as of 5/25/2017
Striped Bass - All local rivers and beaches mostly at night from Elizabeth,
Sewaren, Edison, Perth Amboy, South Amboy, Cliffwood Beach, Union Beach,
and Keansburg. Ocean side during day time by Seabright, Rumson and Deal.
Use blood or sand worms, clams and bunker chunks. Also use lures like Storm
rubber shads, SP Minnow or Bomber plugs. Troll Stretch 25, umbrella rigs or
Rockfish Mojo rigs.
54 lb on Rockfish Mojo
Bluefish - Same local waters. 1-3 pounders. Use bunker chunks, metals like
Gator spoon, Hopkins, Kastmaster, and poppers.
Fluke - Season opens today. Triangle buoy 52, Round Shoal, Leonardo flats and
White Perch - Great catches in Raritan River using pieces of worms or FishBite.
Winter Flounders - By Raritan River train bridge, Keyport flats, Pebble Beach
flats and Belmar boat basin. Chum with clam chum logs, crushed clams and use
pieces of worms or clams for bait.
Black Sea Bass - Season opens 5/26.
Don't forget to register to fish - It's free but is required.
www.saltwaterregistry.nj.gov or www.njfishandwildlife.com