Chills Light Tackle Guide Service

Chills Light Tackle Guide Service invites you for an enjoyable fishing experience in the waters of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Fishing alone or with up to 3 other anglers, you’ll have the support of Captain Chuck Hill all the way. He is a USCG Master Licensed Captain and a Licensed Maryland Fishing Guide whose goal is for you to have fun and catch fish.

Captain Chuck will take you out to Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay waters, where an abundance of fish species can be targeted year round. You can target Striped Bass, Yellow and White Perch, Bluefish, Catfish, and Crappie. You can decide whether you wish to target just one or multiple species. You call the shots.

Chills Light Tackle Guide Service will take you out on 24’ Sportsman Masters center console, powered by a 300 HP Yamaha Outboard. She’s decked out with dual power poles, and a remote-controlled trolling motor featuring “Spotlock”, which combine to make this the ultimate guide vessel. This vessel also possesses dual 12” Fishfinder screens with radar. She’s fully equipped with all USCG-required safety equipment such as lifejackets, first aid kit and a CPR trained crew, too.

For an unforgettable fishing experience, make sure you follow Guide Chuck’s advice and bring your camera so you can capture the most magnificent moments on the water. And your catch, of course!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Maryland Eastern Shore Adventure
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:45 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - May 31 (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $425
    price breakdown
    $425
    During this trip we will explore the Islands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore in search of Striped Bass. These trips are available from May 1st to May 31st
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:45 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Fishing the Upper Chesapeake Bay in Maryland and surrounding Tributaries for catfish, White and Yellow Perch, Striped Bass, Crappie, and Bluefish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip/Morning
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:45 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    This is a 4-hour this that will take you out to the inshore waters where you can target Striped Bass, Bluefish, White Perch, Yellow Perch, and Crappie. Morning and Afternoon hours available
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About the Captain

Chuck Hill
Middle River, Maryland, United States
Angler's Choice
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
34 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2017
Hello, I am Chuck Hill, a United States Coast Guard Licensed Master Captain, and Licensed Maryland Fishing Guide. I have over 40 years of Fishing experience, and would like to share it with you. It does not matter if you are a Novice or Experienced Angler. My goal is for you to have an enjoyable time while fishing on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and it's Tributaries.

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Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Catfish Catfish
Crappie Crappie

Perch (White) Perch (White)
Perch (Yellow) Perch (Yellow)

Boat Specs

Sportsman (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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4.83
out of 5 stars from 34 reviews
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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Stanley D.
Lorton, VA
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3/4 Day Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 25, 2020
Captain very response I’ve to all inquirers prior to fishing day. trip started on time, captain very knowledgeable of...
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Steward M.
Washington, DC
 5.00
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Fishing the Bay

VERIFIED   August 26, 2019
It was a very rough day on the water but we made the best of it. Captain Chuck did a great job with his boat managing the turbulent...
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Monica C.
Washington, DC
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Fun half day with Captain Chuck

VERIFIED   NEW  July 13, 2020
Very scenic and rewarding experience with Captain Chuck! I highly recommend this trip for others and hope to do it again soon!
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Greg A.
Rosedale, Maryland
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VERIFIED   July 3, 2020
Excellent experience from start to finish.  Captain Chuck has a beautiful boat, state of the art equipment, top of the...
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Steve L.
Clarksville, Maryland
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Will go again.

VERIFIED   NEW  July 26, 2020
Had a great time. Caught 15 rockfish with son and daughter.
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