Late June fishing Report with some pony pictures mixed in.

 

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Hunter Martin with with his limit of flounder.  They had 36 keepers in the past week of fishing.3genfran

Fran, Ryan, and Charlie with 7 keeper flounder 3 seabass and 3 triggerfish.  3 generation of fishermen keeping the tradition alive!

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Little Josie fishing with Uncle Eddie and Jennifer with some nice keeper flounder caught in the Assateague Channel.DSC_0296 DSC_0300 DSC_0304 DSC_0305

Always a crowd pleaser our Famous Chincoteague Ponies!

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Jennifer with a 23” flounder Josie and Marilyn with another nice flounder picture below with Pop Tom.DSC_0324    IMG_9087

Mako Shark over 100 pound caught during the Tunament.

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Rebar Joe with 7 mahi mahi and some ncie seabass too.

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Tony Tolbard with a 28 pound citation mahi mahi !

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Summertime and the Fishing & Catching are going well.

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Happy Fathers Day to all the dads out there!  We appreciate all that our father has done for us and are lucky to have such a close family.  Here at Capt. Steve’s we are lucky to work together and are blessed with such a great customers and to live in a wonderful place.  Below is the past few days of fishing around here the flounder bite has been going really well inshore and offshore.  Some triggerfish, spadefish, and cobia have been hanging around the structure off the wrecks.  There have been some nice croaker reported from the Memorial Park Pier Jerry Fillman had about 10 around 14 inches fishing Friday evening.  The surf has been producing a variety of species blues, kings, croaker, sharks, and rays but the bite has been hit and miss.

 

We have just got in our restock of Gulp Baits and Fishbites.  Come on in for the best selection and prices.  We have had our best year of keeping big minnows in stock along with the largest selection of frozen bait and live minnows.  Our exclusive custom rigs have been proven productive for the surf and bay.  Stop on in and let us help you get hooked up.  Crabbing special 4 hand lines a full size crab net and bait for $15.95.  See you at the shop also last minute gift ideas for dad gift certificates, tide clocks, fishing t-shirts, sun protection shirts, brand new fishing combo…  See you soon and Good Luck Fishing!

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Katie Bankers with a 214 pound bigeye caught aboard the Canyon Dreams II with Capt. Jim Gray!

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Savannah, Doreen,  and Craig with a nice stringer of fish coming from the inshore wrecks.hn6tX

Capt. John abaord the Huntress had another successful wreck trip on the southern wrecks!

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Frank V, Frank IV, and family with a good catch fishing charter with Capt. David aboard the “Schools Out”

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James Dasch, Michael Uhden, Edward Henry from Maryland were fishing aboard the LIP RIPPER, caught their limit of Flounder ranging from 16 1/2 to 23 inches in Queen Sound. Big Shout out to Mike and Kenny.

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Ryder Brophy from Franklin PA with his first shark caught and released off the Assateague Surf this afternoon.mako2 mako

Zach Roy Andy and Kirk with a 110 pound mako!Dnixz

Rodney and crew with another inshore limit of flounder!Y1z4v

Jacob Rabuck and Brandon Collins with 14 triggerfish and 5 flounder fishing the inshore wrecks using Capt. Steve’s Clams and Gulp on bucktails and rigs. They also saw a 7 foot thresher shark that skied twice before going back to the deep.

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Bob & Bonnie Jagger of West Brookville NY limited out in Assateague Channel on single hook rigs with live minnows of their boat Campion Explorer.  They say hi to Jerry and Sandy from Tom’s Cove great catch guys!

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Harry Freshman and Jeff Martz limit out again from Wynesboro PA and Martinsburg, WV they have been having pretty good luck here lately.  Yhey will give the fish a break for a little and be back next month for some more.

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Paul and JC with a nice mako caught on Friday.

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Capt. Phillip Thornes aboard Drag’n Baits with a successful

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Chris and Hunter with 5 keeper flounder in the Assateague Channel using bucktails!YJ3Jz

Some good mahi action offshore this past weekend.sVboa x05PD

Good photo of Pete and Mrs. Carol :)

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Nick Mohn. Fine tooth shark. Cut spot

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Sophia with this 59 pound cobia caught on the Bayside with her uncle Michael! IMG_3930.JPG

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The cobia fishing has been pretty good as of late Capt. Michael came in and bought a new Penn Liveliner Rod and Reel Combo the rig has been lucky as they have been having really good luck !

