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April 28th, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/28/17

We did a lot of searching today on and off shore on the rocks and lumps. We did not see as much bait as we have been seeing and it was very slow. It turned out to be another tough day of angling. Sailing daily for strip ... Read more »

April 27th, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/27/17

Due to bad weather, we have not sailed all week. The good news is that the weather has finally cleared up and we will resume our normal schedule for stripers tomorrow morning, Friday, April 28th, at 7:30 a.m. We look for ... Read more »

April 25th, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/25/17

Due to bad weather, we have not sailed in a couple of days and we will not be sailing tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26th. I will post again tomorrow to let everyone know how the weather is looking for Thursday. Sailing dai ... Read more »

April 22nd, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/22/17

Today, we read plenty of bait in a lot of different areas. We also saw some whales and porpoises with some gannett diving, but only saw a few fish readings amongst the bait. We did a lot of looking and searching to no av ... Read more »

April 21st, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/21/17

We went out last weekend and then we were tied up all week putting the finishing touches on the Miss Belmar. She has new bathrooms, a fresh coat of paint, a newly remodeled wheelhouse and we added some new electronics. S ... Read more »

April 19th, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/19/17

We will begin sailing for stripers as of this Friday, April 21st, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., and every day thereafter, weather permitting. We look forward to seeing everyone and kicking off the 2017 season! ... Read more »

April 10th, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/10/17

We are happy to report that we will be sailing for stripers this Friday, April 14th & Saturday, April 15th. We will not be sailing on Easter Sunday, April, 16th.  We will then resume our schedule the following F ... Read more »

March 28th, 2017

posted in "Striped Bass" on 03/28/17

Hi everyone! It sure feels good to be putting up a report. This means that fishing is right around the corner! We have been busy this winter working on the boat making her even prettier than she was. We’ve been do ... Read more »

December 11th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/12/16

Today, we fished 2 miles east of our inlet. There were birds working on bait and sometimes stripers breaking all over the top. We read them top to bottom at times, but could not catch them. With the amount of fish under ... Read more »

December 10th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/12/16

Today, we read some fish and saw plenty of bait. At times we read them very well, however, we were only able to catch a few keeper stripers and a few throwback stripers. Our pool winner was Carlos Grou from Mount Laurel, ... Read more »

December 8th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/16

Today, fishing was a bust. We didn’t read, see or catch one fish.  Due to weather and lack of fish, we will not be sailing tomorrow, Friday, December 9th, 2016. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:00 ... Read more »

December 7th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/07/16

We haven’t sailed the past two days due to the weather. Prior to that, we were catching stripers and blues really good for 4-5 days in a row. Striper fishing is red hot right now and we are catching them really goo ... Read more »

December 5th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/16

This morning, we caught good in the morning. When I spoke with Captain Alan at 11:00 a.m. we already had 30 fish on the boat, both stripers and blues. In the afternoon, it slowed down. We still read the fish, however, we ... Read more »

December 4th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/16

We had excellent fishing over the weekend. Yesterday, we caught fish very good and limited out on slot fish. Today, we had over 100 keeper stripers and threw back about 20-30 slots because we were limited out. Every angl ... Read more »

December 2nd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/16

When I spoke with Captain Alan this morning, he reported that fishing started off slow with just a couple of fish. Then, the fish came up on top breaking water and splashing all around with birds working. We got in to th ... Read more »

December 1st, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/01/16

Due to the weather the past couple of days, fishing was no good today. There was a big heave, we fished all over, and it didn’t work out. We tried hard and ended up with a few stripers and a handful of blues. After ... Read more »

November 30th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/30/16

Due to the weather, we did not sail yesterday or today. As long as the fish are here, we are going to continue fishing daily for stripers and blues from 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. all through the month of December. Ple ... Read more »

November 28th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/30/16

When I spoke with Captain Alan this morning, we already had a couple dozen stripers in the boat within the first hour. We had shots at times where we would have 5-8 on at a time, and sometimes none. As the day went on, t ... Read more »

November 25th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/26/16

Today, we fished south of our inlet. We saw lots of life, with fish breaking on top at times, and there were birds working a huge area stretched out for miles. At times, you would get a shot, at times you would only get ... Read more »

November 24th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/26/16

This morning, we caught fish a little north just outside of our inlet. It ended up being a very good day with more than 30 keeper stripers and a handful of blues being caught. Our pool winner was Nickolai Kryvenska from ... Read more »

November 23rd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/23/16

I spoke with Captain Lenny at 12:00 p.m. today and we already had a couple dozen keeper stripers on the boat with only 25 people on-board. The morning got off to a great start! There was plenty of bird life and readings. ... Read more »

November 22nd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/22/16

Due the weather, we have not sailed in the past few days. We were catching jumbo blues and stripers when we left off and we will be sailing tomorrow to catch more! Don’t forget, we are sailing from 7:00 a.m. &ndas ... Read more »

November 21st, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/21/16

Due the weather, we did not sail yesterday or today. Right now, it’s looking windy for tomorrow also so if you are looking to come out, please give us a call first at (732) 681-6866 or (732) 681-0030. We are saili ... Read more »

November 19, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/20/16

Today, it was a beautiful day on the ocean.  We started to the south on the beach and there was so much boat traffic that it was driving through the bait and knocking the fish down. We then went out east where we sa ... Read more »

November 15th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/15/16

Due to the weather, we did not sail today. We will be sailing tomorrow, Wednesday, November 15th, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. We are getting an early jump on the stripers so please arrive no later than 6:45 a.m.  Sailing dai ... Read more »

November 14th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/14/16

Today, we started off with a handful of stripers right away and then the blues eventually took over. It was exceptional blue fishing at times with some drifts being just a pick. It was a great day overall with good fishi ... Read more »

November 13th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/14/16

This morning, we had good shots of stripers up to 36 lbs along with super blue fishing! The blues were all JUMBO up to 18 lbs caught on jigs. We ended up with more than a couple dozen stripers over 20 lbs, and six of the ... Read more »

November 12th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/14/16

Today, we had great blue fishing with some stripers mixed in. Overall, it was a great day! We are sailing earlier to get a jump on the fish and departing daily at 7:00 a.m.  so please arrive no later than 6:30 a.m. ... Read more »

November 11th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/11/16

Today, it was a very slow day of fishing. It was very windy and we caught a handful of fish in the morning. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. We would like to thank all of our Vetera ... Read more »

November 10th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/16

Today, we got in to the jumbo blues. There were blues and stripers busting in the bunkers pretty much all day. There was great action on the blues with stripers up to 30 lbs in the mix. Sailing daily for stripers and bl ... Read more »

