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Bassmaster Pro Elite Fisherman Jamie Hartman

Private Bass Fishing Excursion

Take your fishing to the next level with a private full-day or half-day excursion on Oneida Lake with Bassmaster Pro Elite Fisherman Jamie Hartman. Born and raised in Upstate New York, Hartman has chosen Oneida Lake as his favorite fishing spot time after time. With an abundance of lunkers, room to troll and a depth of almost 60 feet, it’s no wonder why a Bassmaster Pro Elite would fish here.

Book your spot today!

Call (315)292-0539 to sign up for your fishing trip today and let’s see what you can reel in. Fishing excursions will be available from June 9th - September 7th (based on availability).

• Full-Day (6am - 2pm) – $500
• Half-Day (3pm - 7pm) – $350
• Half-Day Electronic Class – $300

Please plan to pay with cash the day of your excursion or via PayPal in advance.

What To Bring

• Lunch/Snacks/Non-Alcoholic Drinks
• Sunscreen/Hat/Sunglasses
• Fishing Pole and Tackle or use the one provided
New York State Fishing License

These trips are catch and release only. There is a max of two adults and one child per trip. Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and child must wear life vest at all times. New York State fishing license is required for anyone 16 years of age or older and must be purchased before the excursion date. Follow the link to purchase a New York State Fishing License.


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Food Menu

Serving delicious breakfast, sandwiches, pizza, pastries, ice cream and coffee.

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Whether you're a spinning enthusiast or cyclist or having been on a bike in years, Oneida Lake's shoreline and parks are fun to explore on two wheels.

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Water Bikes

Water bikes offer the fun and fitness of riding a bicycle, but with the smoothness and serenity of being on the water for a refreshing way to play.

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Paddle Boards

Paddle boarding is kind of like surfing without the waves. It’s also a great workout since you use your core muscles for balance and stability.

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Set out for a day on the lake in your own canoe, with plenty of room for your gear and companion. Stop by Sylvan Beach Supply Co. to rent yours.

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Kayaking is one of the best ways to explore Oneida Lake. Single and tandem kayak rentals are available at Sylvan Beach Supply Co. at The Cove.

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Lake Fun Packages

Enhance your fun in the sun experience with our lake fun packages.

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Fishing Boats

Whether you’re luring rock bass and sunfish or you’re going deep for yellow perch, walleye and northern pike, you’ll need a versatile fishing boat that can help you on your quest for that trophy lunker.

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Deck Boats

Climb aboard your vessel to all things water fun. Load up your boat with friends, family, snacks and any water sports equipment including tubes, water skis and fishing tackle. 

Ski Boats

Ski boats have seen a surge in popularity in recent years. Sylvan Beach Supply Co. offers ski boat rentals for the day! 

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Pontoon Boats

Vacation cottages at The Cove include your own personal pontoon boat and slip during your stay. Others may rent them at Sylvan Beach Supply Co.