Annual Membership Benefits and Sign-Up 
Virginia Beach Bluewater Fishing Club (VBBFC)


Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 1:00 PM EST
Sunday, March 31, 2024 at 1:00 PM EDT

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Tonya Schmehl 
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2023 VBBFC Calendar of Events
Want to see the 2023 Calendar of Events for the VBBFC? Click on this
link for the exciting line-up and many opportunities for sun, fun, fishing, eating, drinking and networking!

Ways to Communicate with VBBFC

We realize that people have many different ways to communicate and keep informed. We can speak your language in these ways:

- Have a question or want information - drop us an email at

2. EVENT NOTIFICATIONS - Make sure you are signed up in the VBBFC database to receive email notifications on all of the events so you don't miss a minute of the action. Click VBBFC Events List to join our mailing list and receive event notifications.

3. FACEBOOK - Like and Share Us on Facebook. We are under Virginia Beach Bluewater Fishing Club. We encourage you to post your latest catch, photos of your boat, etc. Let's grow our community here.

4. INSTAGRAM - Are we talking your language now? Follow us @vbbfc_org.

5.  VBBFC Website


Virginia Beach has become a world-class destination for its offshore fishing, especially white marlin. Help contribute and build the Virginia Beach Bluewater Fishing Club (VBBFC) into a premiere quality club to support its reputation while receiving the benefits listed below:

  • VBBFC is the only Offshore/Inshore Fishing Club located in Virginia Beach
  • Support for Saltwater Species Conservation especially Pelagic and sportsmanship
  • Hold membership in the Billfish Foundation
  • Support for 501(3) c local organization and two annual youth events - Kids Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) and Red, White and Blue Youth Fishing Experience (RWB). These two events annually benefit over 300 deserving local youth ages 9-13. More info on events at
  • Several FREE Social events for members which include catered food and adult beverages at such past venues as Southside Marina, The Shack and Waterman’s.
  • Networking and Social Value On-land and Offshore with other local Saltwater fishermen and professionals
  • Membership participation in Annual Fishing Frenzy Tournament:
    • First-class Trophies awarded annually for multiply Offshore and Inshore Species Catches and Releases. There are multiple Member categories (Men, Women and Youth*) as well as 3 Boat Size Divisions.

     *Members are allowed to enter catches for their children and grandchildren under the age of 16 in the youth category.

Individual* $150 Annually

As you register, remember to check QUANTITY as 1 for the membership dues section and the add your Spouse or Significant other / mate, captain, or owner to attend all parties.  Also, members children or grandchildren (under 16 years old in the annual year-long Fishing Frenzy). Older Youth can hold a regular membership to compete.

Register and Pay Membership Dues

For more details or JOIN ONLINE, please visit our website at
or call Judy Wilder at 757-477-7894