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 10/30/14

Striped Bass-From Shore:  Finally water is cooling down.
Local beaches from Perth Amboy to Sandy Hook.  Use
cut fresh bunkers, fresh clams, blood worms, sand
worms or eels.  From Boat: South Amboy light house,
Raritan Reach Channel buoy #20, #19, front of
Keansburg pier and Sandy Hook
.  Troll Stretch 25,
Polish shad and Mann's bunker lures.

Bluefish-Cocktail blues, 1/2 to 2 pounders (good eating size) at local
beaches from Cliffwood to Sandy Hook but mostly from Seabright and
south.  Use fresh bunker chunks for bait or lures like Gator spoons,
Kastermaster,  Hopkins, SP Minnow or Bombers.

Sea Bass-Sandy Hook reef, Scotland lights, Rattle Snake, and Shrewsbury
rocks.  Use squid strips and mackerel skin strip combo or Gulp ghost shrimp.

Blue Claw Crabs-All brackish water where fresh water and salt water mixed
together like Raritan River, Morgan Creek, Matawan Creek, Shrewsbury
River and Navesink River.  Use frozen bunkers for bait.

Blackfish-1 fish limit but fun to catch.  Use clams or green crabs.  All rock
piles like Old Orchard, West Bank Buoy 42, 20, Shark River and Point
Pleasant Canal.

updated 10/30/14


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