Capt. Ron Santee completed his season with the Fishermen from Atlantic Highlands on Wednesday as striper fishing was slower than it had been. A few bass were caught early as a couple of anglers and his son Ron in from California hooked two — but the bite dropped off the rest of the day.
The Golden Eagle from Belmar has room on Friday’s trip for big sea bass on far offshore wrecks — as well as those on Dec. 26, 28 and 30.
Mike Monte made up for three fishless mornings in the Monmouth County surf when yesterday’s effort produced three stripers.
The forecast is for southwest winds at 15-20 knots plus gusts to 25.