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Long Beach Island Fishing, Charters, Marinas

Long Beach Island (LBI) has long held the reputation of being a top fishing destination in New Jersey and among the best on the entire eastern seaboard. The bountiful waters of Barnegat Bay make it a true paradise for fishermen. The area hosts two of the oldest competitions in the United States – the Beach Haven Marlin Tuna Club’s White Marlin Tournament and the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic. Many charters and marinas cater to seasoned anglers and newcomers. They offer expert guidance and the latest equipment, ensuring a rewarding day on the water. For those who prefer to cast their lines independently, the harbors provide everything you need, from bait to boat rentals.

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20 Southwest Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Embark on a family-owned charter fishing boat offering inshore trips targeting flounder, sea bass, tautog, striped bass, and bluefish. You can also opt for offshore trips pursuing tuna, white marlin, blue marlin, wahoo, tilefish, mahi mahi, and swordfish. Or, unwind with a 2-hour sunset cruise on the tranquil waters of Little Egg Harbor Bay.

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1301 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Nestled near Barnegat Inlet, Bayview Harbor offers a protected marina merging two adjacent basins. It has 150 wet slips and 15 jet ski ports, floating docks with 30 and 50-amp service, and on-site mechanics. The north basin features a 40-ton travel lift capable of hauling boats up to 50-55 feet.

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Beach Haven, New Jersey 08008

A non-profit organization providing top-notch fishing charter services in Long Beach Island, NJ. Their boats are part of the distinguished Elite Fleet and operate from the causeway to Holgate and the mainland. They offer all-inclusive services with fuel, bait, ice, tackle, and the mate’s tip.

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20 Southwest Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

This club is your waterfront haven for fun and learning. Elevate your sailing skills with several lessons, or join the Saturday series and LBIYRA Wednesday races for a more competitive adventure. Besides boat slips and various social events, it also boasts a private pool.

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857 Mill Creek Rd, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

This store offers a welcoming experience and quality supplies, parts, accessories, bait, and tackle. It is highly recommended not only for the products but for the friendly and helpful owners, especially Mike and Lisa.

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701 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

This family-owned and operated business caters to the needs of Long Beach Islanders and Barnegat Bay boaters. It offers Carolina and Pontoon boat rentals, weekly and daily transient slips (24-foot maximum), and a diverse selection of bait at the best prices.

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N Atlantic Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Set sail on a well-maintained boat with a clean and spacious pilot house—an essential comfort when the weather acts up. Captain Keith brings a wealth of knowledge, ensuring you reach the best spots. Enjoy a smooth and successful fishing expedition in ultimate comfort and style.

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W Osborn Ave, Long Beach, NJ 08008

For over 25 years, this family-owned venture has been the go-to for private, friendly fishing charters and cruises in Beach Haven. The 25 ft. Sport Cabin, equipped with a robust Honda 225 HP four-stroke outboard, is tailored for catching Fluke, Black Sea Bass, and Bluefish.

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11 W Nevada Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Captain Bob is one of the best commanders in the business. He reviews the latest Long Beach Island fishing reports and navigates his charters expertly before proceeding to half-day inshore trips and overnight canyon tuna/marlin trips.

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302 West Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

With over twenty-five years of experience, Captain Dave is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced charter masters on LBI. He offers sport fishing trips catering to both professional and novice fishermen.

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2200 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Explore the Bay at your own pace with boat, pontoon, and kayak rentals. This is also your destination for Long Beach Island fishing essentials with a well-stocked bait house, ensuring you have all the gear you need for a successful day on the water.

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3110 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, NJ 08008

As a family-owned premier facility, this destination stands out with its picturesque views, top-notch facilities, and friendly staff. From boat to slip rentals, they provide everything you need for an exceptional maritime experience.

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7 West, South 32nd St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Discover Beach Haven from a fresh perspective with stunning views of the coastline. This spot grants easy access to premier boating destinations, making it an ideal launchpad to the Atlantic’s pristine waters or a tranquil bay cruise. The modern dock system welcomes boats of every size.