November 9th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/16

This morning, it turned out to be an excellent day of blue fishing. We fished locally just above the inlet with jumbo blues and also picked a few stripers in the bunkers. We are sailing at 7:00 a.m. to get a jump on the ... Read more »

November 8th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/16

Today, it was a slow day. We read plenty of bunkers and had them up on top for most of the day, they just did not want to cooperate. It was a terrible day of fishing.  Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:00 ... Read more »

November 7th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/16

Today, it was a pretty rough day out on the ocean. There was more wind and sea than forecasted. We picked away at the blues on a couple of drifts and put some stripers in the boat at the end of the day. The wind has alre ... Read more »

November 6th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/16

Today, we fished south in the bunkers and managed to put some nice stripers in the boat up to 41 lbs. Our pool winner was Robert Smith from Lake Peekskill, NY. We are going to begin sailing at 7:00 a.m. to get a jump on ... Read more »

November 5th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/16

This morning, we had exceptional blue fishing just east of shark river inlet. We also put a half a dozen stripers in the boat. We would like to thank From Excavating for coming out fishing with us. We had a great time an ... Read more »

November 4th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/16

Today, we had good fishing first thing in the morning with stripers up to 30 lbs. Once the stripers stopped biting, we concentrated on jumbo blues up to 18 lbs. It was excellent blue fishing jigging in an area spread out ... Read more »

November 3rd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/03/16

Today, it was a slow start. There was good top water action with stripers and we saw them great on top at times, however, they didn’t want to cooperate. We landed a few stripers on the tide change and then the blue ... Read more »

November 2nd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/02/16

Today, we fished north of our inlet. It was slow with the stripers but excellent jigging for jumbo blues that moved in from offshore. They were all big blues up to 17 lbs crashing on the bunkers. It was great weather and ... Read more »

November 1st, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/01/16

Today, it was a slow pick at the blues. At times, we had 4-5 on at a time, and we had a handful of stripers. There’s plenty of fish around they just didn’t want to eat. Hopefully tomorrow they will be hungry ... Read more »

October 31st, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/31/16

What a difference a day makes! We had a great day on big stripers today and it was a big turn around from yesterday. The bunkers were up on top tight to the beach and the stripers were feeding off of them. There was a go ... Read more »

October 30th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/30/16

After having three days of excellent striper fishing, today the fish would not cooperate. We had a great group of customers and we read fish and bunkers, however, it was terrible fishing. We snagged bunker to live line, ... Read more »

October 29, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/29/16

Today started out great! We came out of the inlet and there was bird life  and plenty of bunkers all over the top with big stripers rolling in them. We read fish well at times in amongst the bunker. We picked away a ... Read more »

October 28th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/28/16

This morning, we began catching by two stripers over 25 lbs just north of our inlet before heading to Monmouth Beach where a few more were caught. We then went fishing off the Highlands bridge and caught 6 keepers on a d ... Read more »

October 26th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/26/16

Today, we took a different route and fished north of shark river inlet and found the striped bass! We caught them very good and almost everyone onboard had a keeper! At times, we read them good and there was plenty of bi ... Read more »

June 14th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/14/16

What a difference a day makes! We finally got some relief from the wind and had great fishing north of shark river inlet today. We were on endless drifts that lasted near an hour with numerous fish hooked up at a time. T ... Read more »

June 10th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/10/16

This morning, there were plenty of bunker locally and we were able to catch one big striper. We then ran north and had excellent blue fishing. At the end of the day, we worked our way south and had some more BIG STRIPERS ... Read more »

June 3rd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/03/16

We fished local today and had stripers up to 40 lbs! The action was on crocs, ava 47’s and snagged bunkers. There was plenty of bait to snag along with great readings. At times, fish were stacked up under the boat. ... Read more »

April 22nd, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/22/16

Today, it was the same as yesterday. Another bad day of fishing. I will keep reporting, good or bad, and any day the fish are going to turn. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Get you ... Read more »

April 21st, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/21/16

It was another bad day of fishing. We are seeing more and more bait and more and more life each day, the fish just aren’t ready to bite yet. Hopefully it will break within the next few days. Until then, we will kee ... Read more »

April 19th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/19/16

We have been out every day and fishing is still slow. The fish and the bait are here, they are just not biting as the water is still a little cold. With the weather and the wind tomorrow, we will not be sailing. We will ... Read more »

April 18th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/18/16

We started fishing this past Saturday. Over the weekend and today, we read and saw fish, along with bait, unfortunately the fish just didn’t want to cooperate. We caught a handful of fish amongst all the boats. Hop ... Read more »

April 12th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/12/16

Due to the weather, we will not be sailing tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13th, or Thursday, April 14th. We will begin sasiling daily for stripers and blues this Friday, April 15th, from  7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., weather ... Read more »

April 7th, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/07/16

Change of plans everyone. We will not be sailing tomorrow. We are still at the boat yard waiting on good weather so that we can come home. In addition to that, due to the bad weather coming through this weekend, we will ... Read more »

April 1st, 2016

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/01/16

Great news everyone! We will begin sailing daily as of next Friday, April 8th, from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for either mackerel or blues and stripers. Whatever is here.  We are excited to get this season starte ... Read more »

December 11th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/11/15

Today, we had very good fishing north of Shark River Inlet. We caught blues up to 17 lbs and we were able to jig them very well on most drifts. Some drifts lasted well over an hour. We also caught some keeper stripers an ... Read more »

December 10th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/10/15

This morning, we had some decent fishing north of Shark River Inlet. The fish were all on top with scattered readings. We made some nice, long drifts where we picked with shots of blues ranging from 12-17 lbs with a hand ... Read more »

December 9th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/15

Captain Alan started off north of our inlet this morning and caught some jumbo blues and stripers. By 1:00 p.m. we had at least 3-4 nice sized stripers up to 28 lbs in the mix with some jumbo blues and slots. We finished ... Read more »

December 8th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/15

This morning, fishing was tough. We caught a few blues and a few stripers, and then at the end of the day near our inlet, we got a good shot of big blues with some nice stripers mixed in. There were plenty of readings an ... Read more »

December 7th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/15

Today, we fished south of our inlet and read fish very well. At times we had some real good drifts and we ended up with some keepers, throwbacks and slots. Overall, today was a good day of fishing. Our pool winner was Fr ... Read more »

December 6th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/15

This morning, fishing was slower compared to what it has been for the last week. We saw fish on top, read plenty of fish and there were no lack of fish, they just did not want to cooperate too well. We ended up with some ... Read more »

December 5th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/15

Today, we had super fishing from the get go. There were plenty of fish on top all day along with super readings from top to bottom at times. There were plenty of keepers, throwbacks and slot fish with some big blues mixe ... Read more »

