Visiting Deale, Maryland
Deale Maryland is a small town that is all about fishing. Home to over 40 charter fishing boats, Deale provides easy access to the Chesapeake Bay for residents of the Annapolis and Washington DC area.
Deale is located in Southern Maryland, just 20 miles south of Annapolis and is a short drive from the metropolitan Washington DC area.
Deale is a popular destination for boaters located on Rockhold Creek in Southern Anne Arundel County, on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. this portion on Anne Arundel County, referred to as “South County” is a haven for boaters and fishermen.
Marinas, Charter Fishing & Restaurants
There are several smaller marinas in the Deale area, plus two large, full service marinas; Shipwright Harbor and Herrington Harbor North.
Most of Deale’s charter fishing fleet is docked at the Happy Harbor docks. Happy Harbor Inn includes a bar and restaurant with outside deck and is a popular destination. Other popular eateries include Calypso Bay (a waterside restaurant and sports bar) located next to Herrington Harbour North, Skipper’s Pier (a waterside crab house with dockside bar) located off Drum Point Road, and Pete Green’s also on Drum Point Road.
The Deale Farmer’s Market is held on Thursdays from 3:00 to 6:00pm in the parking lot of the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church, 5965 Deale-Churchton Road. The market is held from July 3 to October 30.
- Happy Harbor Restaurant and Bar is an establish local eatery the offers breakfasts, sandwiches and burgers, and seafood.
- The South County Cafe is a popular spot with a varied menu, including local seafood.
- Skippers Pier Restaurant and Dock Bar has fresh seafood in a casual waterfront setting.
- Read Deale restaurant reviews
Deale, Maryland Fishing Charter Boats
Atlantic & Chesapeake Sport Fishing Charters. “The Natural” is a 47′ Daytona fishing for Trophy Rockfish in April, May, October, and November from Deale Maryland. Off shore big game fishing in Ocean City Maryland for the summer. Deale, MD.
Bay Lady Charters. The Bay Lady is a 41′ custom bay built fully equipped and ready for your fishing pleasure. Season runs from mid-April thru mid-Dec. We fish for stripers, bluefish, croakers, trout, spot, and perch. Happy Harbor Marina. Deale, MD.
Catnip Charter Fishing. Traditional Chesapeake Bay Fishing. Trolling, chumming, or bottom fishing for Rockfish, Blues, Black Drum, Croakers, Perch, Spot. 46 foot custom Bay Built. Parties of up to six people, women and children are welcome. Captain. “CJ” John Spangler. Happy Harbor Marina, Rockhold Creek, Deale, MD.
Ebb Tide Charters. Ebb Tide Charters offers spring and fall rockfishing trips on the Chesapeake Bay from Happy Harbor Inn in Deale Md. Happy Harbor Inn, Deale, MD.
Loosenup Charters. Loosenup is 47′, 1998 25-knot boat with all modern electronics and private bath. All bait and fishing rods included. Fish for all species. Runs every day for year round fishing. Runs in other areas also. Happy Harbor Marina, Deale, MD.
Miss Grace Charters. Enjoy fishing for striped bass, rockfish, bluefish, sea trout, black drum and more on the Miss Grace, a 46′ Bay Built charter boat built to accommodate 20 passengers with comfort. Full time charter, running daily from Deale, MD. All tackle and licenses provided. Box lunches/catering available. Happy Harbor Marina, Deale, MD.
Patrick Charters. Fish with Capt. Alex Williams on his 46-ft. Markley Charter Boat, “Patrick” from Deale, MD., less than 1 hour from Baltimore or Washington, DC. We fish for Black Drum, Bluefish, Trout, Rockfish, Croaker, and Flounder. Leaves from Happy Harbor Marina, Rockhold Creek, Deale.
Stormy Petrel Charters. Capt. George Prenant invites you to spend a “Day on the Bay” on his 42′ Twin Diesel “Fishing Machine.” Enjoy the action of Trolling, Light Tackle Fishing for Striped Bass & Bluefish, Bottom Fishing also for Croaker, Perch & Spot. “A Lasting Friendship is Only a Phone Call Away.” Happy Harbor Marina, Rockhold Creek, Deale, MD.
Tenacious Charters. TENACIOUS is a Robbins Custom Built Charter Boat, Coast Guard Certified for up to 12 Anglers. Capt. Jacobs invites you to join him in quest of Striped Bass, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and Bottom Fish. Light Tackle Live lining, Trolling are his specialty. Happy Harbour Marina, Rockhold Creek, Deale, MD.
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