2017
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April  1   - The Pier is is now open.  Short stripers are running in the 12"-22 " range.  Amber Smoker made the first catch of the season!   Come on Down!

April  9   - Schooling short stripers are still biting well.  We're also catching skates and some small sharks. 

April  15   - Well over a hndred short stripers were caught on Wednesday and Thursday nights.  Even the kids were having a blast!  The first few shad were also caught on Thursday and Friday.  Also on Friday, the first big bluefish (33") and the first flounder (also an 18" keeper) were caught.  The first tautog was caught yesterday and the first puffers were also caught today.  Lots of action going on .... and plenty still to come! 

April  24   - BIG BLUES ... BIG BLUES ... and BIG BLUES!  And, we're still catching short stripers, especially at night.  Also in the mix, some shad, puffers, and sea robins.  And, we did get another flounder last week too.  Checkout our Memorable Catches Page.

May  3     - The Oceanic Pier Bluefish Blitz continues.  The Pier hasn't seen a run of big bluefisg list this in over 25 years!  Hundreds of big blues are still being caught.  Most of the blues range from 30 to 39 inches.  Numerous citation fish being caught every day for the past 2 weeks.

May  10     - The Bluefish Blitz has slowed down. There are still some big blues, and some 16-18 inch blues, being caught every day.  The shad are now also starting to bite in the evening on the incoming tide.  Come on down. 

May  13     - Although the Bluefish Blitz has slowed down a bit, there were still plenty of big blues landed during the past week. There were more than 15 caught on Thursday, not to mention several smaller ones in the 16-25 inch range.  The shad bite is also starting to improve under the lights at night on the incoming tide.  Sunday should be a nice day ... Come on down.  Checkout our Memorable Catches Page.

May  20     - Still catching plenty of blues --- not as many of really big ones ... but ranging overall this week from 13 - 36 inches. The shad bite also continued to pick up this week, along with some short stripers, some puffers, a few tog and a couple of flounder.

June  2  -  Bear reports that they're catching shad, blues,  small rockfish... plus a few flounder and some tautog.  Morning fishing has been good ... and night fishing has been even better.  Come on Down!

June  15  -  Although fishing has been a little slow in the daytime, we have been catching some tog, sea bass, puffers, and flounder.  Night fishing has been better with shad, blues, stripers and some speckled trout.

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