Chesapeake Bay Monster Reds & Cobia - 25' C-Hawk

Starting at $760

Pricing & Availability

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Fishing Info


Light Tackle, Heavy Tackle, Bottom Fishing, Trolling

Water Type


Skill Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


Cobia, Redfish, Rockfish, Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout

About Your Trip

Head out with Captain Jack Limroth to hook into some monster Red Drum and Cobia on the Chesapeake Bay. Captain Jack has grown up on these waters and no fish is safe (except the small ones!) after he cranks up his engine to head out.

Captain Jack specializes in sight fishing in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the nearshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia Beach. Though his primary targets are Cobia and Red Drum, there are a plethora of other species like spadefish, Spanish mackerel, and black drum that are also available when the conditions do not permit sight fishing. Aside from the breeder-sized Red Drum, all of the fish you'll be targeting make great table fare and will be cleaned and ready to prepare once back at the dock!

He knows all the best honey holes for getting into giant Bull Reds, the best spots to post up to catch a cruising Cobia, and the best methods for getting them on the end of your line and into the boat. On your trip, Captain Jack will share all his knowledge, tips, and tricks with you so you can catch one of these giants from start to finish by yourself.

You will meet up with Capt. Jack at the Porch on Long Creek where his boat will be fully loaded with all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for an epic day out on the water! This way all you need to bring is your sun protection, Capt. Jack will take care of the rest.

About Your Boat

Boat type: Center Console

Boat Manufacturer: C-hawk

Boat length: 25ft

Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki

Engine HP: 225

Number of engines: 1

Extras: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Tower Steering Console

About Your Guide

Born and raised in Virginia Beach, Capt. Jack Limroth has spent years navigating the waters of the lower Chesapeake Bay. As a child, he spent most of his time targeting speckled trout and redfish in the Lynnhaven River before venturing out into the Chesapeake Bay to hunt heavily sought after gamefish like cobia and bull drum. With numerous Virginia Saltwater Citations and recognition in local tournaments, he has proved himself as an avid angler and cannot wait to further his career on the water with King Tide Charters. Come see for yourself and book a trip today!


Tommy Barton

April 28, 2021

Been fishing with Jack since we were little. I’ve lost count the number of cobias and giant red drum we’ve caught together. This guy knows his stuff. He’s extremely hard working and won’t stop till a fish hits the deck! From cobias to 60+ pounds to giant bull reds this guy has you covered! Give him a shout and get on the books! I GUARANTEE you won’t regret it!

George Carter Loizou

April 30, 2021

I’ve been fishing with Jack for about 3 years now and can honestly say he has more knowledge about the bay than anyone I know. He was raised on the bay and has the magic touch when it comes to finding Cobia and big Drum. Book a trip and I promise you will not be dissapointed.

Kevin Keane

April 30, 2021

When it comes to putting us on the fish, there is no one I trust more than Jack. He will do just about anything to make sure you not only have a great time, but also catch the fish of a lifetime. From Crystal lake to Cape Charles, King Tide Charters should be the first call you make!

Ryan Woessner

June 9, 2021

My wife and I have fished with Jack twice now, and let me tell you, no one is going to work harder to put you on some big fish (and have fun doing it at the same time). On our last trip, the day before we arrived it was a struggle. The cobia were visible but not eating. The morning we showed up, Jack threw the kitchen sink at them until he found what worked and then we were in business...BIG TIME. I’d jump at the chance to fish with this guy anytime!



All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Rods, Reels & Tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Food and Drinks

Required Items

A valid fishing license.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find a license for your state here.


Start Location

2109 W Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451, USA

Start Time(s)

08:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 01:00 PM


6 hours, 8 hours,