Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters

Knot Tell’n Charters is a fully verified 100% legal, Coast Guard safety compliant fishing charter in Virginia Beach. We welcome everyone at all skill levels to come enjoy a great day of fishing with us! We offer a 5% discount for military & first responders.

Enjoy your fishing trip with Knot Tell’n Charters aboard our spacious Albemarle Express Sportfisher which comes powered by twin 550 HP Caterpillar Diesel engines for more security and speed. Albemarle boats are well known to be one of the best built production boats on the water.The boat is fully rigged with all the newest top of the line navigational electronics, which include 3 chartplotters, 60 mile radar, 3 VHF radios, 2 fish finders, and GPS. We take safety very seriously &  have more than standard safety equipment including an 8 man life raft, 2 EPIRB transmitters, Satellite phone, offshore life vests with indicator lights & all flare & signaling devices. The vessel is air-conditioned and has a nice clean Salon area with leather couches, bed, bathroom with shower, a multimedia system with a TV, a Galley area with microwave, fridge & freezer. The helm offers comfortable seating that keeps you near the action. The cockpit is rigged for fishing. Including outriggers, center rigger, live well, two fish boxes, bait prep station with freezer, Brand new custom built 8 rod Teak Wood leaning post, 4 electric reel connectors & freshly installed Sea dek padded flooring for comfort. What else is needed?

Knot Tell’n Charters has a variety of packages to choose from. You can fish inshore near land for Cobia, Red Drum, Spanish or King mackerel, Spadefish, Flounder & More or head 50+ miles offshore to the Gulf Stream waters for various fish such as Mahi Mahi, White & Blue Marlin, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Swordfish, Tilefish, Grouper, and Much More! We provide all licenses, ice, bait, lures & top of the line rods & reels for every trip. Just bring your own sun glasses, sunscreen, food & drinks.And we will do the rest.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Sunset Evening Cruise
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Aug 31
    $350
    Bring Your significant other or group of friends up to six along with a few snacks or a bottle of wine & enjoy the late afternoon on the Atlantic Ocean. We will leave the inlet for a slow cruise along the Oceanfront where you will enjoy the sights, sounds & smells of the ocean. Many boats, jet skiers & parasailers are always fun to watch with possible dolphin or whale sightings along the way.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 15
    $600
    You & your crew will be fishing within 5 miles of land on this inshore trip. while Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Ribbon Fish, King Mackerel, Croaker, Spot with possibilities of Cobia & Red Drum. 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 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 15
    $600
    You & your crew will be fishing within 5 miles of land on this inshore trip. while Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Ribbon Fish, King Mackerel, Croaker, Spot with possibilities of Cobia & Red Drum. 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
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 15
    $800
    This inshore trip allows a bit more time & may go out to within 15 miles of land. While Most times trolling along the oceanfront or sometimes bottom or sight fishing we may catch... Spadefish, Sharks, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Ribbon Fish, Croaker, Spot, Triggerfish & possibilities of Cobia & Red Drum. Please Check Local Fishing Reports Or Call The Captain To See What Is Biting during your preferred dates.
  • Private trip
    Near Offshore – Wreck Fishing/Troll
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 15
    $1,650
    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 King Mackerel, Skipjack Tuna, Bluefish, & possibilities of Mahi Mahi or Wahoo. Also if conditions are good...we can bottom fish wrecks for Amberjack, Spadefish, Flounder, Triggerfish & more.
  • Private trip
    12 HR Offshore Tuna, Mahi, Marlin
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $2,800
    This is the trip you want to have the opporitunity for a "Fish Of A Lifetime". On this trip we target Yellowfin Tuna, Big Eye Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, White Marlin, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo & other large Pelagic species. This trip consist of traveling 50-80 miles from shore to the Gulf Stream waters in search of the big boys. Just bring your crew, Some drinks or snacks & let us provide the rest.
  • Private trip
    Offshore – Deep Dropping
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $2,800
    This trip consist of traveling 50-80 miles from shore to the deep bottom ledges of the Gulf Stream waters in search of Blueline & Golden Tilefish, Large Black Sea Bass, Rosefish, Grouper & possibly even Swordfish. Just bring your crew, some drinks or snacks & let us provide the rest. We use electric & conventional reels to bring these fish to the surface from over 300+ feet down.
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FAQs about Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters

Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group - Sunset Evening Cruise (2 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $1,650 per group - Near Offshore – Wreck Fishing/Troll (8 hours)
  • $2,800 per group - 12 HR Offshore Tuna, Mahi, Marlin (12 hours)
  • $2,800 per group - Offshore – Deep Dropping (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair 8 rod leaning post rocket launcher
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System surround sound blue tooth audio system
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate (works very hard for tips only)
  • Fishing License

Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing ("20-35 miles From Shore")
  • Offshore Fishing ("40-65 Miles From Shore")
  • Wreck Fishing (Botton Fishing around reefs & wrecks)

Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Knot Tell’n Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Spadefish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

About the Charter Operator

Knot Tell’n Charters
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
13 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
77 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. He and his team will make sure you have a memorable day on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Boat specs

Albemarle (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2009, and restored in 2021. Powered by 2 550HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
"20-35 miles From Shore"
Offshore Fishing
"40-65 Miles From Shore"
Wreck Fishing
Botton Fishing around reefs & wrecks

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
8 rod leaning post rocket launcher
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
works very hard for tips only
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 1.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 77 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Andy K.
Muncie, IN
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Amazing morning charter!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on June 30, 2020
My family of 6 recently had the pleasure of chartering with Captains Pete and Scott-I’ll cut to the chase-this was an incredible...
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Clay C.
Portsmouth, VA
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Full day trip with Captain Scott and Pete

VERIFIED   12 HR Offshore Tuna, Mahi, Marlin on July 26, 2020
These two guys made this trip something we could all remember forever. Everything to the hospitality to the commentary and...
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Aaron S.
Chesapeake, VA
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Full day fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Near Offshore on 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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Rich W.
Watertown, CT
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Half day inshore trip with Capt Scott

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on August 24, 2021
The fishing wasn’t very good due to recent severe weather and water conditions. Certainly not for lack of effort! Capt’s...
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David W.
Westgate, NY
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Half day with Scott and Pete for Knot Telling

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Inshore on July 27, 2021
Incredible experience fushing with great guys. A amazing boat that was very clean and comfortable to ride on. We are ready...
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