First boat to leave the dock at 7 AM. Miss Fortescue is 55 foot, has super fast twin diesels and can accomodate up to 42 passengers. Separate M/F bathrooms. Mate and bait included. Ask to have your catch photo on the website. Family oriented and friendly staff. $45 p.p.


Les Kyle, Jr. Drum fish

Drum Charters 2016

Booking dates begin 05/11/16. $800 up to 12 people. 6 hour trip. 4PM to 10PM. Call now for best dates to book your trip. 856-447-3281. Deposit required to hold your date.


MISS FORTESCUE offers charter trips all season for private events. See additional information below.








Open boat leaving Dock 13 at 7 AM Wednesday,Friday, and weekends. No reservations needed. $45 per person. Charters available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, call for additional information 856-447-3281.


Fishing the beautiful Delaware Bay for whatever is biting! Local species include flounder, striped bass, black drum, weakfish, bluefish, croakers and more. Captain Jim Higbee, III is a 4th generation , lifelong, experienced captain who begins his 34th season in 2016 on the Delaware Bay, with commitment and pride. Customer satisfaction is his only goal. He loves to catch fish.


Miss Fortescue is family oriented and children are welcome. Rental rods are available for $5. Your rods, tackle, bait,  lunch, beverages, and coolers are welcome. Seating is open. Come early to choose your spot. Alcohol is ok but unruly behaviour will not be tolerated. Remember to bring a good attitude. Dress for the weather. Sunscreen and bug spray may come in handy.  Boat sails daily, weather permitting. The MATE is there to help you board and unboard, to assist with bait, net your catch, untangle lines, help with tackle, enter you in the pool, if desired, and to clean your fish. It is customary to tip the mate for his efforts. He is there for you. Don't hesitate to ask for assistance.


Miss Fortescue is also available for private charter, lighthouse tours, dinner trips to Delaware, birthday parties, eagle/birdwatching and nature tours, and even a cruise to nowhere to see the sunset. Delaware Bay has the most spectacular sunsets.


Fortescue Sunset

OPEN BOAT 05-07-2016

Dock 13, Creek Road at

Fortescue State Marina
Fortescue, NJ 08321

GPS: 39 14.575'N

        75 10.282'W
Phone: 856-447-3281



Like us on Facebook.