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Intro


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Capt. Adam Xenides is a Fishing Guide on Hoopers Island, MD.  He formed Hoopers Island Expeditions, LLC out of his passion for fishing shallow water and light tackle fishing.

Pelican photographs courtesy of M. Adolph

 
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Story


Story


We are always looking for fishing patterns and new ways and places to fish for striped bass in shallow water, back creeks, and marshes.

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Ride


We focus on fishing shallow waters with light tackle. Our fishing charters focus on teaching people how to fish light tackle and shallow waters around the Chesapeake Bay.

 

 

 

 

 

Ride


We focus on fishing shallow waters with light tackle. Our fishing charters focus on teaching people how to fish light tackle and shallow waters around the Chesapeake Bay.

 

 

 

 

 

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Fish the Unexpected


Fish the Unexpected

Fish the Unexpected


Fish the Unexpected

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What We Do


What We Do

What We Do


What We Do

All photography provided by Adam Xenides

We are a fishing guide & custom charter service. We focus on fishing shallow water, light tackle, and matching our clients skills to the available fishery.

 

Our Mission

Provide our clients with the best authentic fishing experience on the water. 


As a professional guide, we are conservation minded and stewards of the natural resources and areas around us.
— Adam Xenides, Owner, Hoopers Island Expeditions

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About


About


Your guide, Adam Xenides formed Hoopers Island Expeditions, LLC out of his passion for fishing and the outdoors. He started fishing when he was 8 years old, growing up in Narragansett, RI. He has spent his entire life on the water. He started working on the Block Island ferries, out of Point Judith, R.I., as a teenager, through college worked on the Long Island ferries to Orient Point, NY. By the time he was 23 yrs old, graduated college in 1994, with a BS in Marine Transportation, from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. His undergraduate studies included marine fisheries and oceanography.  He has held as high as a Third Mate of Ocean Steam & motor vessels, unlimited tonnage upon oceans. He has been to many places around the world light tackle fishing the different areas he traveled to. 

For the past 20 plus years he has been light tackle fishing the shallow waters around Hoopers Island. Spending many days out on the water searching, learning, and observing the tides, habitat, bottom structure and patterns of the local fishery. He is always learning new things, and is always looking for the unexpected fishing spots.

Adam Xenides 

Adam Xenides 

Currently, he is on the water year round, between 200 to 220 days a year guiding and personal fishing.

Adam raises his family on Hoopers Island.