Posted on November 4, 2019 Big stripers turn back on in ocean Bob Matthews at Fisherman s Den in Belmar Marina passed along the good news that big stripers are biting again in the ocean. Mark Roy said it was very quiet today in Raritan Bay as he didn t get any hits on his Release Me from Raritan Marina while trolling mo-jos, but managed a short bass casting under birds late in the afternoon.
Vinny D Anton checked the Monmouth County surf in a couple of areas, but found only big seas. I tried Point Pleasant Canal where the only fish I saw caught was about a 25-inch dtriper by Joe Melillo of Castaway s Tackle in Point Pleasant.
Posted on October 27, 2019 Jamaica hit canyon tuna Friday night The Jamaica from Brielle had their best canyon tuna trip Friday night They were reading tuna all night, but there were only sharks and no tuna hits until Kyle Budd of Lakewood jigged a yellowfin at 6 30 a. m. Then the bite turned on with both jigs and bait. Check with the Jamaica about this week s canyon trips by calling 732 528-5014.
Posted on October 26, 2019 Tough day for party boat stripers Though the weather was fine in the morning, striped bass were generally very fussy in the ocean, The Golden Eagle from Belmar reported seeing bass but few would hit in too much boat traffic Yet, Capt. Dave De Gennaro ran all the way north from Barnegat with his Hi Flier and found a spot where his fares were able to boat six bass on jigs and poppers while releasing others.
Posted on October 24, 2019October 24, 2019 STRIPERS CONTINUE IN THE SPOTLIGHT Not everyone is at the right place at the right time, but the current run of large stripers in the NY NJ Bight area makes the effort well worthwhile. Vinny D Anton found the Monmouth County surf to be clear and fishable as he caught four school bass on a Tsunami Sand Eel and an old tin squid.
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.