December 4th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/15

Captain Lenny had some really good fishing today. He read fish top to bottom at times, with plenty of bird life and fish rolling on top. There was plenty of action around the boat catching stripers along with some nice b ... Read more »

December 3rd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/15

Due to the weather, we did not sail today. We will resume our normal schedule tomorrow morning, Friday, Decenber 4th, at 7:30 a.m. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Get your hoodies and zi ... Read more »

December 2nd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/15

Due to the weather, we did not sail Monday, Tuesday or today.  Interested in an extra keeper? Get your bonus tag HERE. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Get your hoodies and zi ... Read more »

November 29th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/15

This morning, we fished south of our inlet. We read fish very well at times, along with fish on top with birds working on them. We picked at a few fish and had a couple shots. It was a decent day overall with keeper stri ... Read more »

November 28th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/15

Today, we found the stripers and the action early north of our inlet. We read fish good at times, however, it was a slower day than we’ve been having and the fish did not want to cooperate. Interested in an extra ... Read more »

November 27th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/15

With the great weather we had, along with the excellent striper fishing we’ve been having, today was a very busy day. We picked with shots keeper stripers, lots of shorts and quite a few slot fish along with the bl ... Read more »

November 26th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/15

Today morning, we fished north of our inlet picking away at stripers. As the day went on fishing continued to get better. We had some keeper stripers, lots of throwbacks and some had their slot fish, along with some blue ... Read more »

November 25th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/25/15

This morning, we fished north of our inlet. There were fish on top with birds working on them along with super readings. We had a lot of action with as many as 7-8 on at a time. We caught a lot of both keeper and throwba ... Read more »

November 24th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/24/15

This morning, fishing was slow. We read fish good at times, they just did not want to cooperate. By the end of the day, we ended up with some keeper stripers and some had their bonus tags. *** WE WILL BE SAILING THANKSG ... Read more »

November 23rd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/24/15

Today, fishing was very good. We had plenty of bird life and stripers on top with good readings. There was plenty of action with stripers up to 20 lbs along with jumbo blues mixed in. We caught the stripers on most drift ... Read more »

November 22nd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/24/15

Over the weekend, striper fishing was no good. We only caught a handful of fish on Saturday and Sunday. At times, we had good readings but Saturday the ocean was very nasty and Sunday the fish just didn't cooperate. *** ... Read more »

November 20th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/20/15

This morning, we fished north of our inlet and picked away with shots. Sometimes we’d get a shot, sometimes just one or two. The end of the day fishing got better and so did the drifts. We ended up with about 30 ke ... Read more »

November 18th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/18/15

Today, fishing was a total hack. We ended up catching only one striper. We read a little bit of bait and we read fish that came up on the boat at times, they just did not want to cooperate.  DUE TO THE WEATHER, WE ... Read more »

November 17th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/17/15

This morning, we had winds out of the northeast up to 25 knots and the ocean was rough. Everyone had a tough morning and fishing was bad. We read the fish, they just didn’t bite. As the day went on and the winds st ... Read more »

November 16th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/16/15

We fished south of our inlet this morning and it was a FULL ON STRIPER SLAUGHTER ALL DAY LONG! We caught all big stripers with only a couple throwbacks.  Some customers caught over 10 fish, only keeping what’s ... Read more »

November 15th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/15/15

Today was a very good day striper fishing.  We started fishing just north of our inlet and continued to the south with excellent results. There was a lot of bird life and bass breaking all over the top. We were able ... Read more »

May 22nd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/22/15

This morning, we fished at the south end of Belmar on the beach. We had real good jigging on 8-14 lb blues in the morning and there were plenty of bunkers around. In the mid afternoon,  the stripers started to bite ... Read more »

May 21st, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/21/15

After Coast Guard Inspection on Monday, and not sailing the past few days due to the weather, it was great to get out today. We fished just outside of Shark River Inlet and there was a big area of bunkers up all day. We ... Read more »

May 7th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/08/15

Today, we fished out front of our inlet. We stopped on piles of bunker on top with fish feeding on them. We jigged some blues with ava 27’s & 47’s, plain and tailed, and picked away on some drifts. Once t ... Read more »

May 5th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/05/15

This morning, we had super fishing north of our inlet. The fish were chasing bunkers and there was good jig fishing on Ava 27’s, 47’s and crocodiles. Blues ranged anywhere from 6-17 lbs with a few nice stripe ... Read more »

May 4th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/05/15

After having a great weekend of fishing, today was terrible. We read and saw plenty of fish, along with bait, they just didn't want to cooperate. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ge ... Read more »

May 3rd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/05/15

Today, we had another excellent day of blue fishing. We had really good readings and nice long drifts. We caught a mixed size of 4-8 lb blues all day on jigs, crocs, plain & tailed 47's. Our pool winner was a three w ... Read more »

April 30th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/30/15

Yesterday and today, was another groundhog day. Fishing is still very slow. We did end up with one keeper striper today. It’s been a slow start to the season and it can only get better from here.  *** DUE TO ... Read more »

April 27th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/27/15

Over the weekend and today, fishing has been tough. We fished everywhere jigging and clamming to no avail.  After our striper slaughter a week ago we thought fishing would be good by now but they just haven’t ... Read more »

April 23rd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/23/15

This morning, due to the winds and lack of customers we did not sail. Interested in an extra keeper? Get your bonus tag here.  Get your Miss Belmar t-shirts now! We have both long and short sleeves in black, indig ... Read more »

April 22nd, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/23/15

This morning, we couldn’t find life so we headed North of our inlet. We started reading by the rocks, saw some life and there was still bait in the area but the fish just didn’t want to cooperate. Interested ... Read more »

April 19th, 2015

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/20/15

Saturday morning, we fished up inside the bay and it didn’t produce. We ended up with a handful of fish with no keepers. On the other hand, it was a beautiful day on the ocean and we would like to thank our Veteran ... Read more »

December 15th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/15/14

Striper and blue season is officially over. We will resume sailing daily when the mackerel show up, which will hopefully be at the end of this month. If you have any questions in the interim, please feel free to give us ... Read more »

December 5th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/14

Due to the weather, we have not sailed for the past few days. We will be sailing tomorrow morning, weather permitting. SCHEDULE UPDATE: We are sailing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for stripers from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 ... Read more »

November 30th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/14

This morning, we started out 10 miles north of our inlet and fishing was great. There was a lot of action and some caught up to 15-20 fish, however, they were all short so we had to throw them back. By the end of the day ... Read more »

November 29th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/04/14

Today, we had very good striper fishing. We started off 18 miles north and picked away at the stripers. We ended up picking away at over 60 stripers keeping only on and there were no blues around. Our pool was Steven Bro ... Read more »

