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 7/17/14

Fluke-Use Spro jig/Gulp combo, spearing/squid combo, Peruvian
spearing/squid combo, sand eel/squid combo or killie/squid combo.  Ambrose
Channel, Sandy Hook Rip, Sandy Hook North Beach
, Reach Channel (Buoy 52),
Round Shoal, South Amboy lighthouse
, Keyport #1, Raritan River between Rt 9
and Rt 35 Bridge
s, Princess Bay and Mount Lauretta (weakfish mixed in).

Striped Bass-From Shore:  Local beaches from Perth Amoy to Sandy Hook
early in the morning and late at night. Use cut fresh bunkers, fresh clams,
blood worms or sand worms.  
From Boat: South Amboy light house, Raritan
Reach Channel buoy #24 to #20 and #19.  Troll Stretch 25, Polish shad and
Mann's bunker lures.    

Bluefish-Local beaches from Perth Amboy to Sandy Hook especially Cliffwood
Beach and Union Beach.  Use fresh bunker chunks for bait or lures like Gator
spoons, Kastermaster,  Hopkins, SP Minnow or Bombers.

Seabass-Try Sandy Hook reef, Rattle Snake or Shrewsbury rocks.  Use cut
squid and mackerel skin combo or Gulp ghost shrimp.

Porgy-West Bank light (near Highland and VZ Bridge), rock piles at buoy #42
and 20.  Use blood worms, sand worms, Fishbite, small pieces of clams and

Sharks-Mako and Threashers.  Threashers are as close as Sandy Hook to 8 to
10 miles off at Ambrose Channel going towards Mud Hole and Munster Ledge.

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

Blackfish-1 fish limit.  Use clams or green crabs.

updated 7/17/14