Atlantic Highlands fluke fishiong July 31 31 July 2019 Capt. Tom The weather kept the people away for the afternoon trip but we made the morning trip. The weather for tomorrow looks ok so come make a trip and have some fun catching fluke.
The Miss Belmar Princess is sailing daily for blues, bonito and mackerel from 7 30 a. m. 2 30 p. m. and every afternoon from 4 30 p. m. 8 30 p. m. for fluke, sea bass and ling. The Royal Miss Belmar is sailing daily from 7 30 a. m. 12 00 p. m. for fluke, sea bass and ling.
Unfortunately, his first two mornings with Vinny didn t produce a bass in Shark River or in the surf and he only had a few hours this morning to change his luck before returning to Florida. Vinny proved there were stripers there by catching a mini-bass on his Chug Bug, but there wasn t a hit on the crabs until the last minute when Casella s rod bent and another last shot striper was beached.
That s a common name for the cutlassfish, one of the oddest species in the world but a widely-distributed fish found not only in the Atlantic but also in the Indian and western Pacific oceans. At dawn in Venezuela I saw local skiffs returning with fish boxes full of cutlassfish caught in the depths at night, and watched the cleaning of a swordfish caught by Guy Harvey that was full of cutlassfish.