Archive for April 2013

Fishing Report

A little slow yesterday due to the weather, but for the anglers who did not let a little rain bother them the results remained the same. Striped bass took clams and cut bunker fished on the bottom. The amount of keepers compared to shorts are on the rise. There are schools of bunker out there…

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Bass and blues hitting clams and bunker in the surf. There were also some blues and short stripers caught in the back yesterday with the blues in the 5 -7 lb range. We have clams, fresh bunker and an assortment of frozen baits so get out there. Mario

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Fishing Report

The spring run seems to be heating up! The back bay in the last few days have been giving up some quality fish. Blues up to 10 lbs and the biggest bass our shop has weighted in from the bay hit the scales at 18 lbs yesterday. The fish was caught by Phil Dirt on…

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Fishing Report

The number of keeper bass caught in the park yesterday were on the rise. A few blue fish were in the mix in the 8 to 10 lb range. Clams on a high low rigs are doing it for the bass while fresh cut bunker accounted for several of the blue fish. Buck tail jigs…

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Fishing Report

Looks like a nice couple of days coming up with lower winds and good AM tides to go along with the 8 AM to 6PM Island Beach State Park hours of operation. We are hoping this will change soon and go back to business as usual in the park. The same body of fish seem…

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Fishing Report

More and more anglers are starting to fish Island Beach State Park each day. Short bass with some keepers mixed in is whats going on at this time. The back bay still is producing blues on cut bunker in the Toms River to Oyster Creek areas. Clams fished on the rig of your choice in…

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Fishing Report

Blue fish were caught in the bay yesterday on cut bunker. The fish were in the 4 to 10 lb range. There has been bunker from Toms River area to Oyster Creek. Action in Island Beach State Park remains the same, small to keeper size bass on clams. Swimming plugs will work on both the…

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Fishing Report

Striped Bass catches increase in  Island Beach State Park! I guess it’s a numbers game more anglers = more fish. The sale of beach buggy permits in the park this week has brought more anglers to the beach, and while there why not fish! Fresh bait is the way to go early in the spring…

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Fishing Report

Nice to see beach buggies pulling in with 2013 Island Beach State Park beach buggy permits. Yesterday was the first day they were on sale at the gate with the promise of full beach access to come shortly. The off shore bass bite in the Ortley and Seaside Hights areas has been good with some…

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Fishing Report

The spring run of striped bass looks like it might be getting underway! Reports of keeper bass along with shorts are being taken on clams in Island Beach State Park and a few spots just north of Seaside where anglers can gain access to the beach. Along with the clams bass are taking small plastic…

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