Chesapeake Bay Fishing
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Chesapeake Bay Bull Redfish!

Chesapeake Bay Bull Redfish!

Redfish, red drum, old drum, channel bass or whatever anglers call these explosive, hard fighting sportfish one thing is for sure every angler can appreciate these inshore monsters! The pursuit begins as the low pressure systems and spring rains come to an end in the...

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Cobia Basics

Cobia Basics

Cobia are a highly migratory inshore species sought after by anglers from the Mid-Atlantic states to the Gulf of Mexico. These fish have the ability to become a very large powerful adversary and their willingness to bite makes them a game fish that you’ll never...

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Fish with the Tidewater Fishing Team

Tidewater specializes in Fly & Light Tackle expeditions on the Eastern Shore and in lower Chesapeake Bay. With the knowledge and know-how to get you on the fish, the experienced anglers at Tidewater have what it takes to create lasting memories of hot fishing action for both new and seasoned fishermen.

Striped Bass or Shad Fishing

During the spring and Fall months Tidewater Charters can be found on the Upper Bay and Mid Chesapeake Bay. Fly fishing and light tackle anglers can chase striped bass in only a few feet of water at this time of year under birds and on one the many flats and rivers throughout this stretch of the bay.

Sight-fishing for Striped Bass, Redfish & Cobia

If you’ve been searching for the opportunity to sight fish to giant striped bass in skinny water this is your chance!

Cobia, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Striped Bass and more...

When conditions line up the Eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay comes to life and gives the light tackle or fly angler unbelievable opportunities for multiple species.

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Come fish with Tidewater Charters!


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