Chesapeake Bay and Mid-Atlantic Charter Fishing Guide

One of the most difficult ways to learn how to fish the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean is trial and error. Then there’s the boat issue; we don’t all have one. Luckily, the Bay is full of knowledgeable guides and charter captains ready to show you the ropes. Below you will find a directory of professional guides, charter boats, and head boats to get you started on your quest for the perfect fish. Whether you like to fly fish, troll, or bottom fish, there’s likely a local expert who can lend a hand. If you're just now trying to learn how to fish, our Fishing for Beginners articles are perfect for you. 

Coastal

Morning Star Fishing
Capt. Monty's Morning Star
Capt. Monty Hawkins, 410-520-2076
Ocean City, MD
morningstarfishing.com


Judith M Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Judith M Fishing
410-289-7438
Ocean City, MD
judithmfishingoc.com


Upper Bay

Drizzle Bar Charters
Drizzle Bar Charters

Capt. George Bentz, 410-428-7110
Pasadena, MD
drizzlebarcharters.com


Middle Bay

Backdraft Charter Fishing
Backdraft Charter Fishing

Capt. Charlie Sisson, 301-752-3535
Tracys Landing, MD
backdraftcharters.com


Big Worm Fishing Charters

Big Worm Fishing Charters 
Capt. Drew Payne, 410-474-4428
Edgewater, MD
fishbigworm.com


ebb tide charters
Ebb Tide Charters
Capt. Billy Gee, 410-703-2549
Deale, MD
fishebbtidecharters.com


Gone Fishin Charters

Gone Fishin'
Capt. Ray & Michelle, 443-336-7853
Annapolis, MD
facebook.com/gonefishincharters/


chesapeake beach rod n reel charter fishing
Rod N Reel Charter Fishing
Largest charter fishing fleet on the Chesapeake Bay
1-800-233-2080
Chesapeake Beach, MD
chesapeakebeachresortspa.com


Patent Pending Charters
Patent Pending Charters

Capt. John Whitman, 410-703-3246
Deale, MD
patentpendingcharters.com


Penny Sue Charters
Penny Sue Charters
Capt. Mike Smolek, 443-280-4410
Edgewater, MD
pennysuecharters.com


Tricia Ann Charter Fishing

Tricia Ann II Charter Fishing
Capt. Wayne Schuhart, 301-751-6056
Chesapeake Beach, MD
triciaanncharterfishing.com


Potomac River

Apex Predators Potomac Creek LLC
Apex Predators Potomac Creek, LLC

Capt. Mike Sielicki & Capt. Chris Evans, 540-408-3113
Potomac Creek
fishapex.com


Tangier Sound

Kingfish II Charters
Kingfish II 

Capt. Harry Nield, 443-871-3499
Deal Island, MD
fishandduck.com