Captain Dave Riback and all captains of the Purple Jet Fleet are FULL TIME FISHERMAN! Our goal is to create smiles, great times, action packed days & long lasting memories. Let us share our 30+ years of fishing knowledge with you.
Capt Dave began his fishing career as a third mate on the Party Fishing Boat Queen Mary at the age of 16. Working summers, put him through the University of San Diego. Dave started his captain career in the early 90’s, first as the full time night Captain on the Queen Mary. In 1997, Dave purchased a 42’ Key West # 1 Hull with jet drives and painted it Purple. That is where the name Purple Jet was derived.
Take advantage of New Jersey's fertile fishing grounds offering a wide variety of species.
Do you like a challenge? Let Capt. Dave Riback and his professional crew guide you through landing big fish on light tackle.
Take advantage of New Jersey’s fertile fishing grounds! New Jersey’s location on the Eastern seaboard presents the opportunity to intercept a variety of large pelagic species.
“These family outings will give you and your family lasting memories" - Captain Dave Riback
In the unfortunate event of a loved one passing, they sometimes have requested a burial at sea, where their bodies are cremated and ashes are scattered in the ocean.