Ocean Hunter Sportfishing runs angling trips out of Ocean City and offers to show you what the local fishery is all about.

Come on aboard with Capt. Aaron, whose main priority is to get you on some fish. Expect to use techniques like bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, popping, and spinning, based on the species you’re targeting. Speaking of which, you have the option of 8 to 12-hour trips, where you’ll be fishing for the likes of Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Tuna, Seabass, Wahoo, and Flounder, depending on the specific season and the day’s weather.

You’ll be fishing from a 36’ Hatteras boat with enough room for up to 6 anglers at any single time. It features an air-conditioned salon equipped with a TV, refrigerator, microwave, twin berth, toilet and shower.

When it comes to rods, reels, and terminal tackle, everything you need is included in the price. As for fishing licenses, everything will be taken care of by the captain so you don’t have to worry about it.

Capt. Aaron runs trips together with his first mate, who’s there to help you with whatever you may need. Tips are always appreciated for a job well done. Want to bring the rest of the family along for the ride? Kids are welcome aboard, so you’re free to make it a family adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Ocean Hunter Sportfishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore Wreck
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 30
    $1,200
    Inshore bottom fishing around our local reefs and wrecks. We will primarily targeting Sea Bass and Flounder on these trips.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour – Canyon Deep Drop Tilefish
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $2,200
    A 12-hour trip to the canyon. Deep drop bottom fishing for Golden Tile, Blueline Tile, Blackbelly Rosefish, Barrel Fish, Grouper, and Seabass.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day–Offshore Canyons
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Nov 30
    $2,300
    A 12-hour trip to our offshore canyons targeting Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tilefish, and Swordfish.
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About the Captain

Aaron Thomas
Ocean City, Maryland, United States
ID & License verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2022
Captain Aaron Thomas has over 20 years experience fishing on the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic. His main goal is to ensure you always have a safe and productive day on the water no matter your skill level.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (White) White Marlin

Boat specs

Hatteras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1970, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 300HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days 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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Crew
Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Canyon 12 hour trip
Canyon 12 hour trip
Angler Rating
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Thomas V.
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Canyon 12 hour trip

VERIFIED   Extended Full Day–Offshore Canyons on September 2, 2022
Amazing trip, captain and mate were very knowledgeable, prepared, and welcoming. My father and I had a killer trip and they...
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Matthew W.
Lewes, DE
Excellent
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Awesome Trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore Wreck on September 3, 2022
Knowledgeable Capt & first mate add to the success of fishing. Great time & comfortable cabin.
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William R.
Jamison, PA
Excellent
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Fishing with Aaron

VERIFIED   Extended Full Day–Offshore Canyons on September 4, 2022
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FAQs about Ocean Hunter Sportfishing

Ocean Hunter Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore Wreck (8 hours)
  • $2,200 per group - 12 Hour – Canyon Deep Drop Tilefish (12 hours)
  • $2,300 per group - Extended Full Day–Offshore Canyons (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Ocean Hunter Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Ocean Hunter Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Ocean Hunter Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Ocean Hunter Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ocean Hunter Sportfishing include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tilefish
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo