Tiger Tail

Tiger Tail specializes in fishing in and around the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia coast. Based out of Whitehouse Cove Marina in Poquoson, Virginia, Captain Nelson Miller will not only guide you fishing inshore, nearshore, wrecks, and flats, but will also teach you how to prepare the fish you’ve caught.

Captain Nelson runs a 27’ Tidewater center console powered by a 425 HP Yamaha engine. The boat can sit up to 4 guests and features full navigation equipment, an ice-box, and a livewell.

You’ll be fishing in a bunch of ways, such as bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and popping. You’ll also be able to fly fish, just be sure that you bring your own fly rods. Among the fish you can encounter on these trips is Striped Bass, Cobia, Tautog, Spadefish, and Flounder. You’re free to keep whatever you catch. At the end of your trip, Captain Nelson, who’s also and experienced chef, will tell you how to prepare your fish.

Tiger Tail provides you will all the tackle, live bait, lures, and licenses. It’ll also cover you for lunch, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks. If you want to, Captain Nelson can clean and fillet your catch free of charge.

Book a trip at Tiger Tail and treat yourself to an exciting and tasty trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    This 8-hour trip will see you fishing in the bar or nearshore. Just contact Tiger Tail and see what's on the bite.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $600
    Spend 4 hours fishing and enjoying seafood. You can have breakfast or lunch. All fishing gear is included in the price.
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About the Captain

Nelson Miller
Poquoson, Virginia, United States
ID & License verified
Member since September 2020
Captain Nelson Miller is not only an experienced captain but a chef as well. He's spent more than 20 years out on the water catching fish and cooking.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spadefish Spadefish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Tautog Tautog

Boat Specs

Tidewater (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 425HP yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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FAQs about Tiger Tail

Tiger Tail offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Tiger Tail, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Tiger Tail include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Tiger Tail offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Tiger Tail offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing (Bring your own Fly rods)

Top targeted fish species with Tiger Tail include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Spadefish
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tautog