What would you recommend to anglers fishing in Virginia Beach, Virginia for the first time?

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Jeff Johnson
Woodbridge, VA
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Went fishing with Southern Belle Sportfishing on May 30, 2020
Check the water temps and fishing reports. This year (2020) had an unusually cool May and the water temps were pretty cold at the end of May (apparently, fish like warmer temps.) We saw mostly 61 - 63 degrees while trolling. Captain and hands said late May usually had temps in the 70's, which brings more fish up from the south.

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Travis Heath
Virginia Beach, VA
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Went fishing with E-Fishinsea Sport Fishing Charters on July 1, 2019
Be patient and ready to fight fish no matter where you go, because fishing off VA coast is as good as it gets. Keep in mind there’s nothing you can do about weather, but you can still have a good time.

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Don Emerson
Norfolk, Virginia
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Went fishing with E-Fishinsea Sport Fishing Charters on August 6, 2020
Do some research up front, understand all that's available in the area. So much that Virginia Beach has to offer so don't limit yourself.

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Caton Morris
Virginia Beach, VA
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Went fishing with Southern Belle Sportfishing on July 12, 2020
Storm had just came through and stirred things up. Fishing was not strong but not for lack of effort by Captain.

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Drew Fockler
Millersville, MD
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Went fishing with Southern Belle Sportfishing on June 23, 2020
Make sure you charter a knowledgeable captain and reliable boat . I recommend Southern Belle and Captain Ron .

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Nate Le
NO POTOMAC, MD
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Went fishing with Southern Belle Sportfishing on July 24, 2019
Check the weather first to plan a booking for charter fishing. Read all about motion sickness to prep for it so that you could enjoy your day.

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Jason Woller
Onancock, VA
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Went fishing with Reel Release Sport Fishing on April 6, 2019
April is still a bit early in the season in regards to a lot of species. Plus the weather is still quite unpredictable.

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Reid Grossen
Belvidere, IL
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Went fishing with Knot Tell’n Charters on August 6, 2019
Anyone who is a fisherman knows sometimes their biting sometimes not. Just enjoy the experience.

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Susan Ejzak
Richmond, VA
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Went fishing with Flat Line - AquaMan Sportfishing on July 31, 2019
The captain and first mate were excellent (Captain Dave and Clay). We would highly recommend them.

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Christopher Waller
Williamsburg, VA
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Went fishing with E-Fishinsea Sport Fishing Charters on July 7, 2019
Leave plenty of time for traffic even early in the morning can sometimes have delays.

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Kenneth Holdcraft
Ashburn, VA
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Went fishing with Southern Belle Sportfishing on May 29, 2019
The Southern Belle is great. Capt Ron and crew are wonderful,patient and kind with kids.