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Shark Fishing Charters

    Shark Fishing Charters The winter and spring months are the best time of the year for a Shark Fishing Charter with Finao Sportfishing in Florida. During this time, Sharks will begin to migrate into the warm waters of the Saint Lucie Power Plant and the rivers of the Fort Pierce Inlet. Finao Sportfishing runs Shark Fishing Charters in Fort Pierce, Florida from late October until early May. On our shark fishing adventures we target a variety of giant shark species including: Blacktips, Bull Sharks, and Hammerheads. Click Here to Book your Shark Fishing Charter Today! Finao Sportfishing uses fresh live bait when targeting sharks. The shark species that we are fishing for on our Florida fishing charters are typically eating larger fish such as Bonita,  Jack Crevalle, and Barracuda. These are the types of  bait fish that Finao…

Florida Fishing Charters

Florida Fishing Charters FINAO Sportfishing now offers Florida fishing charters in the fall and winter months in the beautiful Treasure Coast area of southern Florida. Some of the cities in the Treasure Coast area that we offer Florida fishing charters out of include : Fort Pierce, Stuart, Jupiter, and West Palm Beach .  Some of the perks of booking a Florida fishing charter include the warm temperatures, beautiful  scenery, and the opportunity to catch giant fish! A fishing charter also makes for an exciting and memorable vacation for the whole family. Click Here to Book Now! One prime species of fish that we target on our Treasure Coast fishing trips include Goliath Groupers. These Goliath Groupers are massive fish that can range in size from 100-400 pounds, making them a challenging and thrilling catch for many anglers. FINAO Sportfishing also offers shark fishing charters…

Striper Fishing Trips

Striper Fishing Trips Spring is the best time for a Striper fishing trip with Finao Sportfishing. With the water warming up the Striped Bass begin to move into the Chesapeake Bay. Finao Sportfishing targets these fish from mid March till mid May. Our most recent Striper fishing trip we caught countless Striped Bass up to 35 pounds! Click here to book your Striper fishing trip today! On our Striper fishing trip we were using artificial lures on light tackle fishing gear. Casting with light tackle for Striped Bass makes for an exciting fight! The fish this time of year are swimming up the Chesapeake Bay and into the Rivers to spawn. They are feeding on a variety of smaller fish such as Menhaden, Shad, and American Eels. Mimicking these bait fish with the proper artificial lure makes for a successful…

Virginia Fishing Trips

Virginia Fishing Trips Spring has just begun and for Finao Sportfishing, that means incredible Virginia fishing trips! Starting in April we will begin targetting our first species of fish. Tautog is a great tasting and hard fighting fish. These fish are in the Chesapeake Bay during the cooler weather months. Our Virginia fishing trips for Tautog leave in the morning and fish usually for half the day. Tautog feed off of mostly Blue Crabs, Fiddler Crabs, and other shell fish. Click Here to Book a Virginia Fishing trip with Finao Sportfishing! As we get into our warmer months more fish begin to migrate into the Chesapeake Bay. Beginning May 1st our Virginia fishing trips take a turn and we begin to offer Night / Evening trips for trophy size Striped Bass. Striped Bass is possibly the most popular fish Virginia…

Night Fishing Charter

Night Fishing Charter We had a night fishing charter for Red Drum yesterday in the Chesapeake Bay. We left Vinings Landing Marina at 6:30 pm and returned at about 11 pm. Located in Norfolk, Virginia this makes it a quick run to our Red Drum fishing grounds. Red Drum feed more in the night making…

Cobia Charter

Cobia Charter When it is the Summer in Virginia a Cobia charter is one of the most exciting fishing trips you can do. Cobia fishing begins late May and can be caught through late September. Virginia is possibly the best location on the East Coast to target Cobia. Cobia migrate up the East Coast to spawn in the Chesapeake Bay. Finao Sportfishing is located along the Chesapeake Bay at Morningstar Marina. This allows our Cobia charter to begin quickly since we are close to the best fishing grounds Virginia has to offer. Click Here to book your Cobia charter today! Cobia are one of the largest fish the Chesapeake Bay has. The average size Cobia on our Cobia charter is about 30-40 pounds. Cobia can grow to over 100 pounds! There are a few different techniques that we use on…

Tautog Charter

Tautog Charter Yesterday we had a Tautog charter to the Chesapeake Bay bridge tunnel. The charter was a 5 hour trip. We left out of Vinings Landing Marina in Norfolk Virginia at 9 am. Our Marina is located about 3 miles from the Chesapeake Bay bridge tunnel. That is where most of our Tautog are…

Red Drum Charter

Red Drum Charter In Virginia May is one of the best times of the year for a Red Drum charter. With May being right around the corner it is the perfect time to book your trip with Finao Sportfishing. Red Drum move into the Chesapeake Bay when the water temperature rises to about 60 degrees….

Cobia Fishing

Cobia Fishing Cobia fishing is about to begin in Virginia. Cobia arrive in Virginia waters around the middle of May. On Finao Sportfishing we target this species of fish during the Summer and Fall. We target Cobia off of Virginia Beach and Norfolk. Our boat is located at Vinings Landing Marina in Norfolk. This location…

Tautog Fishing

Tautog Fishing On our recent fishing charters we have been Tautog fishing. Tautog are often known as Blackfish. On April 6th 2016 we had a small group on board with us to do a half day fishing charter. We left out of Vinings Landing Marina in Norfolk Virginia at 8 am. Our marina is located…

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charter

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charter A Chesapeake Bay fishing charter is one of the best fishing trips the East Coast has to offer. Finao Sportfishing is located at Morningstar Marina. This marina is on the shore line of the Chesapeake Bay. Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay is a great fishery year round. We have both Northern Fish and…

Striper Fishing Charter

Striper Fishing Charter Last night we had a Striper fishing charter in Norfolk Virginia. We fished in the York River and the Chesapeake Bay. Our fishing trip began at 7 pm so that we could fish at night time. Our marina is Vinings Landing Marina. Being Located along the Chesapeake Bay makes it a…

Goliath Grouper Fishing Charter

April 21, 2022 @ 12:00 AM EST

These massive Grouper are native to South Florida and live on reefs, wrecks, and any underwater structure. Not only are they extremely large averaging 100-400 pounds they also are incredibly strong! Fighting these fish will be memorable and a life changing experience.