Miss Belmar Princess reported good jigging and popping for bluefish this morning before the wind came up by noon and killed the bite. The high hook kept his limit out of 15 blues, and there were other limits taken.
Capt. Ron Santee of the Fishermen from Atlantic Highlands knew he’d have to find some fluke before the wind became a problem. He did find keepers on the first few drifts, but it was tough after that. South winds have lowered the ocean water temperature to 60 degrees.
Small craft warnings are up until late tonight, but it will be down to southwest at 5-10 knots by morning.
I’ll have an update on Jimmy Johnson’s Quest for the Ring at Atlantic City after the scales close tonight.
A nice fluke taken on the Last Lady from Belmar.