Fishing News

  • February 19 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Last shots at porgies on the Jamaica
    With the scup season closing at the end of the month, the Jamaica from Brielle has added trips to far offshore wrecks in order to get in the last shots at that species until the summer.  There is (...)
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  • February 16 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Where are our channel bass?
    NOAA Fisheries issued a warning to New Jersey fishermen a few years ago warning them that they'd better learn how to fish for red drum as climate change would be sending southern species further to th (...)
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  • February 14 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Blog going weekly
    As usual during the doldrums of mid-winter, my blog will be going weekly until March. The only recent report came from Ric Gross of Point Pleasant who had another fine trip Saturday aboard 2 C's II ou (...)
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  • February 12 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Tog moving offshore
    The snow storm may have put the nail in the coffin of bottom fishing relatively close to shore as melting snow in the upper reaches of the Hudson drives offshore bottom temperatures down. The Ocean Ex (...)
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  • February 10 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Hi-Mar Flea Market on Saturday
    The annual Hi-Mar Striper Club Fishing Flea Market opens at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Port Monmouth VFW on Rt. 36. Several seminars are included in the price of admission. There's always lots of bargains (...)
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  • February 09 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Hank Fisler was one of a kind
    When Hank Fisler of Little Silver passed away at 89 on Feb. 2 in Boynton Beach, Florida, New Jersey lost a truly unique fisherman who moved from a career as a commercial fisherman to become an enthusi (...)
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  • February 08 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Striper limits to be debated again
    The debate about how much protection striped bass require is bout to come up again, after the following was passed at the recent ASMFC meeting: ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board Initiates D (...)
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  • February 08 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Canyon Runner boats big bluefins in NC
    Adam La Rosa reports the 48-foot Canyon Runner boated big bluefin tuna on its first trip. Capt. Deane Lambros made their first trip out of Oregon Inlet on Sunday. They fished into the dark before boat (...)
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  • February 06 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Porgies still abundant on far offshore wrecks
    The Jamaica from Brielle reported water temperatures remain around 50 degrees on the far offshore wrecks that produced some catches close to the limit during Saturday's weekly 2 a.m. trip, along with (...)
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  • February 06 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Blackfishing lively, though mostly shorts
    The Ocean Explorer from Belmar reported a lumpy sea became fishable as the wind shifted to westerly -- and there was a good bite, even though it was mostly short blackfish. The hi-hook bagged three to (...)
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