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Providing All Your Fishing and Recreational Needs

If you ever find yourself in Barnegat Bay, you can rely on us at The Dock Outfitters in Seaside Heights, NJ to provide you with supplies for your fun activities. We are your one-stop shop for fishing and recreational needs including rental boats, Jet Skis, and WaveRunners.

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | August 3, 2023

Fluke fishing in the surf has slowed somewhat but schools of cocktail blues are still around. The bay is producing nice action with blue claw crabs, blow fish and spot. Snappers are still on hold in our area of the bay for some reason but that could change at any day now. With the little…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | July 26, 2023

Both weather and fish are cooperating and that’s always a good thing! Plenty of sun and a clean ocean with tons of blues in all sizes from snapper to chopper. Fluke are also in abundance in short to keeper sizes. With skates, rays and sand sharks rounding off the bite. Crabbing in the bay is…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | July 21, 2023

While crabbing yesterday in the bay from one of our rental boats, one of our regulars caught 40 large blue claw #1 Jimmy’s. during a 4 hour rental! Check out the photo of his catch on our facebook page! Cocktail blues showed up yesterday out front in IBSP along with a good amount of short…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | July 19, 2023

Not much has changed! Fluke remain the number one target in the surf and back bays and inlets. Small blues and the occasional small bass are always possible. Spot have made their appearance in the bay from local piers, snapper blues should be in soon. Crabbing is decent with better catches coming in off our…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | July 12, 2023

Fishing for fluke remains good both in the surf and back bay. Crabbing is also good from local docks and piers and even better from boats where you have the option to hit several spots.

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | July 5, 2023

Fluke fishing remains consistent along our beaches! Blue fish and a few bass are also present. Remember the new striped bass regulations went in to effect July 2nd, it reads- 1 fish 28″ to 31″ only!! Smaller and larger fish must be released unharmed. Inline circle hooks for bait must still be used. Crabbing in…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | June 30, 2023

Independence weekend (4th of July) spells crowds at the Jersey shore! Stay safe and enjoy the local festivities on the boardwalks and beaches. For the fisherman, both first light and last light will give you the beaches somewhat to yourselves. Fluke remain the number one target with blues and some small straggler bass still around.…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | June 28, 2023

Fluke have taken over the number one spot in the surf right now. Blues are still in the mix with a sprinkling of striped bass hear and there. The number one method, by far, for the fluke remains buck tail jigs tipped with gulp. The blues and the few bass that are still around are…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | June 23, 2023

Hard to get a report on the surf activity with the lack of participation over the last several days. Rain and strong easterly winds has been keeping anglers at home. Today’s forecast, although calling for some rain, has the winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. The surf remains fishable, so grab your rain gear…

Fishing Report

By The Dock Outfitters | June 21, 2023

The surf scene is switching over to it’s summer mode now. Fluke fishing is starting to heat up, and tailor blues are also in the mix. Buck tail jigs tipped with gulp or squid strips for the fluke while poppers, swimmers, metals and cut baits for the blues. There are fluke and blues in the…

What We Offer

WaveRunner Rentals

If you are looking for real fun in the water, we suggest riding through the waves. With our fleet of Yamaha WaveRunner rentals, you will surely enjoy your ride on the Barnegat Bay!
(Available Memorial Day - Labor Day; Weather Permitting)

Carolina Skiff

Our full line of rental boats includes outboard-powered, 16 feet Carolina Skiffs. These boats are perfect for fishing, crabbing, and cruising along the Barnegat Bay!
(Available Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Pontoon Boats

If you're looking for a bit more comfort while cruising on the bay, consider one of our pontoon boats. We have boats of up to 24 feet, which are available for larger parties of up to 8 adults and 2 children.
(Available Memorial Day - Labor Day)

Fishing Tackle

Our full-service bait and tackle shop has everything you need for any fishing or crabbing trip; from the beach to the bay, to the ocean, we've got you covered. We can provide you with fishing poles, crab traps, bait and more for any trip, large or small. We also provide a free crabbing and fishing pier right behind our shop!

Winter Hours (12/31-5/1) ; 7AM-2PM

“Breakfast and Lunch, Every Day of the Week!”

If you want to have breakfast, lunch, or a quick snack after a day on the bay, or if you just want to enjoy the amazing view of the scenic Barnegat Bay from our newly renovated upstairs cafe; We serve some of the best food on the island including our daily specials and the following:

  • Breakfast Platters
  • Home Fries
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Hot Dogs
  • Burgers
  • Cheesesteaks
  • Salads

Daily Specials

Winter Hours  (12/31-5/1) Monday-Friday 7AM-2PM
In Season Hours - 7AM - 6PM; 7 Days a Week!