Adam La Rosa had reports from Oregon Inlet that bigeye, yellowfin and bluefin tuna have all arrived in their offshore waters where La Rosa will be booking charters this winter on a 55-foot custom Carolina. Posted on January 28, 2020 Ocean calms blackfishing resumes tomorrow West winds did their job and knocked down a big swell.
Included is Garrett Weir, who lost the 2018 contest on a tiebreaker, but went on to run way with last year s Dream Boat. Posted on January 25, 2020 Taking a break for Cyndi s wedding The weather is fine in Palm Beach as I get ready to give my youngest daughter, and former mate on my charter boat, Cyndi away to Luis Gonzalez at their wedding in St. Ann s. Luis is also an avid angler and boat owner.
A small craft advisory goes up late Friday night through late Saturday night. Posted on January 24, 2020 Another calm day before the Small Craft Advisory Calm seas should prevail tomorrow morning as the forecast is for just northeast at 5-10 knots before it goes to east at 10-15 in the afternoon with gusts to 20 in the afternoon.
Posted on January 23, 2020 Good blackfish conditions Though the weekend looks poor at this time, the next two days appear to be ideal for blackfishing which is still holding up inshore due to the lack of very cold water. The Big Mohawk will also be sailing open tomorrow at 7 a. m. At Point Pleasant, the Mimi VI is sailing open Mondays and Fridays in January from 6 30 to 4 with a maximum of 15 passengers for a fare of 120 that includes all crabs.
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Martin Smith of Sea Bright brought up that subject in a reply to my last blog by mentioning that he saw 10-12-pound blues in fish stores at Cadiz, Spain. I ve caught bluefish in such unexpected areas as the Florida Keys, Trinidad and South Africa though they were all small blues caught on the bottom with bait.
Posted on January 18, 2020 Regulators increased mortality as bluefish were declining Though bluefish have been cyclical over the ages, the current scarcity of that species certainly wasn t helped by NMFS, the ASMFC and the MAFMC which have been transferring unused recreational quota to the commercial sector rather than practicing conservation provided by anglers releasing the vast majority of their catch. There was decent tog action on Thursday s trip, including some limits.