Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing welcomes you aboard! Come join in for a memorable fishing experience and fish the inshore waters and rivers of Baltimore, Maryland.

You and Captain David Bell will go to the spots with the biggest chance of landing a good catch and he’ll see to it that you have the best experience on the water possible. Pick a date that suits you and join him on the rich and beautiful waters of Baltimore!

The boat you’ll use for fishing is a 30’ Custom Carolina Scarborough express cruiser. It can accommodate 6 anglers and is powered by a 315 HP Cummins engine that can reach a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Thanks to the full-featured onboard navigation technology, you’ll have a safe and efficient trip to the fish and back. The boat also features a private toilet you can access at any time.

On your trip, you’ll go after Striped Bass, Catfish, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and White Perch. You can choose whether you’ll keep or release the fish you catch, and you’re more than welcome to bring children on your trip.

The captain will take care of fishing licenses, supply you with all the rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait, and will clean and fillet your catch. What you should bring on your trip are just the food and drinks of your choice.

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing is waiting for you, come and have a great time on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $650
    You'll start your trip early in the morning and spend 8 fine hours on the water, improving your chances of reeling in a big catch. You'll have plenty of time to catch fish as well as enjoy the nature of Baltimore's marine life.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $350
    Come and have a beautiful morning fishing the waters of Baltimore. Starting at 6:00 a.m, you and the captain will embark to target any fish that comes your way, be it Striped Bass, Mackerel, Perch, or some other prized species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $350
    If you prefer spending an afternoon on the water instead of the morning, this trip is the right choice for you. You and the captain will depart at 2:00 p.m. and spend 4 hours fishing.
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About the Captain

David Bell
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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18 Customer Reviews
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Member since May 2021
Having grown up fishing the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding waters and operating private vessels for over 20 years, Captain David decided he wanted to do something different that would allow him to share his passion for the outdoors with others.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Catfish Catfish
Cobia Cobia
Perch (White) Perch (White)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Custom Carolina (Express cruiser) originally built in 1978. Powered by a 315HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Bryce T.
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Half Day Trip With Captain Dave

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on September 12, 2021
The bay was very choppy the morning we went, and the fishing was all right, but not excellent. Through all of this, Captain...
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Bel Air, MD
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Half Day Trip 8/14 PM

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 14, 2021
I booked this half day trip as a birthday charter for my father and my husband, and it exceeded our expectations. We had so...
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United States
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Birthday fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 24, 2021
My Son Noah has wanted to go go fishing for soo long. Captain David made it be known he was going to make it a special...
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Bryan S.
Baltimore, MD
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Half day with Capt. Dave

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 22, 2021
My wife and I took our 9 yo grandson fishing. We didn’t catch a lot of fish, but Capt. Dave made it an amazing experience! ...
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Katrina S.
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Half Day Birthday Trip with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 31, 2021
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FAQs about Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $350 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Catfish
  • Cobia
  • Perch (White)
  • Spanish Mackerel