Jared Van Groningen

Jared Van Groningen ★★★★★ 5 2 reviews
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Meet Captain Jared

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Service Areas:


  • Fishing Chairs
  • GPS & Fishfinder
  • Life Jackets
  • Catch and Release Allowed
  • Cooler, Ice, Bottled Water

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 21+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 4 People
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Photos

Fishing Techniques:

Fishing Equipment:

  • Spinning Rods
  • Baitcasting Rods
  • Left & Right Handed
  • Fly Rods (request only)
  • Braid & Mono Line
bass smallmouth
Smallmouth Bass
Spotted Bass

Spotted Bass


Jared was born and raised in Manteca, California, and started fishing with his uncle at an early age. Starting with striped bass and slowly transitioning to trout and then finally falling in love with bass fishing. After purchasing his first boat at 18, Jared spent all his free time fishing and honing his skills on the California Delta and the Motherlode lakes. Jared is located in between the meca of fishing San Francisco, Sacramento, and Stockton; he started fishing at local and regional tournaments and found great success, and gained lots of knowledge in new techniques and fishing strategies. These skills will help ensure anyone on the boat has a great day of fishing.

As a young angler, Jared enjoys having fun and making sure everyone on the boat with him has an enjoyable day. Whether you are new to the sport, a seasoned pro, or something in between, you will have a fun and exciting trip.

Enjoy the latest and greatest technology on a 2020 Skeeter FXR20L with a Yamaha 250 SHO motor. This boat and motor combination is the comfiest and best-looking boat on the lake. The boat is fully loaded with 4 graphs including live scope. We can get you dialed in on reading and using graphs to help improve your chances of locating fish. There are plenty of seats and places to relax on the boat as well. We can load down the boats built in an ice chest for those hot summer days.

Book a trip today with Capt Jared for an unforgettable day on the lake with friends and family. Never taken a fishing charter, read these pros and cons and these amazing reviews to see what we mean. You can contact Capt Jared directly with any questions you may have below!




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Jared Van Groningen
Jared, supplied everything and boat was fantastic. Overall great experience!
- Richard Longo

Great experience

Jared Van Groningen
Excellent experience, great trip, will do it again!
- Tim Weitzel
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