Fishing Boats Washington DC

Fishing is one part skill, one part luck and two parts your boat. Having the right boat can make the difference between a measly catch and tale worth telling for years to come.

Capital Yacht Charters
(202) 554-0677
1300 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC
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Capital Yacht Charters

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American Recreation Coalition
(202) 682-9530
1225 New York Ave NW # 450
Washington, DC
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American Recreation Coalition

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Jack's Boats
(202) 337-9642
3500 K St NW
Washington, DC
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Jack's Boats

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Marine Arbitration Association
(202) 399-9200
Washington, DC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Water Quality And Marine Science
(202) 274-7401
Washington, DC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Tidal Basin Boat House
(202) 479-2426
1501 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC
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Tidal Basin Boat House

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Boat House At Fletcher's Cove
(202) 244-0461
4940 Canal Rd NW
Washington, DC
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Boat House At Fletcher's Cove

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Washington Sailing Marina and Boat Rentals
(703) 548-9027
1 Marina Dr
Alexandria, VA
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Washington Sailing Marina

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Thompson Boat Center
(202) 333-9543
Washington, DC
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Parts, Service, Aftermarket Accessories, Trailers, Supplies, Storage

Textron Marine Systems
(202) 637-9259
1101 Pennsylvania Ave Nw Ste 400
Washington, DC
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Fishing for compliments or trout

Whether you want to sit silently in the early hours waiting for a nibble or spend your afternoons chasing a blue marlin on the open seas, fishing has an almost universal appeal. If your idea of fishing takes you beyond the dock, the fish you wish to fry will determine the kind of boat you need. Although these are technically powerboats , differences in design and horsepower will determine where they take you while chasing your chosen catch of the day.

Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing leaves the big, powerful boats on the dock. In order to make your way along rivers, shallow lakes or streams, travel light with just the right amount of power. Grab a fishing buddy and escape to quiet rivers and lakes, in a fiberglass or an aluminum boat equipped with a light engine and space for two or three. For family outings, consider a larger boat like a bowrider, runabout or walleye with a small or dual console motor.

Bass Fishing

Not the kind of craft you'd take the family for a day cruise on, these boats are sleek, flashy and lightning-fast. Riding low in the water, these colorful vessels slice the waves with speed, but while their fiberglass or aluminum hulls are light, their price tags can be hefty. With specialized add-ons, bass boats are for serious sport and tournament fishing. Most models have bow and stern platforms for casting, while dream-versions have bow-mounted trolling motors.

Inshore Saltwater Fishing

Often called flat or bay boats, most saltwater fishing vessels are less than 23 feet long and have a single outboard motor. Light and flat, this design will take you to shallow water for access to prime tropical fish, yet it will also provide the deck space you need to cast the perfect lure.

Offshore Saltwater Fishing

Want bigger fish to fry? If your idea of fishing involves the open ocean and a catch Hemingway would envy, you'll need stout tackle and a boat capable of handling any condi...

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