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Tyler Eid with a 24” flounder

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Don Fitch from MD with a 25 flounder with bucktail and gulp shrimp

 

Chincoteague Report through June 15

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Denny and Evan Wagaman limited out  06/15′  Denny caught a 21” double header!IMG_9060Seabass and lots of them.  Here is a good catch of black seabass off the wrecks with Capt. Joe abaord the “Rodbuster”  picted Little, Joe and Luke Britton caught using Capt. Steve’s East Coast Flounder Rigs tipped with squid. #fishon #seabass #fishfordinnerIMG_9063

Evan Wegman from Chambersburg PA with a pair of nice fish fishing the Chincoteague Channel. IMG_9067

Ethan Blevins and friends with some flounder fishing in the bay. #3fluke #bigminnowsbigfish2015-06-159508.00.14

Jeff High with a nice shark caught and released off the surf this foggy morning #catchandrelease #funfight #earlymorningfish

 

June Report

IMG_9053Silvia, Sierra, Bill, and Russell Dewire from Hughville, PA had a great fishing day today! Four keeper flounder, one of which was a whopping 7 pounds 7 ounces! These guys were caught with large minnow.

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Stasia the crabbing specialist

 

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Anastasia had a good time crabbing with Uncle Jim on Assateague catching over 20 keeper crabs.

 

 

 

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Captain Tony Prato, Cody Metcalf, and Nick Raymond had a successful maiden voyage aboard The Magic Dragon with this nice yellowfin and a couple dolphin

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Rodney arbogast and clay golf from DE and MD limit using captain Steve’s big minnows and silversides! ‪#‎limit ‬‪#‎chicnoteaguefishing‬‪ #‎fishon‬jonpm5

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Flounder action though June 8th and a mako too

Fishing has been good when the weather has been permitting.   We have had some high winds and rain but the water is still pretty clear.  It looks to be getting better heading into midweek.  We have been getting in fresh bunker pretty regularly and have some nice minnows.  Stop on in as we have a few specials running on our big tubs of chartreuse swimming mullet gulps.  Some buy one get one of our 15# hi seas line, and also buy 1 get 1 on some of our soft plastics.  Tight Lines!

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Mr. Ralph caught his limit recently including this 25” big one weighed in at 5.10 pounds fishing off the dock in the bay.He limited out using his Dillsburg fishing method,

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Christian from Tom’s Cove with a 24” flounder off the pier.

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Captain Pavlo with some false albacore trolling while working…EWmgH

Andy the horse and Joe the Chef hanging out at Capt. Steve’s.

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Justin Ranch, Jason Alvis, and Charlie Altemose had a successful charter trip with Capt. John.JoBdH KV371

Captain Drew Cooper aboard the Ahi with a nice mako caught by Keith from Frederick Md. Check out the teeth !

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Come on in and check out our exclusive East Coast Flounder Rigs. They have been the most productive flounder rigs we sell. We have them in an assortment of colors. Proven to catch big flounder match the up with some of our BIG minnows and catch fish!

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Mr. Ron who moved here from NJ with a 5 pound flounder caught off the dock in the Chincoteague Channel using a BIG minnow from Capt. Steve’s!ahwcW

Here is a 21” flounder who fell prey to a white bucktail in the Assateague Channel tipped with a Gulp 5” swimming mullet.

 

 

Chincoteague Fishing Report 1st week of June

 

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Stop on in for the freshest bait around we also carry LARGE live minnows and the best selection of Gulp and Fishbites.  Still some kingfish hanging around in the surf along with some sharks and rays.  Might even hit a stray striper with this cold snap that we are having.  It is June but we have had some not so nice days with the winds and rain.  Good luck to all in the shark tournament!

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The new Release Surf Reel comes with a lifetime warranty what a good looking reel.lfluke

LLuciana with a throwback flounder petting it before I had to put it back.  I told her it bit my finger and safely released it.famlunchLunch with the family always a good time at Capt. Steve’s11377143_10206267545158191_2272654198082054425_n

Drew Selby with keeper flounder 17”  caught at Memorial Park on June 4th.

