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

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(49 reviews)
Angler's choice
Highlands
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 49 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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7 Hour Charter
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Vincent M.
West Orange, NJ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

7 Hour Charter

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip on July 26, 2023
This was my 12 year old’s first fishing trip. He loves to fish, but to date had only fished in fresh water. Captain Karl...
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JR M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fun day of fishing.

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 24, 2023
Captain Karl was a very nice and professional guide. Unfortunately we did not land the flounder we were hoping for (we caught...
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Adriana N.
Doylestown, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Father’s Day Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 13, 2023
My dad used to fish for flounder when he was a teenager, so for Father’s Day, I surprised him with this fishing trip :) We...
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Christopher H.
Mount Wolf, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Karl

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip on August 6, 2023
Capt Karl was top notch throughout the entire day! Perfect weather Sea Bass and Fluke were running hard and we had a blast!
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William Z.
Warren, NJ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great experience!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 15, 2023
Great captain and boat.  Works hard to get u on the fish.  And super patient with my 11 year old son.
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