Trolling * Light Tackle * Jigging * Bottom Fishing * Rockfish * Blues * Perch * Spot

Down Time Sportfishing Charters

Chesapeake Sportfishing Charters - Annapolis Charterboat Fishing 



 Call or text: 443-995-8666

Chesapeake Charterboat Services

FISHING CHARTERS

Enjoy Sport Fishing Charters on the Maryland Chesapeake Bay. 


Fishing Chesapeake Bay for 

  • Striped Bass
  • Blues
  • Perch 
  • and more.

Light Tackle Sport fishing

  • Bottom Fishing for Perch
  • Chumming and Live Lining for Rock
  • Jigging for Rock

BOOKING & CONTACT

All Charters are scheduled from May to December.

Please review the Booking calendar and contact me with your date from available dates on the Booking calendar 


** Let’s go fishing!

RATES

 All Charters depart at approximately 7am and return at 1pm

  • Bait, tackle and licenses provided 
  • Rates posted are for 1 to 6 guests

All rates posted are total for your charter, not per person   

** Afternoon trips scheduled by appointment only 

LOCATION

I fish the Mid-Chesapeake Bay Area: From Annapolis - Chesapeake Bay Bridge north to Baltimore or south to Chesapeake Beach. 

Departs Deep Creek on the Magothy River, just north of Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Normally we are fishing within 30 minutes from the dock.   

This location gives us easy access to fishing from Annapolis to the Upper Bay/ Rock Hall, Chester River to Baltimore Harbor.

ABOUT US

Down Time

 "Down Time" is a comfortable 29' C-Hawk fully equipped with the latest in electronics and safety equipment!


Capt. Frank Tuma

Capt Frank Tuma has been fishing on the Bay for over 40 years,  with experience as a  professional captain, commercial crabber and sportsman.

CRABBING

Come on aboard and enjoy a morning on the Chesapeake catching your own Maryland Blue Crab.

Our morning crabbing trip will be done with commercial style "Trotline" for the Maryland Blue Crab.

All Equipment, baited line and crabbing license will be provided.

Chesapeake Sportfishing onboard the Down Time

World Class Chesapeake Bay Sportfishing

Chesapeake Bay Sportfishing and Fishing Guide services  for private groups and family fishing parties.          

USCG Licensed and Charterboat for up to six guests.    

Maryland Chesapeake Bay Charter Boat fishing for Striped Bass, rockfish / Stripers, Bluefish

Family Fishing Charters

Maryland Charterboat Fishing for Family and Private Group Fishing Trips 

  • Light Tackle Fishing
  • Crabbing Charters
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Lighthouse Tours
  • Bay Cruising 
  • Private Group Charters  
  • Chesapeake Environmental Tours
  • All Tackle, Bait & Licenses Included

Come aboard and have a great day on the Bay! 


Enjoy Sport Fishing Charters on the Maryland Chesapeake Bay.

Sportfishing Charters for Striped Bass and Light Tackle Sport fishing in the Chesapeake Bay region.


Chesapeake Crabbing

June - October 

 

Come on aboard and enjoy a morning on the Chesapeake catching your own Maryland Blue Crab.

Our morning crabbing trip will be done with commercial style "Trotline" for the Maryland Blue Crab.

All Equipment, baited line and crabbing license will be provided.

Trophy Striped Bass

Trophy Stripers

 April - May

Big Stripers migrate into the Chesapeake to spawn. Most are big female stripers coming into bay tributaries to spawn. 

These fish usually stage in the mainstream of the bay until ready to drop their eggs. 

The MidBay area is an ideal location for catching the memory of a lifetime

Be sure to book your trip early for best dates.

Chesapeake Bay Sportfishing Charters

SportFishing Charters on the Maryland Chesapeake Bay for striped bass/Rockfish, blues, white perch,spot and more.


Capt. Frank is a Full Time Fishing Guide / Charterboat operator offering services in the mid-Chesapeake Bay areas:

  • Annapolis 
  • Kent Island 
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge
  • Baltimore, Patapsco river

Maryland Charterboat Fishing for Family and  Private Group Fishing Trips (max 6 passengers), Light house Tours, and Bay Cruising

Light Tackle & Family Charters

Great family fun. 


Enjoy Light Tackle and Bottom Fishing for Rock or Perch or Trolling for that Trophy Striper with Capt Frank Tuma


We have fish for all ages.


 

Family and Private Group Charters

Maryland Charterboat Fishing for Family and Private Groups up to 6 passengers

Fishing Trips for all ages 

  • Light Tackle Fishing
  • Crabbing Charters
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Lighthouse Tours
  • Bay Tours and Cruising 
  • Chesapeake Environmental Tours
  • All Tackle, Bait & Licenses Included

Come aboard and have a great day on the Bay! 


Come aboard for a great day on the Bay

We are located only a short distance from Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. 

Easy access from the Baltimore and DC Beltways. 

Don’t be left at the dock.

Be sure to book your trip as early as possible for best dates.


Check my online booking calendar and find a date that's best for you.


Chesapeake Bay Sportfishing

Come and enjoy SportFishing on the Chesapeake

Fishing the Chesapeake Bay for Trophy Striped Bass and Light Tackle Sport fishing for perch spot croakers and more.

 

Full Time Professional Fishing Guide services in the Annapolis area of the Chesapeake Bay.  

 

Maryland Charterboat Fishing for Family and Small Group Fishing Trips (1 max 6 passengers), Light house Tours, and Bay Cruising

 •Private Group Charters (min. 1 to max 6 passengers) 

• Family Fishing Charters - Fun for all ages!

  • Chesapeake Blue Crab Fishing Charters

•All Tackle, Bait & Licenses Included


Come on aboard and have a great day on the Bay! 


Striped Bass Fishing

Fishing the Chesapeake Bay from Annapolis to Chesapeake Beach. 

Fishing Charters from Baltimore, Annapolis, Kent Island, Rock Hall, and other mid-Bay areas.


Easy access from Baltimore, D.C.,  Pennsylvania, Virginia


Fun Times - Down Time Charters

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