We took a little ride, got set up and waited for a bite, as the clock ticked and the current slowed I knew this wasn't going to happen and that area isn't ready yet. I choose to fish on the Anchor and chunk today rather than drifting and having to constantly move, keeping the fish around the boat.
Capt. Vinny Vetere, of Katfish Charters at Great Kills, almost had his first 50-pounder of the season in the river on Friday, but the gaff ripped open the belly of a fish that weighed only 48 pounds at the dock. A move to Bradley Beach to join Vinnie D'Anton of Shark River Hills in surfcasting for stripers didn't produce any linesiders, though D'Anton beached a bluefish of about 7 pounds with a Zoom plastic on a light jig head, and got cut off by another before I lost one that hit a Tsunami Shad.