Posted on May 14, 2020May 14, 2020 N. J. sea bass season opens Friday Bottom fishermen in N. J. have been waiting for the sea bass season to open, and tomorrow is the day. Hans Kaspersetz with a Raritan Bay bass on his Sheri Berri from Highhands.
Posted on May 13, 2020 Poor start to Sandy Hook surfcasting Allen Riley and Duke Matero made their first Sandy Hook surfcasting effort of the year this morning, and had pretty good conditions with a calm surf and enough water. The largest from shore was a 34-incher, and a 29-inch bass from shore was the largest released with a tag.
Tuesday Click here to learn more about fishing report Fishing Report May 12, 2020 I am still making my decision to fish starting this Friday,I wont get into politics but if and when we go if you dont feel safe please stay at home We will be limiting the amount of people to social distance onboard and will follow CDC guidlines. I will post when we will fish
Posted on May 12, 2020 Blowout tides limit surfcasting Gusty northwest winds have resulted in both near-record low morning temperatures and blowout tides making for poor dawn and dusk surf fishing However, John Bushell Jr. at Betty Nick s in Seaside Park reported the release of a 25-pound striper by one of his customers a couple of days ago. Though some all-time low temperatures for the date may be set in the morning, there should be a big change after that.
Posted on May 11, 2020 Bigger bass in Raritan Bay Dave Lilly celebrated his 65th birthday this morning by fishing out of Highlands and finding stripers of 25 to 35 pounds in the mouth of Raritan Bay. He quickly got worn out reeling in the bigger fish on wire line with Tony Maja bunker spoons.
Posted on May 10, 2020May 10, 2020 R. I. P. Dave Arbeitman Tom Fote had bad news for me this morning, as he d received word that Dave Arbeitman of the Reel Seat in Brielle has passed away. He particularly enjoyed tilefishing with his own customized tackle in the great canyon depths, and the variety fishing at Key West during his winter vacations.
Posted on May 8, 2020May 8, 2020 Winds increasing Small craft warnings go up at 6 p. m., before a switch to northwest winds gusting to 35 knots tomorrow and a gale watch. John Bushell Jr. had sad news at Betty Nick s as his uncle George has passed away.