Migrator Charters

If you haven’t tried the phenomenal fishing that the Chesapeake Bay is known for, this is the perfect opportunity! Captain Justin Downs, of Migrator Charters, invites you for an angling adventure in this productive locale.

Join him on board his 42’ saltwater fishing vessel, made by Evans Boat Builders. She’s an impressive boat, capable of holding 6 anglers on board with ease and comfort. Her spacious back deck allows you and your fishing buddies to battle and chase the bite without bumping into each other. The roomy cabin offers you a great place to take a break from the action or to take cover from the weather. The engines match the impressive tone of the rest of the boat: they’re twin Cummins with 450 HP each.

Amenities don’t stop there, she’s fully outfitted to be a mean fishing machine. Outriggers and downriggers will extend your reach and allow you to wet more lines when trolling. A full suite of navigational and fishfinding electronics help the captain find your prey quickly and safely.

And you’ll want to find your fish quickly! You’ll go after a wide range of prestigious and fun fish to catch with Capt. Justin. Striped Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum, Bluefish, White Perch, and more species can be targeted.

Captain Justin has been fishing the Chesapeake Bay since he was 5, both recreationally and aboard many fishing charters during his angling career. He’s worked as a first mate on board multiple charters, learning the tricks and techniques that work best in this area. You get to benefit from his vast experience!

Whether you’re chasing the next trophy Bass or want to introduce your kids to the wonders of angling, Migrator Charters has a trip for you. Book a trip today and take the first step towards your new favorite fishing destination!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 20 Dec
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    Explore the Chesapeake Bay the right way, with a full day of fishing. You'll target Striped Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum, Bluefish, White Perch, and whatever else takes the bait on this 8-hour trip. There's an experienced first mate on board to assist you with whatever you need – gratuity for the crew isn't included in the price and is very appreciated.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 20 Dec
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    Head out into the famous Chesapeake Bay for this 6-hour trip! You'll fish for Spanish Mackerel, Striped Bass, Black Drum, Bluefish, Perch, and whatever else takes the bait! There's a first mate available for this trip, tips for the crew are greatly appreciated.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Apr - 20 Dec
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    Head out into the famous Chesapeake Bay in the afternoon on this 6-hour trip. You can target Stripers, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and White Perch. A first mate is on board to assist you with whatever you need, gratuity for him is greatly appreciated.
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About the Captain

Justin Downs
Deale, Maryland, United States
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Member since June 2017
I am a 2nd generation charter boat captain. I have been fishing on the Chesapeake Bay since the age of 5 with my father who also spent many years as a charter captain. I have worked as a mate for several excellent captains up and down the Chesapeake Bay. In doing so, I have learned a wide range of fishing techniques that I believe give me the "edge" to catching fish especially on those "tough" days.

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Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Perch (White) Perch (White)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Evans Boat Builders (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2002. Powered by a 450HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal

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

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