Pete Connell of Avon fished his favorite sea bass numbers at the Farms on the opening day for that species, but caught only a couple and one porgy before very big dogfish drove him off. The sea bass season is finally open and there seems to be good numbers of larger fish on the wrecks in the 30 mile range.
Oct 22 2017 10 22 VERY GOOD FISHING TODAY 10 22 BOTTOM FISHING- Hey everyone we had a nice crowd on the boat today for the sea bass opener and the weather was perfect. Fishing was very good with action all day with a mixed bag catch.
Nice weather and decent fishing by Capt Ted White 22 October 2017 our last canyon trip was a pretty good one, Tom Hook's crew had a nice assortment. Did a little more pot hopping and caught a dozen or so more before heading home, the weather for the entire trip was great.
Atlantic Highlands porgy fishing October 21 21 October 2017 Capt. Tom Made both morning and afternoon trips today and it was another good day. Starting Monday October 22 will be 3 4 day fishing everyday for seabass, porgies and blackfish.
THE ROYAL MISS BELMAR IS SAILING TOMORROW MORNING, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22ND, FOR OPENING DAY OF SEA BASS SEASON!With Miss Belmar s 3 engines and a total of 2,100 horsepower, she is the first boat to the fishing grounds every day and we guarantee it.
The Fishermen from Atlantic Highlands had lots of jumbo porgies plus small tog, a couple of flounder, and even a fluke. Dave Brink, Middletown, NJ, took the pool with his largest of 21 legal sized blackfish he caught today.
We started out the day looking for fish to jig as using the bait has not been working out this week, and the conditions weren't right. We saw plenty of birds and fish jumping in various areas, but unfortunately they were all Albacore.