Capt. Ron Santee had a positive report on fluking from his Fishermen out of Atlantic Highlands as action was good on the first couple of drifts — and a new monthly leader was boated. Herb Miller was he previous leader at 5.13 pounds — and he was the one who jumped the lead to 7 1/4 pounds.
Miss Belmar Princess reported a tough day with blues that wouldn’t bite. They filled in with chub mackerel and some sea bass.
The Golden Eagle from Belmar also had a hard time with blues. though some came up on bunker schools in the afternoon and hit Run-Off poppers. That boat is chartered on Friday.
The marine forecast is for west winds at 5-10 knots before going southwest at10-15 in the afternoon.
Today is the deadline for the JCAA Heavy Hitters Fluke Tournament which has been written up in recent blogs.