Fishable conditions continue into tomorrow morning, but there will be a big change by the afternoon.
The day starts with northeast winds at 10-15 knots plus gusts to 20 before increasing to 20-25 with gusts to 35 in the afternoon. Rain and snow are likely . and the winds will gust to 45 knots at night.
Jerry Lasko said the Ocean County surf was clear and calm this morning as he and Maren Toleno enjoyed 45 minutes of hot action with school stripers feeding on sand eels. He released eight while Maren totaled 22.
Bob Matthews reported from Fisherman’s Den in Belmar Marina that winter flounder fishing has been good in Shark River. You’re only allowed two flounder a day, but a kayack angler caught his from among a dozen.