Fred's Bait & Tackle
2001 Highway 35
South Amboy, NJ 08879
(732) 721-4747
"The Friendly Bait Shop"
You will find everything you need for an
enjoyable day of fishing, including fresh
bait, fine equipment and friendly service!
Now Running...
Fred's Bait & Tackle
Welcome to Fred's Bait & Tackle!
                                                                                                 
                                                                                                
  as of 12/1/16      

Striped Bass - Sandy Hook Beach, Seabright, Rumson and Long Branch.  Use
bunker chunks, clams or rattle traps to imitate peanut bunkers. From boat:
Drift eels at night by Coast Guard Station, Flynn's Knoll (buoy #14) and Sandy
Hook Rip (buoy #13). Troll shad umbrella rig, bunker spoon, Stretch 25,
Rockfish Candy Mojo rig at Sandy Hook Channel.







Blackfish - Buoy #42, 20 Old Orchard Light, 17 Buoy
wreck, and West Bank Light in the Bay.  Also
structures outside the Hook like Sandy Hook reef,
Shrewsbury Rocks, Scotland Light, and Rattle
Snake.
Use green crabs or clams.

Blue Claw Crabs - Red Bank, Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers. Use frozen
bunkers.

Sea Bass - Sandy Hook reef, Shrewsbury rocks, Scotland light and Rattle
Snake using Gulp ghost shrimp and squid strip and mackerel combo.


Porgy - Use chum logs to draw them in, use sand and blood worms of clam
strips for bait.  Old Orchard Light, West Bank Light, buoy 42 & 20 rock piles,
Sandy Hook reef, Shrewsbury rocks, and Highlands Bridge.

     
Bluefish - Port Monmouth, Keansburg and Sandy Hook. Use fresh bunker
chunks or metals (like Avas and Gators) or surface poppers.

Albacore - Sandy Hook and Seabright wall. Use Ava jigs, Deadly Dicks,
Hopkins, and Kastmaster. Retrieve very fast.                                               
                                                                                                                             updated 12/1/16