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 10/1

Striped Bass - Short ones with some decent sizes mixed in at all local rivers
and beaches from Elizabeth, Sewaren, Perth Amboy,
South Amboy, Cliffwood Beach, Union Beach, Keansburg,
Seabright, Rumson and Deal.

Porgy - Rock piles at Buoy #42, 20, Old Orchard light,
West Bank light, Coney Island flats, Breeze Point jetty, Sandy Hook reef and
Shrewsbury rocks using pieces of clams, blood or sand worms, FishBite and
Gulp 3" swimming mullet.

Bluefish - Cocktails, 1-3 pounders, at local waters such as Perth Amboy, South
Amboy, Keyport, Cliffwood and Union Beaches. Use bunker chunks, metals like
Gator spoon, Hopkins, Kastmaster and poppers.

Snappers - Morgan Creek and all the rivers.  Use snapper poppers, snapper
zappers, Sabiki lures or spearing on a rig for bait.

Blue Claw Crabs - Navesink river by Oceanic Bridge, Red Bank and Raritan
River. Use frozen bunkers.

Blackfish - 1 fish limit. Shrewsbury rocks and Scotland Light. Use green crabs
and clams.

Weakfish - Raritan Reach Channel at Princess Bay, buoy 31-35, Lemon Creek.
Use sand worm and rubber worm  combo.

Albacore - Far in the Bay as Terminal and Chapel Hill Channel and also usual
spots like Seabright and Rumson. Use pencil poppers and small metals like
Deadly Dick and Avas.
        updated 10/11/2017