First Landing Charters LLC

Capt. Jay Leach Virginia Beach, VA Incorporated Licensed Insured

If you’re looking for some rod-bending action in the stunning waters of the lower Chesapeake Bay, then you’ve come to the right place. A professional sportfishing outfit, First Landing Charters LLC and Captain Jay Leach offers memorable sportfishing trips to some of the East Coast’s most productive waters. 

 

Captain Jay Leach is the owner and operator of First Landing Charters in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Captain Jay grew up on the waters of Virginia Beach. He and his crew are all USCG certified Captains. Captain Jay has fished the Florida Keys, Mexico, and Hawaii. Captain Jay and his crew will do everything they can to make sure you and your guests have the fishing trip of your dreams!

 

You and your guests are welcome aboard The Susan C. She’s a 30’ Center Console powered by twin 300HP Yamaha engines. She has a cruising speed of over 40 knots so not only will you be comfortable on this impressive vessel, you’ll also get to the fishing grounds quickly. The Susan C is outfitted with outriggers, downriggers, a live well for fresh bait, and a flybridge. USCG approved safety gear and a CPR trained crew are also on board. Modern electronics such as a GPS, a radar, and fish finder are installed on the Susan C. Take advantage of the private toilet and the multimedia system on your trip with First Landing Charters LLC.

 

First Landing Charters LLC will supply you and your guests with top notch rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait and the fishing license for you and all of your guests is included as well. Capt. Jay also offers spearfishing for those looking to take their skills beneath the surface. The only other thing you need to remember, is to grab some drinks and snacks and away you go with First Landing Charters LLC!

 

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’re welcome aboard to get your hands on some prized fish! You will be targeting Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, and Sharks on the inshore waters. King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Triggerfish, Grouper, and Barracuda are some of the nearshore species you’ll go after. Amberjack, Blue Marlin, Blackfin Tuna, White Marlin, Sailfish, and Swordfish are some of the offshore species you can expect when you hit the water with First Landing Charters LLC. After your productive day on the water, the First Mate will clean and fillet your catch for an additional fee. 

 

Book your trip today with the crew of First Landing Charters LLC on the pristine coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia!

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  Launch Location

3211 Lynnhaven Drive, Virginia Beach

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Trips start at $590

7 Trips

1-6 guests

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2016 30' Center Console

300 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY INSHORE – AM

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

The inshore trip is approximately 3 miles from Lynnhaven Inlet. You can target Flounder, Spot, Croaker, Spanish Mackerel, Drum, Spec Trout, Cobia, and Sharks.

Includes:
drinks,

Ice
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private

HALF DAY INSHORE – PM

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Boundaries - Inshore, 3 miles out from coastline, along the Oceanfront or from the Lynnhaven Inlet to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 3rd Island.  Bottom fishing, trolling, spin casting or drifting for the active species based on water temp, bait, and recent activity.

All equipment, bait, tackle, ice, water. Mate earns 20% cash tip and can clean fish for an additional fee.
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3/4 DAY TRIP- INSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 2:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Discover the riches of the Chesapeake Bay on this trip. Spending those extra few hours on the water will give you the chance to get your hands on an incredible range of fish. You'll head to some structures to bottom fish, or you can troll the open waters, as you go after beauties such as CobiaSpanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Sharks, and Tautog. 

 

Includes:
drinks,

ice
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private

FULL DAY TRIP- INSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Nothing beats a full day of fishing along Virginia's productive coast. You'll be targeting various species along the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia Beach Oceanfront. You can expect to encounter Flounder, Sharks, Sheepshead, and Jack Crevalle.

 

Includes:
drinks,

ice
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3/4 DAY TRIP- NEARSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 2:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

We will travel 35 miles out & troll for Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Bonita, False Albacore, Bluefish, and Barracuda. If conditions are good, we can also check wrecks for Amberjack, Triggerfish, and more.

Includes:
drinks,

ice
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FULL DAY TRIP- NEARSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

You'll get to hook some incredible nearshore species up to 35 miles out. The main target is the hard-fighting Mahi Mahi, especially in the middle of the summer. You'll also target Cobia, King Mackerel,Triggerfish, Grouper, and Barracuda through trolling, bottom fishing, and many other techniques. 

 

 

Includes:
drinks,

ice
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EXTENDED FULL DAY TRIP- OFFSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 4:00am to 4:00pm (12 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

On this trip we'll head 36+ miles offshore to target Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Sharks, and much more through trolling and bottom fishing.

Includes:
drinks,

ice
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Fish Species

Amberjack
Atlantic Croaker
Barracuda
Black Drum
Black Seabass
Blackfin Tuna
Blue Marlin
Bluefish
Bonito
Cobia
Flounder
Gar
Grouper
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Mahi Mahi
Norfolk Spot
Redfish
Rockfish
Sailfish
Sea Bass
Sharks
Sheepshead
Spanish Mackerel
Stingray
Striped Bass
Swordfish
Tautog
Triggerfish
Tuna
Wahoo
White Marlin
Yellowfin Tuna

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Life Raft
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • EPIRB
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System

Facilities

  • Flybridge
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • First Mate
  • Casting Platform
  • Downriggers
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers
  • Spearfishing Equipment

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Bow Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spearfishing
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Jay Leach

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length

30

Year Built

2016

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

300 HP