Captain Lee Tippett grew up fishing the waters of the Patuxent river, first as recreation with his family and then commercially for oysters, crabs and fish. In his early teens, he moved to the Potomac River area where he continued his pursue his passion for working on the water aboard the crabbing boat “Betsy Lynn”. Lee moved on to tournament fishing for Rockfish in 2006. He has had considerable success fishing these Rockfish tournaments and has won or placed in most of the tournaments he has entered. Lee worked as a first mate aboard several of the top charter boats fishing out of Solomons, including “Rod Bender”, “Never-E-Nuff”, “Miss Susie” and most recently FIN FINDER. With a lifetime of fishing experience and 3 full years of working as a first mate, Lee Tippett is now your full time captain aboard FIN FINDER II.
As a father of three, Lee loves to share his passion for being on the water and teaching his children to be great fishermen/fisherwomen. Capt. Lee welcomes children of all ages to come aboard FIN FINDER II for an exciting fishing experience with their family that they will remember forever. Capt. Lee Tippett is a knowledgeable, hardworking, and well respected captain who will go the extra mile to make your day a memorable experience each and every time you charter FIN FINDER II.
First Mate Captain Jason Hiss
First mate/captain Jason Hiss has been fishing his whole life with his family and friends. His love of fishing drew him to a career on the water and three years ago he earned his USCG Captains license. He has worked as a first mate for the last 8 years out of Solomon’s and the surrounding waters. He has mated on several boats out of Solomon’s including Melanie Ann, Miss Susie, Taurus, and Fin Finder. Jason has a passion for fishing and loves to extend his knowledge to all ages and levels of fisherman. He especially loves to teach kids and pass his love of fishing onto future generations including his nine year old daughter. With Jason as your first mate or fill in Captain, you can rest assured he will give all he has to provide an eventful, entertaining and fun day on the Bay.