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Fishing in Deale, MD, is among the best ways to explore the Chesapeake Bay. This small town boasts a large charter fleet, meaning that it’s a great place to start your journey. Four tidal creeks run to the bay here, giving you plenty of spots to explore, and the list of species you can find is almost endless.
 
As with everywhere on the Chesapeake Bay, Striped Bass (Rockfish) stand out here. These monstrous, meaty creatures put up an incredible fight and can be found in all of Deale’s waterways. Red Drum, Black Drum, and Bluefish are all available in the shallows. Flounder, Trout, Mackerel, Perch, Seabass, and many more delicious creatures fill these waters, too. 
 
With such a range of charters, waterways, and fish on offer, it’s no surprise that there’s also a range of trips to choose from. Beginners and families can take advantage of half day adventures, with full day trips and longer reserved for more experienced anglers. There’s even the option to join a head boat, so if you’re on your own or on a budget, there’s something for you. 
 
Fishing is possible year-round with spring and fall offering up the best action. Head down to the famous harbor, and you can experience some of the best fishing the East Coast has to offer.

 

Rules & Regulations

Your license will be covered aboard a Deale fishing charter, so all you need to do is register for free online at the Maryland Saltwater Angler Registration. Your professional guide will make sure that you keep to all other regulations such as size and bag limits. 
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January

A new year means new beginnings, and all the captains will are preparing for the new season. With the boats out of the water, Deale becomes a mechanic’s paradise.

February

With the temperature in the 30s, there’s no point risking a limb for fish that aren’t even there. Wrap up warm and feel free to give the captains a hand in prepping their boats.

 
March

It’s almost time to get back on the water. As the flowers come out to bloom the boats will get back in the docks and you’ll get a real sense of anticipation across town.

 
April

The wait is over! Get out on the stunning waters of the Chesapeake Bay and chase trophy-sized Striped Bass (Rockfish), as you use all your energy to reel ‘em in.

 
May

It’s heating up in more ways than one! Keep battling it out with monster Rockfish, while Black Drum reaching up to 80 pounds also make their way through the bay.

 
June

With stunning weather comes a range of thrilling fish. Bottom fishing is popular this time of year as you go after the incoming Perch population with plenty of spot as bait.

 
July

Bluefish season is upon us, and you’ll get to take on these aggressive beasts. They’ll take any kind of bait, so get ready for the “Bluefish Blitz.”

 
August

Make the most of the peak season and fill the boat with delicious fish in the glorious sunshine. Spanish Mackerel join the party and add to the Bass, Bluefish, and Perch.

 
September

Huge Redfish are the prize as fall kicks off. Go after these beautiful creatures along with fish native to the Chesapeake Bay and head home with lifelong memories of the water.

 
October

Known as “Rocktober,” you can guess what’s on offer this month. Big Rockfish are back and make for a thrilling battle and tasty treat, while Bluefish and Perch are worthy by-catch.

 
November

You’ll have no trouble keeping warm with the red-hot fishing that comes in November. Get out on the bay’s shallow waters and battle it out of with Rockfish, Bluefish, and Perch.

 
December

You won’t believe that the season is drawing to a close. Make the most of the last chance to catch trophy-sized Rockfish, huge Bluefish, and delicious Perch and Mackerel.

Deale Fishing Calendar

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1pm trip with Vickie Ann charters
William L. fished with Vickie Ann Charters on September 4, 2021
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I would highly recommend contacting Vickie Ann charters. PERIOD!!!!
Half-day trip with Capt. Billy
Robin C. fished with Ebb Tide Charters on October 3, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Despite it being late in the season, Captain Billy worked hard to make sure that the guys all caught their limit. The first mate took great care of them, and all had a wonderful day on the Bay. Worth every $. Do not hesitate to book!
Lucky Strike Phenomenal Experience
William D. fished with Lucky Strike Charters on October 26, 2019
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Use Lucky Strike Charters if you want more than just a fishing experience. They are impressive, affordable and kid friendly.
Great trip aboard the Vickie Ann with Capt Bob Flynn and mate, John
Barry B. fished with Vickie Ann Charters on July 26, 2019
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You bet I'd recommend Deale fishing. Of course, we happened to have great weather just after the super hot heat wave in July 2019. Definite return trips in the future.
Hot Day!!
Jose A. fished with Valerie Ann Charters on July 21, 2019
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Great place to leave from and conveniently closer to home than other places
Half day trip with Captain Mike & Crew
Paulette R. fished with Lucky Strike Charters on July 20, 2019
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Good facilities. Fish cleaning station right on the pier. We had dinner at the Happy Harbor restaurant that is next to the pier.
June fishing trip
Lavonne B. fished with Lucky Strike Charters on June 15, 2019
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good
Get on the water early to catch stripe bass.
Half Day Trip with Captain Joe
John C. fished with Sporting Wood Charters on May 20, 2019
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Absolutely if their intention is to catch Rock.

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Deale

To give you an idea of how much a fishing trip in Deale costs, the average price for a 4 hour private trip is $553, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $745. 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 Deale is 42 ft and the most common vessel type is a Bay boat.

According to customer reviews, Vickie Ann Charters, Patent Pending Charters, and Hook Mash Charter Fishing are some of the most popular fishing charters in Deale, Maryland. Full list of top fishing charters in Deale.

Vickie Ann Charters, Patent Pending Charters, and Hook Mash Charter Fishing all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Deale.

The best way to experience fishing in Deale 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 Deale, Maryland.

The most popular fish species you can target are Bass (Striped), Bluefish, and Spanish Mackerel. Top fishing techniques include light tackle, trolling, and bottom fishing. Inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and river fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

Known as “Rocktober,” you can guess what’s on offer this month. Big Rockfish are back and make for a thrilling battle and tasty treat, while Bluefish and Perch are worthy by-catch.   Check availability for local fishing charters in Deale.

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