November 25th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/25/14

After having an excellent day of fishing on Sunday, today was a total hack. We search everywhere and not a fish was caught. As far as tomorrow goes, we will not be sailing due to heavy winds out of the north east. If y ... Read more »

November 24th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/24/14

Unfortunately due to the weather, we did not sail today.*** We will be having a special Thanksgiving Day trip departing at 6:00 a.m. and returning at 12:00 p.m. Reservations are required. Please call (732) 681-0030 or (7 ... Read more »

November 23rd, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/24/14

This morning, we continued fishing out north and we slaughtered the blues! It was super fishing from the start and we caught blues on ava’s & crocs up to 12 lbs. We also had quite a few throwback stripers and a ... Read more »

November 22nd, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/24/14

Today, we fished north of our inlet and it was very slow. We had some throw back stripers and a couple of blues. It was tough fishing all around.*** We will be having a special Thanksgiving Day trip departing at 6:00 a.m ... Read more »

November 13th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/13/14

This morning, we continued fishing out north of our inlet. We saw and read plenty of stripers and blues but they just did not want to bite. We ended up with some blues and a handful of stripers. It was a tough day. Once ... Read more »

November 12th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/13/14

Today, we fished out north of Shark River Inlet. We had blues right away with stripers mixed in, along with throwbacks. There were plenty of readings, but we were only able to pick at the stripers. At times, we had good ... Read more »

November 11th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/11/14

  This morning, we continued fishing out East of Shark River Inlet. We had a few stripers on first thing with some throwbacks. We saw plenty of blues and read plenty of stripers, however, they did not want to coope ... Read more »

November 10th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/14

This morning, we continued fishing North of our inlet with astounding results! We caught blues and stripers, and at times it was super fishing. Numerous anglers onboard limited out. Ava 47’s, plain & tailed, an ... Read more »

November 9th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/14

Over the weekend, we fished North of Shark River Inlet. We caught blues and stripers, with a lot of throw back stripers and only a few keepers. We had good shots and some drifts we picked away. The blues ranged anywhere ... Read more »

November 7th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/14

This morning, it was very, very windy. We saw and read plenty of blues and stripers and saw them on top, unfortunately, they did not want to cooperate today. There are still plenty of stripers around and coming off the f ... Read more »

November 5th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/06/14

This morning, there were scattered blues with an occasional striper mixed in. It was a slow morning so we decided to take a ride towards the end of the day. We found fish amongst the bunkers and the stripers started to b ... Read more »

November 4th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/05/14

This morning, striper fishing was still bad. We caught a few stripers and picked at the blues. Overall, it was very slow. Hopefully by tomorrow fishing will be good again.  Sailing daily for stripers and blues from ... Read more »

November 3rd, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/05/14

The winds from over the weekend made for terrible fishing today. Not a single boat caught a fish. Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Interested in an extra keeper? Get your bonus tag here. ... Read more »

October 31st, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/31/14

This morning, we fished out North of our inlet with really good results. We had stripers on immediately using 47’s, crocs & 67’s. We had quite a few fish on numerous drifts with blues mixed in. The later ... Read more »

October 30th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/31/14

This morning, Captain Lenny reported that around noon he already had a couple dozen stripers on the boat. Fishing got off to a good start and we picked at stripers up to 35 lbs on numerous drifts throughout the morning. ... Read more »

October 28th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/28/14

This morning, we continued fishing in the same area where we have been. We saw plenty of fish, and picked on some drifts, and caught stripers up to 27 lbs. The bite was not as good as it was yesterday, however, there are ... Read more »

October 27th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/27/14

When I spoke with Captain Lenny early this afternoon, he was slaughtering the stripers! He found them later this afternoon and so far he already had well over 30 keeper stripers up to 32 lbs and they were still catching ... Read more »

May 15th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/15/14

This morning, the fog hampered our efforts and it was slow, although, we did manage to catch a handful of blues and a few stripers between 15-20 lbs. Captain Lenny got a call in the afternoon and he ran up a little furth ... Read more »

May 11th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/11/14

This morning, we headed  out to the North. We had some action on stripers but lost them at the boat. We caught some blues up to 9 lbs with the high hook, Nikolai, with 4. Gold diamond jigs worked best. Today was a b ... Read more »

May 7th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/07/14

Due to all the heavy rain coming tomorrow, we will not be sailing. We will definitely begin sailing daily for stripers and blues this Friday, May 9th, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing every ... Read more »

May 1st, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/01/14

As you know, the Miss Belmar Princess has been in the boat yard undergoing it’s annual routine maintenance and Coast Guard Inspection. In addition, we also made all kinds of upgrades with new air conditioning and h ... Read more »

April 15th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/15/14

Now that the very long cold winter we had is over, we are ready to get back to fishing! Currently, both of our vessels are in the boat yard undergoing  their annual routine maintenance and Coast Guard Inspection. Si ... Read more »

April 11th, 2014

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/11/14

Due to the very long and cold winter we had, we are getting a later start to fishing than we expected. The water temperature is still only 40 degrees, which is too cold for the fish. There have been a few boats out and t ... Read more »

December 5th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/06/13

We started out the day in pea soup fog with a nice group of people and went out 3 miles to the East where we left off yesterday. We stopped the boat on some readings and immediately had fish on with some short stripers, ... Read more »

December 4th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/04/13

Today, we had super, super fishing! There were plenty of readings paved along the bottom with nice long drifts that lasted 30-45 minutes where we had 5-8 fish on at a time. We ended the day north of shark river inlet on ... Read more »

December 3rd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/04/13

This morning, we fished north of Shark River Inlet with plenty of action on stripers. There were fish on top and fish stacked all on the bottom. We had nice long drifts and no lack of fish, however, all the fish we caugh ... Read more »

December 2nd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/13

Over the weekend, there was plenty of life and a  lot  of action on throwbacks. Ava’s & crocs worked best. This morning, we fished up north in the channels where we had acres and acres of bird life w ... Read more »

November 29th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/29/13

This morning, we started out north of our inlet. We had plenty of action, although they were mostly all throwbacks. At the very end of the day we caught a handful of keeper stripers, along with some throwbacks, just sout ... Read more »

November 26th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/26/13

This morning, we fished just outside of our inlet. There were plenty of readings with an occasional fish on top. We had quite a few throwbacks and stripers up to 25 lbs. When I spoke with Captain Lenny at 12:00 p.m. almo ... Read more »

November 23rd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/26/13

This morning, we fished to the North and caught a good amount of shorts with some keeper stripers mixed in on each drift. We made a few moves and continued catching more keepers with shorts mixed in. At the very end of t ... Read more »

November 22nd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/22/13

This morning, we continued fishing south. We read the fish really, really good on nice long drifts, but we would only catch an occasional striper or blue. There are no lack of fish, they just still aren’t cooperati ... Read more »

