Raised on the Jersey Shore, Capt. Gene Quigley is a U.S. Licensed coast guard captain and has been fishing the inshore & offshore waters of New Jersey for over 40 years. Capt. Gene specializes in catching trophy Striped Bass and Tuna using light tackle and runs Shore Catch Charters out of Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.
Gene is a noted author, seminar speaker, and has been featured on many TV shows including ESPN’s “Vacations On The Fly”, The Outdoor Channel’s “Fly Fishing The World, and Waypoint TV’s Saltwater Underground”. He was voted Saltwater Sportsman Magazine’s “Top 50 Captains Worldwide” and one of Field & Stream Magazine’s “Top 100 Guides in North America”. Gene serves on the board of directors for the American Saltwater Guides Association and sits on the national pro staff for many of the fishing industry’s top brands.
Capt. Gene has been fishing BKK Hooks for many years and has been influential in helping to introduce and grow the brand in the Northeast by pushing the limits with big fish on light tackle. Be sure to check out his social media channels or book a trip if you visit the New Jersey Shore.