After yesterday's fine striper fishing in Raritan Bay, especially with poppers, it looked as if they might get the action they needed -- until the totally unpredicted east wind started howling. A brief attempt at chunking in Shrewsbury River didn't produce any action before the crew had to come in to film interviews -- just as the wind was moderating enough that we might have been able to search for those massive bunker schools in the bay before Knie had to move on to Montauk for another segment tomorrow.
Joe Salerno, East Hanover, NJ, had a 4 pound 11 ounce fish as his largest of the day. Ron Becker, Springfield, NJ, had a 5 pound 9 ounce fish and Joe Stefanelli, Maplewood, NJ, had a 5 pound 3 ounce fish for his largest of the day.
Capt. Mark fishing a private boat tutorial trip out of Barnegat Sunday nailed two very decent big-eyes and pulled the hook on a third in only a few hours of trolling on a day trip. Capt. Dean is still out right now with a 97 mako in the boat that we are hoping pushes 375 - he also had well over a dozen yellowfin and a couple nice bluefin.
June 10, 2014 Tuesday 's report You missed another nice day on the water today, it was a sunny day flat ocean, and a good . Today's fishing , was a mixed bag, between the short flatties, and keepers, it could have been better, the group went home with at least one keeper fluke each .