Join us in 2019 as we celebrate 42 years of turning dreams into memories. Scroll down for fishing trip offerings and details.


Enteriing our 42nd year of catering to anglers from across the country and around the world, 1000 Islands Fishing Charters is widely recognized as the most experienced and innovative sport fishing charter service on the St. Lawrence River.

It's no wonder that in 2019, for the 27th straight year, we will be one of only 14 charter services in N.Y. State and the only one in the 1000 Islands Region approved by the North American Fishing Club, the largest sport fishing organization in the world, serving more than 500,000 angler members.

Office hours: 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. daily
1000 Islands Fishing Charters
  P.O. Box 69
  Clayton, NY 13624-0069
(You must now dial all 10 numbers in our area)
Capt. Allen Benas, Owner/Operator

Gift Certificates for Holiday giving:

Our many offerings and their reasonable prices make them popular Holiday and other special occasion gifts for family and friends.
Order by December 23rd and have it in time for a Christmas morning presentation for that special angler in your life.
For your convenience we will be glad to accept credit card payments for Gift Certificates. Call for information on how to make your "special someone" very happy.


We are the Only Charter Service in the 1000 Islands Offering:
Mixed Party Trips for
just $65 per person! (July 1st through Labor Day)
Your Choice from 3 Different Private Party Bass & Pike Charters. (May 4th through Mid October)
Your Choice from 3 Different Private Party Muskie Hunt Charters. (June 15th through Mid October)

Check out our Private Party Bass & Pike charter rates, with early pike season discounts
for fishing trips between opening day on May 4th and Friday, June 14th.
If your group is larger than six anglers, no problem. Groups up to 12 welcome.
A.B.'S Office, is the Only U.S.C.G. Certified charter fishing boat on the St. Lawrence River, Certified by the U.S.C.G. to legally carry more than the traditional 6 passengers that all the other fishing charter boats are restricted to.


Thousand Island Dressing:

It was created in the early 1900s by the wife of a Clayton fishing guide for his shore dinners. Since 1973 we have been the world's only producer of the 'Original' formula dressing. Read the interesting history that inspired a 60 minute special on national TV.
Better yet,
Purchase the Dressing on line. You can also get a DVD of the 60 minute TV documentary at 50% off, all delivered right to your home in 2 to 3 business days by priority shipping.

We are the only charter service in the 1000 Islands that can accommodate debit & credit cards*

When it comes to fishing in the 1000 Islands, our motto pretty well says it all:
"Unless you're the lead dog, the scenery never changes!"

2019 Fishing Trip Offerings

Half Day Mixed Party Trips :
Enjoy the amenities of a professionally guided fishing trip for $65 per person (July 1st - Labor Day)

Choose from 3 different Private Party Bass & Pike Fishing Charters:
A private outing for groups looking for a traditional 1000 Islands fishng trip. (May 2nd - mid October)

Choose from 3 different Private Party Muskie Hunts:
Trophy muskie charters in prime muskie fishing waters, for private groups. (June 15th - mid Oct.)

A.B.'s Office :
Our 15 passenger U.S.C.G. Certified charter boat. The largest on the St. Lawrence River. Don't be mislead by the term C.G. Inspected.

Choose from a selection of lunches to compliment some Private Party Charters:  (Lunches are professionaly prepared and delivered to the boat on the morning of your trip.)
 On-board LunchFish the entire day enjoying your hearty lunch on board at your convenience.
Island Picnic Cook-out: This has become our most popular shore lunch option since we introduced it two years ago.
Finish your 6 hour charter trip or take a break in your full day charter and enjoy a traditional 1000 Islander's picnic cook-out lunch, prepared on an island, by your guide.

Fishing Tales & Other Good Stuff:
Why you should never bring bananas on a fishing boat, how fishing may help you live longer and a couple great fishing tales.

1000 Islands River Rat Gazette:
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This Season, Come and Fish the 1000 Islands...

The Northern Pike season opens on May 4th in both New York & Ontario,
  the Bass season opens in both New York & Ontario on June 15th.

Contact us to check on availability for your 1000 Islands fishing trip.

Debit & Credit cards:
If you want to use your VISA or Mastercard credit or debit card for your Holiday Season gift certificate we are able
 to accommodate them. Call us for trip and payment details.

1000 Islands Fishing Charters
P.O. Box 69

Clayton, NY 13624-0069
Capt. Allen Benas, Owner/Operator

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