There's some good news on the federal front as reported by Keep America Fishing On April 6, 2017, the Modern Fish Act was introduced in the House of Representatives by Representatives Garret Graves (R-La. )Rather than continuing to manage recreational fishing in the same way as commercial fishing - much like the proverbial square peg and the round hole - the new bill is a comprehensive package designed to provide federal managers with the tools and data they need to effectively manage America's 11 million saltwater anglers.
12-14-17 Nice day out there,little cold for me,I spent alot of timte upstairs today but the guys who toughened it out in the bow had a great blackfish chew. Alot of fish that just missed the mark but in between we had some nice keepersand the guys had 3,4 or maybe 5 keepers a piece.
Atlantic Highlands blackfishing December 14 14 December 2017 Capt. Tom Due the weather the past few days Monday was the last time we fished. The weather for tomorrow looks good with less wind so we will be fishing for blackfish.
com shore blogs fishing), Capt. Vinnie Vetere had lots of action with large bass while trolling his custom Mo-Jos in the Hudson River last weekend from Katfish Charters out of Great Kills. The Big Jamaica made the long run from Brielle to Block Island last Saturday evening to get into hot fishing for jumbo sea bass plus porgies and some cod on Sunday.
At Brielle the Big Jamaica had a successful Block Island trip for jumbo sea bass and will be running more on Saturday evenings to fish on Sunday. There will also be a Saturday offshore wreck trip for sea bass.
Dec 13 2017 12 13 BLACKFISH UPDATE 12 13 BLACKFISH UPDATE- Hey everyone with the weather we have been tied to the dock waiting for decent weather. The water temp has dropped which should help with the blackfish bite.
After all the west winds we've had, the surf was still rough today -- but small stripers continued to bite in the breaking waves. The northwest wind is predicted to howl on Wednesday, and should finally knock the swell down -- but temperatures will also be much lower.