Charter Fleet

Capt. John Beach


Builder: Meekins

46' X 14, 450 hp Cummins

Licensed for 36 passengers

Call 301-812-1505 for reservations.

Captain John is a real pleasure to be around. And so is his beautiful, brand-new Markley. Having fished out of Chesapeake Beach for years, John has the right stuff to skipper a successful trip for your group.

Capt. Danny Morrison


Builder: O'Neil Jones 330 Cummins

39' x 11'

Licensed for 15 passengers

Call 443-532-7259 for reservations.



Capt. Danny Morrison began fishing and crabbing on the waters of the Chesapeake in the early 90's. His knowledge of trolling, chumming and live lining runs deep, acquired from many years as a deckhand on several charter boats, including his father’s craft, Perseverance. Certified with a 50-ton U.S.C.G. Master Captain’s license, Danny guarantees a fun-filled day of catching fish.

Capt. Mike Harris


Builder: Markley

46ft; 800 Caterpillar

Licensed for 6 passengers

Call: 301-717-5905 for reservations


Capt. Chris Mills


Builder: Jones

40' X 13', Single 450 Cummins Diesel

Licensed for 22 passengers

Call 443-532-1025 for reservations.



Captain Chris Mills is a longtime resident of Calvert County and currently calls North Beach home with his wife Dawn and son Tyler. Chris has more than 20 years of experience working on charter boats. For several years, he spent most of his time on Captain Ed O'Brien's "Semper Fidelis" and became a Coast Guard Certified Captain in 2007. Chris lives by the hard-to-argue-with motto: "Life is Good." Especially when it comes to spending a day on the Chesapeake Bay.

Capts. Justin Tackett & Ken Tackett


Builder: Bertram

38' X 14 1/2', Twin Cummins diesel engines

Licensed for 6 passengers

Call 703-477-5272 for reservations.



Join Captain Ken or Justin Tackett aboard the “Day Dreamer,” a tremendous boat that takes on large head sea with ease. Its large cockpit is equipped with A/C and state-of-the-art electronics, and offers plenty of room to maneuver when the action gets intense.

Capt. Chris Sullivan


Builder: Custom Built

50ft; Twin 375 Caterpillar

Licensed for 14 passengers

Call: 301-509-8218


Capt. Dave Bailey


Builder: Key West #1

40' X 15', 450 Cummins Motor

Licensed for 20 passengers

Call 410-474-2836 for reservations.



Captain Dave started his charter career at Rod 'N' Reel with the highly regarded Captain Claude Sacker on the “Cindy S.” A Calvert County native, Captain Dave is passionate about the outdoors and crazy about fishing. The Hooked Up II is a comfortable stage to enjoy both.

Captain Don Johnson


Builder: Markley

46' X 14, Twin Cummins diesel engines

Licensed for 31 passengers

Call 240-876-6079 or 240-801-2353 for reservations.



Captain Don is a lifelong resident of Maryland and has fished on the bay for over 30 years. After working for years as a captain and mate on other boats, Captain Don now owns his own boat. The "Hot Pursuit" is a well designed charter boat with twin engines to get you to the fishing grounds fast. It also has a upper level bridge the offers awesome views of the open water.

Capt. Marcus Wilson


Builder: Carman

375 HP John Deere 45' X 13'

Licensed for 22 passengers

Call 301-785-1199 for reservations.



Years ago, in his mid-20s, Captain Marcus Wilson started fishing on the Bay with his dad like many a young Captain. More recently, he gained experience working as a mate on some of the best charter boats in the mid-Bay area. He's had the opportunity to fish with Drew Payne on the “Worm,” Marty Simounet on the “Kyran Lynn,” Eddie Green on the “Plumb Crazy,” and Jamey Danford on “Kelly D.” Now Captain Marcus has his own boat and is excited to build his own charter business.

Capt. Charlie Marenka


Builder: Chesapeake Boats

50' X 16.5', Caterpillar

Licensed for 30 passengers

Call 410-320-2517 for reservations.



At 50 feet, the “Jennifer Ann” is a big, comfortable boat with plenty of headroom and loads of experience at the helm with Captain Charlie Marenka. In addition to being a U.S. Army veteran and retired DC fireman, Charlie has decades of fishing wisdom under his belt and is here to make your day on the Bay a memorable one.

Capt. Chris Marseglia


Builder: Harris

36' X 13.6'

Licensed for 6 passengers

Call 443-624-3047 for reservations.



