Fish Tales
Kids Had Fun Brining Home 18 Sea Bass

Kids Had Fun Bringing Home 18 Sea Bass

August 18 – Had my sister, brother in law and my sister’s friends Jude, Nick, Luke, Carolyn and Sharon out for a quick trip this morning. We anchored up and the kids went to work putting boat limit of 18 sea bass and 4 ling in the box by 9:30. It was fun trip, especially for the kids.
Half Bushel Of Clams Added To Some Nice Ling And Sea Bass

Half Bushel Of Clams Added To Some Sea Bass And Ling

August 17 – My Had good friends Walt, Brian, and John out today for some bottom fishing. Kind of a sluggish bite, but ended with the boat limit of 16 sea bass and added 14 Ling. After the fishing we picked a half bushel of Barnegat Bay clams. We all had a fun day.
Short Work Of Reaching Boat Limit Of Sea Bass

Calm Day Off Barnegat Light Nets 14 Sea Bass And 31 Ling

August 11 – Had Grant, Brian, Nick, Arron, Teddy and John out for some LBI fishing. Nice calm cool day off Barnegat Light and the group went to work catching boat limit of 14 large sea bass and 31 ling.
Short Work Of Reaching Boat Limit Of Sea Bass

Short Work Reaching Boat Limit Of Sea Bass

August 10 – Had Kelly, Abigail, Aaron and Scott out sea bassin’ this morning. Finally we had a beautiful LBI ocean and low humidity. The group made short work of reaching their 12 fish boat limit with Abigail leading the way with the 2 largest fish.
Quick Ocean Trip Brings Home 18 Sea Bass

Quick Ocean Trip Brings Home 18 Sea Bass

August 4 PM – Had Cloe, Brad, Ben, Larry, Lucy and graham out bottom fishing this afternoon. Beautiful ocean and one stop shopping for 18 sea bass and a ling on a quick trip off LBI.
No Mahi Mahi But Took Home 10 Sea Bass And 17 Ling

No Mahi Mahi But took Home 10 Sea Bass And 17 Ling

August 4 AM – Had Mike, Will, Tom and John out bottom fishing this morning. Tried to catch some Mahi first. Saw plenty of them, but they wouldn’t bite. Switched gears anchored up and the group landed their 10 Sea bass and added 17 ling for good measure.
5 Pound Fluke Takes 3 Rd Place And An 8 Pounder Takes 1st

5 Pound Fluke Takes 3rd Place And An 8 Pounder Takes 1st

August 3 – Had Chris, Adam, Codey, Jack and Jumbo out for the annual Mercy Hole Foundation Fluke Tournament today. Slow fluking continues. We had 3 keepers and the quick bite died. Codey landed a nice 4.94 lb. fluke to come in third place for the tournament. Great job Codey. Unfortunately for us Kevin Carr joined the tournament last night. Only had 2 keepers, but he won 1st place with a beautiful 8 lb. flattie. I guess the changing of the guard has begun.😀
49 Ling And 1 Lonely Sea Bass In The Box

49 Ling And 1 Lonely Sea Bass In The Box

August 1 PM – Our afternoon trip had Bill and Christie out for some bottom fishing. Picked away at ling with the couple ending up with 49 ling and 1 lonely sea bass. Another flat calm trip off LBI.
First Ocean Fluking Of 2019 Brings Home 3 Nice Fluke

First Ocean Fluking Of 2019 Brings Home 3 Nice Fluke

August 1 AM – Had Bill and Bob out this morning for our first ocean fluking of 2019. Slow fishing for fluke continued. Picked away at some shorts and ended up with 3 nice keepers, two 20’s and a 22 incher. Added boat limit of 6 sea bass and 3 ling. Ocean doesn’t get any flatter than this morning
Big Swell But Ended Up With 7 Sea Bass And 3 Ling

Big Swell But Ended Up With 7 Sea Bass And 3 Ling

July 28 – Had Andrew, Jaedon and Christine out today bottom fishing. We had a big swell and breezy, so we stayed local. Slow bite overall with the group ending with 7 sea bass and 3 ling. Jaedon had the largest sea bass. The crew also hooked a few small fluke and a keeper, but out of season blackfish.
20 Minutes To Land Sea Bass Limit And Then Added 24 Ling

20 Minutes To Land Sea Bass Limit And Then added 24 Ling

July 27 – Had the Chins family Sarah, Brian, Landon, Grant and Isla out on a beautiful lake Atlantic today. It was lock and load for sea bass. In 20 minutes we reached the limit and we had to throw back another 30 plus keepers. The family added 24 nice ling in and hour and a half. All of the kids did great. Absolutely beautiful day!
Dolphin Show After A 10 Sea Bass Catch

A 22 Inch Fluke And A Great LBI Sunset

July 20 PM – Went out for an evening trip in Barnegat Bay with Layne, Emma, Tommy, Juliana and Charity. The trip began with a slow bite. The crew then landed around a dozen fluke with Layne landing a nice 22 inch keeper, before it was time to head in. We were treated to a great LBI sunset on the way in.
Dolphin Show After A 10 Sea Bass Catch

Dolphin Show After A 10 Sea Bass Catch

July 20 AM – Jenna, Kevin, Steve and Jack went out for some catching before the heat hit us. The group picked away and got close to the boat limit with 10 sea bass. They added 6 ling, a porgy and a grunt to the box and were treated to a dolphin show on the way back home.
Plenty Of Ling And Sea Bass With Cormfortable Weather

Plenty Of Ling And Sea Bass With Comfortable Weather

July 15 – Went off Barnegat Inlet today with Jason, Johnny, Jerry, Anthony and Juan. Fishing was a little slower than our last 6 hour trip but still plenty of meat to go around. The boys fished through a hard north current landing their 12 nice sea bass and 67 ling. We had to throw back another 15 or so keeper sea bass. This was a fun day with much more comfortable weather conditions and no flies!
Hot Humid Afternoon But Landed 7 Seabass And 4 Ling

Hot Humid Afternoon But Landed 7 Sea Bass And 4 Ling

July 14 PM – Had Drew, Charlie, Ella, Henry, Tymara & Nancy out this afternoon with another group on Ole Barney Charter. We had a sluggish bite with the group persevered the hot humid temperatures, no wind and a relentless attack of black flies. In spite of the stinky conditions they landed 7 sea bass and 4 ling. Not what we were looking for, but every once in a while you have a tough day. Unfortunately this afternoon was that day.
20 Ling 4 Triggerfish And 6 Seabass Nice Morning

20 Ling 4 Triggerfish And 6 Seabass Nice Morning

July 14 AM – We went offshore this morning with James and Steve. It was a little breezy and bouncy, but the boys went right to work. They managed to catch our 6 sea bass limit and had to release a bunch more keepers. In addition to the sea bass limit they added 20 ling and 4 triggerfish. This was a fun morning on the Kev n Ash II.
139 Ling In An Hour And A Half

139 Ling In An Hour And A Half

July 13 PM – Son Kevin did me proud, he did some prospecting this morning and found a really good ling fishing spot. He boated over 100 by himself. We grabbed Casey, Ian and Chuck and headed to the wreck Kev had fished. Hit bottom and yanked for an hour and half and then came home with 139 ling. Added 5 Sea Bass for a really fun afternoon. Thanks Kevin Carr.
couple Ling

Took Home The Sea Bass Limit And A Couple Ling

July 13 AM – Had Jyoti, Rushabh, Drishti, and Vaishali out this morning along with Kevin Schmidt of Ole Barney Charters. The rocking ocean got the best of a couple of the crew, but the group was able to box their 10 sea bass limit and added 2 ling.
Nice Day For Some LBI Bottom Fishing

Nice Day For Some LBI Bottom Catching

July 12 – Had Jim, Tristan, and Luke out for some bottom catching. We picked away in this 4 hour trip, with the group catching their 8 sea bass, releasing some keepers and added 14 ling to the box. What a nice day after yesterday’s wind and storms.
Sea Bass Limit Caught In Short Order

Sea Bass Limit Caught In Short Order

July 7 – Had Andy, Mike, and Tommy out for a quick trip, before the wind started blowing. The group caught their limit of 8 sea bass and a ling in short order. Tried fluking in the bay with only handful of shorts for our effort.
Young Anglers Landed 12 Short Fluke On A Fun Bay Trip

Young Anglers Landed 12 Short Fluke On A Fun Bay Trip

July 5 PM – We went on a 3 hour evening bay fishing trip with Vance, Blaire, Sarah, Lucas, Christina, Colin and Austin. Unfortunately, the fishing was not very good and the sunset was nonexistent. For fun the group landed 12 short fluke and a single blowfish. They were a very nice group of young anglers and we hope they enjoyed the evening trip.
22 Ling And 16 Sea Bass A Great Day

22 Ling And 16 Sea Bass A Great Day

July 5 AM – Had George, Dan, Court, Freddie and Jack out today. Our first spot was kind of dull. We made a move and the group ended up strong, with 16 sea bass and 22 ling. George landed 2 very nice, but out of season tog. Young Freddie and Jack also had a great day.
4th Of  July Crew Took Home 50 Ling And 8 Sea Bass

4th Of July Crew Took Home 50 Ling And 8 Sea Bass

July 4 – Had Joseph, his cousin Jimmy and uncle Eric out today. The ocean off Barnegat Light was beautiful. We picked away at ling and threw back way too many big sea bass. The crew ended up with a nice haul of 50 ling and 8 sea bass. Happy 4th everyone. Hope you enjoy the day.
Battled 2 Black Tip Sharks 10 Sea Bass And 12 Ling

Battled 2 Black Tip Sharks 10 Sea Bass And 12 Ling

July 3 – Nick, Alexandria, and Craig tried some sea bass catching today. The group boxed their limit of 10 nice big blue sea bass. Threw back another 30 plus keepers. They also added 12 ling, a couple small blues and did battle with 2 black tip sharks. Flat calm day and great fishing. Next time I am not inviting the black flies!
Long Time Friends Take HOme Limit Of Sea Bass

Long Time Friends Take Home Limit Of Sea Bass

July 2 PM – Had long time friends Matt, Pierce, Allie, Mathew and Nick out this afternoon sea bass fishing. We had spotty conditions, but the kids toughed it out landing our boat limit of 12 sea bass. It was a fun quick trip that we all enjoyed.
8 Sea Bass And 5 Ling Along With A Bunch Of Fluke Shorts

8 Sea Bass And 5 Ling Along With A Bunch Of Fluke Shorts

July 2 AM – Did some bottom fishing today with Matt and Zach. The guys boated their boat limit if 8 sea bass and 5 ling. Spent last hour drifting in the bay, where the boys landed 17 short fluke with Zach having 3 17 inchers and Matt unfortunately dropped a good one. Nice guys, fun trip!
Beautiful Day Off LBI Christina Caught Her First Fish Ever

Beautiful Day Off LBI Christina Caught Her First Fish Ever

July 1 – Went out this morning with Christina, Russ, Matt, Frank and Doug for a quick bottom fishing trip. Congratulations to Christina she caught her first fish ever. Unfortunately, the crew had to fight back some motion issues, but they were able to land their sea bass and 4 ling. It could not have been a more beautiful day off LBI.
Lots Of Short Fluke Took Home A 24 IIncherer

Lots Of Short Fluke Took Home a 24 Incher

June 24 – Went out in the bay today with Harold, Will, and Matt for some fluking. The slow fluking continues. The guys hung in there catching 40 or so fish, but only one keeper. Harold landed a beautiful 6 lb. 24.5 inch Fluke. It was a nice day and a fun trip, just wish we had a few more to take home.
Great Spring LBI Sea Bass Season Ends With 60 Fish Haul

Great LBI Spring Sea Bass Season Ends With 60 Fish Haul

June 22 PM - Had George, Nick, Gavin, Graf and Matt out for their annual spring sea bass trip. Finished the spring sea bass season with a boat limit of 60 fish and added 9 ling in short order. A shame the season ends as it’s been the best sea bass fishing I’ve seen in quite a few years.
Quick Bay Trip With Many Short Fluke

Quick Bay Trip With Many Short Fluke

June 22 AM - Had Rob, Matt, Carrie, Andy, Ivan, and Colin out on a quick bay trip. Slow bite with the group landing around 10 short fluke up to 17.5 inches. Ivan caught his first fish ever by himself. Nice group, wish we had some more bites.
40 Sea Bass Including A 23 Incher Taken Home

40 Seabass Including A 23 Incher Taken Home

June 19 - Bob, Eric, and Shawn went out in the fog for some sea bassing today. The great continues. The boys had their boat limit of 40 sea bass releases and another 30 keepers, 6 ling and a bluefish. We made a couple drifts and caught a few fluke with one likely keeper that was heaved versus netted and lived to fight another day. Eric had the prize with a nice 23 inch sea bass.
Sea Bass Limit And 6 Nice Ling

Not Bad Catch Of 37 Sea Bass And 17 Ling

June 3 - Had Bob, Kyle, Erik, and Shawn out for some bottom fishing. Much slower fishing after the hard south wind we had yesterday afternoon. Picked away all day and covered a lot ground. Ended the day with a catch of 37 sea bass, 17 ling and a bluefish. Not Bad!
Sea Bass Limit And 6 Nice Ling

Sea Bass Limit And 6 Nice Ling

June 2 – Went out today with Mara, Inka, Ostris, and Inya. There was lots of short life, but the group picked it’s way to the boat limit of 50 sea bass and they added 6 ling to the catch. We got home before the wind really starting blowing!
39 Ling And Boat Limit Of Sea Bass

39 Ling And Boat Limit Of Sea Bass

June 1 PM – Yup, did it again this afternoon, hooked our boat limit of 50 sea bass, with Jumbo, Dave, Timmy and Anthony. We added 39 ling for good measure and even threw back some keeper tog. The guys did he job on a flat calm LBI ocean.
Maxed Out Sea Bass Limit By 7:30

Maxed Out Sea Bass By 7:30

June 1 AM – The picture tells the story of this mornings trip. We were maxed out by 7:30. Chew Chew, Cesar, Jimmy and Chris got it done very quickly with large and x-large sea bass. We even threw back more than 30 keepers. Will be back at it in a bit.
Reached Boat Limit Of Sea Bass In Just 2 Hours

Reached Boat Limit Of Sea Bass In Just 2 Hours

May 27 PM – This afternoon Robert, Paul, Rose, and John went out with us for some sea bass. The good fishing continues. We reached our boat limit of 50 sea bass in 2 hours. Added 6 blues and a couple mackerel for good measure. Robert landed a beautiful 21 inch sea bass. Really a great Memorial Day, fishing off LBI.
took Home 6 Ling And 45 Sea Bass

Took Home 6 Ling And 45 Sea Bass

May 27 AM - Had Audrey, Eric, Rachael and Chris out this morning for some more good sea bass fishing. The group picked away at the fish and ended up with 45 sea bass and 6 ling. Happy Memorial Day!
nasty Inlet Conditions But Took Homw 25 Nice Sea Bass

