Walter Fisher of the sponsoring Staten Island Tuna Club said he and his wife stuck it out all day and caught about 40 fluke including keepers up to 5 1 2 pounds which turned out to be a little too big for the Joey s Custom Fluke Rod awarded to a 5-pounder. Bob Matthews reports from Fisherman s Den in Belmar Marina that some 5-pound fluke have been caught in Shark River, while bigger fluke are coming from the ocean including one over 11 pounds on the Big Mohawk.
Atlantic Highlands fluke fishing July 22 22 July 2019 Capt. Tom Despite the bad forecast we made both morning and afternoon trips again today. We are half day fishing for fluke everyday making two trips (8am to 12 30 and 1 30 to 6pm).
FISHERMEN Some Bigger Fluke today, Monday First drift this morning in the first 5 minutes produced our two Largest Fluke of the day. Ended the day with Several other keepers up to 3 pounds with a load of shorts and some very nice Sea Bass.
The Miss Belmar Princess is sailing daily for blues, stripers and sea bass from 7 30 a. m. 2 30 p. m. and every afternoon for fluke sea bass from 4 30 p. m. 8 30 p. m. The Royal Miss Belmar is sailing daily for fluke and sea bass from 7 30 a. m. 12 00 p. m.
Atlantic Highlands fluke fishing July 21 21 July 2019 Capt. Tom Made both morning and afternoon trips again today. We are half day fishing for fluke everyday making two trips (8am to 12 30 and 1 30 to 6pm).
Picked some shorts here and there, found some nicer fish including a 4 pound pool fish and some Nice Sea Bass but it certainly wasn't good or enough. Big Dave had 2 nice keeper Fluke, Lester took the Pool with a 4 pound fish.
We had a great day on them, some jigged, most trolled, but either way, lots of action !The inshore tuna fishing has been steady as well, offshore a little slower, but if you like billfish, they are getting more plentiful.