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280 W 9th St, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Captain Gregory Cudnik leads personalized light tackle trips for striped bass, bluefish, tog, sea bass, porgy, fluke, weakfish, false albacore, and nearshore sharking. You can meet him at Fisherman’s Headquarters, his family’s bait and tackle business.

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302 West Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

With over twenty-five years of experience, Captain Dave is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced charter masters on LBI. He offers sport fishing trips catering to both professional and novice fishermen.

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83 Tebco Terrace, Long Beach, NJ 08008

Specializing in private fishing trips for one to six anglers, this Long Beach Island charter ensures a fun and comfortable experience on the water. It targets species like Summer Flounder, small Bluefish, Weakfish, Striped Bass, and Blowfish

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4114 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, NJ 08008

This gem celebrates 40 years of family ownership and offers reliability and spotless facilities. It boasts 46 boat slips and 20 PWC ports, a fully stocked marine store with supplies, gas, frozen bait and ice. It is also a certified Yamaha Outboard Service Center with a range of Yamaha and Mercury parts on hand.

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6318 Long Beach Blvd, Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

This is the place to go if you’re looking to reserve a sailboat rental for a family outing or need parts for your kayak or boat. They also offer watercraft for sale and stand-up paddleboards if you’re eager to try something new on the water.

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35 Sunset Boulevard Long Beach Township, NJ 08008

This prestigious establishment offers a stunning view of the historic Barnegat Lighthouse and Barnegat Inlet at the north end of Long Beach Island. It has 175 slips with floating docks, providing dockside water and electric service. They also have a clubhouse and a heated pool, making it a splendid choice for boaters looking for upscale amenities and a beautiful view.

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20th Street and the Bay Front, North Beach Haven, NJ 08008

A time-tested LBI family business, standing strong for years. It may seem weathered, but their expertise shines. Trust their skilled team to fix anything without breaking the bank. Bob, the owner, earns high praise as the go-to technician, recommended as the best in the area by satisfied customers.

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83 Tebco Terrace, Long Beach, NJ 08008

A full-service facility with on-site mechanics boasting over 20 years of experience. It provides forklift and travel-lift assistance, fuel service, and a well-stocked bait and tackle shop.

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1214 N Bay Ave Suite 1, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Jingles Bait and Tackle is your go-to destination when heading out on the water. This shop has served the community for over 45 years, offering a wide range of bait and tackle to cater to fishermen and boaters. They also provide a comprehensive selection of crabbing supplies for those who enjoy bayside fishing.

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Surf City, NJ 08008

This Long Beach Island, NJ fishing charter provides private, comfortable bay, inshore, and nearshore trips. They also offer boat cruises, from early sunrise/wildlife observation to waterfront dining destination lunch/dinners and classic LBI sunset cruises.

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1301 Bayview Avenue, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Embark on local inshore fishing with Captain Mark Finelli and chase Striped Bass, Bluefish, Fluke, or Seabass. With a maximum capacity of 6, it promises an intimate and enjoyable fishing experience in Long Beach Island.

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7 E 6th St, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Meet a seasoned guide with an innate knack for finding fish. The captain ensures top-tier setups from a rod/reel perspective, guaranteeing a high-quality experience. His extensive knowledge and remarkable patience make every trip an enjoyable adventure.

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801 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Prepare for an array of delightful options for the whole family – enjoy scenic views of the Barnegat Lighthouse and Barnegat Inlet while lounging on board, witness stunning sunsets, plan a romantic night for your partner, or explore whale and bird watching trips, fireworks cruises, and introductory sailing experiences.

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214 3rd St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Star Fish is a custom-built and diesel-powered charter boat designed for family trips of 2 to 19. With over 25 years of experience, Captain Sheppard guides you in boating, fishing, cruising, enjoying sunsets, and tailoring trips to your preferences.

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Holgate Marina 83 Tebco Terrace

Get on a trip with Capt. Connor Smilon and target fluke, striped bass, weakfish, bluefish, and pufferfish. These trips range from 2 to 6 hours and accommodate up to 6 people. Land-based guides and lessons are also available for 90-minute trips for up to 4 people.

