Posted on December 28, 2020 Are stripers still inÂ surf? The surf settled quite a bit today, but Mike Monte didnâ€™t catch any stripers at Belmar or see any caught by other anglers at what had been a hot spot. Jerry Lasko also found nothing in the Ocean County surf either early or in the afternoon, but another surfcaster caught two later in the morning This doesnâ€™t mean the stripers are gone as Jerry reported the surf is at about a relatively mild 45 degrees.. Small craft warnings are up through Tuesday afternoon. Southwest winds will be 15-20 knots in the morning with gusts to 25. The Golden Eagle from Belmar had to cancel their offshore sea bass trip on Dec. 28 due to the weather, but will be sailing Tuesday at 7 p.m. and has room. Visit their web site for reservations.