It was 64 degrees in the Hudson and East rivers today, but even those high readings didn't slow the striper bite on sand worms, peanut bunkers and eels as the release count for Many and I by the evening on Ty Man from Gateway Marina in Highlands was 17 stripers (including 10 from 28 inches up to 26 pounds), six blues from about 3 pounds up to 30 inches, five weakfish from 22 to 24 inches, one porgy. At Belmar, the Golden Eagle had lots of blues from 2 to 10 pounds along with some bonito and little runny on both Run-Off Hammer jigs and bait.
GOOD fishing Monday, October 9, 2017 Our good fishing has held up all week with lots of Porgies, some nice Blackfish, Triggerfish, Blowfish, and Blues in the mix. Average catches are between 25 and 50 a person, with some catching their limits of Porgies and Blackfish.
MONDAY 10 9 UPDATE OCTOBER SPECIAL BOTTOM FISH SAILING ONCE A DAY 7 30 AM-1 PM 50. Young Dylan was the star of the day with a bucket of giant porgies, a monster sea bass (that was returned after a quick photo as season is closed) and a couple of big albacore.
Adam La Rosa sent the following report from Canyon Runner Charters Last Minute Weekend Trips Available This Saturday - Sunday Very Rare Open Boat Weekend Trip Last Trip Capt. Deane Was On the Meat Discounted October Dates Available SATURDAY'S TRIP WITH TOM WILLIAMSON While several trips prior had been slow - Capt. Deane decided to head to the southern canyons with the Tom Williamson charter and once again found the meat. The party boats got in on the action on the chunk as well with catches of 10-12 fish on a few nights last week getting the party boat fleet, and us, excited!
October 9th, 2017 Stripers Blues Charters Due to the weather, we did not sail today. With Miss Belmar s 3 engines and a total of 2,100 horsepower, she is the first boat to the fishing grounds every day and we guarantee it.
Atlantic Highlands porgy fishing October 8 08 October 2017 Capt. Tom The weatherman kept most of the people away but we were able to make both morning and afternoon trips today. The weather for tomorrow looks like some rain showers in the morning but we plan on fishing.
10 8 17 UPDATE NEW SAILING TIME BEGINS MONDAY 10 9 SAILING ONCE A DAY FOR BOTTOM FISH 7 30-1 PM EVERYDAY ADULTS 50 SEN. 45 CH(11 yrs) 30 Anglers are experiencing the most consistent fishing, some trips are Awesome, some are Great, some are Good and some are Okay. We do not get out every trip mostly due to lack of angler participation even on some of the most beautiful summerlike days in October, it is perplexing.