Tautogs are known for being some of the hardest fish to hook, so this hands-on Chesapeake Bay fishing charter is designed to help you learn and apply the techniques to catch some.

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5-hour Trip
$500
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$600

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What to Expect

What to Bring:
Drinks, food, camera, sunscreen and sunglasses. We recommend if you are prone to motion sickness, please consider motion sickness medication.

What to Wear:
No bare feet onboard our fishing charter for safety. Please wear boat shoes or sneakers. Remember that the sun is amplified on the water. Dress accordingly.

Provided by Finao Sportfishing:
Ice, rods and reels and fishing tackle will be provided by Finao Sportfishing.

Boat Rules: 
In accordance with the USCG no illegal drugs will be tolerated on the fishing charter. Children 12 and under must wear one a USCG certified life jackets at all times. If you are in need of a USCG certified life jacket, Finao Sportfishing has them onboard at all times.

Mate:
Our boat mate works and serves our passengers. He works for tips only. Tips are commonly a minimum of 15% or more of the normal boat rate.

Locations Coverage of our Fishing Charters:
We are a fishing charter servicing Norfolk and Virginia Beach. We cover the Chesapeake Bay and the Virginia Beach Coastal Waters of the Atlantic Ocean. We also provide service in the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel areas.

Tautog are one of the most powerful fighting fish pound for pound and one of the most delicious in Chesapeake Bay. From mid September to all of April you can catch these hard fighters along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. We also target them on wrecks in the Atlantic Ocean. These fish are some of the trickiest fish to master but when you get the hang of it, it’s a blast. The fishing style we will be using is bottom fishing.

Every time we have a Tautog Fishing Charter we make sure we are assisting our customers and teaching them the proper techniques needed to catch these fish successfully. On our fishing charters we also are sure to equip our customers with the best gear needed to get the job done. We use Shimano Rods, Power Pro Braided Fishing Line, Ande Leader Line 50lb, and Gamakatsu Hooks 2/0-6/0.

Book Now
5-hour Trip
$500
6-hour Trip
$600
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Availability

Book Now
5-hour Trip
$500
6-hour Trip
$600
Book Direct
This site is the only place to book directly with us and see live availability

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