Our three marinas offer one of the closest seaside ports to prime Mid-Atlantic fishing grounds.  Known as the “Flounder Capital of the World”, Wachapreague boasts the best early season flounder fishing on the East Coast.  Inshore and offshore fishing offer seasonal opportunities to catch speckled trout, croaker, bluefish, drum, rock/striped bass, marlin, tuna, seabass, and Mahi Mahi.

town MARINa-Port of Wachapreague

32 Atlantic Avenue
Phone:  (757) 787-1930
Harbor Master:  Sandie Puchalski
Office:  March to mid-Sept- 8:30-10:00 am and 3:30-5:oo pm

  • Town Marina boat ramp fees are free for all Wachapreague taxpayers displaying a town plate or decal on the towing vehicle
  • Double wide boat ramp
  • Transient and seasonal 40 boat slips available for boats up to 42’ in length (call for rates)
  • Water depth is 6’ MLW
  • Floating kayak launching dock
  • Power, pump out station, and rest rooms
  • No showers
  • Marina was dredged in 2014



17 Atlantic Avenue
Phone:  (757) 787-3222
Open:  Year round 5:30 am

  • Newly renovated
  • Fuel pier, dispensers and hoses
  • Seasonal slips (call for rates)
  • Transient slips
  • Skiff rentals
  • Water taxis out to the barrier islands
  • Booking agent for some local charter boat captains
  • Marina was dredged in 2014

Trident Tackle
Trident Tackle is the retailer for fishing, hunting and commercial (VMRC) licenses in Wachapreague. Saltwater fishing license is good for one year from the date of purchase.


15 Atlantic Ave
Phone:  (757) 787-4110
Hours:  Daily, 5:00 am – 8:00 pm during boating season
Schedule is modified the rest of the year

  • 68 boat slips up to 60 feet
  • Discounts on multi-year slips
  • Double-wide ramp
  • Gas and diesel fuel
  • Charter boats, boat rentals
  • Marine hardware, ice * showers, efficiency unit
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Complete line of offshore tackle. frozen baits, ballyhoo, squid, chum and more
  • Eastern Shore Marlin Club Tournament official weigh-in station