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Kettle Creek Outfitters

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Point Pleasant Beach NJ

Frank Wagenhoffer, Captain at Kettle Creek Outfitters

For two decades, Kettle Creek Outfitters has been a leading choice for anglers seeking top-notch fishing charters in New Jersey. Based out of Manasquan Inlet, Point Pleasant Beach, our operations cater to both inshore and offshore New Jersey fishing enthusiasts, ensuring unforgettable experiences under the guidance of Capt. Frank.


Embark on our adventures aboard a 36’ Contender fisharound, powered by triple Yamaha 250s capable of reaching speeds up to 35 knots. Equipped with advanced Raymarine electronics and outriggers, our vessel guarantees optimal performance, facilitating successful outings by pinpointing prime fishing locations and deploying effective trolling spreads offshore.


With Kettle Creek Outfitters, fuel concerns are a thing of the past. Our offshore excursions extend up to 16 hours, venturing 80-90 miles out to the abundant New Jersey fishing grounds of the Hudson Canyon. Encounter a diverse range of species including White Marlin, Thresher Sharks, Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna, and Mahi Mahi, engaging in thrilling trolling and chunking techniques to challenge formidable opponents.


However, exceptional fishing experiences aren't limited to distant waters. Explore the inshore and nearshore realms, targeting Striped Bass, Bluefish, Tautog, Flounder, Fluke, and more. With an array of species at your fingertips, our skilled crew elevates your adventure with expert knowledge and techniques.


Capt. Frank and our adept first mate specialize in light tackle and fly fishing, complemented by tournament-grade gear for enhanced performance. Whether trolling, chunking, jigging, spinning, popping, bottom fishing, or drift fishing, our versatile approach ensures a dynamic and rewarding angling experience. Choose from live bait, lures, or flies, tailored to suit your preferences and maximize success on the water.


For the ultimate fishing charter on the Jersey Shore, look no further than Kettle Creek Outfitters. With our unmatched expertise, state-of-the-art equipment, and dedication to customer satisfaction, we guarantee unforgettable moments and monumental catches. Don't delay—embark on your adventure in Point Pleasant Beach today and unleash your angling prowess!

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Fishing Charters NJ | 4HR to 6HR Fishing fishing Inshore

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Fishing Charters NJ | 4HR to 6HR Fishing

New Jersey

Fishing - Inshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Kettle Creek Outfitters36' Contender Max 6 Guests (base trip price includes 6 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: Black Sea Bass Bluefish Southern Flounder Tautog

Embark on exciting New Jersey Fishing trips with Captain Frank at Kettle Creek Outfitters. Choose from 4-hour or 6-hour inshore fishing excursions exploring local bays, inlets, and nearshore wrecks. Target a variety of species including Fluke, Black Seabass, Weakfish, Blackfish, Bluefish, and other delicious food fish for an unforgettable angling experience.

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Fishing Charters NJ | 4HR to 6HR Fishing fishing Inshore

Fishing Charters NJ | 4HR to 6HR Fishing

New Jersey

Inshore

Private Boat Experience

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Fishing Charter New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of April 1 to May 31 fishing Inshore

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Fishing Charter New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of April 1 to May 31

New Jersey

Fishing - Inshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Kettle Creek Outfitters36' Contender Max 6 Guests (base trip price includes 6 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: Bluefish Scup Southern Flounder Striped Bass

Join Captain Frank of Kettle Creek Outfitters for exhilarating New Jersey Fishing adventures. Choose from 4-hour or 6-hour trips focusing on Striped Bass Fishing and other inshore favorites like Bluefish, Scup, Weakfish, Flounder, and Fluke. Explore the abundant waters of New York Harbor and Raritan Bay for an unforgettable angling experience.

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Fishing Charter New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of April 1 to May 31 fishing Inshore

Fishing Charter New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of April 1 to May 31

New Jersey

Inshore

Private Boat Experience

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Fishing Charters New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of Oct 1 to Nov 30 fishing Inshore

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Fishing Charters New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of Oct 1 to Nov 30

New Jersey

Fishing - Inshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Kettle Creek Outfitters36' Contender Max 6 Guests (base trip price includes 6 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: Bluefish Scup Southern Flounder Striped Bass

Embark on an unforgettable New Jersey Fishing journey with Captain Frank of Kettle Creek Outfitters. Our 6-hour inshore fishing trip promises exciting Striped Bass Fishing along with opportunities to reel in Bluefish, Scup, Weakfish, Flounder, and Fluke. Join us for an immersive angling experience amidst the scenic waters of New Jersey.

