Both the Golden Eagle from Belmar and the Queen Mary from Point Pleasant reported getting into both small blues and much larger choppers today. The former noted that they added sea bass plus some ling, congers and Spanish mackerel. Both boats are tuna fishing tomorrow, but will be back to the blues Wednesday.
Speaking of tuna, there’s a last minute opportinity to make an offshore trip on the Mimi VI from Point Pleasant which will be running a 32-hour trip at 7 a.m. The fare is $480. Call 732 370-8019.
The Sea Hunter from Atlantic Highlands reported tough conditions over the weekend with either no drift or too much current. Pool winners are ranging from 4 to 6.5 pounds. Tuesday’s forecast is fine with north winds at 5 knots shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
The Ocean Explorer from Belmar fished in rough weather on Sunday, but got back into big fluke.