Sweet Melissa Fishing Charters - Canandaigua, NY



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Sunset Cruises
If fishing is not your forte then gather a few friends and take a day or night cruise down beautiful Canandaigua Lake to enjoy the refreshing  views and weather.

Plenty of comfortable seating available. This vessel has many household amenities such as a stereo w/ 10 speakers through out the boat. It's equipment with heat, sink, refrigerator, located in the galley for your food & beverages.  Boat is also equipped with blue lights throughout making night trips a blast. Along with underwater blue lights that light up the front of the boat like a blue lagoon for swimming, diving, and fun at dusk or dawn.


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Sunset Charters
1-4 people
3 hours:$300

Additional hours & people $50.00 

Can accommodate up to Eight (8) passengers   

Sunset Cruises

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Beautiful Scenery

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Canandaigua Lake Sunset

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(585) 905-6252

      Sweet Melissa Fishing Charters
     Phone: 585-905-6252

                                            NYS Licensed Guide
                                               Badge #: 7144

The Sweet Melissa Fishing Charter is home based in Canandaigua, NY and serves several lakes throughout the Finger Lakes Region including Keuka Lake, Conesus Lake, and Honeoye Lake. Click to enlarge photo Charters in Canandaigua depart from the Canandaigua City Pier or I can pick you up at the dock of your lake home, cottage or rental vacation home. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and refreshing views on board. The Sweet Melissa is 30 ft. Suntracker Party Hut that was fully remodeled in 2012. This dual level split floor fishing vessel is fully equipped with all necessary gear to catch lots of fish. You’ll fish with Mike Fiorentino who has over 25 years experience in these waters and can teach you many  different techniques used in catching large fish. We supply all the gearClick to enlarge photo necessary for  vertical jigging and/or trolling using down riggers and other modern techniques. You are welcome to bring your own equipment for jigging or casting if you choose. There are several lakes to choose from where you can catch many varieties of different types of fish.

The Boat
 The Sweet Melissa is the ULTIMATE fishing boat of the Finger Lakes!  If Click to enlarge photo you are looking for a BIG boat with LOTS of room for you and your party then we have you covered. This Suntracker Party Hut Pontoon Boat is the largest made pontoon in its fleet. It is powered with 90 HP Johnson Outboard motor and was custom built and remodeled in 2012. This Vessel can be fully enclosed from the driver’s console/galley area to the rear of the boat keeping you out of any weather you may encounter. So you can fish rain or shine. It also offers many amenities that may be found in your home such as a heater, refrigerator, sink, stereo , solar panels, power ladder, along with an enclosed head (bathroom) for you while on board.

The Sweet Melissa offers a spectacular view around the finger lakes. Great for relaxing, fishing and catching rays. Or kick back and relax on one of 3 available couches and 2 dinette tables in the galley and front of the boat. On this boat you never feel cramped or crowded and feel like your fishing on top of each other. This vessel is rated for up to 12 passengers so there is plenty of space.

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We have never been one to skimp on equipment. So, this boat will be equipped with ONLY the FINEST things available to us. For electronics we use a top of the line HD (High Definition) Click to enlarge photoDown Imaging  Humminbird Fish Finder, (2) Dual Rod Holder - Big Jon Down Riggers.  Along with the King of Trolling Motors; a Minn Kota Terrova 80 / I-Pilot with foot petal & handheld remote - consisting of 6 GPS Pre-programmed/Pre-recorded 2 mile Trolling Routes & multiple GPS marked Hotspots and drop offs. This vessel is also equipped with underwater blue lights that light up the water making it look like a blue lagoon at night. These are great to attract those late biting fish after the sunsets and really makes your bait pop in the water.

Our Fishing Poles are a great selection of baitcasters, open face and closed face reels made by Shimano, Abu Garcia, Diawa, Zebco, & Shakespeare.  All utilizing Ugly Stik's.  We even have poles for kids under 12. The Sweet Melissa is also equipped with a live well for your days catch if you decide to keep the fish. To put it all into perspective we have the ULTIMATE fishing boat with the best gear and amenities to make your trip memorable, relaxing, and enjoyable.

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Email: sweetmelissacharters@gmail.com
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Charter Options

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             Charter Rates
$425 for a half day [4 People]
$500 for a half day [5 People]
$600 for a half day [6 People]
$700 for a half day [7 People]
$800 for a half day [8 People]

$525 for a full day [4 People]    

$600 for a full day [5 People]
$700 for a full day [6 People]
$800 for a full day [7 People]
$900 for a full day [8 People]

Additional hours $50.00

           Captain's Special
4 hour evening trip followed by next day full day trip (8 hr) $1000
1 to 4 people $50.00 additional person, 8 maximum.

Half Days – 4 hours fishing
   Full Days – 6 Hours Fishing

   Open 7 days a week 7am - 8pm
* Given the size of the Sweet Melissa we can accommodate up to
8 people. 2 person minimum
100 deposit required. Deposit refunded if cancelled within 7 days of trip. Deposit can be made by check or through Pay Pal with any major credit card.

      You MUST have a valid
        NY Fishing license

   Buy your fishing license here

   What to bring with you

• Food and Beverage.
• Appropriate seasonal clothing. Rain gear is a plus.
• Polarized sunglasses can be a great help.
• Sunblock.
• A cooler for the catch if you choose to keep some of your catch

 New York State Fresh Water Fishing Records As of May 28, 2013

Finger Lakes
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