Booking Information
Headshaker Sportfishing looks forward to fishing with you, please find our policies, a link to our full calendar and booking form. We do accept online payments for deposits or full payment of your trip.

We realize that life happens and things can impact your trip such as bad weather (Captain's call on go/no-go due to weather) or other scheduling conflicts, we will reschedule you to the next available date that is convenient for us and you if applicable. If the season is fully booked, you will be booked into the next season. There are no refunds in-case of bad weather, small craft advisories or other circumstances beyond our control.

The Fine Print

Please review our policies below, if you have any question please feel free to reach out to us.

  • We have a ZERO tolerance policy for drug use of any kind. Please take any current prescriptions per doctors orders. Any evidence of recreational drug use (including marijuana) prior to or during the trip will be immediate cancellation of the trip regardless of time of day or where we are in the trip schedule. No refunds will be issued.

  • No hard alcohol please, beer or other canned beverages are acceptable in moderation. This is not a drinking trip, we hope you are booking this trip to enjoy your time on the water walleye fishing with friends. If your plan is to get drunk on the boat, the trip will be cancelled. No refunds will be issued.

  • You must have a current NYS Fishing License for the days you plan on fishing, please bring the original with you. We recommend taking a picture of it with your phone for a back-up or install the DEC App on your device.

  • No firearms on board please, we are strong second amendment supporters of everyone's right to carry, however there is no need for it on-board while we are fishing.

  • No small children please at this time, we offer trips for 16 years old and over.

  • Arguing, yelling or swearing at the Captain or crew will not be tolerated at anytime during your trip and will result in immediate cancellation. No refunds will be issued.
  • 7:15 am approximate departure time for charters. For changes in arrival times please contact us immediately if you will be late. We ask that you arrive at least 15 mins before departure time. Earlier departure times may be arranged in advance, call us to discuss options at (716) 225-7055.

  • If we need to delay our departure we will contact you at the mobile phone number that you provided at the time of booking. Please make sure this is the phone you will have on you the day of the trip.

Booking Costs

We require a $300 minimum deposit or full payment at the time of booking and the balance (if any) the morning of your trip. All deposits and charter fees are non-refundable, no exceptions.
Full Day Walleye Fishing
(7 hours) Dock to Dock
Half Day Walleye Fishing
(7 hours) Dock to Dock
Charter Deposit$300.00
All trips are up to 4 Adult people maximum.

We can have substitutions for the first mate depending on scheduling. We do not pay the First Mate. Please be sure to tip them accordingly. They will work hard for you during your trip in the back of the boat to make it an enjoyable and educational time on the water. A typical Tip is 20% of the total charter price paid in cash to them directly.