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 9/
                                               New Fall Shop Hours

Snappers - About 8-10 inches now. Morgan Creek and all the rivers.  Use
snapper poppers, snapper zappers, Sabiki lures or spearing
on a rig for bait.
Bluefish - Cocktails, 1-2 pounders, at local waters such as Perth Amboy, South
Keyport, Cliffwood and Union Beaches. Use bunker chunks, metals like
Gator spoon, Hopkins, Kastmaster and poppers.

Porgy - Rock piles at Buoy #42, 20, Old Orchard light, West Bank light, Coney
Island flats, Breeze Point jetty, Sandy Hook reef and Shrewsbury rocks using
pieces of clams, blood or sand worms, FishBite and Gulp 3" swimming mullet.

Blue Claw Crabs - Excellent catches at Navesink, river by Oceanic Bridge, Red
Bank and Raritan River. Use frozen bunkers.

Striped Bass - Short ones with some decent sizes mixed in at all local rivers
and beaches from Elizabeth, Sewaren, Perth Amboy,
South Amboy, Cliffwood Beach, Union Beach, Keansburg,
Seabright, Rumson and Deal.

Blackfish - 1 fish limit.
                                                                                                                             updated 9/19/2017