Savannah Ray Charters

Come and explore some of the best inshore waters along the East Coast with Savannah Ray Charters. Based out of Neptune City, NJ, you’ll hit up the brackish waters of the Shark River, getting your fish on against monster, prized fish.

Captain Bill Jemison remembers hunting the woods for worms to use as bait for Catfish as a boy, and has graduated over the years to fish the rich waters of the Atlantic. After retiring from the fire service, he’s now able to dedicate his life to fishing, and promises a passionate, exciting trip to sea.

Step aboard the 25’ Steiger Craft pilothouse and explore the rich waters off the Jersey Shore. Built specifically for fishing these choppy waters, she’ll cut through the waves with ease, as you settle in for a comfortable day out. Up to 6 guests are welcome aboard to make yourselves at home, all you need to do is bring some drinks and snacks aboard and settle in for the day.

When it comes to the fishing, you’ll have everything you need for a productive day on the water. The boat boasts outriggers to help you troll, while you’ll have plenty of live bait to entice the bite of your target fish.

Try bottom fishing and trolling for the best results, as you go after some of the East Coast’s most prized creatures. Striped Bass, Fluke, Seabass, Bluefish, Tautog, and many more delicious fish will provide for a day full of fun, with plenty of rewards to take back to shore.

At the end of your trip, Capt. Bill will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home, so you’ll get to enjoy the fruits of your labor right away.

Whether rain or shine, Savannah Ray Charters will take you to sea. Come and discover the productive waters and head home with lifelong memories and plenty of fish!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    Make the most of the rich waters out of Neptune City, NJ, as you spend 7 hours exploring the nearshore shallows. On this trip, you'll have the chance to vary your fishing techniques to fill the boat with delicious fish. Try bottom fishing and trolling to entice the bite of tough-fighting creatures like Seabass, Striped Bass, and Bluefish, or go after tasty Tautog, Fluke, and many more, as you look to land plenty of fish to take home to fill the freezer.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    up to 6 persons
    What better way to start the day than with an exciting trip to sea? Head out to the productive nearshore waters off the Jersey Shore and get your fish on against some tough-fighting and tasty fish. Put your bottom fishing skills to the test as you try to land such beauties as Striped Bass, Seabass, Blackfish, Bluefish, Fluke, and more, as you try to fill the boat with some delicious creatures to take home for lunch and beyond.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $400
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to take it easy in the morning, there's no need to miss out on the incredible fishing on offer out of New Jersey. Get your fish on over the course of 3 hours as you head to the rich nearshore waters of Shark River Inlet and around. These waters are full of exciting and delicious fish, and you'll out your angling skills to the test to land beauties like Seabass, Blackfish, Bluefish, Striped Bass, and Fluke.

About the Captain

Bill Jemison
Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since May 2019
An avid angler his whole life, Captain Bill has spent years perfecting his fishing technique. From catching Catfish with worms in the local area to heading out to the Atlantic, he's got experience like no other and promises to use it all to help you fill the boat. He's been running charters since the early 2000s, and knows exactly what makes a successful fishing trip, so geat ready for a fun-filled day out.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped)
Bluefish
Flounder
Seabass (Black)

Tautog

Boat Specs

Steiger Craft (Pilothouse) originally built in 2004. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
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5.00
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Half day of gold memories
Half day of gold memories
Half day of gold memories
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Mark W.
Annapolis, MD
 5.00
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Excellent trip. Great experience

VERIFIED   September 29, 2019
Captain and first mate were great.  Saw whales.  Caught 15 keepers.  Brought my 5 and 7 year old sons. ...
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Joe G.
East Brunswick, NJ
 5.00
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Half day of gold memories

VERIFIED   August 20, 2019
Capt and boat very well equipped. Had plenty of action kept everyone busy. Nailed some keeper doormats. Tx captain
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