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Experience the Benchmark of New Jersey Sportfishing!

Come sportfishing in New Jersey aboard the 44′ Henriques Sportfish, Benchmark. We are dedicated to providing a safe, enjoyable, and productive trip aboard one of the top charter boats in NJ.

We are available for the day, evening, overnight, and tournament trips, and offer a catering service to fit all your needs. Check our species calendar to see when your favorite fish are in season.

The waters off the coast of New Jersey offer a wide variety of fishing opportunities that many are unaware of, come join the Benchmark and her crew for a fishing trip of a lifetime. Some of the species you may encounter off our coast include Striped bass, Bluefish, Fluke, Sharks, Tuna, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and much more.

We depart from Southside Marina on the beautiful Manasquan River, in Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ. Call for additional information and New Jersey fishing reservations. All you need to bring is sunblock, a change of clothes, raingear, a hat, food and drinks and a Cooler for fish.

*Included in your charter fishing adventure are all bait and tackle, fish cleaning and packaging, and a knowledgeable and courteous crew.

Species Calendar 

Our species calendar will help you determine the best fishing months for the particular fish you’d like to target.


Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Tuna X X X X X
Shark X X
Striped Bass X X X
Fluke X X X X
Seabass X X X
Bluefish X X X X X X

Charter Rates Section

2021 Rates for 44′ Henriques

Inshore: Striped Bass, Bluefish, Fluke,  Bottom fishing

5 hrs — $895.00

8 hrs — $995.00

Offshore: Bluefin Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Shark

12 hrs — $2200.00

Canyon Day Troll

16-18 hrs — $3300.00

Overnite Canyon

24-30 hrs — $4000.00

Special Mudhole Pelagic Trips: Bonito, Bluefin, Mahi Mahi, Shark

8 hrs — $1500.00 (Up to 25 miles. Contingent on fishing conditions. Please call for details

A 15%-20% Gratuity is customary and not included in the charter price. Prices are subject to change and you will be notified before your trip if this will be the case.

Now We Also Offer Boat Rentals!

If you want to be the Captain of your own vessel, Benchmark Boat Rentals has you covered.

We have a variety of clean and well-maintained boats for you to choose from in both Bricktown, New Jersey, and Islamorada, Florida Keys.

Contact Us

+1 (732) 387-7409

Southside Marina – Slip #2

311 Channel Drive
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 

Whale Harbor Marina

83413 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036