Posted on October 24, 2021 Lack of drift hurts as Sea Hunter begins striper trips Capt. Rob Semkewyc started striper fishing Saturday with a charter on his Sea Hunter from Atlantic Highlands that produced a couple of bass despite a lack of drift. The Golden Eagle from Belmar didn t get involved in the striper mob yesterday, but went offshore for good sea bass fishing along with large porgies.
Posted on October 23, 2021 Raritan Bay was a zoo today Dave Lily got out early and trolled seven big stripers at the mouth of the bay before it became impossible to fish 300 feet of wire in the mob and came home early. All were too big to keep.
Posted on October 21, 2021 Little tunny blitz at Sandy Hook Frank Huza of Aberdeen reports that he just missed a blitz of large little tunny at Sandy Hook this morning. He checked other lots and saw tunny breaking offshore though they never came in.
Posted on October 19, 2021 Surf too calm in west winds Vinny D Anton is frustrated by weather too good for Shore surfcasting action. He says it s flat calm and crystal clear with only 10-inch snappers present.
Posted on October 18, 2021 Small craft warning now, but tomorrow looks good Though a small craft warning is up through late tonight, the morning forecast looks better with northwest winds at 15 knots plus a possible gust to 25 which should be fine for surfcasters. No reports today, but I ll catch up tomorrow.
Posted on October 17, 2021 Maryland striper Index way below average Though up slightly from last year at just 3. Bob Matthews at Fisherman s Den reports Miss Belmar Princess boated its first fall striper yesterday.