Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’

5th St. South & Bay Shore Ave.
Brigantine NJ, United States

Brigantine, New Jersey means one thing to anglers – fabulous inshore fishing around the many islands and inlets of the area, with the ocean bringing in bigger beasts closed to the shore. Babu Sport Fishing Charters knows this well and will put you on the hottest bite in this productive fishery!

Climb on board Captain John’s 19’ Twin Vee Catamaran. She’s quite spacious thanks to her hull design and can easily carry 3 anglers fishing at the same time so bring your best fishing buddies with you. She’s powered by a 115 HP Suzuki engine, which allows you to travel at a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots. The onboard fishfinder ensures that you spend as little time as possible looking for the fish and as much as possible fishing for it.

Capt. John will take you after a wide range of tasty fish that live in the area. Black Seabass, Flounder, Bluefish, Black Drum, and Weakfish are just some of the species you can target. Striped Bass fans will be happy to hear that Cow Stripers are on the catch list; going after them with light tackle is a rewarding challenge!

You will be provided with all the fishing equipment you may need: rods, reels, and tackle. Don’t forget to bring a cooler, so you can bring your tasty catch home – the captain will clean and fillet it after the day is done.

If you’re ready for some serious Striper action or just want to cast some lines in peace and quiet, book a trip with Babu Sport Fishing Charters and set off on a memorable fishing adventure!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 15 Dec
    US$ 300
    up to 3 persons
    On this trip you will focus on casting lures or plugs for Striped Bass or Bluefish. You can also do drifting with live bait, but that's rare. The captain will supply you with necessary equipment.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 15 Dec
    US$ 300
    up to 3 persons
    This trip is primarily about going after Bluefish and Striped Bass. The main techniques used are casting lures or plugs with light tackle. Rarey you will get the chance to do some live bait drifting.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped)
Black Drum
Bluefish
Dogfish

Flounder
Seabass (Black)
Tautog
Weakfish

Boat Specs

Twin Vee (Catamaran) originally built in 2002. Powered by a 115HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. 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 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
PayPal
Checks

About the Charter Operator

John Wilkinson
Brigantine, New Jersey, United States
Member since May 2014
26
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"I started as a captain in 1972 and I love having novice customers catch their first big fish. My favorite fish is Striped Bass." Captain John Wilkinson has a 100 ton United States Coast Guard master's license. He's been fishing the local waters since '68 – he can put you on the hottest bite around!
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 93%

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Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (2)
4.67
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
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Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
75%
Catch intended fish
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Ken Ziegler
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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Half day

VERIFIED   July 21, 2018
Captain John was great always keeping our lines baited so my son and I could catch 33 flounder,2 keepers and 5 only 1/8”...
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Robert Weaver
Bloomsburg, PA
 5.00
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Great day with captain James

VERIFIED   July 16, 2018
Beatiful day and my stepsons each caught plenty of fish and one keeper each.  Captain James is a great guy and he knows...
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Norman Gerber
Vincentown, New Jersey
 5.00
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Half Day Light Tackle

VERIFIED   June 29, 2017
Great job Captain James!  Will be coming back again for another trip.  Caught 11 shorts and 3 keeper flounder. ...
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Dennis Rigel
Takoma Park, Maryland
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Light Tackle Guided Fishing AM

VERIFIED   August 25, 2017
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