Capt. John Beach
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. Drew Payne
Builder: Bo John 52
52' X 16', 900 hp Scania Turbo Double
Licensed for 49 passengers
The “Big Worm” is a 2017 custom-built charter fishing boat that's fully equipped with the latest electronic equipment, including radar.
Call 410-474-4428 for reservations.
Email: [email protected]
Captain Drew Payne has been fishing the mid-Chesapeake Bay area for more than 20 years, first as a mate, and for the last few years as a captain. Whether trolling or chumming for rockfish, or chasing bottom dwellers like black drum, croaker or flounder, Drew is always there to help his boat mates catch just a few more fish.
Capt. Danny Morrison
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. Chris Mills
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
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. Tim Gasch
Captain Tim, aka "Captain Throttles," had a good teacher: his dad, Captain Jim Gasch on the "Miss Linda." Tim is flat-out exuberant about catching the many species of fish we have in the bay and helping you do the same.
Capt. Dave Bailey
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
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
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
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. Monty King
Builder: Paul Jones
36' X 11', PERKINS
Licensed for 6 passengers
Call 410-251-2433 for reservations.
The “Jodi Lee” sets the standard for the best example of a classic, bay-built boat. The definitive native skipper, Captain Monty has been fishing the Chesapeake longer than he'll probably admit, but he has the enthusiasm of a fisherman half his age. “Let’s go get ‘em” is his famous catchphrase. Well, famous around here at least.
Capt. Chris Marseglia
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.
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
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. John Murphy
Captain John Murphy cut his teeth as a mate here at the Rod ‘N’ Reel Dock. He learned charter fishing on the bay with some of the area’s best veteran captains and combines his depth of knowledge with a high-energy, modern approach to reeling them in.
Capt. Ed Green Jr.
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
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
Captain Robin started ship mating for her dad on the "Robin Sue" out of Reedville, Virginia and is now a veteran of about 20 years. She is young, energetic and welcomes all anglers for a fun fishing experience on the big and roomy Rock 'N Robin. Her other job is teaching, a talent she picked up from her dad, who gave her the best fishing education.
Captain Bill Zimmerman
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
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
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!