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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4.78
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out of 5 stars from 51 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Tyler T.
Catasauqua, PA
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Fishing with John

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Offshore on July 13, 2019
Captain John and James were motivated fishermen and good conversationalists. My buddies and I went out for an 8 hour trip and...
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Wanlin H.
Newark, Delaware
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8 hour offshore sharking tour

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Offshore on May 30, 2019
Although a bit foggy at first, it was a super nice day beyond our expectation after we went offshore. Captain John was super...
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Drew P.
Oneonta, NY
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Bay Trip with Captain John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Ocean/Striper (AM) on August 24, 2019
Had and amazing time and would highly recommend the trip. The captain and the deckhand were very helpful from setting up your...
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Kim P.
Carlisle, PA
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Awesome trip!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Ocean/Striper (AM) on August 9, 2019
Captain John and his first mate were knowledgeable and helpful.  All three of my older teenagers caught a bunch of fish and...
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Patrick M.
Marlton, NJ
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Amazing half day Sea Bass trip with Captain John

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Striper on June 16, 2018
We had the best fishing experience of our lives today with Captain John and his first mate James. Together we caught over 50...
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