Info (in lieu of FAQ): Offshore trips run 12 hours long. Typically the boat departs at 0400 and will return by 1600, though this can change on request. Target species will change throughout the year and will be discussed prior to the trip. Be sure to bring food and drinks, sun screen, and a cooler to take home your catch. Alcohol is permitted, no glass or hard liquor. A mate will be provided to assist in your day of fishing. Mates work for tips and 20% is customary.



Located at slip B-3 at the Ocean City Fishing Center, Hopper Sportfishing runs offshore fishing charters targeting Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Mahi, as well as deep dropping for swordfishing and tilefish with the ability to carry up to 6 anglers. “Hopper” is a 40’ Ocean Yacht Super Sport powered by twin Cat C-7s. Featuring a spacious salon, dinette, and cockpit as well as heating/air conditioning, a full head, TV, microwave, and refrigerator ensuring a comfortable day at the fishing grounds. The bridge has ample seating where you can hang out with the Captain and get a better view.The boat is equipped with state of the art electronics and all the rods and tackle you’ll need to have an epic day out on the water. One of the biggest upgrades this year is the addition of Starlink, which allows everyone on board to have cell phone service offshore!


Our Story (about):Colby & Taylor Campbell inherited their love for fishing from their father, Hop Campbell. What began as freshwater outings from a young age soon transitioned into saltwater adventures throughout their childhood. Their first taste of offshore fishing occurred during summers spent in the Outer Banks, watching the offshore fleet unload their catch at Oregon Inlet. As the years passed and a few boats later, the original “Island Hopper” became simply “Hopper.” It’s Colby & Taylor’s way of honoring their dad’s legacy, his passion for the sea, and the treasured time they shared fishing together.Captain Nick has been fishing in Maryland waters hisentire life in everyway possible, from pond hopping bass, flyfishing trout, sight fishing for Cobia, or jigging for rockfish. He started saltwater fishing in the late 2000s, got bit by the offshore bug and hasn’t looked back.While they’ve known each other for years, the three began fishing together in 2020 during the White Marlin Open, each bringing a unique skillset to the table that makes the whole operation work