That Belmar party boat had a great day with the big bass, claiming that there were a few 50-pounders included. Posted on October 23, 2019 Ocean striper bite continues The Golden Eagle report didn t come in before I posted my blog last night.
Posted on October 21, 2019 Are too many striper releases a problem Surprisingly. a point of contention at last week s ASMFC Striped Bass Advisory Panel meeting in Baltimore was that recreational fishermen are releasing too many stripers.
Posted on October 20, 2019 Northeast winds coming Small craft warnings are up for northeast winds at 15-20 knots with gusts to 30 on Monday. The Big Mohawk from Belmar reported an improvement in bottom fishing for sea bass, porgies and winter flounder.
Posted on October 19, 2019 Yellowfins finally bite at night in canyons Right through last weekend s canyon trip, the Big Jamaica from Brielle had marked some tuna on canyon overnighters, but they wouldn t bite. The weekend trip produced a sword over 500 pounds by Chris Cholula of Freehold.
Posted on October 17, 2019 No decision at ASMFC Striped Bass Panel Meeting I m sorry about not being able to do a blog last night, but as noted in the last blog I was attending the ASMFC Striped Bass Advisory Panel meeting in Baltimore and my return flight was delayed for hours and didn t leave for Newark until 11 30. Ex-State Senator Lou Bassano and I stood with the unanimous choice of Option 2 by sportfishermen, and both positions will be presented to the ASMFC Striped Bass Board at the upcoming meeting in New Hampshire which will set the 2020 regs.
Posted on October 14, 2019 Columbus Day looking good After last week s northeaster, we deserve a nice day and the Columbus Day holiday should be just that in the morning. The only variety was a 4-inch sea bass that I hooked on the crab-baited jig.
Posted on October 12, 2019 A few surf stripers released as Beach Brawl begins Despite very poor surf conditions, the Barrier Island Beach Brawl got started today as some stripers were released after a photo measurement. The Golden Eagle from Belmar has cancelled tonight s 7 30 p. m. bluefish trip.