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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Brigantine
trips from $450

Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’

4.8 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (11)
Brigantine

Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.8
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out of 5 stars from 71 reviews
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Great way to start our trip!
Fishing with John
July fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Aleksandr S.
Houghton, MI
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July 4th 8 hour trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Offshore on July 4, 2021
We had a great experience with captan John and his son Andrew. Both were very professional and friendly. There were 5 of us...
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Adi K.
Lebanon, NH
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Early fall fishing (9/25/21)

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bay on September 25, 2021
We had a great experience with Captain John and his First Mate, Ron. They were friendly, helpful, and very knowledgeable about...
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Justin P.
Philadelphia, PA
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Half day with Captain James

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 16, 2021
After I booked James reached out promptly. I informed him that the trip was was for myself and my 6 year old son. Captain James...
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Michaela C.
North Syracuse, NY
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Great way to start our trip!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Ocean/Striper (AM) on August 9, 2021
We had a special request of a later start time and communication and flexibility with the captain was fantastic. Really nice...
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Todd S.
Massillon, OH
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Best fishing trip to date

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (AM) on July 13, 2021
captain John and his first mate Ron were two of the nicest guys to spend a morning with finishing . We had a great time and...
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