FAQ

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

This is a short list of our most frequently asked questions. For more information about Pro Guide Charters, or if you need more information, please contact us.


What is included in the fishing trip?
Professional Guide included, fully equipped 28 foot Sportcraft boat, Commercially insured boat, hotel or cottage reservations available upon request. Fish cleaning, packaging and storage also included.

Can you take more than one group at a time?
Yes we do, contact us for details...

Do you have Multi-day packages?
Yes we do, contact us for details....

Do you provide food and beverages?
No, most people bring a small cooler with drinks and sandwiches. No alcohol beverages on board.

Do you provide Rainwear or warm clothing in case of cold weather or rain?
No, make sure you bring warm clothes and rainwear and no matter what time of year or temperature, if it is sunny on the water you can get sunburned so sunglasses and suntan lotion are good things to bring. Wear soft sole shoes (no work boots or hard sole boots).

What is the duration of a one-day trip?
The duration of a one-day trip is 9 hours

What is the duration of a one-day and a half trip?
The duration of a one and half day trip is 9 hours the first day and 5 hours the next. A multiple day trip can also be done. Example 2-day trip, 2 ½ day trip, 3-day trip and more.

What is the catch limit for Walleye?
The catch limit per angler per day is 4 walleye. Only one walleye can be 63 cm (24.8 inches) or over and the remaining 3 walleyes must be below 63 cm (24.8 inches) The possession limit is the same as a daily limit 4 walleye no matter how long your stay is. Catch and release or fish can be consumed every day so the possession limit is not exceeded.

Do i need a fishing license?
A fishing license from Ontario, is required and it can be purchase on line. No fishing license is required for any Canadian resident aged 65 and over and under 18 years of age.
Click here to purchase your license

I heard about people getting seasick... will I?
I wish we could say no... but everyone is different. If you get motion sickness, or feel you may, be sure to be prepared. Gravol or patches is an option and can be found at your favourite pharmacy! Ginger ale in your cooler and soda crackers could be a non-medical option or a backup. A full stomach at all time is the secret to prevent seasickness!

What type of fish can we catch?
On the Bay of Quinte: walleye, pike and sheepshead are the main species that we generally catch

Do we get to keep the fish?
You are allowed to keep your catch provided that it meets the size and species regulations. Fish cleaning, packaging and storage is also provided. But make sure you bring a big cooler for your trip home. Ice can be purchased at the marina for your convenience.

What if the weather is bad and we have to cancel?
If the weather is bad and your trip has to be cancelled, the Captain will work with you to rebook a different day. See cancellation policy for more details.

What should i bring?
Food and beverages, photography equipment, large cooler for return trip home, sunglasses and suntan lotion, rainwear and warm clothing, soft sole shoes (no work boots), Gravol for seasickness to be used at your own discretion.

If I call you the night before my trip and tell you that I heard that bad weather is expected, can I cancel my trip?
No, everybody must present themselves at the dock the morning of their trip and then it can be determined if the trip needs to be cancel. Very often the weatherman is wrong and it turns out to be a beautiful day.

Do I have to bring my own lifejacket?
No, all safety equipment is supplied.




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