Fingeance Sportfishing LLC

Fingeance Sportfishing LLC is dedicated to Roanoke river fishing where the fish are plentiful and the nature is wild. This is where they will take you. Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t warm yourself up on some great Striper and Shad fishing!!!! The Catfishing is great too, in the Roanoke, and will fill your coolers up!

The charter is operated by Captain Joey VanDyke who is not your usual captain. With a 4 year college degree in Aquaculture and Ag Science, and years of fishing experience under his belt, he will show you a great time on the water and teach you about the marine life.

You will fish aboard his 24 foot Carolina skiff performance fishing boat, powered by a 150 HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots. The speedy boat is wide enough for 4 persons who can all ride and fish in comfort. It contains the latest electronics being restored in 2015, and all the safety equipment you’ll need.

Fingeance Sportfishing LLC will take you fishing on the infamous Roanoke River for winter time school sized Stripers on light tackle. You can catch multiple numbers as they migrate up the Roanoke River to their traditional spawning grounds. You can also do winter Shad fishing charters on fly rods and light tackle as they migrate up the local rivers to spawn, too. Other species in the river include Crappie, Yellow Perch and Catfish.

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  • Private trip
    6 Hours Trip - Weldon Striper
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 6 May
    up to 4 persons
    You will be targeting Striper and Hickory Shad primarily but will also be fishing for Catfish and White Perch.
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About the Captain

Joey VanDyke
Weldon, North Carolina, United States
1 Fishing Reports
1 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2016
Captan Joey VanDyke has been fishing since he was just a little boy, his love for the water formed his full time occupation of fishing for a living. He started his career fishing in 1985 mating on offshore boats and continued thru the summers until He graduated college and turned it to full time year round fishing. He fishes the rivers and the saltwaters, and knows exactly where to go to find fish. He is a calm and patient person who loves taking kids out and teaching them about the fisheries and how to preserve them. Captain Joey prides himself in knowing and learning all about fish by studiying their feeding habits, habitats, growth cycles, and life cycles.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped)
Perch (White)

Boat Specs

Carolina Skiff (Performance fishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 150HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

24 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fly Fishing Equipment


Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible


Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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:
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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April fishing trip
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Kevin C.
Canyon Lake, TX

April fishing trip

VERIFIED   April 28, 2019
Afternoon trip I would not recommend unless your staying close by. Finished fishing and at the dock at 7 pm didn’t get...
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