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List of NJ Fishing and Hunting Guides

List of NJ Fishing and Hunting Guides


Fishing Guides
Hunting Guides

If you would like to have your information added to this listing, send your request on your letterhead to:

NJDEP Fish and Wildlife
605 Pequest Rd.
Oxford, NJ 07863

Include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and Web site (if available) and a brief description of the service offered (ie: specializes in…) Call 908-637-4125 x0 if you have any questions.


Wilderness Expeditions, Inc., P.O. Box 344, Allendale, NJ 07401; 201-327-8970; fax: 201-236-1222; e-mail:; Hunting and fishing trips anywhere in New Jersey.

Joe B. Kasper, 400 Hillside Avenue, Morrisville, PA 19067; 215-295-1502; Guide services for smallmouth, largemouth, shad, trout, stripers, crappie and down river trips on the Delaware River.

Ed Sekula, 39 Amendola Drive, Netcong, NJ 07857; 973-347-7714; Bass fishing on Lake Hopatcong.

Ben Iradi, 12 Stimis Lane, East Hanover, NJ 07936; 973-428-4501; Shad fishing on the Delaware River.

John Punola, 210 Central Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940; 973-822-2395; Fishing trips on the Delaware River.

Muskie Daze Guide Service (John Brylinski), P.O. Box 160, Layton, NJ 07851; 973-948-4724; Specializes in the Delaware River – Susquehanna area for muskie, walleye, shad and carp from his 16 foot jet boat; Web site:

Reel Bass Adventures, Barry Vuolo, 404 Schiller Ave, Hamilton, NJ 08610, 609-341-8787; e-mail: Specializes in largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and striped bass fishing trips.

James Freda, Gene Quigley, and Shell E. Caris, Shore Catch Guide Service, 85 Cowart Avenue, Manasquan, NJ 08736; 732-528-1861 or 732-528-9307; e-mail: Specializes in saltwater fly fishing from the surf in both Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Lenny Saccente, 7 Kenmore Road, Edison, NJ 08817; 732-246-5184 (work); 732-287-1475; (home) Specializes in drifting and/or trolling for trout, bass or pike in both Round Valley and Spruce Run Reservoirs. SPECIAL NOTE: Currently holds the New Jersey State Record for brown trout – 21 pounds, 6 ounces.

Captain Frank Bovasso III, Predator Sportfishing, 155 Brand Rd, Toms River, NJ 08753; 732-740-7639; Web site: Caters to novice and experienced anglers, as well as Family Fishing Charters.

Paul “The Bassman” Schmidt, Bassin’ Time Guide Service, 215 Reeve Ave., Bloomingdale, NJ 07403; 973-838-3422; cell:973-865-9347; e-mail: Specializing in largemouth and smallmouth bass in the tri-state area lakes.

Glenn and Andrea Van Benschoten, Reel Simple Fly Fishing, Rockaway; Web site: Specializing in freshwater lake and pond fly fishing instruction. Beginners welcome. Fly fishing equipment provided if needed, or bring your own. Valid NJ fishing license required.

Reel Therapy, Captain Paul Eidman, 9 Williamsburg Drive, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753,732-614-3373, e-mail, web: Specializes in saltwater fly light & tackle fishing for Striped bass, Bluefish, Fluke (summer flounder), False Albacore, Bonito and Mahi. Sandy Hook and Raritan Bay. Raritan, Navesink, & Shrewsbury Rivers and coastal waters.

Iowa Fortune Guide Service, Captain J. Bryan DiLeo, 1 Point Drive, Somers Point, NJ 08244, 609-432-6618, e-mail:, web: Specializing in light tackle & fly fishing striped bass. Service focuses on three specific techniques: shallow water back country, night fishing, and the much sought after sight fishing for bass on the flats. Twenty six years fishing experience.

SouthEast Sportfishing, Inc., Captain Lindsay Fuller, 1st IGFA Certified Charter Captain, 204 West Route 38, P.O.Box 727, Moorestown, NJ 08057, 856-778-0200 x15, cell 609-685-2839, e-mail Sailing from Beach Haven in summer and fall. “June Bug” is a well-maintained 41′ Custom Ricky Scarborough express. We fish offshore & inshore. Over 40 years of successful salt water fishing experience. Marlin, tuna, dolphin, wahoo, blues, bass, luke. We fish at Oregon Inlet, NC in winter and spring.

PrimeTime Charters, Capt. Karl McKenna, 38 Grant Place, Middletown, NJ 07748, 732-787-4790, e-mail:, Web site: 30 years of experience fishing and diving in the Sandy Hook, Raritan bay area & NJ coastal waters. Specializs in light tackle and fly-fishing for Stripers, Bluefish, Weakfish and Fluke. PrimeTime is located within 20 minutes of some of the best fishing sites on the coast at “Marina on the Bay” in Highlands, NJ. All fishing tackle provided.

