Virginia Fishing Charters

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Inshore Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

Inshore Fish Highway - 30’ SeaHunt

80% (5)
30 ft 1 - 6 People From $122 / person

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Reedville

Full Day Fishing Trip - 40’ Evans

100% (4)
40 ft 1 - 6 People From $108 / person

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

VA Beach Nearshore Action

100% (6)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $117 / person

Inshore Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Trip

100% (5)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $120 / person

Inshore Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Luxury Inshore

100% (4)
45 ft 1 - 6 People From $125 / person

Inshore Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

Chesapeake Bay Monster Reds

100% (5)
25 ft 1 - 5 People From $120 / person

Most Popular Types of Trips in Virginia

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Fishing Charters In Virginia

A fishing trip off the coast of Virginia Beach, VA is an exciting opportunity for any fishing enthusiast. You'll be heading out to sea with the aim of catching Mahi Mahi, Albacore Tuna, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Black Seabass, and more. On this trip, you'll be fishing around the offshore wind farms, which are a great spot to catch all kinds of sportfish. You'll be chasing after Mahi Mahi, Albacore Tuna, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, Black Seabass, and other species, keeping a keen eye on the water for any signs of activity. The sea will be teeming with life, and you'll feel the excitement building as you wait for the telltale tug on your line. As you reel in your first catch, you'll feel the adrenaline hit! As the sun begins to set, you'll start to make your way back to shore, exhausted but happy after a day of successful fishing. You'll return with a cooler full of fresh fish, ready to be cooked up and enjoyed as a delicious meal. Overall, a fishing trip off the coast of Virginia Beach, VA, is an unforgettable experience! Get out there and bag a new personal best! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

Nearshore Wind Farm Fishing

100% (4)
30 ft 1 - 6 People From $249 / person

Head 70 miles offshore where the waters are seriously deep and the fish are seriously big! Captain Brian is ready to take up to 6 of you and your friends on a full day deepsea adventure to troll for big game. You might catch the bite of a spectacular Marlin or Sailfish, or the tasty Tuna and Mahi Mahi. Once you get out there, there’s no telling what you’ll come back with! Be prepared for a big fight to reel in one of these monsters and your rewards will be great as you claim a trophy catch or a delicious dinner to take home! Once aboard the 45’ Ray Davis, you will be provided with everything you need to hook a big one. The 760hp Cummins engines will power you quickly through the seas as you troll using the outriggers on board. Once you hear that sweat scream of the reel, climb into the fighting chair and let the battle begin! The vessel also comes equipped with a full kitchen and refrigerator to maximize your comfort. All rods, reels, tackle, and live bait will be provided by Captain Brian. Bring drinks and snacks to store in the refrigerator, and appropriate clothing. It can get hot out on the deep seas, so be sure to bring plenty of sunblock, a pair of polarized sunglasses, and a cool hat. This trip could be productive and tons of fun, so set out to have a blast! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Virginia Beach

Deepsea VA-B Trip

100% (4)
45 ft 1 - 6 People From $550 / person
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Virginia

What are the best fishing charters in Virginia?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 8 trips in Virginia, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore Fish Highway - 30’ SeaHunt guided by Jay, VA Beach Nearshore Action guided by Kevin, and Full day Fishing Trip - 40’ Evans guided by Buck.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

The most popular cities to book a charter in Virginia are Virginia Beach and Reedville.

Looking for kid friendly charters in Virginia? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Virginia.

What types of fishing charters are common in Virginia?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Virginia as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and river fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Virginia are: 1. cobia, 2. redfish, 3. spanish mackerel, and 4. flounder.

The most common fishing techniques in Virginia are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and bottom fishing but heavy tackle fishing and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Virginia fishing charters cost?

in Virginia prices can range anywhere from an affordable $600 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Virginia is $700. The average price for a full day trip in Virginia is $1,266.

What month is best for fishing in Virginia?

The most popular season for fishing in Virginia is spring, and most anglers book their trips 44 days in advance.

Do I need a Virginia fishing license and what are the bag limits in Virginia?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Virginia don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Virginia.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Highly knowledgeable guide and hard working mate. Capt. Buck and Rodney provided top notch guiding and service and, in spite of foul weather, kept us on the bite throughout the day. Highly recommended by a seasoned fisherman.

    William C. with Buck S. of Reedville, Virginia

  • ★★★★★
    Captain and mate were really great, the fish was slow for everyone we met today but they never quit. We brought several home.

    Gerald J. with Kevin P. of Virginia Beach, Virginia

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