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We offer 2 and 4 hour fishing trips. Our 4 hour trips include clamming, crabbing and Dolphin tour.We also offer Shark Fishing and near shore ocean fishing.Captain Pete is Chincoteague's longest opperating charter boat captain.
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Curtis Merritt Harbor, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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+1 757-336-3474
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is the second time we have used this charter. Very good for family and you don't have to spend a fortune. The captain and mate are super nice and helpful. Even if you have never fished before they make it a great experience. They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

My dad and husband had a great day on the water with capt andrew. They booked the shark fishing, and although they didn’t catch a shark they did bring fish home. Capt Andrew made a very memoriable day for them! Thanks fish tales! They will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank petunia57
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Even with a slow run on fish had a great morning! Shark and King Fish for dinner so I am a Happy Camper!!!! Captain was knowledgeable and put us on fish! Thanks for a great time on a beautiful morning!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank klsmith120
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We called multiple times to book, each time we were told to call back at a later date. Once booked we were told that it was a larger boat with shade, a bathroom and that we could walk around and such. When we arrived it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Peter W, Owner at Fish Tales Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

I have waited a couple days before deciding to respond, but I feel some comments need to be addressed. When you called the first time Jan was driving in traffic and had no place to pull over to take your information or check for openings....More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The captain and his assistant were great. The fish just were not biting. We caught a few fish. We would try it again.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wander_guy
Peter W, Owner at Fish Tales Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you for the 4 stars, that is very generous for the amount of fish that you caught. Hopefully you will give us another chance. I try to provide accurate fishing reports on our website, but fishing can change day to day. For the latest...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Captain Pete and his first mate Colin gave us a four hour fishing trip to remember. We took a four hour fishing trip to both the ocean and bay on a 24’ boat. Capt Pete had all of the rods, bait, and tackle that we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Peter W, Owner at Fish Tales Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

I'm glad that you enjoyed your trip, you were a pleasure to take. Capt. Pete

Reviewed June 29, 2018

Went on a 2 hour fishing excursion. It was a flat boat big enough to hold 6 people but had no canopy. The fishing lines got tangled the whole time and we only fished for flounder. The first mate was great, baited the hooks quickly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hopesmith2018
Peter W, Owner at Fish Tales Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

I'm very sorry that you did not enjoy your trip, it is our goal to provide a affordable and enjoyable trip for all our customers. The boat that you were on was a 24 foot Carolina Skiff. It is a flat bottom boat which is...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018

Today we went out fishing for 4 hours. It was my husband, adult daughter 2 granddaughters & myself. I have to say this is the best time I have ever had fishing. I have been out on head boats where your lines are always being...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rose W
Peter W, Owner at Fish Tales Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

I'm glad that you enjoyed your trip and I really appreciate you taking the time to write the review.

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

It was the first time to fish on a boat, and we really love it! We were with captain Andrew. He is very professional, also considerate with kids, very patient and knowledgeable. We had 4 hour fishing trip. At first I was a bit nervous...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 896weik
Peter W, Owner at Fish Tales Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank's for the review and glad you had a good time.

Reviewed October 7, 2017

My friends and I went out during off season and we were still able to catch an 18 inch flounder. This was by far the best fishing experience we've ever had. The captain and ashley were extremely helpful with the rods and bait. We plan...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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jhollis445
June 2, 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Property representative |
You don't have to pay for a 3rd person if there are 3 or more on the boat, even if they are not in your group. The boat losses money by taking only 3 passengers. It is typically not a issue during the season in July and... More
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Melanie B
October 6, 2017|
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Response from DP1166 | Reviewed this property |
No, they cover it all: rods, reels, bait, and license for the short time is covered. These folks could not make it easier, all aboard and happy fishing.
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andbreathe
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Peter W | Property representative |
You will be feeling in the sand for clams with your feet. It gives protection from shells etc. Sorry that I didn't reply sooner, I didn't know this section was here.
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