Daily Fishing and Outdoor Report
Sorry, I haven't been able to get in here as regular as I should, with fish starting to move in. I've been doing some new work on a "secure" facility, meaning I can't bring laptop along.
I have been doing the bay after dark and shorting out -- in a good way. Small bright plastics work, though I'm told that the bayside flats during the day call for small tan to brown plastics, to match shrimp.
Per just about everywhere else, once the blues…Continue
Added by jaymann on April 28, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments
(Above: In perfect position to grab the incoming tide.)
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Added by jaymann on April 23, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments
In recent years, I have acquired, at due expense, some very historically significant photo negatives of the Southern Ocean County area, especially LBI.
I essentially have two options. I can exert my rights under intellectual property laws and…
Add-on to ongoing fluke effort
Added by jaymann on April 20, 2013 at 11:53am — No Comments
Here is some important fluke news. This is an OPPORTUNITY to lengthen the NJ fluke fishing season. There will be a meeting on this extension in Galloway, as noted in this RFA release.
I’ll highlight one important angle before you read it below: “Negative outcomes of the scheduled assessment could result in an even more tightly regulated fishery in 2014.
"Taking advantage of the additional fishing…Continue
Added by jaymann on April 19, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments
(Above: Jim V.'s drone sees all.)
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Not sure what to make of this scene, shot yesterday off BL ... …Continue
Added by jaymann on April 17, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Saturday, April 13, 2013: Below is a stellar bass report from Great Bay yesterday but I’ve also heard of some brisk bassing in Barnegat Bay, where some folks are working the bridges (night) and other the near-inlet bayside flats and creek mouths. (sun). …Continue
TOTALLY CLASSIC, April 11, 2013: Just a quick note to say the first meeting of the newly formed – and still forming – Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic “tournament committee” was long and very productive. Much of the time was spent hashing out structuring the group and to assign subcommittees to address issues like sponsorship and marketing the…Continue
Added by jaymann on April 11, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
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See, it's just not me worrying about elver poachers!
[Bangor Daily News] By John Holyoke - April 9, 2013 -
SURRY, Maine, Maine Marine Patrol Officer Brent Chasse succinctly sums up the challenges facing him and his fellow conservation officers during the 10-week elver season, which began in late March and stretches until May 31.
“Money brings greed,” Chasse said…
Added by jaymann on April 9, 2013 at 8:32pm — No Comments
April 5, 2013: (Note: In order to pop these out there are often typos. Please ignore and know I'll get to them at a later date. Thanks.
At this still fully stirred junction in my Island life, I really didn’t need the recent LBI Surf Fishing Classic crisis. Dozens of other pressing post-storm issues continue to blow around, as yet uncontrolled. But, on first blush, it…Continue
Added by jaymann on April 5, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
(Above: During its history, the Classic has attracted anglers from far and wide. In this vintage shot, these folks, angling as a team in Ship Bottom, drove down from Narragansett, Rhode Island.
Here’s the latest on the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic – and it is good. Comments…Continue
Added by jaymann on April 4, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
(Above: Early surfcasters were the stuff of Derby energy.)
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