Come join Aquiapeake PFG and have a fun and relaxed river trip out of Stafford, Virginia. Captain Joey Rudden is an experienced and skilled angler who knows the area’s fishing ground well and will make your fishing experience the best possible. Join him in Stafford and have a great time on the water!

Your trip begins on a 19’ Stratos 285 XL bay boat that runs on a 150 HP Mercury Optimax engine and that can accommodate 2 anglers. To ensure a safe and quick trip to the fish and back, the boat is rigged with a modern GPS system, fishfinder, and radar. It features a wireless trolling motor, an ice-box, as well as a multimedia system, all allowing for a good fishing experience and comfortable trip. The boat has also got a fighting chair and livewell.

Your guide will take you to the best spots for catching Largemouth and Striped Bass, Catfish, as well as Snakehead. Using both light and heavy tackle, you’ll attract your prey by bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and popping. You’re free to bring kids on your trip as well as to keep and take home the fish you catch.

Captain Joey supplies you with all the tackle, lures, snacks, drinks, and even lunch. You won’t need to bring anything on your trip except for your fishing licenses.

Pay a visit to Aquiapeake PFG and have an unforgettable time fishing in Virginia!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    On this 8-9 hour trip, your captain guarantees you that you'll catch a fish or you'll receive a voucher for a free full day trip! All the snacks and drinks are included in this trip, as well as all the tackle, gas, and gear. you can choose a species to target or make things challenging and try to reel in all four. Kids of 12 or younger get to fish for free, and those between 13 and 16 get a 15% discount.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    Starting at 6:00 a.m., you and your guide will have fun fishing for 4-5 hours. The trip includes all the fishing gear, tackle, and gas, as well as food and drinks. There's a 15% discount for children between 13 and 16, and children of 12 years or younger can fish for free. You can either choose a target species to focus on or challenge yourself and try to catch all four.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $450
    The captain provides all the gear, gas, and tackle, as well as drinks and food. Kids between 13 and 16 can have a 15% discount and those that are 12 or younger fish for free! You'll fish one of your desired species but you can also go for a challenge and try to catch all four. The trip starts at 1:00 p.m. and will last for 4-5 hours.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Twilight
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 PM
    $340
    Spend a beautiful evening chasing fish starting at 6:00 p.m. and until the last light. Your trip includes all the gear, gas, and tackle, as well as drinks and snacks. You can choose your preferred target species or challenge yourself to catch all four.
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About the Captain

Joey Rudden
Stafford, Virginia, United States
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10 Customer Reviews
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Member since May 2021
Captain Joey invites you to join him on the water and have a memorable time as you catch fish and enjoy the lovely surroundings of Stafford, Virginia!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Catfish Catfish
Snakehead Snakehead

Boat Specs

Stratos (Bass boat) originally built in 2011. Powered by a 150HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 63 knots.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
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
PayPal

Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Justin D.
Campbell, CA
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Fun and informative.

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Twilight on July 6, 2021
I brought by 10 yr old son out for a fishing trip. He is an avid fisherman - and Joey’s patience and teaching were amazing....
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Linda R.
Conway, MO
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Evening trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Twilight on June 3, 2021
My son and his friend when on an evening fishing trip. After a round of rain the boys called the trip early because they were...
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Ruth D.
Manassas, VA
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Half day with Captain Joe

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on September 6, 2021
Beautiful day, beautiful boat.  Joe was really enjoyable and worked very hard to find us some fish and some views.  We had...
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Dennis L.
Bethesda, Maryland
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Amazing Fishing grounds in Potomac tidewaters

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on June 4, 2021
Captain Joey is a super personable guide and companion and me and my grown-up daughter had a great time. As beginners we appreciated...
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J M.
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Half day with Joe

3 Hour Trip – Twilight on May 30, 2021
Joe took the time to not only guide us for fishing but also talk about the best ways to fish each spot we went to. Highly,...
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FAQs about Aquiapeake PFG

Aquiapeake PFG offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group, additional $90 per person after 1 guest - 3 Hour Trip – Twilight (3 hours)
  • $350 per group, additional $100 per person after 1 guest - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $350 per group, additional $100 per person after 1 guest - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $200 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Aquiapeake PFG, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Aquiapeake PFG include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Aquiapeake PFG offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing

Aquiapeake PFG offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Aquiapeake PFG include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Catfish
  • Snakehead