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A little about Natural Charters:

The Natural charters out of both Deale Maryland, from the Happy Harbor Inn, and Sunset Marina in West Ocean City MD. The Happy Harbor is just south of Annapolis on the Western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, while Sunset Marina is at the southern end of Ocean City across the bay from the boardwalk. The two marinas are great places yet very different.  The Happy Harbor Inn is a small place that’s been around since 1933.  Its quaint, rugged, and friendly.  Sunset Marina is relatively new and is often a destination.  It’s a large, full service marina with all the amenities. Both maintain the small town friendly atmosphere and are fiercely dedicated to the sportfisherman.

Our charter season always begins in April out of Deale, MD fishing for trophy rockfish (Striped Bass).  Shortly after the spring season, usually in June,  we move the boat to off-shore fish in Ocean City, MD. We run charters out of Sunset Marina through September until we head home for fall rockfish.  Once back home in Deale we fish the Chesapeake Bay through December 15th for the close of the rockfish season. This end of season rockfish often produces the best grade of fish that we see all year in the bay.

We fish the summer months in Ocean City for tuna, marlin, mahi (dolphin), shark, and wahoo.  Our primary months in Ocean City are July and August as we focus on the tournaments.  The other months we are fishing the Chesapeake Bay out of the Happy Harbor in Deale MD.  The Happy Harbor is our home marina. 

We can coordinate multiple charter boats to accommodate any size fishing party and welcome everyone; family, business, bachelor parties, bachelorette parties and personal cruises. We can also have your charter catered. We believe in respectful treatment of our customers.  We have repeat customers have been fishing with us for many years, and many are now close friends.  We like to catch fish and are competitive in our attitude and approach but never at the expense of ‘your’ charter.  We want to see you have great time.  Its about you and your group.

Capt. Rich is a graduate from the University of Maryland, holds a 100 ton USCG Masters license, and maintains current Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) certification through Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services.  The safety of the charters are our first priority. Capt Rich is an owner/operator and has been running fishing charters for 15 years. He’s married with three children and lives on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Southern MD.

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Email: captdick@naturalcharters.com or call us at: 301-704-7231, Mailing Address: PO Box 332 Deale MD 20751