Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’

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 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Dec 15
    $300
    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.

About the Charter Operator

John Wilkinson
Brigantine, New Jersey, United States
21 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
71 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since May 2014
"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!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Dogfish Dogfish

Flounder Flounder
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Tautog Tautog
Weakfish 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
Fishfinder
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 16, 2021
After I booked James reached out promptly. I informed him that the trip was was for myself and my 6 year old son. Captain James...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 19, 2021
It was my 1st time fishing along with my sons had a great experience with captain James and definitely recommend their services...
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Silver Spring, PA
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 26, 2021
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 3, 2020
Captain James kept us entertained and on fish all day.  A lot of fun!
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FAQs about Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’

Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’ offers the following trip to customers:
  • $300 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’ include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’ offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’ offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’ include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Dogfish
  • Flounder
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tautog
  • Weakfish