Finatic Sportfishing Charters

Old Bridge Road
West Ocean City MD, United States

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Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

28 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (White)
Shark (Mako)

Shark (Thresher)
Tuna (Bigeye)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)


Based out of Ocean City, Maryland, Capt. Mark Malamphy of Finatic Sportfishing Charters has enviably direct access to the productive fishing grounds off the east coast of the United States. Offering a variety of types of trips, they give you the chance to fish for big, hard fighting fish abaord an economical vessel.

Fishing aboard a 28 ft custom built Contender center console, Finatic Sportfishing Charters can take you out to the offshore canyons 30 miles east of the Ocean City inlet, where you can find some of the hottest sport fishing action on the East Coast. The boat is powered by twin 150 HP 4 stroke Yamaha engines and can carry up to six anglers. With a depth sounder and radar by Furuno and a Northstar chart plotter, the boat has the necessary marine electronics to put you on the fish. It is also equipped with Rupp Top Gun outriggers, a live bait well, a bathroom/ head and plenty of cooler storage to let you enjoy the trip of a lifetime. For those who want a kip on long overnight trips, marine bean bags can also be provided.

Capt. Mark targets all the game fish species in the Mid Atlantic, regularly hooking pelagic and shark species including Blue and White Marlin, various species of Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Mako Shark, Thresher Shark, and Wahoo. He uses a variety of fishing techniques, including bottom fishing, trolling, and fishing with light and heavy tackle, with the aim of hooking whatever is on your bucket list.

All the tackle and lures you will need throughout your trip are included in the price, and fishing licenses for all anglers will be provided by the captain.

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Tank
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
No Smoking
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch

25% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express.

About the Captain

Mark Malamphy
West Ocean City, Maryland, United States
Member since March 2016
Capt. Mark was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and was raised in Pasadena. He fished the streams, rivers and tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay from the age of 5, and became increasingly passionate about the outdoors, hunting and fishing, as he grew. While he was at high school, Capt. Mark worked part time on a commercial crabbing boat, pulling pots and culling crabs and becoming ever more fascinated by life on the water. When he was introduced to offshore fishing in his early twenties, Mark was instantly "hooked", and has been fishing the offshore waters and canyons off Ocean City, Maryland, ever since, for 20 years. Brandon and Carter, Mark's teenage sons, accompany him on charter fishing trips, working as mates on the FINATIC. Mark is looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for Sportfishing with everyone who comes aboard.
Response time: 6 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

5.00 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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This was an amazing trip.Cap’t Mark did his best to get us on the fish.We ended up with 2 nice Maui and lost a marlin,the tuna were just not hitting.We also saw sea turtles,stingrays,and pilot whales.Even the air force flew over with a couple of f-16"s.

Clint A. Bender • Fished Jun 28, 2016
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I had the pleasure of fishing the Mako Mania Tournament aboard the Finatic w/Capt. Mark Malamphy.  Day 1 we fished Washington Canyon & quickly became engaged in mako,hammerhead & dusky shark. In between shark sessions we enjoyed top water mahi on light tackle. What a blast! We ended the day with a large mako @ the boat that really got our blood pumping. Awesome day that was followed up on day 2 with a trip to the Fingers for some action with the tiger & thresher sharks! Overall it was a great 2 day trip w/plenty of action all day long. A big thank you to the Capt. & crew!!

Vince Savarola • Fished Jun 04, 2016
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  • Old Bridge Road, West Ocean City
    MD 21842, United States