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.
Posted on May 7, 2020May 7, 2020 NJ Striped Bass Bonus Program opens May 15 As originally planned, the New Jersey Striped Bass Bonus Program will start on May 15 and run through the end of the year if the allocation isn t taken. Anglers can now apply to the N. J.
Posted on May 6, 2020 Lilly calls Raritan Bay a sure thing if you move around Dave Lilly says he hasn t had a bad day out of Keyport with stripers in Raritan Bay since the big fish arrived early on March 10. Thursday looks good with northwest winds at 10-15 knots that shift to southwest in the afternoon.
Posted on May 5, 2020May 5, 2020 Sandy Hook reopens The national park at Sandy Hook will be reopening Saturday with operating hours of 5 a. m. to 7 p. m. There will be no rest rooms open or lifeguards on duty, and swimming isn t allowed but fishing is. Hutch suggests trying several chowder clams on a hook.