The NY/NJ Bight striped bass bite continues to please all boaters, and tomorrow looks like a perfect day to get in on the action.
While a small craft advisory is up through late tonight, a switch to northeast tomorrow results in calm rather than the usual storm. That NE wind is predicted to be only 5-10 knots before going east in the afternoon. A south wind follows on Wednesday.
Capt. Ron Santee reported no change in the limit striper fishing though he had to wait for the change of tide to renew the catching after other boats put the fish down earlier in the Fishermen’s trip from Atlantic Highlands.
Andreas Toy not only had a limit striper catch for a weekend party by casting lures, but also put Gray tags into 27 bass up to 35 inches. That boat has weekend openings out of Perth Amboy. Call 201 421-653.
Nick Honachefsky was among the surfcasters who got into yesterday’s Ocean County striper blitz. He fished from 1:30 to 3:30 and released over 30 bass from 23 to 35 inches on shads and with a fly rod.