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 9/14/18

Fluke - Ammo pier and out. Swash Channel, Chapel Hill Channel, Ambrose Channel,  
Earl Naval pier, Leonardo flats, and Keansburg 11A buoy. Use peanut bunkers, Peruvian
spearing, squid, killies, spearing, sand eels, Gulp and Spros.
Season ends on 9/22 (Sat).

Porgy - Old Orchard Light, West Bank Light, Shrewsbury rocks, Highlands Bridge,
Rockaway Breezy Point, Coney Island Reef and Verrazano Bridge. Use clams and worms
for bait.    

Blue Claw Crabs - Good catches at Shrewsbury, Barnegat, Red Bank, Navesink River by
the bridge and Raritan River. Use frozen bunkers for bait.   

Snappers - All the rivers where spearing are present such as Perth Amboy and Morgan

Bluefish - Some cocktails at Perth Amboy pier, Port Monmouth, Leonardo, Union Beach
and Pebble Beach. Use bunker chunks with steel leader hooks.

Striped Bass - Deep in the channel or at night. Reach Channel buoy #19 & #20, Flynn's
Knoll, tip of Sandy Hook, Bug Light, West Bank Light, Ve
rrazano Bridge, Romer Shoal,
Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty.
Some shorts are reported near Train Bridge and
Morgan Bridge.

Tuna - Yellow and Bluefins. Hudson and Chicken Canyon.

Sharks - Thresher, Mako, Hammerhead and Dusky. BA Buoy & Munster Ledge.

Trigger Fish - Shrewsbury Rocks, West Bank Light, Old Orchard Light and same places
as porgies.                 

                                                                                                                                 updated 9/