1January 6 Blackfish Plenty of limit catches on January 6 including Mike Buonacquista from Middletown, NJ with 10 keepers out of more than 30 Tog
2January 6 Blackfish Our pool fish on January 6 was 8½-pounds and caught by Park S. Jay from Palisades Park, NJ.
3January 6 Blackfish We had great weather and fishing on January 6.
4January 6 Blackfish Another nice Tog from January 6.
5January 9 Blackfish Steve Zaretsky from Monroe, NJ left his son Joel at home on January 9 and caught today's pool fish. (Last week, Joel took the pool.)
6January 9 Blackfish Rich Calabrese from Cresskill, NJ caught eight keepers on January 9.
7January 9 Blackfish Ben Santo from Keansburg, NJ had six nice fish on January 9.
8January 9 Blackfish Another nice pair of Blackfish from January 9.
9January 10 Blackfish Captain George got his limit on the first drop on January 10.
10January 10 Blackfish Bob Stemmler from Clifton, NJ won the pool on January 10 with this big Tog weighing just under 10 pounds.
11January 10 Blackfish Glen got this 9 pounder on January 10, but missed out on the pool.
12January 10 Blackfish Good fishing on January 10 for BIG Blackfish.
13January 10 Blackfish Good fishing on January 10 for BIG Blackfish.
14January 10 Blackfish A few Ling also came over the rails on January 10.
15January 10 Blackfish Good fishing on January 10 for BIG Blackfish.
16January 10 Blackfish Good fishing on January 10 for BIG Blackfish.
17January 11 Blackfish The pool winning Tog on January 11 weighed 11 pounds.
18January 11 Blackfish Cliff got this 10-pound Tog on January 11.
19January 11 Blackfish Joel was back with his dad Steve on January 11 and had the first limit catch early and some Ling.
20January 11 Blackfish Mario was on his first Blackfish trip on January 11 and had six keepers and that included these 8 and 9-pound fish.
21January 11 Blackfish January 11 was another good day with BIG Tog.
22January 11 Blackfish January 11 was another good day with BIG Tog.
23January 11 Cod This keeper Cod came over the rails on January 11.
24January 11 Blackfish Charlie Oh had six keepers on January 11 and won the pool.
25January 11 Blackfish Shorty Lewis got this double-header keeper Tog on January 11.
26January 11 Blackfish We fished late on January 11 and Carlo was glad since he got three keepers on the last drop.
27January 11 Blackfish A pretty angler and a big Tog on January 11.
28January 13 Blackfish Art Troccoli from South Brunswick, NJ won the pool on January 13 with this Tog.
29January 17 Blackfish Cliff Wolchzk from Edison, NJ caught the pool fish on January 11. Last week he had a 10-pound Tog and lost the pool.
30February 2 Cod Mike had our only Cod on February 2 and he took the pool with it.
31April 3 We brought the ANGLER back to Atlantic Highlands after our annual maintenance on April 3. This is the harbor as we were docking. Notice there are no private boat docks, just pilings.
32April 3 On the way back to Atlantic Highlands on April 3 we made one stop to see if there was any bottom life. We gave it a good shot, but only caught some horned dogs and here is Joey with the first dog.
33April 7 Cod On April 7, young David Hoffmann from Clifton, NJ caught his biggest fish ever, a beauty of a Cod and won his first pool.
34April 7 Blackfish Another angler with a personal best on April 7 was Carl Seifert from Martinsville, NJ with this 13½-pound Tog.
35April 7 Cod Billy got this keeper Cod on April 7.
36April 7 Blackfish Jose got this keeper Tog on April 7.
37April 7 Ling Timmy got four ling plus two keeper Togs on April 7.
38April 10 Blackfish Richie Engle from Fair Lawn, NJ got this 10-pound Tog on April 10 and won the pool.
39April 10 Ling Some anglers got some big Ling on April 10.
40April 10 Ling More big Ling from our April 10 trip.
41April 13 Ling Lupo managed 9 or 10 Ling and took the pool on April 13.
42April 14 Cod We did manage a couple of keeper Cod on April 14 with Mike Ozeransky from South Plainfield taking the pool with an 8 pounder.
43April 14 Cod Young Chris Kawalec from Linden, NJ had our first fish on board on April 14, which was also a keeper cod.
44April 15 Cod Big Rich from East Brunswick, NJ was our pool winner on April 15 with this nice Cod.
45April 15 Cod Vinny got this nice Cod on April 15.
46April 15 Cod Carlos caught this Cod on April 15.
47April 15 Cod Cod and Blackfish from our April 15 trip.
48April 16 Cod Jim Flori from Whitestone, NY took the pool on April 16 with this nice Cod.
49April 17 Blackfish On April 17, Rich Barrack from Warwick, NY had 9 or 10 Ling and got this pool winning Blackfish.
50April 17 Ling Adrian caught this slob Ling on April 17.
51April 17 Cod Alvin got this Cod on April 17.
