Established 1976

Jingles Bait and Tackle is a small shop that has been in business for over 40 years. We may be small in size but we have a full line of bait and tackle to fill your needs.

We carry numerous items for the surf fisherman along with fishing supplies for the small boaters and or for your offshore needs. Complete supply of crabbing supplies along with any bayside fishing.

We are the last tackle shop before Beach Haven boat ramp.

BYOBB – BRING YOUR OWN BAIT BUCKETS!! - We here at Jingles want to start doing our part for the environment.  While we are exempt from the plastic bag ban because of the bait, we want to limit the number of plastic bags leaving the store. IF YOU HAVE A BUCKET BRING IT WITH YOU! ...
NEW HOURS! - We are open 6am - 6pm everyday but Wednesday.  Wed hours:  6am - 3pm. ...
Clean and Grease Special – $20.00 - Get your gear ready for the season!  Bring you reels in for a clean and grease for $20.  And maybe new line - we now have Invisalign braid as well as a large selection of mono and braid available.   ...
JINGLES IN-STORE SPRING STRIPER and BLUEFISH TOURNAMENT!! - Stop in and sign up for our Spring In-Store Tournament!  $10 Entry free.  Apr. 27 - June 23rd. Payouts:  65% for the Biggest Striped Bass and 35% Biggest Bluefish.  Bass need to be state minimum 28", no minimum for blue.  Current Pot:  $300 In addition, the FIRST striped bass weighed in with received a JINGLES HOODIE SWEATSHIRT!  First 6 weighs ins will receive a Yeti Trucker Hat.  UPDATE - Hoodie… ...
18th Annual Spring Derby Time – LBI Surf Fishing Tournament!! - Stop by the shop and sign up for the 18th Annual Spring Derby! It’s only 20 bucks and the grand prize is $1000.00!!   There is a 100% payout.  Prizes for Striped Bass and Bluefish. Derby runs from April 27th - June 23, 2019 ...
Holgate Inlet Run - Nick and I took a run out to the inlet this morning and found: All the channel markers are in and just as last year Marked channel all the way through the inlet was fine and was 17 feet at its shallowest Sand "island" has grown The north cut was also fine and was 8 feet at it's shallowest We ran this a low tide this morning. ...
Write a fishing report!! - Keep us in the know!  Go to "Submit a Fishing Report" and let us know how you do while fishing!  Send us your pictures too and we will put on FB, Instagram and the Jingles website! ...
CONGRATULATIONS Jingles In Store Fall Tournament WINNER – CHRIS MASINO!! - Congratulations to Chris Masino for 1st place in the Store Tournament.  Chris wins 60% of the pool of $400 for his monster 43.06lbs and 49" bass caught on 11/9/18. Because we had ZERO bluefish weighed in the fall, we have decided that the 40% that would have gone to the biggest bluefish will now go to the second place striped bass.  SO....... Congratulations to Merle Van Liere for winning second… ...
10/4- News from “The Groin” - Most of the summer, Carole Ann and I have either heard "stories" or were asked questions about the "groin" in Holgate, AKA, "wooden jetty", which essentially is the last jetty south in Holgate. It is apparently a hotbed of activity for anglers and for surfers alike. I came across an interesting article in The SandPaper that does a great job of summarizing and explaining the current and possible future situation… ...

 

Daily Report by Jingles - Good Morning, It is partly cloudy, but nice this morning. The surf is calm, with maybe 1 foot waves. The ocean temp is 55°. The winds are calm and out of the SSW. The air is 60° and heading to 69°. You should hold with 3 to 4 ounces. The bay is calm and 61°. High tide is at 8:53AM and 9:14PM. Low tide is at 3:06PM. The fish are… ...
Rich Baigis takes the lead – in both tournaments!! by Jingles - Rich Baigis brought in this monster - 37.48lbs and 46.5".  24.75 girth.  This puts Rich in first place in both the Spring Derby and the Jingles store tournament. ...

 

Fishing for Striped Bass – LBI Style - There are different ways to fish for your trophy fish. Boats A popular one with the boaters is to anchor in the inlet or bay with clams and or bunker. Some prefer to troll. Some of the popular lures to troll with are bunker spoons, stretch plugs and umbrella rigs. Many anglers like to use drift eels. You can only hope the bluefish are not in that area that day.… ...
Weakfish Have Returned - Folks younger than 40-years-old probably will not remember the days of weakfish, caught here on LBI that would push 18 pounds. Gone are the days when you would see a dozen boats tied together using a small hook with a live grass shrimp on it and using shrimp for chum catching hundreds of weakfish using light tackle with 2-pound test trying to set all kinds of records landing this fish.… ...

Farewell Message from Margaret.

Proud member of Beach Haven Marlin and Tuna Club.