Tidal Obsession Charters LLC

(7) In demand!
109 Jordan Point Road
Hopewell VA, United States

Tidal Obsession is a charter that just loves fishing Virginia’s tidal rivers and focuses heavily on catching trophy Catfish, which is what they will take you out to do. They love taking anglers out on the river and showing them a good time by first teaching them the necessary techniques, then taking them to the best spots and finally helping you reel in a massive catch. Please note, all Catfish over 10 pounds in weight will be released in order to preserve the fishery.

On every two paying adults, they will take two children up to the age of 15 for free.

You will fish aboard their 20 foot Lund dual console boat, which was originally built in 2003 and restored in 2016. It is powered by a 200 HP Honda engine with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots, and has a capacity for 4 guests. The boat is equipped with Garmin GPS and fishfinder, and also has a VHF radio. There is also all the necessary safety equipment such as life jackets, flares and a CPR-trained crew.

The boat also has a wireless trolling motor, an icebox for your catch and an anchoring system which is useful when you locate the perfect fishing spot and want to remain there in order to catch the fish. There is also a livewell for your live baits.

Tidal Obsession fishes in the James, Mattaponi, York, Pamunkey and Potomac rivers in Virginia. Each river has its own charm and attractiveness, and offer some of the best specimens of Blue Catfish. These Catfish are not just the lazy bottom feeders that people think they are. They will slam the bait like a bull seeing red, fight hard, and taste yummy. The crew will provide you with the necessary equipment in form of rods, reels, tackle, live and artificial baits. No fishing license is necessary as you will be covered on the boat. You are welcome to bring a cooler for fish you plan to take home.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Marathon Night - Kids Go For Free
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US$ 450
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This trip will see you spending the night on the water targeting the super tasty Blue Catfish. These fish put up a great fight, so make sure you bring some protective clothes and prepare for a night time adventure. Kids go for free with paying adults!
  • Private trip
    Marathon Trip - Kids Go For Free
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This trip is for the group that really wants to spend a chunk of time on the water targeting Blue Catfish. Maybe learn and see some more things about the process of a trip, explore and sightsee further parts of the river, or just get more fishing in than the average trip. Kids go for free with paying adults!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Kids Go For Free
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 350
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Kids go for free with paying adults! There is nothing like spending a full day on the water targeting Blue Catfish. You will be able to change location numerous times and learn all about catching this mighty and fish.
  • Private trip
    Full Night Trip - Kids Go For Free
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US$ 350
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Kids go for free with paying adults! Nighttime on the river is a different experience than daytime for sure. The moon, the stars and the Blue Catfish await for you. This trip start time can be adjusted depending on the season to try and accommodate seeing the sunset or the sunrise, or maybe both!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Kids Go For Free
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 250
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Kids go for free with paying adults! Choose the river you want to fish in and enjoy catching some amazing Blue Catfish. Half day trips are nice to still get something else accomplished with the other half of your day. Unless of course you just can't resist fishing the rest of the day away!
  • Private trip
    Half Night Trip - Kids Go For Free
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US$ 250
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Kids go for free with paying adults! This is an excellent trip when you want to catch the sun go down and some serious Blue Catfish. Get to bed and still get some sleep before sunrise.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Catfish

Boat Specs

Lund (Dual console) originally built in 2003, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
PayPal

About the Captain

Jacob Harris
Hopewell, Virginia, United States
Member since October 2016
7
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I never "became" a fisherman, it has always been part of me. I grew up fishing mostly farm ponds and small streams with my family. I started getting onto bigger rivers and saltwater in my teenage years through a relative. Seeing those bigger, more impressive fisheries and experiencing some bigger catches really had me hooked! Fishing has always intrigued me never quite knowing what could be on the other end of your line and how big it may be! With so many variables being outdoors every trip is different and a new adventure and I love that.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.81
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Malcolm Carter
Baton Rouge, LA
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Best Day in Virginia so Far

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We moved here recently from New Orleans and have been trying to try out different things Virginia has to offer. I have been...

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Jason Prescott
Winchester, VA
 5.00
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Janet Anderson
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 5.00
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VERIFIED   June 30, 2018
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Earl Preacher
Howardsville, Virginia
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Over night 12 hr Marathon trophy blue catfish trip.

VERIFIED   August 5, 2017

Had a great time fishing with Son in law. Caption Jacob did a great job in all ways. He met us at the marina on time with boat...

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