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!

                          SHOP HOURS FOR MEMORIAL DAY:  5 AM - 2:45 PM

                                                                                                     as of 5/12/15
Striped Bass - Local beaches in deeper water (between bluefish) from
Perth Amboy to Keansburg especially Cliffwood and Union Beach.  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 1, buoy 19 or Old Orchard Light on very slow speed (2.5 - 3
knots or less than 1000 rpm).






























Bluefish-All the time at beaches from 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.

Winter Flounder - Some hits locally (while striped bass fishing) using sand
                            or  blood worms and strips of clams but best location is
                            at Belmar. (Shark River)






Weakfish - starting to show.

Sea Bass - season starts 5/19 (Tues)

Summer Flounder - season starts 5/22 (Fri)
                 

           Don't forget to register to fish.  It's free but is required.
           www.saltwaterregistry.nj.gov
                                                                       







                                                                                
"It's a beautiful thing!"





updated  5/14/15