Captain Chris was born with fishing in his blood. As a toddler, he started fishing with his dad, the best teacher of all! Once Chris became a teenager, he continued his love for fishing as a mate for many boats in the Solomon's area. Chris is now in his late 20's and he is so passionate about fishing that he now has a boat of his own. The "Islander" a 36' Sportfish, not only has a comfortable cabin to get out of the weather, it is also a very heavy boat which makes for a smooth ride. Don't miss your chance to fish with a fun, energetic Captain that will be sure to go the extra mile!

Capt. Jimmy King Jr.


Builder: H. R. Green

40' X 13', 330 Cummins

Licensed for 6 passengers

Call 410-257-6042 for reservations.



Captain Jimmy is a lifelong beach resident and fisherman. He may be soft-spoken and mild-mannered, but he loves what he does and is eager to make your day on the bay an unforgettable one. And the “King Fish” is a classic Chesapeake Bay Built boat that accommodates.

Capt. Marty Simounet


Builder: Harry White

40' X 13.5', Single 375 hp Diesel

Licensed for 20 passengers

Call 410-474-4105 for reservations.



Step aboard the “Kyran Lynn” with Captain Marty Simounet and crew for a fun-filled day of Chesapeake fishing. Watch the sun pop over the horizon as you head to the local fishing grounds. Then feel the excitement build as you wait for Capt. Marty to signal "lines in," and compete to be the angler in your party who catches the biggest fish.

Capt. Chris Coleman


43' with a 13 beam

Call 443-532-6850 for reservations.


Chris Coleman grew up fishing with his father at the age of 7. Chis has been a licensed charter boat captain for 27 years. When he is not fishing, he can be found at the firehouse where he has been a firefighter for the last 30 years.

Capt. Ed Green Jr.


Builder: Meekins

42' X 14', Twin 355 Cat

Licensed for 18 passengers

Call 301-233-0377 for reservations.



Captain Eddie Green Jr. is a fisherman. Period. Or should we say, exclamation point. His passion for fishing is matched by a long track record exploring the Chesapeake—including growing up working with his dad on the "Why Not" and 13 successful years on his former "Bay Raider." Plumb crazy for fishing? You bet.

Capt. Jon Tkach


Builder: Bay Built, Glass Marine

42' x 14', Cummins Diesel

Licensed for 26 passengers

Call 410-610-6620 for reservations.



Captain Jon is a native of Calvert County and grew up fishing on the Chesapeake Bay. He started his charter business aboard the classic Bay Built "Miss Meagan." Captain Jon is a true outdoorsman, and his favorite part of the outdoors is fishing on the Chesapeake Bay. The "Reel Attitude" is designed for the bay: heavy, comfortable and with a great fishing platform.

Capt. Robin Payne


Builder: Guimond Ltd./Millenium Marine

45' X 15.8', Caterpillar Diesel

Licensed for 12 passengers

Call 804-814-2573 for reservations.



Captain Robin has been in the charter industry for 30 years. Born and raised in Virginia, she started out working for her father in the late 80’s on his charter boat "Robin Sue" out of Reedville, Va. Robin's knowledge of different fishing methods in the middle and lower Chesapeake Bay helps set her apart from the rest of the boys. Dedicated to providing a fun fishing experience, she welcomes anglers of all skill levels.

Captain Bill Zimmerman


Builder: Chris Craft

42' X 14.5'

Licensed for 6 passengers

Call 443-996-5818 for reservations.



Captain Bill Zimmerman has been fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and the Florida Keys for over 36 years. He is extremely knowledgeable of the middle Bay fishing areas. Capt. Bill will provide you with an enjoyable day (or evening) on the Bay. His excellent knowledge of the area will get you on fish such as rockfish (stripers), bluefish, spanish mackerel, croaker, perch, spot, drum, and flounder. If they are out there and biting, he will find them.

Capt. Wayne Schuhart


Builder: Markley

46' X 14'

Licensed for 24 passengers

Call 301-751-6056 for reservations.



Captain Wayne Schuhart has been fishing the Chesapeake Bay since he was in his teens. Whether it's trolling for Trophy Rockfish or live lining for smaller summertime rock, Captain Wayne will make sure you have a fishing day to remember. He holds a 100-Ton Near Coastal U.S.C.G. Master Captain’s license and an advanced degree in going the extra mile.

Capt. Trey Bradburn


Builder: Robbins

38ft. Caterpillar 3208

Liscensed for 6 passengers

Call 301-481-4721 for reservations



Bio: Captain Trey Bradburn is one of the youngest charter boat captains on the bay! Captain Trey has been fishing the Bay ever since he could walk. He has served as a mate "aboard" some of the best charter boats on the Chesapeake Bay, lucky for him those Captains taught him all the tricks of the trade! In 2014, Captain Trey obtained his 100 Ton Masters Captains License and started his own Charter Fishing business! Let him share his love of the water and fishing with you!