Fishing Seasons

Fishing Season for the Chesapeake Bay This calendar shows the various species of fish we catch, the peak times to catch them, and port we will be in to catch them.

April: trophy rockfish

May: trophy rockfish, croakers

June: Maryland: rockfish, bluefish, spot, croakers

July:  Virginia: Cobia, Spadefish, Flounder, and Redfish.

July: Maryland: rockfish, bluefish, spot, croakers

August: rockfish, croaker (day & night), spot, bluefish, flounder, Spanish mackerel, trout

September: rockfish, spot, trout, flounder, bluefish, Spanish mackerel

October: rockfish, bluefish, trout, spot, flounder, perch

November: big rockfish, trout, perch December: huge Virginia rockfish

December: Virginia Beach, Virginia: Ocean Rockfish and Bluefish

January: Virginia Beach, Virginia: Ocean Rockfish

Methods we use to catch the fish include: trolling, chumming, bottom fishing, jigging, and live baiting. Think of what species of fish you want to target and how you want to catch them and we can recommend what time of year would be best.