Striped Bass - April 22nd

Private Charters

Book your next private party aboard The Captain John

Macy's Fireworks

Book in Advance to ensure your spot aboard The Captain John

Private Fishing Charters

Enjoy an afternoon of fishing with co-workers, family or club members. Book your private fishing trip today.

Welcome Aboard The Captain John

New Jersey's premier fishing and cruising vessel. Located only minutes off the Garden State Parkway, in historic Keyport, NJ, the Captain John offers the finest in fishing experience for the novice or avid angler alike. With over 50 years of combined fishing experience to ensure you will have a safe and enjoyable day of fishing. We offer open 3/4 day and evening fishing trips. In addition we also offer private charters, New York cruises and special event excursions. Our business is like no other as we pride ourselves on having the cleanest boat in the fleet and the most courteous crew in the industry. Whether you are looking to enjoy one of our daily open boat fishing trips, or are booking us for your private charter, the Captain John is sure to provide you with the most memorable experience.

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Whether you are joining us for one of our daily trips, or come out for an evening of fishing, The Captain John is sure to provide you with the most memorable experience.

Private Charters

Book your next corporate outing, private party, family reunion, or group fishing trip aboard The Captain John.


Celebrate Independence Day aboard the Captain John. On July 4th we sail to Manhattan for the spectacular Macy's fireworks display. It is a New York tradition, and it has to be seen in person to be truly appreciated. Please book in advance to ensure your seat.

Check Out The Captain John's 2016 Fishing Schedule

Opening Day - Friday, April 22nd.

Striped Bass - 7:30am-2:30pm

See our full schedule here