Outcast Fishing Adventures, Paul Hritz, 215 Ruth Avenue, Hamilton, NJ 08610, 609-888-0719, Web site: Offers fly fishing instructions to both groups & individuals. Twenty plus years in both cold & warm water species, specializing in trout, salmon and steelhead. All necessary equipment supplied. Caters to both novice, as well as the experienced.

Brynnie-B-Inshore Fishing, Capt. Frank. W. Breakell, 134 School House Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210, e-mail: or, Web site: 170 Proline Sportsman boat in & around the back bays of Cape May County, as well as Delaware Bay & Atlantic Ocean, for striped bass, weakfish, flounder, bluefish and other species. Trips are from 6-8+ hours for 1-3 people. Totally flexible – all trips customized to meet your needs.

Delaware River Fly Fishing Guide Service, Gary Mauz, 879 Euclid Ave., Warrington, PA 18976, 215-343-1720,, Web site: Specializing in professional guided fly fishing trips on the Delaware river for trout, shad, stripers and smallmouth bass. All equipment included. For beginners to advanced.

Over Under Adventures, Capt. Trey Rhyne, 701 Old Avalon Blvd., Avalon, NJ 08202, 609-967-4170,, Web site: Deep sea fishing charters in Cape May County. Fishing for tuna, marlin, sharks and striped bass. Weekly NJ fishing reports and make up tuna charters.

Cross Current Guide Service, Capt. Joe Demalderis, 100 Laurel Acres Rd., Milford, PA 18337, 914-475-6779,, Web site: Orvis endorsed fly fishing guide for Sandy Hook, and Raritan Bay along with near-shore waters of northern NJ. Also freshwater on the Upper Delaware River System. Specializes in fly fishing and light tackle fishing for both salt and freshwater.

Trout Water Adventures, Daniel Ansbach, 361 County Rd 513, Califon, NJ 07830, 908-832-7392, Guided Fly Fishing & Instruction on NJ trout streams and NY Catskills Rivers. Licensed NY State Guide #5063. 25 years experience, private and public waters.

The Average Angler, Colin Archer, 304 Lakeview Ave, Ocean, NJ 07712, 732-261-7291, Fly fishing guide based in Monmouth County that takes clients fly fishing in Catskills and Adirondacks in New York and along the beaches and jetties of the New Jersey shore. Primarily targets trout and striped bass on the fly rod.

Limit Outfitters, Capt. Larry Metzger and Capt Craig Metzgar, 732-740-3867, website: Offers inshore/offshore fishing charters from 31′ Stamas.

Reel Reaction Sportfishing, Capt Brett Taylor, 609-290-7709, e-mail:, website: Specializing in light tackle Barneget Bay, inlet, and ocean fishing for a variety of species: fluke, striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, and nearshore species (bluefin tuna, bonita). We only use high-quality fishing tackle that is provided on every charter.

Shannon’s Fly and Tackle, 748 Main St, PO Box 171, Califon, NJ 07830, 908-832-5736, e-mail:, website: Serving New Jersey’s fishermen for over 30 years. Specializing in fly fishing New Jersey’s trout streams such as South Branch of the Raritan, Ken Lockwood Gorge, Musconetcong and Pequest Rivers.

Keith Gardner, 28 Dennis Road, Bloomsbury, NJ 08804, 908-528-7137, e-mail: 36 years experience fishing NJ, PA, NY & MT trout waters. I specialize in teaching trout catching on the fly! Let me take you to your favorite stream and teach you how to catch trout on a fly!

Cold Water Creek Fishing Co., Lebanon, Rich 908-625-5645 or Christian 908-500-5142, e-mail: or website:; Waters: Ken Lockwood Gorge, South Branch of the Raritan River, Musconetcong River, Pequest River and more. Beginner fly fishing instruction available. Destination trips for Steelhead, Salmon and more. Call or e-mail any questions.

Wee Cat Charters, Captain Chris, 8 Sea Garden Drive, Linwood, NJ 08221; 609-705-4835; e-mail:

Woodz’s Guide Service, LLC Sheldon R Kay, Senior Guide, 37 Hollow Brook Rd., Califon, NJ 07830; 908-500-5483; e-mail:; website:; Local fly fishing, birding, fly casting instructor

Andover Hunt and Fish, 196 Main St, Andover, NJ 07821; 973-786-7382; e-mail: INFO@ANDOVERHUNTANDFISH.COM; Landlocked salmon, trout, bass, perch for freshwater. Striped bass, blues, fluke for saltwater.

Badfish Charters, Captain Brian Williams, Ocean City, NJ; 856-371-4346; e-mail:; website:; Flounder, striped bass, tautog, nature tours.

David Showell, 81 Natalie Terrace, Absecon, NJ 08201; 609-484-0409; e-mail: Inshore fishing Brigantine, Absecon-Reeds Bay area and back bay fishing trips.

