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  |  Upper Bay  |  Middle Bay  |  Potomac River  |  Tangier Sound

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

Big Worm Fishing Charters

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


Family Fishing Adventures
Family Fishing Adventures

Capt. Chris Hendershot
Annapolis, MD
familyfishingadventures.com


Fin Hunter Charter Fishing
Fin Hunter Charter Fishing

Capt. Tim Smith 410-365-9761
Pasadena, MD | Deale, MD
finhuntercharterfishing.com


Mallard Charters
Mallard Charters

Capt. Troy Ruth 410-643-1651
Stevensville, MD
mallardcharters.com


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


Miss Lizzy Fishing Charters

Miss Lizzy Fishing Charters
Capt. Shawn Gibson, 301-855-8450
Chesapeake Beach, MD
misslizzycharters.com


Patent Pending Charters
Patent Pending Charters

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


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


Tricia Ann Charter Fishing

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


Wound Tight Sportfishing

Wound Tight Sportfishing
Capt. Shawn Gibson, 410-610-6283
North Beach, MD / Ocean City, MD
woundtightcharters.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