Frequently asked questions/policies 

   

WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING ON YOUR CHARTER? 

  • Rain jacket and pants, if rain is in the forecast

  • Warm clothing. Even if it is warm out, sometimes it is cooler than you may think on the water, we recommend wearing layers 

  • Closed toe Shoes- Comfortable non-skid boat shoes are recommended (we are not responsible for any foot injuries while wearing open toe shoes/ no shoes) 

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat

  • Camara

  • Any food and drinks you may want for the trip, beer and wine is fine (no glassware), a case of water will also be available for you on the boat

  • A cooler to put your catch in after the charter

HOW SHOULD YOU PAY FOR YOUR CHARTER?

 

  • The complete balance of your trip is due when you return to the dock after your charter. Cash is the preferred form of payment but check and credit card payments are also accepted. There is a 3.5% transaction fee for all credit card payments made through our Square credit card reader. Tip to your crew is greatly appreciated.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN COME ON A CHARTER?

  • The 28 Regulator can handle parties up to 6 people. If your party is lager then six people please give us a call and we will be happy to try to arrange something that will accommodate you. The 19 Carolina Skiff can accommodate 1-2 customers.

SHOULD YOU BRING YOUR OWN FOOD?

  • Yes. Please feel free to bring your own food and drink on your charter. We will have a cooler filled with ice for your food and drinks, but you may also bring your own cooler if you like. A case a water will be available for you on the boat, free of charge. Please refrain from bringing any kind of glassware on your trip. Alcohol is allowed as long as it is consumed in a moderate fashion, the captain reserves the right to return early if anyone on the charter becomes too intoxicated.

WHAT TIME DOES THE BOAT LEAVE THE DOCK?

 

  • The starting time for each trip varies. Departure times can change due to weather, tide and sunlight. We will make sure to confirm your trips departure time with you upon booking your charter.

DO YOU NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN FISHING GEAR?

  • No. All fishing gear will be provided for you. If you do have a favorite rod or lure you would like to bring, please feel free!

WILL YOU GET SEASICK?

  • If you are known to have issues with motion sickness we do recommend taking either Dramamine or motion sickness patches before or during your trip. We also recommend you consider booking your charter on our 376 Canyon boat that is equipped with a Seakeeper stabilizer that drastically reduces the rock of the boat and helps with seasickness symptoms . Check out what a Seakeeper is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcZq13l7v1k

CANCELATION POLICY 

  • Trip specific deposits are required to secure requested charter dates. Deposits are refundable up until 7 days prior to your booked charter. The captain reserves the right to cancel your charter due to inclement weather. Most charters will go out in rain and fog however wind speed and sea state are important factors in determining cancellations. If your charter is cancelled due to weather, you will be offered alternative dates or fully refunded.  

Contact

Capt. Caroline Scotti

​​Tel: 203-536-9567​

info@jaxcharters.com

Jax Fishing, LLC

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