The Golden Eagle from Belmar had a few drifts with blues on Run-Off Hammer jigs, but not enough. Joe Melillo, at Castaways Tackle in Point Pleasant, weighed an 11-pound striper caught in Point Pleasant Canal by Bob Matthews of Belmar, plus two surf bass - a 13 3 8-pounder by Bob Longo of Brick on a plug, and a 12 1 8-pounder on metal for Jeff Garnett from Howell.
On the morning trip we fished a few different parts in Sandy Hook Bay. In some areas we did not have much drift but we picked at the fluke. Most were shorts but there were some keepers mixed in. The action was ok and just about everyone caught fish. On the afternoon trip the action was not as good but we still caught.
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