Penny Sue Charters

Penny Sue Charters invites you out for an unforgettable day of fishing the Chesapeake Bay. With over 25 years of experience, you can count on Captain Michael Smolek to get the job done. Bring your family, friends, or coworkers on a fun fishing outing and see just what is it that makes this fishery so popular.

You’ll be fishing from a 40’ Robbins boat that runs on a 375 HP Caterpillar engine. This fishing machine has plenty of room for you and 5 other anglers to be casting off in comfort throughout the day. It has all the necessary navigation and safety gear on board, along with a private head that really comes in handy on longer trips.

As for the fishing itself, you’re in for a real treat. Your main target on these trips will be Striped Bass (known locally as Rockfish). Other than that, these waters are also home to White Perch, Bluefish, Catfish, and more. Bait is caught during the trip, and the crew will clean and fillet your catch afterward.

Rods, reels, and terminal tackle come included in the price of the trip, along with the required fishing licenses. All you need to bring are a pair of polarized sunglasses and any drinks or snacks you’d like to have on your day out. Come on down and let Penny Sue Charters take you on an angling adventure to remember!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $750
    up to 6 persons
    If you're looking to experience everything the Chesapeake Bay has to offer a prospective angler, this trip is for you. While your main targets for the day will be Rockfish, you'll also see some Perch, Bluefish and more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will give you plenty of time to enjoy the awesome fishing found in the Chesapeake Bay. area. You'll mostly be fishing for Rockfish (Striped Bass), but you're also likely to encounter some Perch, Bluefish, and others.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will have you fishing in the mid-bay area from Chesapeake Beach to above the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. You'll be able to target Rockfish, but also some other species like Bluefish, Perch, and more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    This shorter trip usually involves heading out to the mid-bay area from Chesapeake Beach to outside of the Severn River. Here you'll be targeting Rockfish, White Perch, Bluefish, and more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    This trip generally involves fishing in the mid-bay area from Chesapeake Beach to outside of the Severn River. You'll be targeting Rockfish as well as bottom fishing for White Perch, Spot, and Hardhead.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped)
Bluefish
Catfish
Perch (White)

Boat Specs

Robbins (Walkaround) originally built in 1983. Powered by a 375HP Caterpillar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Checks
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

About the Captain

Michael Smolek
Edgewater, Maryland, United States
Member since June 2019
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Captain Michael Smolek has been running charters for over 20 years now and has a total of 35 years of fishing experience in the Chesapeake area. He loves taking people fishing, especially those who don't have the opportunity to get on a boat every day. There's nothing he enjoys more than people's excitement when they catch fish, even more so if it's their first time fishing.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Dominic H.
Wilmington, NC
 5.00
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Excellent trip with Mike and Lenny

VERIFIED   NEW  July 25, 2019
My brothers and I had an excellent time with Capt Mike and 1st mate for half a day fishing for stripped bass. Great communication...
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Ajay A.
Clarksburg, MD
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