52April 21 Blackfish Larry Gove from South Bound Brook, NJ loved the action on April 21. Larry caught about 20 Tog, but he only had one keeper. However, it was the right one and he won the pool.
53April 21 Striper On April 21, Mike the plumber was lucky and caught a Striped Bass just inside the 3-mile line. He also released our first Sea Bass of the spring.
54April 21 Blackfish and Ling Jose got this nice Tog and Ling combo on April 21.
55April 21 Cod This Cod came over the rails on April 21.
56May 7 Striped Bass Tom Augusta from Woodbridge, NJ had this limit catch on May 7 and won the won the pool.
57May 7 Striped Bass May 7 Striper.
58May 7 Striped Bass Another limit catch on May 7.
59May 7 Striped Bass A nice May 7 Striper.
60May 10 Striped Bass Bill Jackell from Mountain Top, PA was very glad he fished the Angler on May 10; he won a nice pool with this Striper.
61May 10 Striped Bass Steve 'Z-man' Zaretsky and his son Joel got their fair share of Stripers on May 10.
62May 10 Striped Bass More Stripers from our May 10 trip.
63May 11 Striped Bass As always, Jose Reyes did everything right on May 11 and had seven keepers plus the pool.
64May 11 Striped Bass Bob the Cook caught this Striper on May 11.
65May 11 Striped Bass Another Striper from May 11.
66May 13 Striped Bass Tom Van Winkle from Denville, NJ won the pool on May 13.
67May 13 Striped Bass Stripers on our May 13 trip.
68May 13 Striped Bass More Stripers from May 13.
69May 14 Striped Bass On May 14, this 22-pound pool fish came over the rails for Bill Gillerag from Bridgewater, NJ.
70May 14 Blackfish We also caught some Tog on our May 14 trip.
71May 14 There was a spooky ring around the sun on May 14. Just like a science fiction movie.
72May 14 Striped Bass May 14 Striper.
73May 14 Striped Bass Another Striper from our May 14 trip.
74May 15 Ling On May 15, Noel Westerlind from Leonardo, NJ took the pool with this Ling.
75May 16 Ling Art Steiger from Whiting, NJ won the pool on May 16 with this jumbo Ling.
76May 17 Cod Mike Terefenko from Port Monmouth, NJ took the pool on May 17 with this Cod.
77May 18 On Saturday, May 18 we had our 14th annual FISH WITH ME charter where we make five short trips taking out about 250 little kids who for the most part would never go fishing. What a blast seeing their excitement when they catch a fish, be it a Fluke, Sea Robin or Bluefish. The day was a big success with fish on every trip.
78May 19 Fluke Bob Pietrowicz got four keepers and the pool fish (close to 5 pounds) on May 19.
79May 19 Fluke Bob Pietrowicz's four keepers on May 19.
80May 21 Fluke Cigar Bob got this Fluke on May 21.
81May 21 Fluke May 21 Fluke
82May 21 Fluke May 21 Fluke
83May 21 Fluke May 21 Fluke
84May 21 Fluke May 21 Fluke
85May 21 Fluke May 21 Fluke
86May 23 Fluke On May 23, Tom Molan from Hamburg, PA took the pool with this 4-pound Fluke.
87May 23 Fluke Hank Stok from Elberon, NJ also had a nice fish on May 23.
88May 27 Fluke On May 27, Mike the plumber from South Plainfield, NJ took a nice pool with a Fluke around 5 pounds.
89May 27 Fluke This young lad got these fine Fluke on May 27.
90May 27 Fluke Another nice pair of Fluke from our May 27 trip.
91May 28 Fluke On May 28, Cigar Bob had his limit and won the pool with a 5-pound Fluke.
92May 28 Fluke Jim Custer left Brian home on May 28 and got his five fish limit.
93May 28 Fluke Even Steve 'Z-man' Zaretsky caught a Fluke on May 28.
94May 29 Fluke On May 29, Jim Kramer from Parsippany, NJ had our largest Fluke of the season at 6-pounds 2-ounces.
95May 29 Fluke Bob the cook had three keepers on our May 29 trip.
96May 29 Fluke This nice Fluke came also over the rails on our May 29 trip.
97May 30 Fluke Archie Stewart got these Fluke on May 30.
98May 30 Fluke
99May 30 Fluke Howard Manger from West Orange, NJ had four keeper Fluke on May 30. Howard's first Fluke weighed 5 pounds and held up all day for the pool.
100May 31 Fluke Freddy made this limit catch on May 31.
101May 31 Fluke Patrick made this limit catch on May 31.
102May 31 Fluke Vinny Vintastic had five keepers on May 31.
103June 1 Fluke Jose made this limit catch on June 1.
104June 1 Fluke Mike the plumber made this limit catch on June 1.
105June 1 Fluke On June 1, Rabindra Karmaker from Princeton Junction, NJ took the pool with a 5-pound Fluke.
106June 2 Fluke
107June 2 Fluke e
108June 2 Fluke Vinny was back on the ANGLER on June 2 and is the new leader in our Big Pool with this nice 6-pound 15-ounce Fluke.
