Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania

Goin 4 Smallies Guide Service invites you down to Pennsylvania to fish the beautiful Susquehanna River. Even though the smooth waters of the river are home to a large variety of fish species, Smallmouth Bass deserve a special attention.

You will be targeting the fish that might have made the region famous. Capt. David, the owner and operator of Goin 4 Smallies has been fishing for Bass since he was a kid. He knows where Smallmouth hide and how to find them. With Capt. David, you won’t have to worry about anything at all!

You will go out aboard a 17’ Fish Rite jet boat, custom built in 2007 with comfort and style in mind. The boat has a 95 HP Mercury engine, plenty of fishing and seating space for up to 3 anglers, and modern technologies to save your time while searching for fish. Welcome aboard!

The trips come inclusive with the use of quality gear and tackle by the leading brands, such as Less and St. Croix. You will be using light ‘finesse’ spinning gear to target Smallies. Just don’t forget to bring something to eat and drink, along with a valid fishing license which you should purchase before the trip.

Please note, that all Smallmouth Bass you catch will be released. You will have just enough time to take a picture with the catch.

Bring your kids, friends, and fishing buddies. Introduce your kid to the fine art of sport fishing. Tight lines and fish on!



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
    This full-day trip will see you fishing the Susquehanna River for the one and only Smallmouth Bass. Your captain is a professional and experienced angler who knows the hottest spots in the area. Trips run from Fort Hunter Boat Launch, Harrisburg, PA and Amity Hall Access, Duncannon, PA.
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FAQs about Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania

Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania 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 Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Lews and St Croix)
  • Lures

Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Sussquehana and Potomac rivers)

Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Goin4smallies Guide Service - Pennsylvania include:
  • Bass (Smallmouth)

Meet the Captain

David Bruchey
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Fishing Reports
24 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
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.

Length
17 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Sussquehana and Potomac rivers

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lews and St Croix
Lures

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

Payment

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:

Cash
PayPal
Checks

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 23 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (41)
Tactical and spectacular
Tactical and spectacular
Tactical and spectacular
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Angler rating
21
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
95%
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Paul Y.
Elizabethtown, PA
Excellent
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Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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The Beautiful Susquehanna

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on September 16, 2023
Great day on the water! Dave was a great fishing guide. He knew where the “smallies” were hitting, and we knocked down...
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John V.
Frederick, Maryland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Full Day with Captain Bruchey

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on May 13, 2023
My dad and I had a great day on the water with Captain Bruchey. I am new to fishing and learned a lot about the river and different...
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Chris E.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Tactical and spectacular

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on November 24, 2023
David is dialed in and amazingly personable. Immediately on fish and didn’t stop till we stopped.  Haven’t met anyone...
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Philipp O.
Lititz, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Day Trip with Captain David

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on October 8, 2022
Lost track of number of fish caught within first hour.  Any trip like that is a “keeper.”  (As a kid had deep sea trips...
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Chris B.
Stephens City, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with David

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on May 6, 2022
Captain Dave was outstanding he replied to email for booking right away communication was great all the way up to fishing day...
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