Eastern View Outfitters is located in Plattsburgh, New York, along the shores of the Northeastern portion of Lake Champlain. Lake Champlain is home to the arguably the absolute best Bowfishing experience in New York State! Lake Champlain is an exceptionally diverse lake, rich with opportunities to Bowfish a number of species. No other body of water in New York State allows you to shoot 11 species of fish!! Species targeted by means of shooting are Northern Pike & Chain Pickerel during a special season from (March 25-May 25) Then we will target Common Carp, Longnose Gar, Burbot, Mullet, Suckers, Shad, Tench and Bullhead by means of Bowfishing on Lake Champlain from (May 25-October 1) Bowfishing on Lake Champlain is second to none! More species, means targets and more shooting and of course that equals more fun for your group! Lake Champlain also holds the current New York State record Longnose Gar and Bowfin & the Vermont state record Common Carp–so it is very possible to shoot a state record fish on Lake Champlain and we have been close a couple times! We will pickup guests on both the Vermont and the New York side of the Lake which can be arranged when reserving your trip.
Eastern View Outfitters is #1 in Bowfishing on the big water of Lake Champlain! We are an official United States Coast Guard Licensed and Insured Lake Champlain Bowfishing Charter. We are the first Bowfishing Charter on the lake to offer these services and have been professionally Guiding Bowfishing Charters on Lake Champlain longer than anyone else. With over 30 years combined experience Bowfishing our home water, rest assured we will provide you and your group with a safe and successful outing! The vessel we are running is a 2016–21 foot “Top of the Line” Tracker Grizzly sportsman edition set up and made at Bass Pro Shops specifically designed to Bowfish on. It has all the bells and whistles and can comfortably accommodate 4 shooters. Lake Champlain is a huge lake prone to big wind, large wave heights, and various hazards. Navigating these waters at night can be a daunting task so choosing a Captain with the experience and a safe vessel made for this job is vital to the quality and safety of your outdoor experience. We have built a brand that both hardcore outdoors people and beginners trust! Do your research and ask how long have you had a Captain’s License? Are you insured? How long have you been guiding Bowfishing professionally? All great questions when trusting your life on Lake Champlain with someone. Scroll through photo galleries and social media accounts to compare us to others. We will make sure you are safe and successful while on board our vessels. We have over 10 years worth of professionally guided client references available at EVO just ask and we will gladly supply them.
The sport of Bowfishing is very beginner friendly for men, women and children, of all ages! If you have never shot a bow… No worries, anyone can Bowfish! The Captain will have you shooting fish in no time! We will give you proper instruction and be there to help guide you to success! You do not even have to touch the fish that you shoot if you do not want to! The Captain will take care of that plus disposing of the fish after your trip! We supply everything needed for the trip. You just show up with proper clothing attire and have fun! With over 30 years combined Experience Bowfishing in New York & Vermont on Lake Champlain, United States Coast Guard Captains Bryce Collins and Matthew Houser, “Welcome you Aboard!” Come try the most exciting thing you can do with a bow in your hand! Come experience what Bowfishing Fever on Lake Champlain is all about!! Shown at the bottom is a 44.4 lb Common Carp just a few ounces short of the Lake Champlain lake record.