Captain
Karl McKenna

Member since November 2014 Highlands, United States
Background
Captain Karl McKenna has been fishing all over the Sandy Hook and the Raritan Bay area almost all of his life. He has over 4 decades of experience fishing and diving in the waters of New Jersey. A lifetime of fishing has taught him all the tricks necessary for catching the popular species that stalk these waters. He's also been diving in this area since 1974.
Techniques
I specialize in light tackle fishing for Stripers, Bluefish, Weakfish and Fluke. I am also enthusiastic about Fly-fishing for Stripers and Bluefish

Hey, I'm Captain Karl McKenna

Highlands, United States
Background
Captain Karl McKenna has been fishing all over the Sandy Hook and the Raritan Bay area almost all of his life. He has over 4 decades of experience fishing and diving in the waters of New Jersey. A lifetime of fishing has taught him all the tricks necessary for catching the popular species that stalk these waters. He's also been diving in this area since 1974.
Techniques
I specialize in light tackle fishing for Stripers, Bluefish, Weakfish and Fluke. I am also enthusiastic about Fly-fishing for Stripers and Bluefish
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listing

PrimeTime Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(33 reviews)
Highlands
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trips from $500

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 33 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (31)
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Rob C.
Owasco, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Bottom fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  7 Hour Fluke & Bottom Fish on June 25, 2022
We went to multiple locations and the captain had top of the line fishing gear for us to use.  Captain was great.
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Daniel C.
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day with Captain Karl

VERIFIED   NEW  7 Hour Fluke & Bottom Fish on June 9, 2022
Couldn’t have asked for a better boat captain. He made sure everyone had a good time and offered the best advice to catch...
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Martin B.
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

7hour trip

VERIFIED   7 Hour Fluke & Bottom Fish on May 1, 2022
Perfect day the fish was hard to bite but carl make it hapen we pull 8 fish in the boat and lost a few on i highly recommend...
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Mark H.
New Hope, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

August fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on August 8, 2021
We had a great time with Captain Karl.  The weather did not play fair for us but that didn’t ruin our day.  We caught...
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Jack P.
Kiryas Joel, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Carl

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on August 27, 2021
My son (15 years old) and I had an AMAZING time today with Captain Carl. We highly recommend him. He is so knowledgeable and...
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