Fishing Charters Buffalo NY area







The question everyone always asks is, “”How did you get the name Sparky?”  I got the name Sparky from the owner of the fine dining restaurant, I was the chef at. He was a little bit of a hot head and a screamer. Everyone got a nickname of some sort. If he called you by your nickname everything was fine.

If he started to call you by your real name it was going to be a very long night!

I work as a Certified Executive Chef and have been in the restaurant industry for 30 years and I like to get away from the chaos of the restaurant and go fishing.

I have fished as long as I can remember and being a Chef I have always enjoyed fresh seafood, so it seemed like a natural transition to obtain my Captain’s license.

In the kitchen as a chef with (years of experience) I have enjoyed training future chefs and I have the same passion for helping people catch more and bigger fish on the water. I enjoy teaching others how to do something that I know well so that they can catch more fish. I have the benefit of helping the anglers catch the biggest and most fish and to enjoy their experience on the water, unlike in the dining room where the guest interaction is sometimes minimal.

How I got started

I was introduced to chartering by fishing with another Charter Captain on several occasions, and am now in my tenth year. He said that he noticed me out fishing a lot on the lake and said I seemed to always be pulling in a “monster”. He suggested I get my Coast Guard Captain’s license and help others catch the same kinds of fish, so I did. I have a Master License rates for 25 tons which is a little more then I need, but most Captains just get what’s called a six pack license.

One unexpected thing I have found from becoming a Charter Captain is all the friends I have made, from literally all across the country. The friends I have met all started out as clients and became friends. I can say that I never stop learning and every day brings new challenges and tactics. I enjoy creating custom fishing adventures for each client. Because each client is an individual I like to take the time to plan a trip that is tailored to the kinds of fish they want to catch and the way they like to fish.

Captain Sparky’s Boat

Comfortably Fits Three Anglers Plus the Captain

Sparky’s Charter boat is a roomy 19 ft Crestliner Tournament Pro, powered by a Yamaha 150hp. The boat is fully equipped with top of the line tackle and gear. We are USSG inspected and fully insured.

The charters include all the bait and tackle for the day as well as fish cleaning and packaging. All of this makes for great day fishing on Lake Ontario, Lake Erie or the Niagara River. It’s also why we are known as the premiere Lake Ontario Fishing Charter as well as one of the most sought after Lake Erie Charter Fishing Service. We’re also charter Lake Erie Smallmouth and Walleye Guides.
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The Fish He’s Catching!! 716-418-6632

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