I did make a few casts without success in Point Pleasant Canal around dawn, and returned later to fish very briefly with green crabs to release a small blackfish just to prove that Jose couldn't shut me out -- though he ran me off when the drizzle turned to a deluge before the strong incoming tide ever slacked. Though huge waves in the ocean and coastal flooding from the storm plus the new moon will reduce fishing options, the canal may be continue to be fishable -- and Castaways has green crabs.
John Bushell, at Betty Nick's Tackle in Seaside Park, reported clean green surf with plenty of white water that's ideal for bass and blues. Grumpy's Tackle in Seaside Park reports the 31-inch striper that won Saturday's NJBBA Kid's Surf Tournament at IBSP was actually bigger since its tail was cut off by a shark during the fight.
Fishing Report September 16, 2017 17 Sep, 2017Fishing Reports SEPT 16th AM Family and friends memorial charter sponsored by Lorraine Theobald from Scranton Pa. Dense early morning fog meant a slow journey to the fishing grounds on electronics.