The Hooked Up II is a 55′ Carolina custom charter boat based out of Cape May, New Jersey (NJ) and departs from South Jersey Marina. She is one of the newest, fastest and most comfortable deluxe charter boats on the entire East Coast. Carolina custom hulls are known for their world class rides without excessive pounding as well as being extremely dry boats in all kinds of sea conditions. The Hooked Up II has a huge cockpit to accommodate up to 6 anglers and crew comfortably!
Over the last few years we have caught far more Yellowfin and Big Eye Tuna than any charter boat that fishes based out of Cape May. We are proud of our reputation as a boat who catches fish as well as our knowledgeable mates with extensive experience in offshore tuna fishing and many other fisheries in the Cape May area.
We specialize in trophy Stripers and Spring Black Drum inshore and all Tuna species, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi (Dolphin) Offshore.please be sure to check out the trips we offer for the 2017 season as well as our rates.
Fishing Trips on the Hooked Up II
When fishing offshore in the local canyons off of Cape May, NJ, we target all Tuna species (Yellowfin, Bluefin, Giant Bluefin, Big Eye), Wahoo and Mahi Mahi (Dolphin).
We will also fish for Marlin/Billfish when they are present or upon request if you desire to target those species.
Fishing aboard the 55′ Hooked Up II provides maximum comfort for our customers thanks to her deluxe accommodations and world class ride.
We usually start Black Drum trips in late April around the new or full moons. We fish either on the Delaware or the New Jersey side of the bay depending on the where the best bite is.
The last couple of years the Black Drum showed up first in the shallow flats on the Delaware side because the water is usually a few degrees warmer in the spring than the New Jersey side.
We will discuss with all charters prior to departure which side of the bay has the best fishing and they can decide what works best for them.
Visit our Spring Black Drum page for more information on Black Drum fishing or Contact us to book your trip today!
]On the Hooked Up II we prefer to chunk the Delaware Bay on all trips targeting trophy stripers in the 20-50 lb. plus range. Chunking for trophy striper is our specialty and our mates are some of the best of any charter boat in South Jersey at this fishery.
We will troll in the open ocean when necessary if that’s the only place the fish are, but we will never go beyond the legal 3 mile limit when striper fishing.
Looking to fish for a specific species or a trip you don’t see listed?
Contact us and lets discuss it. We can create custom trips for you and your group! Some examples of trips we have done in the past:
- Tournaments: South Jersey Shark Tournament, Mid Atlantic $500,000
- Shark trips in the Delaware Bay
- Shark trips in the Open Ocean or Canyons targeting Mako Sharks
- Offshore Black Sea Bass (December only)