Chuck Many of Annandale spent Tuesday looking for striped bass on his Ty Man from Gateway Marina in Highlands, and never found one of any size -- but made up for that with a hot bite of weakfish in the Hudson River. There was a north wind blowing when we headed out about 8 30 a. m., but it was moderate enough for decent drifting conditions in the Hudson River after our small peanuts bunkers and sandworms were getting eaten up by porgies and tiny sea bass at Many's favorite rough bottom spots in Raritan Bay.
The canyon tuna fishing that was hot just before the tropical storm has not come back so far, but dolphin have provided action and plenty of good eating for offshore anglers in the meantime -- and white marlin have continued to be unusually abundant. The Jamaica from Brielle submitted the following weekend report The Friday night canyon trip was slow overnight.
Sep 19 2016 9 19 Weekend Report - Very Good Porgy Fishing Continues OPEN BOAT THIS WEEK FOR PORGIES Wednesday, Friday Sunday at 7AM 9 19 Weekend Report - Good Porgy Fishing Continues with drop reel fishing with everyone catching fish. Over the weekend we found some big porgies with some getting their limits.
This afternoon, we fished north east of our inlet and again, we caught plenty of sea bass (which we threw back) a few porgies, but no fluke. Miss Belmar t-shirts are in both long and short sleeves in black, indigo blue, white, charcoal grey, khaki, silver and light grey for adults.
Atlantic Highlandsfluke fishing September 18 18 September 2016 Capt. Tom Made both morning and afternoon trips again today. On the morning trip we tried different areas and caught some shorts and only a few keepers.