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Address: Municipal Pier, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 08872
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+1 732-613-8307
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Good fishing experience

The Captain Dave was a clean roomy boat. The boat, poles and tackle were in really good condition. The captain is a little strict with the rules but nothing crazy. The mates... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2014
Joe C
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Fairfield, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I have chartered the Capt Dave now 5 or 6 times and have had a great time every time. One of the best Captins and crew that I have had the privilege to deal with.

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Thank Bill D
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

I have chartered with Capt Dave and his crew every year for at least 10 years. Quite frankly, I do not understand some of the negative comments. Capt Dave has always worked hard to locate fish, and the crew works hard baiting hooks, untangling lines, and netting or gaffing fish. They have an extreme amount of patience with the novice... More 

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2 Thank cjankech
Princeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

I had a great time today on the Capt Dave. We fished in The Navesink River and Raritan Bay. The weather was great and the views were spectactular. Everyone on board had a great time. The boat was immaculate, the tackle was fine and the mates were very attentive. I am looking foward to our next trip. Bob

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2 Thank Robert C
New Jersey
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

Both mates were smoking all day while walking around the boat helping people, which definitely polluted the fresh air. Patrons should not have to breath in the smoke from the mates. The mates should go up onto the top deck to smoke. Boat was crowded. Captain and Crew had different rules for the regulars vs. the non-regulars. Would definitely choose... More 

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13 Thank lax1369
Fairfield, New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

The Captain Dave was a clean roomy boat. The boat, poles and tackle were in really good condition. The captain is a little strict with the rules but nothing crazy. The mates were very good and were on top of everyone that pulled in a fish or had tangles. I recommend using them.

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2 Thank Joe C
Manville, New Jersey
1 review
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Just as said in the other bad reviews capt started the day at 6:45 yelling at me like a child should not be talked to. Because afterthe mates loaded all of our stuff I started to climb down the ladder to get on the boat. Then excuse me of being the first one that would try to sue him if... More 

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16 Thank kcfish
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

I can't imagine how this company has 11 "positive" reviews. Maybe Captain Dave has 11 friends who happen to like seamen? This guy's whole operation was shoddy from the start, and his attitude was BEYOND rude. I've been on about a dozen chartered fishing trips all along the East coast, and they've all gone out of their way to make... More 

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18 Thank Greg J
Sayreville, New Jersey, United States
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

I have made several trips on the Capt. Dave and never failed to have a great time. His prices are fair and his boat is clean and most importantly safe. The poles and reels that he provided were in excellent shape and he never failed to provide a reasonable answer to any question that someone had. Experience is very important... More 

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1 Thank Paul K
Edison, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I went out with Captain Dave for a birthday fishing trip with a group of friends. Captain Dave and his crew were experienced and professional. They were patient and courteous and provided great advice to both the beginner and experienced fishermen in our group. Boat is clean and well stocked with plenty of equipment all in good working order. We... More 

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4 Thank JeffNK
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

Captain Dave was a class act - we had such a great time on the boat! We had little luck catching fish - a few keepers, but Captain Dave and his crew member Al made the trip a blast. Captain Dave is a very professional person, and very fun and easy to talk to. We are planning a trip again... More 

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