Posted on April 1, 2020 Fishing during the pandemic The New Jersey DEP has officially changed saltwater regulations to one striped bass from 28 to 38 inches. The N. Y DEC has issued the following guidelines Response to COVID-19 A Message to Fishing Charters, Guides and Anglers The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent this bulletin on 03 31 2020 12 11 PM EDT Response to COVID-19 A Message to Fishing Charters, Guides and Anglers Fishing Safely This Season New York State is open for fishing and DEC encourages anglers to recreate locally at a nearby waterbody.
Posted on March 31, 2020March 31, 2020 Correction to NJ trout Today s blog was misleading as the regulations are the same but DEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe was referring to catch-and-release trout fishing, being open in designated areas rather than the complete opener on April 11.
Monday Click here to learn more about fishing report Fishing Report March 30, 2020 Another day of quarantine I wish I had good news for you that want to fish but unfortunately it is still just to risky at this moment And as soon as I think we can fish I will let you know here. . I really dont have a timeline as of now so sit tight.
Posted on March 29, 2020March 29, 2020 Dense fog advisory for the morning Though the wind forecast for the morning is better, along with fairly mild temperatures, the marine forecast includes a dense fog advisory up to 6 a. m. Surprisingly, the forecast doesn t mention that as the morning continues with southwest winds at 5-10 knots. Indeed, that s where Joe Massa found large bass from his My Three Sons out of Morgan Marina on Friday as he had his best release fishing in years as stripers hit both large plastic shads and glomped live bunkers without hesitation.
While large stripers are the attraction in Raritan Bay, there s been a showing of small bass for shore fishermen further south. Though you can t prove it by me, there are some small bass in Point Pleasant Canal.
Posted on March 27, 2020March 27, 2020 Stripers best bet for weekend Striped bass in Raritan Bay are the best bet at present, if you can find a way to get at them. Relatively few anglers have boats in the water so far, and getting launched may be a problem as marinas aren t considered to be an essential business.
Posted on March 26, 2020March 26, 2020 Stripers hot in Raritan Bay Dave Lilly reported striper fishing as hot as it was last week in Raritan Bay, but with bigger fish. Friday starts with west winds of 5-10 knots and rain before switching to north in the afternoon.
Posted on March 25, 2020 Some easy reading for tough times With seemingly nothing but bad news being thrown at us every day, it s nice to be able to savor some inspiration from fellow anglers about our favorite sport. The Angler s Book of Favorite Fishing Quotations is a small format hard cover from Hatherleigh Press that s distributed by Penguin Random House.