Side Job Sportfishing Charters

Whether you want to head inshore or offshore, Side Job Sportfishing Charters has a trip for you. Captain James Richardella, who has nearly 3 decades of fishing experience, is ready and waiting to show you an awesome fishing adventure.

Step on board his recently restored 38’ Topaz. You and 5 of your friends will be able to fish in comfort on this spacious vessel. The boat has twin 450 HP Detroit engines that will see you on top of the fish before you know it. There is full safety and navigational equipment on board, so you can fish with peace of mind.

There are great amenities on board for you. From a full head to a BBQ, a flybridge, and a fighting chair. Whether you’re reeling in your catch or on the ride out, every moment will be enjoyable with Side Job Sportfishing Charters.

Whatever your age or skill level Capt. James knows there is a fish out here with your name on it. Whether you are going inshore for Striped Bass or Seabass, or heading further offshore for Tuna, there is something for everyone.

Children are more than welcome on board and will love the inshore trips. These are family orientated and will soon have the little ones fishing like a pro. Everything you need for a successful fishing trip is included in the price. From top quality rods and reels, to the bait you’ll help catch. Even your fishing license for the day is included. You will need to bring along your own packed lunch.

Book now for an unforgettable trip that will have you coming back time and time again.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Day – Tuna Canyon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    18 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $3,300
    price breakdown
    $3,300
    This extended trip will see you targeting Yellowfin Tuna. You'll head offshore and have a great time. All rods, reels, and tackle are included. Please bring along plenty of food – you'll need to keep your energy up.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $875
    price breakdown
    $875
    This trip is available year round and will see you targeting Striper, Blackfish, Seabass, and more inshore fish. Everything you need for a great day fishing is included, from your rods and reels right down to your fishing license. You'll only need to bring along your own packed lunch.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Striper
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Dec 25
    $875
    price breakdown
    $875
    Have a great day going after Striper! All fishing gear and tackle are included. Even your fishing license for the day is provided. Please bring along a packed lunch.
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About the Captain

James Richardella
Belmar, New Jersey, United States
7 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since September 2017
Captain James Richardella owns and runs Side Job Sportfishing Charters. He has nearly 3 decades of fishing experience all over the world. He enjoys participating in tournaments and has scored big in some of the biggest competitions. Capt. James also works as a firefighter and EMT, but fishing has always been his passion.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Topaz (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1984, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 450HP Detroit engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
38 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
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 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
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (10)
4.90
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Great day with Fishing in August!
Great day with Fishing in August!
Full day Trip With Captain Kevin
+7
Angler Rating
6
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Frank L.
Upton, MA
 5.00
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Full day inshore trip

VERIFIED   August 6, 2020
Fantastic day of fishing. Our Captain threaded the needle to keep us between the weather fronts and kept us on fish...
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James P.
Paterson, New Jersey
 5.00
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Full day Trip With Captain Kevin

VERIFIED   August 8, 2020
Had an awesome time with Cpt. Kevin and his 1st mate Corey. They were awesome made the fishing trip amazing.  They were...
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Robert B.
Cassville, New Jersey
 5.00
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Great day with Fishing in August!

VERIFIED   NEW  August 28, 2020
Best day of the year.  Lots of bonitos and albacore caught today.  It was awesome!
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Kerlyne T.
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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8hr fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 21, 2020
AMAZING!! Captain and crew service was great!! We felt comfortable and safe during the entire trip! Will definitely book again...
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Vishal L.
New York, NY
 5.00
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Fishing with James

VERIFIED   July 31, 2020
Amazing day out fishing on the Side Job. They were amazing all day and helped us catch 14 Spanish Mackerel and 4 Bonita Fisn
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