First Timers Got A Bit Queeezy The Old Salts Boxed 40 Sea Bass

May 26 PM - Cody, Yuri, Ben, Nicki, and Jason went out this afternoon. For three of the crew this was their first time out in the ocean and they ended up a tad queezy. The rest of the group went to work and boated 40 keeper sea bass in a quick trip off of Barnegat Light.
nasty Inlet Conditions But Took Homw 25 Nice Sea Bass

Nasty Inlet Conditions, But Took Home 25 Nice Sea Bass

May 26 AM - Had Brian, Landon, Grant, John and Nick out this morning to bend some rods. We were greeted by a nasty inlet and a big southerly swell. The kids toughed out the stinky conditions and ended up with 25 nice keeper sea bass and 7 blues. Good going guys.
60 Sea Bass And 23 Blues In The BoxAn Easy Sea Bass Limit Trip

50 Seabass And A Turtle Visit

May 25 - Had Chew Chew, Ceasar, Gary and Raymond out today for some bottom fishing. Quick bites to start, on our way to a boat limit of 50 seabass and 4 ling. Had a visit from a large ocean sunfish and a turtle. Overall it was a nice day despite being a little lumpy heading out.
60 Sea Bass And 23 Blues In The BoxAn Easy Sea Bass Limit Trip

Landed 80 Bluefish Kept 30 Nice Ones

May 24 - Wow was it windy today. Relentless just like the blues. Annie, Dan, and Bill wanted to bluefish. Hooked mostly smalls, but caught some mediums and larger ones along with some short bass. Landed around 80 fish keeping 30 or so. Beautiful day despite sustained 30 kts. of wind!
60 Sea Bass And 23 Blues In The BoxAn Easy Sea Bass Limit Trip

60 Sea Bass And 23 Blues In The Box

May 19 – Andy, Chris, Chris, Jack and Ash went out this morning. We went to work as sun came up just off LBI. Good fishing and the boys ended with their 60 sea bass limit even throwing back some keepers. The guys added a couple of ling and 23 blues and a short striper after a quick stop in the inlet.
An Easy Sea Bass Limit Trip

An Easy Sea Bass Limit Trip

May 18 PM – Took Kevin and Adam out for a quick afternoon sea bass trip. It was easy fishing. We had our 30 limit and left them hungry for tomorrow. We will be back at it in the morning.
30 Fish Sea Bass Limit Along With A Couple Ling And Blues

30 Fish Sea Bass Limit Along With A Couple Ling And Blues

May 18 AM - Had Chewy and Caesar out for some sea bassing this morning. The guys caught very few shorts. They caught their 30 fish sea bass limit along with a couple of ling and some blues. Nice day despite ripping current!
Barnegat Bay Striper Fishing

Striper Fishing In The Bay

May 11 - Brian, John and Grant went out in the bay for some striper fishing. Slow fishing, with the boys landing 3 shorts and they lost a couple. Sea bass season opens on Wednesday (Thank God!).
Caught The Limit Of Tog And Lots Of Shorts

Caught The Limit Of Tog And Lots Of Shorts

April 28 - Had Gary, Adair and Kiersten out for our last day of tog fishing this spring. Our first spot had lots of bites and then it just died. Made a move with not much life, but what we did catch turned into tacos. Ended the trip with 10 keepers. Gary and myself caught the limit and maybe 30 shorts.
A Dozen Keeper LBI Blackfish

A Dozen Keeper LBI Blackfish

April 25 - Had Casey, Phil, Nick, Chewy, and Joe out today for some blackfishing. It was a slow bite, but the guys toughed it out and fished hard ending up with a dozen keepers. In the process maybe 40 shorts and some sea bass were returned unharmed. Casey led the way with his limit and Chewy added 3.
A Slow Bite Continues A Seal Entertained Us 7 Miles Off LBI

Slow Bite Continues, A Seal Entertained Us 7 Miles Off LBI

April 10 - Had Bill and his Dad Joe out today. The slow bite continues, but the boys ended up with 6 keeper tog and over 20 shorts. The fun part of the trip was that we had a seal swimming around the boat, taking in the sun, entertaining us on a nice flat calm day off LBI.
9 Keeper Tog A Cod Striper &Lobster In The Box

9 Keeper Tog A Cod A Striper And A Lobster In The Box

April 7 – Went back out today with Gary, Kevin, Babe, and Jake. Unlike yesterday, it was flat calm today. It was nice, but we had tough anchoring conditions all day. Ended with 9 keeper tog, a cod, a striper and Kev caught a lobster. It was Seafood Combo day on the Kev n Ash II.
Nasty Conditions On Our First 2019 Trip

Nasty Conditions On Our First 2019 Trip

April 6 2019 - Inlet was really nasty on Saturday. After turning around 3 times we finally got through in the afternoon with Kevin and Gary. It was a very slow bite with all the swell and cold water. Gary caught his limit of 4 tog and I added the one for good measure. First trip under our belts now and conditions will only get better.
Lots Of Blackfish Shorts And 6 Keepers

Lots Of Blackfish Shorts And 6 Keepers

December 1 2018 – Had Ron, Edge, Billy, Mike and Mike out today. The boys jigged 30 short bass and tried trolling, but it was no good. We anchored up and blackfished for an hour. Caught 6 keepers and 20 or so shorts with Mike leading way with 3 keepers. That’s a wrap for 2018 for us. We will be back in the spring.
First Time Fisherman Lands A Striper

