Buckshot Charters

Come down to the Channel Club Marina in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey to join the crew of BuckShot Charters. Together, you will head out to explore the beautiful Raritan and Sandy Hook bays, along with the Navesink and Shrewsbury rivers and the nearshore waters from Long Island to Asbury Park.

On your day out, you will be specializing in landing a healthy dose of Striped Bass. As well as Stripers, you will be able to target Bluefish, Summer Flounder, Fluke, Little Tunny, Black Seabass, Blue and Mako Sharks, and even Yellowfin and Bluefin Tuna.

Your boat for the day will be the ‘Buckshot’, a 34’ Regulator center console. Fresh on the water in 2017, she comes powered by triple 300 HP Yamaha engines and can cruise at a hair-raising speed of 60 knots.

The Buckshot is not only one of the fastest boats around, she is also a comfortable vessel with an array of navigational and fishfinding equipment. Her top-notch GPS, radar, VHF radio, and fishfinder build up a clear image of where the fish are hiding. Modern outriggers and downriggers are fitted for a professional fishing experience, while a private restroom is there for your maximum comfort. The only thing that’s missing is you!

All the trips aboard the Buckshot are all-inclusive; you will only need to take care of your drinks and snacks.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 1
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Add a couple more hours to your time on the water to check more productive spots which hold Stripped Bass, Fluke, Bluefish, and False Albacore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 31
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This exciting adventure is ideal for those who just want to spend a morning or an afternoon fishing. With Striped Bass, Fluke, False Tunny, and Bluefish among the popular catches, you can't go wrong with this trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 31
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This exciting adventure is ideal for those who just want to spend a morning or an afternoon fishing. With Striped Bass, Fluke, False Tunny, and Bluefish among the popular catches, you can't go wrong with this trip.

About the Captain

Al Lark
Monmouth Beach, New Jersey, United States
34 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since April 2018
BuckShot Charters is run and operated by Captain Al Lark. Raised on the ocean in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey, which is near Sandy Hook Bay, Al began fishing at a very young age. He has over two decades of experience fishing Jersey Coast and Raritan Bay Sandy Hook. Whenever Al is not on the water, he is usually found hunting trophy animals in the woods.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)

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

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Regulator (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by 3 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (10)
4.86
out of 5 stars from 34 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Half Day with Captain Al
Fishing with Al
June fishing trip
+7
Angler Rating
31
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0
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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John R.
Asbury Park, New Jersey
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Al

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 21, 2020
I booked this boat for my son’s 10th Birthday.  When we got to the marina, Capt Al already had the boat prepped...
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James W.
United States
 5.00
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Half Day with Captain Al

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 5, 2020
Half Day the day after Hurricane Isaias and while many roads were closed on our way to the marina, it was worth it to be on...
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Elisha P.
City Of Orange, NJ
 5.00
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4 Hour Trip with Captain Al

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 24, 2020
This was a great experience with my family.  The captain was extremely patient and flexible with the schedule since the...
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Andrea M.
Jersey City, NJ
 5.00
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Half day AM trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 21, 2020
We had a great time fishing today. Captain Al was really nice, trying several different fishing spots and helping us with our...
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Alex R.
East Brunswick, New Jersey
 5.00
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Great Trip Great Fun

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 16, 2020
Awesome time with the boys, hit a bunch of spots for fluke fishing. Overall good experience. Capt Al was friendly and easy...
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