The northeaster eliminated fishing just as it got started inshore on March 1, and today's northwest wind also probably kept everyone away -- though it should help settle the ocean. Discolored waters from all the rain may persist for a few tide changes, but I suspect that some anglers will be trying for flounder and school stripers shortly. In the meantime. the Outdoor Expo will be finishing its run at Rockland Community College in Suffern, N.Y. on Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit www.sportshows.com/Suffern for details. The Atlantic City Boat Show also winds up tomorrow at the Convention Center. Bob Matthews sold out of bloodworms at Fisherman's Den in Belmar Marina on Thursday, but didn't have any reports of flounder being caught despite the good weather that day. He'll have them back in stock by next weekend. Phil Scortino. at The Tackle Box in Hazlet, heard of some school stripers being caught on worms from Raritan Bay shorelines such as Union Beach before the weather turned. Clams have been unavailable from the clam boats for some time. The Ocean Explorer will be sailing daily at 7:30 a.m. for cod once the ocean settles. The seasonal pool for blackfish was distributed last week to "Randy" for his huge 17.6-pound tog.