First Time Fisherman Lands A Striper

November 30 – My cousin Bill and his son Jack wanted to fish for Jack's 10th birthday. Jack never fished before and caught a striper and a short tog and helped wind in a few more. Ended the trip with 14 small bass and 2 keeper tog. Jack did say he wanted his 2nd trip to be when it’s warmer.
Bobbies Boats Gang hooked Some Nice Stripers Biggest 37 Inches
Bobbie's Boats Gang Hooked Some Nice Stripers Biggest 37"
November 24 – Had the annual Bobbies Boats striper trip today, before the wind. Slow bite continues. Picked a few before the wind got cranking, with Nick getting the largest fish at 37 inches. Bunch of wind this afternoon and tomorrow, so will likely call it a wrap after next weekend. Friday looks real nice if anyone is thinking about going out, give us a buzz.
Brutal Cold Caught A Few Nice Tog
Brutal Cold Caught A Few Nice Tog
November 23 – Had to cancel this morning’s charter, because of the brutal cold weather. Grabbed John Bramin and we went out for some tog. A slow bite ended with one keeper and some shorts. Put out the spoons and we went 3 for 5 in a short time and headed home. Hoping to get out tomorrow morning with the gang from Bobbies Boats.
4 Strippers Topping Out At 22 Pouds
4 Stripers Topping Out At 22 Pounds
November 19 – Had Jay, Chris, Walt, and Frank along with a special guest appearance from Ashley Carr out for some striped bass fishing. The slow bite continued, but the gang was patient bringing home 4 stripers topped at 22 lbs. The boys won the trip as part of a raffle supporting the Kingsway High School ice hockey program.
Still Slow After The Storm Took Home A 34 Inch Striper
Still Slow After The Storm Took Home A 34 Inch Striper
November 18 – This morning had Landen, Grant, Brian, Bill and Graham out for some striper fishing. After the storm it was still slow fishing, but the boys boxed 2 nice stripers, with largest 34 inches. A lot more bait around today, so it’s just a matter of time and we should have steady fishing.
After The Storm Could Only Take Home One Keeper Striper
After The Storm Could Only Take Home 1 Keeper Striper
November 17 – Had Bob, 11 year old Bobby, Doug and Rich out for some LBI striper fishing today. Wasn’t sure what to expect after the storm. Well it just wasn’t good. Troll was dead. Ended up catching a keeper and short on jigs late. We will be back at it in the morning.
Boat Limit Of 60 Sea Bass Plus 4 Trigger Fish
Boat Limit Of 60 Sea Bass Plus 4 Trigger Fish
November 12 – Had Bob, Eric and Shawn out today for what may be the last sea bass trip of the year. After a fall of really crappy weather, the Atlantic Lake was actually nice today. Dogs were annoying at times and it took to 10:30 to get our 60 sea bass limit with the increased size rules, but we got it done. Added boat limit of 4 tog, a porgy and 4 triggerfish. All in all a very good day.
4 Nice Stripers Including A 30 Pounder
4 Nice Strippers Including A 30 Pounder
November 11 – Had to cancel a sea bass charter, because of very strong off shore winds. So we fished with good friends Andy and John and picked a few very nice striped bass. We ended with 3 overs and an under including this 30 pounder. There are still some prime striped bass dates available and striper fishing should only get better from here on.
A Dozen Bonita And 60 Sea Bass For A Productive Trip
A Dozen Bonita And 60 Sea Bass For A Productive Trip
October 26 – Went out today with Kevin and some of his friends to pick up some sea bass. In a short time, we had an easy boat limit of 60 sea bass, a couple of porgies, a trigger, a couple tog and a dozen or so Bonita. After all the bad weather we had for the last few weeks, today was a nice productive catching day. The fish are still here.
60 Sea Bass 25 Big Trigger Fish And 18 Blue Fish
60 Sea Bass 25 Big Trigger Fish And 18 Blue Fish
October 14 – Had Chris, Caesar, Chewy, Jimmy and Jake out for some bottom fishing. A beautiful sunrise and flat calm ocean greeted us and the boys went right to work. Had to drift most of the day, but the boys weeded through shorts landing the boat limit of 60 sea bass, 25 big triggerfish, a blue runner, 6 porgies and 18 bluefish. Had a visit from a big turtle too. Now this is good fishing.
First Sea Bass Trip Puts 40 In The Boat Plus Lots Of Blackfish
First Sea Bass Trip Puts 40 In The Boat Plus Lots Of Blackfish
October 10 – Had Andy, Chris, and Jack out for our first trip since sea bass season opened on Monday. We picked here and there on the way to a boat limit of 40 sea bass, a porgy and 6 big trigger fish. Made a move and the boys crushed blackfish for an hour or so, landing at least 60 including their boat limit and releasing some keepers. We are Back In Business.
Good Day For Barnegat Bay Blowfishing
Good Day For Barnegat Bay Blowfishing
October 7 – Had Ann, Judy and Ashley out on the bay to try some blowfishing. Well there was no shortage of bites. The group landed over 150 blowfish. They kept 50 of the largest for some nice dinners.
5 Nice Keeper Fluke And A Couple Small Mahi Mahi
5 Nice Keeper Fluke And A Couple Small Mahi Mahi
September 5 – Had Anthony, Victor, Jim, and the “Flukology King” out today for some fluking. It was the same story as our last few trips, a slow grinding bite. Luckily the group ended with 5 nice keepers, up to 23 inches and added a couple small mahi mahi. On the way in we had the chance to do some whale watching. The ocean today could not have been better. Good trip.
Fun Day With Great Friends Plus 4 Keepers In The Box
Fun Day With Great Friends Plus 4 Keepers In The Box
September 3 – Had my good friend John Bramin and his wife Bonnie out today fluking. In the first 5 minutes had 2 keepers and we joked about breakfast at mustache bills, the ultimate jinx. Tried a bunch of places and could only muster 2 more keepers including Bonnie’s nice 4.5 pounder. Fun day with great friends.
Took Home 3 Keeper Fluke
Took Home 3 Keeper Flukes
September 2 – Had Eric, Audrey, Rachael and Chris out fluking today. Wasn’t sure what to expect after the blow over the last 2 days. We picked at some shorts with 3 out of 29 fish making it to the box. Overall it was slow fishing, but they will bite again when this swell finally dies out.
Sorry No Pictures
Mother Nature Wins Couldn’t Hold Bottom
August 26 PM – Today we mixed the good with the bad. Had Todd, Maggie, and Andrew out this afternoon. On the first few drifts we picked some keepers and then Mother Nature let loose and we just couldn’t hold bottom. Kind of painful when you know fish are there, but can’t get to them. Oh well, we did pass a school of sharks feeding on bunker on our rather crappy, rough ride in.
Lots Of Shorts Only One 21 Inch Keeper Fluke
Lots Of Shorts Only One 21 Inch Keeper Fluke
August 26 AM – This morning Brian, Sarah, Ilya, Landon, and Grant went out in search of some LBI fluke. There were lots of bites for the group, but keepers were tough to come by. Brian took the prize, landing the only keeper a nice sized 21 inch fluke. The gang set free around 35 shorts to fight again.
First Time In 40 Years Sailfish Off LBI
First Time In 40 Years Sailfish Off LBI
August 25 Eve – Had a great evening fishing trip with my good friend Capt. John. I witnessed one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen off LBI in my 40 years on the water. I can hear people saying “no way, BS”, but John and I saw 3 or 4 sailfish. Yes sailfish, maybe 2 to 3 foot long on a bait ball near where we were fishing in 78 degree clear blue water just 3 miles off the beach. Very, very cool.
Keeper Sea Bass Mackerel And A Porgy
Keeper Sea Bass, Mackerel And A Porgy
August 25 PM – Had Theo, Marcus and Chris out this afternoon. After a really good fluke bite this morning, we could only muster about a dozen shorts. Made the call to anchor up and the boys weeded through 50 shorts to land 4 keeper sea bass, a porgy and some mackerel. It was slow on the keeper front, but the rods were kept bending throughout the entire trip.
13 Nice Keeper Fluke
13 Nice Keeper Fluke
August 25 AM – Did some fluke fishing today with Chris, Audrey, Eric, and Rachael. Our first drift was really good, with 3 keepers, 2 double headers and 25 fish caught in only 15 minutes. Then the group caught an unbelievable 100 to 125 fluke ending with 13 legal size keepers. Eric led the way with 8 keepers. Still have openings next weekend and in September if you want to get out fluking.
LBI Fluke Are Here 7 Keepers In The Box
LBI Fluke Are Here 7 Keepers In The Box
August 18 – Ron, Edge, Nick, and Mike went out today for some LBI fluking. They picked through 25 or more shorts to end up with 7 keepers. Nick led the way with his limit and also caught a 40 plus lb. cow nose ray. Fluking should only get better from here on. Still have 2 days open Labor Day weekend and some weekend dates in September. Take advantage of the longer season and give us a call.
10 Nice Sea Bass And 2 Ling
Took Home 10 Nice Sea Bass And 2 Ling
August 17 – Gene, Chris, Jacob and James went out today to take home some fish dinners. The bite was a bit slow, but the guys hung in there and ended up with the boat limit of 10 sea bass and 2 ling for good measure. The boys went home with a nice fish dinner or two.
Boat Limit Of 10 Sea Bass And A Trigger Fish
Boat Limit Of 10 Sea Bass And A Trigger Fish
August 12 PM – Had Brendan, Mike, Mary, Kate and Ash out. First spot was dull and we made a call to try a new area and the big blue sea bass did not disappoint. Ended up with 10 sea bass, the boat limit, a trigger fish and we released another 10 or so keeper size fish. Had another big sand tiger shark on this afternoon, but it broke the line about 5 minutes into the battle.
Lots Of Small Fluke Kept Everyone Busy
Lots Of Small Fluke Kept Everyone Busy
August 12 AM – John, Megan, Diane, Mason, Harold and Emma spent some time in Barnegat Bay hoping to bend their rods. There were lots of small fluke that were willing to keep the crew busy, with Megan landing the largest at 17.5 inches. Unfortunately, none were big enough to take home. All was not lost, it was a beautiful morning in the Bay and everyone had a great time.
16 Nice Sea Bass 11 Ling & A 225 Lb. Sand Tiger Shark
16 Nice Sea Bass 11 Ling & A 225 Lb. Sand Tiger Shark
August 11 – Had Andrew, Jeff, Jacob, Pierce, AJ, Chris and Ashley out this morning fishing just off Barnegat Light. Our first stop was no good. Then we started picking with a better keeper ratio. We were able to box 16 nice sea bass along with 11 ling and a keeper blackfish. Then we decided to catch something really big and the boys hooked a 225 lb. sand tiger shark and brought it boat side where we released it. Really a fun trip.
15 To 20 Short Fluke And A Dolphin Show
15 To 20 Short Fluke And A Dolphin Show
August 9 – Had quick trip today with Russ, Maria, and 3 1/2 year old Devlin out to bend rods. Unfortunately, the swell got to the group and we had to retreat to the bay. On the way in we stopped to watch a show of dolphins doing their thing just outside the inlet. When we got into the bay, we caught around 15 to 20 short fluke in a short time, before the young leader wanted to get something to eat!
A Hot LBI Afternoon Trip Puts 8 Sea Bass In The Box
A Hot LBI Afternoon Trip Puts 8 Sea Bass In Box
August 7 PM – This afternoon Nancy, Shelly, Henry and Charlie tried their hand at some LBI sea bass fishing. The crew worked through a sluggish bite ending with 8 sea bass and some mackerel. It was one of those very hot afternoons even on the water.
10 Sea Bass A Few Mackerel And A Mahi Mahi
10 Sea Bass A Few Mackerel And A Mahi Mahi
August 7 AM – It was a flat calm ocean and we had Nancy, Charlie, Alexa, Jack, Henry, Michael, and Daniel looking for some sea bass. We repeated the same story of the last few trips. We weeded through lots of shorts and ended up with 10 sea bass, a ling, a mahi mahi, a porgy, some mackerel and a throwback cod.
Calm Barnegat Light Ocean Provides 8 Nice Sea Bass
Calm Barnegat Light Ocean Provides 8 Nice Sea Bass
August 5 – It was a very hot, but flat calm ocean today for Ben, Brad, 4 yr. old Lucy, Cloe and Graham to try their hand at some bottom fishing. We weeded through a lot of shorts, but the group was able to land 8 keeper sea bass on a quick trip off of Barnegat Light.
Great Group Of Guys But Only Throwbacks
Great Group Of Guys But Only Throwbacks
August 4 – Today was the good and the bad. We had Chris, Eastburn, Jack, Codie, Jumbo and Adam out for the annual Mercy Home Foundation fishing tournament. Well Mother Nature wasn't so friendly and confined us to the bay, where the group caught 15 or more throwbacks. Really slow fishing, but great group of guys. Next year we will be back to redeem ourselves.
12 Large Sea Bass and A 21 Inch Fluke
12 Large Sea Bass And A 21 Inch Fluke
July 29 – Had Kevin, Carlton, Jim and Jake out today bottom fishing. Group had a slow start, but as the wind dropped off the fishing improved. The boys ended the trip with a boat limit of 12 large sea bass, with Kevin and Jim leading the way with some real beauties. Jake added a 21 inch fluke and Carlton contributed 3 ling and a small bluefish to the box.
Took Home 10 Keeper Sea Bass
Took Home 10 Keeper Sea bass
July 28 – Brendan, Kayle, Jack, Sydney and Jaime tried their hand at some LBI bottom fishing. It was a slower bite than its been following all the wind this past week. Fortunately the group ended up with 10 keeper sea bass for the trip. Kayle and Brendan lead the way taking home the 2 biggest sea bass.
Weeded Through Shorts To Put 12 Sea Bass In The Box
Weeded Through Shorts To Put 12 Sea Bass In The Box
July 20 3 – Ended the day with Shawn, Danielle, Connor, Devin, and Tesh with much better results for our final trip. We weeded through shorts on our way to a 12 fish boat limit with one of the girls leading the way with 8 of the keepers. Shawn got some great keeper Barnegat Bay photos on the way back to the dock.
Current And Wind Combined To Produce Only 6 Sea Bass
Current And Wind Combined To Produce Only 6 Sea Bass
July 20 2 – Had Brian, Matt, Will, Landon, and Grant out for trip two for the day. Well we were due for a tough time and we got it. The current came into the wind and the keeper size fish just got lockjaw. There was plenty of short action, but only 6 keeper sea bass to show for our efforts.
Kids Hook Almost 200 Fish
Kids Hook Almost 200 Fish
July 20 1 – Had Dave, Brian, Alexis, Charlie, Lucy and Alana out on the first trip for today. All of the kids did great boating their boat limit of 16 sea bass and had a great time catching close to 200 fish in the process. It was one of those really fun time for everyone.
Beautiful Day Ends With Sea Bass Boat Limit
Beautiful Day Ends With Sea Bass Boat Limit
July 15 – Went out today for some bottom fishing with Elana, Alexandria, Kirk and Craig. There was a little left over swell from the wind yesterday, but other than that it was a nice day just off LBI. The group got their fair share of shorts and the 10 fish boat limit of keepers. After the limit of sea bass was reached they gave fluke fishing a try. Unfortunately,only shorts were caught. Alexandria ended the trip with the largest sea bass.
10 Nice Sea Bass And Tons Of Shorts
10 Nice Sea Bass And Tons Of Shorts
July 14 PM – This afternoon had Erin, Jeff, Joanna and Daniel out to try their luck with sea bass. Just like this morning, we had to weed through tons of shorts before finally keeping our boat limit of 10 nice sea bass.
Lots Of Shorts Took Home Boat Limit Of Sea Bass
Lots Of Shorts Took Home The Boat Limit Of Sea Bass
July 14 AM – Shawn, Rachael and Sue went out this morning for some bottom fishing. It was the same story as our last few trips, we had tons of bites on way to our boat limit if 8 nice keeper sea bass. We then tried our luck at some fluke fishing, landing a dozen shorts. I was a fun quick trip off LBI.
Two 23 Inch Keeper Flukes
Two 23 Inch Keeper Flukes
July 8 PM – The ocean was still angry this afternoon so, Jeff, Erin, Daniel and Joanna chose to do some fluking in the bay. There were not many bites, but Erin and Jeff each landed a 23 inch keeper fluke with one fish weighing 4 lbs. and the other weighing in 4.5 lbs. Not bad.
Only A Hankelful Of Fluke Shorts
Only A Handful Of Fluke Shorts
July 8 AM – Had the Chins, Bob, Nick and John out fluking in the bay due to a rough ocean. John lost a keeper boatside and the group caught a handful of shorts. 70 year old Bob caught his first 3 fish ever! Ok Bob.