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19 W 6th St, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Meet Relentless, a classic New England Cuttyhunk Bass Boat boasting handmade teak rails, cabinets, and accents—setting her apart as the most attractive boat in her class. Enjoy day cruises and sunset cruises on Barnegat Bay. It is ideal for weddings, elopements, bachelor/bachelorette parties, engagements, birthdays, and family/friend outings. 

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83 Tebco Terrace, Holgate Marina

LBI Sport Fishing offers 18-hour to 30-hour canyon trips aboard the Predator, where you can target species like tuna, mahi-mahi, marlin, wahoo, and swordfish. For less experienced groups, there’s a 4-hour bay sharking trip to get up close and personal with large sharks.

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601 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

A local Long Beach marina that has been family-owned and operated since 1974, serving commercial and recreational boaters. It’s an ideal stop for boaters traveling along the Intracoastal Waterway due to its location inside the Barnegat Inlet.

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209 West Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

LEHYC was established in 1912 with a mission to cultivate yachting, sports, and camaraderie. Blessed with prime protected waters, It has been the proud host of numerous regional, national, and international regattas. Beyond sailing, it’s a perfect spot to unwind and relish breathtaking sunsets.

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20 W 44th St, Brant Beach, NJ 08008

This is the leading marine repair hub in Brant Beach and Ocean County. It has 124 meticulously crafted slips, hosting boats up to 50 feet and dry storage for vessels up to 30 feet. Their one-stop shop has a comprehensive range of boat accessories, and their dock staff is highly skilled, making every visit a seamless experience.

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214 W 9th St, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

They carry top brands, including Aviara, Azimut, Galeon Yachts, Ocean Alexander, Bertram Yachts, Aquila Power Catamarans, Cruisers Yachts, Sea Ray, Scout, and Sailfish. They also host educational classes, expert service, and repairs to help you make the most of your time in the water.

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1801 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

This leader in deep-sea fishing trips and sunset cruises has a knowledgeable crew that ensures a memorable and productive day on the water.

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9th & the Bay Beach Haven, NJ 08008

This well-equipped site is the southernmost boat ramp on Long Beach Island, located at Taylor Ave Waterfront Park behind Schooner’s Wharf, providing scenic bay views. Beyond the ramp, enjoy amenities like a playground, gazebo, pavilion, and clean benches.

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525 2nd St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

A premier destination offering transient and seasonal boat slips that can accommodate boats ranging from 21′ to 70′. It also offers breathtaking views of Little Egg Harbor, where you can enjoy waterfront dining while enjoying the surrounding beauty.

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801 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Hop aboard “Reel Fantasea” under the guidance of Captain Steve Purul. Explore the serene yet vibrant waters of Barnegat Bay, venture into the vastness of the deep blue Atlantic, and everything in between. The journey extends to offshore lumps and ridges for Tuna, Atlantic bonitas, False Albacore, Mahi Mahi, Bluefish, and more.

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9 Lighthouse Way, Long Beach, NJ 08008

Experience top-notch services at this full-service marina on the north end of LBI. It offers sales and service for Mercury Outboards and Mercruiser Stern drives, with unbeatable warranties. They also have spring recommission to winterization, gas dock, boat hauling, bottom painting, detailing, and slip rentals.

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525 2nd St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

They offer floating dockage, cable, power, water hookups, and pump-out self-service. Situated just a two-block walk from the beautiful Jersey shore beaches, the marina is also near multiple fine restaurants, a brewery, and an eclectic variety of shops.

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W 10th St, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

For a perfect day on the water, head to the Ship Bottom boat ramp to launch your personal watercraft or boat. You can also spend a day at the pavilion, playground, and waterfront park. This versatile spot turns into an evening concert venue throughout the summer.

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19 E 32nd St, North Beach Haven, NJ 08008

This marina provides seamless access to the Atlantic Ocean in a secure harbor. With a rich 70-year history of family ownership, it’s renowned for stellar customer service and amenities like fueling stations, pump-out services, a stocked ship store and a comprehensive repair shop.

