Strike Zone Sportfishing

30 reviews
In demand!

Strike Zone Sportfishing is located in beautiful Lewes, Delaware, right on the canal behind the Lewes Harbour Marina bait shop and down the dock from Irish Eyes Bar and Grill. Captain Chris strives to make sure you have a fun, exciting time out on the open water with him, whether you are going far offshore or going for an inshore tour.

Strike Zone is a 29’ Sportfishing boat with a large cockpit to fight fish, a roomy cabin with 3 bed bunks, a full bathroom with a flushable head, and a kitchen with a refrigerator. The boat is outfitted with top of the line electronics for your safety and finding the fish of your dreams.

The captain invested in brand new offshore safety equipment that exceeds Coast Guard standards. He has also added to his arsenal of setups a spread of brand new offshore trolling rods and reels to make sure you get your catch of a lifetime.

You can go after Flounder and Bluefish in shallow water, go a bit further for different types of Sharks and Mackerel, or visit deep spots for bullet-fast Tuna. The captain will adjust the trip to your skill level and needs and show you the ropes if you’re a beginner.

There’s a cleaning station at the dock, so you can have your catch cleaned for a small fee after the trip. Your fishing equipment is included in the price, and there’s also a variety of lures and live bait. You only need to bring food, drinks, and sun protection.

Strike Zone Sportfishing is very excited to take you and your family or friends out on a trip to remember for years to come! Join and have a blast!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight Offshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    24 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Nov 1
    $2,150
    price breakdown
    $2,150
    This is a 24 hour + trip where you'll be leaving the dock in the late afternoon or early evening and returning the next day in the late afternoon or early evening. You'll be fishing for Tuna, Shark, Swordfish, and Marlin depending on your preference. Overnight depending on whether you will drift fish with a few lines then troll in the morning till it’s time to head to port. This trip is weather dependent and travel will also depend on where the fish are feeding. Usually a 4-hour ride offshore.
  • Private trip
    Offshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    15 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 30
    $1,600
    price breakdown
    $1,600
    This trip will be from early in the morning til late afternoon or early evening. You'll be running to the canyons for Tuna, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Mako Shark. Trolling will be the predominant method offshore but you can drop baits down if that is the ticket to landing them.
  • Private trip
    Wreck/Bottom fishing Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 25
    $1,000
    price breakdown
    $1,000
    You'll leave in the morning and come back to the slip in the late afternoon. You and your fishing buddies will be headed to fish wrecks out as far as 35 miles offshore for Seabass and Flounder. Depending on the time of year will depend on which wreck you will travel to for the best fishing.
  • Private trip
    Delaware Bay Shark Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    We will be fishing for different kinds of sharks in and around the Delaware bay.
  • Private trip
    Delaware Bay Shark Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    We will be fishing for different kinds of sharks in and around the Delaware Bay
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About the Captain

Christopher Keller
Lewes, Delaware, United States
ID & License verified
30 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2020
My family has been fishing the area since the 1960s. I grew up fishing since I was old enough to hold a fishing rod in the Indian River and Delaware bays. As I got older, I operated the family fishing boat from age 12 till I bought my own boat at age 20. In the spring of 2019, I decided to move to Delaware and start my dream job being a captain of a Sportfishing boat.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Shark (Thresher) Shark (Thresher)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Topaz (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985. Powered by 2 200HP Volvo Diesel Tamd41A engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.53
out of 5 stars from 30 reviews
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Experience
Half day PM trip with Chris and AJ
Half day PM trip with Chris and AJ
Half day PM trip with Chris and AJ
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Angler Rating
25
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Good experience
85%
Friendly captain
90%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Jennifer V. K.
Reston, VA
 5.00
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Awesome half-day shark fishing trip with Captain Chris!

VERIFIED   August 17, 2020
Captain Chris and his mate were so much fun and very knowledgeable. I wanted to give our kids, 13 and 9, a fun and different...
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Tom M.
Sewell, NJ
 5.00
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Shark fishing on Strike Zone Sport Fishing - Half day

VERIFIED   August 6, 2020
Left dock around 7am. Captain Chris and AJ. At 1st site dropped lines. Within 10 minutes we had one on.  We were...
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Kolja H.
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Half day PM trip with Chris and AJ

VERIFIED   NEW  September 7, 2020
We chose Strike Zone Sportfishing because the reviews were very good and they offered an interesting half day trip. We were...
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Nicole S.
Adelphi, MD
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Chris & First Mate AJ

VERIFIED   July 13, 2020
We had an AWESOME time with Captain Chris & First Mate AJ! They made sure we had a plan for the day, were fishing...
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Todd P.
Alexandria, VA
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Shark Fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  August 28, 2020
I took 2 younger boys.  Was a lot of fun and everyone caught a shark and/or a ray.  The Captain and Mate were awesome. ...
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