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Captain Chuck Jarvis:  (804) 704-1819  |  (804) 922-7612
11/30/2019
11/29/2019
11/24/2019
11/23/2019      92 lbs
11/23/2019      82 lbs
11/19/2019
11/19/2019
11/14/2019      53 lbs
11/13/2019      51 lbs
11/13/2019
11/11/2019      58 lbs
11/10/2019      63 lbs
11/05/2019      66 lbs
11/05/2019      72 lbs
11/04/2019      45 lbs
11/04/2019      74 lbs
11/01/2019
11/03/2019      40 lbs

Welcome to
Fish Unlimited
Guide Service

Fish Unlimited Guide Service, LLC is a Catfishing Charter Service known for catching Trophy Blue Cats on the James River, based out of Richmond, Virginia, and also available for surrounding areas Chesterfield, Chester, Hopewell, and Henrico County.

Captain Chuck would like to share his passion for fishing with you! Providing you with the exciting opportunity of a lifetime to catch Citation Blue Catfish on the Historic James River.

You will find the catfishing charter service provided by Fish Unlimited Guide Service, LLC to be professional, friendly, and knowledgeable.

Recent James River Catfishing Trip Photos!

Enjoy this mix of our recent catches.
Please visit our gallery and view all of our exciting images.

Fish Unlimited Guide Service News

Blue Catfish

One of the largest species of catfish is the blue catfish. The blue catfish can reach lengths of 65 inches and weigh up to 150 pounds. The current state record is 143 pounds.

The blue catfish will eat any type of fish that it can catch but favorites include shad and herring.

Reeling in a monster blue cat is a thrill like no other and fun for the whole family!

Captain Chuck won ODCC Angler of the Year 2018!!

"Congratulations to Chuck Jarvis of Fish Unlimited Guide Service for winning the first ever ODCC Angler of the Year. Chuck is a great guy and an awesome fisherman. He is well deserving of this honor."

2017-2018 ODCC Angler of the Year Final Standings:

1.Chuck Jarvis 484.06
2.Leo Smiley 469.04
2.Ryan Smiley 469.04
3.Jason Pope 430.93
4.Doug Holloway 425.76
5.Fred Draine 389.25
5.DJ Ratcliffe 389.25
6.George Dehner 385.2
7.James Williams 304.11
8.Bruce Conner 300.45
9.George Isley 280.77
9.Claude Finlen 280.77
10.Thomas Ritchie 268.58

Day or Night - Year Round Trips

Day Trip - September through May
Night Trip - June through September
Full Time Guide
7 Days A Week

Hank Williams - "A Country Boy Can Survive"

The James River

The beautiful James River stretches 348 miles from the Appalachian Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. It has been used as a major waterway for centuries and was once known as the Powatan River. The James River is home to the blue catfish and the Atlantic sturgeon as well as the largemouth bass, white perch, and striper. There are also many recreational adventures to enjoy such as canoeing, water skiing, hiking, and many more. Let Fish Unlimited Guide Service, LLC share the excitement of fishing and the beauty of the James River with you today!

Thundermist Fishing Tips

Fish Unlimited Guide Service was featured on Thundermist Fishing Tips with Ivo Coia.

Testimonials

Awesome fishing guide service, highly recommended.
~ Jason
Captain Chuck is the man! Showed my father and I a great day of fishing that I will certainly never forget! Best experience I've had on a guided trip he went above and beyond my expectations. Thank you Chuck, we will certainly be seeing you again!
~ Don
Awesome guide!!! If you love to fish this is perfect for you. Lots of big fish and awesome service!
~ Timothy
By far the best fishing trip I ever had. thanks capt. Chuck .. this man k ows his cat fish people . 10 out of 10 I give a 12 . thanks a lot see you soon
~ Josh
I had such a great time yesterday with Captain Chuck catching my first catfish. What a great experience. Even through the wind and the cold Captain Chuck stuck it out with us and said he would stay till midnight lol. Thank you Captain Chuck I can't wait till next time!
~ Crystal
Heck of a time fishing with Capt Chuck, he was determined to get us on some fish. Not only did he put us on fish but some big ones. Definitely making plans to come back this winter!
~ Josh
Chuck is the best guide on the James hands down. He will always give you his best and never stop until he puts you in that fish of a lifetime! I have been out with him numerous times and always have a great time and catch monster blues.
~ Jason
The best guide service in Virginia! Captain Chuck put us on the biggest cat's I've ever seen. I've fished the James for 15 years and have never caught catfish that big. He is very professional and knowledgeable about what he does. We will be going back every year. Thanks again captain chuck! !!!!
~ Larry
Capt Jarvis is a fantastic and hard working guide who goes over the top to give his clients a fantastic fishing trip
~ Mark
Capt Chuck is a class guy who does his utmost to put fish in the boat and provide a safe and enjoyable experience. We boated 2 citation catfish on a less than ideal weather day for fishing. Capt Chuck never stopped working for us and is the kind of person you want to spend a day on the water with. Can’t say enough about his professionalism and customer service. Would highly recommend and will fish with him again for sure.
~ Dave

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