Captain Ken Strimple to re-open Bayside Ship & Tackle on Empire Blvd. Bayside Ship and Tackle is happy to welcome the new management team and owner Captain Ken Strimple, (competition bass fisherman who fished on the ESPN Northern Tour) to reopen and run the Bayside Ship and Tackle Shop. Stop in and meet the team “I’m extraordinarily excited to share my zeal for fishing and my vision for Irondequoit Bay as a recreational destination,” said Strimple. “Our plans to expand include adding more pontoon boats, a fly fishing shop, and cafe, which we hope will be a draw for residents of Penfield, Webster, and greater Rochester.
We’ve got a full-service tackle shop, live bait, boat rentals, boat repair shop, and will be adding more services and goods each week.” Captain Ken’s fishing site, Letscatchfish has been dedicated to encouraging younger people to find out fishing. PRO staff will be on site to assist with casting lessons, share stories and be available for questions each weekend All year. “We hope it will turn into a place fishing fans of every age and skill will hunt down to share some giant fish stories or a cup of coffee” states Captain Ken. Anglers can join the “L.C.F FISHING CLUB” and receive a 10% discount on all bait, tackle, charter services and fishing boat or pontoon ship rentals all the year round. “Bayside will be adding a skating rink this winter were visitors can enjoys mint hot chocolates and Music on the Bay each Fri. And Sat. Evenings.
“We shall also have a full service ice fishing center for each one of those cold weather enthusiasts. How cool is that?” added Captain Ken. “Please stop in and introduce yourself to our staff, let us know precisely what you need, learn a bit, share a story, watch some Local fly tying gurus (join our mailing list), hear a great story or get a new friend.” added Patrick. From the LCF Pro Staff “We are anxious to make a family experience like no other. Irondequoit Bay is an unemployed resource for water sports”, announced Captain Ken, “the kids will love it.” You could have attended one of their seminars at Gander Mountain to find out about “bumping for Brown Trout or how to catch huge salmon. Now you can experience seminars at their shop at 1350 Empire Blvd, on the south shore of the Irondequoit Bay. Bayside provides fishing charters for the Northern Hemisphere’s most dazzling giant brown trout steelhead or King Salmon.
A trip of a life time (at local rates) See their Facebook page the internet website press release distributors Or their fishing website letscatchfish for detailed information The bait shop, boat rentals and tackle shop baysideboatandtackle No matter what time of the year the Rochester area is a treasure for serious anglers Bayside has gurus on staff to help clients with selecting the right gear, lures, bait and tackle for local fishing in any conditions. The region hosts some of the finest fall steelhead and giant brown trout runs chasing King salmon (Captain has a secret sauce for eggs) but the summer fishing in the bay is great. You can catch large and smallmouth bass, giant pike, perch and more. In the winter it can be one of the best selections for ice fishing. The remodeled store carries a full line of lures, live bait and fishing supplies ; all you need for a day on the water. Captain Ken adds, “Our staff is seasoned, friendly, pro, and conversant with the local fishing scene. We can help you find the ‘hot spots.'” Get out on the Bay with family and friends this summer.
Pack a picnic and hire a fishing or pontoon ship for the day or the week. Call (585) 224-8289 for information or reservations.