James River, VA Fishing Charters & Sightseeing Boat Tours

Welcome! Our award winning charter boat operates on the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia, including the James River and the York River. We offer our guests both fishing charters and sightseeing boat tours.

 

VA’s Best Charters!

Experience all that our local waters have to offer from the well equipped Catchin’ Up. She’s a pilot house sport fishing boat with state-of-the-art electronics. Catchin’ Up gives Captain Alan the ability to easily guide your party into a secluded creek or tranquil flat, as well as safely dash you out into the deeper waters of the Chesapeake Bay!

James River Saltwater Sport Fishing

Catchin’ Up presents our guests the opportunity to have a truly personalized experience on the James River. For you, this may mean tailoring a fishing charter trip combining some bottom fishing for croaker, spot or flounder with an equal amount of time spent live baiting for mighty cobia and shark or trolling for striped bass (rockfish or stripers), bluefish or Spanish mackerel. Some folks enjoy fishing for speckled trout and red drum (redfish) on light tackle along the flats. For others it may mean an intimate sunset cruise topped off by a river view dining experience.

James River, VA Sightseeing

You may want to learn a little of the rich history of the James River and James River, Virginia area and get an introduction to some of it’s aquatic inhabitants by chartering a sightseeing or pleasure excursion. Or, you may prefer to cast lures for rockfish or spotted seatrout. Either way your Captain’s unique prospective and knowledge of the region are sure to give you reason to join us many times in the future and become yet another lifelong river friend.

York River Charters‘ goal is to provide our guests the prospect of “having it their way” for a change. So come on down, kick off your sandals and let us show you, your loved ones and close friends what time on the rivah’ is really all about!

We offer various discount packages that bundle your charter with lodging, dining, and other outdoor recreation!

Fishing Charter Rates and Times

Sightseeing Charter Rates

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ยฒ A gratuity of 15 to 20 percent is customary.