109June 3 Fluke
110June 3 Fluke
111June 3 Fluke Kenny Reese from Stroudsburg, PA caught this 7-pound Fluke on June 3. It is our biggest Fluke of the year so far.
112June 4 Fluke On June 4, Bill Kress from Wayne, NJ won the daily pool with this Fluke over 5-pounds.
113June 4 Fluke
114June 4 Fluke
115June 4 Fluke
116June 4 Fluke
117June 4 Fluke Ray Slodowski from Toms River, NJ caught these Fluke on June 4.
118June 5 Fluke Archie Stewart caught this nice pair of Fluke on June 5.
119June 5 Fluke Russ Munroe had a limit catch on June 5 and the two of them went home with a jumbo bag of fillets.
120June 5 Fluke Susan Munro from Matawan, NJ took the pool on June 5 with this 6½-pound Fluke.
121June 6 Fluke 'Condo' Bob mad this limit catch on June 6.
122June 6 Fluke Ken Nicholas from Jamesburg, NJ caught the 5 plus pound pool winning Fluke on June 6.
123June 6 Fluke Shorty Lewis caught these nice Fluke on June 6.
124June 8 Fluke
125June 8 Fluke On June 8, Jay Kim from Bergen, NJ had his limit and that included this 5-pound pool fish.
126June 8 Fluke As usual, Mike the plumber also made a limit catch on June 8.
127June 9 Fluke
128June 9 Fluke
129June 9 Fluke Jose won the pool on June 9.
130June 11 Fluke Bruce (Frugal Fisherman) had his five fish limit on June 11.
131June 11 Fluke
132June 11 Fluke Tony Puzzo from Bridgewater, NJ won the pool on June 11.
133June 12 Fluke
134June 12 Fluke
135June 12 Fluke
136June 12 Fluke This Fluke and knucklehead Sea Bass came over the rails on June 12.
137June 15 Fluke
138June 15 Fluke Jose got these nice Fluke on June 15.
139June 15 Fluke On June 15, Rich Campanella from Toms River, NJ had three keepers and got the pool fish as our last fish of the day. It pays to hang in there until the three whistles blow.
140June 16 Fluke Happy Father's day! Brian 'Poppy' Gusman was High Hook on June 16 with six keepers on bait.
141June 16 Fluke Tom Lindemann from New Winslow, NY took the pool with on June 16 with thsi nice 5-pound Fluke.
142June 16 Fluke
143June 17 Fluke
144June 17 Fluke Ray Slodowski from Toms River, NJ took the pool on June 17 with this 6¾-pound Fluke.
145June 17 Fluke On June 17, Vince Peters from Union, NJ had a limit catch and two of his Fluke weighed over 5 pounds.
146June 18 Fluke Archie Stewart poses with a pair of nice Fluke on June 18.
147June 18 Fluke Bill Zwirko from Clifton, NJ added another pool to his credit on June 18 with this 5½-pound Fluke.
148June 18 Fluke
149June 19 Fluke
150June 19 Fluke
151June 19 Fluke Janice was the first lady to win a pool this year and she did it with this nice 6-pound Fluke on June 19. She had a hot hand and had three keepers on the first drift before the other boats arrived on the grounds.
152June 20 Fluke We did have some nice fish on June 20 with Bill Gilleran from Bridgewater, NJ winning the pool with this 6-pound Fluke.
153June 20 Fluke
154June 20 Fluke Susan Munro from Matawan, NJ showed she can catch them again on June 20 and just missed the pool with her last keeper of 5¾-pounds.
155June 21 Fluke On June 21, Ed Carlson from Gillette, NJ won the pool with a whistle fish.
156June 21 Fluke
157June 21 Fluke
158June 22 Fluke
159June 22 Fluke Jose's Fluke on June 22
160June 22 Fluke Tom Lindemann from New Winslow, NY took the pool on June 22 with this nice 6½-pound Fluke. This was Tom's second pool this week.
161June 23 Fluke
162June 23 Fluke
163June 23 Fluke Mike Ayres from Milford, NJ had three nice keepers and the pool fish on June 23.
164June 24 Fluke On June 24, Darren Summer from Cedar Knolls, NJ had four keepers and that included the 5-pound pool fish.
165June 24 Fluke
166June 24 Fluke
167June 25 Fluke Clayton Lausch from Denver, PA got this 6-pound pool fish on June 25.
168June 25 Fluke
169June 25 Fluke
170June 25 Fluke
171June 25 Fluke Rich caught these nice Fluke on our June 25 trip.
172June 25 Fluke Jack was out on his birthday with Cigar Bob, had a hot hand and caught his limit on June 25
173June 26 Fluke On June 26, Bill Chiavarini from Piscataway, NJ had the hot combo of big pink and white Gulp grubs. He put everyone to shame and had his limit by 10:30 AM.
174June 26 Fluke Rich got this nice Fluke on June 26.
175June 26 Fluke A pair of keeper Fluke from our June 26 trip.
