Jim Hutchinson Sr. reports for the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association that Captain Bob Gerkens got into the tuna action on the Hot Tuna last week when he limited out with 21 yellowfin to 50-pounds at one of the canyons off Long Beach Island. Captain Gary Dugan has consistently been putting his anglers on good fluke and black sea bass action on the inshore reefs and wrecks out of Little Egg Inlet.
Posted on July 30, 2021 Ocean blues explode You didn t have to be a pro to boat a five fish party boat bluefish limit this morning as both the Jamaica from Brielle and the Golden Eagle from Belmar reported jigging 3-to-8-pounders one after another. The Jamaica is running 7 30 p. m. half-night trips for blues on Friday s and Saturday s in addition to the daily 7 30 a. m. sailings.
Posted on July 29, 2021 White Marlin Open coming up next week The big game tournament season moves into high gear next week as the White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Maryland runs from Aug. 2 to 6. The bigeye tuna bite was excellent during the recent Jimmy Johnson Quest for the Ring Tournament in Atlantic City (see photo below), and that fishery will draw attention from those not concentrating on white marlin with much lighter tackle.
A good day with nice size Fluke and some nice size seabass and a couple Blues, The pool was another 7 lber today and runner up was 5,6. We will not be fishing tomorrow I have something to take care of and tomorrow looks like the best day to do it with the weather forecast I know not many people will be showing up.
and that fishing was good for 2-7-pounders on jigs which also produced some sea bass, fluke and ling before more sea bass hit on bait. At Atlantic Highlands, the Sea Hunter reported another good fluke day with quality fish topped by a 7-pounder that beat a 6.