Tara Anne Sport Fishing

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Join Tara Anne Sport Fishing for an exclusive adventure and get ready to load the captain’s boat with lots of fish! Your guide for the day, Captain Joe Lyons, has been fishing the waters off the coast of Wildwood, NJ for over 45 years and guiding for 23 years. His charter service is designed for all types of anglers, from beginners to experts, and invites kids of all ages to join in on the fun.

Your vessel for the day is a 30’ Island Hopper pilothouse, powered by a 330 HP Cummins engine. She comes with all the necessary safety gear and top-of-the-line equipment and electronics to ensure a successful and safe ride. Inside, you’ll find a private toilet and a spacious seating area to relax. She also comes with a Bluetooth radio so you can listen to your favorite songs while you fish.

The Atlantic waters off the coast of Wildwood are filled with a wide variety of fish. Capt. Joe will take you trolling for species such as Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Bonito, and Striped Bass, and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to bottom fish for Flounder, Triggerfish, Tautog, Black Drum, and Black Seabass.

You’ll be provided with state-of-the-art Penn gear, as well as high-performance lures and live bait. Your fishing license is included as well, so just arrive 15 minutes early and everything else will be taken care of.

After your trip, the crew will also offer to clean and fillet your catch, so you can go home and enjoy a nice savory meal with the family. Everything is covered, so all you need to bring is snacks and drinks and any other personal items you may need for the ride.

Get ready for an exciting journey and join Tara Anne Sport Fishing in Wildwood, NJ. Invite the whole family and don’t forget to bring your camera so you can capture each special moment on board!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 15
    $950
    price breakdown
    $950
    Join Tara Anne Sport Fishing for a full-day inshore fishing trip. Your target species include Black Drum, Striped Bass, Black Seabass, Flounder, Triggerfish, Tautog, and more. Rods, reels, and tackle are provided and your fishing license is covered by the boat. Just arrive 15 minutes early, feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and get ready for an action-packed adventure off the coast of Wildwood!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 15
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    This trip is ideal for those looking to do a combination of several different techniques. Travel time is 1 hour each way, so you'll have 4 hours of fishing, which is more than enough time to catch some delicious fish. Target species include Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Back Seabass, Striped Bass, Flounder, Triggerfish, and more. Rods, reels, bait, and licenses are included. Just come 15 minutes before departure and get ready to have the adventure of a lifetime!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 15
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    This is the perfect trip if you're looking to get out on the water for a few hours and still catch a large amount of fish. Travel time is anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour each way, so you'll spend about 2–3 full hours fishing. You'll be trolling for Blues, Spanish Mackerel, and Bonito or bottom fishing for Black Seabass and Flounder. Fishing gear and licenses are included. Arrive 15 minutes before departure and get ready for a fun adventure!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 15
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    This is a great trip for the whole family, especially if you've got kids! You'll travel about 30 minutes to an hour to and from the fishing ground, which means you'll have 2–3 hours of fishing. You'll have the opportunity to troll for Spanish Mackerel, Bonito, and Bluefish or bottom fish for Black Seabass and Flounder. Rods, reels, tackle, and licenses are included. Just be sure to arrive 15 minutes before departure and get ready to create lasting memories with Tara Anne Sport Fishing!
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About the Captain

Joe Lyons
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States
Angler's Choice
13 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2019
Captain Joe Lyons has been fishing for about 5 decades and has been a licensed captain for over 23 years. His son is also a licensed captain and his first mate. Saltwater runs through the Lyons veins and they’re proud of their fishing heritage. Their favorite part of the job is being out on the water and teaching kids how to fish. Capt. Joe invites you and the family on an exclusive adventure off the coast of Wildwood, NJ!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tautog Tautog
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Island Hopper (Pilothouse) originally built in 2002. Powered by a 330HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
30 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
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.90
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
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Experience
Half Day Trip with Captain Joe Lyons and his first mate Joey.
Half Day Trip with Captain Joe Lyons and his first mate Joey.
Half Day Trip with Captain Joe Lyons and his first mate Joey.
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Laura M.
Manheim, PA
 5.00
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Half Day trip with Captain Joe!

VERIFIED   NEW  July 17, 2020
We were a group of girls in town for a bachelorette weekend looking for a fun and unique activity. This was perfect! The weather...
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Scott H.
Cape May, New Jersey
 5.00
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Excellent trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 22, 2020
We took three kids (2,6,8) blue and mackerel fishing. Captain and crew where awesome!  Great fishing we caught a whole...
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Mark M.
Trappe, PA
 5.00
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Fishing with Joe

VERIFIED   NEW  August 5, 2020
We had a great trip today.. we limited out on blue fish, as well as, got into sea bass, mackerel, and flounder.. captain an...
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Joseph M.
Audubon, NJ
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Half day trip with Capt Nick

VERIFIED   NEW  July 29, 2020
Chartered the boat for a trip with my family who were all inexperienced fisherman. They put us on fish right away. Capt Nick...
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Dave B.
Sewell, NJ
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Half day morning trip resulted in lots of fish.

VERIFIED   NEW  July 23, 2020
Captain Nick and 1st Mate Joey had us on the fish immediately. Caught loads of Mackerel and Blues.  I’d recommend...
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