176June 26 Fluke Along with Fluke on our June 26 trip, a few Sea Bass came over the rails.
177June 26 Fluke A pair of keeper Fluke caught on our June 26 trip.
178June 26 Fluke Our pool winner on June 26 was Scott Richardson from Bergenfield, NJ.
179June 26 Sea Bass Check out the knuckle on this Sea Bass caught on our June 26 trip.
180June 27 Fluke A nice pair of keeper Fluke on our June 27 trip.
181June 27 Fluke Another nice pair of keeper Fluke on our June 27 trip.
182June 27 Fluke George caught thes nice Fluke on June 27.
183June 27 Fluke A couple of 5-pound Fluke tied for the pool on June 27. Joe Byers from Toms River, NJ caught one of the Fluke and the other one by George Talnagi from Clayton, NJ.
184June 27 Fluke Rich caught this nice pair of Fluke on June 27. He was out three days in a row and caught keepers on every trip.
185June 27 Fluke Tony Puzzo caught this pair of keepers on June 27.
186June 28 Fluke We had a charter on June 28 and had some great weather and good fishing again.
187June 28 Fluke We had a charter on June 28 and our fares had good fishing.
188June 28 Fluke We had this nice triple-header on our June 28 charter trip.
189June 29 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ got this limit catch and took the pool on June 29.
190June 29 Fluke Charlie Ho from Martinsville, NJ got this limit catch on June 29.
191June 29 Fluke Jose Reyes from Nutley, NJ made this limit catch on June 29.
192June 29 Fluke
193June 29 Fluke Pretty as a picture on June 29.
194June 29 Fluke
195June 29 Fluke
196June 30 Fluke On June 30, Patrick Costa from Boonton, NJ took the first keeper pool and the daily pool jigging.
197June 30 Fluke Ed Aspril from Boonton, NJ had a good day with the jigs on June 30.
198June 30 Fluke Mike 'The Plumber' Ozeransky got these nice Fluke on June 30.
199June 30 Fluke
200July 2 Fluke On July 2, Little Joey had the biggest just under 7 pounds on a jig.
201July 2 Fluke Mike Gray from Pine Lake, NJ had the first limit catch on July 2 using a rental rod and boat bait.
202July 2 Fluke Vinny Faiella switched to bait on July 2 and got these quality keepers as a reward.
203July 2 Fluke Chris from Blairstown, NJ took the daily pool on July 2.
204July 2 Fluke
205July 2 Fluke
206July 2 Fluke
207July 2 Fluke
208July 18 Fluke Vinny Faiella got this nice pair of Fluke on July 18.
209July 18 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ had no problem limiting out while jigging and pink was the color on July 18.
210July 18 Fluke Little Joey also jigged his limit on July 18.
211July 18 Fluke
212July 18 Fluke
213July 18 Fluke
214July 19 Fluke
215July 19 Fluke
216July 19 Fluke And a nice Sea Bass too.
217July 21 Fluke
218July 21 Fluke
219July 23 Fluke
220July 23 Fluke
221July 23 Fluke
222July 24 Fluke Howie was high hook keeper-wise, but many guys had over 30 Fluke today.
223July 26 Fluke Artie got us started with the first keeper and it held up all day for the pool.
224July 26 Fluke
225July 26 Fluke Tony Puzzo and friends
226July 29 Fluke ANGLER regular, Pat Kostka from Boonton, NJ took the lead in our Big Pool with this 8-pound 2-ounce Fluke
227July 29 Fluke
228July 29 Fluke
229August 1 Fluke Cigar Bob took another pool today on bait. The rain was a bit of a pain from late morning on, but since it was warm, you just slickered up and enjoyed the day.
230August 1 Fluke Little Joey and his pet Fluke.
231August 1 Fluke Easy fishing with a lite crowd.
232August 1 Fluke And everyone caught plenty of Fluke.
233August 2 Fluke Bobbie had this double-header keeper and the first limit catch of the day.
234August 2 Fluke The pool fish was this 7-pound Fluke caught by Jay Slomovitz from Westfield, NJ and he had a few other keepers too.
235August 1 Fluke
236August 4 Fluke Juan had our first limit catch today.
237August 4 Fluke Jose won the pool and had a limit catch and a Weakfish (another limit).
238August 4 Fluke
239August 5 Fluke TK Shanahan was finally able to make his first Fluke trip of the year and is our new Big Pool leader with this 28 inch, 8½-pound Fluke.
240August 6 Fluke Shorty Lewis from Patterson, NJ took the pool with a Fluke close to seven pounds and the other one was very close to this.
241August 6 Fluke
242August 6 Fluke A nice limit catch of quality Fluke.
243August 7 Fluke Joe Byers from Toms River, NJ won the daily pool with a Fluke around 5-pounds that he caught on a live snapper.
244August 7 Fluke Pat Kostka got this nice pair of big Fluke.
245August 8 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ took today's pool and had four keepers.
