Capt. Deane Lambros has been catching lots of yellowfin tuna while running the Canyon Runner from Point Pleasant out of its winter berth in N. C. -- and he isn't even fishing for them. Adam La Rosa is scheduling trips in N. C., and also notes that only 35 tickets at 99 remain for Saturday's Canyon Runner Seminar in the Huntington Hilton at Melville, Long Island.
I spoke to ex Belmar skipper Mike Verges at today's Hi-Mar Striper Club flea Market, who said it was encouraging to see plenty of bergall and eel action on the bottom Tuesday -- along with a few blackfish, cod and pollock. The Ocean Explorer was out today, but won't be fishing Sunday due to the wind forecast.
The annual Hi-Mar Striper Club Fishing Flea Market and Seminars event willl be held tomorrow from 8 a. m. to 2 p. m. in the Port Monmouth VFW at 1 Veterans Lane -- off Rt. 36. 34 percent of the sea bass quota.
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.