Tale Chaser Sportfishing is located in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, and promises to show you a memorable time in the productive waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 38’ Henriques flybridge that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a flybridge, toilet, shower, kitchen, bed, air-conditioning, an ice-bo, and more for your convenience.

Captain Steven will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves anything from 4 hour to 2 day adventures, where you’ll fish a range of Bass, Flounder, Dolphin, Tuna, Bonito, Black Seabass, Shark, and more, depending on the season and conditions on the day.

On each of these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as bottom fishing, big game fishing, trolling, jigging, spinning, and drift fishing, as you hone in on your angling skills to land that dream catch.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters – fishing. Before joining a trip, make sure to buy the necessary fishing licenses for all on board. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip, so there’s nothing left to do but book your trip now and hit the water with Tale Chaser Sportfishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day – Wreck/Bottom Fish (11AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $675
    On this 4 hour trip, you and Captain Steven will have a great time targeting Seabass, Fluke, and many other bottom fish that swim nearshore near the local artificial reefs. The captain will take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait during, as well as catch cleaning and filleting after your trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Wreck/Bottom Fish (6AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $675
    Start early and spend 4 hours with Captain Steven having a great time targeting Seabass, Fluke, and many other bottom fish that swim nearshore near the local artificial reefs. The captain will take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait for your trip, along with cleaning your catch when you're back on shore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Striped Bass (11AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 10 - Dec 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $700
    Start early and spend 4 hours with Captain Steven having a great time targeting Striped Bass that swim nearshore within the regulated 3-mile line. The captain will take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait for your trip, along with cleaning your catch when you're back on shore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Striped Bass (6AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 10 - Dec 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $700
    Start early and spend 4 hours with Captain Steven having a great time targeting Striped Bass that swim nearshore within the regulated 3-mile line. The captain will take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait for your trip, along with cleaning your catch when you're back on shore.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Wreck/Bottom Fish
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $975
    On this trip, you and the crew will spend 8 fun-packed hours fishing wrecks and local artificial reefs. You'll be targeting Fluke, Seabass, and various other bottom fish that swim near the shore. All the rods, reels, tackle, and bait, along with a catch cleaning and filleting service are included.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Striped Bass
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 10 - Dec 1 (Sat, Sun)
    $1,025
    Start early and spend 8 hours with Captain Steven having a great time targeting Striped Bass that swim nearshore within the regulated 3-mile line. The captain will take care of all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait for your trip, along with cleaning your catch when you're back on shore.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $1,500
    Spend 10 hours Shark fishing nearshore. All equipment and bait are provided but a fuel surcharge may be added if the price exceeds $4 per gallon. This trip is targeting all species of Shark within 15 miles of the inlet, with a cleaning and filleting service at the end of the trip.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip – Shark
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $1,875
    Have a memorable time on the water with 12 hours of Shark fishing. The captain supplies you with all the equipment and bait. This trip will be targeting all species of Shark within 40 miles of the inlet. Remember that a fuel surcharge will be added to the price when dock fuel exceeds $4 per gallon.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Mid-Shore Tuna
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $2,300
    With this trip, you and the crew will be chasing Tuna anywhere within 50 miles of the Manasquan Inlet with either trolling or chunking gear, depending on the season. All the equipment and bait will be ready for you when you come on board, so settle in to land these prized creatures.
  • Private trip
    18 Hour Trip – Canyon Tuna
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    18 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $3,400
    Taking place anywhere within 120 miles of the Manasquan Inlet, this trip will take you to chase Tuna along with Mahi, Swordfish, and Tilefish with either trolling or chunking gear, depending on the season. All the equipment and bait are included in the price but if fuel exceeds $4 per gallon, there will be a surcharge.
  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip – Canyon Tuna Overnight
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    2 Day Trip, starts at 1:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $4,500
    You'll be targetting Tuna as well as Mahi, Swordfish, and Tilefish on this mammoth trip. You'll use either trolling or chunking gear, depending on the season. The trip runs anywhere within 120 miles of the Manasquan Inlet and the price covers all the gear and bait. In case the fuel price exceeds $4 per gallon, there will be a fuel charge added to the trip's price.

About the Captain

Steven Foster
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, United States
ID & License verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
Captain Steven has been fishing ever since he was old enough to walk. From freshwater to offshore, if it swims, the captain will chase it, so he invites you and your nearest and dearest to come aboard and try whatever method you like to put meat on the deck.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Henriques (Flybridge) originally built in 1998. Powered by 2 450HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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 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

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Customer reviews

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Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 2 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.5 / 5
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Lazarus G.
Owego, NY
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Afternoon trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Wreck/Bottom Fish (PM) on July 20, 2022
Great for families…we caught over 50 fish. Highly recommend this one!
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Joe S.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   September 17, 2022
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Patrick E.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4.0 / 5
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Wreck/Bottom Fish (PM) on July 11, 2022
Patrick E. recommends Tale Chaser Sportfishing
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FAQs about Tale Chaser Sportfishing

Tale Chaser Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $675 per group - Half Day – Wreck/Bottom Fish (11AM) (4 hours)
  • $675 per group - Half Day – Wreck/Bottom Fish (6AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip – Striped Bass (11AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip – Striped Bass (6AM) (4 hours)
  • $975 per group - Full Day Trip – Wreck/Bottom Fish (8 hours)
  • $1,025 per group - Full Day Trip – Striped Bass (4 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (10 hours)
  • $1,875 per group - Extended Full Day Trip – Shark (12 hours)
  • $2,300 per group - Extended Full Day – Mid-Shore Tuna (12 hours)
  • $3,400 per group - 18 Hour Trip – Canyon Tuna (18 hours)
  • $4,500 per day per group - 2 Day Trip – Canyon Tuna Overnight (2 days)

When you book a trip with Tale Chaser Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Tale Chaser Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Tale Chaser Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Tale Chaser Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tale Chaser Sportfishing include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Lingcod
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)