Capt. Rob Semkewyc said striped bass jigging on his Sea Hunter from Atlantic Highlands was good by normal standards, but it was the first time in a while that the boat wasn’t limited on slots as smaller bass dominated.
Frank Huza of Aberdeen went all the way to IBSP where he managed two 25-inch bass.
Jerry Lasko said it was slower on Ocean County beaches as he and Maren Toleno had to get out on the bars where she caught eight and he had one casting skinny metals plus teasers.
The Jamaica from Brielle may have a few spots open Saturday’s 10 p.m. sailing to offshore wrecks for jumbo sea bass and porgies. Call 732 528-5014 for reservations.
The Saturday forecast is for south winds at 5-10 knots with a chance of fog and showers before switching to southeast with gusts to 20 in the afternoon.