It’s a beautiful sunny, cool November morning here in Beach Haven today. Currently, the wind is coming from the W at about 15mph. The surf is moderate with 3-4 foot waves. You will need at about 4-5 ounces to hold. The temp is currently 52° and heading to 59°. The ocean temp is 64°.
The bay is choppy and 62°.
Low tide is 11:42AM. High tide is at 5:25AM and 5:35PM.
OK – some striped bass are being caught! The first derby striped bass was weighed-in up in Surf City on Saturday – Paul Donnelly – 11.12lbs and 31″. Caught in Barnegat Light on clams. Yesterday, Bayside Dave and American Angler had a little tournament and BBQ here at the store. For the tournament, Jim Taylor caught a 30″ striper up in Surf City. There was also a 17.5″ bluefish caught. Plus sandsharks and some kingfish. It was a good day here at Jingles!
At the Sea Shell this weekend was the 24th Annual Striped Bass Derby. There were 7 fish weighed-in this weekend and First place taken by Barry Baxter (of Barrys Do Me a Flavor) and his young crew, with the winning angler Richie Southwick of Bunker Bros. Check him out on FB at BunkerBroz and on instagram @bunker_bros. Congratulations to all!
Today we have fresh bunker, bloodworms and green crabs.