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Cape Charles Fishing



Cape Charles Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Cape Charles, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Croaker

  2. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 65.78% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 20503 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    Cape Charles Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE CAPE CHARLES ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  3. Weakfish

  4. Weakfish

    There is a 13.61% catch rate for Weakfish, based on 4242 Weakfish counted.

    Cape Charles Weakfish Counts Chart
    Weakfish

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  5. Flounder

  6. Flounder

    There is a 7.82% catch rate for Flounder, based on 2437 Flounder counted.

    Cape Charles Flounder Counts Chart
    Flounder

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  7. Spot Croaker

  8. Spot Croaker

    There is a 5.73% catch rate for Spot Croaker, based on 1786 Spot Croaker counted.

    Cape Charles Spot Croaker Counts Chart
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  9. Anchovy

  10. Anchovy

    There is a 1.16% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 361 Anchovy counted.

    Cape Charles Anchovy Counts Chart
    Anchovy

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  11. Whiting

  12. Whiting

    There is a 0.88% catch rate for Whiting, based on 274 Whiting counted.

    Cape Charles Whiting Counts Chart
    Whiting

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  13. Bluefish

  14. Bluefish

    There is a 0.85% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 266 Bluefish counted.

    Cape Charles Bluefish Counts Chart
    Bluefish

    ENLARGE CAPE CHARLES BLUEFISH COUNTS CHART


  15. Black Drum

  16. Black Drum

    There is a 0.8% catch rate for Black Drum, based on 249 Black Drum counted.

    Cape Charles Black Drum Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE CAPE CHARLES BLACK DRUM COUNTS CHART


  17. Northern Kingfish

  18. Northern Kingfish

    There is a 0.36% catch rate for Northern Kingfish, based on 112 Northern Kingfish counted.

    Cape Charles Northern Kingfish Counts Chart
    Northern

    ENLARGE CAPE CHARLES NORTHERN KINGFISH COUNTS CHART


  19. Tautog

  20. Tautog

    There is a 0.35% catch rate for Tautog, based on 109 Tautog counted.

    Cape Charles Tautog Counts Chart
    Tautog

    ENLARGE CAPE CHARLES TAUTOG COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 45 species of fish and 31170 fish counted for May around Cape Charles.

To date, there are 170 species of fish and a total of 4362247 fish counted for Cape Charles and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 9/1/1853 (171 years).

Last Update: 5/20/2024 3:32:15 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Cape Charles are the following:

  1. East Ocean View Reef
    East Ocean View Reef Depth 27 ft., Profile 3 - 7 1/2 ft.   This reef, originally referred to as the ODU Reef, was reconfigured to a square shape and is located 2500


  2. Gutterballs and Strikes
    Good ledge that holds fish.


  3. Gwynn Island Reef


  4. Sunken Ship off Newport News, 427


  5. Chesapeake Light
    Chesapeake Light is an offshore lighthouse marking the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. Once considered for decommissioning, it remains active and supports atmospheric measurem


  6. Unknown


  7. Capt Leroys Spot
    Capt Leroys Spot


  8. Lynnhaven Boat Ramp


  9. ODU Reef
    ODU Reef is local name for East Ocean View Reef.


  10. Terrys Hole
    Terrys Hole


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Top Cape Charles Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Oceans East - Eastern Shore
    At Chris' Bait & Tackle we stock a variety of live, fresh and frozen bait. Offshore, Inshore, and Surf - tackle, rods & reels Mathews and Hoyt Archery products and Accessories, Blackpowder Guns and Accessories, Handgun, Shotgun an

  2. Bailey's Bait & Tackle


  3. Wallace's Bait & Tackle
    We took over Wallace's Bait & Tackle in February 2017 and revamped the store and operations. We still provide bait and tackle, now with beer and snacks!!

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Top Cape Charles Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Captain Hogg's Charters
    Fun Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean charter fishing in the Williamsburg Virginia and Tidewater area.

  2. Hampton Roads Charter


  3. Prowler Fishing Charter
    We offer full day offshore fishing charters! Targeted species are Tunas, Billfish,Wahoo, Dolphin and bottom fish! We also offer half day nearshore charters! Targeting Drum, Cobia, King and Spanish Mackerel, False Albacore, Sharks and more!

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Top Cape Charles Marinas

  1. Old Point Comfort Marina


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