Heavy Hitter Sport Fishing LLC

29 reviews
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Join Heavy Hitter and score a home run with Captain George Smith, aboard his 35’ Bertram sportfisher. Once you hit the open waters, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with what you find! Cape May, NJ is perhaps one of the most underrated fishing destinations in the US and provides some of the best action for anglers of all levels of experience.

The captain’s boat is just the vessel you want for an offshore excursion. She comes fully stocked with state-of-the-art navigational systems and electronics, outriggers and downriggers, a flybridge, private head, bed, and kitchen. She’s also wheelchair accessible, equipped with all necessary safety equipment, and safe for children of all ages. The captain can take up to 6 people per trip and each person can fish at the same time.

Once you reach the offshore fishing grounds, you’ll be trolling for a range of pelagics, such as White Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin, and Bluefin Tuna. For your inshore trips, Capt. George will take you on an epic battle against some hard-fighters like Striped Bass, Bluefish, and Back Drum. Some other species you can target include Spanish Mackerel, Black Seabass, and Triggerfish as well. Each trip includes top-quality Penn and Shimano rods and reels, live bait, lures, and a first mate to assist you with anything you need.

Gear into action and get ready for Heavy Hitter Sportfishing to show you what big game fishing is all about! Your fishing license is included in the trip, so you can focus more on the fishing and less about the logistics. Everything is taken care of, all you need to do is book your trip, bring some snacks, drinks, comfortable clothing, and let Capt. George show you a great time!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Canyons
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $2,600
    price breakdown
    $2,600
    This trip is ideal for all you anglin' fin-atics out there! You'll travel up to 70 miles from shore to go fishing along the Atlantic Continental Shelf. Get ready for an offshore showdown, trolling and chumming for Yellowfin and Bluefin Tuna, as well as Mahi Mahi, White Marlin, and Wahoo. This is a 12-hour trip, so be sure to bring some food and drinks, as well as comfortable clothing, and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Trolling
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 30
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    Hop aboard the Heavy Hitter and go trolling for big game pelagics such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Tuna. On this trip, you'll be heading up to 25 miles from shore in 120' deep water so get ready for an action-packed, offshore adventure!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 15 - Dec 31
    $950
    price breakdown
    $950
    Capt. George enjoys taking his customers bottom fishing above reefs and wrecks along the coast. This is a perfect opportunity to target some incredible bottom-dwellers, such as Triggerfish. You'll also have a go at a few Stripers and Black Drum as well!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 30
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    This trip is perfect for the family and especially the kids! You'll spend 2 hours traveling to and from your fishing destination, and 2 full hours of trolling. Your main target species is Bluefish, but you can also target many more including Striped Bass, Spanish Mackerel, and Black Seabass. Just sit back, relax, and let Capt. George show you a good time!
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About the Captain

George Smith
Cape May, New Jersey, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
29 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since March 2019
Captain George Smith has over 20 years of experience as a licensed captain. He grew up fishing his whole life, so making a living out of it was a natural move for him. Capt. George always goes the extra mile and he “never fishes by the clock,” meaning he doesn't leave the water until the job is complete. He genuinely enjoys taking people out and having them catch as many fish as possible. He wants his customers to know that he’s extremely honest when it comes to fishing conditions and will always let you know how it’s looking ahead of time. Join Capt. George aboard the Heavy Hitter and get ready for a fun day fishing off the coast of Cape May, NJ!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1981. Powered by 2 330HP 5.9 liter Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

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
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.95
out of 5 stars from 29 reviews
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100%
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Collin H.
Schenectady, NY
 5.00
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Great experience, plenty of room on the boat,  I guess I should mention very clean space in the current environment we...
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Heather H.
Howell Township, New Jersey
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VERIFIED   NEW  July 22, 2020
We had an awesome time on our trip!! George and Tommy were great with us as well as our kids! They both went above and beyond! ...
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Keliilani L.
Norristown, PA
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Half day trip with captain George

VERIFIED   June 9, 2020
Captain George and his mate tommy are wonderful and fun people! They called us in advance to let us know what type of weather...
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Kyle P.
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   June 22, 2020
Both the captain and first mate were excellent. Got us on the fish immediately and kept us on the fish throughout our trip....
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Jimmy S.
United States
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