Now Booking Spring 2015 Striper Season Sandy Hook NJ. Posted 24 Jan, 2015 By Capt. Don Well here we are already mid way through our winter Sailfish season and looking forward to the Dolphin Mahi to show up in bigger numbers down in Stuart, FL.
A few folks have called worried about a couple inches of snow so I thought I better post this. Keep in mind Atlantic City and all of south Jersey is only supposed to get ALL rain and maybe less than an inch of snow so shouldn't be a big deal.
It was drop and reel mayhem with multiple big fish coming up at a time, and before we knew it were limited out and everyone was sweating and breathing heavy!Big thanks to Irene from Harbor View for meeting us at the fuel dock to weigh some of these boys and girls in.
A few small red drum have been caught by striper anglers in the Shore surf since then, but last year I didn't get a single such report of a puppy drum from north of Cape May -- and I've never heard of even one of those average 25-pounders here. Party boats from N. Y. were catching vast numbers of sea bass off the Shore before the turn of the previous century, and it was around the time of the Yukon Gold Rush when pioneering N. J. skipper Henry Beebe tried a drift in deeper waters than he normally fished off the northern Shore and found incredible sea bass fishing on rough bottom that resulted in the area being dubbed the Klondike.
Marilyn Jean IV NY Fishing ReportsFishing Reports New York NY, Striped Bass, Sea Bass, Fluke, Porgies, Blackfish, Ling , Cod !report list width 560px top 145px background FFFFFF padding 15px font-size 12px Reports January 21, 2015January 21, 2015We Are Not Currently SailingThe Marilym Jean IV is now in the shipyard for maintance an annual uscg inspections.
We have a local realtor that my friend Jimmy knows well in Jensen Beach lined up to show us some properties on our way back from the Keys in a few weeks. We left Jensen Beach and drove down to Ramrod Key where we are currently staying at another long time charter captain friend from Indian River, DE who owns the house but still resides full time up north, so we will be living good for the next few weeks with not only his beautiful house but he has a Hyrosport center consoles sitting on a lift in his back yard (on a canal) for our us to use whenever we desire!