Meet the Captain

Experience Lake Ontario fishing with CAPT. MIKE PASTORE, full time USCG and NYS licensed Captain and multi-species guide. He has 26 years of professional service and over 35 years of fishing experience overall. He's spent countless hours on Lake Ontario, the New York State Finger Lakes and many other waters, and has thousands of successful sport fishing trips to his credit.

Capt. Mike's career has produced a list of accomplishments that few could hope to achieve! This list includes an unparalleled track record of winning fish in the prestigious LAKE ONTARIO COUNTIES (L.O.C.) TROUT AND SALMON DERBY.

Capt. Pastore's reputation and accomplishments are well documented. He is so confident in both the fishery and his abilities that trips aboard the RODMASTER are guaranteed! For details on prize winners in recent years, see RODMASTER DERBY RECORDS.

2011 LOC Derby Dates
Spring: 4/29 - 5/8
Summer: 6/18 - 7/17
Fall: 8/19 - 9/5

It's YOUR TURN to catch the BIG ONE!

Trophy Rainbow Trout

Centrally located near ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, we have some of the finest freshwater fishing available anywhere in the world. Lake Ontario is truly a world class fishery and home to brown trout, lake trout, rainbow trout and steelhead, coho salmon, atlantic salmon and chinook (king) salmon. Excellent catches and trophy fish are common! Be sure to browse our collection of TROUT AND SALMON PHOTOS.


Custom Casting Trips

Rodmaster Charters also conducts custom casting trips on New York State inland waters for bass, pike, muskie and walleye. Casting trips are run aboard state of the art "Bass-Pro" style boats. They are fully equipped and great rigs for casting! You can bring your favorite rod and reel or use ours. We've got plenty of lures to cover any and all fishing conditions. Trips are designed for 1 to 3 people per boat. Learn more about these exciting casting trips. . .

The Ultimate Lake Ontario Charter Boat!

Fish aboard the best! Our premium vessel - the RODMASTER is not your average charter boat! This is a 33' Trojan International Sportfishing Yacht boasting a 13' beam (width) and fully equipped with the finest in fishing equipment, electronics and all the amenities of home. You can be assured of a safe, successful, comfortable and enjoyable day aboard the RODMASTER! Read more about the Rodmaster . . .


Rodmaster Sportfishing Charters is an exceptionally professional fishing charter service, specializing in premium trips for the "upscale" sportsman, anglers who have been disappointed on other fishing charters and are looking for something more, or anyone who just wants the best! We are able to accomodate any group size or make up with our three charter boat fleet. From beginner to seasoned veteran, fishing buddies, family groups, corporate outings, team building events - or folks who just enjoy being out on the water - we welcome everyone! The Rodmaster is also equipped for handicap accessibility.


Your Trophy Awaits You!

Trophy Trout & Salmon Photos