Meet the Pro-Staff

Ken Strimple: Owner Bayside Boat and Let's Catch Fish

Experience: Certified Captain, Certified Guide, ESPN tournaments

Expertise: Center pin, Spinning gear, trolling gear, ice fishing  

Target species: King Salmon, Steelhead (rainbow trout) Browntrout  

Regions fished: New York   

Available for: Fishing Charters, centerpin and float rod lessons, general fishing lessons, ice fishing, and most gear and tackle selection  

Tip: "Irondequoit Bay is an awesome fishery!"

Found at Bayside: Monday through Saturday

 

Jim C., entrepreneur 

Experience: 40+ years fly fishing

Expertise: Fly Fishing (only)

Target species: Saltwater; Tarpon, bonefish, sailfish, marlin, permit,  barracuda, shark. Fresh water; Most species of salmon, steelhead, many species of trout, bass, walleye, pike, gar, carp just about anything you can catch on a fly rod

Regions fished:  USA New York, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Colorado, Tennessee, North Caroline, Florida & Alaska   World-wide; Bahamas, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica

Available for: Fly casting instruction, Fly fishing seminars, assistance with fly fishing gear selection and advice on destinations and guides. No matter what level of fly fishing gear you need talk with me first. 

Tip: "2 minutes from where I live and within 2 hours of Rochester NY is some of the best fishing in the world!"

Found at Bayside: Most Sundays and by appointment

 

Kevin Kram, entrepreneur

Experience: Certified Fly Casting Instructor (graduate of the Wulff Fly Fishing Instructor’s School)  45+ years fly fishing

Expertise: Fly Fishing, Jigging, spin fishing plugs

Target species: Saltwater; Tarpon, bonefish, permit. Fresh water; Most species of salmon, steelhead, many species of trout, bass, shad, pickerel, bullhead, crappie, and lake trout.

Regions fished: USA New York State inland streams ( The Delaware River, Salmon river, Oak Orchard, Fingerlakes, most Lake Ontario tributaries, 1000 Islands), Pennsylvania,  Florida (Naples, 10,000 Islands, Sanibel, Captiva, Boca Grande, Islamorada, Biscayne Bay, Flamingo Bay, Mosquito Lagoon, Bahia Honda, and John Pennecamp Park).  World-wide; Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico

Available for: Fly casting instruction, advice on fly fishing

Tip: "get to your spot early"  but you have heard that before

Found at Bayside: By appointment