Anglers on the Golden Eagle from Belmar saw bluefish splashing on the surface today, but had to work hard with Ava 27 and 47 jigs, plain or tailed, in order to bag a limit.of 2-8-pounders.
Capt. Ron Santee had tough porgy fishing conditions with a strong west wind against the incoming tide on his Fishermen from Atlantic Highlands. The tiny sea bass were also ferocious. It was better Sunday when scup up to a 2 1/2-pounder were boated.
A cold front is coming through, and the forecast for the morning is northwest at 15-20 knots with gusts to 25. Showers are likely..