Virginia Beach Sport Fishing Captain
Captain Mike Standing has been fishing the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and offshore waters of Virginia since he was a kid. Nearly 30 years later Captain Mike is a United States Coast Guard licensed and insured Virginia charter boat Captain.
Captain Mike is the director of the Mid Atlantic Rockfish Tournament, which is the largest striped bass tournament on the east coast and a tournament he himself founded.
When it comes to a Virginia Beach fishing charter, a Chesapeake Bay fishing trip, or any fishing trip to the salty hot spots along the Virginia Coast there is one person that will determine if your trip is successful or not, your fishing Captain.
Being on a beautiful sportfishing boat, relaxing and floating on Virginia's ocean waters is something that most folks would love to experience, but if you aren't catching fish then you aren't experiencing the day to the fullest.
This is where Mike, your Virginia Beach fishing Captain steps in. Mike will make sure you enjoy the sights, sounds, and beauty of the ocean or Bay and his many years of regional Virginia Beach fishing experience will make sure you catch fish, or at least give you the best odds possible to catch fish ensuring you experience your fishing trip to the absolute fullest.
Captain Mike is an expert Virginia fishing guide and is knowledgeable in all phases and styles of fishing in Virginia waters. From inshore, nearshore, to offshore big game fishing Captain Mike knows what techniques to use and when to use them to ensure his charter customers have the best chance and advantage possible to catch fish.
When you fish with Captain Mike you will find out immediately how friendly he is. Not only is he friendly but he displays an abundance of patience, a must have quality for a professional fishing guide. He has patience to find the fish, patience to wait on the bite, and above all plenty of patience with his customers.
Maybe you aren't an an experienced angler and don't know what to expect on a charter fishing trip. Well rest easy as Captain Mike will make you feel absolutely comfortable and doesn't mind one bit sharing his expertise he has accumulated over his many years of fishing the resource rich waters of Virginia.
Mike has been successful in many tournaments ranging from rockfish tourneys to marlin tourneys. Captain Mike has fished and scored in all these well known sportfishing tournaments over the years.
- 1988 Ocean View Marlin Tournament - 1rst Place
- 1989 Ocean View Marlin Tournament - 1rst Place
- 1996 Va Beach Tuna Tournament - 1rst Place
- Red White and Blue Marlin Tournament - 3rd Place Release
- Red white and Blue Marlin Tournament - 1rst Place Tuna
- 2005 Va Beach Tuna Tournament - 3rd Place
- 2005 Va Beach Billfish Tournament - 3rd Place Release
- 2006 Va Beach Billfish Tournament - 1rst Place
- 2008 Va Beach Tuna Tournament - 1rst Place
- 2008 27th Annual Wachapreague Marlin Tournament - 1rst Place
- 2008 Ocean City White Marlin Open Shark Divison - 1rst Place
- 2008 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament - 4th Place
- 2010 Virginia Beach Tuna Tournament - 2nd Place
- 2010 Virginia Beach Invitational Marlin Tournament - 1rst Place