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Report Archive for April 2012

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 »

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