Tuna, Reds, Flounder, and Sharks…through the end of May 2015

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Capt. Rob Berley from Tom’s Cove with Ed and Cynthia Dunne from PA with their limit of flounder.  The bog one was 5.12 pounds.  Cynthia was a trooper and caught NICE fish! (Photobombed by Big Glenn)

Stop on in we have in BIG live minnows.  The best selection of flounder fishing rigs and bait around.  We are coming into our Summer fishing season as the offshore bite has started with some tuna, false albacore, and mahi mahi.  Inshore the action has picked up a bit on the flounder scene.  Big minnows, smelt and gulp all have been favorites for the flatfish.  Crab have shown up in numbers come on by for crab traps and handlines a fun family activity in which you can catch dinner.  Kingfish and croaker are in the surf so make sure to take some east coast surf balls tipped with fishbites, bloodworms, and or squid.  We are looking forward to another great summer.  Tight Lines!

 

 

We carry bionic ballyhoo, bunker and mackerel chum, and trolling squid for all you offshore guys!ralph

Mr. Ralph with a JUMBO flounder!

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Gary Straub, Erin Straub, from Salisbury Md., Randy King, Rianna King from Willards, Md. Jason Lee and Ken  from Fairfax, Va. with Huntress Charters gaught 11 keeper flounderon a morning trip

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Mrs. Sandy made Luciana this Raggedy Ann doll a special hellp to Pat from PA!  L loved her dollIMG_8972

Happy Birthday Travis!  Good food and cake here at the shopIMG_8975

You might even see some bunnies and the two cuzzies running around.IMG_8994

Melvin Womack from Richmond, Va., Ross Lahren from Manassas, Va and Ryan Rack from ND with 11 keekpers with Capt John aboard the Huntress.IMG_8997

George Haughinbough, Charlie Altimose, Dave Rostard, Jesse Derick, Ashton Haughinbaugh fishing with Glenn  aborad the

Shammy 140 lb. Mako

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Karl Haugh with a nice black drum off the surf. IMG_9003 IMG_9004 skirtchaser tommymahi

Memorial Day Weekend Wrap Up…

We had a great Memorial Day Weekend on Chincoteague. The weather was wonderful and the fish were biting. In the surf take a variety of hook sizes as we have had some nice striper, blues, and drum brought in and the small fish are on their way including kingfish, puffers, and of course skates, sharks, and rays.  Swing on in and get some East Coast Surf and Bay rigs and hit the water and catch the big one. Don’t let him get away.  The best flounder rigs are bucktails tipped with gulp and our exclusive EC flounder rig in 4 different colors proven productive for years!

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Capt. Glenn and Donna

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Capt. Mike

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Tom from Inlet View with his biggest fish ever!

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48” rock off the beach

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Brian from Baltimore 2 nice flounder Assateague CHannel

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Capt. John’s Charter strikes again

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Fishing Update and pictures leading into Memorial Day 2015

Wishing everyone a happy Memorial Day weekend. Thanks to all of our service men and women!

The fishing continues to go good here off the surf with some nice striper and black drum. The smaller fish have started to roll in as well with a few Kingfish, blowfish, and some chomper blues. For the blues your best rig is the finger mullet rigs. Our most productive striper and drum has been the Captain Steve’s East Coast high low rigs.

 

We are running a special on some 15# test 300 yard spools Buy one get one FREE

Also have the Diawa Combo’s on CloseOut rug price $89.99  now $55 each 2 for $100

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Bennie and Dustin Woodhurst get into the Striper action this morning.

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Ray from Harrisonburg with a big rock off the surf this afternoon.IMG_0242

Chris T. with another rock

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Joe with a 43” striped bass

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Mr. Bill was giving fishing lessons here ending up with 4 striped bass and 2 releases 37” 39”IMG_8912

 

 

Bill Holland with a 20+ lb striper off the Assateague surf.IMG_8914

 

Jeff Granger from Erie PA.

Sunrise Striper took a peeler/crabbites on a Capt. Steve’s High Low Rig.