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!
Now Running...
Fred's Bait & Tackle
Welcome to Fred's Bait & Tackle!

                                     We have a selection of St. Croix rods in stock.

Come and join us as we celebrate our 30th anniversary on Saturday, 7/4/15.
               First 100 customers will receive free anniversary t-shirt.
                              (no purchase necessary)  Thank you.

     Shop Hours for Independence Day Weekend
                                 7/3 (Fri)        5:30 am - 7:45 pm
       7/4 (Sat)       5:00 am - 7:45 pm
      7/5 (Sun)      5:00 am - 11:00 am
                                                                                                    as of 7/1/15

Fluke - Finally good reports from party boats and charter boats.  West Bank
        Light, Twin Island, Ambrose Channel, Keansburg hole,
        Leonardo flats, Sandy Hook rip, Bug light, coast guard
     station, Navesink & Shrewsbury River.  Use spearing, squid,
 Peruvian spearing, killies, Gulp or Spro bucktails.

Striped Bass -  Outer Bridge, Buoy 20, Keansburg to Sandy Hook especially
Coney Island flats and reef.  Use fresh clams, sand or blood worms or fresh
cut bunkers.  From boat - Use clams, bunker chunks or troll Stretch 25 or
Rock Fish Candy (Mojo) rigs.  Try Reach Channel, buoy 14, buoy 19 or Old
Orchard Light on very slow speed (2.5 - 3 knots or less than 1000 rpm).

Bluefish-They are back again.  Perth Amboy to Keansburg especially
Cliffwood and Union Beach.  Use fresh cut bunkers or plugs such as Bombers,
SP Minnows, bottle neck and pencil poppers of Gator spoons.

Sea Bass, Ling & Cod - Sandy Hook reef, Scotland light and Shrewsbury
rocks. Use fresh or salted clams, Gulp ghost shrimp or squid and mackerel
strip combo.  

             Don't forget to register to fish.  It's free but is required.



    "It's a beautiful thing!"                                                    

updated  7/1/15