November 23, 2020 - 09:41:34
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said folks are landing stripers south of the shop, both from the surf and out on the boats.
November 16, 2020 - 09:23:34
Captain Bill's Landing is gearing up for their annual blackfish tournament on November 21. Entry fee is $100 per boat up to four anglers, $25 for each additional angler up to eight onboard (including captain and mate). Captains meeting will be held at Captain Bills on November 20 at 6:30 p.m. The contest weather date is November 22.
November 09, 2020 - 10:03:36
Dont forget about the upcoming blackfish tournament being run out of Captain Bill's Landing. Stop by the shop for details.
November 02, 2020 - 15:48:28
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said folks are landing striped bass off the beach north of them, specifically towards Long Branch. There are reports of some fish off Spring Lake as well, and Owe said there is a lot of bunker in the water.
October 19, 2020 - 10:08:52
As folks continue to work the jetties and canal for tautog, were only a month out from the Captain Bill's Landing 2nd Annual Blackfish Tournament on November 21. Check the shop for details to get in on this new blackfishing tradition.
October 12, 2020 - 10:27:48
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said anglers are getting stripers and cocktail blues in the river. Folks are trolling for stripers outside of the inlet with bunker spoons. There are tons of bunker in the water. Green crabs and clams are selling fast with the great tog bite we have going on. Folks are starting to get out again after sea bass. A thresher shark was spotted near the inlet a few days ago.
October 05, 2020 - 10:03:29
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said anglers have been purchasing green crabs for tog. Those looking for striper have been picking up sand eels.
September 28, 2020 - 09:59:48
The word was yellowfin on the chunk as well as on the Daiwa Saltiga jigs at the Triple Wrecks from Owen at Capt. Bills Landing. Hed heard of bigeye to 250 pounds being caught sporadically in the Hudson Canyon.
September 28, 2020 - 09:57:30
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said folks are catching some tog in the canal. Offshore its been yellowfin on the chunk and jig at the Triple Wrecks, though he did hear of some good-sized bigeye out at the Hudson Canyon.
September 21, 2020 - 09:29:52
Owen from Capt. Bills Landing remarked that it was business as usual at the Triple Wrecks prior to the weekend blow, and figures that things should right themselves by mid-week.
September 21, 2020 - 09:27:36
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said they have nothing new to report. The fishing has been slow due to the weather.
September 14, 2020 - 09:56:52
Liam from Capt. Bills Landing claims that the Triple Wrecks were consistent with yellowfin in the 55- to 75-pound class, and there was one weighed in that hit the 82-pound mark. It remains a chunking game, but some fish are being caught on jigs.
September 14, 2020 - 09:54:37
Owen at Captain Bill's Landing said he has not heard much since most folks could not make it out with the harsh winds. He does know there are some fluke in the river.
August 31, 2020 - 09:48:26
Liam from Captain Bills Landing said it was yellowfin mayhem at the Triple Wrecks, with the fish ranging from 50 to 60 pounds. Chunking was hot, with Williamson jigs also putting meat on ice. Mahi are pretty thick at the pots and flotsam in the Axel Carlson Reef. Bucktails tipped with squid strips are making for many mahi dinners.
August 31, 2020 - 09:46:11
Liam at Captain Bill's Landing said anglers are hitting the back bay to hook into both keeper and short stripers. They are eying up Gulp, spearing, and peanut bunker. Snappers are also showing up and hitting spearing. A handful of kingfish were also reported out of the bay. In the wash, anglers are seeing blues up to 5 pounds, as well as a few schoolie stripers at night or in the early morning. If you have a boat, try heading out to the Axel for some good fluke fishing. You can also get sea bass and mahi.
August 24, 2020 - 11:24:52
It was a really good trip to the Triple Wreck area, enthused Gary from Captain Bills Landing, describing the smashes, thrashes and hits from yellowfin to the hammered AVA-47 metals, and their greedy inhalation of chunks o butters and sardines. The fish were in the 60- to 80-pound class. He said that more and bigger mahi, more than a few in the 25- to 30-pound range are moving into the mid range areas.