The DEP reports a special fishing opportunity High school aged students have a chance to participate in the Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament on May 20 as part of a team. The High School Team Category is for students who are part of a formal fishing club, members of a Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs group, or a non-formal group.
2-6-18 We had a very nice day today offshore,very calm with light winds.,shame only a handful of people came down on such a nice day. Perch were chewing and we had inbetween a few nice codfish,some keeper pollock,and keeper blackfish.
Capt. Joe Bogan of the Jamaica II at Brielle reported catches up to 53 ling and three cod to 12 pounds. There was the same story of great ling fishing plus a few cod at Point Pleasant as the party boat fleet was being kept busy.