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

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PrimeTime Fishing Charters

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Customer Reviews

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4.95
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Oscar S.
Ithaca, NY
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Great Fishing Trip Awesome Captain

VERIFIED   NEW  7 Hour Bass & Bottom Fishing on May 2, 2021
We had a great time with Captain Karl. He was knowledgeable and very nice. We trolled for stripers and caught a few and Karl...
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Joseph L.
Long Valley, NJ
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Afternoon Trip with Captain Karl

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on August 28, 2020
Honesty, Safety & Ethics. First 3 words that pop into my head about our trip on August 28th. Karl was honest with us about...
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Gregory S.
Florham Park, NJ
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Fun Half Day on Sandy Hook Bay

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on June 15, 2020
I had great half day with Prime Time.  I own a small 16 foot bass boat that I just outfitted with a 50HP engine. Never been...
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Billy M.
Westfield, New Jersey
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Trip with Captain Karl On Primetime

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on June 21, 2020
Captain Karl is the perfect host. It was my 9 year old’s first time on a boat and the Captain made him feel at ease and...
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Edwin W.
Ruskin, FL
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Half day inshore trip with Capt Karl

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 25, 2020
This was a great trip. Captain Karl was instructive and helpful, while letting my son and I enjoy fishing together. More importantly,...
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