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Central New Jersey  ¦  June 18, 2018

BLUES PARTY

By Karen Wall  |  June 18, 2018
Sea bass may be winding down, but there is no reason to stop fishing now. If you have never tried offshore fishing, do it. The raves about the tuna bite and the shark fishing came from all corners. The fluke fishing continues to be solid. The bluefish are moving around but keeping people busy. If you can take a weekday off, that’s ...

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John at Betty & Nick's said the surf anglers were out in force over the weekend and were catching some striped bass, some bluefish, and ...

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Big Jamaica

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On the 125' Big Jamaica, Capt. Howard said bluefishing has been good. They have been catching plenty of blues on jigs and a few on ...

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Canyon Runner Sportfishing

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Adam said the Canyon Runner Sportfishing crews have had simply excellent fishing, with bigeyes, giant bluefin tuna of 500 pounds and 400 pounds and all ...

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Capt'n Hippo Bait and Tackle

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"It's amazing what two days of sun will do," Lenny at Capt'n Hippo Bait & Tackle said. The fishing definitely picked up, with bluefish in ...

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Carolyn Ann III

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Gina said the Carolyn Ann III found plenty of action fishing for sea bass, with small fish bending rods and a few nice keepers. They ...

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Castaway's of Point

Castaway's of Point

At Castaways Bait & Tackle, the sea bass fishing has slowed but the fluke fishing in the river continues to produce some nice fish. Bluefish ...

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Charlie's Bait N Tackle

Charlie's Bait N Tackle

At Charlie's Bait & Tackle, Pete said the striped bass fishing in the surf during the day has slowed down but at night it is ...

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Creekside Outfitters

Creekside Outfitters

At Creekside Outfitters, Joe said the striped bass have moved out of Barnegat Bay now with the water starting to warm up. Fluke, however, are ...

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Dauntless

Dauntless

Capt. Willie on the Dauntless said they have had good action on some days and slower action due to cold water moving in on others. ...

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Fisherman's Headquarters

Fisherman's Headquarters

Fish Head Greg at Fisherman's Headquarters said the weather finally cooperated for a good weekend of fishing. The surf striper action slowed slightly but the ...

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Fishermen's Supply Co.

Fishermen's Supply Co.

Brian at Fishermen's Supply said folks are catching "the stuff they should be catching" this time of year – sea bass, fluke, ling and some ...

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Gabriel Tackle

Gabriel Tackle

At Gabriel Tackle, Frank said the offshore tuna and shark bite has been hot. He shared a report of a 729-pound mako weighed for the ...

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Gambler Fishing

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Capt. Bob said the Gambler said most trips are producing some nice fluke and sea bass. Fluke have been up to 6.5 pounds and sea ...

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Grumpys Tackle

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Ray at Grumpy's Bait & Tackle said there were some bluefish hitting cut bunker on the beach but the striped bass fishing slowed down some. ...

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Hook House

Hook House

At Hook House Bait & Tackle, they said the surf fishing was a bit quiet over the weekend for striped bass and bluefish, but fluke ...

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Jamaica II

Jamaica II

Capt. Joe on the Jamaica II said the sea bass fishing has been productive with some real lunkers coming over the rails. Fluke have been ...

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Jersey Hooker Outfitters

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At Jersey Hooker Outfitters, Rich said the Manasquan River has still been good for fluke fishermen. There are fluke being caught at the Rocks as ...

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Key Harbor Marina

Key Harbor Marina

Kevin at Key Harbor Marina said they have heard from their boaters the tuna being caught at the canyons. There were some big fluke pulled ...

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Kraken Sport Fishing

Kraken Sport Fishing

Capt. John Decker of Kraken Sportfishing was out when we called. Whether you're after fluke or tuna or anything in between, he's ready to go....

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Lacey Marine

Lacey Marine

At Lacey Marine, Joey said folks are picking up fluke at the Research Can, the BI buoy and in Double Creek Channel. Fish squid, spearing ...

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Mary M IV

Mary M IV

Capt. Sam Rescigno of the Mary M IV was out when we called. The sea bass fishing has been a little tougher to find keepers ...

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Miss Barnegat Light

Miss Barnegat Light

On the Miss Barnegat Light, Capt. Lenny said the weekend trips were okay. The action was a little on the slow side. They had some ...

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Miss Liane Charters

Miss Liane Charters

Capt. Ray from Miss Liane Sportfishing combined with Capt Jimmy Z of the Reel Determined and Capt. Larry of the Dreamliner and the three boats ...

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Morrison's Marina

Morrison's Marina

Mike at Morrison's Marina said the canyon reports are good. He heard of a 250-pound bigeye and there are a lot of yellowfin in the ...

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Mushin Sportfishing

Mushin Sportfishing

Capt. Alan of Mushin Sportfishing said the canyon fishing is red hot and he's fishing out of Cape May to make the most of it. ...

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Norma K III

Norma K III

Capt. Matt on the Norma K III said fluke fishing is improving, with more bites every day with shorts and a few keepers in the ...

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South Harbor Marine

South Harbor Marine

At South Harbor Marina the fishermen are finding fluke and following the reports of sea bass and of some tuna offshore. Stop by the marina ...

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Southside Marina

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At Southside Marina, Rick said there's been a load of small bass in the Manasquan River and there are some nice fluke in there as ...

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Super Chic

Super Chic

Capt. Ted White on the Super Chic said he has been fishing for sea bass and while they've been getting a lot of shorts, there ...

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Surf City Bait and Tackle

Surf City Bait and Tackle

At Surf City Bait & Tackle, Sue said there are short fluke being caught on the beach, and some bluefish as well, with the majority ...

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The Dock Outfitters

The Dock Outfitters

John at The Dock Outfitters said medium bluefish invaded the dock at the shop over the weekend and the action was excellent, which was a ...

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The Reel Seat

The Reel Seat

No report submitted this week.
Tin Knocker Sportfishing Charters

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Capt. John Pellegrino from Tin Knocker Sportfishing Charters was out when I called. The fluke fishing is improving, the tuna and shark fishing is off ...

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Trader's Cove Marina

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Kevin at Traders Cove Marina was out when I called. There have been mixed reports on the small stripers that have kept anglers busy much ...

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