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Northern New Jersey & Hudson River  ¦  May 22, 2017

A TROPHY RUN

By J. B. Kasper  |  May 22, 2017
May 25 kicks off our 104 days of the 2017 fluke season; so what the heck get out there and get in on the fluke fishing early and often. The past week’s fishing along the northern coast was a combination of poor early week sea conditions, the first heat wave of the season; cool temperatures over the weekend and all the ...

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Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor

Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor

Sources at Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor told us most boats did not fish on Monday or Tuesday because of the heave left over from the ...

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Big Mohawk

Big Mohawk

Bluefish and a few bass was the word from Capt. Chris Hueth of the Big Mohawk III. Chris said his boat will be bottom fishing ...

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Bullet Hole Annex

Bullet Hole Annex

Nick over at Bullet Hole Annex told me several anglers stopped by the store and said they had a ball with the bluefish during the ...

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C.R.T. II

C.R.T. II

Capt. Mick Trzaska of the C.R.T. II told me he got in a pair of trips one on Friday and one on Saturday with both ...

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Dockside Bait & Tackle

Dockside Bait & Tackle

Tim over at Dockside Bait and Tackle said he had a pair of bass weigh-ins this past week. Sean Gongalez tipped the scale with a ...

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Double Down II Sport Fishing Charters

Double Down II Sport Fishing Charters

It was non-stop slammer fishing on Thursday's open boat trip aboard the Double Down II. Capt. Dan Havelka told me the first drop on his ...

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Fairfield Fishing Tackle

Fairfield Fishing Tackle

Larry over at Fairfield Fishing Tackle was another person who told us of continued very good bluefishing in northern waters. He also mentioned some fair ...

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Fin Chaser Charters

Fin Chaser Charters

Capt. Frank Wagenhoffer of Fin Chaser Charters gave us a call to say his boat fished the Staten Island Tuna Club contest this past weekend ...

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Fisherman's Den

Fisherman's Den

Bob Matthews at the Fisherman's Den told me some fair bluefishing continues to be seen at Shark River and Manasquan inlets on the moving tides. ...

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Fisherman's Den North

Fisherman's Den North

Tom Palmisano at Fisherman's Den North told me it was another week where bluefish were the dominate fish. From the ocean, to the bay and ...

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FishTales B&T

FishTales B&T

Bluefish and then there were bluefish, said sources at Fishtales Bait and Tackle. Rich Nowicki hammered bluefish and topped his catch off with a pair ...

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Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

Anglers fishing aboard the Golden Eagle enjoyed a good week of bluefishing with some stripers mixed in, said Capt. Rich Falcone. Most of the week ...

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Hyper Striper Sportfishing

Hyper Striper Sportfishing

"Bass fishing overall was a struggle all week," said Capt. Pete Wagner of the Hyper Striper. Pete said, although some trips managed to boat bass ...

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Jersey Key Sportfishing Charters

Jersey Key Sportfishing Charters

Capt. Mike Sisto of Jersey Key Sportfishing said he spent the week fishing New York Harbor and the lower Hudson River. Mike said the fishing ...

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Jigging World

Jigging World

Danny over at Jigging World told me the news he got from the Hudson River this past week showed fish being caught up river as ...

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Keyport Marine Basin

Keyport Marine Basin

Bluefish remain the main source of action Raritan Bay said sources at the Keyport Marine Basin. In addition they said some better size bass were ...

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Last Lady Fishing Charters

Last Lady Fishing Charters

No report submitted this week.
Little Hawk Sport Fishing

Little Hawk Sport Fishing

Capt. Joe Occhipinti of the Charter boat Little Hawk said he resumed fishing on Tuesday with the Ray Sarinelli party who saw muddy water kill ...

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Mi-Jo II

Mi-Jo II

Four trips aboard the Mi Jo this past week found all bluefish. Capt. Mike Scardingo said his Friday trip with the Mario Codistoti party found ...

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Miss Belmar Princess

Miss Belmar Princess

Capt. Al Shinn of the Miss Belmar Princess said his Tuesday's trip saw the fishing pick right up where it left off the prior Friday ...

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Ol' Salty II

Ol' Salty II

Capt. Nick Caruso of the Ol' Salty II and Big Kid gave us a call to say he got in a trio of bluefish trips ...

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Parker Pete's Fishing Charters

Parker Pete's Fishing Charters

Capt. Pete Sykes of the Parker Pete told me he saw a hot and cold week of bass fishing this past week. Pete said seems ...

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Ramsey Outdoor

Ramsey Outdoor

A call to the folks at Ramsey Outdoors garnered us a report of continued very good bluefishing along the northern coast. In addition they said ...

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Sea Hunter

Sea Hunter

Capt. Rob Semkewyc of the Sea Hunter told us he was pleasantly surprised after all the rain and wind the water was in decent shape ...

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Skylarker

Skylarker

Six trips aboard the Skylarker found some mixed results. Capt. Steve Spinelli said he started off the week with the Quinn Martino party who saw ...

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Suzie Girl

Suzie Girl

The Suzie Girl got out on Saturday. Capt. Jim Hull said anglers got into the big bluefish despite the rough seas....

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Tackle Box Fishing Co.

Tackle Box Fishing Co.

Another person that told us of non-stop bluefish action was Phil over at the Tackle Box. This week saw some 2- to 4-pound choppers mix ...

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True World Tackle

True World Tackle

Striped bass are starting to move through the East River according to Akira at True World Tackle. Akira said he fished there on Saturday and ...

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Tuna-Tic Sportfishing

Tuna-Tic Sportfishing

Capt. Mike Conlogue of Tuna Tic Sportfishing told me he has moved his boat back down south and is now running out of Forked River. ...

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Twin Lights Marina

Twin Lights Marina

Keeper bass and big blues supplied the fishing for boats sailing out of the Twin Lights Marina this past week. Mare said, Paul Presti fishing ...

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Two Rivers Charters

Two Rivers Charters

No report submitted this week.

Upfront Bait and Tackle

Over at Up Front Bait and Tackle we were told of heavy duty bluefish action and spotty bass catches. Steve said some of the best ...

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Wagner's Marina

Wagner's Marina

Mike from Wagner's Marina told me poor water conditions early in the week combined with the late week heat kept a lot of fishermen off ...

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