Captain Mark Galasso

Captain Mark Galasso out of Grasonville offers custom trips for fishing or cruising. He operates a 21 parker SE and a newly renovated 35 Markley for your comfort and safety. He fishes Chesapeake Bay from The CBBT to The Susquehanna with a home base in Kent Narrows. Bait, Jigging, Fly and Trolling are all available.

Captain Galasso has been fishing our coastal waters for over 45 years. He grew up working the waters of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey and migrated to the Eastern Shore over 30 years ago. From that time to today the waters of the Chesapeake Bay have been home. From the Susquehanna Flats in April to Kent Narrows from May to November and more recently the winter fishery at the Chesapeake Bay bridge Tunnel he follows the fish to give his clients the best opportunity to catch the big one! You will ride in comfort whether in the 21 Parker SE patrolling the shallows for light tackle and fly opportunities or trolling, live baiting or jigging in the newly renovated 35 Markley out of Kent Narrows. Captain Mark not only loves to fish but loves to show his people the area. The Chesapeake Bay has so much more to offer than just our world class fishing. As a former Oceanographer with NOAA he'll give you a behind the scenes look at our nations greatest estuary. He has a BS degree from the University of Maryland in Marine Zoology as well as over 10 years experience with NMFS, NOAA in coastal marine projects. Tuna the Tide Charter Service offers a wide range of opportunities. Trips are available for full and half days as well as by the hour for cruises and other excursions.

As with his trolling rod set ups, Mark fishes Bill's OB Custom rods. He fishes a range of medium and medium light rods - 6'0" and 6'6". Bill built these rods for Mark on Saint Croix Premier blanks.

To book a trip with Captain Mark call 410-310-1200 or go to


If your looking for a new custom rod/go-pro stick/gaff be sure to give us a call at 410-827-7765  or stop into Shore Tackle and Custom Rods at 3100 Main Street, Grasonville, MD 21638. You can also email any questions to