There are few secrets left in the waters of New Jersey for Tyin’ Knots Charters. They’ll get you to check the bite in the numerous bays, wrecks, reefs, and blue waters off the coast of Brigantine while providing an immaculate service.

Captain Tyler Hartensteiner commands their 31’ Contender center console. Powered by twin Yamaha engines with 250 HP each, she’ll take you to the hottest fishing spots in no time. She’s fully equipped with a state-of-the-art electronics and fishfinding system that will help put you on the fish in no time.

Capt. Tyler specializes in fishing for Striped Bass and highly recommends going for a run during fall. Other than Stripers, you can look forward to hooking up Tautog and Black Seabass around underwater wrecks, they’ll give you a tough fight. You can also hit the many bays of the area for species such as Summer Flounder, Triggerfish, or others.

Head into blue waters to go after a wide range of species. Various Sharks, Mahi Mahi, and Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna lurk off the coast. You’ll head out between 10 and 80 miles for these pelagic predators.

Feel free to bring snacks and drinks with you on board, there’s an icebox where you can store them. Kids of all ages are welcome on board, the captain will provide you with life jackets in all sizes.

Hop down to the shore of New Jersey for a trip with Tyin’ Knots Charters. Book now to cast off on an unforgettable fishing adventure!

Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight Canyon (4 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    24 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Oct 15
    $3,000
    On this trip, you will head to the continental shelf to fish the Gulf Stream waters in search of pelagic fish. Tuna, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and Swordfish are among the species you'll be looking for. To keep everyone comfortable, this trip is limited to 4 anglers. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    14 Hour Tuna/Mahi (4 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Oct 15
    $2,400
    On this trip, you will be fishing at 40 miles or less. You will be targeting Bluefin Tuna, Mahi, Bonito, and whatever else you may run into. This is a trip for a maximum of 4 guests. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour – Big Game Shark (4 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Sep 30
    $1,800
    Check the bite for various Shark species in the ocean. The captain will provide you with all the required equipment for this 8-hour trip. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour - Deepwater Seabass
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Dec 31
    $1,600
    You'll be fishing the rocks and offshore wrecks for jumbo Seabass.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Inshore Mahi
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Oct 15
    $1,200
    You will be light tackle fishing, targeting Mahi Mahi within 30 miles of the NJ coast. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Fall Striped Bass
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Dec 31
    $900
    This is for the fall run, we will target the bass migrating to the south off our coast. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Blackfish
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - Jan 15
    $900
    You'll spend 8 hours fishing inshore wrecks for Tautog or Blackfish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Ocean
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Oct 15
    $750
    Hit the many underwaters structures of the area for a wide range of species like Flounder, Black Seabass, Shark, Tautog, and others. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Shark (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Aug 31
    $550
    You will be fishing a few miles off the coast for a variety of different sharks including Dusky, Sand Tiger, and Sandbar Sharks, to name a few. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Shark (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Aug 31
    $550
    You will be fishing a few miles off the coast for a variety of different sharks including Dusky, Sand Tiger, and Sandbar Sharks, to name a few. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Bay Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Aug 20
    $500
    Hit the many bays of the area for a wide range of species like Flounder, Weakfish, Bluefish, Black Seabass, Striped Bass, and Sharks. The species you target are season dependent. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Bay Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Aug 20
    $500
    Sleep a bit longer and spend the rest of the afternoon chasing after Flounder, Weakfish, Striper, Seabass, Sharks, and Bluefish. You'll fish in the many bays of the area and your targets depend on the season. Please keep in mind that a 20% gratuity for the first mate is customary.
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About the Captain

Tyler Hartensteiner
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Angler's Choice
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
60 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2018
Captain Tyler has been fishing Atlantic City & the surrounding areas since 2005. Capt. Tyler & his crew work hard on making sure trips with them are the best that they can be. Whether you are bay fishing for fluke, or out at the continental shelf targeting pelagics, this Capt. & crew will always give it 100%

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Shark (Mako) Mako Shark
Tautog Tautog
Tuna (Bluefin) Bluefin Tuna

Tuna (Yellowfin) Yellowfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2000. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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4 hour trip with Captain Tyler

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Bay Fishing (PM) on June 21, 2021
The gear, captain and mate were great. The experience was awesome for our first time fishing in the ocean. The fish weren’t...
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Tying Kots is TOP NOTCH!!

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Bay Fishing (PM) on June 18, 2021
Booked a Charter with Tying Knots in Atlantic City…and Capt. Tyler and 1st mate Mike are EXCEPTIONAL!!! They took care of...
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4 hour Bay trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Bay Fishing (AM) on June 24, 2021
We had a great time with Captain Tyler. We caught a lot of flounder (2 big enough for us to take home) and 2 small sharks....
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VERIFIED   6 Hour – Ocean on September 25, 2021
We had a great time with captain Tyler and Nick!  They were super helpful, made sure we knew what we were doing, and comfortable...
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VERIFIED   4 Hour – Bay Fishing (AM) on July 29, 2021
THE CAPTAIN WAS EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLEOF THE FISHING AREA. HIS MATE WAS POLITE AND CURTIOUS. . THE BOAT WAS WELL MAINTAINED....
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FAQs about Tyin' Knots Charters

Tyin' Knots Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - 4 Hour – Bay Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - 4 Hour – Bay Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - 4 Hour – Shark (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - 4 Hour – Shark (PM) (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 6 Hour – Ocean (6 hours)
  • $900 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Blackfish (8 hours)
  • $900 per group - 6 Hour – Fall Striped Bass (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 8 Hour – Inshore Mahi (8 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 10 Hour - Deepwater Seabass (10 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - 10 Hour – Big Game Shark (4 MAX) (10 hours)
  • $2,400 per group - 14 Hour Tuna/Mahi (4 MAX) (14 hours)
  • $3,000 per group - Overnight Canyon (4 MAX) (24 hours)

When you book a trip with Tyin' Knots Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Tyin' Knots Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Tyin' Knots Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Tyin' Knots Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tyin' Knots Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Tautog
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)