Posted on April 6, 2020 Keyport waterfront closed After all the traffic noted in yesterday s blog, the police closed the Keyport, N. J. waterfront which attracted crowds during a nice day. There s another nice day coming up as the morning marine forecast is for 5-10 knot southwest winds and 2-3-foot seas.
Posted on April 5, 2020April 5, 2020 Anglers explode onto Raritan Bay Pandemic concerns seem to be cast aside today as anglers frustrated with quarantines took advantage of a calm day to seek out striped bass in Raritan Bay. As a result, he said the arriving boats had to use the Keyport Marina ramp.
Posted on April 4, 2020April 4, 2020 HRFA Striper Derby still on The Hudson River Fisherman s Association Catch, Tag and Release Derby is still on as scheduled from April 17 to May 15. That all-release contest is limited to the Hudson River and associated waterways but excludes Raritan Bay and ocean waters.
Posted on April 3, 2020 Raritan Bay stripers turn on to chunks The solid run of striped bass continues in Raritan Bay, but when Joe Massa went out Wednesday on his My Three Sons from Morgan Marina he found that their preferences had changed. Sunday is looking good so far with a forecast of south winds at a mere 5-10 knots.
Posted on April 2, 2020April 2, 2020 The big one that got away again! However, I did know that the IGFA world record on 30-pound was vacant and it would surely be a world record if the line tested out at 30-pounds or less.