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20th Street and the Bay Front, North Beach Haven, NJ 08008

This family-run haven welcomes all with open arms. Enjoy convenient access to the water, amenities for boats of any size, on-site marine mechanic, forklift service, a marine store, and more. It also presents beautiful views and breathtaking sunsets.

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E 23rd St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

This establishment has evolved from its humble roots as a bay sailor gathering place. It is now a contemporary facility welcoming a diverse community of boating enthusiasts, continuing its legacy of promoting water activities, education, and social connections among yachtsmen.

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2601 Central Ave, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Proudly hailed as the “Best of” the Jersey Shore by Philadelphia Magazine, this spot is your gateway to Party Island, The Sandbar. It’s merely a mile south of the Causeway and is next to the free public fishing & crabbing pier. They offer a range of vacation watercraft rentals, including pontoon boats, wave runners/jet skis, paddleboards, kayaks, and bait and tackle.

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1801 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Join Captain Ted White, a proud New Jersey native with over three decades of professional expertise. With a passion for delivering exciting, rod-bending, reel-screeching experiences on the water, he offers everything from inshore fishing for striped bass, bottom fish, and bluefish to thrilling offshore trolling for tuna, shark, and marlin.

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317 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, NJ 08008

They stock baits like Live Green Crabs, Sand Fleas, Surf Clams, Fresh Bunker, Bloodworms (when available), and Frozen Bunker. With years of experience, their staff is not only knowledgeable but passionate about angling. They’re always ready to offer advice, share insights, and provide the information you need to make your fishing adventures successful and enjoyable.

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325 S 1st St, Surf City, NJ 08008

This marina is in the beautiful Barnegat Bay on the Inter-Coastal Waterway, serving customers from all over the Tri-State area. Aside from new and pre-owned inventory, they are also an authorized Yamaha dealership. 

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337 W 8th St, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

With certified expertise in sales and service, this place is your go-to for Yamaha and Sea-Doo watercraft. Their skilled technicians are committed to keeping your vessels shipshape, whether you’re into fishing, cruising, or tow sports. They feature new and pre-owned inventory, including Kawasaki models.

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399 N. 9th St Surf City, NJ 08008

With a rich legacy spanning nearly 125 years, this destination is synonymous with sailing, boating, and cherished friendships. The marina is near the Causeway Bridge and intercoastal waterway, offering 80+ slips catering to boats up to 25ft. It also has dry slip spaces and convenient storage for Jet Skis on trailers.

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2304 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Situated between Intercoastal Waterway channel markers 70 and 72, this spot graces the north side of the Causeway Bridge. The marina offers boat rentals for fishing or crabbing, along with slips and fuel services. After your water adventures, head to The Boatyard for laid-back food and drinks featuring two food trailers and a wrap-around bar.

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1347 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Named after Andy’s great-grandfather Tonnes Tonnesen, Tony’s offers a variety of quality live, fresh, and frozen baits. Selections include fresh bunker, surf clams, live minnows, live grass shrimp, green crabs, live shedder crabs, live eels, bloodworms, sandworms, and nightcrawlers.

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601 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Tuna-Tic is the go-to boat for exciting adventures off the New Jersey coast. This 44′ twin diesel sportfishing vessel targets Striped Bass, Mako, Thresher Shark, and tuna. Captain Mike and his tournament-winning crew bring expertise, ensuring the best spots for a successful catch.

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801 Bayview Ave, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Seasonal adventures include Bay, Inshore, and Offshore trips. They also boast a fantastic array of live baits, including Spot, Minnows, Clams, Green Crabs, and frozen options like Clam, Bunker, Shrimp, and Mullet. Beyond fishing, enjoy Skiff and pontoon rentals, or opt for a Guided Bay Cruise with Van’s Boats.

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128 W Osborn Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008

This marina is between Holgate and Beach Haven, NJ, gracing the Little Egg Harbor. A quick boat ride places it within 15 minutes of the inlet and 45 minutes from Atlantic City. It has 24 rentable slips, each accommodating boats up to 38 feet, and comes equipped with electric and water hookups.

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