Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises

Mallard Charters is located in Stevensville, MD and offers to show you a memorable time on the Chesapeake Bay.

Capt. Troy will make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 6-hour trips mainly fishing for Rockfish/Striped Bass, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Perch, Crab, and Catfish, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as live-lining, light tackle, bottom fishing, and trolling.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 42’ O’Neill Jones boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a dinette on deck, a bathroom/ toilet, and a cooler.

All rods, reels, and tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat is supplied with snacks and water for your pleasure. Be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Mallard Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Dec 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $650
    The Mallard will leave the dock around 6:00 a.m. for 6 hours of charter fishing. Your charter will take you out into the waters of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay targeting Rockfish (aka Striper/Striped Bass) by trolling, live-lining, chumming, and bottom fishing. The species also known to be caught during the Rockfish season are Catfish, Perch, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and Black Drum. You will return to the dock around 12:00 p.m. Note: 20% gratuity for the mate is not included in the price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Dec 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $650
    You will leave the dock around 1:00 p.m. for 6 hours of fishing on the Chesapeake Bay. You will chase Rockfish and use trolling, chumming, live-lining, as well as bottom fishing. The species you can also encounter are Catfish, Bluefish, Black Drum, and Spanish Mackerel. You will return to the dock around 7:00 p.m. 20% gratuity for the mate is not included in the price and the departure times may vary.
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About the Captain

Troy Ruth
Stevensville, Maryland, United States
ID & License verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
Captain Troy is a 4th-generation captain working the Chesapeake Bay starting at the age of 8 with his grandfather, Captain Hiram Ruth.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Catfish Catfish

Boat specs

O'Neill Jones (Bay boat) originally built in 1968. Powered by a 350HP Crusader engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 12 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Chesapeake Bay of MD

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip includes

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

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
Over 2 years old
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
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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July fishing trip
July fishing trip
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Nina V.
Greenbelt, MD
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 Hr Trip w Captain Troy Ruth

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip (AM) on August 14, 2022
awesome trip! he did his best to make sure we catch as many fish as we can, which we did. we had an amazing time. he taught...
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John M.
Washington, DC
Excellent
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Fishing with Troy

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip (AM) on August 7, 2022
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Omar Z.
Excellent
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip (AM) on July 23, 2022
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FAQs about Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises

Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises offers the following type of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Chesapeake Bay of MD)

Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Mallard Charters Charter Fishing and Cruises include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Catfish
  • Crab
  • Perch (White)
  • Spanish Mackerel