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Looking to thank a client? Reward your employees? Celebrate with family? Mark an occasion? What better way than to enjoy the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, relax aboard a classic fishing vessel, dine on a sumptuous meal (freshly prepared and served with pride), or pump some adrenaline as you reel in your catch! Good Time Charter offers a variety of packages that are sure to provide the perfect experience for you and your party. All charters and cruises include the option to shoot clays at no extra charge. Just let us know when you book your trip!
Fishing & Crabbing Charters
7 AM - 2 PM - $1,300
Up to 6 people -- freshly prepared breakfast and lunch included
2:30 PM - 8 PM $1,100
Up to 6 people - includes a hearty dinner of Eastern Shore specialties
In addition to everything you need to fish or crab, our charters include full, freshly prepared meals. No box lunches here! You will dine aboard the Nancy Ellen in style. Our breakfast menu is hearty and satisfying: Muffins, eggs, bacon, scrapple, sausage, hash brown casserole, fresh fruit and coffee (Bloody Marys available upon request) will be served to you while we cruise to the fishing grounds.
Dinner is something special. We clean and prepare fish caught that day. We also roast locally raised meats and serve salads and vegetable dishes made from produce grown on local farms. Dinner menus may also include crab cakes, flank steak, pork tenderloin, rice, and butter beans. There’s something for everyone, so please email your preferences or advise if you have dietary restrictions. Reasonable requests will be accommodated.
Selected charters are also available without prepared meals for $700; Scheduling Options are also 7 AM - 2 PM or 2:30 PM - 8 PM; 6 people max.
Cruises are $120/hour and do not include meals except by special request. We will create a customized cruise package for you. Please call or email to let us know what you have in mind and we will quote a reasonable price.
Note: Our mates are dedicated to ensuring your experience is nothing less than perfect. Our rates do not include the customary 20% tip for the mate, so please say “Thank you!” with a generous gratuity for exemplary service.
Fishing Gear/Fishing Techniques
All necessary fishing gear and bait is provided by your crew. There are three types of fishing in the Chesapeake: the first being trolling, the second light tackle fishing, and the third being bottom fishing. Aboard the Nancy Ellen, we choose our technique of fishing based on the time of the year. Our two preferred methods of fishing are bottom fishing and light tackle fishing. We believe that light tackle fishing gives every angler a more gratifying experience. However, during the spring trophy season while targeting the larger migrating striped bass, we troll.
- Fish cleaning/packaging
- Fully appointed galley
- Large berth
- large, clean, private bathroom
- All USCG approved safety equipment
Sunscreen, camera, hat, rain gear, warm/cool clothes, ChapStick, motion sickness medicine, comfortable rubber-soled shoes, cooler (to bring home the fish!)
Make your reservations today & enjoy the charter experience!