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Central New Jersey  ¦  November 12, 2018

LBI LIGHTS UP

By J. B. Kasper  |  November 12, 2018
Needless to say the number one story along the middle coast was the influx of big stripers this past week. Bass in the 20 to 40-pound class, along with a few fish topping the 50-pound mark ruled the decks of the boats that braved the often brutal weather this past week. Trolling spoons and plugs along with live lining bunker accounted for ...

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Arnold's Brielle Yacht Club

Arnold's Brielle Yacht Club

No report submitted this week.
Barb Gail IV

Barb Gail IV

Capt. Chris of the BarbGail IV has been running open boat and getting in on sea bass and porgies. He is back to booking fall ...

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Benchmark Sportfishing

Benchmark Sportfishing

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday produced some good striped bass fishing for anglers fishing with Benchmark Sportfishing. Capt. Nick Neuberg told me livelining scored bass to ...

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Betty & Nick's Bait & Tackle

Betty & Nick's Bait & Tackle

The word from Betty & Nicks was fishing was good most of the week on clams and plugs. Most of the better fishing was on ...

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Big Jamaica

Big Jamaica

I spoke with Capt. Howard Bogan of the 125' Big Jamaica and he told me the boat's most recent offshore tuna trip accounted for a ...

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Canyon Runner Sportfishing

Canyon Runner Sportfishing

The crew of the Canyon Runner got in striped bass trips on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Adam said tolling Tony Maja Spoons and mojos accounted ...

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Capt'n Hippo Bait and Tackle

Capt'n Hippo Bait and Tackle

Good size striped bass on the beaches and in the boats fishing just off the beaches was the story when we spoke with Lenny over ...

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Carolyn Ann III

Carolyn Ann III

The Carolyn Ann III got in her last bottom fishing trip of the season. Gina said the boat saw a pick of sea bass. Capt. ...

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Castaway's of Point

Castaway's of Point

The word from Castaways Bait and Tackle was big bass in the boats and good tog fishing in the Point Pleasant Canal. Boats trolling spoons ...

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Charlie's Bait N Tackle

Charlie's Bait N Tackle

Pete over at Charlies Bait & Tackle said sand eels moved into the wash this past week and surfcasters were into 18- to 22-inch bass ...

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Creekside Outfitters

Creekside Outfitters

Big striped bass hammered the scale at Creekside Outfitters all week. Liza said most of the big bass were caught trolling mojos and Tony Maja ...

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Dauntless

Dauntless

Capt. Butch Egerter of the Dauntless told me his recent trips have been seeing the fall change. Sea bass have moved into deeper water and ...

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Fisherman's Headquarters

Fisherman's Headquarters

Surfcasters are chunking a few nice bass off the beaches, said Matt over at the Fisherman's Headquarters. Chris Masino took over the lead in the ...

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Fishermen's Supply Co.

Fishermen's Supply Co.

Jason at Fishermen's Supply said from the reports he has been getting it looks like the bass have been pretty spread out from the fishing ...

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Gabriel Tackle

Gabriel Tackle

"Surf action has been producing a dark hour mixed bag of schoolie stripers and some keepers," said Frank at Gabriel Tackle. Blackfishing has been good ...

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Gambler Fishing

Gambler Fishing

Bass fishing has been good when the weather cooperates, cited Capt. Bob Bogan of the Gambler. Bob said in the last couple weeks it's been ...

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Grumpys Tackle

Grumpys Tackle

The word from Grumpy's Bait & Tackle was the bass have been in and out of the wash on Island Beach State Park all week ...

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Hook House

Hook House

Early week action fishing saw few anglers because of the weather, as Virginia at the Hook House said most of the week local beaches saw ...

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Jamaica II

Jamaica II

The crew of the Jamaica II got in a trio 12-hour trips this past week. Capt. Joe Bogan told me limits of nice size sea ...

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Jersey Hooker Outfitters

Jersey Hooker Outfitters

"Bass moving down the beaches have been anywhere from the undertow to just inside the three-mile line," said Lyle at Jersey Hooker Outfitters. Most of ...

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Key Harbor Marina

Key Harbor Marina

"We got reports of good size bass being caught by angler's livelining bunker and trolling with in the three mile limit," said sources at Key ...

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Kraken Sport Fishing

Kraken Sport Fishing

I spoke with Capt. John Decker of the Kraken Sportfishing on Sunday while he was catching striped bass. John told me he has been finding ...

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Lacey Marine

Lacey Marine

Sources over at Lacey Marine echoed the reports of some nice bass being trolled along the inshore waters from the undertow to the three mile ...

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Mary M IV

Mary M IV

Sunday's trip aboard the Mary M II put patrons into bass into 25 pounds. Capt. Sam Rescigno said he read big amounts of bunker with ...

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Miss Barnegat Light

Miss Barnegat Light

Snagging and dropping bunker supplied some bass on Saturday aboard the Miss Barnegat Light. Capt. Len Elich said Sunday's trip found slower fishing, however the ...

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Miss Liane Charters

Miss Liane Charters

Sunday's trip with John and Mark Seeker and Doug Eden with Miss Liane Sportfishing Charters enjoyed some good bass fishing. Capt. Ray Lopez said the ...

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Morrison's Marina

Morrison's Marina

The folks over at Morrison's Marina told us boats sailing from the marina were into some nice stripers, but saw a lot of interference from ...

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Mushin Sportfishing

Mushin Sportfishing

"The last couple of weeks saw very good striped bass fishing with fish in the 30- and 40-pound class, when the weather has allowed us ...

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Norma K III

Norma K III

The Norma K III managed to get out bottom fishing on Wednesday and Thursday this past week. Capt. Matt said anglers enjoyed a good bite ...

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South Harbor Marine

South Harbor Marine

Big bass some topping the 44-pound mark have been bouncing in an out of the three mile line, said Tom Mackie at South Harbor Marina. ...

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Southside Marina

Southside Marina

At Southside Marina, Rich said the sea bass bite has been pretty good. The spots closer to the inlet have smaller fight but those who ...

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Super Chic

Super Chic

"We did not sail because of the weather until Sunday," said Capt. Ted White of the Super Chic. Ted said livelining bunker accounted for bass ...

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Surf City Bait and Tackle

Surf City Bait and Tackle

A call to the folks over at Surf City Bait and Tackle garnered us some reports. They told us the shop weighed a decent number ...

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The Dock Outfitters

The Dock Outfitters

"Anglers fishing the beaches at Normandy Beach enjoyed a bass blitz in the early afternoon on Saturday," stated Tom Cortese at The Dock Outfitters. Tom ...

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The Reel Seat

The Reel Seat

Eric at the Reel Seat said most of the bigger stripers are being trolled on spoons and mojos just inside of the three-mile line. Up ...

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Tin Knocker Sportfishing Charters

Tin Knocker Sportfishing Charters

Capt. John Pellegrino of Tin Knocker Sportfishing said he did not sail this past week due to the weather. The boat will resume fishing this ...

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Trader's Cove Marina

Trader's Cove Marina

The word from Trader's Cover Marina also centered around the big bass being caught along the inshore waters. Kevin said most boats have been trolling, ...

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