Bob and Captain with Bob's very 1st saltwater fish
About The Captain
Captain Mark is a life long resident of the Jersey shore. He began his boating career in 1973 as a mate aboard a charter boat in Point Pleasant and is now a USCG Master Captain with a 50 ton license. The Captain considers himself fortunate to run his own charter boat since fishing is his passion. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and love of fishing with his customers whether they are first timers or experienced anglers.
He has great pride in providing a good day at sea. His main objectives are bending poles, putting fish in the box and having fun, ending with a successful day of fishing and fun.
Captain Mark is a member of
NACO, National Assoc. of Charter Boat Operators
RFA, Recreational Fishing Alliance
IGFA, International Game Fish Assoc.
Primary 1st Mate: Doug Whitney
Doug has been hooked on fishing since he was 7 years old. Having the opportunity to fish along side his Dad and his Uncle who charters out of the Florida Keys whom he gained valuable knowledge from.
He is currently a college student who has been working on the Erin Elizabeth for the last 5 years. Doug's passion is catching trophy fish and he enjoys fishing with young anglers. Doug works to make each trip a memorable one and successful.
Eric has been fishing the NJ waters since his Uncle gave him his first fishing rod at the age of 5. Fishing is a true passion for Eric, chasing fish from his boat, kayak, or from the shore. A teacher by trade, he enjoys spending his summers on the water. He has worked as a mate for other area charter boats, gaining experience in both inshore and offshore fishing. While working on the Erin Elizabeth, Eric is there to help make your trip fun,safe, and enjoyable. Eric is also a licensed USCG Captain.