Sun Safety Tips for your Vacation

Planning a fishing trip or dolphin excursion with Dockside Seafood & Fishing Center? Remember to plan for the sunny weather! The sun is hottest near midday, so be sure to apply and reapply your sunscreen while out on the boats. Follow these tips to stay comfortable and sunburn free during your Virginia Beach vacation: Sunscreen… Read more »

Fascinating Human and Dolphin Interactions

Dolphins are amazing creatures that are known to help other animals and even humans! There are some great examples of this throughout history. Here are a few of our favorite stories: Fishing in Laguna, Brazil In Laguna, Brazil a group of local dolphins have been aiding fisherman for generations. Out of the large pod of… Read more »

What You Need When You Take the Kids Fishing

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    When the adults go out fishing they know exactly what they need. Typically a Fishing pole, bait and some food will be sufficient. Taking kids out fishing is a different story. Fishing can be a great way for you and your child to bond and make memories together. It can be a time… Read more »

Myths about Fishing

Fishing is a past time that many enjoy, but just like all those other hobbies, there are many rumors that float around that are simply not true. Here are some clarifications on some popular myths.   There are plenty of fish in the water. This one would seem to make sense- you see people tossing… Read more »

The Weather Effects on Fish & Fishing

Many anglers know that all types of weather affect fish and their behaviors.  As the conditions change, the fish do as well.  Fish are incredibly sensitive to weather patterns and pressure fronts.   The weather ahead of cold fronts will lead to great fishing conditions due to the low pressure in the air.  When fish… Read more »

What Food Should I Pack for my Fishing Trip?

We all know that fishing can be a fun thing to do to pass the time, but being in the sun and enjoying the fresh air can really make people hungry! So what should you be packing on your fishing trip? There are some practical things to consider before packing food: What type of fishing… Read more »

Tips to Get Your Family into Bird Watching

We all love hanging out with our kids and grand kids.  One of the best things to do is to discover new hobbies with them, or to try and get the kids interested in your hobbies.  Bird watching is something that can be enjoyed by the young, and young at heart.  To have a successful… Read more »

Staying Cool when Fishing

When you go fishing, you’re sitting for hours in one place.  This can get very uncomfortable very quickly if you don’t dress properly.  Although you are in a wet, cool environment, there is also the sun beating down on you.  Potentially dangerous UV rays will be hitting your skin as you sit in the same… Read more »