There were new leaders in two categories, but Taylor Jean from Brielle survived again with the 72-pound white marlin from the first day that could be worth over a million dollars though they did so by a mere two pounds as Texas Tea weighed a 70-pounder to take over second place. Goin In Deep from Fort Lauderdale brought in an amazing double of leaders as their 184-pound bigeye took the tuna lead from Big Dog's 126-pounder for a potential 542,004 -- and their first eligible blue marlin of the contest (400-pound minimum) was an unbeatable 680 pounds worth a possible 721,826.
Captain Gary Dugan of the Irish Jig reports plenty of nice fish and says the wreck fishing has produced decent sea bass, triggerfish, tautog, and more. 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.
Boat limits were a daily occurrence during the first couple weeks of August, with lots of nice fish in the mix. Also, some really nice sea bass have shown up over the last week, and we've been getting our two fish per person limit of them just about every trip with some nice ones to 3 pounds going in the box.
OUR AFTERNOON TRIPS SAIL DAILY FOR FLUKE AND SEA BASS FROM 4 30 P. M. 8 30 P. M. JOIN US AS WE BOTTOM FISH AND MAMMAL WATCH AND THEN CATCH THE MOST STUNNING SUNSET THAT WILL TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY. 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.
Capt. Stan Zagleski had a similar trip Tuesday with his Elaine B. II from Bahrs in Highlands his fares worked hard for some fluke and lots of sea bass until they finally got some wind and movement later in the morning. The Jamaica from Brielle sent in a late report on Tuesday after they moved out near the Mud Hole for lots of chumming action with blues, bonito, chub mackerel and a few sea bass.
Aug 23 2017 8 23 FISHING UPDATE NEXT OPEN BOAT TRIPS TOMORROW 8 24 FLUKE- 7 30AM TO 2 30PM SUNDAY 8 27 FLUKE- 7 30AM TO 2 30PM PORGIES 4PM TO 8 30PM 8 23 FLUKE UPDATE- Hey everyone we are still catching some nice fluke and the guys that are working hard bouncing their sinkers or jigs all day have been doing well catching big fish. On our evening Porgy trips fishing remains very good with everyone onboard catching fish to bring home.