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Hoopers Island, MD - (410) 397-3743 - sawyercharters@yahoo.com

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Reports From Capt. Dave Schauber!

Enjoy the finest in Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters on Maryland's Eastern Shore!Access the latest Chesapeake Bay fishing report on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and find out what we're up to, right here at SawyerCharters.com!

Just 40 minutes south of Cambridge, MD!

Fishing the Chesapeake Bay in the areas of Hoopers Island, Taylors Island, Poplar Island, and Kent Island! We go where the fish are!

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Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: July 15, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Action out of Kent Narrows!

The Chesapeake Bay striped bass fishing out of Kent Narrows was great again this morning! This crew limited out on rockfish in pretty short order with chum and light tackle! A very happy bunch of anglers! We will be at Kent Narrows all this week, so if you have a date in mind and wanna go, just let us know!

Another Cooler Full of Chesapeake Bay Rockfish
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: July 14, 2018

A Wide Variety of Fish on the Chesapeake Bay!

The crew that fished with us today has been on Chesapeake Bay fishing charters with us for almost 20 years! We left this afternoon out of Kent Narrows, and the fishing was great! These guys limited out on Chesapeake Bay striped bass, and then we went bottom fishing. They caught a bunch of white perch, and even a couple of catfish! Another great day on the Chesapeake Bay!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: July 13, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Action on Friday the 13th!

This is the first time that this crew has gone out with us, fishing on the Chesapeake Bay, and hopefully not their last! Right now, we are fishing out of Kent Narrows. The fish have moved up the bay and so have we! These folks had no trouble limiting out on rockfish with light tackle! This fishing is good for people of all skill levels. We will be at Kent Narrows all this coming week, so if you have a group that wants to go, give us a call!

A Cooler Full of Rockfish!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: July 7, 2018

An Action-Packed Morning of Chesapeake Bay Striper Fishing!

Well, the month of July has started the same way that the month of June left off! Light tackle fishing for striped bass continues to be red-hot on the Chesapeake Bay! This crew fished with us for the first time today, and in spite of strong winds this morning, they still came home with a limit of rockfish! As soon as we got to the fishing grounds, we anchored up and started bailing chunks of menhaden into the water. It didn't take long for the rockfish to see the food! The fish started to bite, and they continued to bite until this group had their limit. There were also a lot of smaller fish that had to be thrown back, so there was plenty of action this morning. We still have plenty of dates available this summer. Give us a call at (410) 397-3743!

Another Batch of Nice Chesapeake Bay Rockfish!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: June 30, 2018

Pretty Rockfish on the Chesapeake Bay!

We ended the month of June with a BANG! Check out the fish that we caught today! We left the dock a little bit earlier than normal and got to the fishing grounds sooner than most of the other boats on this Saturday morning, and it paid off. This 11-man crew caught their limit of stripers on the Chesapeake Bay in pretty short order. The fish caught today were some of the prettiest caught yet this summer. They ranged between 19 and 26 inches in length, and had some girth to them as well! We have plenty of open dates if you wanna go fishing with us this summer. Just give us a call to book your date!

Another Cooler Full of Maryland Rockfish!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: June 25, 2018

Light Tackle Fishing for Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass!

This family group came to us from Kentucky. They have family here on Maryland's Eastern Shore, and decided at the last minute to make us part of their vacation. The striper fishing on the Chesapeake Bay this afternoon was red-hot, as it's been for the last several weeks. Today, it was no different. These folks had their limit of striped bass within just a couple of hours of fishing! Even the kids caught a few. This goes to show that light tackle fishing for rockfish on the Chesapeake Bay is suitable for anglers of all skill levels!

We are available for fishing this Friday, if you have a group that wants to go. Just give us a call at (410) 397-3743!

Great Striper Fishing on the Chesapeake Bay!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: June 24, 2018

Today, we had a group of six anglers out on a Chesapeake Bay charter fishing trip, in pursuit of striped bass. It was a beautiful afternoon, and the fishing was every bit as good! These folks limited out on rockfish, and caught some smaller ones that had to be thrown back. It was a very happy day for everyone aboard. We didn't get to take a picture however, because we got back to the dock just ahead of a thunderstorm.
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: June 23, 2018

More Rockfish Caught on the Chesapeake Bay with Light Tackle!

These folks came to see us for the first time today. As you can see, they went home with a nice catch of Chesapeake Bay rockfish! The going was a bit tough starting out, as there were a lot of boats out on this Saturday morning, but we moved to a couple of different places, and ended up with a really nice catch! Another happy day on the Chesapeake Bay!

Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass from Maryland's Eastern Shore!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: June 22, 2018

Catchin' Rockfish In The Rain!

