Hook-em Charters

Hook-em Charters sails from Liberty Landing Marina in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey. The crew know the zone very well and will work hard to make sure you have an eventful and memorable day out on the water. Any angler is welcome to join the adventure, your age and expertise don’t matter. It also always refreshing to see a smile on a child’s face when they land their first fish!

Enjoy your fishing trip with Hook-em Charters aboard a 26-ft Parker boat. This is a spacious vessel, which comes powered by a 250 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine and has a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots. It is wheelchair accessible and can comfortably take up to six guests. The boat is fully equipped with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, which include a fish finder, a VHF radio, a GPS, and a radar. What is more, there is an anchoring system to make sure the vessel stays rooted to the fishing ground, a toilet, a shower, a kitchen with a refrigerator, and a bed.

Hook-em Charters offers four and eight-hour packages. Whichever trip you choose, you will get an opportunity to land the best fish of the area. Your targeted species will include Tautog, Bluefish, Porgy, Black Seabass, and Striped Bass. When fishing all the hot spots, you will be able to test yourself at popping, jigging, spinning, and bottom fishing.

For your fishing trip with Hook-em Charters, you will be provided with all the necessary equipment to make the catch possible, which include rods, reels, and tackle, as well as lures and live bait. Once caught, your fish can be cleaned and filleted for you to take home to store the freezer. Or eat for dinner!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 1 Jan
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This package is ideal for any angler - beginner to pro. The crew will provide you with everything you need to make the cast and land Bluefish, Porgy, Striped Bass, Tautog, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 1 Jan
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip includes four and a half hours of fishing 20 minutes from the dock. Your targeted species will be Tautog, Black Seabass, and many other species. The crew will provide you with all the necessary equipment to make a great catch possible, you only need to bring your own snacks and drinks with you.
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About the Captain

Don Grippo
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
5 Customer Reviews
Response time 9 hours
Member since January 2017
Captain Don Grippo has been fishing the local waters for over 35 years. His passion for fishing has turned into a successful career: he has been in the business for 21 years. For Don, fishing is not just a passtime, it's a lifestyle.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped)
Scup (Porgy)
Seabass (Black)


Boat Specs

Parker (Pilothouse) originally built in 1997. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

26 ft
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing


Life Jackets
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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
Disabled Accessible


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