Come visit the quaint community of Old Bridge, New Jersey, and discover the fishing potential of local bays. When in the neighborhood contact Ebbtide Fishing Charters and they’ll set you up with a fishing trip in comfort and style. Regardless of your skill level Captain Robert Henn will take you under his wing and he’ll share his vast fishing experience with you.

Welcome aboard the airconditioned Innovator, flybridge model from 1987. It is 31’ and it can take on groups of 6 guests per trip. The boat is fitted with a double Cummings engine that can go up to 27 kn. For your maximum fishing experience, there’s fishfinding equipment, you can tackle your trophy from the flybridge or a fighting chair. Anglers who want to do some trolling outriggers and outriggers are available.

This charter covers inshore and nearshore areas which include wreck location. Though fish bites all year round, winter is the slowest period, and some species aren’t always available. Generally, you can encounter delicious Flounder, Striped Bass, and depending on the season even Black Seabass and Cod. You can use several fishing techniques like light and heavy tackle, deep-sea fishing, trolling, and drift fishing.

Don’t worry about the fishing gear and live bait as it will be waiting for you on board. What’s more, the charter’s got you covered with a New Jersey fishing license. In case you get lucky it’s up to you whether you’ll keep or release your catch. If you do keep it, the crew will happily help you with cleaning. Have in mind that alcohol is not allowed, with a small exception of small quantities of light beer.

Give yourself the chance to get some fresh and delicious fish with Ebbtide Fishing Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 PM
    $600
    This is a 4-hour trip during which you'll target either Fluke and Bluefish in the summer or Striped Bass during the spring and fall. The trip leaves the dock at 4:30 p.m. Due to the extreme rise in fuel cost, we were forced to raise our prices by $50.00 a trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    This is a 4-hour trip during which you'll target Fall Striper and Bluefish. Due to the extreme hike in fuel cost, we were forced to raise our rates by $50.00 a trip.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $850
    Get some extra time with this 7-hour trip, and fully concentrate on your big catch. We'll be targeting Fluke, Flounder, Striped Bass, Sea Bass, or Bluefish. Up to 6 people. Due to the extreme rise in fuel cost, we were forced to raise our rates by $50.00 a trip.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Fall Wreck
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $925
    Spend a whole day out on the water with this 8-hour trip. We'll go for Black Fish, Seabass, Porgy, Ling, and Cod. Up to 6 people. Due to the extreme rise in fuel cost, we were forced to raise our prices by $50.00 a trip.
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About the Captain

Robert Henn
Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
ID & License verified
12 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2021
I started working on the party boats out of Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn when I was 10 years old. I have fished these waters for over 40 years.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Cod Cod
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Innovator (Flybridge) originally built in 1987. Powered by 2 210HP Cummings engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
No Alcohol
No hard alcohol, beer in moderation, no glass
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (12)
Great time!
Great time!
Adler trip
+9
Angler Rating
11
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
78%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Evelio M.
New Providence, NJ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great time!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Fall Wreck on August 26, 2022
Overall a great experience Captain Robert put us on the fish early. The Captain was engaging and his back-up mate also. Only...
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SCOTT K.
Somerset, New Jersey
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

An arm-weary afternoon

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip on August 27, 2022
An excellent afternoon fishing for fluke and seabass. Five keepers, but more than 50 fish in the boat (shorts, sea robins and...
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Pat T.
Hopatcong, NJ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great day

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip on August 24, 2022
Great day with Capt. Bob and crew.  7 keepers….4 Over 4 lbs and one at 6.5lbs. Plus at least 25 shorts.  Highly recommend...
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Bryan A.
Fraser, CO
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Adler trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 2, 2022
We had a great day, both Robert the captain and John the deck hand were very personable outgoing and fun to be around. We might’ve...
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Terry O.
New York, New York
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on August 13, 2022
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FAQs about Ebbtide Fishing Charters

Ebbtide Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 7 Hour Trip (7 hours)
  • $925 per group - Full Day Trip – Fall Wreck (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ebbtide Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Radar

Trips booked with Ebbtide Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Ebbtide Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Ebbtide Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Ebbtide Fishing Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Cod
  • Flounder
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Tautog