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Mike, Thank you for a great day fishing. Everyone was very pleased at how the day turned out. We will see you again.


~ John C.

Glad I finally got out with you guys. I just wanted to tell you that my guys and I had a blast fishing with your guys on Sunday. Capt Carlos is an amazing bottom fishing guide who seems to know everything about every piece of structure out there. Everyone was first class and also extremely personable and we enjoyed it very much. Cant wait to book another trip with you guys.

Thanks again

~ Darren B.

We had such a great time. I already know we are coming back for another trip. You guessed it! I thought you were exagerating about how many fish you caught. I could not believe how you knew the water and where to find them. You kept Matthew busy the whole time.

I look forward to another trip soon. Thanks again,

~ Jeanne K.

Just wanted to thank you again for a great time on your Charter a couple weeks ago. Catching my first striper and Black fish was memorable. You and Carlos made even a newbie feel right at home. I look foward to more trips!

Best regards,

~ Jason G.

Capt. Fred I can't thank you enough for providing the intel out there today that gave my son the opportunity to catch this 41" 26Lb Striper. Fred went out of his way with a follow up call after providing some info, all to make sure we caught fish today. We ended the day with a 39" and 41". We also caught a 38" last night about 8:30pm on a Mann stretch bunker lure trolling.

~ Jesse

Capt. Fred Gamboa

Captain Fred is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain with a OUPV Near Coastal to 100 Miles offshore certificate. He has been running boats from NJ for the past 15 years and has fished for all species of fish from inshore to offshore. He has been a writing contributor to the Fisherman Magazine for the past 6 years and has been conducting seminars for the past 3 years for the Fisherman Magazine, Shimano, and Sportsman Center. Currently, Captain Fred is a Member of the Contender Boats Pro Fishing team and member of the Shimano Pro Staff. He's affiliated with companies which include Garmin Electronics, Gamma Fluorocarbon, Frabill Nets, Dennis Braid Products, West Marine, Trophy Teasers, and AquaSkinz.

Capt. Carlos Bastos

He has been running boats since the age of 15. He has run all kinds of boats and has fished for all kinds of species and his expertise is on bottom fishing. He has his 100 Ton Master Captain's License. Carlos has been a past contributor to the Fisherman magazine, and will be joining Capt. Fred on the lecture circuit this upcoming winter.

Capt. Joe DeGruttola

Captain Joe is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain with a OUPV Near Coastal to 100 Miles offshore certificate. He has been fishing with us for about a year, he has been a hardworking member who has vast experience on the water. He has mated on Party Boats out of Atlantic Highlands for the past 5 years and recently obtained his captain's license. He also is a boat owner who has run his boat in nearshore waters for the past 10 years.

Capt. Max Forlenza

Capt. Max has been fishing for over 18 years but has been concentrating on saltwater fishing for over the past 8. He has been running his own boat with a 6 pack OUPV license for inshore trips targeting striped bass, bluefish, sea bass, fluke and blackfish. Max will be graduating this May from Paul Smith's College with a degree in Natural Resource Management.

Mike Tyas

Mike Tyas has been fishing since he was 5 years old and has had the opportunity to fish the entire east coast for game fish. Captain Fred, his business partner, friend, and fishing companion have been fishing together both inshore and offshore for the past 6 years and they still love this exciting sport. Specializing in Stripers, Blues, Tuna, Sharks, or bottom fish we can do it all. So come aboard Andreas’ Toy Charters have fun, make new friends, and catch big fish.

Mate John Forys

John has been fishing with me for the last 3 years both inshore and offshore, he has the an uncanny knack to get the fish bite going by numerous tricks he has learned over the years. John works hard and makes customers laugh with his sense of humor.

Our Vessel

     31 Contender FA

State of the Art Fishing Vessel. Cruising Speed of 35 miles per hour, top end speed of 50 miles per hour! Total length of 33ft, weight of 11,500 lbs, with a 245 gallons of fuel powered with dual 250 four stroke Yamaha engines. During test drive of this boat I was able to achieve 35 miles per hour into a 2-4 foot head sea with 8 men on the boat! 360 degree fishing access, with the creature comforts of Stand up shower and head, ability to sleep 2 adults, full galley with microwave, Flat screen DVD, and surround sound XM satellite radio. This boat also has the latest in safety and electronics, Garmin 3010C chartplotter / radar / colorfishfinder / offshore weather service and ICOM boat VHF radio. Latest 406 Epirb, rescue life raft, and satellite phone. Click here to see the cabin view

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