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.
2-6-18 We had a very nice day today offshore,very calm with light winds.,shame only a handful of people came down on such a nice day. Perch were chewing and we had inbetween a few nice codfish,some keeper pollock,and keeper blackfish.