Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Ice Fishing Charter
Pro Tip: Free Video of your Fishing Charter to make this experience last a lifetime.
Good for Kids: Yes
Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Sweet Melissa Fishing Charters & Guides Services
The name Sweet Melissa might sound like she's a shy little girl—but in fact, she's a 30-foot-long, double-decker pontoon boat, stocked with fishing equipment and Captain Mike. An New York State-certified charter guide with more than 25 year of experience, Mike steers his vessel through multiple lakes in the Finger Lakes region on custom trips. His outings range from basic fishing lessons to walk-and-wade excursions and wintertime ice-fishing adventures.