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FISHING REPORT

As of 11/14/19

Striped Bass - Good sizes at Statue of Liberty, Verrazano Bridge, and Ambrose Channel drifting eels and bunker chunks including "snag & drop". Troll with Mojo rigs, bunker spoons, umbrella rigs, or Stretch 25. Use clams, worms, white or yellow bucktails and plugs in the bay from Perth Amboy to Keansburg. Some bigger ones on ocean side Sandy Hook down to Shark River.

Blackfish - 1 fish limit. Outer Bridge, Perth Amboy pier, Raritan Reach, rock pikes at buoy #42 & 20, South Amboy Light, Old Orchard, West Bank Light, #17 buoy wreck, Shrewsbury rocks, and Point Pleasant Canal "by the wall". Use green crabs or clams. 5 fish limit starting 11/16.

Sea Bass - 15 fish @ 13". Sandy Hook reef, Shrewsbury rocks, and Scotland lights. Use clams, squid, green crabs, diamond jigs or Epoxy jigs. 

Blue Claw Crabs - Navesink River, Red Bank, Seaside Park, Raritan River, Morgan Creek, and Keyport. Use frozen bunkers.

Winter Flounder - Train Bridge in Raritan River, Round Shoal, and Shark River. Chum with chum logs, clams, mussels or corn and use sand or blood worms, pieces of squid or clams.

 

Don'f forget to register to fish. It's free and required; www.saltwaterregistry.nj.gov