Treat yourself to a pleasant day on the water and have a great time catching fish on the Potomac River or Chesapeake Bay with Side Linerz Charter Fishing. Just 2 hours from the Shenandoah Valley or 1 hour from DC & northern VA.

Your boat for the day will be a 26’ Sea Fox walkaround with room for up to 4 anglers. It’s powered by twin 150 HP Yamaha engines that will take you to your fishing spots in no time. Apart from modern electronics used for efficient navigation, the boat’s also equipped with a livewell to provide you with live bait.

During your trip, you can encounter White and Yellow Perch, Catfish, Striped Bass, as well as Redfish. You’ll be bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging to attract your targets, using light tackle. If you want, you’re free to keep your catch and take it home.

Captain Jeff will provide all the gear and licenses you’ll need.

Enjoy your stay on Virginia’s waters and make some great memories fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day AM –Light Tackle (MAX 4)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 15
    $500
    You and the captain will spend your time running between locations utilizing different light tackle techniques. You'll be casting and jigging for Striped Bass (Rockfish) from the afternoon to evening. This trip is limited to 4 anglers.
  • Private trip
    Half Day PM –Light Tackle (MAX 4)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 15
    $500
    You and the captain will spend your time running between locations utilizing different light tackle techniques. You'll be casting and jigging for Striped Bass (Rockfish) from the afternoon to evening. This trip is limited to 4 anglers.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 15 (Wed, Sat, Sun)
    $700
    On a full day on the Potomac, you will target Rockfish, Perch, Catfish, and more. Trip variations can include activities such as tubing, lunch at one of the Potomac river's fantastic riverfront restaurants, and hunting for shark teeth on the sandbar with the kiddos. Shoot the captain a message to chat about packages and any pricing variations.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day–Fall Light Tackle Rockfish
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Dec 31
    $750
    A 6-hour trip targeting rockfish (striped bass). The techniques will primarily include jigging and casting artificial lures. Max of 4 anglers.
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About the Captain

Jeff Welch
King George, Virginia, United States
10 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2021
Captain Jeff grew up on the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay where he developed a love for fishing. After spending 9 years in the Marine Corps, he returned to the area began guiding on the Potomac River & Chesepeake Bay

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Catfish Catfish
Perch (White) White Perch
Perch (Yellow) Yellow Perch

Boat specs

Sea Fox (Walkaround) originally built in 2017. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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, 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
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Beautiful sunrise to start the day.
Quite a haul! A successful day!
Full day trip with Captain Jeff
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John S.
Bristow, VA
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The Best Fishing Trip Ever!

VERIFIED   Half Day PM –Light Tackle (MAX 4) on August 27, 2022
Jeff was absolutely amazing! I have gone on several fishing trips but this is the first time the captain has actually taught...
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Susan K.
Dillwyn, VA
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Full day trip with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 15, 2022
Captain Jeff was a fantastic guide!  He found the fish for a successful day!  Trust that he will do his best to find fish...
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Rhett B.
Denham Springs, LA
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A great day on the water

VERIFIED   Half Day AM –Light Tackle (MAX 4) on July 6, 2022
My wife and I took a trip with Captain Jeff and had a great day of fishing. He is very knowledgeable of the waters that he...
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Ian C.
Wardensville, WV
Excellent
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Half Day Rock Fish

VERIFIED   Half Day AM –Light Tackle (MAX 4) on June 12, 2022
Had a great day fishing with Cap. Jeff caught our limit with ease. Jeff was helpful and patient, worked with my son and his...
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Tommy L.
King George, VA
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day AM –Light Tackle (MAX 4) on June 17, 2022
You won’t be disappointed capt. Jeff is amazing   Can’t wait to book another trip with him
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FAQs about Side Linerz Charter Fishing

Side Linerz Charter Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - Half Day AM –Light Tackle (MAX 4) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - Half Day PM –Light Tackle (MAX 4) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $750 per group - 3/4 Day–Fall Light Tackle Rockfish (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Side Linerz Charter Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Side Linerz Charter Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures

Side Linerz Charter Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Side Linerz Charter Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Side Linerz Charter Fishing include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Catfish
  • Perch (White)
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout