Knot Tell’n Charters

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
    Fall & Winter Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Dec 31
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    We will travel 12 to 25 miles from shore to some of the nearshore shipwrecks & reefs off of Virginia Beach coast to fish the bottom for Black Sea bass, Tautog "Blackfish", Triggerfish, Flounder, Bluefish & more. You never know what you may hook up to around a wreck in the ocean! Fishing can still be great even in the cooler months of fall & winter.
  • Private trip
    Middle Grounds - Near Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 31
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    This is a unique package, Ideal for semi experienced anglers who want that full offshore experience without the time & cost involved with traveling all the way to the Canyons. We will travel approx 20 to 35 miles out & troll for Mahi -Mahi, King Mackerel, Bonita, False Albacore, Bluefish, Barracuda & although unusual.... have even caught Marlin,Wahoo & Tuna in these areas. OR... if conditions are good...we can also check wrecks for Amberjack, Spadefish, Triggerfish & more.
  • Private trip
    Striper/Rockfish Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Dec 31
    $1,250
    up to 6 persons
    We will travel up into the Chesapeake Bay to troll, cast or livebait for the infamous Chesapeake Bay Striper/Rockfish. The Chesapeake bay is one of the premier destinations on the East Coast to catch these awesome fish!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 31
    $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 Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 31
    $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)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Oct 31
    $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 the Captain

Scott Horton
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Angler's Choice
8 Fishing Reports
54 Customer Reviews
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.

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
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
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Visa
Mastercard

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 54 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Black Sea Bass, triggerfish, Bluefish & Jacks
3\/4 day September fishing trip
3\/4 day September fishing trip
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Aaron S.
Chesapeake, VA
 5.00
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Full day fishing

VERIFIED   August 1, 2019
Our family had the best time fishing with this crew! Our youngest, 4yr, had so much fun catching a fish. The captain was very...
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Reid G.
Belvidere, IL
 4.67
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It's fishing

VERIFIED   August 6, 2019
This was the first time my son and I had been deep sea fishing. The boat was great, the captain and mate were both friendly....
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Joe S.
Chester, Virginia
 5.00
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Full day near offshore

VERIFIED   August 11, 2019
Captain Scott and his first mate Brandon were fantastic. Everything was ready to go when arrived at the dock and we headed...
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Richard G.
Suffolk, VA
 5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   July 31, 2019
One of my best chartered fishing trips. Capt and mate were friendly and very helpful. I had four children who had never...
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Karl F.
Elizabeth City, NC
 5.00
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3/4 day September fishing trip

VERIFIED   September 16, 2019
Best fishing experience my son and I have ever had. Everything, the captain, first mate, boat, and even the weather were all...
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