Fishing, boating, surfing, sunbathing, shell collecting, biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, shopping, dining..... Chincoteague and Assateague have it all! Come spend an hour or a a little or a's your choice. Chincoteague Island---a birder's paradise, a fisherman's dream, sunsets like you have never imagined, dolphin frolicking in the waves with sea gulls laughing from above....idyllic days by the shore.

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Fishing on the Islands

Fishing on the Islands

For the fisherman, there is channel, surf, and deep-sea fishing. Rent a boat, fish from the public piers, or compete in various fishing tournaments throughout the year. Go crabbing or clamming in the abundant waters surrounding both islands.

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COVER CREDIT: "Assateague Lighthouse" Magazine Collage by Laura Laird