Cruise The State By Boat
From the beach and bay shores to the rivers and mountain streams, Virginia is a water lover's paradise! Charter a boat for a great, family-friendly fishing or cruising experience completely customized to your specifications.
The Chesapeake Bay offers various fishing opportunities such as bottom fishing, trolling, chumming and jigging. Anglers can catch a wide variety of species from Spot, Croaker, Trout, Flounder and Sea Bass to larger fish such as Bluefish, Rockfish (aka Striped Bass), Spanish Mackerel and Cobia. Adventures in off-shore deep sea fishing from Virginia Beach are available as well.
No fishing license required when hiring a charter boat captain and crew to lead a trip!
Chincoteague Island, off the north-eastern coast of Virginia's Eastern Shore, is known for its Flounder.
Inland, Virginia's lakes and rivers provide beautiful, year 'round fishing and boating amidst beautiful state parks and charming, one-of-a-kind Main Street towns.
- Obtain a license to fish Virginia's lakes and rivers.
- Charter Services
- Fishing in Virginia
- Virginia Charter Boat Association
From three-hour scenic tours and teen party cruises to dolphin, whale and wild pony watching, vessels depart daily from marinas across the Commonwealth.
- Boat & Harbor Cruises
Captains and crews are First Aid and CPR certified, and the boats carry life preservers for all ages. Charter boats abide by all federal and state laws.