Fishing News

  • September 19 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore fishing: Jose just about shuts down fishing
    There was no need to wait for any boat reports before doing this blog, as Hurricane Jose virtually shut down fishing today.  I did make a few casts without success in Point Pleasant Canal around (...)
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  • September 18 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Jose clamping down on coastal fishing
    It appears that almost all fishing activity shut down well before Jose got close. Boaters had smooth seas and found plenty of little tunny a few miles off on Sunday, but there were no boat reports tod (...)
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  • September 17 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Another red drum in the Canal
    While fishing for blackfish in Point Pleasant Canal this morning, I heard a lot of shouting to the north and saw a big splash as an angler hauled a large fish out of the water. Then I heard a cry... (...)
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  • September 16 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Big swells coming
    Anglers should get their ocean and beach fishing in quickly as big swells are developing -- with a tropical storm warning likely on Tuesday. That shouldn't bother the party boats on Sunday, but we'll (...)
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  • September 15 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Enjoy fishing weather while you can
    Some pretty good weather is ahead of us, and anglers should take advantage of it since there's a tropical storm warning posted for Tuesday. There's already a large swell on the beach, and that will ge (...)
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  • September 14 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: It's transition time for fishing
    Shore fishing is in transition from summer to fall with fluke and sea bass closed, while bottom fishermen enjoy the best porgy fishing in years and blackfish bite as if it was November -- though only (...)
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  • September 13 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Porgies, tog & bonito red hot
    The species that create great inshore angler interest at this time are either out of season (fluke & sea bass) or greatly restricted (one blackfish a day), but bottom fishing action for porgies, t (...)
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  • September 12 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: RIP Capt. Al Hilliard
    Capt. Allen Hilliard of the Prowler 5 family party boat business in Atlantic Highlands passed away at 82 on Sept. 9 at Bayshore Community Medical Center in Holmdel. Tindell Rd., Middletown.  Iron (...)
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  • September 11 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Tog biting like it was November
    It's still summer, but you'd never know it by the way blackfish are biting. Though porgy fishing has been excellent, many bottom fishermen aren't interested in them. The one tog allowed during the sum (...)
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  • September 10 · Jersey Shore Fishing
    Jersey Shore Fishing: Rough day - no reports
    The north wind got gusty, and with large waves in the ocean it appears that most boaters stayed home. Grumpy's Tackle in Seaside Park noted that large blues continue to keep anglers busy in the bay, w (...)
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