Three ways to fish on the Chesapeake
In this type of fishing, one or more lines are baited with lures or bait fish and drawn through the water. Methods: from behind a moving boat or by slowly winding the line in while fishing from a static position. Types of fish caught: rockfish, bluefish, and Spanish mackerel.
A weight is tied to the end of the line and a hook is positioned about an inch above the weight. You can also use the weight to cast or throw the line a set distance. Fish targeted: ground fish such as spot, white perch, croaker and rockfish.
Ground-up fish (chum) is thrown into the water to lure a variety of fish by their sense of smell. Species lured by this type of fishing: rockfish and bluefish.
Charter fishing trips
Book a six or eight-hour fishing trip and let the bay's most experienced captains show you where the fish are. Please keep in mind:
- Charter boats include licenses and tackle
- Trolling does not require bait cost
- Bottom fishing with blood worms is based on market price
- Chumming bait cost is based on market price.
- Boxed lunch options are available. Call 800-233-2080 to order.
Six-hour trip: $625.00
Morning: 6 a.m. to Noon. Afternoon: 1 to 7 p.m. for up to six people
Some boats take more than six people with the same base rate for the first six people, plus $80 for each additional person.
Eight-hour trip: $775.00
You have the convenience of setting your departure time. Some boats take more than six people with the same base rate for the first siz people, plus $80 per additional person.