Fishing Report Update – April 30, 2018

More reports of striped bass and black drum on the surf! Another bluefish report from the inlet. One boat angler got a pair fishing metal this weekend.

Christina stopped in to pick up some tackle and shared a photo and report. She caught the black drum below off the LBI surf on Saturday. The fish went for a hook baited with Fish Bites.

Jason Hoffman reported a great day on the beach this past weekend. He fished Saturday’s tournament and caught this 25″ striper (3″ short of scoring). He ended up winning a reel in the raffle.

Here’s Jason Hoffman with a nice schoolie bass
Long Beach Island striped bass fishing from the surf is good early season with small bass roaming the suds.
Matthew Gintvainis caught this striped bass of of the mid-Island surf on Sunday.
Matthew Oliveira got this bass on bloodworm this weekend.

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A Long Beach Island native with life long experience fishing and navigating the local waters, Greg is a distinguished Master Captain (the highest qualified operator license), holding a US Coast Guard Masters 50T Near Coastal License with Towing Endorsement. Raised in and now managing his family's bait and tackle business, Fishermans Headquarters (Since 1962, The Saltwater Fishing Bait & Tackle Experts) Greg is daily immersed in fishing. He is the Chief Contributor of (Long Beach Island's best fishing report blog) as well as the Admin for the shop's social media pages (on Instagram and Facebook). Be sure to follow!

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