Capt. Lou Grazioso was enjoying jigging for stripers in Raritan River in windy weather yesterday when he saw a kayack get flipped over. A rescue took place right away, and the kayack was placed aboard the Contender Lou was fishing aboard. Though the rescued angler lost his rod, he joined his hosts in making the best of a bad situation by jigging bass with one of their rods.
Though the blackfish season in N.J. got off to a bad weather start, Sunday is looking perfect with a forecast of south winds around 10 knots before going southwest in the afternoon.
The Marilyn Jean V from Sheepshead Bay is sailing daily at 7 a.m., and reported apick of mostly short cod and tog yesterday, with some keeper cod included.