5-19 Don with his 11.06 lb weigh in.

5-28Just a father and his boy spending time not expecting to catch anything and they hook up for their 1st ever Striper off the surf. 
Eric & his lil man Connor. 13.78 lbs, 33 1/2 inches. SC. On salted clam

5-20 LBIFC member, James Braack
got this 19.12 striper using bunker in SC

Caught on a TFO GIS SP 1102-2 Rod and a Pappy's Pride Plug

5-26George with his 20.53 lb, 38 inches catch. SC using salted clam

5-21 Local, Erik Oerther into fish out front. Among them this 18.98 lb striper & 7.02 lb bluefish. Nice!

6-1Joe, Joe & Vinny with their late night catches texted to me. SC 

Thursday November 1st,

Another beautiful day in store for us. High near 70 degrees with winds from the SSW at 15-20 mph. High tide is around 1:45pm. Going down hill later tomorrow. Bass are steadly showing up now off the beach. Bunker and artificials seem to be working. Blackfish off the rocks and back bays. Will be off for a few days as I am prepping for the American Angler Surf Tournament on Saturday. Stop in the Surf City Fire Hall to check out the prizes. Carl H >'///><

5-19 Steve Fanelli takes girlfriend Dee Hulme fishing today and she catches her first ever Striper and Bluefish. Pretty sure she’s now “hooked”. Congrats! All were catch & release

5-19 This guy! I’m starting to think he’s homeless, doesn’t have a job & lives on the beach... Jimmy with his 9.14, 30’ bass to go with his 1/2 dozen blues today. 

NJ License Agent 

5-22 Frank Decembrino; 26.68 lbs; 42-1/2 inches, Surf City; bunker.

5-28Matt with his 10.60 lb, 34 1/2’ blue and his 29’ bass. SC. Striper on clam. Bluefish on bunker. 

5-20 TJ brings in his still alive 
22.84 lb striper caught on bunker

Sunday October 28th,

A much nicer day today. Cold starting out in the 40's and making it up into the 50's Southwest wind to 15mph and getting higher as the day goes on. High tide is at 10:30 today. No reports off the surf as of yet. Get out there. Carl H. >'///><

5-26Patrick with his 14.82 lb, 35 inches striper. SC on bunker. 

6-26 Jeff Brown; 26-1/4 inches, 6.40 lbs; top of Barnegat Light south jetty; pink 4-inch Gulp! Swimming Mullet on a spinner rig

5-23 Two nights in a row AJ gets on keeper bass & a nice bluefish.Caught in SC on bunker

** Featured Products **                                       ** Featured Products ** 

The LBI Surf Fishing Classic (aka the Derby) registration forms are now in the shop. Come in or call us for details! Carl H. <'///><

6-1 Ed just weighing this one. 
21.8 lbs, 39 1/4’. Using bunker, Ship Bottom

5-20 BOOM! #womenthatfish
Nice striper for Marie!!!Weighing in at 22.54 lbs, caught on bunker

5-27 Wade. 19" pink gulp BL

6-1 Deadhead Dave with his proud moment. 39 1/2", 23lbs caught on bunker. SC. Nice job Dave!

5-20  Joel C with his 34" & 19" blue fish






Most Recent

Fishing Report

5-25 Gene from LBIFC with 19 1/2 inches, 2.56 lbs. Perfect dinner says he wife.  

6-7 Jeff Crabtree; 23 inches/4.26 lbs; 21 inches/3.18 lbs. South jetty at inlet; 4 inch white Gulp! Swimming Mullet






AM: Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Highs ~84. Heat index ~93. WSW to 14 mph, gusting 25 mph

 PM: Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms likely. Low ~ 77. SSW wind 5-13 mph, gust to 25 mph.


AM: Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Highs~86. Heat index ~94 . WSW wind 8-13 mph, gusting to 19 mph. 

PM: Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms, low ~ 72. WSW to 10 mph, gust to 16


LOW          am 7:16

                   pm  7:56

  HIGH      am 1:02

                  ​pm -1:38


Open 7 days a week 6am-9pm

In addition, some 24 hour availability. To check if service is available call text Sue at (609) 713-8331 or Jerry at (609) 845-4243 

5-26 AJ with yet another weigh in. This one puts him into 3rd place in store tournament. 25.34 lbs, 41 inches, 22 girth. SC on bunker. Sweet!  

