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All about the South Jersey Shore from Ocean City to Cape May

Fishing and Boating

There are many opportunities for fishing and boating at the shore. If you are looking to find out where you can fish and where you can rent boats at the shore, we have the information for each town. Need fishing supplies? We’ve found the area’s bait and tackle shops, as well as information about fishing charters.

If you are wondering where to fish at the shore, there are many locations here.

Avalon

Fishing Areas

There are several public docks in Avalon at the following locations: 8th Street Fishing Pier, 20th Street and 5th Avenue, 22nd Street and 6th Avenue, 23rd Street, 24th Street and 5th Avenue, 33rd Street, 37th Street, 53rd Street, 57th Street, 80th Street, 21st Street Island, 25th Street Island, Ocean Drive Boat Ramps at 53rd and 80th Streets

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters in Avalon. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Moran’s Dockside Bait & Tackle and Hoagie Shop – 14th & Ocean Drive
Avalon Hodge Podge – 2389 Ocean Drive

Boat Rentals

We were not able to find any boat rentals in Avalon, but there are towns nearby where boat rental companies are located. Check out the different listings we’ve found. If you know of a place not listed here, please share your information in the comments below.

Cape May

Fishing Areas

Cape May Point State Park – at the end of the cape
Sunset Beach –
Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Center –

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters in Cape May. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Cape May Bait & Tackle – 719 Broadway, West Cape May
Utsch’s Marina Tackle Shop – 1121 Route 109, Schellenger’s Landing

Boat Rentals

We were not able to find any boat rentals in Cape May, but there are towns nearby where boat rental companies are located. Check out the different listings we’ve found. If you know of a place not listed here, please share your information in the comments below.

Ocean City

Fishing Areas

9th Street Bridge Pier – 2 sides, north and south of the bridge
Ocean City/Longport Bridge Pier – north end of Ocean City
“Beer Pier” – 9th Street Bridge on the north Somers Point side, behind Circle Liquors

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters in Ocean City. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Fish N Stuff – 621 Bay Avenue
Tackle Direct – 6825 Tilton Rd Bldg C, Egg Harbor Township
Ocean City Fishing Center – 300 Bay Avenue
Fin-Atics – 1325 West Avenue

Boat Rentals

Ocean City Fishing Center – 300 Bay Avenue
Pirate’s Cove Marina – 308 Bay Avenue
Bay Cats Kayak and Catamaran Rentals – 316 Bay Avenue

Sea Isle City

Fishing Areas

Public Fishing Pier – 59th street and the Bay (next to the Dealy Field)

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters in Sea Isle City. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Larsen’s Marina – 7 Old Sea Isle Boulevard
Sea Isle Bait and Tackle 42nd Street and Park Road
Red Dog Bait and Tackle – 5006 Landis Avenue
Sunset Pier Bait and Tackle 86th and the Bay
Two Chums Bait Tackle and Boat Rentals – 375 43rd Place

Boat Rentals

Larsen’s Marina – 7 Old Sea Isle Boulevard
Minmar Marine 14 Old Sea Isle Boulevard
Two Chums Bait Tackle and Boat Rentals – 375 43rd Place

Stone Harbor

Fishing Areas

83rd Street Fishing Pier – 83rd Street and the Bay

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters in Stone Harbor. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Smuggler’s Cove – 370 83rd Street

Boat Rentals

Smuggler’s Cove – 370 83rd Street

Strathmere

Fishing Areas

Whale Creek Marina – 100 Taylor Avenue, Strathmere

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters near Strathmere. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Whale Creek Marina – 100 Taylor Avenue, Strathmere

Boat Rentals

Whale Creek Marina – 100 Taylor Avenue, Strathmere

Townsends Inlet

Fishing Areas

Beach on Sea Isle side of the inlet
Sea wall on Avalon side of the inlet
Pier 88 Marina – 8800 Sounds Ave (88th and the Bay)

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters near Townsends Inlet. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

Sunset Pier Bait and Tackle – 86th and the Bay
Pier 88 Marina – 8800 Sounds Ave (88th and the Bay)

Boat Rentals

Pier 88 Marina – 8800 Sounds Ave (88th and the Bay)

Wildwood

Fishing Areas

Dad’s Place Marina (fishing pier) – 501 Ocean Drive, Wildwood
Grassy Sound Marina – 13 Old. N Wildwood Boulevard

Fishing Charters

There are many companies that offer fishing charters in Wildwood. Click here for more information.

Bait and Tackle

No Bones Bait and Tackle Shop – 560 W Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood
Canal Side Boats and Kayaks – 1710 Delaware Avenue, North Wildwood

Boat Rentals

Pier 47 Marina – 3001 Wildwood Boulevard
No Bones Bait and Tackle Shop – 560 W Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood
Canal Side Boats and Kayaks – 1710 Delaware Avenue, North Wildwood
Dad’s Place Marina – 501 Ocean Drive, Wildwood
Grassy Sound Marina – 13 Old. N Wildwood Boulevard
South Dock Marina – 231 West 10th Avenue, North Wildwood

There may be more opportunities for fishing and boating at the shore not listed here. If you know of any that we missed, please leave a comment below. The more information we can share, the better!

There are many fishing charters at the shore
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