While the winter as been mild, fishing results have been held back by wind conditions which have resulted in many boat cancellations and blow-out tides.
The Ocean Explorer from Belmar had a promising cod catch this week, but wasn’t able to get out again today. Small craft warnings are still up into tomorrow, when there’s some improvement to southwest at 10-15 knots — though still with gusts to 20. Monday’s outlook is similar.
Some striper life has been reported in Barnegat Bay, but when Jerry Lasko and Maren Toleno tried it for the first time Friday evening they found their spots to be very shallow.
The Asbury Park Fishing Flea Market will be running Sunday in Convention Hall. Though the national manufacturers won’t be there, many local wooden plug makers will ne on hand.
The Canyon Runner Seminar in Freeport, Long Island will not have tickets at the door, but you can call Adam La Rosa at 732 272-4445 to determine if reservations are still possible.