Sailing daily for stripers from 7 30 a. m. 2 30 p. m., and then for the blues when they come in, weather permitting. The Miss Belmar Princess is the largest, fastest and cleanest fishing boat in Belmar.
At Atlantic Highlands, Capt. Rob Semkewyc said the ocean was too rough for comfortable fishing, so he fished his Sea Hunter in the bay where there was good action with short stripers plus a few keepers The forecast for Saturday may present an opportunity to get back in the ocean, but it doesn t look good for Sunday and Monday. Grumpy s Tackle in Seaside Park reports excellent fishing for big blues in Barnegat Bay, but only a few small blues seem to be in the surf along with some stripers that are mostly on cut bunker Mother s Day is usually the starting point of bluefishing in the surf.
The ocean was still a little riled up today so we stayed in the calm sheltered waters of the bay. As of today, Sunday and Mondays weather doesn't look good so we may not be fishing, They are calling for Northeast winds with gusts to 30.