246August 8 Fluke
247August 8 Fluke
248August 10 Fluke Marathon Everything was good for today's Fluke Marathon even the weather. There were a few limit catches and jigging produced the best by far.
249August 10 Fluke Marathon There were plenty of shorts, plenty of action and enough keeper Fluke to go around.
250August 10 Fluke Marathon Pat Kostka put together this limit Fluke catch on our Fluke Marathon.
251August 10 Fluke Marathon Jim Custer from Edison, NJ won the pool for a second time this week with this nice 6-pound Fluke.
252August 11 Fluke Scott Rever from Basking Ridge, NJ ended the day with a limit catch and the big fish.
253August 11 Fluke
254August 11 Fluke
255August 11 Fluke Vinny was catching Fluke in between puffs on his cigar.
256August 12 Fluke Jeff Greene from Hanover, NJ had our biggest Fluke of the season today, a 9½-pound beauty. If Jeff was in the Big Pool, he would be leading, but he was just glad to catch his PB fluke.
257August 12 Fluke
258August 12 Fluke
259August 13 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ is on a roll and won another Fluke pool today.
260August 13 Fluke Archie Stewart jigged these nice Fluke.
261August 13 Fluke Jack did okay on bait today.
262August 14 Fluke Joe Buckley from Lawrence Harbor, NJ won the pool today.
263August 14 Fluke Walter got these four keeper Fluke.
264August 14 Fluke
265August 15 Fluke Mike from Jackson, NJ won the daily pool and finally got a nice weather day after fishing the last three days in a row.
266August 15 Fluke Russ and Susan jigged nine nice fish today.
267August 15 Fluke John got this limit catch.
268August 15 Fluke TK Shanahan had four nice Fluke.
269August 15 Fluke
270August 15 Fluke
271August 17 Fluke Steve Labodin from New Paltz, NY won the pool.
272August 17 Fluke
273August 17 Fluke Jose got this limit Fluke catch.
274August 18 Fluke Bait worked best for keepers today with Wendy catching four Fluke between 3 to 5 pounds.
275August 18 Fluke
276August 19 Fluke John Husar from Bellville, NJ (who fishes at least once a week) had his best trip this year. John bait fished and not only had his limit but a nice 7½-pound pool fish too.
277August 19 Fluke Bait was better, yet Archie did okay with the jigs.
278August 20 Fluke Dennis De Palma had his limit of five nice keepers, but he lost the pool with this 7½-pound Fluke!
279August 20 Fluke It's Janice Thompson playing peek-a-boo behind this 8-pound 7-ounce Fluke. She won the daily pool and just missed the leader in the Big Pool by one ounce.
280August 21 Fluke Rick took the pool with a 7¼-pound Fluke and his second fish was 5½-pounds.
281August 21 Fluke Here's Rick again. Nice fish!
282August 21 Fluke A nice limit Fluke catch.
283August 21 Fluke
284August 21 Fluke
285August 21 Fluke
286August 21 Fluke
287August 21 Fluke
288August 21 Fluke
289August 21 Fluke
290August 22 Fluke There were lots of big Fluke on the ANGLER today with the pool leader changing at least four times.
291August 22 Fluke Joe Beyers had a 6½-pound fish.
292August 22 Fluke Jim Custer's 7¼-pound Fluke.
293August 22 Fluke Joel Zaretsky from Manalapan, NJ finally took the pool with this 9-pound 14-ounce 30-inch beauty!
294August 22 Fluke
295August 22 Fluke
296August 22 Fluke
297August 22 Fluke
298August 23 Fluke Chris Schagelin from Roxbury, NJ won today's pool.
299August 23 Fluke
300August 23 Fluke
301August 24 Fluke Jose Reyes from Nutley, NJ took the pool with this 4-pound Fluke.
302August 25 Fluke . Mesrob Massoyan from Closter, NJ took the pool with this Fluke.
303August 25 Fluke Patrick Costa from Boonton, NJ had another limit catch.
304August 25 Fluke
305August 26 Fluke Al Johnson from Laural, PA took the pool with this 6½-pound Fluke
306August 26 Fluke The high hook today had four keepers.
307August 26 Fluke
308August 27 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ took the pool with this 6½-pound 26-inch Fluke.
309August 27 Fluke Jay Slomovitz from Westfield, NJ had an early limit catch on bait with some very nice fish.
310August 27 Fluke Shorty Lewis from Patterson, NJ.
311August 28 Fluke Steve Zaretsky from Manalapan, NJ took the pool with this nice six pounder.
312August 28 Fluke Archie Stewart had three keeper Fluke each weighing over 4 pounds.
313August 28 Fluke A nice pair of keepers for the cooler.
314August 29 Fluke Mike landed three keepers today and that included this pool fish of around 6 pounds.
315August 29 Fluke
316August 29 Fluke
317August 29 Fluke
318August 31 Fluke Marathon Our first Marathon Trip of the holiday weekend was good fun and good fishing. The daily pool changed hands from Jose to Rich, but Chip Pfeiffer from Stewartsville, NJ took the pool with this whistle fish.
