Fishing Report: 10/10/2010
Made it out a couple of times this past week, and all the signs are pointing towards an excellent fall. The bay has finally come to life with stripers taking all the traditional fall baits. I had them on swimming plugs during a break in the weather last Saturday, there's been steady action the last few days around the inlet on live spots, and the water temps look to be perfect for anchoring up with clams. So right on schedule, our fall bass season has started up.
Yesterday's charter was an ocean trip producing quite a mixed bag of autumn critters. Jigging produced small bluefish, weakfish and croakers along Island Beach State Park before we ran into a massive school of false albacore that jumped small metals until the boat traffic finally sent them down. What an amazing fish to catch, probably my favorite with their long runs and never give up attitude. Then we finished the morning anchored up on a local wreck catching sea bass and small tog. Great fun in ideal weather.
With the stripers starting to turn on and the weather still pretty nice, now's the time to get out there on the bay. The pen is packed with spots and I've still got some open dates over the next couple of weeks. If you want to get out before the cold really sets in, give me a call and we'll get something set up.