Daily Fishing and Outdoor Report
Monday, August 18, 2014: Sure is nice out there. That “nice” is inching us toward a summer of memorable coolness, overall. And there sure aren’t any big changes on the horizon. Of course, we still have a month to go and weirdness seems to be in the air in recent years. However, I don’t see the weirdness wearing bikinis to start fall. In fact, look for early autumn to force us into wearing heavy hoodies.
Posted by jaymann on August 18, 2014 at 3:00pm
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Sat/Sun Aug. 16/17: Got that little spurt of south winds on Saturday, just in time to make it rough for afternoon boat anglers. The westerlies returned today
Chatted with some folks who have been seeing some periods of unusually clear bay water, especially inside Barnegat Inlet and all the way over toward then mainland. I’m guessing it might have been the onshore flow…Continue
Posted by jaymann on August 17, 2014 at 7:30pm
(Above: Banded rudderfish amberjack)
Thursday, August 14, 2014: The ocean is cleaning up amazingly well, going from a brown to a clear blue/green. That will surely open things up to serious surf fishing this weekend, which includes…Continue
Posted by jaymann on August 14, 2014 at 2:30pm
Wednesday, August 13, 2014: Boy, that dark-of-night storm was a kick in the ass. It did the floodalooza thing, which isn’t hard to do around here. But the 51 mph wind gust I recorded came as a surprise, as did the drop-and-cover backyard lightning. The lightning was a bit odd because it came during honkin’ ENE winds, rarely a T-storm producer. It looks like something near 5 inches of rain soaked us, though I got an island report of closer to six inches falling…Continue
Posted by jaymann on August 13, 2014 at 12:30pm
Tuesday, August 12, 2014: This is a very unusual stint of direct east winds. It has blown in mighty warm water (75 in some locales) but is blowing angling opportunities to hell and back.
This afternoon’s rain was yet…Continue
Posted by jaymann on August 12, 2014 at 6:30pm
Posted by jaymann on August 11, 2014 at 3:00pm
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