FISHHOOK SPORT FISHING

FISHHOOK SPORT FISHING invites anglers of all levels of expertise for a great day out! If you want to experience what fishing Virginia waters is all about, come along. Captain Ron Spangler will make sure you have a blast as you target inshore and offshore fish – and there are plenty of these.

The experienced captain and his first mate will welcome you aboard a 32’ Albemarle cuddy cabin. It’s powered by two 300 HP Cat engines, and it can accommodate up to 5 anglers. The vessel is equipped with reliable navigational equipment, so you’ll have a solid road map as you search for the bites to start.

On board, you’ll have a kitchen, bed, toilet, and air conditioning to ensure maximum comfort. Outriggers are there as well, along with a live bait well, and an icebox. The crew will take care of the fishing license, and will supply you with rods, reels, and tackle. From then on, you will have an edge over the fish – and the captain will help with advice.

If you stay close to the shore, you’ll fish for Speckled Trout, Redfish, Pompano, Flounder, Croaker, and Bluefish. Go around reefs and wrecks, and you’ll find Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Black Seabass, False Albacore, Amberjack, Snapper. If none of these satiate your hunger, then head offshore and face Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, Swordfish, or Mako Shark.

Fully equipped to face inshore and offshore waters, the crew will give you and your friends a day to remember! To honor their efforts, remember to include a 20% gratuity for the first mate.

You can choose from a variety of trips, and then set out on your journey! Bring snacks and drinks, grab a camera to capture the fun! With all of his wealthy experience, Capt. Ron is the one to choose. Think comfort, expertise, plenty of fish, a smooth ride, and modern equipment.

Why wait? Join FISHOOK SPORT FISHING and come fish the prolific waters of Virginia!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,000
    price breakdown
    $2,000
    This trip brings offshore action to anglers who step aboard. Not only will you have plenty of time to catch fish, but you will also join a seasoned captain who's been fishing for over 50 years. He and his first mate will give their best to put you on fish. The license and equipment are provided for, as are live bait, and lures. Bring food, drinks, comfortable clothes, you'll be heading far off the coast.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    Spend a full day with a seasoned captain who knows all the tricks and hacks! He and his crew will take you fishing inshore, and you will have plenty of time to try out a variety of techniques. The gear is supplied on board. Live bait, lures and the fishing licence are included, so you can focus on having a blast alongside these knowledgeable gentlemen. Grab a camera to capture the excitement, drinks and snacks, and step aboard. Please remember to include a 20% gratuity for the first mate.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    If you want an experienced captain who can show you inshore hotspots, book this morning outing! You'll have 4 hours to go around, targeting fish that live nearby. Rods, reels, and tackle are waiting for you on board, the fishing license is also there. Live bait and lures are provided. Bring snacks, drinks, sunscreen, and a cap. You'll get to try out a variety of techniques depending on your liking. Please include a 20% gratuity for the first mate.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    If you want to enrich your vacation, or just love fishing – Capt. Ron will help you get just what you need! With over 50 years of experience, he knows the right fishing grounds, and will take you across inshore waters. The fishing gear is included in the price, as are the license, live bait, and lures. You may want to bring snacks and drinks. Please remember to include a 20% gratuity for the first mate.
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About the Charter Operator

FISHHOOK SPORT FISHING
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
ID & License verified
13 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since June 2017
If you want a pro captain who knows how to get things done, Captain Ron is your safest choice – he has unrivaled experience on these waters. He started fishing almost 60 years ago, angling on local rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. He works hard to put his customers on fish, knows numerous hacks and tricks to help them land their catch. It’s passion for the sport and the smile on people’s faces that drives him to deliver a memorable day to all on board.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Spadefish Spadefish
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Tautog Tautog
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Albmarle (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 300HP Cat.3126 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.69
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
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Half day Trip
Fishing with Capt. Ron
Wine women & Fishing Tournament with Captain Ron
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Andrew B.
United States
 5.00
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Half day Trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) – Inshore on August 10, 2020
Fun day with Ron. Got us a spanish mackerel early on. Inclement weather hit us out of nowhere but it didn’t deter the...
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Patricia F.
Madison, Mississippi
 5.00
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) – Inshore on June 27, 2020
Did the half day trip. Captain Ron took us out to where a bunch of fish were, and was very patient with us novice fisherman....
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Tamra G.
Washington, District Of Columbia
 5.00
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) – Inshore on August 16, 2020
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Erick C.
 5.00
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Fishing with Capt. Ron

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Inshore on July 19, 2020
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Tom S.
Forest, VA
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VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Offshore on June 26, 2020
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