Sea Bass Boat Limit Reached With A Nice Breeze
Sea Bass Boat Limit Reached With A Nice Sea Breeze
July 5 PM – Morey, Cory, Chris and Jacob went out fishing with us this afternoon. Finally had a sea breeze. The guys had an excellent keeper ratio. Their 12 sea bass fish limit was reached in just 40 minutes and then we tried fluking for an hour or so. Felt good to have a cooling breeze after a very hot week of good fishing.
Hot MorningSea Bass Limit Boxed
Hot Morning Sea Bass Limit Boxed
July 5 AM – Today had George, George Sr., Helen, Court, Dan and 7 year old Jack out for some bottom fishing. Wow was it hot, but the crew weeded through lots of shorts, but finished the trip with the boat limit of 14 nice sea bass. Helen lead the way with the most fish landed.
Fun Day Puts Boat Limit Of 14 LBI Sea Bass In The Box
Fun Day Puts Boat Limit Of 14 LBI Sea Bass In The Box
July 4 – Had Matt, Dax, Chris, Zac and Kara out today for some bottom fishing. Group weeded thru shorts putting boat limit of 14 sea bass in the box. Fun day with young Zac taking home the prize for catching the largest.
Great Group Of Kids Took Home 12 Sea Bass & 3 Fluke
Great Group Of Kids Took Home 12 Sea Bass & 3 Fluke
July 3 – Had Will, Will, Haden, Tommy, and Christopher out in the foggy Atlantic today. Boys quickly put their 12 sea bass limit in the boat, so we tried fluking for a bit. Not many bites, but ended up with 3 keepers and 3 throwbacks. This was a great group of kids, we all had fun.
Plenty Of LBI Sea Bass From A Flat Calm Ocean
Plenty Of LBI Sea Bass From A Flat Calm Ocean
July 2 – Had Zack, Brendan, Bill, Ash, Christy, and Michael out for some bottom fishing. We weeded through hundreds of shorts, kept 16 nice keepers and released another 15 or 20 keeper size. Christy added a lone ling. It was a beautiful day on a productive flat calm ocean
Took A while To Land The Boat Limit Of 14 Sea Bass
Took A While To Land The Boat Limit Of 14 Sea Bass
July 1 – Today had Brian, Landen, Grant, John and Nick out for some bottom fishing. There were plenty of bites, but took a while to put our boat limit of 14 sea bass in the box, with John getting the prize for the biggest fish of the day.
Ocean Fluke Fishing Non Existent Bite
Ocean Fluke Fishing Non Existent Bite
June 30 – Todays report is the good, the bad and the ugly. The good is I had Andy, Sandra and Joseph out for some bottom fishing. The bad is the only fishing was playing catch and release with sea bass. The ugly was we tried fluking and the ocean was a non existent bite. It was just one of those tough days. Just hope next week is better.
Slow Barnegat Bay Trip Brings Home Only One Fluke
Slow Barnegat Bay Trip Brings Home Only One Fluke
June 29 – Harry, Paul, Luke, Michael, Eden and Dana fished Barnegat Bay and inlet looking for a seafood dinner. Unfortunately, today the fishing was slow with only one bluefish and a keeper fluke, caught by 10 year old Eden, were put in the box. The group hooked 10 or so throwback fluke, but that was all we could muster. Fun group, but the fish won today.
For Fathers Day The Boys Take Home 60 LBI Sea Bass
For Fathers Day The Boys Take Home 60 LBI Sea Bass
June 17 – Happy Father's Day 2018. Brian, Cullen, Lou (Howie) and Alex joined Kev, Ash and I sea bassing. First spot not so good. Next spot picky bite, but size was really good. The boys were able to put 60 beautiful sea bass in the box and we were home by 11:00.
Perfect LBI Catching DAy With 45 Sea Bass In 4 Hours
Perfect LBI Catching Day With 45 Sea Bass In 4 Hours
June 16 PM – Had Chris, Eric, Audrey and Rachael out this perfect day for some LBI bottom fishing. We had a much better keeper ratio this afternoon with the group ending up with 45 keeper sea bass in just 4 hours. Rachael did really great on her first sea bass trip.
Beautiful Day Off LBI 40 Nice Sea Bass
Beautiful Day Off LBI 40 Nice Sea Bass In The Box
June 16 AM – Had Gavin, George, Nick, Matt and Ken out bottom fishing this am. Once again we had to weed through a lot of shorts. The guys fished hard and ended up with their limit of 40 nice sea bass and Matt even added a ling. The ocean was flat calm and it was beautiful day just off LBI.
Lots Of Shorts And 23 Keeper LBI Sea Bass
Lots Of Shorts And 23 Keeper Sea Bass
June 15 – Felix and Philip went out this evening for some bottom fishing. There was tons of life, but the keeper ratio again left a lot to be desired. The guys weeded through a lot of shorts to end the trip with 23 keeper sea bass, a porgy and 4 bluefish.
Gusty West Winds Ended The Day With 28 LBI Sea Bass
Gusty West Winds Ended The Day With 28 Sea Bass
June 14 – Had Aaron, Brad, and Tim out in some gusty West winds for some bottom fishing. There was no shortage of bites, but the keeper ratio just wasn't great. Guys weeded through the shorts ending the day with 28 sea bass and a ling. Stopped on way home and ended up casting for bluefishing, keeping 4 for the smoker
The Good Fishing Continues With 50 LBI Sea Bass
The Good Fishing Continues With 50 LBI Sea Bass
June 10 – Took Bob, Kyle, Eric, and Shawn out today for some sea bassing. There sure is no shortage of nice fish. The guys weeded through some shorts, but reached the boat limit of keeper sea bass by 9:30. It is an understatement to say the good fishing continues.
Fish'n Kev n Ash Style 50 Sea Bass In Just 4 Hours
Fish’n Kev n Ash Style 50 Sea Bass In Just 4 Hours
June 9 PM – This afternoon, we had Rob, Ceaser, Jack and Chunnie out this for some LBI bottom fishing. We picked away at first then they started to bite, lock and load the boat limit 50 keepers in just 4 hours. This is fish’n Kev n Ash II style.
A Flat Calm Ocean And 70 LBI Sea Bass Landed
A Flat Calm Ocean And 70 LBI Sea Bass Landed
June 9 AM – This morning had Ron, Al, Nick, Mike, and Cody out for some bottom fishing. The boys wanted to do some striper fishing, but with the slow fishing we went to plan B sea bassing and the fish did not disappoint. With a little help from Kevin the boys put their boat limit of 70 BIG sea bass in the boat along with 6 ling. Great fishing on a flat calm ocean.
Great Fishing 50 Sea Bass By 11:00Best Trip Of 2018 So Far Puts 60 Sea Bass In The Box
Great Fishing 50 Sea Bass By 11:00
June 6 - Had Dave (former 2 time World champion arm wrestler) Sheryl, Bill and Jeremiah out today for some bottom fishing. There was no shortage of bites. Had to weed through tons of shorts, but we ended with the boat limit of 50 fish by 11:00. A nice wave of fish moved in with last northeaster, which has given us some very nice fishing. The last weekend date I have open before the season closes on 6/22 is Father's Day, so make a reservation and take Dad fishing!
Best Trip Of 2018 So Far Puts 60 Sea Bass In The Box
Best 2018 Trip So Far Puts 60 Sea Bass In The Box
June 2 - Had Jumbo, Dave, Steve, and 75 year old Anthony out along with Kev on a flat, calm, foggy day off LBI. Fishing was very, very good with the guys putting the boat limit of 60 sea bass into the box along with 2 ling by 10:30. We fished the bay for a short time and added 2 keeper fluke. This was our best trip of 2018, so far. The fish are here now, lets hope the rain stays away.
Barnegat Bay Fluke Fishing
Barnegat Bay Fluke Fishing
May 28 - Paresh, Jyoti and Amit went out this morning for some Barnegat Bay fluke fishing. The ocean today just was not nice. Water was cold and we only had a few bites. We hooked 5 throwbacks and one nice keeper Fluke. One of these days the weather will straighten out.
Bouncy Day Boys Take Home 19 Sea Bass and 2 Ling
Bouncy Day, Boys Take Home 19 Sea Bass & 2 Ling
May 26 - Brian, Brant, Landon, John and Nick tried some LBI bottom fishing today. It was a little bouncy out there. The young ones fought a bit of the Atlantic flu, but they picked some nice keepers and ended up with 19 sea bass and 2 ling. Way to tough it out boys.
40 Nice Big Blue Sea Bass
40 Nice Big Blue Sea Bass
May 25 – Went out today for some bottom fishing with Bob, Shawn and Ashley. Seventy three year old Bob started off hot and fifteen year old Ashley put on a clinic at the end. Filled the box with the boat limit of 40 nice big blue sea bass, 2 ling and a keeper cod. Probably had releases of 10 or so keeper size tog. Fun day before the wind started.
A Quick Sun Rise Striper Trip
A Quick Sun Rise Striper Trip
May 24 - Had Andrew out as the sun rose for a quick Striper trip. Landed 7 bass, 2 keepers and a couple blues. Went in and grabbed his kids Tess and Mack. We anchored up local and they caught around 15 tog (all released unharmed) in a half hour. Great job kids and we were all home by 10:30.
Landed Limit Of 40 Big LBI Sea Bass
Landed Limit Of 40 Big LBI Sea Bass
May 23 - Had Kevin, Austin and Alan out today in some really thick fog. The fish didn't really seem to care. The guys easily landed their limit of 40 big sea bass that will have a date with a vacuum pack machine.
Opening Day Of 2018 LBI Sea Bass Season
Opening Day Of 2018 LBI Sea Bass Season
May 15 - Opening day of the 2018 LBI sea bass season. Had Andy and Chris out before the wind. We expected a sluggish bite, with the current and cold water and it's exactly what we got. The keeper fish size was OK, with 10 or 15 keeper size blackfish released. Hopefully this weather straightens out soon.
Fun Fishing Plenty Bites Few Keepers
Fun Fishing With Plenty Of Bites Few Keepers
May 5 - Had Greg, Scott, Todd, Noll, and Harry out today. Started off throwing lures for bass and blues in the bay and inlet to no avail. Group decided to play catch and release with tog. Plenty of bites. Would have had easy boat limit 5 days ago and some nice sea bass. All returned to fight another day. Added a keeper cod and a throwback cod. We bent rods anyway.
Windy Trip 7 keeper Blackfish
Windy Trip 7 Keeper Blackfish
April 29 - Had Chris, Audrey, Eric and Rachael out today on a quick rather windy morning trip. Group toughed out the wind and landed 7 keeper blackfish along with some shorts. Audrey and Eric both had 3 keepers. Still slow fishing, but keeper ratio was a bit better. That's a wrap for our Spring 2018 tog season. Good riddance to this windy cold spring.
13.5 lb LBI Blackfish
13.5 Lb. Blackfish
April 22 – Did some fun fishing today with Ashley. It began as a slow pick day, we caught some shorts and a throw back cod, but Ashley got a good one. A 13.5 lb. blackfish, that beats my personal best of 13 lbs. Congratulations Ash on a fish of a lifetime.
First Trip Of The Year
First Trip Of The Year
April 21 2018 - Finally got out for our first trip of year, after all the snow, rain and wind. Scott, Hootie, Pete and Gary fished hard all day, with very slow pickings. Maybe 25 tog were hooked, but only 4 were keepers and 1 short cod was landed. Pete was high hook with 3 of the keepers. The water is still cold at just 44 degrees. Well at least weather was nice, it's a start.
A Few Bites And A Short For A Stinky Trip
Limit Of Unders Topped By A 29 Pound Striper
December 3 2017 - Had Ron, Al, Mike and Cobie out today for some striper trolling. Boys landed 5 of their 9 hooks with 2 pulled within feet of the boat. We ended with our limit of of unders, with Mikes the biggest at 29 lbs.
A Few Bites And A Short For A Stinky Trip
Annual Bobbies Boats Trip Bags Some Nice Stripers
November 26 – Today we had our annual Thanksgiving Weekend trip with guys from Bobbies Boats. Good troll bite continues. The trip ended with our limit of unders and an over for Vince Jr. at 33 lbs. Kevin had 2nd largest at 27 lbs. Added 3 blues for good measure. Once again it was a fun day with the guys and great fishing.
A Few Bites And A Short For A Stinky Trip
A Decent Striper Trip For Family Friends
November 25 – Had family friends Dom and Mike out today. We had nice weather and some decent fishing, with the boys going 9 for 11. They had the limit of unders and 2 overs. We had one more fish at 42.75 inches, just under the 43 inch regulation. Close, but no cigar.
A Few Bites And A Short For A Stinky Trip
A Few Bites And A Short For A Stinky Trip
November 24 PM – Took Jess, Mike and Craig out for an afternoon trip today. Lockjaw set in and well it just sucked, with just a few bites and one short landed in the inlet. The crew toughed it out, but it sucked plain and simple. The next time has to be better.
First Time Striper Catchers land A 30 Pounder
First Time Striper Catchers Land A 30 Pounder
November 24 AM - Had Ehab, Craig and 11 year old Chase out today. Only game in town was trolling. The group was 2 out of 3, with Chase and Craig catching their first keeper stripers ever. Craig's stripper was the largest, at close to 30 lbs. We had a fun, quick morning trip.
28 Pound LBI Striper Tops For The Day
One Nice Striper On A Windy Day Trip
November 17 - Andrew, Kack, and Joe fished through the wind today and went 1 for 7 on snag and drop. Kind of like a Phillies batter, I guess. Lost one at the boat, but the rest just didn't swallow the bait. Came back to the inlet for a drift and Joe caught one. Oh, Kack and Joe both caught a whale (literally).
28 Pound LBI Striper Tops For The Day
28 Pound LBI Striper Tops For The Day
November 13 - Had James, Kevin and Dave out today for some snag n drop striper fishing. The guys toughed out rain, some wind and a slow start and then they got into the stripers and really bounced back, with Dave landing 4, Kevin 2 and James 1 of the big fish. They had the limit of unders, 2 overs and a slot fish, with the biggest a very nice 28 lbs. What started out as a yucky day ended up as a fun catching day.
A Flat Calm November Day Puts 75 Sea Bass In The Box
A Flat Calm November Day Puts 75 Sea Bass In The Box
November 12 - Had Mara , Aija, Austris and Inta out today for some bottom fishing. It was really hard to believe it's November, with the ocean just flat calm. It was chilly, but a nice day especially the fishing. What may be our last sea bass trip of year, ended on a very good note. We boxed our limit of 75 sea bass along with 29 nice porgies and 12 blues. The dog sharks were annoying at times, but all in all a great day.
Filled The Box With 63 SeaBass 2 Trigger & 4 Porgies
Filled The Box With 63 Sea Bass,2 Triggers & 4 Porgies
October 23 – Went out today with Bob, Kyle, Eric, and Burt. It was a bit of a bouncy day, but the guys fished hard and weeded through tons of shorts. At the end of the day they filled the box with a great catch of 63 sea bass, 2 triggers, 4 porgies and some mackerel. It was a fun productive trip.
What A Day 75 Sea Bass 2 Triggers 5 Blues & 8 Porgies
What A Day,75 Sea Bass,2 Triggers,5 Blues & 8 Porgies
October 22 – We fished the opening day of sea bass season with Chris, Jack, Andy along with help from Ashley. Great fishing and we quickly landed the boat limit of 75 sea bass. In addition, for fun we hooked and released another 50 plus sea bass keepers. We added to the box 2 triggers, 5 blues, 3 Bonita and 8 porgies. Wow, what a day.
Plenty Of Bites From Big Mean LBI Blues
Plenty Of Bites From Big Mean LBI Blues
October 21 - Had Mike, Craig and Jess out this morning. We had no love from the striped ones, but there were plenty of bites from some big mean blues up to 18 lbs. We blackfished for an hour with just shorts to show for it. It was a fun trip on a summer like day in October day off LBI.
Double Header Of Trigger Fish
Beautiful October Day, But Nothing For Dinner
October 7 PM - Brian, Nick, Winston and 6 year olds John and Brant went out to enjoy this 80 degree October weather. We stayed local and could only muster a dozen or so short tog and some out of season sea bass. Fun day, but nothing for dinner ugh ☹️.
Double Header Of Trigger Fish
Double Header Of Trigger Fish
October 7 AM - Had Bob, Brian and their boys Shane and Patrick out with a goal to bend rods. Started tog fishing, but the 69 degree October water made for a slow bite, with only shorts caught. Decision was made to bend rods and we moved offshore for a bit and just recycled sea bass. Patrick hooked a nice double header of triggerfish for the cooler. It was a Fun day for us all!
A Fun Barnegat Bay Trip Reeled In 15 Fluke
Finally Some Good Weather
September 4 - Finally got out after some not so good weather. Had Dave, Dave, and Chris out for some fluking. Ended up being a beautiful day, but we struggled in the keeper category. Group landed 40 or 50 fish, but could only muster 4 for the keeper box. Dave also caught a big cow nose ray that almost spooled him.
A Fun Barnegat Bay Trip Reeled In 15 Fluke
