Archive for September 2015

Fishing Report

No Joaquin yet! Still time to slip into your rain gear and get a few casts in. With the storm somewhat stalled off the Bahamas and forecasted not to be in our area till the end of the week. The surf fishing although challenging but not impossible is still there for those willing to give it a shot.…

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Fishing Report

You have a small window to get some surf fishing in before things get a bit hairy. There is plenty of mullet out there and you know where there is bait there is fish. Point Pleasant Beach area has been having a steady pick of small bass during the night tides on swimmers and live eels.…

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Fishing Report

Last day of fluke season! Easterly winds continue to hit our beaches making fishing them challenging to say the least. Still plenty of bait out there in all that mess but finding the fish and being able to get to them is another matter. There is still some keeper crabs being taken from our dock…

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Fishing Report

One of surf fisherman’s favorite times of the year is finely here. Welcome Fall! The strong easterly winds continue making surf fish more than challenging. Heavy metals and buck tails were still taking blues yesterday while trying to hold bottom was just about impossible. There is no relief in sight from these strong easterly winds so…

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Fishing Report

Break out the big sticks the next few days will surely be a challenge! NE to E winds will stir things up and make fishing miserable for the angler but not necessarily the fish. It will also cut down on the fair weather fisherman leaving more open space for you the hard core angler. Bottle…

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Fishing Report

Small blues remain the number one fish being taken in the surf right now. While mullet and rain fish remain the predominant baits. Cut mullet seems to be out producing whole mullet with small metals are also scoring. Still hearing talk of small to keeper size bass being taken on swimming plugs during the night tides.…

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Fishing Report

Bluefish from good size snappers to nice size cocktails we gouging themselves on the massive schools of small rain fish and mullet yesterday in IBSP. The outgoing tide was producing the most action. A few small to keeper size bass have been taken on swimmers during the night and at first light. Crabbing is slowing down but catches are…

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Fishing Report

Along with the small blues and small bass in the surf, albies are chasing schools of bait both in and out of casting range from Ortley Beach to IBSP. Cut mullet is the number one bait right now for the bass and blues. Thin profile metals on fluorocarbon leaders will give you a shot at…

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Fishing Report

Great stretch of weather upcoming this week. Uncrowded beaches and mild air temperatures makes for some enjoyable fishing along our beaches. Cocktail blues from Seaside Park to IBSP are keeping anglers busy. Cut mullet is definitely the way to go with poppers and metals in second place. Small bass are still being taken at first…

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Fishing Report

Cocktail blues on mullet in IBSP yesterday. A school of small to medium size bluefish were on a school of mullet yesterday in the park. Small bass are still hanging around the north jetty. Reports of brown sharks at first light also are coming in. The bay is giving up some bigger blowfish mixed in with decent size kingfish.…

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