That should be perfect for chasing stripers in Raritan Bay, or even for offshore fishing before the winds change -- though it will be very cold before the sun gets high in the sky. Capt. Vinnie Vetere hasn't started running his Katfish Carters out of Great Kills as yet, but he's very happy with the fishing vacation he enjoyed at Zancudo Lodge in Costa Rica.
April 4, 2016 APRIL Hi gang, Just wanted to say Hello to everyone, we are currently in the boat yard getting ready for the season. I will keep you posted on our opening day. Can't wait to see everyone.
The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) holds their 1th annual Fundraising Banquet Auction from 7 to 11 p. m. Friday at Doolan's Shore Club in Spring Lake, Cocktails are followed by a hot and cold buffet before the 20,000 Fishing Tackle Bonanza Auction. With wind and cold in the forecast, there probably won't be much fishing on Tuesday, but there might be a window of opportunity Wednesday morning in between strong north winds and the switch to a gusty southeast that afternoon.
First Trip -- April 2 -- 4 Bass to 34 Sunday, 03 April 2016 13 59 Written by Capt. Derek Headed out this morning on our first trip of the season. cmp shareicontextlink hover background url( static. ak. facebook. com images share facebook share icon. gif 6 26981) no-repeat 1px 1px ECEEF5 !
Grumpy's also noted some shorts had been caught in the surf on buckrails, but that clams were required on Saturday. Bob Matthews, at Fisherman's Den in Belmar Marina, reports the blackfish boats also had some impressive winter flounder on Saturday.