Though there’s been some good yellowfin tuna fishing for weeks in the canyons, the opportunity to catch those fish closer to shore has become especially important during this year of sky-high fuel prices. Fortunately, Capt. Jim Freda reports that midshore fishery is developing. Due to a cancellation, the July 25-26 trip on his Shore Catch is now available by calling him at 732 762-0870.
The IGFA Mediterranean Championship Online Auction is open for bidding on a wide variety tackle, marine art and fishing trips through 8 p.m. Sunday.
Nick Honachefsky has moved his Saltwater Underground fishing shows to the Discovery Channel and has a presentation on Jersey Shore Fluking at 5:30 a.m. Sunday.
The Golden Eagle from Belmar read lots of bluefish on bottom, but anglers only picked at 4-8-pounders with Run-Off jigs and poppers. Sea bass were added to the catch in the afternoon.
Sunday’s forecast is for northeast winds at 10-15 knots before dropping to 5-10 in the afternoon.