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Grumpys Tackle

November 24, 2015:
Bunker and clams, but some bass are also being caught on plastics," informed Grumpy hisself from Grumpy's Bait & Tackle. Jeff Bowker soaked a chunk of Grumpy Bunker to beach a 26-1/4 pound striper, with another measuring 34.5 inches falling for same offered by Frank McHugh. Clam was the jam for a 45-inch cow corralled by Dave Forcey and it was another bivalve bust for one of 33 inches sanded by Tony Omrod. A Sluggo delivered by Steve Thompson knocked out a 24.85 pound linesider.

Previous Reports

  • November 17, 2015 Open or Close

    Grumpy hisself from Grumpy's Bait & Tackle told of decent bass and bluefish action on meat 'o menhaden along area beaches during the day and some linesider inhalations of bunker chunks at night. It was Grumpy Bunker bust of bass weighing 29-1/4 pounds and 24.65 pounds for Scott Mahoney and Alex Tesorini respectively.

  • November 10, 2015 Open or Close

    "The bite is on and the bass fishing just keeps getting better and better. This looks like it's going to be a great November," opined Grumpy hisself from Grumpy's Bait & Tackle. Mobs of menhaden are moving up and down the beaches and the stripers, along with a few jumbo bluefish, are right with them. Sand eels are adding to the menu. The snag 'n drop, plastic shads, pencil poppers, darters and fresh bunker chunks are the crush in the suds, and it's a bunker spoon and Stretch Plug mug out front. Polish Al did the snag 'n drop to beach a 38-inch bass and a 16.9-pound gator blue, and it was another 38-inch bass that walloped an SP Minnow worked by Dan Knott. John Casale showed that meat matters as per his 15.95-pound striper that gulped a wad of Grumpy Bunker.

  • November 3, 2015 Open or Close

    "Surf temperatures are in the upper fifties and there are some bass and blues being caught along the beaches," reports Grumpy hisself from Grumpy's Bait & Tackle. Metals with teasers, Super Strike Needlefish and Darters, SP Minnow plugs and plastic shads are all tricking linesiders ranging from schoolie lengths to the 16.65-pound 38-inch horse Dartered by Jay Hmielewski. Ray O'Donnell worked a shad to sand a 33-inch bass, and SP Minnows were the death to a 10-pound striper and another measuring 31 inches caught by Kris Ryan and Kenny "No Fish" respectively. Bluefish of varying sizes are also showing in the wash and are prone to pounce metals with teasers and also bunker chunks.

  • October 27, 2015 Open or Close

    Word from Grumpy's Bait & Tackle is that cocktail size bluefish are again patrolling the suds after a lull because of the southeast wind. Out front, slammers are on the prowl, and it Ed Praslick spooned a pair at 39 inches and 40 inches. A few stripers are also in the suds, and it was a Grumpy Clam that enticed a 28-1/2-inch keeper for John Kuser.

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Grumpys Tackle
906 N.W. Central Ave
Seaside, NJ 08752
phone: 732-830-1900

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