I joined Capt. Joe Massa om his My Three Sons from Morgan Marina as we fished live eels at the rough bottom spot where we had been doing well last week, but the bite was slow there. See you soon, Capt. Rob There was also good news from offshore as the Golden Eagle from Belmar got into lots of big blues to over 20 pounds.
With east winds still blowing up to 25 mph, there was a lack of boat reports today, but Capt. Jim Freda had a Facebook posting of him casting to llittle tunny, with Brian from Fisherman's Supply in Point Pleasant, that appeared to be off Manasquan Inlet. Tank Matraxia's party didn't see any tunny today while running over to the Hudson River with Capt. John Contello on Just Sayin from Keyport.
Association Report October 12 The fishing action off Long Beach Island for the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association continues to be a wide mix of fish from the inshore structure and artificial reefs along with some good action on false albacores, bonita, and some bluefish. CDATA a. cmp shareicontextlink text-decoration none line-height 20px height 20px color 3B5998 font-size 11px font-family arial, sans-serif padding 2px 4px 2px 20px border 1px solid CAD4E7 cursor pointer background url( static.
Yet, there's been some pretty good striper fishing on what are probably resident fish in the Hudson and East rivers despite 74 degree water temperatures. After five weakfish from 22 to 24 inches were released in the Hudson on sand worms and peanut bunkers, Many moved to the East River where school stripers hit the same baits along with a 36 1 2-incher that surprised me on my light conventional rig consisting off a Jigging World Black Demon 7'5 Blackfish rod with an Avet SX reel.