Fishing Report (May 16th-Present) May 16th was the start of what we in the business call the “2 fish season”. For those who don’t know, the “2 fish season” is when the legal minimum size limit for Rockfish reduces from 35 inches to 19 inches. Contrary to what many believe, that does NOT mean that every big rockfish magically disappears on May 16th! In fact we regularly catch Rockfish in the mid 30 inch range and occasionally we catch some over 40 inches through June. So far, the “2 fish season” has been good. With exception of a couple slow days right after the “2 fish season” opened, we have seen plenty of action. We have had an average of 2-4 fish over 28 inches on each trip. The action has been overwhelming at times (in a good way). You can troll for hours then all of the sudden hit a hungry bunch of fish and have 7 or 8 fish hooked up at once! This morning, as soon as we put our lines out boom, bang, bam, pop, four fish hooked up at once! We no sooner brought the first fish in the boat when, whack! We hooked another one! We had 10 fish in the boat by 7:15am. Of course, I broke one of my own rules 🤦♂️...don’t throw a keeper fish back looking for a bigger one (especially on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday). As soon as I threw keeper #10 back in the water I said to myself “that was probably a bad idea” 😂. Then the fleet of boats converged on us and ground the bite to a halt! One hour later...yank yank! Finally we got another bite. How big is he?!?! Daniel responds; 22 inches. Put that sucker on the ice. It’s time to celebrate! We have plenty of dates still open for Rockfish Charters out of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. After June 7th, we won’t be targeting Rockfish again until October! Get it in while it’s good...book now (410) 629-9206.
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June-1stAM/PM, 2ndAM/PM, 3rdAM/PM, 4thAM, 6thPM, 7thAM/PM
Private Charter Rates:
6/hrs-$675 (6 people)
8/hrs-$775 (6 people) $85 for each person over 6
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