Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing

Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing ,  As seen on TV’s “Wicked Tuna Outer Banks” Starting out of Ocean City Md you and Captain Dale Lisi will head offshore to search for many different species these grounds are full of. Pick a date and join in for some great time on the water.

Your journey will start on a restored 36’ custom offshore sport fishing boat, a spacious and comfortable vessel that can carry up to 6 guests. Thanks to its twin 425 HP Cummins engine as well as the full-featured navigation electronics, you can for a safe and fast trip to the fish and back. The boat has got a flybridge, kitchen, toilet, and bed, and features air-conditioning, a multimedia system, and an ice-box. As for the fishing equipment, there are outriggers, downriggers, and a fighting chair. A first mate will also be joining the trip.

You will have an excellent choice of fish to catch off the shore of Ocean City MD Tuna Mahi, wahoo, Mahi, Tilefish, and Swordfish are just some of the species you will have the chance to target. You can bottom fish, deep sea fish, troll, spin, jig, pop, and drift fish, all using heavy tackle. Kids are free to join aboard and you can keep all the fish you catch if you want to.

Captain Dale will cover you for the tackle, lures, as well as fishing licenses. Yours is just to bring your favorite food and drinks before you depart.

Come meet the marine life of Wanchese and have lots of fun fishing with Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Winter Rockfish (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., trolling for Rockfish.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Winter Rockfish (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $900
    Rockfish trolling from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,200
    6:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m. Fishing is inside of 20 miles. Bottom fishing, trolling, and Shark fishing (Shark fishing is catch and release). Typical catch – Seabass, Flounder, Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Triggerfish, and Bluefish.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $1,200
    A 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. inshore fishing trip not exceeding 20 miles from the inlet. Bottom fishing, trolling, shark fishing (shark fishing is catch and release). Typical catches are Seabass, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mahi Mahi, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and King Mackerel, depending on the time of the year.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Winter Rockfish
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    A full day of rockfishing from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Trolling November 1 through January 31.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Wreck Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,900
    Ten hours of bottom and wreck fishing within 30 miles of the ocean city inlet. Typical catches are Seabass, Flounder, Triggerfish, and Taug.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:15 AM
    Seasonal trip May 27 - Jan 1
    $2,500
    Lasting from 4:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A typical fishing day includes trolling primarily for Tuna, Mahi, Wahoo, as well as Marlin. When it is productive, we do chunk for Tuna and deep drop for Swordfish and Tilefish.
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About the Captain

Dale Lisi
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
27 Customer reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since April 2015
Captain Dale has been fishing for 35 years and he has been running charters on the Foolish Pleasures out of Ocean City MD since 2002, He is a full time captain and appeared on the hit TV show "Wicked Tuna Outer Banks” for 3 years on his vessel “Foolish Pleasures”. The ocean is the ultimate environment for entertainment and excitement. The captain has a lot of tournaments under his belt as well, mostly with Tuna. He believes that there is nothing greater to do on this planet than fish. He has been doing it his whole life and successfully running the same charter boat for 20 years.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (White) White Marlin

Boat specs

Custom (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2012. Powered by 2 425HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate
Must tip mate no less than 15% of total trip price
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
American Express
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (16)
Full day
10 Hour wreck fishing
10 Hour wreck fishing
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Eric C.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  October 7, 2022
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Paul G.
Macomb, MI
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Full Day Trip

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Offshore on May 17, 2022
We had a beautiful day on the water and caught over 70lbs. of Mahi Mahi. It is a great tasting fish that could not be any fresher....
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Jeremiah C.
Hagerstown, MD
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
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10 Hour wreck fishing

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Wreck Fishing on June 11, 2022
Cpt. Dale went above and beyond by going further out than planned to make sure we got in to fish that were biting. The first...
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Dustin P.
Mankato, MN
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Offshore on May 15, 2022
Great trip ! Very professional Capt and crew. Had a blast and went home with fish.
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Joseph C.
Baltimore, MD
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Fishing with Dale

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on August 14, 2022
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FAQs about Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing

Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $900 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Winter Rockfish (AM) (5 hours)
  • $900 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Winter Rockfish (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Winter Rockfish (9 hours)
  • $1,900 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Wreck Fishing (10 hours)
  • $2,500 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Offshore (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • First Mate (Must tip mate no less than 15% of total trip price)
  • Fishing License

Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Foolish Pleasures Sport Fishing include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Swordfish
  • Tilefish
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo