Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service

Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service specializes in putting their clients on trophy Smallmouth Bass. Explore the East Coast from a comfort of a jet boat. Enjoy a full-day adventure with one of the most experienced guides around.

The trips with Capt. David Bruchey can run from various locations. You can depart from Smithsburg, PA, Point of Rocks, MD, and Harper’s ferry boat ramp, WV. You will be fishing the Potomac River, concentrating on fat Smallies.

Capt. David Bruchey can accommodate anglers of all skill levels and expertise. Before you go for Smallies, he will guide you through the basics. Capt. David is sponsored by Less and St. Croix rods and use light ‘finesse’ spinning gear.

You will be fishing on a 17’ Fish Rite jet boat. It can comfortably take up to 3 anglers. The boat comes powered by a 95 HP Mercury engine and is fitted with navigational and fish finding electronics. There is plenty of seating and fishing space for everyone aboard.

All trips come with gear and tackle that you will need to make a great catch possible. Lures are also included in the price. Don’t forget to bring a valid fishing license, a camera to capture those moments, your own food and drinks, and a desire to have fun. Please note, that fishing is ‘catch and release’ only.

Book a trip with Goin 4 Smallies and have a fun and exciting adventure. After all, memories last a lifetime.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $450
    Fish the beautiful Potomac River for hard-fighting Smallmouth Bass. Join Capt. David for a fun and safe adventure on the water. Bring your family, friends, or fishing buddies with you.
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FAQs about Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service

Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • US $450 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Lews and St Croix)
  • Lures

Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Susquehana and Potomac rivers)

Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service include:
  • Bass (Smallmouth)

Meet the Captain

David Bruchey
Smithsburg, Maryland, United States
2 Fishing Reports
24 Customer reviews
Member since December 2017
Even though Captain David Bruchey has been guiding professionally for just over a decade, Bass fishing has always been his passion. David began chasing Smallmouth when he was a young child and has been doing it ever since. Fishing has always been a part of his life. Capt. David enjoys sharing it with others, be it a friend or a client.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass

Boat specs

Fish Rite (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 95HP Mercury engine.

17 ft
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Susquehana and Potomac rivers

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle



Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lews and St Croix

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Minimum age 7
Catch and Release Mandatory


Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:


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Allan K.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 3, 2022
The charter operator canceled 16 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting.
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