Tidewater Virginia is one of the best areas on the Atlantic Coast for sport fishing. Area charter boat operators and guides offer inshore fishing, offshore fishing, wreck fishing and other trips.
Anglers will find a variety of options, including head boats, charter boats, small boat guides, and even paddlesports trips. Most local captains and guides assist anglers of all skill levels.
A wide range of saltwater fish species are targeted by local fishermen. Popular inshore species include striped bass, flounder, speckled trout, gray trout (weakfish), red drum, black drum, cobia, sheepshead, spot, croakers, and others.
For offshore fishing enthusiasts, charter boat operators offer trips targeting tuna, wahoo, mahi mahi, billfish, sharks, and other pelagic species.
In addition, some providers offer deep sea trips for black sea bass, tautog, grouper, tilefish, and other bottom dwellers.