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Northern New Jersey & Hudson River  ¦  July 17, 2017

KNOCK ON DOORMATS

By J. B. Kasper  |  July 17, 2017
I guess the best way to sum up the fishing along the northern coast this past week is, some windy conditions, late week storms and some hot and cold fishing. In the cold fishing department fluke have to be at the top of the list since this past week saw continued slow fishing. In the hot fishing department you won’t find much ...

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Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor

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We got a mixed bag of reports from John Amici over at Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor. John said fluke fishing remained tough with the best ...

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Big Mohawk

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Capt. Chris Hueth of the Big Mohawk III told me he started the week off with a good day of fluke fishing with a good ...

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Bullet Hole Annex

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Manny Cerca over at Bullet Hole Annex told me it was a slow week of fishing especially with Thursday and Friday's weather. Fluke action continues ...

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C.R.T. II

C.R.T. II

Once again the late week weather ko'ed some trips, said Capt. Mick Trzaska of the C.R.T. II. Mick said he has several trips this coming ...

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Dockside Bait & Tackle

Dockside Bait & Tackle

Rich Yanak from Dockside Bait and Tackle also told us of slow fluke fishing he said the lone flatfish to be weighed in this past ...

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Double Down II Sport Fishing Charters

Double Down II Sport Fishing Charters

Capt. Dan Havelka of the Double Down II confirmed the reports of plenty of bunker moving into the bay around Keyport and Keansburg. His Thursday ...

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Fairfield Fishing Tackle

Fairfield Fishing Tackle

Larry from Fairfield Fishing Tackle said he also got reports of some better fluke fishing in Raritan Bay. Looks like a new body of fish ...

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Fin Chaser Charters

Fin Chaser Charters

Capt. Frank Wagenhoffer of Fin Chaser Charters stated he is done fishing for stripers until the fall. Frank said he has moved his boat down ...

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Fisherman's Den

Fisherman's Den

Bob Matthews at the Fisherman's Den said fluke fishing in Shark River has turned on with limit catches common for river sharpies. The best bait ...

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Fisherman's Den North

Fisherman's Den North

Tom Palmisano at Fisherman's Den North said rental boat customers saw some better fluke fishing his past week, especially in the waters just outside the ...

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FishTales Bait & Tackle

FishTales Bait & Tackle

Tim Riley over at Fishtales Bait and Tackle told me it was a poor week of fluke fishing for his regulars. Roger, who is a ...

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Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

Capt. Rich Falcone of the Golden Eagle told me it was tale of two different fisheries this past week. Rich said early week fishing saw ...

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Hyper Striper Sportfishing

Hyper Striper Sportfishing

It was a rough week for Capt. Pete Wagner of the Hyper Striper. Pete told me he had to fly down to Costa Rica for ...

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Jersey Key Sportfishing Charters

Jersey Key Sportfishing Charters

Capt. Mike Sisto of Jersey Key Sportfishing said he has been mixing in some porgy fishing with his bass trips. Several trips picked a mix ...

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Jigging World

Jigging World

Dan from Jigging World said he traveled all over looking for fluke on a mid-week trip and finally found a few keepers on his last ...

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Keyport Marine Basin

Keyport Marine Basin

The word from the folks over at the Keyport Marine Basin was a few fluke still being caught off the flats around the sailboats. Bluefish ...

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Last Lady Fishing Charters

Last Lady Fishing Charters

Capt. Ralph Leyrer of Last Lady Fishing Charters said while fluke fishing has been slow Monday's trip found lots of shorts and some quality fluke ...

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Little Hawk Sport Fishing

Little Hawk Sport Fishing

The Bob Dinger party fished aboard the Little Hawk on Thursday. Capt. Joe Occhipinti said the group opted for bottom fishing and enjoyed a good ...

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Mi-Jo II

Mi-Jo II

It was a busy week for the crew of the Mi Jo. Capt. Mike Scardingo said members of the Arthur Killies Fishing Club were on ...

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Miss Belmar Princess

Miss Belmar Princess

Another captain that told us of a mixed catch this past week was Capt. Al Shinn of the Miss Belmar Princess. Al said his Sunday ...

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Misty Morn

Misty Morn

Rich Yanak from Dockside Bait and Tackle also told us of slow fluke fishing he said the lone flatfish to be weighed in this past ...

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Ol' Salty II

Ol' Salty II

Capt. Nick Caruso of the Ol' Salty II and Big Kid gave us a call before he left for a couple weeks at Montauk. Nick ...

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Parker Pete's Fishing Charters

Parker Pete's Fishing Charters

"We have been putting together a catch of fluke and sea bass on most trips," cited Capt. Peter Sykes of the Parker Pet. Pete said ...

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Ramsey Outdoor

Ramsey Outdoor

A call to Ramsey Outdoors got us a report of improved fluke fishing this past week. They told us several of their regulars stopped by ...

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Sea Hawk

Sea Hawk

Capt. Mike Russo of the Sea Hawk told me because the fluke fishing has been so unpredictable he has been mixing in some sea bass ...

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Sea Hunter

Sea Hunter

Capt. Rob Semkewyc of the Sea Hunter said his recent fishing reports feel like a broken record. Simply put fishing has been a struggle every ...

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Skylarker

Skylarker

It was a good week of bottom fishing for patrons fishing aboard the Skylarker. Capt. Steve Spinelli said he started the week off with a ...

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Suzie Girl

Suzie Girl

It was a week of sinker bouncing aboard the Suzie Girl. Capt. Jim Hull told me all his trips this past week enjoyed good catches ...

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Tackle Box Fishing Co.

Tackle Box Fishing Co.

"Porgy fishing has been excellent," reported Phil at the Tackle Box. He said the Tin Can Grounds, Old Orchard, Flynn's Knoll and just about any ...

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Trade Winds Marina

Trade Winds Marina

Larry Thompson at Trade Winds Marina told us it was a light week of fishing once again because of the weather. It wasn't until the ...

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True World Tackle

True World Tackle

Our first report of the week comes from Akira over True World Tackle who said fluke fishing has been tough with a few keepers being ...

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Twin Lights Marina

Twin Lights Marina

Mare over at Twin Light Marina said it was a light week of fishing for boats sailing out of the marina. Paul and Becky fishing ...

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Two Rivers Charters

Two Rivers Charters

It was a week of bottom fishing for anglers fishing with Two Rivers Charters. Capt. Fletcher Chayes told me parties enjoyed a steady bite of ...

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Upfront Bait and Tackle

Upfront Bait and Tackle

A call to Up Front Bait and Tackle got us a report of very good porgy and sea bass fishing, and excellent crabbing in the ...

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Wagner's Marina

Wagner's Marina

Mike over at Wagner's Marina said his top fluke catch to come into the marina this past week was a good bite of flatties to ...

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