November 21st, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/21/13

Yesterday and today, we fished south of our inlet. There were plenty of readings, and at times, there were fish on top. We picked a few on each drift and occasionally a handful on some drifts. The stripers were 12-20 lbs ... Read more »

November 18th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/19/13

Unfortunately, we did not sail this morning due to the weather.  Sailing daily for stripers and blues from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weather permitting. With Miss Belmar's 3 engines and a total of 2,100 horsepow ... Read more »

November 17th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/19/13

We continued fishing south of our inlet this morning. We saw some scattered bird life and read bait in different places. Made a few drifts and picked a couple keeper stripers on each drift. There was a lot of boat traffi ... Read more »

November 16th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/19/13

This morning, we headed south and picked away at stripers with 5-8 lb blues mixed in. There was no wind or current and a lot of boat traffic which affected the fishing. We saw plenty of fish and bird life but overall, it ... Read more »

November 14th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/15/13

Due to bad weather, we did not sail on Tuesday & Wednesday and it sure was nice to get back to fishing today! We fished outside of Shark River Inlet to the North. There was plenty of life around and we caught striper ... Read more »

November 11th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/11/13

This morning, we fished outside of our inlet and to the North. We saw plenty of bird life and fish rolling on the top. We picked away at the blues and stripers on each drift and at times they would come up under the boat ... Read more »

November 10th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/13

Yesterday, we headed to the South. There was a lot of boat traffic which made for some tough fishing. We read the blues good and at best, we picked at some drifts. The fish did not want to cooperate, especially the strip ... Read more »

November 8th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/08/13

We fished South of our inlet this morning catching blues pretty good on some drifts, with a couple stripers mixed in. Later in the morning, we took a little ride down south and had tremendous bird play and a few fish on ... Read more »

November 6th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/13

This morning, we started off North of our inlet. It started out slow, and then we eventually read the fish, with decent readings at times. We picked stripers up to 30 lbs on most drifts. Ava's plain, tailed, silver & ... Read more »

November 5th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/05/13

Over the weekend, we fished North and just outside of our inlet. We caught blues and saw quite a few stripers, however, they did not want to cooperate. It was tough fishing. Our pool winner on Saturday was James Wilson f ... Read more »

October 30th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/30/13

This morning, we jigged along the beach. We saw plenty of readings, however, the fish just did not want to cooperate with us today. We ended up catching small blues and weak fish.  Sailing daily from 7:30 a.m. - 2: ... Read more »

October 29th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/29/13

Due to the bad weather this morning, we fished locally just up North all along the beach. It was a tough day of fishing all around for everyone. We ended the day with a handful of big blues, about a dozen smaller blues a ... Read more »

October 28th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/28/13

This morning, we headed 49 miles way up to the North East, staying with in the 3 mile limit to get to the fish. There was plenty of bird life and readings along with really good drifts where we picked away, and at times ... Read more »

October 22nd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/23/13

This morning, we had real good blue fishing at times on 14-18 lb blues with some drifts lasting for a mile or so, and some we picked away at. There were no lack of readings and there was plenty of fish stacked up off the ... Read more »

October 21st, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/23/13

This morning, we jigged about a dozen stripers first thing and it didn’t last so we ran up to the rocks and had some good blue fishing with stripers mixed in.  Our pool winner was Frank Pogue from Willingboro ... Read more »

October 20th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/23/13

This morning, we started off to the North where we have been fishing. We then made a move much further North and it was a full on slaughter on both stripers and jumbo blues. We ended up with well over 100 keeper stripers ... Read more »

October 15th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/15/13

We fished North of our inlet, on the beach North of Sea Bright, with fantastic results! We picked away at 10-15 lb blues and caught stripers up to 22 lbs on jigs. There was plenty of bird life and decent readings. It was ... Read more »

June 28th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/28/13

Once again, Captain Lenny continued to fish north of our inlet this morning. Did some looking around and jigged a few small blues along with a couple of jumbo blues up to 15 lbs. The bird life then disappeared so we went ... Read more »

May 31st, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/31/13

Captain Lenny reported that fishing was EXCELLENT this morning north of our inlet. We were catching fish from the moment we started until we headed home. We jigged all day in a number of different areas on nice, long dri ... Read more »

May 29th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/30/13

Today, Captain Scotty picked right back up and headed North. Quickly found some bunker and it was easy to catch bait this morning. Went for a ride and made several stops to no avail. Saw a few readings and not much of an ... Read more »

May 28th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/30/13

Today, Captain Lenny continued fishing North. There were acres and acres of bunker and he snagged plenty. Then he went to the rocks and caught jumbo blues up to 13 lbs on crocs, ava 47's & bunker. Our pool winner was ... Read more »

May 26th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/30/13

Over Memorial Day weekend, Captain Lenny jigged fish North of our inlet. The latter part of the weekend it lasted about an hour and a half and it changed with the tide. We ended up catching some stripers and 3-4 lb blues ... Read more »

May 24th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/24/13

I spoke with Captain Scotty around 10:00 a.m. this morning and he said they had caught a couple nice keeper stripers so far. He also said it is starting to get nasty out so we are cancelling tonight's trip, as well as, t ... Read more »

May 21, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/21/13

This morning, Captain Lenny continued fishing North of our inlet and found acres and acres of bunker on top. Midday, we picked a few fish amongst them. At one point, the fish came on top splashing and chasing the bunkers ... Read more »

May 19th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/20/13

This morning, Captain Lenny continued fishing in the same area. We picked away on blues and we caught 2 keeper fluke on jigs. Sailing daily from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 4:00 p. ... Read more »

May 18th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/20/13

Today, Captain Lenny fished North of our inlet. There were fish on top and plenty of readings. We picked away at the blues on nice long drifts all day. Our pool winner was Brian Henderson from Philadelphia, PA with a 25 ... Read more »

May 16th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/16/13

This morning, Captain Lenny headed North of our inlet. He saw plenty of bait and read the fish, unfortunately, they just did not want to cooperate today. Fishing was terrible. On a positive note, it can only get better f ... Read more »

May 14, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/14/13

This morning, Captain Lenny headed NE of our inlet. He snagged plenty of bunker and then proceeded North. There was plenty of action today with the blues. The bunker got killed by all the blues that invaded us today. Fis ... Read more »

May 13, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/13/13

This morning, Captain Lenny continued fishing North of our inlet. It was a cold day and the wind was blowing hard. He read plenty of bunker and fish at times. Ended up catching a couple keeper stripers and had some throw ... Read more »

May 12, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/13/13

Today, Captain Scotty fished North of our inlet looking for jig fish which turned out to be unsuccessful. He anchored up and started clamming. Caught a couple keeper stripers, some shorts and a keeper blue. He then made ... Read more »

