Tuna Fishing

Charter Fishing

So far 2017 has been a great year here at Instigator Sportfishing Charters. With a great crew and an awesome client base, we have enjoyed every trip so far this year and with just months to go, we expect the rest of the year to follow suit. We also just landed our 20th Blue Marlin of the 2017 season just two days ago!


Now with Fall just beginning, you’d almost expect us to start winding down, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Many blue skies and great days are ahead, and we are simply gearing up to switch gears into what we are targeting. Our Fall fishing line up includes shots at:

  • Blue & White Marlin (into October)
  • Bluefin Tuna
  • Yellowfin Tuna (all the way into November)
  • Bluefish
  • Cobia (winding down soon)
  • Mahi (towards the end, but still out there)
  • King’s (into October)
  • Sea Bass (found all year)
  • Wahoo (into October)

That’s just to name our favorite species, of course the waters off Virginia Beach can bring in all sorts of surprises no matter the time of year.

We also run nearshore trips with great opportunities at Spanish Mack’s as well as Drum.

We have also had the opportunity to do some tournament fishing, as well as even some bow fishing in skinnier waters.

For family trips with a little something for everyone, cooler waters can also mean more Dolphin sightings, as well as an influx of sea birds for the photog’s out there. Starting in December we also start our whale watching opportunities for humpback’s and much more.

When you’re ready, the crew here at Instigator is fired up and ready to go. We can help you target a bucket list fish, get your bucket list vacation checked off, or bring the family out for a full day adventure on the water. Give us a shout and we can start helping you put together your next epic adventure.