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About Us

  Whether you are the avid angler looking for the big fish or the casual fisherman looking for a relaxing time on the water, Virginia Fishing Tours has the trip for you! With over 6 rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia offers a wide variety of fishing experiences throughout the entire year.   From Croaker to giant Blue Catfish, from Washington DC to Hampton, Virginia Fishing Tours can customize a fishing trip for your needs.  

Why Virginia Fishing Tours?

  Virginia Fishing Tours 23' center console "bay boat", 28' overall length.  This allows greater options of launching points to allow you to choose from a wide variety of areas to fish.  The versatile vessel also consumes less fuel, allowing for more affordable half and full day charters.  Charters are available for 1-4 persons, providing a personal and hands on experience for all!!

Captain and Vessel

About The Captain


  Captain Brian is a registered OUPV (Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel) through the United States Coast Guard. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he has over 10 years of experience on open seas & river waters throughout Virginia. CPR & First Aid certified, Captain Brian is a lover of the water & an avid fisherman.  

About The Vessel


  VA Fishing Tours uses a 2000 Hydra Sport 23ā€™ CC powered by a 200 HP Johnson 2-stroke outboard motor. Equipped with a head (toilet), tall gunnels, deep ā€œVā€™ shape hull & shallow draft, she will make your fishing experience safe, comfortable & enjoyable.   

Charter Pricing

With our mobility and flexibility of our charters, contact us for a customized fishing trip for you and your group. With half-day and full-day charters available, we can find the trip that fits your needs & budget.

Additional Information

Groups of 5 or more

Have a group of 5 or more persons?  Virginia Fishing Tours can accommodate larger groups.  Please contact us for additional details. 

Fishing Seasons

Looking to fish a specific salt or freshwater fish?  Due to migratory patterns, spawning times and state regulations, all fish are seasonal to a certain extent.  Some more than others.  Please feel free to contact us for specific fish details & customizable fishing charters.  

Fishing Times

Half & Full Day fishing charters are scheduled with you in mind!  Flexible start times are available upon request.  Some guidelines do apply.  Salt or Freshwater fishing, we go where you need!  Serving anglers in Richmond, Hampton Roads, D.C and all surrounding areas.

Catch & Release Policy

Yes, we are here to catch fish and have a great time.  However, any fish caught that are out of season or not within the size limits of the law are released alive and well. Additional rules of the boat apply as well.  

Fish You Keep

Don't forget the extra cooler for the fish!  We have a fish well to keep the catch on ice until we return to port.  We will filet fish for you if requested.  Some fish, by law, may not be filleted until back at the dock.  Due to liability, guests may not filet fish at any time while on the vessel. 

Foul Weather

Unfortunately, not every day is 75 degrees & calm.  With that in mind, we do fish in not so perfect weather, the fish don't care.  However, inclement weather that would affect the safety of everyone, i.e. severe lightning or high winds/seas, the trip may be postponed or cancelled.  If a trip is cancelled due to inclement weather, a full refund will be provided.

What We Provide

All fishing gear, rods, reals, bait and ice are all provided at no extra cost to you!  

Just come prepared to fish!

What To Bring

We have storage space for food and drinks but filling the space is up to you!  Alcohol is permitted but no glass bottles.  Excessive alcohol drinking is not allowed & could end a trip immediately, so please be responsible. Please wear appropriate, comfortable  attire for the forecasted weather!  Temperatures can drastically change at sunrise and sunset, so please be aware.  Fishing in the rain does happen, so you may need to bring foul weather gear.  Don't forget the camera!  And last but not least bring a fun attitude and be ready for a great time!

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Email: VirginiaFishingTours@gmail.com

Phone: (804) 412-8362

Virginia Fishing Tours