Charter Operator
John Wilkinson

Member since May 2014 Brigantine, United States
Background
"I started as a captain in 1972 and I love having novice customers catch their first big fish. My favorite fish is Striped Bass." Captain John Wilkinson has a 100 ton United States Coast Guard master's license. He's been fishing the local waters since '68 – he can put you on the hottest bite around!

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Brigantine, United States
Background
"I started as a captain in 1972 and I love having novice customers catch their first big fish. My favorite fish is Striped Bass." Captain John Wilkinson has a 100 ton United States Coast Guard master's license. He's been fishing the local waters since '68 – he can put you on the hottest bite around!

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Babu Sport Fishing Charters, Inc.

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Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’

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Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.77
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out of 5 stars from 47 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Josh V. M.
Mays Landing, New Jersey
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Family Fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip - Bay (PM) on May 2, 2021
Excellent day out on the water great experience. Captain John and his first mate James are really great and friendly make you...
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Michael S.
Barnegat, NJ
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Half Day Bay Fishing with Captain John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (AM) on September 6, 2020
Perfect day today for fishing the bay. Captain John and First Mate Ron could not have been better and put us on the fish. I...
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Lee L.
United States
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4 hour bay trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (PM) on August 21, 2020
We had a great time on **hidden content**.  The Captain and Mate were very friendly and knowledgeable.  We all caught fish,...
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Daniel J.
Furlong, Pennsylvania
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Half Day Trip with Capt John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (AM) on August 12, 2020
We took our four kids for a trip with Capt John and Little John the mate. They put us on some good fish and kids all caught...
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Tyler C.
Blakely, PA
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Half day sea bass trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Striper (AM) on July 25, 2020
We had our limits with in 45 minutes of fishing, they re geared up and got us on different species of fish. We will be making...
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