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August September October/November

March 22  - The Pier will be opening this week.  As soon as the fishing starts ... the reports will start.   Come on down ... catch the first fish of the season!

April 19  -  No "fish" yet; but skates are being caught .  The water is still pretty cold ... but the temps in the inlet are now making it into the 50's.  The tautog and shad should be coming in real soon.

April 26  -  The tautog have arrived.  Some nice keepers being caught. One of our regular anglers, Howard, caught two, including a big one! (see our Memorable Catches Page).  Also, the first bluefish on the Pier was caught this week; and, of course, plenty of skates!

May 1  -  The tautog continue to bite, along with some bluefish.  The shad run has begun, and should get much better this week as the water warms.  One angler also reportedly caught and released the first seatrout on the Pier this week.  And, if you're looking for skates, there's still plenty of them!

May 10 -   First came in the BIG blues .... and a pretty good run of typical spring blues was right behind (check out our Memorable Catches Page).  And, the shad run is also well underway. Hundreds of shad are being caught.

May 14 -   Those big old blues just keep on coming ... and there's lots of smaller ones mixed in.  And, of course, still some short stripers, lots of shad, some puffers ... and some tautog.

May 22 -   A couple of impressive stripers on the Pier this past week: a 45 1/2" caught by an 8 year old on a minow(on his birthday); and, a 37" caught later that day (see our Memorable Catches Page).  The big blues are mostly gone ... but there have been lots of shad and some smaller blues to keep our anglers busy.  Also, the first keeper flounder; and, the first keeper seatrout were caught.

June  1  -  Not a lot of anglers last week because of the windy weather.  However, we still caught a couple of keeper flounder, a few more big bluefish, some short stripers ... and plenty of shad. The weather, water temperature and the tides are looking up for the upcoming weekend!

June  8  -  Another rainy, windy, dirty-water week at the start.   But again, we still caught a couple of flounder, some bluefish ... and plenty of shad and skates. As the water cleared up, so did the fishing start to pick up.  Looking good for the warm weather next week.

June  13  -  Better weather ... Better fishing!  The flounder bite is coming on pretty strong now.  And, still some blues late, and plenty of shad.

June  21 -  Some flounder, bluefish and shad still biting, but not many keepers.  Some small seabass for the kids have also started biting.  Looks like summer fishing is just around the corner!

June  30 -  More flounder with some nice keepers.  Another trout, mixed in with some blues and shad.  And, as ususal, some fun for the kids with small seabass and some crabs.

July  14  -  Catching more keeper flounder and small sea bass in the daytime.  Some bluefish, shad and a few croakers are biting at night under the lights.  There have also been a lot of nice blue crabs caught of the Pier this past two weeks.

July  23  -  Although lots of throwbacks ... even more keeper flounder this week (See our Memorable Catches Page).  And, of course, some small sea bass in the daytime for the kids.  Some blues, croakers and shad in the evening.  But, still more happy crabbers on the Pier this past week!

August  9  -  More keeper flounder again this week in the daytime, along with black sea bass, sea robins, and some small stripers in the morning.  At night, shad, blues, some short stripers, a few croaker .... and, some sharks and skates.  Plus, the crabbing has been pretty good too!

August  23  -  Catching some flounder and croakers during the day... and some small sea bass for the kids.   At night, catching some shad, snapper blues, a  few short stripers and some weakfish under the lights.

August  29  -  Bear reports that they are catching more fish .... and, more variety ... Rockfish, snapper blues, small black drum, flounder, puffers and seabass.  One angler even caught a lizard fish! Things are looking up.  Looks like some good fall fishing ahead.  Come on down!

September  10  -  Bear reports that they are still catching lots of fish .... but not many keepers at this time ... lots of snapper blues, small black drum, flounder, croakers, puffers and kingfish.  Even a few more lizard fish!

September  24  -  Bear reports that we're catching a lot of different fish: small seatrout, bluefish, blowfish, lizard fish, seabass, flounder, croakers, gag grouper ... and, of course shad.  And ... even some spanish mackerel.  Not a lot of keepers .... but certainly a lot of fish!

September  29  -  Bob reports that the flounder run has started.  Catching keepers every day.  And, there were even a few nice croakers in the mix.  (See our Memeorable Catches Page)  Of course, still some puffers, sea bass, lizard fish and  snapper blues.

October 8  -  We were catching lots of flounder before the storm.  And, now ... Bear reports that we're catching even more keepers....  and, we're catching more bluefish than before the storm.  Some of the best falll fishing is yet to come.  Come on down!!!

October 14  -  We're still catching flounder ... BUT ... the tautog bite is now picking up.  Get ready for "Togtober" !  See our Memorable Catches page for a nice keeper.  There should be plenty more to follow.

October 26  -  The flounder bit may be slacking off a bit...  BUT ...The tautog bite is picking up.   "Togtober" is here!  And, we're also catching bluefish in the 10-14 inch range in the mornings and the evenings.

November  8  -  Tautog fishing has been hot!  Lots of fish being caught, and more keepers every week.  (See our Memorable Catches Page).  And, we're still catching some bluefish, shad, sand sharks, small black drum and short stripers.  Come on down while the weather is still nice.


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