flounder, blues, weakfish

margate, nj    609 576 5998    |   call today

about us

the captain
captain john herron has owned and operated the keeper for 12 years. captain john holds a us coast guard certificate for limited 100 ton, near coastal master certified.
with over 35 year’s total experience in charter boat fishing, captain john knows the waters off greater egg and absecon inlets like the back of his hand and takes great pride in putting his customers on the flounder.

the boat
the keeper is a 50 custom pontoon boat certified by the uscg for up to 50 passengers. powered by twin four stroke 115 horse power motors, the keeper is capable of getting you out to the hot back bay fishing spots quietly and quickly. equipped with a head and bench seating the keeper is a comfortable way to spend a morning or afternoon where the big fish hole up, in the deep channels of the bay. fresh minnows are always well stocked in the ships live wells and the mates always have fresh cut bait to accent your hook. you don’t even need to bring equipment, as rods reels and rigs are available onboard for a nominal rental fee.

the mates
you’re never alone on the keeper. even the novice angler comes off the boat with a smile on his or her face after hooking up with some flatfish. mike scanny, chief mate on the keeper will see to your every need. from showing you the correct way to rig you bait to netting your catch, the mates aboard the keeper are there to serve you. and when you return to home port on amherst ave., art will even filet and bag your fish for you. it’s all part of the first class trip you will receive when you fish on the keeper. don't forget the job they do for you out there!