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New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Central New Jersey  ¦  March 21, 2017

Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Out Back Stripers

Water temps took a nose dive in the back bay since last week’s coastal storm, but there are still striped bass in the back, as well as perch and winter flounder. While bloodworms will produce the trifecta, you can also turn to small plugs and soft plastics retrieved at a snail’s pace for some of those stripers in the back. Most shops said participation was pretty much nil because of the storm, but a few days of warmer ...

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Posted: March 21, 2017
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Barb Gail IV

Barb Gail IV

While weather dampened his recent plans, Capt. Chris plans to take the BarbGail IV on some special cod and pollock trips from 40 to 65 ...

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Betty & Nick's Bait & Tackle

Betty & Nick's Bait & Tackle

John from Betty & Nick's said temperature and weather are starting to turn around as of Monday, the first day of spring. "It's a ...

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Big Jamaica

Big Jamaica

No report submitted this week.
Canyon Runner Sportfishing

Canyon Runner Sportfishing

No report submitted this week.
Capt'n Hippo Bait and Tackle

Capt'n Hippo Bait and Tackle

No report submitted this week.
Captain Bill's Landing

Captain Bill's Landing

No report submitted this week.
Carolyn Ann III

Carolyn Ann III

No report submitted this week.
Charlie's Bait N Tackle

Charlie's Bait N Tackle

Pete from Charlie's Bait & Tackle said lack of participation made it a slow week. There are some small bass around the Toms River ...

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Creekside Outfitters

Creekside Outfitters

A reminder to folks fishing the Oyster Creek area that Liza will be reopening Creekside Outfitters for the season as of March 24. Bloodworms ...

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Dauntless

Dauntless

"We are trying to sail every day, but the weather hasn't been cooperating with us," quipped Capt. Willie Egerter III aboard the Dauntless. "The fishing ...

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Downes Marina

Downes Marina

No report submitted this week.
Fisherman's Headquarters

Fisherman's Headquarters

Over at Fisherman's Headquarters, things got pretty quiet last week with the storm; a few folks heading across the Causeway and north to warmer waters ...

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Fishermen's Supply Co.

Fishermen's Supply Co.

Ronny at Fishermen's Supply Company said the weather has kept folks away from the action in the past week, but as temperatures increase it should ...

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Gambler Fishing

Gambler Fishing

No report submitted this week.
Grumpys Tackle

Grumpys Tackle

Frankie Z Grumpy's Bait & Tackle said a ton of bloods went out on Monday morning as folks were looking to head upriver for perch ...

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Harry's Outdoor

Harry's Outdoor

Jimmy at Harry's Outdoors was keeping busy working the Daiwa booth over the weekend in Somerset, but said he was able to sneak away for ...

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Jamaica II

Jamaica II

No report submitted this week.
Jersey Hooker Outfitters

Jersey Hooker Outfitters

No report submitted this week.
Kraken Sport Fishing

Kraken Sport Fishing

No report submitted this week.
Lacey Marine

Lacey Marine

This Saturday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lacey Marine will host their Annual Spring Prep Day with all-day sales on select anti-fouling ...

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Mary M IV

Mary M IV

No report submitted this week.
Mimi VI

Mimi VI

No report submitted this week.
Miss Liane Charters

Miss Liane Charters

No report submitted this week.
Morrison's Marina

Morrison's Marina

No report submitted this week.
Murphy's Hook House

Murphy's Hook House

Dennis from Murphy's Hook House said bloodworms have been proving effective for both white perch and stripers on the Toms River. The report from ...

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Mushin Sportfishing

Mushin Sportfishing

Capt. Alan aboard Mushin Sportfishing will be running offshore for cod on Saturday, April 8. He called it a "captain's choice" of fishing midrange ...

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Norma K III

Norma K III

Capt. Matt on the Norma K III said the crew has been working hard getting the boat painted and ready to sail, saying they'll be ...

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Sheltered Cove Marina - Tuckerton

Sheltered Cove Marina - Tuckerton

Jack at Sheltered Cove Marina was super busy when we spoke this week, and while fishing isn't actually leading folks down to the Tuckerton waterline, ...

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Southside Marina

Southside Marina

No report submitted this week.
Super Chic

Super Chic

No report submitted this week.
Surf City Bait and Tackle

Surf City Bait and Tackle

Sue from Surf City Bait & Tackle hasn't heard anything big of late, but Oyster Creek is still producing stripers. Unconfirmed reports of bunker ...

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The Dock Outfitters

The Dock Outfitters

No report submitted this week.
The Reel Seat

The Reel Seat

Dave from the Reel Seat had a busy weekend at the Saltwater Fishing Expo, but said not much was happening last week with the storm. ...

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Tin Knocker Sportfishing Charters

Tin Knocker Sportfishing Charters

No report submitted this week.
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