319August 31 Fluke Marathon The highlight of the day was Wendy Gorsky who caught an eleven-pound Fluke. We don't allow family members of the crew in pools, so our Big Pool stays the same.
320August 31 Fluke Marathon There were plenty of big fluke today. Jose Reyes from Nutley, NJ caught his limit on jigs today and all were over 5 pounds. Now that's Fluke fishing!
321August 31 Fluke Marathon Rick fished opposite of Jose and also limited out.
322August 31 Fluke Marathon
323August 31 Fluke Marathon
324August 31 Fluke Marathon
325August 31 Fluke Marathon
326September 1 Fluke Marathon WE HAD ANOTHER GOOD FLUKE MARATHON TRIP TODAY WITH MANY NICE FISH. Mr. Kim from Bridgewater, NJ did a good job with keepers in the bow and took the pool with this fat 7¾-pound Fluke.
327September 1 Fluke Marathon Mike the plumber had his limit early today.
328September 1 Fluke Marathon Young Zach Nowicki from Long Valley, NJ made this limit catch. Great job, Zach!
329September 1 Fluke Marathon
330September 2 Fluke Rabindra Karmaker had this 7¾-pound Fluke that lead today's pool for a while.
331September 2 Fluke Justin Somer from Edison, NJ with his pool winning 8-pound Fluke and limit catch.
332September 3 Fluke Bill Kress from Wayne, NJ was one of our anglers who had a good day with four keepers and this 7-pound pool fish.
333September 3 Fluke Ray Slodowski was another bait angler with four nice keepers today.
334September 3 Fluke
335September 3 Fluke
336September 4 Fluke Richard Cortanix from Wall Township, NJ won today's pool.
337September 4 Fluke
338September 4 Fluke
339September 6 Fluke Bill Karg from Millington NJ caught a 7-pounder for the pool when the wind blew and then add four more nice fish when the drift got right.
340September 6 Fluke
341September 6 Fluke
342September 7 Fluke Justin Monro from Edison, NJ took his second pool this week with another 7-pound plus Fluke.
343September 7 Fluke Robindra Karmaker from Princeton Junction, NJ made another limit catch of five Fluke totaling 25 pounds.
344September 7 Fluke
345September 7 Fluke
346September 7 Fluke
347September 7 Fluke
348September 7 Fluke
349September 7 Fluke
350September 10 Fluke Lisa Lubinski from Old Bridge, NJ took the pool with this 6½-pounder.
351September 10 Fluke Bill Swirko from Clifton, NJ had six big keepers only keeping five.
352September 10 Fluke It was another good day on the ANGLER today with lots of Fluke over 4-pounds.
353September 10 Fluke Conditions were good with a flat ocean.
354September 10 Fluke Bait was best today with jumbo smelts making a big difference.
355September 10 Fluke
356September 10 Fluke
357September 10 Fluke
358September 11 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ fished the stern today and won the daily pool with this 7-pound Fluke.
359September 11 Fluke We gave away a free trip for the 60th keeper of the day and fittingly it went to Jose Reyes on his birthday.
360September 11 Fluke Once again, we had mostly quality fish.
361September 11 Fluke Ray Slodowski was back for more.
362September 12 Fluke If you were lucky, you had a couple of keepers today, but Blackfish Doug was more than lucky. He started the day with a 25 inch, 6-pound Fluke that took the pool. He then got two more 4-pound Fluke and wound up with a nice bag of fillets.
363September 13 Fluke Once again, we had quality Fluke today with Dave Schreckstein from Fair Lawn, NJ winning the pool with this 6½-pound Fluke.
364September 13 Fluke Sue Munro was back and got this nice keeper.
365September 13 Fluke
366September 13 Fluke
367September 14 Fluke Michael Veet from Harrisburg, PA won the pool with a 6-pound Fluke and had a 5½-pounder to go along with it.
368September 14 Fluke
369September 14 Fluke
370September 15 Fluke Rich Thieling from Clark, NJ got the pool with this Fluke weighing around 6 pounds.
371September 15 Fluke Mike the Plumber just missed the pool with this nice fish.
372September 15 Fluke Jose Reyes jigged in the stern and had four keepers.
373September 15 Fluke Shorty Lewis got this nice pair of keepers.
374September 15 Fluke
375September 15 Fluke
376September 15 Fluke
377September 16 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ did it again and won another pool with this 6½-pound Fluke.
378September 16 Fluke
379September 16 Fluke
380September 16 Fluke
381September 18 Fluke Jim Custer from Edison, NJ took the pool with this Fluke around 6 pounds.
382September 18 Fluke For most folks, there were more keepers than shorts.
383September 18 Fluke
384September 18 Fluke
385September 19 Fluke Ralph DeSimon from Mahwah, NJ took today's pool with this 6-pound Fluke.
386September 19 Fluke
387September 19 Fluke
388September 19 Fluke
389September 20 Fluke Anthony Motta from Parliament, NY got this 6-pound pool fish.