A Beautiful Sunset Cruise For A Beautiful Bride To Be
August 27 SC – Tonight was Stephanie's bachelorette cruise. Lori setup a 2 hour cruise for the bride to be. Took the girls for a ride out the inlet up into the bay. Jen photographed the bridal party. It was a fun trip with a great group of girls. We wish the beautiful bride to be all the best on her big day.
A Fun Barnegat Bay Trip Reeled In 15 Fluke
50 Fluke Hooked, But Only 2 Were Keepers
August 27 - Todd, Andrew and Maggie went out today into an angry ocean. The group caught almost 50 fluke, but only 2 out of the bunch were keepers. Added A sea bass and triggerfish to the fluke in the box. A tough day for a nice group.
A Fun Barnegat Bay Trip Reeled In 15 Fluke
100 Pound Sand Shark Highlight Of Trip
August 26 – Took George, Gavin, Matt and 1st timer Nicky out today. Ocean was nasty despite a forecast of swells 2 ft. or less. We decided to stay local. Started off fluking with just shorts. Anchored up and caught a few fish. Ended up with 2 triggers, a sea bass and a 21 inch fluke. The highlight of the trip was hooking and pulling a 100 lb. sand tiger shark boat side. It was a tough day.
A Fun Barnegat Bay Trip Reeled In 15 Fluke
A Fun Barnegat Bay Trip Reeled In 15 Fluke
August 25 - Had Cooper, Jen, Kevin, Aden, and 6 year old birthday boy Bodie out for a quick bay trip. The goal was to bend a few rods and have some fun. The kids had fun and certainly bent a few rods reeling in around 15 fluke, with the biggest 17 inches.
Flat Ocean Trip Bags 9 Sea Bass and a 22 Inch Fluke
Flat Ocean Trip Bags 9 Sea Bass And A 22 Inch Fluke
August 21 - We had Steve, Joe, Jamie, and Jeremy out today for some fun catching. The initial plan was to fish Barnegat Bay, but the ocean was so flat the group called an audible and wanted to go wreck fishing. We headed out just off Barnegat Light, there were a lot of short sea bass, but the group picked out 9 keepers and Steve added a triggerfish and a nice 22 inch fluke, Jamie added her bluefish to the box. It was fun quick trip within sight of Barnegat Lighthouse.
First Ocean Fishing Trip Hooks 9 LBI Sea Bass
First Ocean Fishing Trip Hooks 9 Sea Bass
August 20 PM - Took Landon, Grant, John, Brian and Erik out this afternoon to try their hand at sea bassing. The boys wanted to fish in the ocean for the first time. They boated over 50 fish, keeping nine sea bass and a bluefish. Great job by the young crew.
10 KeeperFluke In The Box
10 Keeper Fluke In The Box
August 20 AM - Had Chris, Eric, Audrey and Rachael out this morning for some fluking. We had plenty of bites, boating over 40 fish and picking a few keepers to end up with 10 keeper fluke and 2 sea bass. It was a fun trip with great people. Eric had his limit of fluke and sea bass and Audrey also had her limit of fluke.
A Beautiful LBI Summer Day On The Water
6.5 Lb. LBI Fluke Snagged On A Quick Trip
August 19 – Took a quick trip today with Joseph, just for fun. Very quickly we caught the six fish we are allowed. I snagged a 6.5 pounder to send us home. The nice size fluke are still here, join us for a fun catching day.
A Beautiful LBI Summer Day On The Water
A Beautiful LBI Summer Day On the Water
August 17 - Heather and Tyler made their annual trip to LBI. They picked away on sea bass, until the boat limit of 8 fish were in the box. We then hunted for some triggerfish, but it was to no avail. Ash came along for the ride and contributed to the catch. Fortunately, it was one of those beautiful LBI summer days that you cannot help but enjoy the time on the water
Boxed A 22" Fluke But Something Really Big Got Away
A Fun Afternoon Trip Brings Home 8 Sea Bass
August 13 PM - Andy, Jayden, and Christine went out this afternoon. Very quickly we hooked our boat limit of 8 sea bass. Then we tried some spots inshore where there was just a few throw back tog. This was a fun afternoon trip with lots of bites.
Boxed A 22 Inch Fluke But Something Really Big Got Away
Boxed A 22 inch Fluke But Something Really Big Got Away
August 13 AM - Had Brenden, Kaley, Emily, Tom and Mike out this morning. We started off sea bassing and boxed boat limit of 12 nice sea bass. Made a stop inshore adding a trigger and 22 inch fluke on clam (who needs gulp). Tom hooked something that spooled him. Big cobia? Shark? Ray? We will never know but it was big!
A Quick TripBoats A 24 Inch Barnegat Light Fluke
A Quick Trip Boats A 24 Inch Barnegat Light Fluke
July 6 PM - Bob, John, Chris and Will went out this afternoon to try their luck at fluking off Barnegat Light. Due to what had been a slow fluke bite, we anchored up and Bob caught a nice 24 inch fluke right away on a clam. The guys added 5 keeper sea bass on a quick two and a half hour trip.
Pleasant Day Took Home Some Flke And Sea Bass
Pleasant Day Took Home Some Fluke And Sea Bass
August 6 AM - Had Jake, Pat, Anthony and the “Birthday boy” out today for some bottom fishing. Fluking was slow with Anthony boating both of the keepers. One of the fish weighed in at a nice 4 lbs. Anchored up and caught 3 keeper sea bass. Pleasant fall like day with a great crew.
First Place Winner In Charity LBI Fishing TournamentSuccessful LBI Fluke Trip
Fun Trip For First Time Fishermen
August 5 PM - Had Will and Will jr., Brandon and Brian out for a quick inlet fluke trip this afternoon. The guys hooked about 12 short fluke. This was the first taste of fishing for these youngsters. They enjoyed the trip and liked fishing. They will be back to target some larger fish in the near future for sure.
First Place Winner In Charity LBI Fishing TournamentSuccessful LBI Fluke Trip
First Place Winner In Charity LBI Fishing Tournament
August 5 AM – Today the Kev n’ Ash fished in the 14th Annual Mercy Home Foundation fishing tournament, with a charter including Jumbo, Jack, Tommy "the hook", and Joe, with Special shout out to Chris Eastburn who was there in spirit. The trip started out with a slow slow bite. The boys then bounced back in a big way and we boxed 5 keepers. Jack hooked a nice fluke and won first place in this great charity tournament. Congratulations Jack nice work.
Successful LBI Fluke Trip
Successful LBI Fluke Trip
August 4 - Andy, Joseph, and Grayson went out today for a little fluking. The guys hooked a lot at the beginning of the trip. Joseph and I reached the limits and Andy added a 25 incher. Joseph and Andy both had a fish over 5 lbs. This was another successful LBI catching trip.
Seven 4 To 5 Pound LBI Fluke
28 Inch Fluke Biggest Of 11 Keepers
August 3 - Had Will, Jake, Jim and Kevin out today for some fluking. It was a beautiful day just off LBI. The guys jigged hard picking at shorts and keepers. Ended with 11 keepers 18 to a great 28 inches. The biggest were Jake with a 5 pounder and Jim with a beautiful 8 pound fish. Oh, and Will added some mussels in between sea robins.😀
Seven 4 To 5 Pound LBI Fluke
Seven 4 to 5 Pound LBI Fluke
August 1 – Took Ashley and Joseph out today just off Barnegat Light. We tried bottom fishing for fluke and came home with 7 nice quality keepers in the 4 to 5 pound range. For good measure they added a couple sea bass. August is always the best fluking time off LBI and it looks like they are here again. A super, fun and productive catching trip.
A Very Nice 20 Inch LBI-FlukeLBI Sea Bass Ling Porgies And This Years First Trigger Fish
A Very Nice 20 Inch Fluke
July 31 - Had family friends Doug and Nick out today along with Joseph. Landed a very nice 20 inch fluke. Joseph lost a really big one (he's sad). The guys added a handful of blues and quickly maxed out the 8 fish sea bass limit. Weather was very nice after the weekend storm.
LBI Sea Bass Ling Porgies And This Years First Trigger Fish
LBI Sea Bass, Ling, Porgies And This Years First Triggerfish
July 16 PM - John, Jerry, Anthony, Jason and 7 year old John put their boat limit of 14 sea bass in the box. The guys added a couple ling in the deep. We made a stop on the way in and added 4 of our first triggerfish of the year. Just for good measure 3 keeper porgies were added to the catch. Nice fishing.
A Beautiful LBI Fishing Day
A Beautiful LBI Fishing Day
July 16 AM - Had a quick 3 hour sea bass trip this morning, with 7 year old David, Carey and Peter. Just like yesterday we had plenty of bites on our way to the boat limit of 10 sea bass. Peter led the way with a nice 3 pounder. It could not have been a more beautiful LBI fishing day.
Five Girls Box 15 LBI Sea Bass
Five Girls Box Fifteen LBI Sea Bass
July 15 - Had Brenden and 5 girls out today for some sea bassing. It was Emily, Frances, Kaly, Corolyn and Deirdre’s first ocean adventure. There was a little swell that had us rolling a bit, but the storms were all gone and it was beautiful LBI catching day. There were plenty of bites. The girls weeded through lots of shorts and ended up with 15 keeper sea bass by trips end. It was a fun trip with the girls for their first experience of LBI ocean fishing.
Kids Had A Great Time Catching The Boart Limit Of LBI Sea Bass
Kids Had A Great Time Catching The Boat Limit
July 9 PM - Christie, Michael, Izzy, Angie and Knox went out this afternoon for some fun LBI fishing. The first spot we tried was loaded with fast bites and we quickly boxed 10 keeper sea bass. We moved just a few hundred feet and caught the other 4 we needed for the boat limit. Angie won the prize for catching the largest. Kids were great fishermen and really had a good time!
A Perfect Day Of LBI Sea Bass FishingA Sluggish Bite But 5 Nice LBI Sea Bass In The Box
A Perfect Day Of LBI Sea Bass Fishing
July 9 AM – Tried some bottom fishing today with Jeff, Erin, Joanna and Daniel. We picked away until we boxed the boat limit of 12 sea bass and added a ling for good measure. Just for fun, we landed and released a nice brown shark. The weather could not have been more beautiful. It was a perfect day of LBI fishing.
A Sluggish Bite But 5 Nice LBI Sea Bass In The Box
A Sluggish Bite But 5 Nice Sea Bass In The Box
July 5 - Had Russ, Matt, Frankie and Frank out today to celebrate Matt’s birthday. We had a pretty sluggish bite. The boys managed to box 5 nice sea bass and a ling in a quick Barnegat Light catching trip.
Beautiful Cool Barnegat Light Catching Day
Beautiful Cool Barnegat Light Catching Day
July 3 - Had Eric, Chris and Joseph out today. We took a ride looking for big LBI sea bass, since we are only allowed to keep 2 fish per person. There are plenty of fish here and it was easy to land our limit. We added a couple of ling to the box on this beautiful cool day off Barnegat Light.
Quickly reached LBI Sea Bass Limit
Quickly Reached Sea Bass Boat Limit
July 1 - Had Andy and Mike along with John and Dave out today. The guys picked a few sea bass on each spot and we hit our 10 fish limit pretty quickly. The water was a bit stirred up from all the wind we had the last few days, but the boat sat nice while we were on anchor. It was a nice summer catching day. We will mix in some fluke fishing on upcoming trips.
Another Great Day Of LBI Sea Bass Fishing
Another Great Day Of LBI Sea Bass Fishing
June 27 - We started off fluking in the ocean just off of Barnegat Light and only landed a couple shorts. We went into catch and release sea bass mode with Cort, George, Jack, 3 year old Freddie and 5 year old Jack. The boys were so well behaved and really had fun catching and releasing a bunch of nice sea bass. Too bad sea bass are out of season, but we had plenty of bites.
Another Great Day Of LBI Sea Bass Fishing
Another Great Day Of LBI Sea Bass Fishing
June 13 - Had John, Kate, and Mike out today. We had a bouncy ride out, but it was lock and load fishing. It was an easy to reach the boat limit of 40 fish. It doesn't get much better than this. John had the biggest sea bass of the day.
A Fun Productive Catching Day Off LBI
A Fun Productive Catching Day Off LBI
June 11 - Had Aden, Paul, Jerry, Brian and Mark out today. The boys were patient, weeding through many little ones to put 41 sea bass in the box. Aden and Jerry led the way with keepers and Mark kept the fish well fed. A fun productive catching day off LBI.
45 Sea Bass In The Box Despite Atlantic Flu
45 Sea Bass In The Box Despite Atlantic Flu
June 10 - Had some boys from Wilkes Barre out today. Eric, Shawn, Jason, Andrew, and Dan went sea bassing. The Atlantic flu (sea sickness) spread quickly for four of the boys, three of which bounced back quickly and well Shawn just prayed to go home. The boys went to work and boxed 45 nice keeper sea bass before winds started to blow and we headed home. The guys toughed it out and ended up with a very nice catch.
40 Rod Bending LBI Sea Bass
40 Rod Bending LBI Sea Bass
June 4 - Derek, Cullen, and Brian went out on a search for some nice LBI sea bass. It was a beautiful flat calm ocean day. We anchored up and immediately the rods bent over with big beautiful sea bass for next 45 minutes. Kept 40 of the really large ones for boat limit and released plenty of smaller fish. The box was full and we headed were home. “That’s How We Do It On The Kev n’ Ash II”.
Put 49 Keeper LBI Sea BAss In The BoxGood Fishing Some Nasty LBI Weather
Put 49 Keeper Sea Bass In The Box
June 3 PM - Left the dock in pouring rain with Jumbo, Dave, Steve and 74 year old Anthony. Quickly the clouds parted and weather turned beautiful. The boys went to work putting 49 keeper sea bass in the box. We tried for 45 minutes for that boat limit 50th fish, but it was elusive. That’s fish’n.
Good Fishing Some Nasty LBI Weather
Good Fishing Some Nasty LBI Weather
June 3 AM - Ceasar, Jack, Chris, and Rob went out today for some bottom fishing. We had flat calm conditions when we arrived at our first spot. The boys boxed 53 big sea bass on this wreck. On our way to the 2nd spot an unpredicted front came through and it got down right nasty out in the ocean. We had to head closer to shore, where the boys landed their final 7 keepers to make our boat limit of 50 keepers. Weather this spring has been anything but easy!
Limited Out On Some Great LBI Sea Bass
Limited Out On Some Great Humpback Sea Bass
June 1 – Went bottom fishing today with Andy, Chris and Chris. The first couple of spots were a bit dull. Made a move to a different area and it was game on with some big blue humpback sea bass. We reached boat limit of 40 of these great fish by 9:45. Then we played catch and release with tog before calling it a day. Still have 2 Saturdays open, while the bag limit for sea bass is 10 per angler. Don’t miss the chance for some great catching on June 10 and 17.
Fast & Furious LBI- Sea Bassing Puts 25 In The Box
Fast & Furious Sea Bassing Puts 25 In The Box
May 28 - Matt, Jordon, Dave, Dan, Noah and Aaron went out this morning for some sea bassing. Our first spot can only be described as fast and furious with lots of keepers and shorts. Then just like yesterday, the current started to run and the fishing slowed way down. The guys did a good job and boxed 25 keeper sea bass with Jordons 3.5 pounder taking the prize.
Another Fun Trip With A Boat Limit Of LBI Sea Bass
Another Fun Trip With A Boat Limit Of LBI Sea Bass
May 27 – Took Chris and Eric out for an afternoon Sea Bass trip. Had plenty of bites and ended the day just one fish short of our boat limit of 30 fish. Eric boated a nice 3.5 pounder to lead the way and he also released a 6 pound out of season blackfish.
Quickly Maxed Out The Boat Limit Of 50 LBI Sea Bass
Quickly Maxed Out The Boat Limit Of 50 Sea Bass
May 27 - Joe, Caesar, Ron, and Chris went out for some LBI sea bassing today. The boys put some big beautiful sea bass in the box and quickly reached the boat limit of 50 fish. We maxed out and were home by 9:30. Joe led the way with a really nice 4 lb. humpback sea bass.
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20 Kt. Winds Confined Us To Barnegat Bay
May 20 - Had long time friend Glen and his kids Beth and Jason out for a trip this morning. Unfortunately, this was a day with a 20+ kt. Northeast wind that confined us to Barnegat Bay. Beth caught a 27 inch short Striper and had a couple others on and we called it a wrap. The weather was brutal, just plain and simple. Hope next week is better.
A 9.5 lb. LBI Blackfish For Capt. Greg
All The Blues You Want, Hoping For Better Weather
May 11 - It's a shame the weather on the weekends has been is so bad. Barnegat Inlet has all the blues you want and keeper striped bass as a bonus. The forecast for this weekend looks like rain on Saturday and wind on Sunday. As of now next weekend looks good. Let's hope it holds.
