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 

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

08/17/2018

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 ~76-77 
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WEATHER

today

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.

 Tomorrow

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

OCEAN TIDES:


LOW          am 7:16

                   pm  7:56

  HIGH      am 1:02

                  ​pm -1:38

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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 

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

5-24
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)











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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. 

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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

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

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

We here at SCBT not only pride ourselves on trying to maintain a friendly, family oriented establishment with 24 hour service where we will wake up & come down to fill your bait & tackle needs anytime between 9pm-5 am but we (I) will also drop things when I can & leave the store to come out to help when you call asking for a jump start or even even get you unstuck if you need. Why ? Because that’s how we do it here at SCBT. #family #friends #fishingcommunity. ~Jerry

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

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

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Sunday October 21st,

Windy day ahead of us and temps dropping throughout the day. Winds approaching 30 mph but still fish able because its from the West. Bluefish are still here on any type of meat. Mullet/Bunker etc. The American Angler Team "C" yesterday came in 3rd place with several Blues and a WEAKFISH! We have fresh Bunker Green Crabs and Eels in shop. Get out there. Carl H.

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

Tuesday October 16th,

Clearing today with cool temps nearing only 60 degrees later this morning. Winds brisk at 15 mph from the Northeast. High tide is just after 1pm today. The beach front is loaded with birds working so you know there is bluefish underneath. The bay is loaded with bass and you might want to try the local docks just before the sun goes down with poppers. Sign up for the 2nd Annual Merchantville Surf Tournament this Saturday on the Island and or the Derby or both! Carl H. >'///><

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

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

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  

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The ASAC 2nd Annual Merchantville Fishing Club Surf Fishing tournament is coming to Surf City and LBI on October 20th. Teams and Individuals are welcome to participate. Contact Mike Hayes at fishinfool5737@gmail.com or 856-466-9546 to RSVP.

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.

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


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Friday, October 19th,
Today is going to be cool in the morning in the 40's. Warming up to the mid 50's by the afternoon with winds from the West to 12 Mph. High tide is 4:30 pm.They are killing the Blues and Albies up North and they are starting to hit here.  Bait is everywhere! Wind will kick up late tho, to 20mph from the Southwest. Peter R. of Pine Beach has been getting fish all week long on the surf at sunrise.

I will be off the page tomorrow as I will be fishing for the American Angler fishing team at the Merchantville Fishing Clubs Surf Tournament. Go to www.asaconline.org if interested in fishing this tournament. Teams and Individuals welcome.


Thursday October 18th,

A cold breezy day ahead of us. Clear and high just about 50 degrees. Winds all over the place about 15 to 20 mph coming from multiple directions. High tide is around 3:45pm. We will be opening AT 4am ON Saturday & will be giving 10 % off purchases if fishing the Merchantville Fishing Club Tournament. Albies, Blues and Kings on the beach. Even some Bonito. Get out there and fish! Carl H. --->'////><

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.

5-23: 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.

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

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

5-21 Jazz hooked into a 
16.26 lb striper

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

Wednesday, October 17th,

A nice day as far as the sun today. Chilly high in the upper 50's with breezy winds 15-20mph from the West switching to the East. High tide is is around 2:30pm. Seeing a few reports of Albies around on metals. Bluefish are getting a bit bigger and some bass in the back waters. 2nd Annual Merchantville Surf Tournament this Saturday still has room for teams and Individuals. Get out there ans send us the pictures. Carl H >'///><

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

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" 

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

6-1 Greetings from Jimmy B at IBSP. 

Monday, October 15th,

Rainy this morning with winds from the south at 10-15mph switching late to the north and temps dropping from the 60's to the 50's. High tide is around 12:30pm. Bass are starting to move from the local bays and estuaries to the front. Loads of bait fish in back and out front. Bluefish and Kings were the promanant fish landed at the NJBBA Tournament last Saturday in Wildwood. Sign up for the 2nd Annual Merchantville Surf Tournament this Saturday on the Island and or the Derby or both! Carl H. >'///><

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.
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