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

Thursday, September 20th,

Today is going to be cool, around 70 degrees, mostly cloudy with winds from the Northeast switch to the south east later about 10 mph. High tide near 4:30 pm. Some short bass showed up off the surf the last couple of days with the small blues. Mullet and bunker chunks are the baits of choice while shads and Jetty Ghost Mullets are working for those moving. Carl H. >'///><






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


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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 

5-24Southern 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.

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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  

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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.

5-22 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 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!

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 

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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

The LBIFC in Harvey Cedars has a surf fishing tournament on September 22nd. Come in the store to get an application. Carl H <'///><

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!

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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American  Angler Fishing Club will have a casting demo on the at the shop (Surf City Bait and Tackle) on Sunday , September 23rd, with Rich Hedenberg of RH Custom Rods. The American Angler Fishing club will have a brief meeting before and then the demo to follow around 12 noon. This demo is open to anyone. Just show up or if you have any questions, please contact Carl Hartmann at 201-481-4390 or cfishigotu@aol.com Watch Rich cast well over 500 feet! Join us if you want to learn how to cast better. <'///><

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

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

Monday September 17th.

Today is going to be mostly cloudy in the mid 70's with winds about 10 mph from the Southeast. Becoming windy and rain late tonight. What's left of Florence. High tide around 2 pm today. Lots of Bluefish and Small bass around. Mullet and paddle tails seem to be the best bet. A reminder of the RH Custom Demo this Sunday here at the store. Carl H. <'///><

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

5-24Francis 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







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

Tuesday, September 18th,

Good morning. Today is again in the mid 70's with periods of rain and winds from the Southeast at 10 mph, switching to the North late and increasing. High tide today around 2:40pm. Steve P. recently landed some special species of Kingfish. New to our area at least. Mullet run is on and Bluefish are dominant in the surf mixed with some small bass and Fluke.

Carl H.<///><

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

Wednesday, September 19th,

Beautiful morning out there! High temp today near 80 with East Northeast winds about 12 MPH. High tide around 4. Should be a great day to fish and or crab. Bluefish and King fish are in the surf with an Fluke here and there and at the Jetty. Small bass mixed in and weakfish in the bay. Loading up with bait for the weekend. Meet Darleen! Caught Sunday night. Drifting by Andy’s in BL for sea bass and SURPRISE!! A door matt! As seen on the scale, 8.6 lbs 27 inches. Nice. Carl H. <'///><

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

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

Friday September 21st,

Partly Cloudy today and Wind is calm. Breezy later with winds gaining later from the SSW to 15 mph. High tide around 5:30pm. Always a good bluefish wind for this time of year. Conditions should be prime as well as being a great Fall fishing day. Looks to be like this the entire weekend. The RH Custom Rod Demo is Sunday. All anglers are invited! Sunday, Sept 23rd at Noon. Carl H. <'///><