Reel Fantasea Fishing Charters – Barnegat Bay Fishing Report 4/23/17

Early Last week fishing wasn’t as easy as it has been , Blue fish were found to be elusive on some trips while others seemed abundant. Both Chunking and poppers scored the blues but not without patience and persistence. But by weeks end we found the blues responding to surface poppers making for some fantastic visual strikes!
Even what has been the most reliable action with schoolie stripers was not without it’s struggles, although we did score them on all trips . On a higher note
Cy Collins score the first keeper striped bass of the 2017 season.
The action should start to solidify more this week as we progress into the last throes of April into May.
I have a few afternoons 4pm -8pm specials available this week [ tide matches up nicely]  and both Friday morning [7am-11am]  and afternoon [2-7pm] available for either Open or Private Charter.
Wishing everyone fair winds and calm seas,
Captain Steve Purul
Reel Fantasea Fishing Charters

Author: reelfantasea1017

Captain Steve has been fishing our local waters since the age of nine when he purchased his first boat, that was back in 1974. Since then a "few" years have past and his passion for fishing has grown even more ! From Barnegat Bay, inlet and it's offshore waters of Long beach Island N.J. Captain Steve has spent more time on the water than most other captains perfecting and honing his salty skills to provide the most fish catching enjoyment and knowledge to both novice and veteran anglers alike. Captain Steve has grown up fishing these local waters. His knowledge of fishing has been sought by magazines, papers, fishing clubs, boat shows and is also a veteran faculty member of George Poveromo's "National Seminar Series" as well as being Featured on NBC sports George Poveromo's "World Of Salt Water Fishing" . If a fish catching outing is what your looking for than look no further ! Your enjoyment and safety will always be the our focus for a memorable experience!

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