Though some surfcasters have been catching small stripers in the surf when conditions are right on both lures and bait, keepers have been few and far between -- while large bass were unheard of until Saturday when Betty Nicks in Seaside Park weighed in a 40-incher for John Passamonti. The first report from Matt Slobodjian at Jim's Tackle in Cape May notes that This week we saw quite a few nice bass come in from the beaches in North Cape May.
Atlantic Highlands stripe bass fishing April 29 29 April 2017 Capt. Tom Made both morning and afternoon trips again today. We are fishing for striped bass everyday making two trips (8am to 12 30 and 1 30 to 6pm).
DEP SECURES ARMY CORPS PERMITS TO BUILD NEW ARTIFICIAL REEFS SITES TO BE DEVELOPED OFF OCEAN COUNTY'S MANASQUAN INLET AND IN DELAWARE BAY TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection's artificial reef program has secured a U. S. Army Corps of Engineers permit to proceed with construction of two new reefs for recreational fishing, Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service had suspended the funding due to concerns that commercial fishing was intruding on and hampering recreational fishing on artificial reefs, which are funded by excise taxes on recreational fishing gear and boat fuel.