Double Play Sportfishing brings you right to the center of the action! Join Captain Keith, who’s been fishing the waters of Virginia Beach for over 25 years. His trips are available year-round and anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join. The trips are also family-friendly, so you can bring your little ones and watch them as they catch their very first fish!

It all starts on a 25’ Pursuit that accommodates up to 6 guests. This saltwater fishing boat is powered by a 300 HP Marine power engine and reaches the speed of 25 knots. The boat is very comfortable, even for extended adventures. You’ll find a private toilet, a galley, a bed, and a cooler, so the whole experience is much more enjoyable.

There’s a variety of fishing adventures to choose from and it all depends on what you want to catch and how far you want to go. Inshore and nearshore spots can take you after Spanish Mackerel, Ribbonfish, Seabass, Tautog, Shark, Ribbonfish, Cobia, Drum, Bluefish, and Spadefish, while offshore spots bring Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and Billfish to the mix.

All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price. You only need to bring your sun protection, food, and drinks.Fish cleaning is available for a fee.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Inlet Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 30
    US $350
    Spring has Sprung, and the fish are moving in! No more then 4 people on these trips.
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Inlet Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 30
    US $350
    Fun fishing in the inlet on light tackle for trout,drum, and blues.No more than 4 people on these trips.
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Tautog
    Tautog
    Tailor
    Tailor
  • Private trip
    4 Hour inshore trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $500
    We troll along the beach on the 4 hr trips.We do stop and cast at Drum and Cobia.If you guys want to try for shark, we will anchor up and set up for that.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Bonito
    Bonito
  • Private trip
    4 Hour inshore trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    US $500
    This is a trolling trip along the beach.We do stop and cast at Drum or Cobia.If you guys wanna catch a shark ? we will anchor up and set up for that.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Thresher)
    Thresher Shark
    Shark (Tiger)
    Tiger Shark
    Bonito
    Bonito
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
    Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
    Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 15
    US $500
    This is a trolling trip along the beach.We will stop and cast at Drum and Cobia.If you guys wanna try for a shark we will anchor up and set up for that.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Thresher)
    Thresher Shark
    Shark (Tiger)
    Tiger Shark
    Bonito
    Bonito
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    6 hour inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $750
    Same fishing that we do on our 4 hr but gives us more time for bigger fish.I can spend time on a few wrecks around for shark ? !
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Flounder Gigging
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Marlin (White)
    White Marlin
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Shark (Mako)
    Mako Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
    Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    6 hr nearshore (up to 15 miles out)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $850
    Up to 15 miles out for a wide variety of fishing!
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Flounder Gigging
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Marlin (White)
    White Marlin
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Bass (Striped)
    Striped Bass
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Shark (Mako)
    Mako Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
    Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 128 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Caught fish
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Shaun H.
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with my Dad.

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour inshore trip on July 2, 2024
I booked this charter as a Father’s Day gift. Captain Keith arrived on time and got us out on the water. The talk on the...
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Allen M.
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Beautiful fishing weather

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour inshore trip on July 14, 2024
After days of torrential rain, we finally got to go fishing captain Shawn was very knowledgeable about the fish and area....
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Brenna H.
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5.0 / 5
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Awesome Captain

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour inshore trip on July 2, 2024
Our fishing trip was so awesome for my husband and he ended up catching 9 fish. The captain was absolutely amazing as well...
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Josh W.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Shawn

VERIFIED   4 Hour inshore trip on September 9, 2023
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Valin F.
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Fishing trip in September

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Nearshore on September 9, 2023
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FAQs about Double Play Sportfishing

Double Play Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $350 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Inlet Trip (AM) (3 hours)
  • US $350 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Inlet Trip (PM) (3 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $25 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour inshore trip (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $25 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour inshore trip (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $750 per group - 6 hour inshore (6 hours)
  • US $850 per group - 6 hr nearshore (up to 15 miles out) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Double Play Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Double Play Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate (Mate works for tips 20% is customary)
  • Fishing License

Double Play Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Double Play Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Double Play Sportfishing include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)

Meet the Charter Operator

Double Play Sporfishing
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
9 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
128 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2022
Hi, I'm Captain Keith and I have been fishing the waters here off Virginia Beach for over 25 years now. I have a passion for being on the water and sharing my knowledge and experience with my customers. Whether you are an avid fisherman or just looking to have a fun day out on the water please give me a call and let's get you booked up with double play sportfishing look forward to hearing from you!

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia

Boat specs

Pursuit (Sportfishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 300HP Marine power engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Mate works for tips 20% is customary
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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 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, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
American Express
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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