Chesapeake Bay, VA Charter Fishing

We fish for Fall Stripers, Cobia, Croaker, Spot, Flounder, Bluefish, Sea Trout, Sea Mullet, Oyster Toad, Sand Shark, and More!


Thank you for taking the time to view our services. If you remember only one thing about us please remember this: We are successful only because of God and people like you! We understand that you are researching this website because you are looking for a boat and crew that can provide your and group members with a safe clean boat. A crew that will provide outstanding service, an enjoyable day on the water and hopefully, plenty of fish!

Captain John

Captain John was born and raised right here in Hampton Roads. He learned to swim and fish right in the Chesapeake Bay. After many years as an iron worker Captain John was able to purchase the Four Winds to share is passion of fishing with others. As john grew up in Virginia Beach his family lived on a lake John would fish, swim and boat till he was told to eat or sleep could not keep him away from the water.

Chesapeake Bay Charter Specialties

Custom Group Charters are our specialty! We are the only Deltaville built Chesapeake Bay deadrise inspected charter boat that is Us coast guard approved for ocean trips. Many of our customers have been fishing with us for more than twenty years. Give Capt. John a call direct to book your next fishing trip. We fish just about year round 7 days a week.


Established in 1961. The boat was built in 1961 by R.F. Green in Deltaville, VA. At that time, Capt. Cody owned and operated the boat. When Cody retired, Capt. Mike purchased the boat and ran the boat for nearly twenty years. After his kids got a little older, and no longer able to help run the Four Winds, he sold the boat to Capt. John in 2012.


The Melanie Sue is a 42 ft, Evans fiberglass charter vessel. She's powered by Twin 210 hp Cummins Diesel Engine, which will get you to the fishing grounds fast. The boat is U.S. coast guard certified for 19 passengers plus crew. The Melanie Sue is equipped with all of the latest state of the art electronics.

Safety features include ample adult & child lifejackets, 30" ring buoy with strobe light, life raft with strobe light, EPRIB, Fireboy fixed fire extinguisher system in engine compartment, halogen deck lights, 4 portable fire extinguishers, 8 automatic 2000 GPH bilge pumps and high water alarms.

Convenience features include, AM/FM with CD player, 12v phone charger, wash down pump, clean marine head (restroom), and a Heated Cabin.

Quit Wishing, Let's Go Fishing!

Trips: 4, 6, 8 Hour Fishing Charters
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Group Charters

Custom Group Charters are our specialty! Many of our customers have been fishing with us for more than twenty years.

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Chesapeake Bay

Virginia Beach, VA is known as "home of the striped bass". We also fish for flounder, rockfish, shark, and more!

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Satisfaction Guaranteed

Your Pleasure is our business. We can't guarantee a large number of fish every trip, I can guarantee an honest effort.

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