The Golden Eagle from Belmar only found a few mackerel Saturday though, lots of herring were jigged -- and there was no Sunday report. The Elaine B II from Highlands had a tough pick of blackfish Saturday, but will be sailing Monday as the wind forecast is good and that may be the end of our warm weather.
Some of the group had 3-4 nice keepers others had less and some had empty coolers The pool winner was a 10 lb. At the end of the day the bite got aggressive, we stood out fishing for an extra hour, to give the group more fishing time , see you in the morning, we leave at 7 30 am.
I took Luis Gonzalez of Homestead, Florida down to the Sea Girt surf after the early afternoon high tide and released a 19-incher on a 6-inch Tsunami Sand Eel while Gonzalez had another small bass miss the same lure. Bob Matthews, at Fisherman's Den in Belmar Marina, also reported there were some small bass hitting in the Monmouth County surf.