Archive for the "Fishing Guide on Lake Erie Buffalo NY" Category

Giant Lake Erie musky caught in the Buffalo Harbor

November 19th, 2013 by CaptainJim

A great shot of my customer, Stan Skotnicki (and Derek Bell not in pix) with a huge Lake Erie, Niagara River musky. The big girl was over 40 lbs and 52″. She hit a green “watermelon” Perch bait, trolled over 22 feet at 2.8 mph. This monster bit just as we we ready to leave to watch the Bills beat the Jersey Jets. We lost another a short time before as it bent a hook right at th… Read More

Casey Hines with a 5.8 lb Lake Erie Smallmouth

October 19th, 2013 by CaptainJim

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Some pictures from October fishing on Lake Erie near Buffalo NY

October 12th, 2013 by CaptainJim

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Fall smallmouth on Lake Erie near Buffalo NY

October 1st, 2013 by CaptainJim

Most people think that because fall is here and winter will soon be upon us that it signals the end of fishing on Lake Erie near Buffalo NY. Nothing could be further from the truth. As the temperatures of Lake Erie begin to fall it triggers the bass to feed like crazy to build up fat for the winter and the maturation of the females eggs.  Fishing many of the areas you would no… Read More

Jim Konackers big Lake Erie smallmouth

September 21st, 2013 by CaptainJim

while visiting relatives in Buffalo, Jim Konacker took time to fish with me and he was rewarded with a monster Lake Erie smallmouth… Read More

Erie Dearie walleye fishing on Lake Erie

August 14th, 2013 by CaptainJim

I had never thought of using a lure called the “Erie Dearie” to fish for walleye, until I began to talk to a former Charter Captain from Ohio. He had used them successfully in the Western Basin of Erie until he retired a few years back. Most of the walleye caught in the Eastern Basin where I do my guiding, are taken in water depths from 25 to 75 feet and most of that is by trol… Read More

Walleye worm harnesses that work

July 9th, 2013 by CaptainJim

The last 2 weeks the walleye bite on the eastern end of Lake Erie near Buffalo New York, can only be phrased as incredible. The massive schools of walleye that roam the western basin in Ohio make their annual journey east to follow schools of bait as they also journey along. This movement provides new york anglers an opportunity to clean house on big schools of big walters. The… Read More

My best boat ever…

July 7th, 2013 by CaptainJim

I have owned and used more boats then many dealers sell in a 5 year span. I have had a dozen Rangers and 10 Bass Cats, a Triumph that rode like a dream along with several other brands that had great features that made each one special but I have never had a boat that was the best of them all. My 2013 Lund 2075 Pro V is that boat. It fishes for bass and walleye like a dream with… Read More

Big smallie on Lake Erie for a happy client

May 12th, 2013 by Captain Jim

Paul Issac of Buffalo New York holds a 5.8lb bass on the day after the opener for the trophy small mouth bass season here in New York State. Paul holds the record in my boat for catching the biggest smallie at 7.4lbs. Whats better then fishing for trophy size small mouth bass and smoking a fine cigar? No better place to catch huge bass then on the eastern end of Lake Erie n… Read More

A bonus walleye while fishing for Lake Erie trophy smallmouth bass

May 12th, 2013 by Captain Jim

Happy angler Don Fuller from Pa caught this beautiful 8lb walleye while fishing on Lake Erie for smallmouth bass. The first Saturday in May is the opener for New York’s special trophy season for smallies. You are allowed to fish for small mouth bass with live bait or artificials and if you like you can take home one fish over 20 inches for mounting. Don nailed this big walley… Read More