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Report Archive for "Mackerel"

January 9th, 2016

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/09/17

Friday, mackerel fishing was slow. We picked on some drifts and had stringers of 3-4, and some drifts we had none. Some patrons had a couple dozen at the end of the day. Overall, it was slow for our first day mackerel fi ... Read more »

January 6th, 2017

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/06/17

Today, fishing got off to a slow start. We picked at small to medium mackerel with some large ones in the mix. We had some nice long drifts and some patrons had a couple dozen at the end of the day. Overall, it was a slo ... Read more »

February 1st, 2016

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/01/16

Hi everyone! I just came back from vacation and I want to let you know what’s been going on while I was away. A couple commercial boats and party boats have been out in search of mackerel and came up empty handed. ... Read more »

January 15th, 2015

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/15/15

Mackerel season is over everyone. We are going to tie up until the spring and put on a fresh coat of paint, along with making some other improvements. Thank you all for a great season and we will see you again in the spr ... Read more »

January 5th, 2015

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/05/15

Saturday morning, we fished for mackerel and herring. The herring was good and we caught a few handfuls of mackerel. Hopefully by this weekend it will be better as they are just moving in. Sunday morning, we did not sai ... Read more »

January 29th, 2014

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/29/14

It's been several weeks that we have been waiting for the mackerel and unfortunately, they never showed up this year so fishing season for us is officially over until the spring. We are going to the boat yard to get our ... Read more »

January 9th, 2014

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/09/14

With the arctic freeze now behind us, we are happy to report that we will be sailing for mackerel tomorrow, Friday, January 10th, 2014 with an early start of 7:00 A.M. Please feel free to give us a call at (732) 681-0030 ... Read more »

January 2nd, 2014

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/02/14

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Due to the weather, we have not sailed the past few days and we definitely will not be sailing tomorrow with the storm coming in. We hope to resume our normal schedule for mackerel on Saturday, Jan ... Read more »

February 1st, 2013

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/01/13

We have been patiently waiting and the mackerel still are not here yet. As soon as they are, we will resume our normal schedule. Until then, we will continue working on the boat preparing for the 2013 season.  We l ... Read more »

January 28th, 2013

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/28/13

I know it’s been a bit since I have posted a report. We have not been sailing due to the lack of mackerel. At this time last year we were catching them really good. Unfortunately, it has not been the case this year ... Read more »

January 10th, 2013

posted in "Mackerel" on 01/10/13

This morning, Captain Alan reported that we picked away on a few short drifts with some doubles and triples being caught, and one customer caught 4. The afternoon didn't get any better as the winds came up from the NW an ... Read more »

February 17th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/17/12

Today, we fished 25 miles east south east of our inlet. The fishing was good to decent. We had nice hour long drifts that lasted throughout the day. The conditions were just right. People were catching anywhere from 3/4 ... Read more »

February 15th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/15/12

Today, we fished over 20 miles east of our inlet. Fishing was good again with the average person filling a cooler full with a mix of mackerel, most of them being medium size. We had some wind today and caught some drifts ... Read more »

February 14th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/14/12

Today, we fished over 20 miles south east of our inlet, on the east side of the mud hole, with a handful of people. There were no lack of readings and we caught fish immediately every time we stopped, then the dog fish w ... Read more »

February 10th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/10/12

Captain Lenny went east of our inlet today with a nice crowd. We read plenty of fish and caught them on all drifts. It was a little bit of a slow drift in the morning. When we caught the breeze in the afternoon the fishi ... Read more »

February 8th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/09/12

Yesterday, Captain Lenny took us about 18 miles south east of our inlet. Once again, we caught buckets, coolers and garbage can's full of mackerel! There are plenty of readings and fish around and we are going to catch t ... Read more »

February 7th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/09/12

Today, Captain Scotty took us on a short ride approximately 18 miles ESE of our inlet. He found a drift in the morning that lasted 4 1/2 hours where we caught a good mix of small, medium and large mackerel. The fishing w ... Read more »

February 6th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/07/12

Captain Lenny took us 18 miles east of our inlet today. There were no lack of readings and we had some really nice drifts that lasted over an hour. We started catching mackerel real good with them being small to medium a ... Read more »

February 4th, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/04/12

Today, Captain Lenny took us 15 miles ESE of our inlet. We had yet another day of EXCELLENT mackerel fishing beating them up with people filling buckets, coolers and garbage cans. Whatever you had, you filled it! All the ... Read more »

February 2nd, 2012

posted in "Mackerel" on 02/03/12

We had a MACKEREL SLAUGHTER today! Capt Dave Shinn went 12 miles east of our inlet. All coolers, buckets and bags, whatever you were putting your fish in, were full. The mackerel were all medium to large. We have been ca ... Read more »

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