Pop quiz, everyone! Do rockfish bite in the rain? You better believe they do! This crew of longtime customers came to see us from Pennsylvania, and it rained heavily all afternoon! However, that didn't stop them from catching a full limit of Maryland rockfish with light tackle! These folks have been with us on Chesapeake Bay fishing charters for over 10 years now, and they always seem to do well. Today was certainly no exception!

Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters for Rockfish!
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report: June 16, 2018

Bachelor Party Fishing On Chesapeake Bay!

Today, we had a bachelor party out with us. The gentleman who booked the trip is getting married soon and decided to make a Chesapeake Bay striped bass fishing charter part of his celebration. From the picture above, it looks like he made a good move! We left the dock before the sun came up to get to the fishing grounds before most of the other boats, and it paid off! The fish were ready for us, as we started getting hook-ups right away! We had our limit of Chesapeake Bay rockfish within the first two hours! After that, our crew picked up a bushel of steamed crabs to continue their celebration!

We have a full-size picnic table on board our boat. If you want to add steamed crabs to your fishing trip, just let us know!

More Striped Bass Caught With Light Tackle!

Enjoy the finest in Chesapeake Bay fishing charters off of Maryland's Eastern Shore!
In addition to Maryland fishing charters, we offer Chesapeake Bay lighthouse tours, nature cruises, and other Chesapeake Bay tours, as well as Chesapeake Bay crab feasts! Regardless of the size of your group, or the uniqueness of your occasion, there is nothing that we can't handle!

Come join us for a memorable Maryland charter fishing experience on the Chesapeake Bay! 

Contact: Capt. Dave Schauber at 410-397-3743 or email: sawyercharters@yahoo.com
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Fishing Information from Capt. Dave
Seasons
Late April to Early June Trolling for Trophy Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass (Maryland rockfish) (to approx. 40 lbs.)  
June and July Light tackle. Great fishing for croakers, bluefish, and Maryland striped bass (Chesapeake Bay rockfish).
August to October Light tackle fishing for bluefish, Chesapeake Bay striped bass (Maryland rockfish), and Spanish mackerel.
November and December

Trolling for Maryland Striped Bass (Chesapeake Bay rockfish).  

 

 

Capt. Dave Schauber - Sawyer Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters From Maryland's Eastern Shore! 
 

Enjoy the finest in Chesapeake Bay Sportfishing  with Capt. Dave

  • Trolling for Trophy Striped Bass

  • Bottom Fishing with light tackle

  • Chumming for Striped Bass & Blues

  • Live-lining spot for Stripers

  • Trolling for Spanish Mackerel and Blues

Capt. Dave Schauber is a native to Maryland's Eastern Shore. He has fished on the Chesapeake Bay his entire life. From the late 1970s to the late 1990s, he operated sawmills for a living. After relocating to Dorchester County in 1981 to operate another sawmill, he quickly became known in the community as simply "The Sawyer", and is still referred to by that title to this day. It is often confused with his last name. This is the origin of the business name, and hence the boat name. After moving to Dorchester County, he fished the lower and middle Chesapeake Bay, in addition to the Honga River, Fishing Bay, and other local bodies of water for years. He started out with small, center-console boats and worked his way up to eventually owning a 42-foot Bay-built vessel. He obtained his Captain's License in 1992, and began to run fishing charters on the weekends and his days off. After building his business for several years, he made the decision to leave the sawmill and begin running charters full time in 1999. His business continued to grow, leading to the construction of our new boat in 2002.

Another great day of fishing on the Chesapeake Bay!! Sawyer Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters From Maryland's Eastern Shore!

Red hot summer fishing on the Chesapeake Bay!!! Sawyer Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters From Maryland's Eastern Shore!

 

 

We offer full and half-day Maryland fishing charters on the Chesapeake Bay, fishing for Chesapeake Bay rockfish (stripers or Maryland striped bass), bluefish, croakers, Spanish mackerel, and other species. We also offer Chesapeake Bay lighthouse cruises, nature cruises and other Chesapeake Bay tours, floating crab feasts, and cruises to various destinations along the Chesapeake Bay. We are located on Hoopers Island, about 40 minutes south of Cambridge, Maryland. Regardless of the size of your group, or the uniqueness of your occasion, there is nothing that we can't handle! Come join us for a memorable Chesapeake Bay charter fishing experience!

 

Reserve your date NOW for some of the best Chesapeake Bay fishing that Maryland has to offer!!!
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Sawyer Fishing Charters and Tours

Hoopers Island, MD

 

Capt. Dave Schauber
1345 Hoopers Island Rd.
Church Creek, Maryland 21622

 

Marina Address:

1747 Hoopersville Road

Fishing Creek, MD 21634

 

410-397-3743
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Updated: 07/16/2018