At times it seemed like the fishing was going to get very good then the fish would back off and then they would bite again. The fish ranged in size from 10 to 15lbs and most of the fish were caught on bait.
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife (Division) has scheduled three hearings to gather public comment on Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) Draft Addendum IV to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The Draft Addendum proposes new fishing mortality (F) reference points, as recommended by the 2013 benchmark stock assessment, and associated management measures to reduce F to a level at or below the proposed target within one or three years.
SEPT 4 UPDATE CHARTERED SAT 9 6 AM TRIP OPEN BOAT ON 1 30 PM TRIP Well, we had a solid week of good fishing and now we are back to shorts for action, bigger fish, quality not quantity. Sailing 2 trips every day 8 am and again at 1 30 pm.
Atlantic Highlands fluke fishing September 4 04 September 2014 Capt. Tom We have been making both morning and afternoon trips everyday from the Atlantic Highlands marina. You can see his picture in the gallery with some of the of other nice size fluke.
When the current finally got manageable we moved to one of the deep channels and had very good fishing for the rest of the day with lots of short action with plenty of keepers to go along with them. Current in the deep water was not a problem today and the guys were able to get away with some lighter tackle until the very end of the day.