Knot Tell’n Charters

(40) In demand!

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. There is a fish cleaning service at the marina for a small extra fee. 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
    Full Day Trip – Near Offshore
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 May - 1 Nov
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    This is a unique package, Ideal for anglers who want that full offshore experience without the time & cost involved with traveling all the way to the Gulf Stream. We will travel approx 25 to 35 miles out & troll for Mahi -Mahi, Wahoo, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Bonita, False Albacore, Bluefish, Barracuda & possibly even Yellowfin Tuna or Blue & White Marlin. OR... if conditions are good... fish some deep water wrecks for large Seabass, Flounder, Triggerfish, Spadefish & more.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 31 Oct
    $1,095
    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 Trip – Inshore
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 31 Oct
    $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 Trip – Inshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 31 Oct (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun)
    $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 Trip – Inshore (PM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 31 Oct (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun)
    $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 Man 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
Deep Sea Fishing

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 Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Scott Horton
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Angler's Choice
40 Customer Reviews
8 reports
ID & Licence verified
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2017
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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 40 reviews
Boat
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Full day trolling for stripers
Full day trolling for stripers
Full day trolling for stripers
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Mitchell D.
Virginia Beach, VA
 5.00
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Great day!

VERIFIED   NEW  June 16, 2019
The weather did not cooperate with us & it got too windy for us to make it in the bay as we hoped but the captain &...
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Chris P.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
 5.00
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Half Day with Capt Scott

VERIFIED   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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Scott J.
Ashburn, VA
 5.00
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Half day inshore trip with Capt Scott

VERIFIED   April 18, 2019
Boat and crew are excellent. They worked hard to put us on fish, but we were early in the season and wedged between two weather...
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Dustan G.
Aberdeen, SD
 5.00
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4 hour trip with captain Scott

VERIFIED   NEW  June 13, 2019
Great captain, first mate, and boat!  They put us on the fish.  Even saw dolphins when we were. Loser to shore. ...
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Jack L.
Dayton, OH
 5.00
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Near shore trip

VERIFIED   May 16, 2019
Captain Scott and First Mate Matt worked hard to put our group on fish today. Admittedly, it was tough fishing, but we had...
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