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Central New Jersey  ¦  November 20, 2017

STRIPED BASS MADNESS

By Karen Wall  |  November 20, 2017
 It has been another week of good fishing, especially for those fishing from boats. Striped bass fishing was very good for the snag-and-drop crowd and for those pulling bunker spoons. Sea bass and porgies are filling baskets and there were mixed reports on the blackfish under the expanded bag limit. The wind over the weekend kept some at the dock but those ...

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Jason at Fishermen's Supply said the striped bass fishing broke wide open. There were fish from Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park and from ...

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