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RODMASTER CHARTERS home port is Irondequoit Bay, which is located on Lake Ontario’s south shore in Rochester, New York. This area is well known for consistently producing fantastic catches of trout, salmon and smallmouth bass. The sheltered waters within the Bay are also known for trout, walleye, northern pike and largemouth bass, which offers a great option on the rare days that the “big” lake is unfishable due to inclement weather. This mid-lake area has the best of both worlds -- it has a fantastic inshore fishery with plenty of structure which historically has always held fish, AND a nearby offshore fishery where you can rapidly access deep water. Simply put, long “runs” to get to fish are unnecessary here. We spend our time FISHING not running up and down the lake! Further tribute to this area’s consistent action is the fact that several charter operations actually move their business to this region at different periods during the season, when their waters become unproductive. We've fished Lake Ontario from east to west and have decided that THIS IS THE PLACE TO BE. It offers an unbeatable combination of elements, producing a truly WORLD CLASS FISHERY!
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Enter your starting point in the form at right to get driving directions to The Rodmaster's dock at 109 Lake Rd., Webster, NY 14580.

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All anglers, other than the exceptions listed below, must purchase and have in their possession a valid New York State fishing license.

A NYS resident may purchase a license for $15 for 7 days of fishing or $29 for the full season. The cost for a non-resident is $15 for a 1 day license, $35 for 7 days or $70 for the full season.

  • Any angler under 16 years of age, no license required.
  • Residents of US Veterans Administration hospitals, free permit available.
  • Department of Mental Hygiene institutions, free permit available.
  • Department of Health Rehabilitation hospitals, free permit available.
  • Inmates at Division of Youth rehabilitation centers, free permit available.
  • See the NYS DEC website for additional exceptions.
Fishing licenses are available:
  • At any license issuing outlet - most bait and tackle shops, Walmart or Kmart stores, sporting goods stores or town clerk's offices. A valid driver's license or permit is required as proof of residency.
  • Online at the NYS DECALS website
  • By phone by calling 1-86-NY-DECALS (1-866-933-2257)
  • Free permits, if applicable, can be obtained by contacting NYS DEC License Sales, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4790.
To qualify for a resident fishing license, you must be able to show proof of residence in NYS for at least 30 days prior to the date of application. Active members of the US Armed Forces stationed in NYS and full time college students in residence in NYS also qualify for resident licenses.

Lifetime resident fishing licenses are available by contacting the NYS DEC or through any licensing issuing outlet as above. This is a great gift idea and a great way to get the kids "hooked" for a lifetime!
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