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2016 Best Boat Trip for People Who Want to Catch Fish

Time Out Charters

If you enjoy fishing on an overcrowded boat with gruff crew members who are just in it for the paycheck, look elsewhere. Captain Scott Newhall, who works out of the Absecon area, has been catching big ones at the Jersey Shore for most of his 40 years, and he loves showing newcomers the ropes on his modern 21-foot fishing charter, which holds up to four passengers. The boat is outfitted with top-of-the-line equipment, and Newhall knows where the fish are and will put you on top of them, whether you want flounder or striped bass for dinner. Read More »

, Absecon, NJ | 609-569-1601 | Website

2010 Best Place to Hook 'Em High

Sea Devil, Point Pleasant Beach

There are plenty of fishing boats in South Jersey, but on Captain Bob Pennington's Sea Devil, you and 17 of your best friends can spend 23 hours (5 p.m. to 4 p.m. the next day) tuna fishing with a pro. After 39 years of commercial fishing in these waters, Captain Bob knows how to find the fish, so expect to bring your cooler home packed with sushi-ready yellowfin. Cost is $325 per person, tackle included; rod rental is $20 each. Read More »

405 Channel Drive, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ | 732-701-1094 | Website