A lot of you guys on here know James Kim, he fishes on a lot of the party boats for bottom fish. Anyway, Merry Christmas to everyone and P. S. On a sad note, I just found out that Capt. Jack Sweeny, formerly of the Barbgal charter boat out of Atlantic Highlands passed away yesterday.
Sunday night's far offshore wreck trip produced a sea bass limit for Jack Aydelotte of Harrisburg, Pa. plus 10 porgies, seven blues, and a pool-winning 10-pound pollock. The Jamaica II was into lots of jumbo porgies during Wednesday's bottom fishing trip, along with some sea bass and a few cod.
Atlantic Highlands blackfishing December 24 24 December 2015 Capt. Tom Made our 3 4 day blackfishing trip today leaving at 7 30 am. We will not be fishing tomorrow (Christmas day) but we will be fishing everyday next week (weather permitting) including New Years Day.
After two brutal winters that shut surf fishing down early, we were hoping for better during a mild winter that is keeping water temperatures in the 50s. Jay Amberg reports from Sea Girt that the waters are beautiful, but there's no sign of bait or stripers in the surf.