May 11, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/12/13

This morning, Captain Lenny headed North of our inlet. We finally had some good fishing today. We picked away at the stripers, and at times, we had 2-3 on at a time. Several limits and bonus tags were had. By the end of ... Read more »

May 10th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/10/13

This morning, Captain Lenny fished North of our inlet. He saw plenty of bunker and fish amongst them, however, they just didn’t want to cooperate. We caught a couple stripers on jigs and live line bunker. Overall, ... Read more »

May 9th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/09/13

Due to inclement weather, we have not sailed the past couple of days. The forecast is looking beautiful starting tomorrow and we will resume our normal schedule for stripers every day from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and agai ... Read more »

May 7th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/07/13

Captain Lenny fished North up along the beach today. He said it was slow fishing but definitely an improvement over what it has been. Jigs, crocs and clams all worked today.  Sailing daily for stripers from 7:30 a. ... Read more »

May 6th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/07/13

Captain Lenny fished North over the weekend and today. He read plenty of fish and bunkers, and the fish even came under the boat at times, they just did not want to cooperate. It was most likely due to the strong East wi ... Read more »

May 3rd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/03/13

Captain Lenny continued to fish North of our inlet today. We were able to pick stripers on some drifts, and on one of the drifts the fish came up on top and we were able to get a shot at them. In the afternoon, the bunke ... Read more »

May 2nd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/02/13

Captain Lenny started off North of our inlet today. The first half of the day we were picking at stripers amongst the bunkers. We read them very well at times along with seeing them slash through the bunkers. Fish were c ... Read more »

May 1st, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/01/13

This morning, we were unable to get out until 9:30 a.m. because the bridge was broken. Once it was fixed, Captain Lenny then headed North. He read plenty of fish and bait very well, unfortunately, the fish did not want t ... Read more »

April 30th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/01/13

Captain Lenny headed out North of our inlet today with a handful of people on-board. When I spoke with him at 10:00 a.m. it was already a full on slaughter! They had 20 keeper stripers and some throwbacks, all jigging. B ... Read more »

April 26th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/26/13

Captain Lenny started out this morning North of our inlet. When I spoke with him at noon today, he already had over a dozen keeper stripers with at least 20 throwbacks, with only a handful of people on-board. There is a ... Read more »

April 22nd, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/22/13

Captain Lenny headed out East this past weekend. He saw bunker readings and snagged some, along with reading the stripers very well in a lot of different areas, they just didn't want to bite. On Saturday, the water tempe ... Read more »

April 15th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/15/13

Captain Lenny headed out East this past weekend. He said he saw improvement with bait, however, still no stripers. We were 1 of 3 boat's out and no one caught a thing. The good news is that the water temperature is up fr ... Read more »

March 30th, 2013

posted in "Striped Bass" on 03/30/13

Captain Alan headed out East this morning. He read bait and unfortunately, there were no stripers around yesterday or today. Just some dog fish and we caught some cod. We were 1 of 3 boats out today looking for stripers ... Read more »

December 13th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/13/12

Today, Captain Alan started off to the north. There was plenty of bird life, however, with the northeast winds we were drifting really fast which made it hard to catch the fish. By the end of the day we ended up with a c ... Read more »

December 9th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/10/12

This morning, Captain Lenny started off north of our inlet up near the Highlands. Fishing started off slow and got better as the day went on. By mid afternoon we had good bird life with the fish on top. We had a few drif ... Read more »

December 8th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/10/12

This morning, Captain Lenny reported we had good fishing in the morning on the first few drifts producing over a couple dozen keepers in the boat. We caught t a few more in the afternoon and then it slowed down. We saw p ... Read more »

December 7th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/07/12

This morning, Captain Alan fished north of our inlet. He reported there was plenty of action with the small stripers but not many keepers. At times, there were even some double headers. By the end of the day we ended up ... Read more »

December 4th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/04/12

This morning, Captain Lenny fished north of our inlet again. He initially saw plenty of bird life and readings to stop on. The first drift produced a couple keepers and some throwbacks. Then, fishing slowed down as the d ... Read more »

December 3rd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/03/12

This morning, Captain Lenny fished north of our inlet. There were large areas of bird life with plenty of readings. The fish were stacked up under the boat 40’ thick at times. We started picking right away as soon ... Read more »

December 2nd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/02/12

This morning, Captain Lenny fished north of our inlet. We started off catching fish immediately despite the fog. Once it broke, we caught fish even better. We had great fishing and plenty of action today on both readings ... Read more »

December 1st, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/01/12

We got out this morning and the NE winds made for nasty weather so Captain Lenny decided to turn around and go home. We gave everyone their money back and called it a day. Tomorrow, we are going to have beautiful weather ... Read more »

November 30th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/01/12

I got a call from Captain Scotty around 11:00 a.m. who reported he had over 50 stripers caught, with some keepers and some being throwbacks, and more than a couple dozen blue fish, with a small group of our great custome ... Read more »

November 27th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/27/12

As you know, fishing has been terrible in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the Nor'easter. We are happy to report that we are now starting to see life come back with the blues and stripers with more and more bait mov ... Read more »

November 15th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/15/12

Captain Lenny reported that fishing was terrible again today. He fished north, south and east and there was nothing. He put a lot of miles in today and couldn't find readings or bait. Hopefully it will get better in the ... Read more »

November 12th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/12/12

Captain Lenny reported fishing was on the slow side today. We picked at the blues on a couple of drifts with a handful of keeper stripers. We read fish very well, good at times. They just did not want to cooperate. Hopef ... Read more »

November 11th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/12/12

Today, Captain Lenny fished south of our inlet. Fishing slightly improved over yesterday. We picked away at a handful of stripers and 8-14 lb blues. Our pool winner was Ed McAtee from Forked River, NJ with a 15 lb blue.& ... Read more »

November 10th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/12/12

Today, Captain Alan reported fishing was terrible. It was our first day back fishing after the hurricane and it was no good for anyone. We ended up with a few blues by days end. Sailing daily from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. ... Read more »

November 8th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/08/12

After Hurricane Sandy blew through on October 29th, and the Nor'easter that came yesterday, we hope that everyone is somewhere safe and warm and getting back to their every day lives.     We would like to ... Read more »

November 2nd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/02/12

We would like to start by thanking everyone for all of the phone calls, emails and support we have received since Hurricane Sandy hit. We truly appreciate everyone that has reached out to us. At some point tomorrow, the ... Read more »

October 26th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/26/12

This morning, Captain Scotty steamed up to the north where we have been fishing for the past few days. Found it kind of barren so we went searching.  Found some areas of fish and we picked a few blues and a couple s ... Read more »

