Fish Finder Marina is a full-service charter company that offers exciting fishing trips out of Brigantine, New-Jersey. The company owns a tackle shop on the premises, so the crew are well-prepared for the current bite. They specialize in family events and outings on the beautiful waters of Brigantine.

Enjoy your adventure with Fish Finder Marina aboard a 27-foot Hydra Sport boat, which can comfortably take up to six guests. Originally built in 1998, it was upgraded in 2006 and comes powered by twin 200 HP Johnson engines with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. The vessel is wheelchair accessible and is fitted with a live bait tank, outriggers and downriggers for a professional fishing experience, an ice-box to keep the catch fresh, and a multimedia system to relax in between the bites. Inside, there is a toilet, a shower, a kitchen, and a bed – what else is needed when spending your day on the water?

Fish Finder III will take you fishing inshore, nearshore, the reefs and wrecks, as well as further offshore. The private charters are four, six, and eight hours on the water, where you will be able to test yourself in bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, drift fishing, and popping. Fish Finder Marina targets a great variety of species, including but not limited to Flounder, Striped Bass, Black Seabass, Tautog, Weakfish, and Bluefish, as well Thresher, Blue, and Mako Sharks.

A trip with Fish Finder III comes inclusive with all the necessary fishing equipment to put your catch together. You will be provided with rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures, as well as the licenses for you and your group. If you decide to keep the catch, it will be cleaned and filleted for you after the trip so that you could taste it for dinner later. As well as that, feel free to bring your own food if you want.

After a day out with Fish Finder Marina, you will have the fish stories which you will remember for years to come.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 25
    $1,050
    This full-day trip includes all the licenses, gear, and tackle to make great catches possible. You will be targeting Striped Bass, Flounder, Weakfish, Bluefish, and many more.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Nov 25
    $750
    This 6-hpur trips os perfect for those who want to spend a few more hours on the water. You will be targeting Flounder, Striped Bass, Bluefish, Tautog, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Afternoon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 25
    $550
    This is ideal for any angler, especially for a group of friends or a family, who wants to catch some fish for dinner and just have a memorable day on the water. You will target Flounder, Striped Bass, Bluefish, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Morning
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Nov 25
    $550
    If you want to spend some quality time with your fishing pole, this trip is ideal for you. You will be fishing for Flounder, Striped Bass, Tautog, and many other species.
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About the Charter Operator

Fish Finder Charters
Brigantine, New Jersey, United States
29 Fishing Reports
151 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since March 2017
Captain Joe Fumo is an avid angler. Joe is 51 years old and has spent most of his life fishing the area of Brigantine. With over 35 years of experience on the local waters, Captain Joe is very familiar with the methods that work best to catch the fish, and where the fish are hiding. Joe has owned a full-service marina for 25 years now and has grown a reputation hardly anyone can beat. He holds a U.S.C.G. 100 gross ton masters license.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Striped Bass
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass

Shark (Blue) Blue Shark
Shark (Mako) Mako Shark
Shark (Thresher) Thresher Shark
Tautog Tautog

Weakfish Weakfish

Boat Specs

HydraSport (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2006. Powered by 2 200HP Johnson engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
Disabled Accessible

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
Visa
Mastercard

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Customer Reviews

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83%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Half day morning trip with captain Tim

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Morning on September 14, 2021
We had a great trip with Tim.  He took us where the fish were biting at the right time of the tide. Boat was clean and comfortable....
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Brigantine, NJ
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Fun fishing!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Morning on July 24, 2021
We had a wonderful time fishing on the fish finder III with Captain Tim! He was a very capable captain who found us a variety...
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Fishing with Fish Finder

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Afternoon on July 15, 2021
How do you keep two teenage boys from the Midwest busy? Take them out fishing with Capt. Tim on the Fish Finder. Had a great...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Afternoon on July 20, 2021
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Family Day

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 6, 2021
Our captain/ guide was Tim.  Very calming and lots of fun.  We only caught 2 keepers but it was a great trip.
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FAQs about Fish Finder III

Fish Finder III offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip - Afternoon (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Trip - Morning (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fish Finder III, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fish Finder III include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Fish Finder III offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Fish Finder III offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fish Finder III include:
  • Bass (Striped)
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Blue)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Shark (Thresher)
  • Tautog
  • Weakfish