Fightin' Time Sportfishing

Dandy Point Road
Hampton VA, United States

Fighting’ Time Sportfishing offers exciting adventures in and around Hampton, Virginia. Captain Mac Firth is an enthusiastic angler with many years of experience on the helm. He knows where the fish are hiding and how to catch them! If you are looking for a fun and productive day out, you have found the right guide.

Captain Mac will take you out aboard his 28-foot Ricky Scarborough. Originally built in 1979, the vessel was restored in 2015 and comes powered by a 300 HP Cummins engine with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots. The spacious boat provides comfortable fishing space for up to six anglers and is fully rigged with navigational electronics, as well as outriggers and down riggers for a professional fishing experience. The boat is fitted with a fighting chair for those who are up to a challenge, a live bait tank to keep the catch fresh during the day, and a flybridge to spot any action going on beneath the surface.

Whether it’s fishing the wrecks, the waters close to the shore or further out, each trip can be customized to meet your needs. The captain knows the zone like the back oh his hand and is very familiar with the methods the work best for the local waters. You will be able to test yourself in light and heavy tackle action, as well s bottom fishing, spinning, popping, trolling, jigging, fly fishing, drift fishing, spearfishing, and even kite fishing.

You will be going for Mahi-Mahi Mahi, Redfish, Flounder, Cobia, Amberjack, Black Drum, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and many other species.

All trips come with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and bait, as well as licenses for you and your group. Spearfishing and snorkeling equipment are also available. You only need to bring some food and drinks!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 6 persons
    This full day trip is more than perfect for those anglers who want the waters all to themselves. Target Redfish, Flounder, Mahi Mahi, and many other species depending on your personal preferences and how far out you will go.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 425
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to spend your day fishing the waters in and around the Hampton area, this is an ideal opportunity. You only need to bring your own drinks, snacks, appropriate clothes, sunscreen, and a camera. All the rest will be provided!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Black Drum
Bluefish
Cobia

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder
Redfish
Spadefish

Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)

Boat Specs

Ricky Scarborough (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1979, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 300HP 6BTA Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Spearfishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Mac Firth
Hampton, Virginia, United States
Member since July 2015
10
Captain Mac Firth was born a fifth generation fisherman. His love and passion for the water and fishing is truly inspiring, and so is his reputation. Mac has thousand of hours of experience fishing on various boats, where he has gained the vast knowledge. He is a real threat to any fish!
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (2)
4.10
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Half Day with Mac and Danny
Half Day with Mac and Danny
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
78%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
78%
Catch intended fish
44%
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Mark Mcelhaney
Charlotte, NC
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Mac Firth

VERIFIED   June 18, 2018
Family and I had an excellent time. Weather wasn’t ideal for the bite, but Captain Mack found the schools and help us...
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Patrick Vanlandingham
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
 5.00
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Half day trip with Cpt Mac

VERIFIED   July 6, 2017
The fishing was great.  Not just because we caught our fill but because the experience was perfect. Mac and Danny were...
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Travis Arneson
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
 5.00
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Half Day with Mac and Danny

VERIFIED   June 29, 2017
We were visiting the area from Wisconsin and Mac and Danny were absolutely fantastic with our three kids, ages 14, 12 and 11....
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Henry Alan Noel
Charlotte, North Carolina
 5.00
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   July 3, 2017
Had a GREAT time. Captain and crew were excellent people to go out to fish with
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Charles Rock
United States
 4.33
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Half day

VERIFIED   September 4, 2017
Misunderstood that boat had no toilet, which disappointed ladies.  Slow fishing day but pleasant trip..  boat is...
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