FISHING REPORT

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as of 6/16/21

Striped Bass -  Deeper waters like Sandy Hook and Highlands Bridge. Use clams and worms with in-line circle hooks. Also use SP Minnow, Storm shads, and poppers. From boat - Snag and drop bunkers using in-line circle hook, troll umbrella rigs, Rockfish Candy, and Stretch 25 at Terminal Channel, Ambrose Channel, West Bank Light, Romer Shoal, and Verrazano Bridge.

Bluefish - From local beaches like Perth Amboy, South Amboy, Cliffwood Beach, and Union Beach to Sandy Hook Beach. Use cut bunkers, SP Minnow, surface popper, diamond jig with red or green tail, and Gator Spoons.

Sea Bass - Jig with Epoxy jigs or use clams and squid at Old Orchard Light, Shrewsbury Rocks, Rattle Snake, and Scotland Light.

Fluke - Triangle by Buoy 52, Round Shoal, Keyport Buoy 3 by sailboats, TC Buoy by Ammo Pier, Bug Light, Coast Guard Station, and Highlands Bridge. Use spearing, squid, peanut bunkers, killies, and Gulp!

Blue Claw Crabs - Perth Amboy pier, Crab Island & Train Bridge in Raritan River, Spy House pier in Port Monmouth, Red Bank by the hospital, and Oceanic Bridge.

 

 

Don't forget to register to fish.

It's free, easy, and required.

 www.saltwaterregistry.nj.gov