Strike Zone Charter Fishing

COVID-19 update: Everyone in your group must bring a mask with them for the trip. Capt. Wally will go over the safety precautions required at the time of booking.

Strike Zone Charter Fishing will take you on an adventure through the Chesapeake Bay with a professional crew, dedicated to giving you the best fishing experience possible. Captain Wally Williams has been fishing these waters for over 45 years and he knows all the best spots to get you hooked. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned angler, your trip will be catered to best fit your needs and preferences.

Your boat for the day is a spacious 42’ P. L. Jones pilothouse, outfitted with all the amenities you need for a successful day on the bay. She comes with top-of-the-line navigational and fishfinding technology, planer boards, a fighting chair, live bait tank, and more!

The cabin is fully air-conditioned for those hot summer days and heated in the winters. The inside is comfortable and has plenty of space for the whole family to kick back and relax while you ride out to your fishing spot. She also comes with a private restroom, making her perfect for those all-day trips.

Kids ages 7 and up are welcome to join in on the action. Capt. Wally is an excellent instructor and guide with decades of experience teaching kids how to fish. He loves taking families out on the water and showing people why the Chesapeake Bay is the best place to learn how to fish.

You’ll be targeting Striped Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and many more, depending on the season. You’ll have the option of bottom fishing, trolling or jigging and your captain will provide you with top-notch rods and reels, as well as live bait and high-performance lures.

All you need to bring is a cooler for your food and drinks, and zip-lock bags for your catch. Just arrive 30 minutes before departure, and the rest will be taken care of. Come on down to Solomons, MD and get ready to create lasting memories with Strike Zone Charter Fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Spring Trophy Season Rockfishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - May 15
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    Want to take a chance at a once in a lifetime BIG Rockfish? May 1 through May 15 is your best chance!
  • Private trip
    Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 25 - Oct 1
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    You'll target Spot, White Perch, and other bottom fish that are available on your chosen date. The crew will supply 3 dozen blood worms and 1 large box squid for bait. You can use our fishing rods free of charge or bring your own.
  • Private trip
    Rockfish (Striped Bass) Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 16 - Jul 1
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    May 16 through July 1 we offer a family friendly 6 hour Rockfish trip. Come spend a pleasant, safe day with us targeting Rockfish in the calm water of the Patuxent River. These are great trips for kids, families, or for friends looking to get outside.
  • Private trip
    Small Group Rockfish Trips
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Jun 30
    $440
    price breakdown
    $440
    This offer is only available from June 1 through June 30, 2021. These trips are restricted to fishing the Patuxent River Rockfish only! This type of trip is designed for those of you that don't have a full group of 6 people but still want to come Rockfishing. A minimum of 4 people confirmed is required to make a reservation. The cost is $110.00 per person. Mates tip and fish cleaning is not included in that price quote. You can have up to 6 people total in your group.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Special Offer
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 30
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    The 3 hour trip is perfect for 1st timers, families with kids, or those of you that just want to spend a few hours relaxing and catch a few fish. They make a great birthday gift! You'll stay in calm waters targeting Spot and other fish that are good to eat! Departure time can be adjusted.
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About the Captain

Wally Williams
Solomons, Maryland, United States
Angler's Choice
8 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
16 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since July 2019
Captain Wally Williams holds a US Coast Guard 100-Ton Master License and has been fishing the Chesapeake Bay for over 45 years. He owes his father, Major Charles Williams, USAF (ret) instilling his passion for fishing, as well as his love for the bay. He put a rod and reel in his hand at a young age and since then, no one could separate him from the water. Capt. Wally promises to do everything he can to put you on lots of fish and to make your trip entertaining and full of action. He invites you for a fun day of fishing on the historic Chesapeake Bay! Leave all your worries back at the dock and get ready to have a productive day with Strike Zone Charter Fishing!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Perch (White) Perch (White)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

P. L. Jones (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2001. Powered by a 700HP Caterpillar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Checks

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3 Hour Trip with Captain Wally and First Mate Sharon

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Special Offer on September 11, 2020
Bottom fishing for spot, croaker, sea trout, and whiting. Wanted a great first experience with fishing from a boat for our...
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Rockfish Trip on November 28, 2020
Captain Wally and his first mate were so much fun. Made us feel like family. We caught two 19 inch rockfish/stripers, one at...
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Severna Park, MD
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VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on October 15, 2020
What a great day on the water with captain Wally. Trolling the waters of the Patuxent we caught our limit of stripers and did...
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Hollywood, Maryland
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VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Special Offer on August 3, 2020
Courteous and helpful staff.  Provided plenty of help for new anglers, very knowledgeable and fun.  Family had a...
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VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Special Offer on August 2, 2020
We had such an amazing trip!  The captain and crew were so friendly and helped us along the way.  We will be booking...
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