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

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

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

5-27 Wade. 19" pink gulp BL

Location: Surf City Bait & Tackle

317 Long Beach Blvd.

Surf City, NJ 08008

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

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6-1 Greetings from Jimmy B at IBSP. 

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

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

Every Sunday through Labor Day join Bobby at Surf City Bait and Tackle to learn or learn more about fishing on LBI.  Bobby is a boat mechanic & is an avid fisheman with years of experience fishing all over. Bobby lives locally year 'round and is very familiar with fishing the island. Whether you want more information on boat fishing or fishing from land, Bobby is a great resource to utilize.  

SETTING: Casual, Informal, Beach Chair seating, parking lot of Surf City Bait & Tackle

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT: learn what is being caught from the surf, bay & from boat, how to target fish, what to use, how to increase your chances of getting on fish, releasing a fish properly, reading the water and more.



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

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

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

07/12/2018

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 71 -73 
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WEATHER

today

AM: partly cloudy, hi ~ 76

NE wind to 10

PM: mostly clear, lo ~ 66

SE wind to 7

tomorrow

AM: mostly sunny, hi~ 80

NE wind to 8

​PM: mostly clear, lo~69

SSE wind to 7

       

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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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. 

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

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

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)

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

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

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5-22 Crazy Bruce with his dinner size keeper 

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

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

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

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

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

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

5-25 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

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

5-19 Don with his 11.06 lb weigh in.


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


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

Surf City Bait & Tackle's annual Kids Weekly Crabbing Contest is just around the corner. Start date is Saturday, July 7th and runs thru August 31st. This is a FREE weekly contest. Any kid who comes into the store to measure in a legal size crab from tip to tip, which must be 4 1/2 inches, will receive a free crab line. At the end of the week, Fridays, 9 pm, the participant with the largest crab will win a small kiddie size crab trap.  Any child who brings in a measurable crab will have their pictures taken and posted on our website & social media. #Kidswhocrab  

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

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