Posted on April 7, 2021 Stripers turn onto ho-jos Capt. Vinnie Vetere reported that Raritan Bay striped bass turned onto the ho-jos he constructs this morning after the previous morning was very poor. Cold waters are holding back the fishing, but the shop is well stocked with bait.
Tough day to say the least with some great guys, looking for redemption on next weeks tripPm trip with Anish Nihilani and family for sons David birthday. Then birthday boy David landed the big fish at 37 inches to end the party then on to dinner at the Armory!
That boat has such a great reputation for catching outsized blackfish that Capt. Monty Hawkins can be brutally honest about the odds of catching them as follows in his latest announcement Luvs you some misery Have to get out even though tog fishing is but a shade of it s former glory Yes, I m Going toggin but with a boat limit far more restrictive than State regs and NO expectation of great fishing. April 4th 5th Sunday Monday Tog Only 2 Fish Limit of which One may be Female Have shrimp and some crabs for boat bait my crew has some whites for sale both trips 7 to 3 12 anglers sells out 125.