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Captain Greg Markert
Fishing Charters
8 Hour Full Time Charters
Captain Greg Markert

just minutes from Barnegat Inlet
Waretown, NJ

US Coast Guard Inspected & Certified for Safety
Call or Email Greg Markert
Home Phone (732) 613-4475
Email [email protected]

  Parkway exit 74, after toll go right on Lacey Rd to Route 9 south.Continue 4 miles to Oyster Creek Power Plant, at the next light (Bay Pkwy) make a left until Sands Point Road and go left. Boat is behind #17 Sands Point Rd.  
Map to boat
Door to Door Directions

Call Capt Greg for info about
Ocean City, Maryland

BIG GAME Charters
Marlin - Wahoo
Giant Tuna - Sharks
"Over 20 Years of Inshore & Offshore fishing"
Photo taken on 4/25/02

28 ft Walk-around Mako - 8'3" beam
Twin 200 horsepower Yamaha Outboards

The boat is fully equipped for inshore and offshore charters with a custom hardtop and a full enclosure. Electronics including GPS and GPS fishing maps, color fish/depth finder, radar and Icom marine radios. Rod storage in the rocket lauchers over the hard top. Plenty of room to relax and fish, with all the latest and an experienced professional captain and guide.

"Customize your Fishing Trip "
"Inshore & Offshore Charters" for Specializing in Weakfish, Tuna & Mako Shark.
Hours of Operation
Trip Dates Leaves Arrives
Striped Bass
Chunk & Troll
In Season
6:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.
Evening Stripers
Chunk & Troll
Daylight Savings Time
6:00 p.m until 10:00 p.m.
4pm-8pm & 5pm-9pm
Fluke & Weaks
Bay, Inlet & Beaches
In Season
6:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.
Bonito, Skipjack, Lil'Tunny
Troll & Chum
May - Nov 6:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.
Offshore Ridges
Fluke & Wreck
May - Nov 6:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.
Shark & Tuna Charters
July-Oct Call for dates - -
Canyon Tuna
Sept & Oct Call for dates - -
Fast and Efficient Vessel
Over 20 Years of Local Experience
Go Fishing with
Captain Greg Markert
on the
Something Fishy

  • Up to Party of 4 preferred

  • Bait, Tackle & Rods supplied
    or Bring your own Rod

  • lures and rigs supplied

  • Trolling, jigging & plugging, Chumming

  • Coffee, Soda & Ice on board

  • Bring your lunch

We make YOU, part of the
Total Fishing Experience

Get valuable "How To" demonstrations on Rigs, Bait, Fighting and Boating your quarry!

Setting you up for Success

No "Boat Ride"..
A true New Jersey Fisherman
Captain Greg Markert
Captain Greg Markert
Captain Greg has been fishing in NJ waters for most of his life. He knows how to catch fish, partly because he has learned from some of the best, spending many years working on our local party boat fleet, to the many years he has spent as a charter captian, offering exciting fishing experiences and reasonably priced fares.

Full Time Charters for up to 4 People
Inshore & Offshore Trips
Call Captain Greg NOW

Groups of up to 6 can be accomodated for certain trips, however groups of 2-4 persons are most comfortable and gives everyone aboard a chance to fight the big one

Take a Kid Fishing
Captain Greg Markert

Our children are the stewards of our fishing resources for the future
Every child aboard the boat will recieve a one year membership in the I.G.F.A. Jr. Angler Club.
We offer special discounted rates and "Free" trips to help get our kids involved in the future of fishing. We teach conservation awareness, fishing skills, and just plain "have fun" fishing.
Call Captain Greg today for more information on the "Take a Kid Fishing" packages.
Take a trip on the Something Fishy
The months are an approximation based on a typical year.

Reservations Required on all trips

Trip Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Evening Trips
Bottom Fishing
Mako Fishing
Blues & Tuna
Canyon Tuna
What to Bring
  • If there is anything you need for fishing it's already on board

Fishing Trips
  • Sunscreen, Sunglasses
  • Rain gear if it's raining- be prepared and don't get caught standing in the rain
  • Hat, Clean T-Shirt, Jacket & Gloves
  • Camera, Film & Batteries - Get it all on film!
  • 1 Rod & Reel (..bring your own if you wish (please only one rod), ) - Greg recommends spinning or baitcasting outfits in the 10 to 20 lb class for Fluke, and conventional reels in the 30 to 50 pound class for offshore.
  • Terminal Tackle( supplied on the boat) - Striper Rigs, many rigs available on board or at Grizz's Forked River Bait & Tackle
What NOT to Bring
  • NO Illegal Drugs - we have a ZERO tolerance and enforce maritime law for the possesion or use of illicit drugs
  • NO Hard Liquor or Drunkeness - Cans of Beer OK, must be 21 or over
  • NO Excessive Amounts of Beer - A couple is just fine

About our Fishing Trips
Targeted Species Description of Trip
The Mako Specialist

" Mako Shark Fishing "

The Something Fishy specializes in Mako fishing. Captain Greg is one of the best at finding, hooking and landing these sharks. He knows their habits and their seasons. Fishing for them during the summer and the fall.

Take your shot at the fish of a lifetime
Time for Tuna

" Canyon Tuna trips "

The ultimate in offshore fishing at the deep water canyons. Sifhing in 300 to 1000 feet of water, Captain Greg sets up for a night of chunking for Yellowfin, LKongfin, Swordfish and other deep water species. Get your small group together and enjoy the ultimate experience in NJ fishing.

Captain Greg knows the canyons, and how to fish them
Offshore Chum & Troll

" Fast Action, Hard Fighting "

Top water lures, feathers and cedar plugs producing hard fighting tuna and dolphinfish, can be very exciting. Get in on a great day full of action at places like the Monster Ledge, Little Italy and 17 Fathoms.

Bluefish, Little Tunny, Skipjack, Bonito, Bluefin
Offshore Ridges

" Bottom Fishing and deep water Fluke fishing "

The wrecks, reefs and ridges on the central coastline are easily accessable from Barnegat Inlet. Captain Greg makes a point of fishing them for some of the best mixed bag fishing available. Catch larger sized fluke in season, or fill the cooler with a variety of bottom fish.

Fluke, Blackfish, Seabass, Ling, Conger and Cunner
Stripers Day & Evening

" Chunking & Trolling "

Striper fishing on the Something Fishy uses many methods to catch fish, depending upon the conditions. Captain Greg knows where to go and what method works best from day to day. Experience bunker spoon and umbrella rig trolling, jigging and plugging, and chunking. When available Greg catches his own live bunker and fishes in well known productive areas like LBI beaches, BB & BI buoys, the Sedge Banks and some of his secret haunts.

Green Crabs, Fiddlers, Clams and Squid for bait.

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