Calm seas should prevail tomorrow morning as the forecast is for just northeast at 5-10 knots before it goes to east at 10-15 in the afternoon with gusts to 20 in the afternoon. A small craft advisory goes up late Friday night through late Saturday night.
Not only should blackfishing be possible, but there’s an opportunity to release a 50-pound striper at Cape Charles, Va. on a last minute opening aboard Sho-Nuf Sportfishing Charters. Call 757 710-0098. The Fisherman magazine also reports that codfishing has finally broken out at Montauk.
The Ocean Explorer from Belmar reports the ocean was flat calm Wednesday and there was lots of life on bottom — though it was mostly short blackfish. Some keepers plus cod and ling were boated. The Big Mohawk will also sail open from Belmar for tog at 7 a.m.