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 7/22/16         
Fluke - Train Bridge at Raritan River and by Cornucopia, Perth Amboy
sailboats, 1 buoy and barge, buoy 46, 47, 56, 58, 20 and 12 at Reach Channel,  
at the triangle, South Amboy light house, Earl Naval pier by TC buoy, Bug Light
and Coast Guard Station with spearing &

squid combo, killies & squid combo and
Spro & Gulp combo.

Striped Bass - Late at night and early before sunrise. Outer Bridge, Cliffwood
Beach, Union Beach, Seabright, Rumson and Long Branch.  Use fresh bunkers.
From boat: Buoy 20 and 19 in Raritan Reach Channel,
Great Kills, Old Orchard and ocean side. Snag and drop bunkers
or troll bunker spoons, Stretch 25, umbrella rigs or Rockfish
Candy/Mojo lure.

Bluefish - Everywhere in the Bay especially Cliffwood Beach,Union Beach, Port
Monmouth and Keansburg. Use bunker chunks with steel leader hooks or
metals (like Avas and Gators) or surface poppers.

Blue Claw Crabs - Excellent catches at Raritan River, Morgan Creek, Red
Bank, Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers. Use frozen bunkers.

Porgy & Blow Fish - Use clam logs to draw them in, use sand and blood worms
of clam strips for bait.  Morgan Creek, Romer Shoal light, West Bank light or
any rock piles.
Black Sea Bass - Squid strips, mackerel strips or combo.  Also use Gulp ghost
shrimp at Sandy Hook reef, Shrewsbury rocks and Rattle Snake.

Snappers - Staring to show. Use snapper poppers, snapper zappers or
updated 7/27/16