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Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Baltimore

According to customer reviews, Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing, Lucky Strike Charters, and Rockin N Rowan are some of the most popular fishing charters in Baltimore, Maryland. Full list of top fishing charters in Baltimore.

The average price for a private 4 hour Baltimore fishing trip is $432, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $839 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing, Lucky Strike Charters, and Rockin N Rowan all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Baltimore.

The most popular fish species you can target are Striped Bass, White Perch, and Bluefish. Top fishing techniques include Light Tackle, Jigging, and Trolling. River fishing, inshore fishing, and nearshore fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

150 miles into the Chesapeake Bay, the bustling town of Baltimore is a hub for angling action. From the waterfront park, to inshore rivers, and out to the bay itself, there’s no end to the fishing grounds you can explore. The best way of exploring them all is on a Baltimore fishing charter. Follow a professional guide on the way to success, as you go after some truly prized species.
 
Some of the creatures here will blow your mind. The East Coast favorite, Striped Bass – or Rockfish, as it’s known here – is everywhere. There’s also plenty of delicious Flounder, Tautog, Black Seabass, Trout, and Crab on offer. Bluefish, Redfish, Black Drum, and Sharks are also available for you to test your skills, so there’s something for all kinds of anglers.
 
And that’s reflected in the trips on offer. Beginners and families can take advantage of half day trips to test the waters. These are also a great way for any experienced angler to get their fix. Full day trips, however, will give you the best chance of filling the boat. Head boats are also an option for individual anglers or those on a budget, so take your pick!
 
While fishing is possible 365-days a year, you’ll want to beware of the weather. The fish can flee the Chesapeake Bay when it rains, so winter tends to see better action in the rivers. Peak season is spring through fall, when Rockfish and all Maryland’s favorite fish come out to play. Head down to one of the numerous marinas on the Patapsco and away you go.

 

Rules & Regulations

Baltimore fishing charters come with licenses covered for all those on board. All you’ll need to do is sign up for free to the Maryland Saltwater Angler Registry. For all other rules, such as size and bag limits, your professional captain will keep you in check.

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January

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade celebrates one of the country’s most influential civil rights campaigners in January. If you laugh in the face of winter, you can also enjoy the Polar Bear Plunge this time of year.

February

If you missed the Polar Bear Plunge but still want to get cold for a good cause, join Cupid’s Undie Run! This charity event sees runners sprint through town in nothing but their underwear.

March

Black Seabass is open for harvest in March and anglers take to the water in droves to catch this delicious fish. Tautog are also biting hard this time of year, making for some great food fishing.

April

Blue Crab and Striped Bass open for harvest in April, making it one of the most productive times to fish the Chesapeake Bay. Don’t be a fool, get out there and bag yourself some tasty fish!

May

The list of delicious fish just keeps getting longer as the weather warms up. Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tautog, Black Seabass, Crab, Stripers, Sheepshead, and Croakers are all in season!

June

River anglers have been enjoying catch and release fishing for Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass all spring, but from June on you can finally keep this freshwater delicacy.

July

Baltimore Artscape has been going since the 80’s, bringing the city's arts scene into full view with performances, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. This is a chance to really get to know the city.

August

The heat of summer just makes the fish bite harder here in the Chesapeake Bay. Bag yourself some tasty Flounder and Crab, or battle monster Striped Bass for the perfect trophy or a great meal.

September

People say you shouldn’t eat Crab after summer. Don’t listen to them – crabbing is great in September! Pull in some tasty Rockfish before running your trotline and heading home with a real feast.

October

Baltimore Free Fall welcomes you to enjoy over 300 arts and cultural events for free. The festival spans most of the month, and there’s always something great to check out.

November

Charm City Fringe Festival gives you yet another chance to enjoy Baltimore’s great artistic and cultural scene. See rising stars in independent theater or check out some great live stand-up alongside hot fishing.

December

Celebrate the music of the King himself in The Night of 100 Elvises. This is exactly what it sounds like, with live performance of Elvis’ greatest hits. Not a fan? Escape the music and bag some Stripers instead!

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Yes, those Spanish Mackerels fish are some good fish to eat. The best I ever ate.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Yes, those Spanish Mackerels fish are some good fish to eat. The best I ever ate.
Andrena  A.
Andrena A. Washington, District Of Columbia
Use Lucky Strike Charters if you want more than just a fishing experience. They are impressive, affordable and kid friendly.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Use Lucky Strike Charters if you want more than just a fishing experience. They are impressive, affordable and kid friendly.
William  D.
William D. Alexandria, Virginia
Make sure you have a back-up fishing plan in case the Bay is unable to navigate.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you have a back-up fishing plan in case the Bay is unable to navigate.
Bryan  W.
Bryan W. Jarrettsville, MD
Good facilities. Fish cleaning station right on the pier. We had dinner at the Happy Harbor restaurant that is next to the pier.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Good facilities. Fish cleaning station right on the pier. We had dinner at the Happy Harbor restaurant that is next to the pier.
Paulette  R.
Paulette R. Dunkirk, MD
Take snacks, lots of beverages, only 1 large cooler to take the fish home with you after they are filet.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Take snacks, lots of beverages, only 1 large cooler to take the fish home with you after they are filet.
Stanley  H.
Stanley H. Macungie, PA

Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
Fantastic experience getting to know the Chesapeake Bay via several fishing spots. Captain Dave is superb, very knowledgeable and safe on the water. We explored several fishing locations and caught fish for our yummy dinner that night. We highly rate this excursion for fishing fun.
Sheryl  M.
Sheryl M. Atlanta, GA
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
While we may have only caught one striped bass that was too small to catch, it was still a perfect day! Captain Dave was a pleasure to be around and I am definitely looking forward to bringing my son along on a trip with him! We could tell he is a family friendly guy and kids would have a blast with him :)
Ashley  M.
Ashley M.
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
Beautiful day out on the bay on a great boat. David was awesome throughout the process, from being helpful and communicative before the trip to being knowledgeable and hard-working on the boat. David is super friendly, encouraging, and a good teacher about fishing techniques and strategies. We had a great time and I highly recommend.
Chip  G.
Chip G. Arlington, VA
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
All-in-all a good day! Didn't land the trophy rockfish this trip, but wasn't for lack of effort. 19 lines out and trolling for almost 5 hours. That's just the way it goes some days. Clean boat, good equipment and friendly crew...I'd book the trip with these guys again.
Jason  R.
Jason R. Oneonta, NY
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
The captain worked extra hard to find us some great fishing despite the finicky fall conditions. It was a great adventure and fun for the whole family. We left with lots of rockfish and some great memories! Highly recommended!
Jennifer  S.
Jennifer S. Ellicott City, Maryland
Safari Girl Charters
Safari Girl Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(12 reviews)
My friends and I had a wonderful time on the safari girl. We caught several decent sized rockfish despite conditions not being the best. Captain Mark definitely knows what he’s doing and does it old school. Awesome!
Jacqueline  N.
Jacqueline N. Westminster, Maryland
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
Capt. Kenny and his first mate were very professional, patient and friendly with us and we had a great time. The boat is clean and feels stable. Beginner friendly.
Ziqi  Z.
Ziqi Z. Washington, District Of Columbia
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
Fantastic experience! Can’t wait for the spring to come back! Thank you so much
Steven  L.
Steven L. Woodbine, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
We had a great time with Captain David! I took my son for his 13th birthday and we were happy with our trip! It was our first time on a charter. It was a tough day for catching striped bass, but we caught a few. And had a delicious dinner as a result. Captain David was knowledgeable, explained things to us and made our first experience a memorable one. Thanks so much for your time Captain!
Holly  B.
Holly B. Hanover, PA
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
We had the best trip! Dave was incredibly helpful and really knew his stuff! We went home with enough fish for a month. Perfect way to spend a September morning. Thank you so much!
Lauren  K.
Lauren K. Baltimore, MD
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
We had a slow day fishing but ended up still taking home a few. Captains Shaun and Tawn worked all day to get us on some fish. Truly professional crew who take care of their boat and their passengers. Definitely be back in the spring.
Shannon  J.
Shannon J. Greencastle, PA
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
Capt. Shawn and Capt. Tawn were great hosts. Very knowledgeable and quick to re-bait hooks. Everyone that went had a great time and almost all of us caught a fish with keeping.
Justin  P.
Justin P. Columbia, Maryland
Rockin N Rowan
Rockin N Rowan
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(58 reviews)
We had a great time celebrating my son's 13th birthday. The water was a little rough and the captain called me the day before to discuss how we could still make it a fun time.
Amanda  K.
Amanda K. Monrovia, MD
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
This trip was outstanding from start to finish. The first mate did a good job! My friends/family had a great time and would love to do another fishing trip soon. Hats off to Capt. Kenny M. for providing a smooth ride fill with enough fish catching action to land around 50 fish.
Ronnie  S.
Ronnie S. Baltimore, Maryland
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Chills Light Tackle Guide Service
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(54 reviews)
We had such an amazing time fishing with Cpt Chuck! He was super knowledgeable, helpful, and very friendly. We caught 60 fish between the two of us - nearly all stripers with a few catfish. We will definitely be doing it again. Such an enjoyable time!
Will  B.
Will B. Cockeysville, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
The morning started off slow but Capt. Dave kept after it and put on on some great rock fish eventually. It was definitely worth the 3.5 hr drive we had getting here and wouldn’t hesitate doing it again. My family thanks you for a great morning on the bay!
Mark  K.
Mark K. Alexandria, Virginia
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
Great trip with Captain Shawn and Captain Tawn for the 1pm to 7pm trip. Caught a few different types of fish (rock fish, bluefin, and spotted mackerel). Both Captain's were very knowledgeable and help with our group from age 13 to 18 as the primary fishers, not including parents and adults who attended as well. Every was able to catch a few fish either live bait or trolling. Everyone had a grand time and enjoyed the company of the crew and fishers.
Matthew  T.
Matthew T. Alexandria, VA
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
Great fishing trip today. Lots of action with a mixture of striped bass and blue fish. Live lining was the best. Outstanding boat and crew.
Robert  R.
Robert R. Deale, MD
Lucky Strike Charters
Lucky Strike Charters
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(168 reviews)
Shawn & Tawn were awesome. The fish weren't cooperating but it wasn't for lack of trying. The day was good anyway.
Anna  W.
Anna W. Brandywine, MD
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Chasin’ Dreams Sportfishing
Fishing charter in Baltimore
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(61 reviews)
Today was simply excellent. This was a Father’s Day gift to the dads from our wives and it was perfect. The captain was excellent, helpful, funny, and made us feel at home on his boat. We will be doing this again in the future.
Jacob  R.
Jacob R. Baltimore, MD

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