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Best Fishing Knots

Best Fishing Knots In Fishing one of the most important things needed to learn are the best fishing knots to use. There are a variety of different fishing knots that can be used. On Finao Sportfishing we use 5 different fishing knots that get the job done. Each knot is unique to certain fishing lines and techniques used. The Mono-Filament fishing line that we recommend is Ande Fishing Line. The Braided Fishing line we use is Power Pro and Cortland. Click Here to Book Now! 1. Fisherman’s Knot The Fisherman’s Knot (Clinch knot) is one of the easiest yet strongest knots there is. This knot is one of the first knots every fisherman needs to learn to get started. It can be used with Mono-filament and Braided fishing line. In the video below Captain Austin Hayne will go over…

Inshore Fishing

Inshore Fishing In Virginia we have some of the worlds best inshore fishing. On Finao Sportfishing we take advantage of the year round inshore fishing. Our custom built 24 foot Cape Horn boat is a fishing machine. It is designed around comfort, safety, and has plenty of room for multiple guest. Finao Sportfishing is located…

Striped Bass Fishing Charter

Striped Bass Fishing Charter Last night we had our first Striped Bass fishing charter of 2016. We fished in the York River. Our marina is located in the Chesapeake Bay. This makes it a quick 15 minute drive to our first Striped Bass fishing location. Click Here to Book Now! With the warmer weather approaching…

Virginia Fishing

Virginia Fishing Virginia fishing is one of the greatest fisheries on the East Coast. In Virginia we are placed in the middle of the East Coast. This gives us a variety of Northern fish species and Southern fish species. Virginia has great Inshore and Offshore fishing. On Finao Sportfishing we are an inshore fishing charter….

How to Gaff Fish

How to Gaff Fish There are various methods used to land big fish but learning how to gaff fish is one of the most important. A gaff is a long metal pole with a large hook on the end. It is used to lift large fish into the boat when the weight of the fish…

Inshore Fishing Charter

Inshore Fishing Charter Finao Sportfishing specializes in inshore fishing charter trips. Located on the border of Norfolk and Virginia Beach. We have access to some of the best inshore fishing the East Coast has to offer. Virginia fishing is known for our fishery in the Chesapeake Bay. We have fish in the Chesapeake Bay year…

How to Hook an Eel

How to Hook an Eel The Eel is a very common live bait in the Chesapeake Bay and we are going to go over how to hook an Eel. They are a great live bait for many species that we target like Cobia and Striped Bass. Eels are some of the best live baits to…

How to Catch Cobia

How to Catch Cobia Learning how to catch Cobia is one of the most rewarding things to do in fishing. Cobia are one of the most popular fish that we have on the East Coast. Not only popular for there size but what makes these fish so exciting to catch is the variety of techniques…

Fishing Charter

Fishing Charter Finao Sportfishing’s fishing charter is one of the best ways to catch fish and learn how to fish in the Chesapeake Bay. Whether you are new to the area or have lived next to the Chesapeake Bay your whole life a fishing charter is for you. With our convenient location at Vinings Landing…

Charter Fishing

Charter Fishing Charter fishing is one the best ways to learn how to fish the area and to have a relaxing day out on the water. On Finao Sportfishing it doesn’t matter if you are a experienced fisherman or have never fished before.  We have many different species and different trips that can be custom…

Chesapeake Bay Fish

Chesapeake Bay Fish The Chesapeake Bay is known for having some of the best fishing in the world. It has a variety of fish available year round. It is linked to the Atlantic Ocean. It runs all the way up into Maryland. This makes it one of the best body’s of water for fishing. On…

Best Virginia Fishing Charter

Best Virginia Fishing Charter At Finao Sportfishing we strive to be the best Virginia fishing Charter there is. Contact us today to find out more information on our fishing charter services. We use top of the line fishing equipment with brands like Shimano, Saltist, Avet, Ugly Stik, and Penn. We also target the biggest, most…

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.