A 9.5 lb. LBI Blackfish For Capt. Greg
Angry Ocean, But Still Landed Limit Of LBI Blackfish
April 22 - Had to cancel our charter for today due to an angry ocean. We were able to sneak out with Kev and Ryan late in the afternoon. We blackfish limited out in less than a half hour. Just wish weather was better, so clients could get in on some of this great blackfishing. The season ends next weekend. Oh well, it's fun while it lasts.
A 9.5 lb. LBI Blackfish For Capt. Greg
9.5 lb. LBI Blackfish For Capt. Greg
April 15 - Fished today with Ryan owner of M3Tackle, just for fun. It was easy to hook our boat limit and take a look at this 9.5 lb. tog that the Captain caught. Monkeys do fall out of the trees every once in a while. Bluefish have invaded Barnegat inlet and bay and it's game on. We will have blackfish and blues through the rest of April. Come on down, while these killer fish are still here.
Limit Of Blackfish Topped With A 10 Pounder
Limit Of LBI Blackfish Topped With A 10 Pounder
April 9 - Had long time friend John out today for some blackfishing. There were plenty of nice fish and we had the limit in the box by 8:45. Next we went in search of cod. Caught 3, but only one keeper. John’s largest tog weighed in at 10 lbs. on the nose. Only 3 weeks left to keep 4 blackfish per person so give me a buzz, get off the couch and go fishing. Winter is over!
10 Nice Striperss With The Gang From Bobbies Boats
10 Keeper LBI Blackfish On The First Trip Of 2017
April 4 2017 – After a very windy March and the first few days of April our first trip of 2017 is in the books. We fished with Kevin and Hunter to see if there is any life on the bottom off LBI. This trip makes it official. There is life already off of LBI. We had tough anchoring conditions with wind into the tide, but each spot we fished had some life. Picked away and ended up with around 40 blackfish with 10 keepers and 1 short cod. It was a nice way to start the 2017 catching season!
10 Nice Striperss With The Gang From Bobbies Boats
LBI Charters 2016 Beach n Boat Winners
November 27 2016 - The 2016 New Jersey Beach n Boat fishing tournament results are in. Once again LBI Charters fishermen have taken home prizes for their catches aboard the Kev n Ash II. The 2nd place winner of $500, for fluke this year, was Eric Maest with an 11.56 pound flattie taken off Barnegat Light. I received the fourth place award for Sea Bass with a 4.4 pounder that I landed this summer. Andy Pezka took the 8th place prize for his nice 3.19 pound Sea Bass. Congraulations to all of the LBI Charters catchers that entered their best catches in the 2016 contest.
10 Nice Striperss With The Gang From Bobbies Boats
10 Nice Stripers With The Gang From Bobbies Boats
November 27 - Had the gang from Bobbies Boats out today. Vince, Vince Jr., Kevin and Nick. Picked at them with a couple shots, with some blues mixed in. Ended with boat limit of 5 unders and 5 bonus fish and then played catch and release. Vince Jr. had biggest fish weighing in around 20 lbs.
18-Pound-Striper-Landed
18 Pound Striper Landed
November 26 - Had Chris and Eric out today for some Striper fishing. Lots of boats, but the boys still managed to catch their limit of unders and add 3 bonus fish. Eric had largest Striper at 18 lbs. Eric also will win 2nd place in the Beach n Boat tournament for fluke, with the 11 1/2 pounder he caught with us this summer. Congratulations, Eric!
75 LBI Black Sea Bass Hooked On Black Friday
75 LBI Black Sea Bass Hooked On Black Friday
November 25 - Bob, Chris, Erik and Shawn wanted to do some shopping for Black Sea Bass on Black Friday. It is kind of late, but we took a shot. I guess the warm water helped us and the boys put the boat limit of 75 sea bass in the cooler in only an hour and a half. Stopped on the way home and added 3 keeper blackfish, with Shawn getting a really nice one around 5 lbs. A good LBI fish shopping day.
Bad Weather Great LBI Striper Fishing
Bad Weather Great Striper Fishing
November 20 - What a difference a day makes. The wind is blowing 30 plus and very cold. Kevin, Joseph and I decided to give it a try, in spite of the weather. All the fish I saw on the screen yesterday were biting their heads off today. We quickly reeled in some very nice stripers. It’s a shame my charter cancelled for today. We will be back at it Friday.
Nice LBI Striper Fishing Day Took Home 4
Nice LBI Striper Fishing Day Took Home 4
November 19 - Did some striper fishing today with Chad, Nick and Dan. Slow day, but we did get a few bites with Dan connecting on three and Chad added a nice one. Saw plenty of fish on the fish finder, but boat traffic slowed the bite. It was a nice day for stripper fishing, but we would like to have taken home a few more.
Family Trip Takes Home 59 Sea Bass
Family Trip Takes Home 59 Sea Bass
November 18 – Had a nice family fishing trip today with Kev, Ash, and Alex. It was pretty bouncy just off Barnegat Light, but the sea bass were sure hungry. Kev won the pool with a 4lb 7oz fish. We ended up filling the box with 59 keeper sea bass. Fun trip with family.
3 Nice 28 Inch LBI Striped Bass
3 Nice 28 Inch LBI Striped Bass
November 13 – Today we had Ron, Troy, Ed and Roy out to some of our dragging spots. It was slow fishing with the boys connecting on a few bites and missing a few bites. Ed led the way with 2 stripers over 28 inches and Roy added a nice bonus fish. Fun group and fishing should only get better from now on.
Whales And Dolphins But No Stripers
November 12 – Had a tough one today, we got skunked. Kack, Andrew and Ryan went out today hoping to fill the box. We took a ride way up the beach. We saw a couple of whales some dolphins and lots of bait, but no stripers. Came back to the inlet and had a few bites on spots, but they all escaped. A great group, but a rough day.
Sea Bass
Bottom Fishing Off LBI Brings Home 30 Nice Sea Bass
November 5 - Had Scott, Pete, Gary and Hootie out today for some bottom fishing. Another breezy day off of LBI, but we weeded through the shorts to put a nice catch together ending up with 30 sea bass and even one small monkfish.
75 Nice LBI Sea Bass In The Box
75 Nice LBI Sea Bass In The Box
November 1 – Felt like a beautiful early summer day, offshore today, with 72 year old Bob, Shawn, Brandi and 13 year old Ashley. We took a ride and it was lock and load. We boxed 75 keeper sea bass by 11 am. But, they weren't done. Stopped inshore and added boat limit of 5 tog to the 4.4 lbs. of blackfish in the box. About time we had some good weather!!
No Shortage Of LBI Sea Bass
No Shortage Of LBI Sea Bass
October 30 – Had Gavin, George, George Jr. and Matt out for some LBI bottom fishing today. There sure was no shortage of fish. The guys probably landed at least 250 fish. The problem was that the large keepers were hard to come by. The boys fished hard to put 20 keeper size sea bass a 1 porgy in the box. We all had a great time.
Delayed LBI Sea Bass Opener Puts 25 In The BoxBoys Had Fun On Barnegat Bay Fishing Trip
Delayed Sea Bass Opener Puts 25 In The Box
October 26 - Andy, Chris and Chris joined us today on a cold windy day off LBI, for our delayed fall sea bass opener. High winds in the morning kept us inshore, where the boys boated their blackfish limit of 4 fish. Next we headed off shore to the sea bass grounds where we had windy and bouncy conditions. The guys picked fish here and there and ended up with 25 sea bass, a triggerfish and our 4 blackfish. The fishing was good, but it was a rough day off LBI.
Boys Had Fun On Barnegat Bay Fishing Trip
Gorgeous LBI Fluke Fishing Day
September 18 – Oops, I didn’t take any pictures of the fluke trip today with Brian, Tom, Nugay, and Bill. The group weeded through many shorts, but was able to put 3 nice keeper fluke and even a small bluefish in the box. Absolutely gorgeous day off LBI, with some really great guys.
Boys Had Fun On Barnegat Bay Fishing Trip
Boys Had Fun On Barnegat Bay Fishing Trip
August 28 PM – We had an afternoon trip today with Pete, Pete, Peter and Dominic. Goal was to fish Barnegat Bay and try and catch a couple fish for the boys. Well we did catch just a couple. Awfully slow with 6 short fluke, a sea bass and a bluefish. Boys had fun and that's really all that matters.
A Slow Barnegat Light Fluke Trip
A Slow Barnegat Light Fluke Fishing Trip
August 28 AM – Tried our luck with some Barnegat Light fluke fishing with Ray, Patrick and Mike this morning. The fluke were not interested, just a handful of shorts. Next we tried anchoring up and we caught a keeper fluke, a keeper seabass and a ling. The guys added a couple short sea bass and that was it. Very slow fishing. Hope these great guys do better on their next trip.
Only One Five Pound Fluke For A Slow Aftenoon Trip
Only One Five Pound Fluke For A Slow Afternoon Trip
August 27 PM – We had a four hour trip this afternoon with Dan, Dan, Tom, Jake and Chris. Dan and Jake tag teamed a nice 5 pounder on the first drift. However, things went downhill from there. The guys hooked only shorts the rest of the afternoon. They are a fun group of guys, but the big fish were just not interested today.
LBI Birthday Trip Puts 4 Nice Fluke In The Box
Birthday Trip Puts 4 Nice Fluke In The Box
August 27 AM - Had Joe, Joe, Ash, Kevin and Mark out this morning to celebrate Joe senior’s 60th birthday. There were lots of bites. The guys fished hard and put 4 very good ones in the box, with the birthday boy leading the way with 2 keepers and one weighing in around 4 lbs.
4 Barnegat Light Fluke In The Box
4 Barnegat Light Fluke In The Box
August 26 - Had Tim, Andy and Brad out today for some Barnegat Light fluking. Lots of bites, but the fish were mostly shorts. Tim had 3 keepers and I added one to the box. The catch was not bad considering the amount of wind and fast drift we were dealing with. Maybe the guys will have better conditions on their next trip.
Today The Fish WonBachelor Party Trip Watches A Humback Whale
Today The Fish Won
August 21 - Some days you have it some days you don't. Today sucked for us plain and simple. There was a big swell, it was hot and we had a wind into the current. Jimmy, Kevin, Paul and Vinnie only scraped together 3 sea bass and a ling. What can I say, today the fish won.
11 LBLBI Fluke Leads Beach N Boat Tournament
11 Lb. 9 Oz. Fluke Leads Beach n Boat Tournament
August 20 - We had just one goal today to have Eric catch a keeper fluke. Eric, Chris, Audrey and Rachel fish with us 4 or 5 times a year and Eric has caught plenty of sea bass and stripers, but a keeper fluke has been elusive for him. Today, Audrey caught our first keeper at 4 lbs. Then Chris added a 3 pounder and while he was winding his in, Eric's rod doubled over. Eric hooked a true LBI doormat fluke, weighing in at 11 lbs. 9 oz. Eric’s doormat now leads the Beach n Boat fishing tournament fluke division. Oh, he also added another 5 pounder before we went home. Mission accomplished!
LBI Wreck Fishing On A Flat Calm Ocean
LBI Wreck Fishing On A Flat Calm Ocean
August 7 PM – Had Heather, Brian and Tyler out on a flat calm ocean off LBI on Sunday afternoon. Group wanted to do some LBI wreck fishing. We anchored up and they put the boat limit of 8 sea bass on the cooler in no time at all. They added 5 ling to the box and played some catch and release for fun, before heading back to the dock.
Beautiful LBI Catching Trip
Beautiful LBI Catching Trip
August 7 AM – Fished today with Paul, Vinny and Kevin. We mixed it up with fluke and some wreck fishing. It was one of those beautiful LBI catching days. Paul led the way with 3 nice keeper fluke and Vinny added another. The guys then put the boat limit of 8 sea bass in the cooler and added 4 ling to their 4 keeper fluke. Fun guys and a good catching trip.
Lots Of Barnegat Light Sea Bass
Lots Of Barnegat Light Sea Bass
July 20 – Today we had Jeff, Porter, JJ and Keenan out for some sea bassing. There was a left over swell and it was very hot. Fishing was good on our first spot, where we picked our boat limit of 12 sea bass. Tried a couple more spots and added a ling to the box. Overall the group caught more than 120 fish, before heading to the barn. Wish the regulations were more realistic for what we can keep of our catch.
10 Keeper Sea Bass And A Couple Nice Fluke
10 Keeper Sea Bass And A Couple Nice Fluke
July 17 - Had Greg, Jimmy, Ed and Vince out today. The guys caught the 10 keeper sea bass we are allowed. Luckily they were nice sized fish. Next we turned to fluking for a while. It was very slow fishing with only 3 fish caught of which 2 were keepers. Fortunately it was a beautiful day on Barnegat Bay and the guys had a good time.
Bachelor Party Trip Watches A Humback Whale
Bachelor Party Trip Watches A Humpback Whale
July 16 – We had an LBI bachelor party trip for Chad, Dan, Ian and Matt. We started off fluking, but it was no good, because there was no wind. Only had one keeper and a handful of throwbacks. Anchored up and put 10 nice quality sea bass and a ling in the boat. Group got a nice bonus watching a humpback whale feeding on the way home.
15 Pound Black Fish Hooked Off Barnegat Light
15 Pound Black Fish Hooked Off Barnegat Light
July 2 – Fished for fun today. It was a little breezy, but a beautiful LBI summer day. It was an easy catch to box our 10 fish sea bass limit with Amanda, Babe, Joseph, and Mark reeling them in. Joseph, at 12 years old, landed a fish of a lifetime. A huge 15 pound blackfish that was returned to fight another day. Joseph and Babe also caught a couple hammerhead sharks for good measure. Looking forward to black fish season opening on July 17th with these huge fish just off of Barnegat Light.
A Fun Group Of Guys Land A Couple Of Nice LBI Flukes
A Fun Group Of Guys Land A Couple Of Nice Flukes
June 25 - Had long time family friend Andy out today with Jeremy and four other guys for some fluking in Barnegat Bay. The guys had a handful of bites, but it was Andy that led the way with a really nice 3 lb. fluke. One of the "others" added another keeper, before we called it a day. It was a slow fishing day, but a really fun group of guys!
Again A Boat Limit Of Great LBI Sea Bass
Boat Limit On Last Trip Of Spring Sea Bass Season
June 19 – For Father's Day, we had Cris and Eric out for some sea bassing off LBI. The Father and Son team very quickly filled the box with the boat limit of 30 nice sized sea bass. The catching was as good as the weather just off of Barnegat Light. The guys were back at the dock about 10 after a great trip. We ended the spring phase of the 2016 sea bass season just as we started with each trip filling the box with the boat limit.
Again A Boat Limit Of Great LBI Sea Bass
40 Sea Bass Beauties In The Box
June 18 - Christian, Rich and Martin headed out off LBI this morning into a big swell for a day of wreck fishing. Well, once again the story repeated itself. The guys had plenty of bites and quickly reached the boat limit of 40 sea bass in the box. They added a ling to some of beauties like the one in picture caught by Christian. This has been one of the best spring sea bass seasons in many years. Every catching trip has been fun and productive.
Again A Boat Limit Of Great LBI Sea Bass
Again A Boat Limit Of Great LBI Sea Bass
June 16 - I sound like a broken record. Matt, Gavin, George and George Sr. went out today in the rain off LBI. Well it was one stop shopping trip. Double headers the norm for the abundant sea bass catch. The guys hooked many shorts, but the fish just kept coming and by 11:00 we were headed west with our 50 fish boat limit of quality sea bass along with a ling. Unfortunately, we will be down to 2 fish per person starting July 1, but still worth grabbing 5 of your friends and going out and catching 12 of these great tasting fish for dinner.
Boat Limit Of Big Blue Humpback Sea Bass
Boat Limit Of Big Blue Humpback Sea Bass
June 15 - Andy, Chris and John went out today to look for some LBI sea bass. We made a bit of a run and it paid off with some big blue humpback sea bass. The boys put our boat limit of 40 fish in the box along with a ling before we headed west back to Barnegat Light. Everyone enjoyed this successful catching trip.
First  Time To Catch A Fish
First Time To Catch A Fish
June 14 - Brian and his Mom Patty went out for an LBI sea bass catching trip today. Patty had never caught a fish before. Well, we took care of that in less than 30 seconds, when she reeled in her first fish ever. The duo weeded through lots of shorts on their way to a boat limit of 30 sea bass on a beautiful day off Barnegat Light
