Fischon Charters

If you want to fish or cruise out of the Avalon area, join Fischon Charters! Captain Chris Farschon will set you up for an enjoyable day on the water aboard the Fischon. He’s been fishing and boating in South Jersey for over 25 years. Capt. Chris’s specialties are nearshore and offshore ocean fishing. Experienced and novice anglers are all welcome!

Come aboard the Fischon, a 25’ Carolina Classic, recently updated and repowered with twin 300 HP Yamaha outboards. The boat is equipped with all USGC required and some additional safety items (pfd’s, radios, radar, EPIRB, vaccinated Captain, full cleaning between trips, etc.), a full weather enclosure, and cuddy cabin with a porta potty.  She is an extremely sturdy and safe craft that can whisk you to and from the fishing grounds with speed and ease.  For 2022 we added a spot lock trolling motor that increases the fishing time over wrecks.

When it comes to fish species you can catch, Tog and Stripers are best in the spring and fall, Sea Bass and Bluefish most of the year, Flounder all summer, and various ocean pelagic fish most of the season. Trips range from about 4 hours to extended days and cover the back bays (smooth water) to the nearshore and offshore ocean (condition dependent). Just ask about times and places to fish and your captain will be happy to craft a trip for you.

Each trip is customizable to suit your needs and goals. You can bring your lucky rod if you like, but do remember to bring your food, drinks, camera, and appropriate clothes for the season. Please no aerosol sunscreen or bug repellent (creams are preferred). All tackle, bait, and fishing knowledge are included with every trip.

Your trip is all about your enjoyment and Fischon Charters is happy to share (or listen to) tips and techniques to help you catch more fish and have a great time!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 31
    $500
    This 4-hour trip can take you to the smooth waters of the back bays or up to 10 miles into the nearshore ocean for a variety of fish. Depending on the season, we will target Tautog, Flounder, Striped Bass, Weakfish, Seabass, and a number of other species. Please call Capt. Chris to design the best trip for you. All bait and tackle are provided and start times are flexible.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 31
    $750
    This 6-hour trip can take you from the smooth waters of the back bays up to 25 miles into the nearshore ocean for a variety of fish. Depending on the season, we will target Tautog, Flounder, Striped Bass, Weakfish, Bluefish, Seabass, Mahi, and a number of other species. Please call Capt. Chris to design the best trip for when and where you want to go fishing. All bait and tackle are provided and start times are flexible.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 31
    $950
    This 8-hour trip can take you up to 35 miles into the nearshore ocean for a variety of fish. Depending on the season we will target Tautog, Flounder, Striped Bass, Weakfish, Bluefish, Seabass, Mahi, and a number of other species. This 8-hour trip is plenty of time to get to the deep water seabass grounds when seabass are in season. Please call Capt. Chris to design the best trip for when and where you want to go fishing. All bait and tackle are provided and start times are flexible.
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About the Captain

Christopher Farschon
Avalon, New Jersey, United States
ID & License verified
6 Customer reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since August 2021
I've been boating and fishing my whole life. I moved to Cape May County in 1990 and have fished the bays and oceans ever since. My specialties are nearshore and offshore fishing.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Boat specs

Carolina Classic (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha F300 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Cape May County Back Bays
Nearshore Fishing
Up to 20 miles offshore
Offshore Fishing
Over 20 miles offshore
Wreck Fishing
Wrecks and Reef sites

Fishing techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
porta potty in private cabin
GPS
Simrad
Fishfinder
Simrad nss9 evo3
Bed
V-berth
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Includes all rigs and sinkers
Live Bait
When we use live spot they are $3 per bait
Lures
Trolling and jigging lures are included
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Please no infants or toddlers
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Captain cleans your 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
PayPal

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Customer reviews

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Awesome Day!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip on July 24, 2022
Booked a 4 hour trip as a gift to my brother, dad and husband. Capt. Chris was friendly and helpful throughout day and the...
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Carmen G.
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on June 11, 2022
Had an amazing time with everyone. Captain Chris is extremely nice and professional And knows what he is doing. Was my first...
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on April 16, 2022
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Kathy S.
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on September 11, 2021
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Half day trip with Captain Chris

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore/Back Bays on August 15, 2021
A tough day of fishing with strong NE winds was made both comfortable and fun for two 14 year old boys with little fishing...
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FAQs about Fischon Charters

Fischon Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $950 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fischon Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet porta potty in private cabin
  • GPS Simrad
  • Fishfinder Simrad nss9 evo3
  • Bed V-berth
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Radar 4G

Trips booked with Fischon Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Includes all rigs and sinkers)
  • Live Bait (When we use live spot they are $3 per bait)
  • Lures (Trolling and jigging lures are included)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Fischon Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Cape May County Back Bays)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Up to 20 miles offshore)
  • Offshore Fishing (Over 20 miles offshore)
  • Wreck Fishing (Wrecks and Reef sites)

Fischon Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fischon Charters include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Tautog
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)