Fred's Bait & Tackle
2001 Highway 35
South Amboy, NJ 08879
(732) 721-4747
"The Friendly Bait Shop"
You will find everything you need for an
enjoyable day of fishing, including fresh
bait, fine equipment and friendly service!
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Fred's Bait & Tackle
Welcome to Fred's Bait & Tackle!
as of 8/9/18
Fluke - Plenty of peanut bunkers in the rivers. Raritan River above Train
Bridge, Outer Bridge by the barge, between Earl Naval pier and Leonardo
flats, Keansburg 11A buoy, Perth Amboy near sail boats, Train bridge in
Raritan River, Keyport flats & buoy #1, W buoy, Triangle and Round Shoal
especially between #38 to #42 buoy in Reach Channel. Use peanut bunkers,
Peruvian spearing, squid, killies, spearing, sand eels, Gulp and Spros.

Porgy - Old Orchard Light, West Bank Light, Shrewsbury rocks, Highlands
Bridge, Rockaway Breezy Point, Coney Island Reef and Verrazano Bridge. Use
clams and worms for bait.    

Blue Claw Crabs - Good catches at Shrewsbury, Barnegat, Red Bank, Navesink
River by the bridge and Raritan River. Use frozen bunkers for bait.   

Snappers - All the rivers where spearing are present such as Perth Amboy and
Morgan Creek.

Bluefish - Perth Amboy pier, Port Monmouth, Leonardo, Union Beach and Pebble
Beach. Use bunker chunks with steel leader hooks.

Striped Bass - Deep in the channel or at night. Reach Channel buoy #19 & #20,
Flynn's Knoll, tip of Sandy Hook, Bug Light, West Bank Light, Verrazano
Bridge, Romer Shoal, Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty.

Sea Bass - 2 fish limit.
Tuna - Yellow and Bluefins. Hudson and Chicken Canyon.
Sharks - Thresher, Mako, Hammerhead and Dusky. BA Buoy & Munster Ledge.
Trigger Fish - Shrewsbury Rocks, West Bank Light, Old Orchard Light and
same places as porgies.                 
                                                                  updated 8/9/18