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About Kingfisher Charters

Captain Jon Wilbur


Captain Jon Wilbur can provide you with some of the best charter fishing in Oswego, NYand the surrounding areas of Lake Ontario. Let Captain Jon share his fishing experience with you abourd the Kingfisher and provide a charter experience with memories to last for years.


Captain Jon is fully licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard and Kingfisher Charters is fully insured.


Kingfisher Charters fishes all the major derbies, some with Grand Prizes up to $20,000. Kingfisher Charters encourages all its guests to enter and and experience the excitement of fishing a derby during your trip.

The Kingfisher


The Kingfisher is a fast and comfortable 28' Baha Cruiser. The Kingfisher is a stable cruiser with plenty of room for guests to fight fish, move around or just relax.

She is fully equipped with the highest quality equipment.

  • Scotty Electric Downriggers
  • Lowrance Fish Finder
  • GPS
  • 2 Ship to Shore VHF radios
  • Autopilot Moor sub troll speed and temp indicator
  • A stand up enclosed head for your comfort


What Can You Expect?


Captain Jon and the Kingfisher will do their absolute best to provide you with a fishing trip to remember! Captain Jon's knowledge and experience of the local and surrounding waters is sure to provide you with fun and excitement on your trip!


Your days catch will be well cared for onboard and cleaned when we return to shore.


All fishing equipment and tackle is provided as well as safety gear.  You may also bring your own gear. Your fun and safety are Captain Jon's primary concern. Because of this, in the event of inclement weather a trip may be cancelled at the Captains discretion.  Trips may be rescheduled or if you wish, your deposit will be refunded in full. Click here for a gallery of some of our Happy Guests and their catch!


What do you need to bring?


Our guests will need to bring the following:

  • A NY State Fishing License.  A NYS License can be purchased in almost any sport shop.
  • Food and Beverages for the trip
  • A cooler for your catch
  • Sunglasses. Polarized sunglasses work the best.
  • Rain Gear & soft Soled shoes
  • A Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Absolutely NO illegal drugs allowed on board