Posted on April 3, 2020 Raritan Bay stripers turn on to chunks The solid run of striped bass continues in Raritan Bay, but when Joe Massa went out Wednesday on his My Three Sons from Morgan Marina he found that their preferences had changed. Sunday is looking good so far with a forecast of south winds at a mere 5-10 knots.
Posted on April 2, 2020April 2, 2020 The big one that got away again! However, I did know that the IGFA world record on 30-pound was vacant and it would surely be a world record if the line tested out at 30-pounds or less.
Posted on April 1, 2020 Fishing during the pandemic The New Jersey DEP has officially changed saltwater regulations to one striped bass from 28 to 38 inches. The N. Y DEC has issued the following guidelines Response to COVID-19 A Message to Fishing Charters, Guides and Anglers The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sent this bulletin on 03 31 2020 12 11 PM EDT Response to COVID-19 A Message to Fishing Charters, Guides and Anglers Fishing Safely This Season New York State is open for fishing and DEC encourages anglers to recreate locally at a nearby waterbody.
Posted on March 31, 2020March 31, 2020 Correction to NJ trout Today s blog was misleading as the regulations are the same but DEP Commissioner Catherine McCabe was referring to catch-and-release trout fishing, being open in designated areas rather than the complete opener on April 11.
Monday Click here to learn more about fishing report Fishing Report March 30, 2020 Another day of quarantine I wish I had good news for you that want to fish but unfortunately it is still just to risky at this moment And as soon as I think we can fish I will let you know here. . I really dont have a timeline as of now so sit tight.
Posted on March 29, 2020March 29, 2020 Dense fog advisory for the morning Though the wind forecast for the morning is better, along with fairly mild temperatures, the marine forecast includes a dense fog advisory up to 6 a. m. Surprisingly, the forecast doesn t mention that as the morning continues with southwest winds at 5-10 knots. Indeed, that s where Joe Massa found large bass from his My Three Sons out of Morgan Marina on Friday as he had his best release fishing in years as stripers hit both large plastic shads and glomped live bunkers without hesitation.
While large stripers are the attraction in Raritan Bay, there s been a showing of small bass for shore fishermen further south. Though you can t prove it by me, there are some small bass in Point Pleasant Canal.