Posted on April 17, 2020 A remora record in the family Connor Correll was bottom fishing off Islamorada in the Florida Keys yesterday with his father Todd my nephew on their Sea Vee 39 when he reeled up the biggest remora they d ever seen. Though southwest winds are gusting to 25 knots tonight and some rain is expected, the morning forecast is better with west winds at just 10 knots before switching to northwest with gusts to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Posted on April 16, 2020 N. J. limited to 737 cobia this year New Jersey is on the northern fringe of cobia migrations, and as a result is included with other states seeing few cobia in de minimus status. Those states share a mere 1 of the cobia quota, which results in a recreational allocation for New Jersey of 737 cobia this year.
Posted on April 15, 2020April 15, 2020 NJOA fights to open state parks The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance NJOA has been opposed to the closure of state parks due to the pandemic right from the announcement of the executive order by Gov. org.
Posted on April 13, 2020April 13, 2020 First bluefish report The Fischers not only caught stripers in the river yesterday from their boat in Highlands, but also added the first two bluefish I ve heard of so far. Phil said they caught at least 20 stripers up a 15-pounder.
The marine forecast is only for showers, but land-based forecasts are predicting heavy morning rain along with thunderstorms. A storm warning has been posted for Monday, and south winds are already predicted to gust to 30 knots this afternoon before blowing at 30-40 knots in the morning plus gusts to 50 and 10-15-foot seas.
Posted on April 11, 2020 Manhattan Cup postponed to next year Along with the Olympics and many other events we were looking forward to, the 20th Manhattan Cup has been postponed to next year due to the pandemic. The winds calmed down somewhat today, but it was cold.
Good Friday Click here to learn more about fishing report Fishing Report April 10, 2020 First off I hope everyone is feeling healthy,I am looking forward to getting back out there to fish but we are in standby mode for the time being. Thanks and I am looking forward to seei.
Posted on April 10, 2020 More events pushed back All sorts of events have been pushed back, due to the pandemic, in hopes that they can be conducted later in the year. While talking with Tom Fote of the JCAA today, he noted that the Governor s Surf Fishing Tournament has been pushed back from May to Oct. 25.
Posted on April 9, 2020April 9, 2020 N. J. Wildlife Management Areas are open When Gov. Murphy closed N. J. state and county parks a couple of days ago, there was no specific mention of the Wildlife Management Areas though it didn t look good for them.