390September 20 Fluke Ray Slodowski got these nice keepers.
391September 20 Fluke
392September 20 Fluke
393September 21 Fluke We had four Fluke weighing over 6 pounds today including this 7 1/3-pound pool fish caught by Mike Veet from Middletown, PA.
394September 21 Fluke Dave Woodson from Dover, NJ got this limit catch on sand worms.
395September 21 Fluke A rainbow appeared and the Fluke along with some Weakfish were right where the pot of gold was.
396September 22 Fluke Only a few Fluke today because of the swell and Mr. Kim from Bridgewater, NJ foul hooked the pool fish. When this happens, you know they are there, but not feeding.
397September 22 Fluke
398September 23 Fluke Tony Mondello from Blairstown NJ won the dailay pool today.
399September 23 Fluke Dave Woodson from Dover, NJ got this nice pair today.
400September 23 Fluke
401September 23 Fluke
402September 24 Fluke Jim Smiseth from Stone Ridge, NY took the daily pool on this last day of the New Jersey Fluke season.
403September 24 Fluke And Roger had a limit catch. It was a nice way to end the season.
404September 24 Fluke
405September 25 Bottom Fishing The ANGLER started bottom fishing for Porgies and Blackfish today. Vinny Daino from Hazlet, NJ took today's pool with a big Porgy.
406September 26 Bottom Fishing Excellent Porgy fishing today with an early boat limit. It was a question of how many did you want.
407September 26 Bottom Fishing Tom had our biggest Croaker of the year at 17 inches.
408September 26 Bottom Fishing Catching Porgies is great fun on light tackle.
409September 27 Bottom Fishing Now that the Sea Bass season is open, it means you get to keep them and there are some big ones.
410September 27 Bottom Fishing Lisa got this nice pair of Sea Bass.
411September 27 Bottom Fishing Another large Sea Bass.
412September 27 Bottom Fishing
413October 1 Bottom Fishing Lisa Lubinski from Old Bridge, NJ had seven keeper Sea Bass in a row on our last stop giving her a total of 18 Sea Bass and 42 Porgies. She certainly loves her fishing.
414October 1 Bottom Fishing More Sea Bass.
415October 1 Bottom Fishing We had some Triggerfish too.
416October 1 Bottom Fishing Another Triggerfish.
417October 5 Bottom Fishing It was full buckets of Porgies and Sea Bass today.
418October 5 Bottom Fishing Jose is all smiles with this double-header Sea Bass.
419October 5 Bottom Fishing
420October 5 Bottom Fishing
421October 16 Bottom Fishing Willie Hunter from Englewood, NJ got this jumbo Porgy and won the pool.
422October 16 Bottom Fishing Bill was runner-up with this jumbo Porgy.
423October 18 Bottom Fishing Walter Cohan from Hazlet, NJ took the pool with this nice Tog.
424October 18 Bottom Fishing
425October 18 Bottom Fishing
426October 19 Bottom Fishing Four-year old Antonio Reyes (Jose's son) was out for a day of fun with Porgies.
427October 19 Bottom Fishing Charlie Oh from Martinsville, NJ took the pool with this Triggerfish.
428October 26 Bottom Fishing Grace Onaga from New York City took the pool with this nice Tog.
429October 26 Bottom Fishing Little Joey got a Porgy as big as a Tog.
430October 27 Bottom Fishing Roger took today's pool with this Cod. And he caught it on a tiny Porgy hook - He thought he had a bass!
431October 27 Bottom Fishing Tog fishing was okay on Sunday.
432October 27 Bottom Fishing Mike got this nice Tog on Sunday.
433November 2 Bottom Fishing Jose Reyes took the pool with this Tog.
434November 2 Bottom Fishing
435November 2 Bottom Fishing
436November 5 Bottom Fishing
437November 5 Bottom Fishing
438November 5 Bottom Fishing
439November 5 Bottom Fishing
440November 6 Bottom Fishing
441November 6 Bottom Fishing
442November 6 Bottom Fishing
443November 6 Bottom Fishing
444November 9 Bottom Fishing
445November 9 Bottom Fishing
446November 9 Bottom Fishing
447November 9 Bottom Fishing
448November 11 Bottom Fishing Tony Picaro from Westfield, NJ took the pool with this jumbo Sea Bass.
449November 15 Bottom Fishing The Porgy fishing was some of the best with all keepers and plenty of double headers.
450November 15 Bottom Fishing Now that's a jumbo Sea Bass!
451November 15 Bottom Fishing This Blackfish took the pool.
452November 16 Bottom Fishing Edison Fanijalan from Jersey City, NJ had this 6-pound pool winning Blackfish.
453November 17 Bottom Fishing Tom took the pool with this nice Cod. He also had Blackfish, Sea Bass, Porgies and Triggerfish. What a nice mixed bag.
454November 17 Bottom Fishing The Tog were more aggressive, but the boat would not stay put and that hurt the bite.
455November 17 Bottom Fishing Even the kids got a few Blackfish today.
