Knot Tell’n Charters

524 Winston Salem Avenue
Virginia Beach VA, United States

Knot Tell’n Charters is located in Virginia Beach and specializes in inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing trips from Rudee Inlet. Captain Scott welcomes any angler to join the adventure, the age and expertise don’t matter.

Enjoy your fishing trip with Knot Tell’n Charters aboard a spacious 56-foot Ocean Sportfisher yacht, which comes powered by twin 1050 HP Mann Marine Diesels engines for more security and speed. This is a clean, seaworthy vessel, which can comfortably take up to six guests. The boat is fully rigged with navigational electronics, which include a radar, a VHF radio, a fish finder, and a GPS. Equipped with a flybridge, am anchoring system, an ice-box, a live bait tank, and a fighting chair, the vessel is air-conditioned inside and has a toilet, a shower, a multimedia system with a TV, a kitchen with a refrigerator, and a bedroom. What else is needed?

Knot Tell’n Charters has tailored a variety of packages to choose from. You can fish inshore, nearshore, or head 35 miles offshore. Virginia Beach offers many fishing opportunities and is rich with various species all year round. The trips will have you tackling various fish, such as Mahi Mahi, White Marlin, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Tilefish, Grouper, and who knows what else you may find at the end of your line! You will be guided through the best methods to get some outstanding catches.

Each trip with Knot Tell’n Charters comes inclusive with fishing licenses, rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. The crew will clean and fillet the fish after the trip for you to taste for dinner or just fill the freezer. You can feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks with you if you want.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Near Offshore - 20+ Miles Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 31 Oct
    US$ 1400
    up to 6 persons
    This is a unique package, Ideal for anglers who want that offshore experience without the time & cost involved with traveling all the way to the Gulf Stream. We will travel approx 20 to 35 miles out & troll for Mahi -Mahi, Wahoo, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Skipjack Tuna, False Albacore, Bluefish, Barracuda & possibly if conditions are good... fish some deep wrecks for Seabass, Flounder, Triggerfish & more.
  • Private trip
    Striper/Rockfish Fishing Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Nov - 31 Jan
    US$ 1150
    up to 6 persons
    Chesapeake Bay & Virginia Beach Striper fishing. Come with us as we troll or live bait for the these huge ocean going Striper. Usually ranging in the 40-50 lb range...These trophy fish can surely be a catch & memory of a lifetime. During this winter fishery it is not unusual to see many diving birds & large Humpback & Wright Whales along the way.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    US$ 1095
    up to 6 persons
    You & your crew will be fishing within 15 miles of Rudee Inlet. while Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Drum, Cobia, Spadefish, Sheepshead, Sharks, Striper, Flounder, Spanish Mackeral, Bluefish, Puppy Drum, Speckled Trout, Tautog, Croaker, Spot, Triggerfish & Striper . Please Check Local Fishing Reports Or Call The Captain To See What Is Biting during your preferred dates.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Fishing - Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    US$ 895
    up to 6 persons
    You & your crew will be fishing within 10 miles of Rudee Inlet. while Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Drum, Cobia, Spadefish, Sheepshead, Sharks, Striper, Flounder, Spanish Mackeral, Bluefish, Puppy Drum, Speckled Trout, Tautog, Croaker, Spot, Triggerfish & Striper . Please Check Local Fishing Reports Or Call The Captain To See What Is Biting during your preferred dates.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Fishing - Inshore am
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun)
    US$ 600
    up to 6 persons
    You & your crew will be fishing within 5 miles of Rudee Inlet. while Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Drum, Cobia, Spadefish, Sheepshead, Sharks, Striper, Flounder, Spanish Mackeral, Bluefish, Puppy Drum, Speckled Trout, Tautog, Croaker, Spot, Triggerfish & Striper . Please Check Local Fishing Reports Or Call The Captain To See What Is Biting during your preferred dates.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Fishing - Inshore pm.
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun)
    US$ 600
    up to 6 persons
    You & your crew will be fishing within 5 miles of Rudee Inlet. while Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Drum, Cobia, Spadefish, Sheepshead, Sharks, Striper, Flounder, Spanish Mackeral, Bluefish, Puppy Drum, Speckled Trout, Tautog, Croaker, Spot, Triggerfish & Striper . Please Check Local Fishing Reports Or Call The Captain To See What Is Biting during your preferred dates.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (White)
Redfish
Seabass (Black)
Spadefish

Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ocean (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999. Powered by 2 1050HP Mann Marine Diesels engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
56 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. 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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

About the Captain

Scott Horton
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Member since February 2017
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Captain Scott Horton has been fishing Virginia & Carolina waters all his life & truly enjoys every aspect of fishing.He is experienced in all forms of fishing from inshore Striped Bass & Cobia to offshore Tuna & Blue Marlin. He is U.S.C.G licensed, First Aid & C.P.R Certified.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Rating Summary
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4.94
out of 5 stars from 32 reviews
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Chris Perazzo
Virginia Beach, Virginia
 5.00
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Half Day with Capt Scott

VERIFIED   NEW  October 6, 2018
The trip was awesome. It started off rough seas in the morning but it calmed down about mid day. The captain and first mate...
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Kayne Brady
Hampton, VA
 5.00
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9 hr near offshore trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 30, 2018
Great trip today! Caught a monster 60lb cobia , 2 king mackerels and a handful of false albacore.  Capt and the mate were...
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Kathy Farrell
Virginia Beach, Virginia
 5.00
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Great Day aboard Knot Tellin

VERIFIED   August 7, 2018
Amazing 1/2 day with Captain Scott and his mate Matt.  Went out “buoy hopping” and started catching Cobia right away…big...
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Brett Sheen
Smyrna, Tennessee
 5.00
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Fishing with Scott

VERIFIED   NEW  October 14, 2018
Took my family out for the first time. We are from Wisconsin, so this is new to us. Fishing was tough, but the boat, the crew,...
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Kathleen O'connor
Virginia Beach, VA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   September 2, 2018
We had a great time fishing on the Knot Tell’n. The Captain and crew took great care of us and we caught a lot of fish....
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