Lewes

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Lewes Fishing Charters

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Lewes: 51 fishing charters available

Truetolife Outdoors

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(85 reviews)
Lewes
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trips from $500

Catterman Adventures LLC

Lewes
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trips from $399

Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(19 reviews)
Lewes
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trips from $775

On Delivery Sportfishing

Lewes
trips from $800

Gone Fishin’ Sport Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(72 reviews)
Cape May
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trips from $700

Captain Mac

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(63 reviews)
Cape May
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Skipjack Sportfishing Inc.

Lewes
trips from $650

Islander Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(20 reviews)
Ocean City
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trips from $250

Prime Time II Sport Fishing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(50 reviews)
Wildwood
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trips from $700

Tara Anne Sport Fishing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(47 reviews)
Wildwood
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FAQs about Fishing Charters in Lewes

To give you an idea of how much a fishing trip in Lewes costs, the average price for a 4 hour private trip is $559, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,580. These prices are based on trips booked on our site recently.

Prices will vary depending on trip length, fishing technique, as well as the type and size of the boat you booked. However, to give you an indication, the average boat size in Lewes is 34 ft and the most common vessel type is a Center console.

According to customer reviews, Truetolife Outdoors, Catterman Adventures LLC, and Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters are some of the most popular fishing charters in Lewes, Delaware. Full list of top fishing charters in Lewes.

Truetolife Outdoors and Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Lewes.

The best way to experience fishing in Lewes is to book a private charter with a licensed fishing guide. See the full list of charters available for online booking here: List of fishing charters in Lewes, Delaware.

The most popular fish species you can target are Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Tuna (Bluefin), and Seabass (Black). Top fishing techniques include light tackle, bottom fishing, and spinning. Inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and offshore fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

With the warmer weather comes plenty more fish. It’s still better to fish the shallows than to head offshore, so come and fill the boat with tasty Tautog, Weakfish, Flounder, Seabass, and more. Check availability for local fishing charters in Lewes.

The first point of call for European settlers in 1631, Lewes is a town steeped in history. With access to the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic’s open waters, it’s also a paradise for anglers. Come fishing in Lewes, DE, and discover the wealth of nearshore fishing in the famous bay or head offshore to battle it out with some real beasts. 
 

Types of Fishing

Situated at the mouth of the Delaware Bay, Lewes is in an ideal location to explore a range of different fishing grounds. Within minutes you can fish the shallow inshore waters or spend up to 12 hours offshore big game fishing. Wherever you go, rest assured that you’ll target some tough-fighting fish with the prize of a delicious treat to take home at the end of the day.

Bay Fishing

From the brackish waters in the north to the open waters of the Atlantic, you can find plenty of prized fish in Delaware Bay. Fill the boat with delicious Seabass, Drum, Flounder, and Trout, or battle it out with huge Sharks. Of course, there’s a healthy helping of the East Coast’s favorite, Rockfish, too, so you’ll never get bored fishing here. 

Coastal Fishing

Fishing the surf is very popular with anglers along the East Coast. Plenty of migrating fish make their way past Lewes and Rehoboth Beach who, along with the year-round Seabass, Bluefish, and Rockfish population, make for a thrilling day of fishing. Cast away and bottom fish the sandy bottoms and you could land a prized Mackerel or delicious Weakfish to take home. 

Deep Sea Fishing

If you’re looking for a pulse-racing adventure, then an offshore fishing trip out of the Cape region is for you. Head to the canyons around 25 miles offshore, where some of the ocean’s biggest fish live. Spend at least 12 hours on the choppy waters, testing your strength to the limit going after monster Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and more. This is big game fishing at its finest, giving you the chance to land a tasty treat or catch a trophy-sized beast that will stay with you for the rest of your life.
 

How to Prepare 

Smaller center consoles will take you along the shallows, meaning you may be more exposed to the elements, so make sure to dress appropriately. When traveling long distances, it’s likely that your boat will feature a cabin, so you can cool off or keep warm as you please! 
 
Fishing charters in Lewes always provide rods, reels, and some form of lures, so you’ll have everything you need for a productive day on the water. Just make sure to grab your fishing license before coming aboard, and stock up with plenty of food and drink to make the most of your day. 
 