Brought Home 57 Nice LBI Sea Bass
Brought Home 57 Nice LBI Sea Bass
June 11 - Had Mike, Caesar, Joe and Ron out for some LBI sea bassing today. The day started flat calm off of Barnegat Light. We picked, plucked and weeded a through a lot of shorts, but we ended the day with 57 nice sea bass keepers in the box. Mike hauled in the winner an outstanding 3.7 pounder. The wind and seas turned nasty, so we left then biting just 3 short of our boat limit.
45 Pound LBI Striper
45 Pound LBI Striper
June 4 - Had Dan, Andrew, Jason and 2 others lol out today for some trolling for trophy stripers. The boys were here from Wilkes Barre Pa. for the weekend. After a fun night on Friday, we headed out Barnegat Inlet at 5:30 this morning. Quickly we had 2 bites and Dan connected with a trophy 45.5 lb. striper. Dan did a great job getting the big fish into the boat. We tried for blues in the inlet on way home to no avail. It would have been tough to top the striper.
36 Pound Trophy LBI Striped Bass
Trophy 36 Pound LBI Striped Bass
May 29 - Ross, Mike and Dave wanted to try and catch a quality striped bass off LBI today. We left the dock at 5:30 AM and began our search for a trophy striped bass. The guys landed one striper after having hooked 6 on spoons. Not a good land ratio, but Ross landed an outstanding 36.5 pounder. In addition the guys added some nice blues to the box on our way home. We had a flat calm day with some super catching off LBI.
Boat Limit Of Barnegat Light Sea Bass
Forty Tackle Busting LBI Blues In The Box
May 28 - All smiles today for the father and son team of Mike and Dom who hooked up with large tackle busting blues. Sal and Mark rounded out the group and at times we had 5 fish on up to 17 lbs. This great group ended the trip with over 40 fish in the box. It was a fun productive trip just off Barnegat Light.
Boat Limit Of Barnegat Light Sea Bass
Boat Limit Of Barnegat Light Sea Bass
May 27 - Another day of Barnegat Light catching and another boat limit of nice sea bass. Eric and Chris joined us today for a fun time. Ash helped us anchor up just off shore and instantly it was game on. Before 9 AM, we had our 40 boat limit of sea bass. Eric and Chris added a couple ling and we headed West back to Ole Barney.
Summer Like Blue Fish Catching Trip
Summer Like LBI Blue Fish Catching Trip
May 26 - Had Bob, Shawn, Eric and Kyle out today for some sea bassing. It was a great catching trip. Doris was watching over Bob to ensure we had our boat limit of sea bass along with some out of season blackfish. Finished the trip in the bay with 6 nice bluefish. It was a beautiful summer like day off LBI.
LBI Sea Bass Trip Did Not Disappoint
Sea Bass Trip Did Not Disappoint
May 23 – Our sea bass trip this morning did not disappoint. Bill and Bill plus Andy caught the boat limit by 7:20 AM. After throwing back another 25 or so nice keeper blue fish, we headed back into the bay. By 9:00 the boys beat up on some bluefish for a while or was it vicea versa. The blue fish this year are hungry and real fighters. This is my favorite catching time of year. While they are here, let's go sea bassing!!
Another Baregat Inlet Trip Fills Box With Blues
Another Inlet Trip Fills Box With Blues
May 14 PM – After the great morning charter, I took a couple of Kev’s friends out to the inlet to have some fun with the bluefish. Had Christian and John out for about an hour. The blues were still hungry. Very quickly the boys filled their box with a bunch of bait for their next shark fishing trip.
Hungry Blue Fish In Barnegat Inlet
Hungry Bluefish In Barngat Inlet
May 14 AM - Had Kack, Andrew, and Joe out today. Our goal was stripers. The bite has been trolling off shore, so we trolled for 3 hours, without a bite and almost put the guys to sleep. We headed to the inlet and it was game on. Big, mean, nasty, and hungry bluefish. Kack ended up as high hook with one weighing in at 15.5 lbs. All the guys ended up with sore arms and a box of nice fish.
Blue Fish Are In Barnegat Bay
Bluefish Have Arrived In Barnegat Bay
April 30 – Bluefish have invaded Barnegat inlet and bay. Had Vince, jimmy, and Paul out for a 4-hour trip. We had plenty of bites and kept 21 of the nicest in the 6 to 12 pound range. Had almost as many, that we lost. The guys came back to the dock with sore wrists and arms after a morning of wrestling bluefish. A great day.
Best spring LBI Blackfishing In Years
Best Spring BlackFishing In Years
April 17 - Too bad the weather has been so rough. Again Kev and I snuck out this afternoon into a huge swell. At our first stop we had only one keeper and a couple shorts. We moved on and it was game on. We had our limit of blackfish in less than 15 minutes. We threw back 20 plus keepers and 3 sea bass, of which 2 would have been keepers. Kev added a nice 27 inch cod and we were back to the dock within 2 1/2 hours. Best spring blackfishing I've seen in years.
Three Weeks Left Of The Spring LBI Blackfish Season
Three Weeks left Of The Spring Blackfish Season
April 10 – We had a 3 hour window to fish today as the month long wind let up. That's all Kev and I needed to bag our blackfish limit and add 9 very nice keeper cod to the box before we were chased in, when the wind machine turned back on. We have until April 30th, if you want to go black fishing and take home some great eating cod too. Don’t just read the fishing reports come out with us and make one.
Spring Is Here Lets Go Fishing
Spring Is Here Let’s Go Catching
March 13 2016 - Fished solo today looking for a cod dinner. Two nice keeper cod along with a throwback. Also boated 3 blackfish all 4 to 5 lbs. that were returned unharmed. Slow fishing, but a lot better than being on land. April looks good, so give a buzz.
A Great December LBI Striper Trip
A Great December LBI Striper Trip
December 6 2015 - Had Kevin, Billy-Sue, Jim and Mark out again today. It was a flat calm warm day for December and the stripers were biting. Had our 5 slot fish and 5 keepers over 28 inches. The group Landed over 50 fish. We finished the day with some blackfish catching. We added 6 nice keepers to the box. The fishing does not get any better for December
A 23 iInch Cod Plus Some Nice LBI Stripers
A 23 Inch Cod Plus Some Nice Stripers
December 5 - Had Audrey and Eric out Striper fishing. Picky bite considering what we saw on the finder. There were lots of bass and a couple blues. Finished the day blackfishing, just a half mile off the beach. Hooked mostly all shorts, but Audrey landed a nice 23 inch codfish. Crazy! Caught 30 plus stripers keeping 3 slot limit fish with one keeper over 28 inches.
Rainy Rough Trip Ends With Boat Limit Of LBI Stripers
Rainy Rough Trip Ends With Boat Limit Of Stripers
November 29 - Had Jim, Kevin, Sal and Mark out again this weekend for the 2nd of 3 Sunday trips. Not for the faint of heart today. It was rainy and rough, really striper weather! Boys stuck it out and picked away at some nice fish and ended up with a boat limit of 5 fish over 28 inches and 5 bonus fish between 24 and 28 inches. Kevin led the way with 5 fish and Mark for two weeks in a row had the largest striper at about 18 lbs.
Everyone Landed A Nice LBI Striper
Everyone Took Home A Nice LBI Striper
November 22 - Had Billy, Sue, Jim, Mark and Kevin out for some snag n’ drop striper fishing. It was a picky bite. We had only a total of 20 bites, but the group was rewarded by landing 5 nice striped bass weighing in at up to 21 lbs. Each angler caught one striper with Mark taking the prize landing 2 and he had the largest fish of the trip. It was a fun catching day, taking home some of our favorite fish to catch and eat
Just One Of Those LBI Fishing Days
Just One Of Those Days
November 7 – After great striper fishing all of this week, we headed out in the dark this morning with Audrey and Eric. Well the stripers had lock jaw. Next we tried seabass and caught some shorts and 4 keepers. We tried our luck striper fishing again and still it was no good. Finally, we tried some blackfishing and all we got were shorts. As a bonus it did rain on us most of the morning. It was just one of those days.
Stripers Are Here
November 5 – For those that have been waiting, stripers are here! A great catching day today with many more to come.
Spring Like Trip Puts 45 LBI Blackfish In The Box
November 4 – We headed off shore of LBI today to enjoy the calm spring like weather and do some for fun fishing with Kevin and Austin. At first we were catching way too many short fish. Then the legal size blackfish started to bite. In just 2.5 hours we had our limit of 45 blackfish and 4 porgies and headed home. This weather is just too nice not to get out there enjoy and fishing could not be better.
Blackfish Are Here And Hungry
October 24 – We had to cancel our charters this weekend due to rough conditions. Kev and I decided to try some for fun fishing to see if the blackfish were here and biting. Well, they are here and hungry. We landed about 70 blackfish, but due to limits we were able to keep only 2 and returned the rest for another day. Cannot wait for November 16th when the limit goes up to 6 blackfish per fisherman. Fun good tasting fish to catch.
Fall Sea Bass Season Opens With 63 In The Box
October 22 – Today was the fall sea bass season opener. Andy, Chris and Kabalb were only half as excited as I was to get back out in pursuit of sea bass. We left the dock at 5:45AM, in the pitch black. We anchored and quickly I knew something wasn't right. We moved around a lot and tried different depths, with a few keepers. At our fifth spot, we found the fish. The final count was 63 sea bass, 3 porgies, 4 triggerfish, a stripper, 20 elusive spiny dogfish and in shallow water 2 tog were added. We got back to the dock at 3:30, with a full fish box. This was a great day, remember these fish have been left alone for 2.5 months.
All Star Crew Box 4 Cod and 40 Ling Off LBI
All Star Crew Box 4 Cod And 40 Ling
September 19 - Had an All Star Crew of Jamie, Rob, Pete, and Andrew out today in search of cod. There not many cod, we ended up with only 4 keepers and 2 throwbacks. We did capture 40 ling and we hooked way too many out of season large sea bass. The weather and water could not have better for a catching trip off Barnegat Light.
11 Nice Cod Caught On Fun Labor Day Trip
10 Nice Cod Caught On Fun Labor Day Trip
September 7 - Took the day off and fished for fun with Kev, Joseph, Mark and Babe. Headed out to the deep off Barnegat Light on this Labor Day trip in search of cod. We had some decent bites and we landed 11 nice keeper cod weighing in at up to 10 lbs. We also had fun catching and adding a dozen ling to the box. It was a fun catching trip Kev n’ Ash II style.
Some Nice Sea Bass Landed On A Quick Trip
Some Nice Sea Bass Landed On A Quick Trip
September 6 PM - Had Andy, Jeremy, Justin, Matt and 4 year old Asher out for a quick couple hour trip. We had no bites on our first stop. Made a quick move and started to pick at sea bass with some very nice large ones hooked and released. Jeremy landed a surprise nice keeper cod for the box and Justin added a small bluefish before we headed for dock.
An LBI Catch And Release Trip Hooks 179 Sea Bass
An LBI Catch And Release Trip Hooks 179 Sea Bass
September 6 AM - Had Graham, Brad, Cloe, Carter, Larry, Alex and Brad out today to bend some rods off of Barnegat Light. And that's what we did. The group teamed up to reel in a total of 179 sea bass, which all were released unharmed. A single trigger was boxed to celebrate Ben’s birthday! It was a beautiful LBI catch and release day.
21 Inch Fluke High Hook On LBI Off Shore Trip
First September Trip Puts 6 Nice Fluke In The Box
September 2 – We began September with a Fluke Trip, just off shore of Barnegat Light. Gavin, George, George Jr. and Matt had enough bites to keep it interesting. We had a decent mix of keepers and throwbacks. George Jr. landed the largest Fluke, which was around 6 lbs. Anchored up and played catch and release with sea bass and even added a single porgy to the box of 6 LBI keeper Fluke.
21 Inch Fluke High Hook On LBI Off Shore Trip
A Quick LBI Trip Lands Trigger Fish
August 30 PM - Glen, Beth and Jason took a quick 2 hour trip off of Barnegat Light this afternoon. Despite some strong South winds the group managed to land 6 or 7 triggerfish, along with some out of season sea bass and porgies. We had something big on, thinking maybe a large drum fish, that broke the line when it was right next to the boat. It was a fun quick fishing trip off of LBI.
21 Inch Fluke High Hook On LBI Off Shore Trip
21 Inch Fluke High Hook On LBI Off Shore Trip
August 30 AM – Today we headed out off shore for a fluke trip with Mark, Sienna, Tom and Luke. The group picked at both shorts and keepers. They hooked enough fish to keep things interesting. The trip ended up with 3 nice fluke keepers in the box and maybe 15 shorts. Mark had the largest catch with a nice 21 inch Fluke.
Fun Trip For First Time LBI Fishermen
Fun Trip For A Group Of First Time LBI Fishermen
August 29- Today we had a boat full of first timers, so we stayed local. Ken, Steve, Steve, Miles, Jordan, Ellie and Sydney had lots of bites on their first LBI fishing trip. They hooked triggers, porgies, sea bass and short fluke. The kids had a really great time and we are looking forward to taking them out again on the Kev n' Ash II in the very near future.
Northeast Wind And Rough Water Limits LBI Catch
Northeast Wind And Rough Water Limits Catch
August 23 - Had Chris, Audrey, Rachael and Eric out today. Tried taking the group out yesterday, but a strong northeast wind and heavy boat traffic in the bay, due to the rough water made for uncomfortable fishing. Only caught 1 fluke Saturday, but it was a keeper. Fished the ocean today for a while, but again the wind came up and it got rough, so we ended the trip in the inlet and bay. The group caught 15 to 20 short fluke, some small sea bass, a few porgies and a single croaker. Today, the fish won the battle.
Beautiful Barnegat Bay Fishing Day
Beautiful Barnegat Bay Fluke Fishing Day
August 12 – Had the pleasure today of fishing with a returning group from Milwaukee. Heather, Tyler and Brian again tried their luck fishing in Barnegat Bay. Tried trigger fishing, but due to murky water from last nights storms we had no luck. Next we headed into bay for some fluking. Overall there was good action with about 15 fish landed, but only 3 of them were keepers. Two of the flaties were captured by Heather. A very nice group and it could not have been a more beautiful day fishing in the shadow of Barnegat Light.
Lots Of Barnegat Light Fluke Caught With Only One Keeper
Lots Of Fluke Caught With Only One Keeper
August 10 – We had another day confined to Barnegat Bay due to a rough Atlantic Ocean. Frank, Matt, Anthony and Pat fished hard and long for only one keeper fluke, caught by Matt, for the box. The guys hooked between 40 and 50 fish with quite a few 17.5 inchers. It was a tough fishing day, for an excellent group of anglers.
Beautiful Barnegat Bay Trip Takes Only One Keeper Fluke Home
Beautiful Bay Trip Takes Only One Keeper Fluke Home
August 9 – This weekend we had hard Northeast winds off of LBI. We were confined to the bay for our fishing. We had Chris, Audrey, Rachael and Eric out to try their luck. The group had plenty of bites, but the bay was just lacking in keepers. All together over 40 fish were hooked, but only 1 keeper fluke caught by Chris made its way home with us. It was a beautiful low humidity day on Barnegat Bay, but the keeper fish did not cooperate.
Finished LBI Sea Bass Season With A Bang
Finished LBI Sea Bass Season With A Bang
July 31 - Well, we finished the LBI sea bass season like we started it, with a bang. Easily landed the boat limit of big blue male sea bass with David, Kevin and Kevin. Let too many nice ones go thanks to National Marine Fisheries rules. David added a keeper cod, Kevin added a keeper blackfish and the group put 9 ling in the box. Next we set our sights to the shallows, where we landed 9 triggerfish, threw a few back and put a large blowfish to the box. Great guys, great day.
Awesome Trip Puts 29 Fish In The Box In 4 Hours
Awesome Trip puts 29 Fish In The Box In 4 Hours
