Fins and Feathers Outfitters

Invite the family for a fun day of fishing off the coast of New Jersey with Fin and Feathers Outfitters! Your captain will take you through the Intracoastal Waterway, Delaware Bay, and further out into the Ocean to give you an authentic Northeast fishing experience.

Your trip will take place on a 23’ Parker center console, equipped with top-of-the-line navigational equipment and safety gear. She also comes with removable outriggers and downriggers, a live bait tank, and state-of-the-art fishing tackle. Each trip accommodates up to 6 guests and children are welcome to join, however, you’ll typically stay more inshore on kids’ fishing trips.

You’ll be able to explore the Delaware Bay and target Flounder, Bluefish, Striped Bass, Black Drum, and many more. You can bottom fish, troll, drift, or challenge yourself to some fly fishing as well. Fly fishing trips are typically reserved for 2 people at a time and you’ll be provided with all the necessary equipment. You can also fish the Intracoastal Waterway and target other inshore species, such as Spotted Seatrout or go on an exciting crabbing adventure!

Nearshore waters produce many species that are fun to target, such as Bonito, False Albacore, Tautog, Sharks, and more. In the summer and fall months, you can head more offshore to troll or wreck and reef fish for a wider range of species, such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Wahoo.

Whether you’re an avid angler or just want to enjoy the scenery and sit back and relax with the family, Fin and Feathers Outfitters have got you covered! Your fishing license is also included, so all you need to bring is food and drinks and get ready for an exciting journey!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 21 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Dec 30
    $550
    Half-day trips typically take place in the Intracoastal Waterway, where you'll be targeting Flounder, Seatrout, Black Seabass, Dogfish Sharks, and many other inshore species. You'll also be able to sit back and do some sightseeing or combine fishing with a little bit of crabbing. This trip is great for families with children. Fish on!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 30
    $550
    Half-day trips typically take place in the Intracoastal Waterway, where you'll be targeting Flounder, Seatrout, Black Seabass, Dogfish Sharks, and many other inshore species. You'll also be able to sit back and do some sightseeing or combine fishing with a little bit of crabbing. This trip is great for families with children. Fish on!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Black Drum
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jun 10
    $650
    Morning trip for Black Drum. This trip is 6 hours long and starts at 7 am.
  • Private trip
    Night Bite Black Drum
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jun 10
    $650
    PM trip for big black drum. We start this trip at 2pm leaving the dock and back to the dock around 8pm. The black drum bite has been good the past few years.
  • Private trip
    Reef fishing trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    These trips start at 7am and end at 12 noon. Traveling off to reefs from 10 to 15 miles out of the inlet. All bait, tackle, ice supplied. Bring your food and beverages.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Aug 30
    $775
    On this 8-hour trip, you'll be able to go a bit further into the ocean to target a wide range of species. You can also choose to stay within the Delaware Bay to target inshore fish. Your targets include Flounder, Black Drum, Bluefish, Tautog, Striped Bass, Bonito, and various Shark species, depending on the time of year. You can also catch Mahi, Wahoo and other pelagics the more offshore you go. Whether you're a hardcore angler or you just want to sit back and relax, it's completely up to you!
  • Private trip
    Full Day – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Dec 30
    $875
    Trolling trips usually take place in July and August. You'll be fishing within 30 miles off the coast, depending on the weather. You'll be trolling above reefs, lumps, and lobster pots for Wahoo, Bluefish, Bonito, False Albacore, and occasionally Wahoo and Mahi. You may also encounter larger Tuna species like the Bluefin. Please note, these trips need to be planned last minute due to incoming wind and weather patterns. Capt. Jim will be keeping a close eye on the weather reports and keep you updated.
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About the Charter Operator

Fins and Feathers Outfitters
Avalon, New Jersey, United States
Angler's Choice
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
63 Customer reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since April 2019
Captain Jim Weiser has been fishing off the coast of New Jersey for over 40 years. He’s a certified Master Captain with the U.S. Coast Guard and has been running charters on the Delaware Bay and near coastal waters of the Atlantic since 1995. Capt. Jim targets Flounder, Croakers, Stripers, Black Drum, Bluefish, Trout, Sharks, and whatever else bites! You’ll be supplied with top-notch rods and reels, as well as bait and lures. Get ready for a productive fishing trip and join Fins and Feathers Outfitters for an adventure off the coast of New Jersey with one of their captains!

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Dogfish Dogfish

Boat specs

Parker (Center console) originally built in 1998. Powered by 2 115HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Up to 30 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Twin units
Fishfinder
Twin Loran units
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Removable
Life Jackets
Including kids' sizes

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn, Ugly Stik, & Daiwa
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

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
All ages are welcome!
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal

Not included in the trip

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

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Recent Fishing Reports

Kids trips in the back water, and update
Kids trips in the back water, and update
July 27, 2022
Ran a few family vacation trips in the backwater. Temps today 78 in back bay which is pushing fish out of the backwater. Still caught about 2 dozen in back bay with 1 keeper. Numbers are dropping but it is august in 2 days. These fish will be on the reefs. Wildwood reef produced some flounder, sea bass and skates. TI reef was a little slow but saved the day with some cobia moving thru. 6 in one school. Tight lines to all.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 62 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Half Day with Captain Jim
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Angler Rating
58
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Franco P.
Dover, NJ
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Half Day with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on August 3, 2022
Our family had a fantastic morning with Captain Jim.  He is knowledgeable, friendly, has tremendous experience and is just...
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Karen J.
New Haven, CT
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Half Day Fishing with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 21, 2022
We were a party of 5 adults who took a morning fishing trip with Captain Jim. His boat was safe, fast and able to get into...
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Michael K.
Reading, PA
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Morning trip with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 26, 2022
Did the morning trip with Captain Jim and it was a fantastic day. Jim put my three grandchildren on the bite and they managed...
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C E. W.
Malvern, PA
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on July 28, 2022
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Daniel M.
Washington, District Of Columbia
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Morning with Captain Jim on the water

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 14, 2022
Jim was great, turned a bad weather day in to an enjoyable morning and fresh catch snack for lunch
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FAQs about Fins and Feathers Outfitters

Fins and Feathers Outfitters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip – Black Drum (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - Night Bite Black Drum (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - Reef fishing trip (5 hours)
  • $775 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $875 per group - Full Day – Trolling (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fins and Feathers Outfitters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS Twin units
  • Fishfinder Twin Loran units
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers Removable
  • Life Jackets Including kids' sizes

Trips booked with Fins and Feathers Outfitters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Ugly Stik, & Daiwa )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Fins and Feathers Outfitters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 30 miles )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Fins and Feathers Outfitters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fins and Feathers Outfitters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Dogfish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Lemon)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tautog
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Wahoo