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Capt Dave

Owner operated,  servicing the sportfishing and cruising community since 1978. Families and first timers a specialty. Scattering of ashes. Catering is available for all charters.



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About the Captain

David Dzielak
Highlands, New Jersey, United States
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 9 hours
Member since August 2020

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Flounder Flounder

Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Weakfish Weakfish

Boat Specs

Tiara (Flybridge) originally built in 1987, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 370HP Marine Power engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
37 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (19)
3.67
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
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Experience
Half day with capt Dave
Half day with capt Dave
September fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
67%
Friendly captain
67%
Recommend this charter
67%
Appropriate for children
50%
Satisfied with the boat
67%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Tim B.
Sussex, NJ
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Dave

VERIFIED   3/4 day 6 hours on August 27, 2020
The fish were biting today!!! We had an excellent trip and the staff was very accommodating!!!
Tim B. recommends Capt Dave
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Biagio T.
Morristown, NJ
 5.00
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 day 6 hours on September 6, 2020
Had a fantastic time. Dave and Anthony were great! Highly recomend
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Phillip S.
Woodland Park, NJ
 1.00
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Half day with capt Dave

VERIFIED   3/4 day on October 11, 2020
Starting off half an hour into the trip before getting far into the water, an engine and belt broke which he had no spare parts...
Phillip S. does not recommend Capt Dave
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