FISHING REPORT

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as of 10/20/20

Striped Bass - Water is still too warm in the Bay. Try ocean side or fish early in the morning or late at night when it is bit cooler. Use sand worms, clams, eels or surface poppers. Troll by Statue of Liberty, Verrazano Bridge, throughout Reach Channel with white or chartreuse Rockfish Candy, umbrella rigs with shad, bunker spoons or diving plugs. Also drift eels, clams or worms.

Blackfish & Sea Bass - Sandy Hook Reef, Shrewsbury Rocks, Scotland Light and Rattle Snake. Use squid or mackerel strips for sea bass and green crabs or clam strips for blackfish.

Porgy - Sandy Hook Reef, Coast Guard Station, 20 & 42 buoy rock pile, Shrewsbury Rocks, Scotland Light, Rattle Snake, Coney Island Reef and Breezy Point. Use sand worms, clam strips and squid strips. Also jig with 1 to 2 oz diamond jigs or Epoxy Jigs. 

Blue Claw Crabs - Crab Island & Train Bridge in Raritan River, Morgan Creek above Parkway, Red Bank, and Toms River. Use frozen bunkers.

 

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



 

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