Posted on October 9, 2019 Last call for Beach Brawl at 9 p. m. The Barrier Island Beach Brawl shore fishing tournament has issued a last call for 9 p. m. to sign up for the weekend contest. Alan Deutsch of Hamilton took the pool with a 12-pound little tunny.
Posted on October 8, 2019 Gale watch going up tomorrow Fishing is going to be a challenge this week as there are small craft warnings up through Friday, and a gale watch will be posted for tomorrow. Northeast winds at 20-25 knots with gusts to 35 are forecast for Wednesday along with showers and 7-10-foot seas.
Posted on October 7, 2019 You still have to go south for big red drum Chuck Many, of Ty Man from Highlands went all the way to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina recently in order to catch and release trophy red drum. Yet, a hundred years ago he could have done he same thing much closer to home as the channel bass capitol of the world was the central New Jersey coast.
Posted on October 6, 2019 Tough weather week coming up Today was no bargain, but the rest of the week looks much worse for most fishing. I raised a very small blue that swatted a Chug Bug, and later got a better hit in the white water that was a 23 1 2-inch striper.
Boaters have been catching school stripers on eels in Point Pleasant Canal, and Castaways Tackle in Point Pleasant now has that bait in stock. Posted on October 5, 2019 Saturday afternoon looks best Though small craft warnings are up into the morning with north gusts to 30 knots, it should actually improve during the day.
Posted on October 3, 2019 Finally NW but just for a day It was worth putting up with nasty weather today in order to get a clearing northwester tomorrow which should start calming the sea but instead of blowing from the west for a few days, the forecast is a return to northeast for Saturday. Win this Brand new Tsunami SaltX reel for Raffle Award Prize at the Barrier Island Beach Brawl!
Posted on October 2, 2019 Nasty day coming It appears we re going to be paying for a fairly nice fall so far with a real bummer tomorrow. Hans Kaspersetz (photo above) fished Saturday and Sunday aboard the Blue Runner from Point Pleasant as they trolled a yellowfin tuna the first day before boating two swordfish at night and then adding three albacore chunking.
Posted on October 1, 2019 Dolphin bail out another canyon trip Canyon tuna fishing continues to be poor during what used to be prime time. There s a shift to northeast tomorrow night with 15-20-knot winds and gusts to 25.
Posted on September 29, 2019 Work your lure right to the beach Anglers new to surfcasting often ask me for tips on the sport, and one I always give them is to work the lure right into the wash. The Jamaica also a big dolphin catch on the canyon trip that returned Friday.