October 25th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/25/12

This morning, Captain Lenny started off north of our inlet. We had a late start as there were problems with the Ocean Avenue bridge, but once we started fishing, we had some really good drifts with a mix of blues and str ... Read more »

October 24th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/24/12

Captain Lenny started fishing north of our inlet today. There were plenty of good readings from the start and we ended up catching jumbo blues ranging from 8-14 lbs. Both Ava 27's & 47's worked great, along with croc ... Read more »

October 23rd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/23/12

Captain Lenny fished inshore today just north of our inlet with great results. There were plenty of readings and fish on top. The blues ranged anywhere from 7-14 lbs with stripers up to 25 lbs. Numerous limits were had w ... Read more »

May 14th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/14/12

This morning, Captain Lenny was catching the blues real good just a little over 3 1/2 miles from our inlet. We then went a little further offshore catching more blues with an occasional striper which we had to throw back ... Read more »

May 13th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/13/12

Yesterday mornings trip we caught the blues real good along with some stripers. The 4:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. trip was very successful with the blues. We caught them all on jigs but no stripers. We had a tough time finding b ... Read more »

May 10th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/10/12

Fishing started off slow this morning. We ran up the beach and didn't find anything so we made a move and ended up catching off the beach picking at some blues and a couple stripers on the rocks. There was plenty of bird ... Read more »

May 7th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/07/12

Saturday, fishing was decent catching some blues and a few stripers. Sunday, we caught the blues very well but no stripers.  Today, we started off finding bunkers outside of our inlet but they were too hard to catch ... Read more »

May 3rd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/03/12

Captain Scotty took us north of our inlet today. It was very nasty out and we went with a small crowd. We saw bird life, read bait and saw some fish. On the first stop, Dick Skinner immediately caught a 34 lb striper. ... Read more »

May 2nd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/02/12

Horrible conditions have made fishing tough the past couple of days. We read plenty of fish but they didn't want to cooperate. We ended up with a striper and a couple dozen blues. Hopefully tomorrow will be a better day ... Read more »

April 30th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/30/12

Captain Lenny started off this morning catching the blues really good with an occasional striper. The fish were on top chasing live bait . 4 & 6 oz jigs worked well. Mid day, the stripers took over for awhile and ... Read more »

April 28th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/28/12

This morning, we fished up the line and caught a mix of stripers and blues on some really good drifts. We were able to stay with the stripers before they split too far offshore. We ran another couple of miles north up t ... Read more »

April 27th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/27/12

Captain Lenny took us NNE of our inlet along the beach today. We came across acres of bunker and spent 30 minutes catching it so we had live bait on-board. We then went back to where we have been having some really good ... Read more »

April 26th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/27/12

There is no other way to put it other than fishing today was terrible. Captain Scotty took the boat out today and we caught a dozen blues and 1 keeper striper. The weather and the SE winds were against us today and no on ... Read more »

April 25th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/25/12

Today, Captain Lenny took us 9 miles from our inlet. We started out stopping on scattered readings with fish swirling on top mixed in with lots of bait. The first 2-3 drifts we had good shots of the blues with some strip ... Read more »

April 19th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/19/12

Captain Scotty had excellent striper fishing in the morning. By noon he had over 35 keepers on-board. Then we had some slow drifts producing just a handful, to a few fish a drift. Then the bite was on again in the aft ... Read more »

April 18th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/18/12

The striper fishing was great this morning with a couple of excellent drifts producing more than 40 keepers in the a.m. alone. When the tide dropped out the fishing shut down and it became a very slow, to no bite, in the ... Read more »

Monday, April 16th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/18/12

I spoke with Captain Lenny earlier today and he had over 60 keeper's in the boat. Sounded like the fishing was better in the morning than this afternoon. They are still out in search of more stripers. We also are startin ... Read more »

April 13th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/13/12

Captain Lenny called us early this morning to let us know that the stripers are biting their heads off! The birds are diving everywhere and the stripers are breaking all over the top. At 9:00 a.m. this morning, we had o ... Read more »

April 12th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/12/12

Today, Captain Alan said it wasn't a good day. Fishing was very, very slow. He read and saw plenty of fish but they just did not want to cooperate. The weather is looking good for tomorrow and we are hoping for a better ... Read more »

April 10, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/11/12

Today, Captain Lenny reported that the first hour of the morning they had some nice shots of stripers and then it slowed down. They had a couple here and there the rest of the day. The pool winner was a tie between Phil ... Read more »

April 8th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/09/12

After an excellent week of fishing last week, the weekend ended up being terrible. We read the fish and saw plenty of them, unfortunately, they just did not want to bite. It was such a shame for so many nice customers th ... Read more »

April 5th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/05/12

Captain Alan reported we fished 3-5 miles from our inlet today. It was a slow start this morning as it has been the past few days. We saw readings and caught a few stripers, then when mid-day came, the bite was on! There ... Read more »

April 4th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/04/12

This morning, Captain Lenny reported we got off to a slow start. The first half of the day it took awhile to find the fish. We read them really good but they would not stay with us or under the boat. So, we made a few mo ... Read more »

April 3rd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/03/12

Captain Lenny reported we had another excellent day of fishing! We fished just North of our inlet. There was plenty of bird life and gannets working on bait. The fish were spread out and we fished in numerous area's. ... Read more »

April 2nd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 04/03/12

Due to high winds and nasty conditions, we did not sail on Saturday. We got out yesterday and the fish did not want to cooperate. It was most likely due to the bottom being turned up from the bad weather over the weekend ... Read more »

March 24th, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 03/24/12

I spoke with Captain Lenny at about 10:30 am. and he said that striper fishing is red hot! We already had over 30 keepers on-board and by the end of the day we had over 45 keeper stripers with many limiting out. We're ... Read more »

January 2nd, 2012

posted in "Striped Bass" on 01/03/12

Today was our last striper trip until the fall of 2012. We will tie up for the rest of this week and then the MACK EXPRESS will start  this Saturday! MISS BELMAR MACKEREL EXPRESS will begin this Saturday, January ... Read more »

December 30th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/30/11

Captain Lenny reported we fished 10 miles north of our inlet. It started off slow for most of the day until mid-day. We got a report of fish down the beach and we ran there and were able to get a shot of fish and had n ... Read more »

December 27th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/27/11

Monday, we sailed with a light crowd. We fished to the north approximately 5 miles from our inlet and had immediate bird life and fish play. We caught a couple dozen shorts, a few keeper stripers and a few keeper blues. ... Read more »

December 13th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/13/11

Today, Captain Scotty reported we had a nice crowd for a beautiful Tuesday in December. We went back to where we left off on Sunday and saw a ton of bird life. Caught some keeper stripers, some shorts, and lots of blues. ... Read more »

