Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About FIN-ATIC Sport Fishing

Where does FIN-ATIC Sport Fishing fish?

We fish the Chesapeake Bay area, including Chesapeake Bay.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Striped Bass (Also Called Striper, Linesider, Rockfish  ), Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Bluefish (Also Called Elf, Tailor, Shad), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish  ), Southern Flounder (Also Called Flounder, Plie ), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Black Sea Bass (Also Called Sea Bass  ), Spadefish (Also Called Atlantic Spadefish, Angelfish, Moonfish, Spadefish, Threebanded Sheephead, Threetailed Porgy  ), Spanish Mackerel (Also Called Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel), Tautog  (Also Called Blackfish, Oyster-fish, Chub, Black Porgy), Grey Triggerfish (Also Called Leatherjacket, leatherneck, Taly)

Where in Chesapeake Bay to we meet our guests?

We meet at 287 Messick Rd ( 287 Messick Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662, USA ), 200 Trails End Dr ( 200 Trails End Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23188, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

A Virginia fishing license is required for individuals aged 16 years or older. Licenses are required for both salt and freshwater fishing and additional stamps may be required when targeting certain species such as Trout.Combination licenses are also available. Anglers fishing with a licensed guide in saltwater will not need a license. Please visit the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources website for more information and to purchase your license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.