July 29 - What a perfect LBI catching day. Had Alex, Peter, Nick, Keenan, and Annie out today. They landed the boat limit of 14 sea bass in no time flat. Then they added 2 keeper blackfish and a keeper cod. We moved into the shallows and added 8 triggers and 4 keeper porgies to the box. Our 4 hour trip was flat out awesome. Great job to the group!
Babe Takes Lead In Beach N Boat
8 Yr. Old Babe Takes Junior Lead In Beach N Boat
July 28 PM - Headed out with Joseph, Mark, 5 year old Danny and 8 year old Babe for a fun trip to try and catch the 12 and under winning fish for the Beach N Boat tournament. Caught the 10 fish boat limit of sea bass in less than an hour along with Danny's ling. Babe landed the largest sea bass to take the lead in the junior category for 12 and under in the Beach N Boat tournament. Way to go Babe!
Dolphins And Spinner Sharks Put On A Show
Dolphins And Spinner Sharks Put On A Show
July 28 AM - Had Charlie and Yanek out today for a catching trip. We spotted a pod of dolphins in the inlet that followed us out into the ocean. At our first stop bites were slow, but we did catch 5 ling for the cooler. We moved on and the big blue sea bass were hungry. Boat limit of sea bass was met in no time, but we lost a nice keeper Pollock. Hooked a throwback cod along with a couple short tog. Had a shark swim up on us and saw quite a show with a school of spinner sharks launching themselves 3 and 4 foot out of the water. This was another great LBI catching day.
Favorite LBI Spot Loaded With Trigger Fish
Old Favorites Spot Loaded With Trigger Fish
July 27 PM – Our afternoon trip was with family and friends, including Joseph and long time friend, fellow Captain Mark. We went exploring and looking for some old wrecks and snags from yester year. On the first two we tried, one had a lot of life on it. We kept 10 big triggers and released 5 more and added some keeper sea bass. Trigger fish are back. It was a great trip with Joseph and Captain Mark to an old favorites spot.
Barnegat Inlet Sea Bass Limit Tripy
Barnegat Inlet Sea Bass Limit Trip
July 27 AM – Had a fun trip this morning with John, Bill and Joe, just outside of Barnegat Light inlet. The weather was perfect. With each drift we had lots of bites. In no time at all, we had our sea bass limit in the box. All of the fish were a nice size. Everyone had a fun productive LBI catching trip.
Beautiful Barnegat Light Catching Day
Beautiful Barnegat Light Catching Day
July 25 - Ran an open boat today and had Vince, Cal, Kevin and David out for some LBI wreck fishing. We had no problem putting our boat limit of 12 large sea bass in the boat and releasing MANY more keeper sized fish. Added 2 keeper blackfish and 11 ling to the box and also caught a throwback cod. It was a beautiful catching day off of Barnegat Light, lots of fish and a nice group of anglers.
Beautiful LBI Sunset Cruise
Calm Ocean And Beautiful LBI Sunset Cruise
July 24 – It was a beautiful evening for a trip off of Barnegat Light. We had Steve and his family and friends, consisting of Holly, Zack, Liz, Emily, Holly and Sam out for an evening cruise. The Atlantic Ocean off of LBI was absolutely flat calm and the sunset could not have been better. A very pleasant evening for everyone.
Bachlelor Party Trip Sea Bass Limit4 Hour LBI Trip Lands Sea Bass Limit
Group Catching Competition Lands 200 Fish
July 21 – Went offshore of Barnegat Light today with a fun group of Jeff, Tanya, Chris, JJ and Keenan. Headed out to the deep on a dead calm ocean. The group had a catching competition and counted all of their fish. Over 200 fish were caught by the group. Chris was the winner with over 70 fish landed. JJ had the largest fish with a nice keeper cod and the group kept the boat limit of 12 large sea bass and 11 ling. The trip and the competition was fun for everyone.
Bachlelor Party Trip Sea Bass Limit4 Hour LBI Trip Lands Sea Bass Limit
Bachelor Party Trip Produces Sea Bass Boat Limit
July 19 - Had Steve, Shane, Pat and John out for a day of wreck fishing. The 4-hour trip produced a boat limit of sea bass and 2 ling to celebrate Shane's bachelor party. Shane celebrated by giving back to the sea. Lots of little fish again today, but we picked all the keepers we needed. While we were anchored, we had a huge leatherback turtle swim up and check us out. Good luck Shane!
4 Hour LBI Trip Lands Sea Bass Limit
Nice Catch Of Quality Humpback Sea Bass
July 11 - Today we went sea bass catching with Stacey, Amy, Mike, Kev and Jen. We headed to deeper water than we have been fishing, to see if we could makeup for the 2 fish per person limit for sea bass and to add some ling. The group did catch a dozen ling, but today's catch was not about the ling. It was about quality large humpback sea bass we caught. We could only keep 12, but wow did we keep some really quality fish. We also threw back some very nice out of season blackfish.
4 Hour LBI Trip Lands Sea Bass Limit
4 Hour Catching Trip Lands Boat Limit Of Sea Bass
July 6 PM - Had Don, Dave and Bob out for a 4 hour trip. The sea bass bite started fast and furious and we quickly put our 10 fish boat limit and a ling in the box. Then the current began ripping and immediately shut down the bite. We tried another inshore spot for triggerfish, but instead picked up a nice porgy and a few more catch and release sea bass. Everyone enjoyed a successful Barnegat Light catching trip.
Sea Bass Limit And 4 LBI Triggerfish Landed
Sea Bass Limit And 4 Triggerfish Landed
July 6 AM – This morning, it only took Branden, Paul, Mark, Jerry and Brian 25 minutes to put the boat limit of 14 sea bass in the box. The guys added 2 ling to the box and played catch and release with both keeper and throwback sea bass before moving to shallow water to try and add some triggerfish to the catch. They caught 4 triggers along with some more sea bass before calling it a day.
39 Nice LBI Sea Bass In the Box Kev n' Ash Style
First Shark Trip Takes Home A 60 Lb Mako
July 3 – It looked like a nice day, so headed offshore. Started off by catching our sea bass limit in no time at all. Kev has been anxious to do some shark fishing, so then we headed out to the deep water off LBI. We fished for about 4 ½ hours and had 4 shark bites. We landed a small mako, a keeper 60 lb. mako and an 80 lb. brown shark. We lost the fight with a very nice mako, which had to be over 100 lbs., just as it got near the boat. It was a fun first shark catching trip on the new Kev n’ Ash II.
39 Nice LBI Sea Bass In the Box Kev n' Ash Style
39 Nice Sea Bass In The Box Kev n’ Ash II Style
June 30 – Once again we had Joe and 16 year old Max out for an LBI wreck fishing trip. Overall, it was a nice day on the water with a little leftover swell from the storm last weekend. We had plenty of bites to start and despite a ripping northerly current into the wind, we did what we needed to do to put 39 nice sea bass in the box. The guys had a fun, successful catching trip Kev n’ Ash II style.
Nice Cod A Bonus On Successful LBI Sea Bass Trip
Nice Cod A Bonus On A Successful Sea Bass Trip
June 25 PM – Had Jacob, Jared, Chris and Ron out for a 4 hour afternoon LBI sea bass trip. Luckily the rain held off and we saw more of the same fishing we had in the morning. We had frequent double headers, but with a ton of throwbacks. Weeded through them and ended with 40 sea bass and Jacob’s nice keeper cod for the afternoon bonus fish.
3 LB Fluke 11 Ling And A Box Full Of LBI Sea Bass
3 LB. Fluke, 11 Ling and A Box Full Of LBI Sea Bass
June 25 AM - Had Justin, Scott, Tim and Rich out on a flat calm ocean, just off Barnegat Light. Each spot we fished had plenty of life with shorts way outnumbering keepers. Our fishing crew stuck with it, fished hard and ended up with 54 sea bass, 11 ling and Justin's very nice 3 lb. fluke as a bonus.
A Prize Winning LBI Catching Trip
Prize Winning Fishermen Have A Prize Winning Trip
June 20 – Three lucky fishermen won a free charter on the Kev n’ Ash II at a charity event for the Brooks Reuter Memorial Scholarship Fund. Had Buzzy, Joe and Doug out today, just off of Barnegat Light. Started off with a bit of a swell and some tough anchoring conditions, but we did what we needed to do and boxed our boat limit of 60 sea bass plus 9 ling. This was a great trip with a great group of guys that turned some good luck at a very good cause charity event into a prize winning catching day.
Great Fishermen Have A Great Trip
Two Great Fishermen Had A Great LBI Sea Bass Trip
June 13 – Had a great day of catching off LBI with two guys who love to fish. Chris and 13 year old Eric had plenty of bites, with over 100 fish landed. These avid fishermen ended the day with 34 keeper sea bass and 1 ling making it into the box. We had a Great day with two great fishermen.
Keeper Sea Bass Still Off LBI
Keeper Sea Bass Still Off LBI
June 12 - Had Eric, Eric and Bob out today for some sea bassing. We had a mix of keepers and throw backs at each spot we tried. Fish were not as active as on previous trips. But in the end, the box was filled with 58 keeper sea bass, 4 ling and a nice cod. Luckily the nice sea bass are still here and the keepers once again outnumbered the throwbacks. We had a successful LBI catching trip.
A Beautiful LBI Boat Limit Catching Day
A Beautiful LBI Boat Limit Catching Day
June 10 - Had Andy and Chris out today on a beautiful sunny day off LBI. However, the bite began a little sluggish. We saw a lot of life on the machine, but we just picked on most stops. Luckily keepers outnumbered throwbacks. We hooked around 100 fish. With some help from Ash, we had our boat limit of 60 keeper sea bass, 18 ling and a codfish. A great day and a great catching trip.
LBI Weather Limits Nice Groups Trip
Bad Weather Limits A Nice Illinois Groups Trip
June 8 - Had Ed, Sheila, Karl and Martha out for a quick trip, which was confined to Barnegat Bay due to mother natures 30 mph Southerly winds. The group is from Illinois and was here for a wedding in Lancaster. So despite the bad forecast they wanted to give it a shot. We started off trying to jig blues. We had only 2 bites and that was it. Then we tried fluking behind the dike, but we only caught a couple shorts. Wish we could've gotten these very nice folks offshore to the sea bass grounds. Maybe next time!
67 LBI Sea Bass Hooked
Limit of 67 Sea Bass Hooked On New Kev n’ Ash II
June 7 - First fish limit trip reached on the new Kev n’ Ash II goes to Scott, Jamie, Brian and Shannon. Our first spot this morning was picky with maybe 25 keeper sea bass. Made a move to a new area and it was game on. We were down fast with 67 sea bass in the box. Add a keeper cod for Brian and a nice ling for Shannon and the break-in of the new Kev n' Ash continues.
First Kev n' Ash II Boxes 56 LBI Sea Bass
First Kev n’ Ash Trip Boxes 56 LBI Sea Bass
June 5 – Had Chad, Jake, Dan, and Ken out today for what we thought was going to be a day of fishing in Barnegat Bay. But we got lucky, the forecasted weather didn’t happen. So, offshore we went. The boys went to work and boxed 56 nice sea bass and a ling for the first good catch on the brand new Kev n’ Ash II. Felt really good to finally get her dirty! Now she’s a catching boat.
60 Barnegat Light Sea Bass In The Box
Boat Limit Of 60 Sea Bass In The Box
May 29 - After having horrible weather for the first two days of sea bass season, we finally had a gorgeous day off Barnegat light. We took out Alex and Kevin and put a hurtin’ on some very nice sea bass, catching our 60 fish boat limit. Add in 6 keeper cods, 2 ling and a bunch of throwback cod and blackfish and the freezers are full! We get our new boat tomorrow. Psyched!
7 Nice Blue Fish In Barnegat Inlet
8 Nice Sized Blue Fish But Stripers Not Here Yet
May 24 – Today we had a fun trip with Eric and his Dad Chris. We ran into a school of feeding bluefish, just outside the inlet. Very quickly we caught 8 nice sized blue fish. Instead of continuing to hammer away at the blues the boys chose to pursue stripers. We gave it a try. Had two knockdown trolling spoons, but never connected with any stripers. It was a great day fishing with the boys despite the lack of striped bass.
Big Blues Back In Barnegat Inlet
The Big Blues Are Back In Barnegat Inlet
May 23 - Headed out this morning with Kack, Andrew and Joe. We were greeted by a 20 kts. North/Northeast wind and we made the call to abort the mission. Forecast sounded better for the afternoon, so 2 of the 3 boys came back and off we went. We took a beautiful ocean ride up to Seaside, looking for stripers. The trip was uneventful. We headed back towards home and were greeted by a hungry frenzy of blues just outside of Barnegat Inlet. The boys caught a fish with every cast and were arm weary within 45 minutes and we called it a trip.
Opening Day LBI Fluke Season
Opening Day Of Fluke Season Puts Fish In The Box
May 22 - Had Eric and Eric Sr. out today. We started off bluefishing. Eric caught a couple big ones and we put 4 in the box and lost a few. Then the bluefish disappeared. Looked for stripers, but found nothing. Finally, we headed back into the bay. It was opening day of fluke season and we gave it a shot. It wasn't bad! Boys boated 20 plus fish with Eric landing the largest around 4 lbs. with 2 keepers total.
Barnegat Light Bluefish Slaughter Is Still On
Barnegat Light Bluefish Slaughter Is Still On
May 15 - Fished In Barnegat Inlet, right at the lighthouse, with Kev and several of his buddies on Friday night. The slaughter blue fishing is still on very close to home. Got up early this morning and put a hurtin' on them again. In mid-morning we took out Eric, Audrey and young Rachael. Well, they almost stopped biting. We managed to boat 3 and lost another 3 or 4. Kev went back out with several of his buddies this afternoon and he reports the slaughter is back on! We are looking forward to a successful catching season. Hope you can join us.
Barnegat Inlet Full Of Tackle Busting BluefishLarge Bluefish In Barnegat Light Inlet
Barnegat Inlet Full Of Tackle Busting Blues
May 9 - Had Alyssa, Mike and Stephen out this afternoon in a dense fog shrouded Barnegat Inlet. Trip started off slow with only 4 fish, but after dropping our bad luck at the dock, we picked up Kev to help us turn the trip around. We headed back out and now the inlet tide was running fast and it was game on. In no time, the group had put 18 more nice size bluefish in the box. When we finally headed back to the dock we all had sore arms and hands after battling these tackle busting blues!
Feisty Barnegat Light Bluefish
15 Feisty Bluefish Tire Young Fishermen
May 9 - Had 7 year old AJ, 6 year old Pierce and their dad Andrew out for a quick trip in the foggy in Barnegat Bay. Within minutes of the dock it was game on with feisty bluefish. Lots of visual strikes, with fish fins and tails leaping out of the water. In an hour and a half 15 large feisty bluefish were boated. The young catchers could not have had more fun. The boys had big smiles and tired arms as we called it a trip.
Huge Bluefish In Barnegat Light Inlet
Mean And Hungry Blues Only A Quarter Mile From Dock
May 3 – A picture is worth a thousand words. If you want to catch bluefish, stop reading this report and call. We are Less than a quarter mile from the dock and we are filling the box with huge Blues. Big mean and hungry! Warning not for the faint of heart.
Big Bluefish In Barnegat Inlet
Big Bluefish Invade Barnegat Inlet
May 2 - With bottom fishing seasons closed. We turned to the bay and inlet for some bluefish fun. Pound for pound the hardest fighting fish we catch. They are big mean and nasty and have invaded Barnegat bay and inlet. So, if you like bending rods and drag pulling excitement send us an email, as now is the time to have some bluefish fun.
Picked Up 3 Keeper Blackfish
Picked Up 3 Keeper Blackfish
April 26 - Went out this morning with Kev, Brian and Cullen. Tried a couple of our favorite spots. Only one had life. We picked up 3 keeper blackfish and maybe 10 throwbacks. Too bad blackfish season closes on Wednesday. Catching is still better than sitting on a couch.
2015 LBI Catching Season Begins

LBI Catching Season Begins

April 25 2015- Finally, after about three weeks, the spring maintenance of the Kev n’ Ash is done. Kevin, Ashley, Dan and I headed out to see if there is any life in the Atlantic. It was not good fishing, but in a couple hours we had some bites and landed 4 nice keeper blackfish, with maybe another 9 throwbacks. Even had a nice sea bass that had to go back for now. And so we finally begin the 2015 catching season.
Fishing Is Fun Catching Is Better