Fishing report & conditions

05/25/2020

Good morning! Today’s high is going to be 65F. Manasquan inlet tides for today are as follows: high tide 10:17am & 10:11pm low tide 4:14am & 4:02am. Sunrise 5:32am & sunset 8:14pm. Beach and boat conditions for today small craft advisory in effect until noon today, NE winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers early this morning. Tonight E winds around 5 kt in the evening, becoming variable less than 5 kt, then becoming NE around 5 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the E with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Stripers and bluefish over by the mantoloking bridge and in the Manasquan river kettle creeks, Al Gags, and metals are getting the job done. if you prefer to use bait bloodworms, sandworms, and eels are the way to go, we also had reports of blues and stripers in the canal. local beaches are producing a mix of short and keeper stripers in the surf and out on the ocean the boats are getting some nice size stripers on the troll, mojo’s and spoons are getting it done. Also received reports of weakfish in the bay and even in the lagoons. Sea bass fishing on the wrecks and reefs has been extremely good. Good reports in the barnegat bay and Manasquan river for opening day of Fluke. The perch bite has also been very good bloodworms are the bait of choice. Please practice social distancing when you come to the shop, we are offering curbside only please call ahead and we will get your order ready. This has been very stressful situation for all of us so please have patience and we will do our best to serve you. Have a fluking day everyone and tight lines!