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 8/15/17
Fluke - Raritan River, Navesink River, Shrewsbury River, Triangle buoy #52,
Round Shoal,
Leonardo flats,Terminal Channel at Earl Naval pier. Use teaser
rig using Spro with Gulp or bait combos

like spearing and squid, Peruvian
spearing and squid, sand eel and squid
& peanut bunker and squid.   

Bluefish - 5-7 pounders. Use bunker chunks, metals like Gator spoon, Hopkins,
Kastmaster and poppers.

Sea Bass - Shrewsbury rocks, Scotland Light, Rattle Snake. Drift clams, cut
squid, mackerel strips and diamond jig with Gulp ghost shrimp. Ends 8/31.

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

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

Striped Bass - All local rivers and beaches mostly at night from
Elizabeth, Sewaren, Edison, Perth Amboy, South Amboy,

Cliffwood Beach, Union Beach, and Keansburg. Ocean side
during day time by Seabright, Rumson and Deal.

Snappers - Morgan Creek and all the rivers.  Use snapper
poppers, snapper zappers, Sabiki lures or spearing.

Blackfish - 1 fish limit.

 updated 8/15/2017