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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Excellent
4.8 / 5
(86 reviews)
Brigantine
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Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 103 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Half day with Babu Charters - Captain James Wilkinson
Half day with Babu Charters - Captain James Wilkinson
Half day with Babu Charters - Captain James Wilkinson
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Caught fish
87%
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Maria F.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM) on June 10, 2023
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James E.
Schenectady, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fantastic trip with captain tim

VERIFIED   4 Hour Ocean/Striper on August 3, 2023
What a day. My two kids and I enjoyed every minute. Captain tim was determined to find only the best spots and he did. We caught...
James E. recommends Babu Sport Fishing Charters, Inc.
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Deana C.
Philadelphia, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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This is a vacation highlight!!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 2, 2023
My boys are 8 & 10 and the Captain was so good with them.  He taught them about the fish and area.  My youngest fell in love...
Deana C. recommends Babu Sport Fishing Charters - 19’
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Nikita M.
Moorestown, NJ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hr charter with Captain John

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Bay on August 27, 2023
We had a great time fishing with Captain John. Unfortunately no keepers but he tried his best to find the hood spots. Great...
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Melissa M.
Berwick, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Morning Flounder Fishing

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) on June 3, 2023
During the 8-12 am trip we never had to many dull moments. The captain knew exactly where to go and was so quick and helpful...
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