What to bring


List of Items:

    • Seasonal Clothingdsc00931
    • Rain Gear
    • Soft-Soled Shoes
    • Hat / Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Camera
    • Food and Beverages

Fishing Licenses (you must provide)

 All Safety Equipment and Fishing Tackle provided

Can I bring my favorite rod and reel?  Yes. Please make arrangements prior to your trip so inventory may be adjusted accordingly.

In order to fish in Canadian waters, you must obtain a Canadian fishing license:

Call 1-800-667-1940 to purchase a Canadian fishing license – Be sure to give yourself enough time to receive your license – It may take 4-6 weeks to receive it.

If you can’t wait, you can take a short drive into Canada and visit any Canadian Tire.

Canadian Tire store locations:

3770 Montrose Road Niagara Falls, Canada  phone 905-354-3848

6840 McLeod Road Niagara Falls, Canada  Phone 905-358-0161

240 Garrison Road Fort Erie, Canada  Phone 905-871-1564


Fishing License fees for New York State: Click here

Resident Annual … $25.00
Non-Resident Annual … $50.00

Resident 7 Day … $12.00
Non-Resident 7 Day … $28.00

Resident 1 Day … $5.00
Non-Resident 1 Day … $10.00

Prices are subject to change.

Youth under 16 do not need a fishing license.

New York Licenses can be purchased at:

Town of Niagara Town Hall 7105 Lockport Rd. Niagara Falls, New York 14305   716-297-2150

Lewiston Town Hall 1375 Ridge Rd Lewiston, New York 14092   716-754-8213

Lewiston Village Hall 145 North 4th St. Lewiston, New York 14092   716-754-8271

Wal-Mart 1540 Military Rd Niagara Falls, New York 14304  Phone: 716-298-4484

For out of state customers:

New York Fishing Licenses can be purchased on line – Click here on this Link


Zero Tolerance: 

I operate a drug free vessel. No illegal drugs of any quantity are permitted on board. All violators will be reported to the U.S. Coast Guard and the appropriate local authorities.

Also, a few beers are permitted. I will not allow hard liquor aboard and any visibly intoxicated customers will be returned to the dock


Ameri-Can Fishing charters fishing  the waters of Lake Erie, Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Niagara Bar and Lake Ontario. Target species include Steelhead, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Chinook (King) Salmon, Coho Salmon, Smallmouth Bass, and Walleye.