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 Rock Fish Candy Rigs in Stock
                The shop will be closed on Friday, 12/18 for 2015 season.

                                                                                                   as of 11/29/15

Striped Bass - From surf - use clams, eels, fresh bunker chunks or worms.  
Perth Amboy to Sandy Hook especially Union Beach, Seabright wall and
Long Branch.  From boat - "Snag and drop" live bunkers using 9/0 or 10/0
snag hook, clams, bunker chunks or troll
Rock Fish Candy (Mojo) rigs, Stretch
25 or 30, bunker spoon at inside Reach Channel, buoy 20, 42, 30, South
Amboy Light House, Keyport #1 and Keansburg 11A.  Drift eels at night at
Highland's Bridge, Bug Light, Sandy Hook Channel #14, (Flynn's Knoll) and
#13 at Sandy Hook rip.                                 

Blackfish - Rock piles at buoy 42 &20, South Amboy Light House, Old
Orchard, West Bank, #17 buoy wreck, Shrewsbury rocks, Sandy Hook reef
and Rattle Snake.

Sea Bass - Use Gulp ghost shrimp, clams, squid strips, mackerel skin strips
and blood or sand worms.  Sandy Hook reef, Shrewsbury rocks and Rattle

Bluefish - Perth Amboy to Sandy Hook.  Use fresh cut bunkers, cut mackerel,
finger mullet or plugs such as Bombers, SP Minnows, bottle neck and pencil
poppers of Gator spoons.

Blue Claw Crabs - Navesink River and Shrewsbury River, Raritan River by
Crab Island,and Morgan Creek from 35 Bridge to Crabbing Bridge in
Cheesequake Park. Use frozen bunkers or chicken.  

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



"It's a beautiful thing!"                                                    



                                                                                                                                updated  11/29/15