456November 17 Bottom Fishing We also had some nice Sea Bass.
457November 20 Bottom Fishing We had good Tog fishing today. JD from Englewood, NJ had this 7-pound pool fish.
458November 21 Bottom Fishing Shorty Lewis from Patterson, NJ got this 6 pound Tog for the pool.
459November 21 Bottom Fishing We had very good Tog fishing today.
460November 21 Bottom Fishing
461November 21 Bottom Fishing
462November 23 Bottom Fishing The fish were hungry today. Mike Speck from New Providence, NJ took the pool with this 7½-pound Tog.
463November 23 Bottom Fishing We had many limit catches and some of the best Tog fishing this fall. Charlie Oh from Martinsville, NJ had three 6-pounders in his limit catch.
464November 23 Bottom Fishing Young Frankie from Jersey City, NJ pulled a hat trick on the last drop, catching Togs non-stop.
465November 25 Bottom Fishing Mike, who mated on the FISHERMEN was out with his father. His dad won the pool and they both limited out. They know how to pick the days.
466November 29 Bottom Fishing THEY DON'T CALL IT BLACK FRIDAY FOR NOTHING! Jose Reyes from Nutley, NJ had his limit in 20 minutes and he got the 10-pound pool fish and broke off another jumbo.
467November 29 Bottom Fishing Archie Stewart from Nutley, NJ was another angler who could do no wrong catching fish after fish. It did not matter if you used greens or whites they loved 'em both.
468November 29 Bottom Fishing Blackfish all around the boat with loads of limit catches.
469November 30 Bottom Fishing There was a tie for the pool today with a pair of 6-pounders. Jose Reyes took half and Joe Renzo got the other half.
470November 30 Bottom Fishing We don't think there were any limit catches today, but a lot of guys had four and five keepers.
471December 1 Bottom Fishing
472December 1 Bottom Fishing
473December 1 Bottom Fishing
474December 1 Bottom Fishing
475December 5 Bottom Fishing Joe from Jersey City, NJ won the pool with this 6-pound Tog plus at least four keepers.
476December 5 Bottom Fishing Tom caught a limit catch today.
477December 5 Bottom Fishing Regulars Shorty and Bill did well today.
478December 5 Bottom Fishing
479December 6 Bottom Fishing Steve Jacoby from West Orange, NJ limited out and got today's pool.
480December 6 Bottom Fishing We were the only boat out of Atlantic Highlands today and it was perfect Blackfish weather.
481December 6 Bottom Fishing
482December 6 Bottom Fishing Plenty of limit catches with good size fish in the 4 to 6 pound range.
483December 6 Bottom Fishing
484December 7 Bottom Fishing Joe from Roselle Park, NJ got today's pool fish.
485December 7 Bottom Fishing It was a one-drop day with fish coming around the boat all day.
486December 7 Bottom Fishing Everyone caught fish and went home with filets today.
487December 7 Bottom Fishing There were a number of limit catches plus today.
488December 7 Bottom Fishing A two-hook slider rig with 10-ounce weight and green crabs was the ticket.
489December 7 Bottom Fishing Nice!
490December 8 Bottom Fishing Joe Renzo from Lincroft, NJ won the pool with this 10 pound Tog.
491December 8 Bottom Fishing We had a lot of Tog again today with the morning being the best keeper wise.
492December 8 Bottom Fishing It was cold but a nice ocean and we had snow at the end of the day.
493December 19 Bottom Fishing
494December 19 Bottom Fishing
495December 19 Bottom Fishing
496December 19 Bottom Fishing
497December 20 Bottom Fishing Joe took his second pool in a row with this 7-pound Tog.
498December 20 Bottom Fishing When we got some conditions and could sit tight, we had good action.
499December 20 Bottom Fishing It was a good day for most anglers.
500December 21 Bottom Fishing Archie Stewart had this nice Blackfish.
501December 21 Bottom Fishing And Brian 'Poppy' Gusman had this one.
502December 21 Bottom Fishing Jose got this nice pair.
503December 21 Bottom Fishing And other good fish came over the rails too.
504December 26 Bottom Fishing Little Joey, had he been allowed in the pool, would have won with this nice 10-pound slob.
505December 26 Bottom Fishing Shorty Lewis did well today.
506December 27 Bottom Fishing Vinny Daino from Hazlet, NJ led the way with this 12-pound Tog.
507December 27 Bottom Fishing Bill got this one around 10-pounds plus a limit catch.
508December 27 Bottom Fishing Bruce A.K.A. the Frugal Fisherman had some big fish too.
509December 27 Bottom Fishing Along with the good Tog fishing, Bozz got this 9-pound Cod.
510December 28 Bottom Fishing There were some nice fish again today with Mike Ozeransky from South Plainfield, NJ winning today's pool with this 10-pound Tog.
511December 28 Bottom Fishing
512December 28 Bottom Fishing
513December 28 Bottom Fishing
514December 31 Bottom Fishing Archie Stewart from Nutley, NJ caught this pool fish between 7 and 8 pounds.