Bucktail Charter Fishing on Chesapeake Bay with Captain Dennis Zimmerman

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Charter Information 

A deposit of $100 is required to reserve your trip. All deposits are refundable if cancelled 7 days prior to charter. You may pay your deposit by credit card or check received 14 days before trip (see below).

Cancellations due to weather are at the Captainís discretion on the day of the charter and all of the deposit may be refunded or applied to another trip.

Rates -- Fishing Trips are 6 hours, or less if requested, for up to 4 persons
Price: $125pp.  Children under 12, $75 ea.

A Day on the Bay -- All other trips or cruses, please call Capt. Z at 202-439-7011 to discuss how you can have fun.

Captain Dennis Zimmerman  654 Alabama Ave., Rose Haven, MD  20714.


What we supply

What you should bring

All Rods and Tackle Food, Drinks, Ice, and Cooler 
(leave empty coolers in car)
Ice for Fish While on Board Proper Clothing, deck or tennis shoes
All Required Licenses Camera, Sunscreen, Hat, Bug Repellent
Fish Cleaning Facility Sunglasses, plastic bags for your filets, phone charger (12v outlets available)

SAFETY -- is just as important as having fun. Children must be supervised. Also please provide child age and size at booking so size and type of PFD will be onboard.

If you plan to drink alcohol Ė please drink responsibly. The Captain has the right to return to the dock if he feels SAFETY is an issue and full payment of the trip will be collected.

WHAT TO WEAR -- Dress in layers for the season and the forecast. Think of the morning and evening temperatures which can be quite cool from mid-day. Wear comfortable non-slip shoes. NO BARE FEET or FlipFlops!

FISHING ETIQUETTE -- I typically do not use a first mate. I like my customers to have hands on with my help.

There will be no catch and release unless under size.  Back at the dock, I will clean your catch with your help.

BREAKFAST, Lunch and Dinner -- Breakfast and / or lunch can be purchased from several eateries including the BuckTailís home port of Happy Harbor. The restaurant will also prepare you a meal using your catch.


For more information, Call Captain Dennis Zimmerman 202-439-7011 or send him an email

Bucktail Charter Fishing on Chesapeake Bay with Captain Dennis Zimmerman

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