Virginia Beach Striper Fishing Captain's
Captain Mike Standing
Captain Mike Standing has been fishing the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and offshore waters of Virginia since he was a kid. Nearly 30 years later Captain Mike is a United States Coast Guard licensed and insured Virginia charter boat Captain.
Captain Mike is the director of the Mid Atlantic Rockfish Tournament, which is the largest striped bass tournament on the east coast and a tournament he himself founded.
When it comes to a Virginia Beach fishing charter, a Chesapeake Bay fishing trip, or any fishing trip to the salty hot spots along the Virginia Coast there is one person that will determine if your trip is successful or not, your fishing Captain.
This is where Mike, your Virginia Beach fishing Captain steps in. Mike will make sure you enjoy the sights, sounds, and beauty of the ocean or Bay and his many years of regional Virginia Beach fishing experience will make sure you catch fish, or at least give you the best odds possible to catch fish ensuring you experience your fishing trip to the absolute fullest.
Captain Mike Romeo
Meet Captain Mike Romeo, skipper of the Gannet, a 46-foot custom built North Carolina sport fishing boat that was custom crafted by well known boat builder Horace Graves of Hilton Head, SC.
Captain Mike has been fishing in Virginia or fishing in North Carolina most of his life. To be more precise Captain Mike Romeo has amassed over 35 years of charter boat fishing experience as either a first mate or a Captain. In that time he has accumulated a mass amount of sport fishing knowledge that makes him one of the top Captains to fish the Atlantic Ocean.
At the age of 10, that's right, at 10 years old Mike worked on the water as a charter boat mate on boats ranging from 30 to 100 feet. In the next few years, he grew fond of this profession and decided to pursue his career. After
graduation from First Colonial High School, he started running sport fishing charters and began to build his successful sportfishing business. He received his Merchant Seaman Coast Guard License, with honors, at the age of 21.
Captain Steve Richardson
Captain Steve is an expert Virginia fishing Captain and is knowledgeable in all phases and styles of fishing in Virginia waters including being one of the top striper fishing Captains in the fleet. From inshore, nearshore, to offshore big game fishing Captain Steve knows what techniques to use and when to use them to ensure his charter customers have the best chance and advantage possible to catch fish.
When you go fishing with Captain Steve you will find out immediately how friendly he is. Not only is he friendly but he displays an abundance of patience, a must have quality for a professional charter Captain. He has patience to find the fish, patience to wait on the bite, and above all plenty of patience with his customers.
Maybe you aren't an an experienced angler and don't know what to expect on a charter fishing trip. Well rest easy as Captain Steve will make you feel absolutely comfortable and doesn't mind one bit sharing his expertise he has accumulated over his many years of fishing the resource rich waters of Virginia.