5-28 Gregg with his 11.68 32 inch striper. SC. On bunker 

5-24Southern Regional HighSchool Fishing Club members were out  fishing the surf this week. Brenden S got himself a nice bluefish on bunker

5-27 George Kinowal with his 19.52 lbs, 38 3/4 inches. Caught on bunker.

*** Gift Certificates Available ***

5-27 Joe 27 lbs 4 oz, salted clams North end,early morning 

5-27 Brian Mcallister with this beast!  
39.22 lbs, 48 inches 

5-22 Crazy Bruce with his dinner size keeper 

5-25 Blue eyed Bill with his 30 inch,9.6 lb bass. Caught on bunker  

* TFO GIS Surf Rods *

5-22 Chris Masino/#105 LBI Tournament; 20.0 lbs; 39 inches, Beach Haven; bunker.

6-27 Eric Brown with his 2.60 lbs weakfish. Using pink gulp.

5-21 Early morning Matt weighs in this 21.82 lb striper caught on a bunker head.

5-24Francis Hettler got this 32.5 " striper last night. Also got some bluefish & a 13.5" kingfish, all on bunker

5-25 A.J. on fire with another  weigh in. 28.70 lbs, 44'. SC, Caught on bunker

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Available:  ​Green Crabs! Fresh Bunker, Blood Worms,    Salted Clams, live eels, Frozen Mullet, Frozen Peanut Bunker, Salted Bunker Chunks, Vac. Pack Bunker, Frozen,  Crabbing Bunker, Squid Strips-Plain & Shedder Crab, Whole Boxed Squid, Squid Bits, Tube Squid, Salted Mackerel, Smelts, Spearing, Sand Eels, Clam Chum (Qts) & Bunker Chum (Qts & 5 Gal Buckets).​​

​​Out of:​  Minnows, Surf clams,  Fresh Mullet, Fresh Bunker, Shucked Clams, Live 

Bait Status

5-22: Some late night catches. No info given at this time 

Don 26 lbs 6 oz, 41" & 21 1/4" girth.Bunker, early am.

5-28 Your's truly (Jerry). 11.68 lb bluefish, 36 inches. SC using bunker. Also 1 28' bass (released)


5-24 LBIFC MEMBER Paul P Just weighed in a 15 lb 10 oz 36" striper caught this morning

Type your paragraph here.

Tuesday, October 31st,

A nice day on tap. Sunny High near 60 with winds WNW at 15mph. High Tide is around lunch time (noon) Blues, albies along with some short bass yesterday off the beach hitting artificials. Short bass last night in the back back hitting small swimmers and swim shads. Heard of some short bass today off the beach and a few keepers. Getting ready for the American Angler Surf Fishing Tournament this Saturday. Taking bait orders now and all participants are getting 10 percent off. Hours 4am-9pm with late night orders too. Carl H. >'///><

6-1.Joe Sr with the monster blue texted to me after hours. Surf City.

Type your paragraph here.

Wednesday October 31st Halloween,

Today is a going to be a beautiful day. High in the mids 60s with winds 15-20 mph from SSW. High tide is around 1pm. Bass are being landed off the beach with paddle tails and Blues on Mullet or chunk bait. Taking orders for Saturdays bait for the tournament. Get out there! Carl H >'///><

5-20 New leader in store bluefish tournament. Congrats to Marcus on his 12.84 lb blue

6-7Pantaleo; 23"; 4.90 lbs; 4" white Gulp! Swimming Mullet; Barnegat Light.

5-23: Our very own James with his 15.40 34 1/2 striper. Caught on salted clams  

5-21 Rich Kindt just got his striper using bunker.

5-21 Jazz hooked into a 
16.26 lb striper

5-26 Bob M. with his keeper & if you know him you know his answer when asked where, "In the water, find your own fish". I did get him to give up "North end" 

6-1 Greetings from Jimmy B at IBSP. 

6-1Chris with his Drum 29.56 lbs caught North End. On clam & off the surf. SWEET 

The Derby.....
in it's 64th year.
It's success is dependent upon the generosity of others. Each year the tournament is able to offer Special Daily Prizes through the generous donations of individuals and businesses. Donations have included, but not limited to gift cards, back packs, coolers, sunglasses, custom plugs, tackle, rods....

If anyone is interested in making a donation please contact me through FB, cell (609) 713-8331 or store (609) 494-2333. To all that have and continue to contribute to the this long standing tradition, on behalf of the Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic committee, thank you.


** Winter Hours **