December 12th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/12/11

We did not get to post over the weekend, however, the fishing was very good! With the stripers we had both keepers and throwbacks and lots of blues. Sunday it was a little slower due to the conditions. We are definite ... Read more »

December 9th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/09/11

We had another day of excellent striper & bluefishing today aboard Miss Belmar! We started out where we left off on Monday and had 3-4 spectacular drifts where we caught some stripers, shorts and blues. When that die ... Read more »

December 5th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 12/05/11

Today, Captain Scotty took us 10 miles from our inlet. Fishing today was better than it has been the last few days. We had a couple dozen people on-board and read the fish immediately. We picked away at the stripers, som ... Read more »

November 28th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/28/11

Thanksgiving Day we had good fishing with over 50 keeper stripers and blues mixed in. Friday and Saturday we had many shots of fish with some limiting out. Fishing would have  been a lot better if we did not have to ... Read more »

November 22nd, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/22/11

Captain Lenny reported fishing was like the weather today, tough. The wind was out of the East which shut the fish down from what it has been the last 2 weeks. We managed to catch a couple keeper stripers on each drift w ... Read more »

November 18th 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/18/11

Today, Captain Lenny reported it was a good day of fishing aboard Miss Belmar. We started off with a pick at times on the stripers with the drifts getting better as the morning progressed. Some drifts we had shots of 3-5 ... Read more »

November 15th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/15/11

Over the weekend, the fishing conditions were not that good. With high winds and rough seas it made it very hard to catch fish due to a fast drift. Even with the tough conditions a few customers caught their limits but o ... Read more »

November 10th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/11/11

Today, Captain Lenny Forsyth reported we fished 10 miles of our inlet. We were able to pick away on the stripers on all drifts, some were better than others, and we had shots of 3-4 stripers on at a time on some of th ... Read more »

November 9th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/10/11

Captain Lenny Forsyth reported we had  another gorgeous day aboard Miss Belmar Princess! We fished a little closer today, 10 miles of the inlet. We had a two and a half hour drift in the morning where we were abl ... Read more »

November 8th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/08/11

Captain Lenny Forsyth reported it was a gorgeous day fishing today! We could not have asked for a nicer fall day. We ended up fishing in the same place we have been for the last week. There were plenty of fish around on ... Read more »

November 7th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/11

Today, Captain Lenny Forsyth reported it was a nice day of striper fishing aboard Miss Belmar Princess! Picked away on the stripers on each drift and had shots of 7-8 fish on at a time. There was plenty of bird life ... Read more »

November 6th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/07/11

We had the BEST striper fishing of the season so far yesterday with over 200 keepers, no, that is NOT a misprint, and over 50 throw back keepers. Every person on-board caught their limit and many threw a lot of keepers o ... Read more »

November 5th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/06/11

Captain Dave Shinn reported we had EXCELLENT striper fishing today for the third day in a row! Many customers limited out and got their extra bonus tag credit. We ended up with over 60 keeper stripers and quite a lot of ... Read more »

November 4th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/04/11

Captain Lenny Forsyth reported we had super striper fishing aboard Miss Belmar Princess today! There were plenty of fish on top along with readings. We caught fish on all drifts and some we were able to stay on for awhil ... Read more »

November 2nd, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 11/02/11

Today, Captain Scotty Gold reported we fished 9 miles North of our inlet. We saw lots of bird life and fish splashing. We stopped on top of the fish and only caught a couple each time. It was a tough morning and we only ... Read more »

October 31st, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 10/31/11

Today, Captain Lenny Forsyth reported it was a super day of fishing aboard Miss Belmar Princess! We fished NE of our inlet and worked South ending out East of our inlet by the end of the day. The bluefishing was super wi ... Read more »

June 6th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/07/11

Big bass bonanza on Monday! We crushed the stripers and the boat limited out. We snagged plenty of bunker and fished along the beach catching 30-46 lb stripers all day long. Our pool winner was 46.8 lb striper! ... Read more »

June 2nd, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/02/11

We picked away at some big stripers today losing more than we caught. The wind played a big factor as we were drifting at 1.5 - 1.7 knots but did manage to put fish on the boat and catch plenty of bunker. Our pool winne ... Read more »

June 1st, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/02/11

Today was a slow day of fishing due to SE winds at 20-25 knots. It made for choppy weather and bad conditions. We snagged plenty of bunker and fished on them all day. We caught a few nice sized stripers and lost some. Th ... Read more »

May 31st, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 06/01/11

It was a slow weekend for stripers and blues. A lot of boat traffic. We were catching blues offshore at night and yesterday. Today, however, was a big bass bonanza! We stayed on the beach and snagged bunker for our custo ... Read more »

May 25th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/25/11

Fantastic weather today along with a big improvement over the last few days. We were able to catch some nice sized cow bass and snagged lots of bunkers for customers to use. Picked away on numerous drifts and are reading ... Read more »

May 23rd, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/23/11

We caught 4 stripers first thing this morning on live bunkers and jigged a few blues. Read plenty of fish around and lot's of good bait, however, the fish just weren't cooperating. The weather is looking good for tomorro ... Read more »

May 19th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/19/11

Now that the storm has passed we will go from feeling the blues to catching the blues! We will be sailing again tomorrow for 3/4 day stripers and blues from 7:30am - 2:30pm. We are also going out for night blues this Fri ... Read more »

May 17th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/17/11

Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather we did not sail today and it looks like we will not be going out tomorrow either. We hope the weather get's better and we can go out on Thursday. ... Read more »

May 16th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/16/11

Fishing was terrible over the weekend. The fish were not cooperating at all. We went out again today and they still weren't biting. It's been very tough with the storm coming through and we hope to be cathing them real g ... Read more »

May 13th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/13/11

We picked and plucked away today catching 4-12 pound blues with some stripers all spread out over a nice area. Fish on top and also working on readings. Weather was great with plenty of fish around. Our pool winner toda ... Read more »

May 12th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/12/11

Excellent fishing today. The slaughter continues for stripers and blues. Catching 8-12 lb blues with big bass mixed in. Plenty of action and limits. Nice long drifts and the fish are stacked top to bottom under the boat ... Read more »

May 11th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/11/11

Blues are in! Big alligator blues hitting croc's, jigs, toppers and anything else you throw at them. Stomping on bird life with plenty of fish stacked mid water down to the bottom. Customer's dropping down or casting out ... Read more »

May 10th, 2011

posted in "Striped Bass" on 05/11/11

Great day! By 8:15 we had stripers stacked like cords of wood all on readings close to the inlet. We already had 20 keepers and some limited. Fish were on top chasing bunkers and were bigger than usual. Excellent fishing ... Read more »

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