PrimeTime Fishing Charters

1 Marina On The Bay Court
Highlands NJ, United States

Capt Karl has been fishing the Raritan Bay / Sandy hook area from a very young age and diving since 1974. With over 40 years of experience fishing and diving in the New Jersey coastal waters Capt Karl knows how to find and catch the popular species that patrol this area.  He specializes in light tackle fishing for Stripers, Bluefish, Weakfish and Fluke.

Light tackle and Flyfishing Raritan Bay and coastal Sandy hook New Jersey. Striper, Weakfish, Bluefish and Fluke. All equipment supplied.

Your safety and an enjoyable experience are our major concern.

We will clean, package and ice your catch for the trip home.

If you have a favorite fishing rod, feel free to bring it along. Tacklebox and extra equipment will be at the captains descretion. We supply bait and tackle.

- No hard liquor or drugs are permitted on the boat.
- Wear sneakers or non-slip shoes ( no black soles, high heels or boots).
- Bring jacket, hat and sunglasses. The weather can and does change quickly.
- If anyone in your party is subject to motion sickness, ask your doctor to suggest a remedy. Dry saltines, pretzels and club soda usually help.
- Bring food and beverages. Beer (cans) in moderation are allowed, 1 sixpack per charter.
- Bring a cooler for your catch, leave it in your car until we return to the dock.

The captain reserves the right to cancel the trip if the weather is not conducive to a safe and enjoyable day.

Capt Karl has been fishing the Raritan Bay / Sandy hook area from a very young age and diving since 1974. With over 40 years of experience fishing and diving in the New Jersey coastal waters Capt Karl knows how to find and catch the popular species t


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  • 7 Hour Trip
    7 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 500 private charter
  • 5 Hour Trip - AM
    5 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400 private charter
  • 5 Hour Trip - PM
    5 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 400 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Grady White (Walkaround) originally built in 1990. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Bass (Striped)
 
Bluefish

 
Flounder
 
Seabass (Black)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Karl McKenna
Highlands, New Jersey, United States
Member since November 2014
Capt. Karl McKenna is a U.S.C.G. licensed Master and P.A.D.I. Dive-master. Capt Karl has been fishing the Raritan Bay / Sandy hook area from a very young age and diving since 1974. With over 40 years of experience fishing and diving in the New Jersey coastal waters Capt Karl knows how to find and catch the popular species that patrol this area.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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We had a great time! Karl was very experienced and friendly. He was very patient with the beginners, definitely will go fish with him again!

Fished August 20, 2017
Karl McKenna (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 21, 2017

I’m glad you had a good time fishing with me and I hope to fish with you and your family again soon.

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Captain Karl has intricate knowledge of the waters off Atlantic Highlands.  Terrific experience, enjoyed by all ages.

Fished July 15, 2017
Karl McKenna (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 16, 2017

Thank you. Glad you had an enjoyable trip I enjoyed having you guys on the boat. Hope to get you out again soon.

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