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.

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. ...
We are now open Thursday through Monday!- Aprils hours will be: Mondays:  8am - 6pm Tuesday and Wednesday:  Closed Thursday:  8am - 6pm Friday and Saturday:  6am - 6pm Sunday:  6am - 3pm Come on in and check out what's new!  Expecting more new items in the coming weeks! ...
April Clean and Grease Special – $20.00- Get your gear ready for the season!  Bring you reels in for a clean and grease in the month of April for $20.  And maybe new line - we now have Invisalign braid as well as a large selection of mono and braid available.   ...
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… ...
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! ...
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… ...
Congratulations to our In-store Fluke Tournament WINNERS!!- First Place Winner of $158 is Alan Davis - 6.44lbs and 25" Second Place winner of $53 is Bud Gilfillan - 5.04lbs and 23.5". We had a few early weigh-ins this time around and then a big push in the last two weeks.  Alan brought his in with one day left overtaking Bud for first and we had a weigh-in by Michael yesterday hoping to bump Bud out of second… ...
Congratulations to First Session In-Store Fluke Tournament WINNERS!- And the Winners are...... 1st Place:  Jonathan Kelly - 7.04 lbs, 26.5"   -   $323 2nd Place:   John Wall - 5.30 lbs, 26.5"    -    $108 Thank you to all those that participated.  Second session starts today - stop in to sign up! ...

 

Daily Report by Jingles- UPDATE: Winds have picked up, seas are 6 to 8 foot and you will need 6oz to 8oz to hold. Good Morning, It is a cloudy morning, but NOT overcast, finally! The wind is out of the south and slightly east and relatively strong, right now. The air temp is 55° and heading to 63°. The ocean has 3 to 4 foot waves and choppy. You will need 6-7 ounces… ...
Latest Report by Jingles- Report from last night: A number of shorts caught on the bay side on the South end of the Island late last night. ...

 

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.