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EYES ON ISAIAS

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Recent news headlines show how ocean temperatures along the East Coast are near or above their warmest levels on record for this time of year. Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, was recently quoted as saying “temperatures off the Northeast coast are 5.4 to ...

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SHHH, DON’T TELL ANYONE!

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
“Slaughter on the water,” and “Murder on The Ridge,” the words used to describe the “torrid in-close bluefin tuna bite” in this week’s reports for The Fisherman Magazine appearing in full in the August edition for NJ/DE Bay.

Those quotations come from our offshore reporter, Tom P., a man who’s never ...

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FISHING THROUGH IT

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
As noted last week at TheFisherman.com (see Phil “Of No Rights” Murphy Strikes Again), the Wildlife Management Areas in New Jersey will be shuttered at least another week due to an agreement between the governor and the public employees unions. While the sketchy deal may save a few ...

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KNOCKIN’ ON DOORMATS

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
“High humidity and temps in the 90s kept a lot of anglers off the water during the early part of the week,” noted our North Jersey field editor JB Kasper while compiling our Sunday reports. He added, “just for good measure Mother Nature threw a tropical storm at us ...

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THE SPANISH INVASION

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
“Well the Independence Day holiday has come and gone and the heart of the summer is upon us,” noted JB Kasper, our North Jersey field editor here at The Fisherman. In compiling this week’s fishing reports for TheFisherman.com and our weekly online digital edition for subscribers, we heard mostly the ...

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CANYON ACTION HEATS UP

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
In buttoning up our weekly reports on Sunday night the 28th of June, it was nice to see Tom P’s offshore report come through with the following summary:

“A tremendous week - some saying ‘psycho’, ‘sick’ and, of course, ‘epic’ and ‘stellar’ - in the canyons for yellowfin and bigeye, with ...

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LOCAL DRAG BURNERS

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
“The bluefin have been ranging closer to the shorelines and this past week saw several pods of tuna move into the mouth of Raritan Bay according to our reports this week,” noted JB Kasper in his North Jersey report summary this week. Is it possible that bluefin are in ...

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WHIPTAIL WARRIORS

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
The bluefin bite off the Jersey Coast was phenomenal last week, anywhere from pop up locations just 8 or 9 miles off the beach to some of the midrange hotspots like the Princess, Triple Wrecks and Chicken Canyon (pick up the June print edition of The Fisherman for a few ...

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BASS & BLUEFIN

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
I was quite literally cleaning out the gutters on Sunday morning when a neighbor stopped by with reports of bluefin at the Resor Wreck. The torrential rains late last week stuffed the spouts with pollen, and I’m half-hoping the good deeds around the house on Sunday earned me some ...

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JUNE POTENTIAL IS BOOMING

Posted By Jim Hutchinson, Jr.
Location: New Jersey & Delaware Bay
Fluke action heating up, Delaware Bay drum bite is booming, and the June striper forecast is excellent. Those are the exact headlines this week in our Report Section feature page in The Fisherman Magazine for June in New Jersey. Warmer waters have summer flounder snapping, monster drum are ...

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