The Last Frontier Angler, 65 Heller Rd., Blairstown, NJ 07825; 973-919-2276; e-mail:; website:; Fly fishing guide service specializing in Sussex and Warren counties. Excursions on the Paulins Kill, Big Flat Brook and wild trout streams. Ice fishing on Lake Hopatcong, Swartswood Lake, White Lake and private water. Novice to expert anglers, families, women and children. Equipment rentals and lodging available.

Nick Honachefsky Surf Fishing Guide Service, 34 Bridge Ave., Redbank, NJ 07701; 732-267-2277; e-mail: website: Surf fishing the barrier island surf. Beginner to advanced levels welcome. All equipment provided; 4×4 beach buggy. Targeting striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, fluke, sharks, false albacore, Spanish mackerel, bonito. Tailor-made trips for your skill level and what you want to learn.


Wilderness Expeditions, Inc., P.O. Box 344, Allendale, NJ 07401; 201-327-8970; fax: 201-236-1222; e-mail: Hunting and fishing trips anywhere in New Jersey.

John Daffin, Black Duck Guide Service, 1306 Quimet Rd., Brigantine, NJ 08203; 609-264-0605; e-mail: Specializing in puddle ducks and snow geese in Brigantine and Fortescue area.

Del-Bay Guide Service, Jerry Kucharski, 3 Janice Dr., Wilmington, DE 19810; 302-475-1623; Web site: e-mail: Specializing in field hunting for snow geese, as well as puddle ducks and Canada geese.

Kevin Popo Guide Service, 2131 Culver Dr., Wilmington, DE 19810; 302-220-9043; Web site: Specializing in duck and goose hunting over field and water in central and south Jersey by 2001 and 2002 World Goose Calling Champion.

Eric C. Toften, Indian Valley Hunting Service, P.O. Box 68, Sellersville, PA 18960 215-453-1126. Specializing in guided waterfowl hunts in New Jersey’s southern and coastal zones for seaducks, diving and puddle ducks, brant, snow geese and Canada geese. Also, charter fishing and spring turkey hunting.

Newt Sterling, Snare One, P.O. Box 378, Port Republic, NJ 08241. 609-748-3541. Guide service and professional trapper. Deer, ducks, geese in Great Bay and Mullica River areas.

Joe Rizzo, Waterfowl Guide, 845 South Main Street, Mayetta, NJ 08092. Tel./Fax: 609-597-1347, cell 609-618-3847. Hunting ducks, canada geese and brant in the Barnegat Bay area, using floating blinds.

Ol’Barney Guide Service, Capt Matt Curtis 732-684-5793 and Paul Rutledge, 732-581-2815. Fully guided duck, brant and goose hunts. We hunt over hand painted decoys and out of our many custom made boat blinds.

Joe Stollar Wildlife Guide Services, 16 Railroad Ave-Wayne, NJ 07470 973-747-8278, e-mail: Guided turkey and deer hunting and calling services in Northwestern NJ. Photo enthusiasts welcome year round. 46-year veteran of turkey hunting in the Tri-State area. Professional game caller for 29 years. Former NJ State Champion Turkey Caller in friction, air and owl hooting.

West Wind Outfitters, Captain Mike Briel, 609-571-0787. Website Hunting outfitter for brant, sea ducks and divers, off the coast of New Jersey from Delaware Bay to Barnegat Bay.

Limit Outfitters, Capt Larry Metzger and Capt Craig Metzgar, 732-740-3867, website: Offers fully guided sea duck, diver, brant and layout hunts out of a 21′ Bankes Goliath and Bankes 2-man layout boats.

Falling Leaf Outfitters, Frank La Rosa, 301 North Church St, Moorestown, NJ 08057, 856-316-4649. Provides fully guided deer, turkey, goose and coyote hunts on exclusive private land in southern New Jersey. With over 600 acres of land, a quality experience for our members and guider hunting guests is provided, utilizing permanent and portable stands and little to no pressure throughout each session.

Garden State Guides, 150 Locktown Sergentsville Rd., Stockton, NJ 08559, 908-237-1439 or cell: 908-894-0355, Goose and duck hunts.

Andover Hunt and Fish, 196 Main St, Andover, NJ 07821; 973-786-7382; e-mail: INFO@ANDOVERHUNTANDFISH.COM; Guided deer, bear, turkey, pheasant hunts and trapping.

Learn To Hunt NYC, Fisher Neal, 42 Newkirk St., Jersey City, NJ 07306; 865-567-1006; e-mail:, website: Specializing in comprehensive lessons and guided deer and turkey hunts for beginners.

Full Choke Outfitters, Capt. Guy Ercol; 609-284-1020; e-mail:, website: A fully insured guide service specializing in diver ducks and sea ducks in the Coastal and South zones. Full Choke Outfitters also provides crabbing and clamming trips in the summer and fall months.


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