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Fishing Charters New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of Oct 1 to Nov 30 fishing Inshore

Fishing Charters New Jersey | Seasonal Trip of Oct 1 to Nov 30

New Jersey

Inshore

Private Boat Experience

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Kettle Creek Outfitters New Jersey Deep Sea Fishing | 12HRS to 16HRS Fishing fishing Offshore

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New Jersey Deep Sea Fishing | 12HRS to 16HRS Fishing

New Jersey

Fishing - Offshore

Targeted Fish Species: Bluefin Tuna Mahi Mahi or Common Dolphinfish Thresher Shark White Marlin Yellowfin Tuna

Experience the ultimate New Jersey Fishing adventure with Captain Frank at Kettle Creek Outfitters! Join us for an exhilarating 12-hour offshore fishing trip, targeting Sharks, Tuna, and other deep-sea species up to 60 miles offshore. Explore renowned spots like The Mud Hole and Fingers while enjoying the company of up to 4 guests. Book now and embark on an unforgettable fishing excursion in New Jersey waters!

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Kettle Creek Outfitters New Jersey Deep Sea Fishing | 12HRS to 16HRS Fishing fishing Offshore

New Jersey Deep Sea Fishing | 12HRS to 16HRS Fishing

New Jersey

Offshore

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Deep Sea Fishing NJ | 16HRS Fishing Trip fishing Offshore

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Deep Sea Fishing NJ | 16HRS Fishing Trip

New Jersey

Fishing - Offshore

Targeted Fish Species: Bluefin Tuna Mahi Mahi or Common Dolphinfish Thresher Shark White Marlin Yellowfin Tuna

Embark on an unforgettable New Jersey Fishing adventure with Captain Frank at Kettle Creek Outfitters! Join us for an exhilarating 16-hour offshore fishing trip to the legendary Hudson Canyon, where you'll encounter White Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Thresher Sharks, Bluefin Tuna, and Yellowfin Tuna. With the option to extend your trip if the bite is hot, Captain Frank ensures an exciting experience. Don't miss out on this epic fishing excursion - book now and create memories that last a lifetime!

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Kettle Creek Outfitters Deep Sea Fishing NJ | 16HRS Fishing Trip fishing Offshore

Deep Sea Fishing NJ | 16HRS Fishing Trip

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Offshore

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Kettle Creek Outfitters NJ Waterfowl Hunting | Bird Hunting hunting Bird hunting

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NJ Waterfowl Hunting | Bird Hunting

New Jersey

Hunting - Bird hunting

public Land Hunt Experience

Targeted Animal Species: Mallard Wood Duck

Explore unforgettable Waterfowl Hunts with Kettle Creek Outfitters. Our hunts commence before shooting light or at 6 am, continuing until 11 am or upon reaching the shooting limit. Afternoon sessions begin at 1 pm and extend until the end of legal shooting time. Please note, that while we can't control weather or bird activity, your safety is our priority. In the event of hazardous water conditions due to heavy rain or winds, we reserve the right to reschedule for your safety and that of our guides. Special Notes : 1 Hunter $400 2 Hunters $350 per Hunter 4 Hunters $300 Northern Zone add $50

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July 15, 2024

Kettle Creek Outfitters exceeded my expectations! From the moment I arrived, their knowledgeable staff guided me through every step of my adventure. Whether you're a seasoned outdoors enthusiast or a beginner, this outfitter caters to all levels of experience. Highly recommend!

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July 15, 2024

I had an amazing time with Kettle Creek Outfitters! Their equipment is top-notch, and the scenery on their guided tours is breathtaking. The staff is friendly, professional, and truly passionate about what they do. Don't miss out on the opportunity to explore nature with them

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July 15, 2024

What a fantastic experience! Kettle Creek Outfitters provided an unforgettable outdoor adventure for me and my family. The guides were patient and informative, ensuring everyone felt comfortable and safe throughout the entire trip. We can't wait to visit again!

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July 15, 2024

Captain Frank is the best guide for your fishing trip! His expertise and knowledge of the local waters ensured we had a successful day out on the boat. He's not only a skilled angler but also a great storyteller. Highly recommend booking a trip with him!

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July 15, 2024

I can't say enough good things about Captain Frank! He's not just a captain; he's a seasoned angler who genuinely cares about his guests' experience. His knowledge of the local waters is unmatched, and his passion for fishing is contagious. If you're looking for an unforgettable fishing trip, Captain Frank is the way to go!

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