Plan Your Next Vacation at Virginia Beach!

Things to Do in Virginia Beach

Whether you need to plan an escape from the colder weather, or you’re in the mood to explore somewhere new and exciting, Virginia Beach is the place for you! There is always something to check out in Virginia Beach, and some of their most popular activities are perfect for all ages. If you need to… Read more »

How to Shuck an Oyster

Steps to Shuck an Oyster

Shucking oysters is a difficult skill to master. The process of shucking can be tricky. It requires a lot of time and patience but it can be attained! Opening the though shell can be quite challenging without the proper tools. Set yourself up for success, and let us help you learn the appropriate shucking technique!… Read more »

Health Benefits of Eating Crab

Nutritional Benefits of Blue Crab

Attention all seafood lovers! You’d be excited to hear that fresh seafood is a healthy meal choice full of nutritional benefits. Seafood is an excellent source of protein and contains the necessary vitamins and minerals that our body needs to absorb. Crab is one of the best kinds of seafood to incorporate in your diet… Read more »

How to Clean & Gut A Fish

If you enjoy the thrill of catching fish, you may want to learn how to prepare it as well. Whether you are an experienced angler or just starting out, it is a great skill to learn especially when you are camping and enjoying time in nature. Here is a step-by-step process to preparing your wild-caught… Read more »

Tips For Fishing During Autumn

Fall Fishing Trips

Fall is here and with it comes some of our favorite fishing weather! A nice breeze makes for an enjoyable morning or afternoon out on our boat with average temperatures in the mid 70’s. So, what should you pack for a fall fishing trip with Dockside Fishing Center? If you are planning a fishing trip… Read more »

Preparing for your First Fishing Trip

So, you want to join the 40 million people who go fishing each year, but where do you begin? Fishing is a great activity that is not only beneficial for the environment, but for your health as well. Anglers are some of the first people to notice changes to the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem. Fishing… Read more »

Family Fun Vacation at Virginia Beach

Summer break is quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to plan your summer getaway to Virginia Beach! Virginia Beach has the perfect blend of family fun and adult activities. Fishing is a great family activity to try this summer. Whether it is your first time, or you are an experienced angler it will be… Read more »

Five Popular Boat Superstitions

As any boater will know, the sea can be unpredictable, giving rise to a number of superstitions over the centuries. Here are a few examples: Bananas for bad luck Today, bananas may be a common breakfast staple on board, but it was once believed that they’d cause a ship to be lost! There are many… Read more »

Do You Know These Common Dolphin Behaviors?

Dolphins are not only highly intelligent, but also kind and welcoming. That’s why dolphin cruises, like the ones we offer at Dockside, have become so popular. Dolphins just love to have fun, and that’s due in large part to their behavior. Dolphins are incredibly social creatures They often travel in packs of at least two… Read more »

How to Prevent Seasickness

Love fishing, but could do without the motion in the ocean? If you’re prone to seasickness, you’re probably familiar with the common symptoms: headaches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and cold sweats. It’s no fun at all, and can ruin an otherwise great day out on the water. So why do you get seasickness in the first… Read more »