The Ocean Explorer from Belmar reported fine porgy fishing and some blackfish despite a large ground swell. As the current slowed, I switched to casting sandworms on light spinning for a good blackfish bite that produced releases of 10 short tog up to 14 1 2 inches from among numerous very small sea bass.
Atlantic Highlands porgy fishing September 30 30 September 2017 Capt. Tom Today the wind blew more then it was forecasted for but we were able to make both morning and afternoon trips. We are half day fishing for porgies everyday making two trips (8am to 12 30 and 1 30 to 6pm).
At Seaside Park, Grumpy's Tackle reports some small bass are being caught in the surf on shads along with small blues on bait -- while big blues are hitting off local docks on bunker. Capt. Joe Massa joined Jim Peters of Manalapan on his Century 32 at Morgan Marina for live eel fishing in the Hudson River that produced six legal stripers including Massa's 28-pounder.
PORGIES BLACKFISH Friday, September 29, 2017 Porgie fishing has still been good, with some quality size Blackfish starting to show. Good action of 30 to 50 porgies per person with some patrons catching their one Blackfish.