Thursday Fishing Report March 28, 2019 Very nice day out there,warm and flat calm The bottom was lively,as so on as your bait got down the perch were all over it. We also had a couple of very nice Codfish,biggest going over 20lbs.
Posted on March 28, 2019 Raritan Bay stripers were in perfect condition It occurred to me after Monday s wild light tackle action on Chuck Many s Ty Man from Highlands, which produced 207 short stripers up to 26 inches in the back of Raritan Bay, that there wasn t a single fish that didn t look healthy. There wasn t a single mark or any sort of flaw on those fish, though I was surprised to see sea lice on a couple.
Posted on March 26, 2019 Ty Man blitzes short stripers in Raritan Bay Chuck Many proved today that persistence and skill pays off in fishing success. After three trips in Raritan Bay with his Ty Man last week didn t produce a single fish, he went out this afternoon and came up with 207 striper releases plus one flounder for the four-man crew.
Posted on March 25, 2019 Short stripers trolled in Raritan Bay Capt. Joe Massa only trolled one short striper today in the back of Raritan Bay, but it was a start. Tomorrow s forecast is for northwest winds at 5-10 knots but for Tuesday it s northeast at 15-20 knots.
Sunday Fishing Report March 24, 2019 Very nice day out there today,and we had pretty decent life on the bottom The sharks were out in full force,which means the water is warming up Had a handful of nice Codfish today along with some shorts,a few ling,eels etc So not a bad day,alot better than the last trip Things are looking up and so is the water Hit 42 degrees today. No fishing on Monday,we are getting boat ready for Coast Guard inspection on Tuesday.
The Hudson River Fisherman s Association will be running a Striper Derby from 6 a. m. on Saturday April 27 through 12 p. m. April 27. Another unique aspect of this derby is that short bass can be entered since all that s needed is a quick photo next to the ruler and a number to be supplied with the entry.