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Surf City Bait and Tackle

June 29, 2020:
Tyler at Surf City Bait & Tackle said anglers who prefer fishing off the beach have some options right now as blues, kingfish, fluke, and sharks are being landed. The kingfish are going after bloodworms and Fishbites, while fluke are hitting bucktails with Gulp and a teaser. The bay is holding some blowfish which are hitting clam.



Previous Reports

  • June 22, 2020 Open or Close

    Cam at Surf City Bait & Tackle said anglers are getting blues off the beach and jetty by Barnegat light. Folks are also reeling in kingfish off the surf using bloodworms or FishBites. You can get some fluke action in the bay, surf, and ocean on bucktails.

  • June 15, 2020 Open or Close

    Frank at Surf City Bait & Tackle said smaller blues have shown up in the surf up to about 20 inches. A few larger ones are being landed near the south end of the island. Blowfish are showing up in the bay. Fluke fishing has been hot in a few spots on the north end of the island. Crabbing has started but it's a bit spotty. A few stripers are being landed on the south end of the island.

  • June 8, 2020 Open or Close

    Cam at Surf City Bait & Tackle said there has been a good amount of weigh-ins out front for stripers. Cocktail bluefish are starting to show up. Blowfish are popping up in the bay. On Saturday a customer weighed in an 18-pound bass. Crabbing is picking up in the bay.

  • June 1, 2020 Open or Close

    Sue and Jerry at Surf City Bait & Tackle said the big fish have moved in with 28- to 47-inch bass being landed. Some are up to 40 pounds. Blues are showing up in the 3-pound range, with some anglers reeling in 10-pounders. Kingfish are popping up off the surf. The back bay has some smaller blues and fluke. Most fluke are being caught on a bucktail with Gulp. Stripers are biting bunker chunks at night. Blowfish are also being caught.

Surf City Bait and Tackle

Surf City Bait and Tackle
317 Long Beach Blvd.
Surf City, NJ 08008
phone: 609-494-2333


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