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The Chesapeake Bay is home to many different species of fish.  Some of the popular species are the Striped Bass (Rockfish), Blue Fish, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Croaker, Speckled Sea Trout, Spot, and White Perch.  Here at Rock Solid Charters and Guide Service, we will help you target the species of your choice.  We offer many different methods to do this.  Our methods are trolling, live lining, jigging, bottom fishing and top water action which is perfect for Light Tackle/Fly Fishing.

Safety and conservation are two of our main priorities, but putting our guests on fish ranks right up there beside them.  Although we cannot guarantee fish, we will do everything possible to ensure you a trip to remember.

We fish year round; from mid April to December we fish the middle Chesapeake Bay.  Then from January to mid March we fish off Virginia Beach.  Whether it is a charter trip or guided trip we will do what is necessary to put our guests on the fish they are looking for.

Here is what to expect for a typical fishing season.

January to mid March- Virginia Beach

Trolling/jigging for trophy rockfish or cat fishing in the upper Potomac

Mid April to end of May- Chesapeake

Trolling for trophy rockfish

June to late October- Chesapeake Bay

Light tackle live bait fishing for rockfish, jigging/casting on breaking fish for blues and rockfish.  This is perfect for the Fly Rod enthusiasts.

July to late September- Chesapeake Bay

Trolling plastic eels and spoons for blues and Spanish mackerel.  Bottom fishing for spot, croaker, and white perch is also available.  Jigging and top water action for the rockfish is hot during this time.

November to end of December- Chesapeake Bay

Trolling for trophy rockfish

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