The East Coast is a hotbed of fishing activity, so take advantage of it and book your next charter out of Lewes and settle in for an unforgettable experience! 
Lewes
Excellent
4.2 / 5
Based on 24785 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January
With most boats out of the water in January, Lewes is quieter than usual. There’s no point sitting around wondering what to do, visit one of Lewes’ famous museums showcasing the area’s rich history.
February
It’s still not quite time to get out on the water, so why not take a trip along the coastal path and discover some of Lewes’ iconic lighthouses. Find out all about the area’s ties to the maritime industry.
March
Warm-up for the fishing in the bay with a trip to the Overfalls lightship that doubles up as a museum. One of only 7 lightships open to the public, you’ll have the rare chance to explore this beauty.
April
The wait is finally over. Head out aboard a fishing charter from Lewes and finally get your hands on some fish. Explore the bay for the best fishing as the season gets going and land yourself something delicious.
May
With the warmer weather comes plenty more fish. It’s still better to fish the shallows than to head offshore, so come and fill the boat with tasty Tautog, Weakfish, Flounder, Seabass, and more.
June
You won’t know where to look when June hits, with fish coming at you from all angles. Bluefin Tuna make the journey past the coast offshore, while the nearshore fishing is supplemented by the arrival of Amberjacks.
July
Everything is possible as it hits peak season. Explore the bay for a range of delicious fish or battle it out with some trophy-sized beasts in the deep, as Mahi Mahi start to make their way past the coast.
August
White Marlin join the offshore party giving you even more reason to head out to the deep waters in August. Experience the thrill of hooking this world-famous fish and land a few Mahi Mahis as an extra treat.
September
With the kids back in school, Lewes may seem a bit quieter in September, but the fishing is as good as ever. Whether you want an offshore adventure or want to explore the shallows, Lewes is the place to be. 
October
As the season winds to a close, there’s no sign that the fish are letting up. Most of the offshore predators have made their way past, but the bay is still full of Seabass, Flounder, Trout, and many more. 
November
If you’re lucky enough to find a captain to take you out in November, you’ll have the fishing almost exclusively to yourself! Head to the bay and fill the freezer in time for the holiday season. 
December
After the thrill of the season, put your feet up and start preparing for next year’s opportunity to go fishing. Enjoy the holidays and don’t risk going out in the rough weather, with another year just around the corner. 

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Nice weather, good fish activity. Good for children to get out on the water and enjoy the sport.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Nice weather, good fish activity. Good for children to get out on the water and enjoy the sport.
Katia  P.
Katia P. Lewes, Delaware

Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(19 reviews)
Captain and Mate provided great, fun environment for everyone. They ensured our safety, continued to openly communicate during the trip, and did anything to make sure we had a great time. The booking and payment was a breeze. Our group had questions prior to trip - the responses were fast and answered fully. Would certainly recommend a day out with this group. We hope to return soon for another great day on the water.
Johnny  R.
Johnny R. Hanover, PA
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(19 reviews)
There were 8 of us (4 adults 4 kids) and we all had so much fun! Every time we heard the line pull it was so exciting! The crew was kind and knowledgeable. Captain Jack knew the waters well and mate Gavin was energetic and worked so hard to make sure we got a shark! We caught a sting ray and a sand Tiger shark - so cool!! Definitely recommend.
Shannon  H.
Shannon H. Syracuse, NY
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(19 reviews)
My son realed this in before I had to take over….175 to 200 pound Sand Tiger.
Eric  V.
Eric V. Baltimore, MD
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
Great day on the water with CPT Dave. Tons of fun! Highly recommend CPT Dave for a fun trip of fishing in Lewes.
Neil  S.
Neil S. Bel Air, MD
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
Even though the tide slowed up we still got on fish and had tight lines. Definitely recommend the boat.
Edward  G.  J.
Edward G. J. Port Griffith, PA
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(19 reviews)
Great captain and the first mate Gavin knew exactly what he was doing. We caught a ton of fish and had a great time. I can’t recommend the Savannah Lynn enough.
Brice  F.
Brice F. Menges Mills, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
Captain Houser worked hard to find favorable spots to fish…we caught many croakers in the canal for later bait, a flounder, a trigger fish, and a six foot shark, all of which we released. It was our first trip with my grandsons and they thoroughly enjoyed the experience!
Mike  L.
Mike L. Lititz, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
We had a great time with Captain Dave and will definitely be looking to book next summer. He was friendly, engaging, and went the extra mile to make sure we were in the best spots to catch some good stuff.
Steven  G.
Steven G. Chicago, Illinois
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
Dave was great, good communication pre-trip with iffy weather. Once we were there, all was very well handled. Great boat and gear. Dave was great with my two kids, both keeping an eye on their reels and engaging them in conversation. Easy trip where everyone caught a bit of something and we have flounder for dinner. Win, win, win.
Shawn  M.
Shawn M. Washington, DC
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(19 reviews)
Captian Jeff, his mate Gavin, & management all went above and beyond what they had to do. They were very professional, knowledgeable, helpful & kind. We caught 3 sharks ranging from 80 to 150 pounds. On the way back to the slip we were already planning a trip for next year. We highly recommend the savannah lynn!
Urban  E.
Urban E. United States
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Very good
4.0 / 5
(19 reviews)
spent 95% bottom fishing-everyone caught fish-good time would have liked a bit more trolling-turned into a bottom fishing trip only
Charles  D.
Charles D. Pocomoke City, MD
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(85 reviews)
Capt. Dave was ON time when we met him at the boat launch. He had all the tackle and bait we needed. He was very pleasant and courteous. We enjoyed our four hours of fishing for flounder. Weather is a major factor as to where you will end up fishing.
Karl  K.
Karl K. York, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
Great time on the water with Captain Dave. Caught some great flounder and had a lot of fun!
Kirk  A.
Kirk A. Pittsburgh, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
Half day trip fishing for flounder..no keeper's but having asked around that was typical of the area we fished..friendly Captian nice equipment exactly what I expected would recommend again
Matthew  P.
Matthew P. Baltimore, MD
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Savannah Lynn Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(19 reviews)
Had a truly amazing experience captain Jack and his crew were awesome. Couldn't have asked for a better way to spend my birthday. Caught 2 sharks and had a great afternoon on the water. Thanks again captain Jack for amazing trip were definitely gonna be booking with you again. See you guys next time.
Leishla  R.
Leishla R. Lancaster, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
We booked a last minute morning trip with Captain Dave for me, my 12 year old son and his friend. Captain Dave was great to work with and provided clear and timely directions. His equipment was top notch, boat was clean and his attitude even better. In all we had a great time and even landed a shark that the boys will be talking about for a long time. Thanks Captain Dave!!!
Jeff  C.
Jeff C. Mars, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
It was a great overall experience. He was well prepared to fish for everything from shark to stripe bass to flounder. The waters did not cooperate for going for shark but he put us on MANY stripers. Even got to bring one home for dinner. Would definitely recommend Dave and would use again in the future.
Nevin  H.
Nevin H. White Hall, MD
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
We love Captain Dave! Always puts us on fish and also just an amazing guy. Looking forward to next summer already! Definitely a 5 star experience
Samuel  M.
Samuel M. United States
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(85 reviews)
We had an excellent morning trip with Capt. Dave this week. It was easy to book and I mentioned that we wanted to catch some flounder. Capt. Dave was on time and had everything ready to go. He was friendly, knowledgeable and helped my two girls (ages 13 and 11) pull in lots of flounder and other fish too! We also caught Croaker, Toadfish and a Dogfish. I'm very happy we booked him and look forward to future trips. Thanks Dave!
Peter  M.
Peter M. Kennett Square, PA
Truetolife Outdoors
Truetolife Outdoors
Fishing charter in Lewes
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(85 reviews)
Another good outing with Captain Dave. Our third year and the kids caught plenty of fish. Captain Dave is great with the kids which is one of the reasons we come back each year.
Mike  P.
Mike P. Kennett Square, PA

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