1. A beautiful day but the bass didn’t want to play. I had 3 out of 7 shorts and 1 of 3 keepers on the Fishermen out of Atlantic Highlands NJ. Around 1 pm the wind ...more did a 180 degree turn on us and ruined the slow pick.

    Striped Bass with a Surf clam

    1. Yeah just files an extension for my taxes fishing is more important
    2. NJ Squatch 0
      Glad to see you getting out Art!
    3. you have to fish more or i'll have to make you!
    4. Thanks everyone. It felt good just to get away from work. Suck's being my own boss. No more 7 day work weeks this year hopefully.
    5. don't worry rich our spring only lasted a day and a half haha it's gone now too. 36 degrees and blasting wind today
    6. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice one buddy!!! Man our weather sucks, what happen to spring!!!
    7. that's a damn nice one though!!
    8. Still a really nice bass!!! Nice work Artie!
    9. Great Fish Arthur!!
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  2. Fishing on The Fishermen today Atlantic Highlands NJ

    1. The season is just starting and Cast. Ron is one of the best striper and Fluke Captain's on the East coast. He has even extended trips for 1 to 2 extra hours ...more when the fish are on fire. He will never cut the day short.
  3. Finally caught up on work and am taking a few days off

    Striped Bass with a Crankbait

    1. Thank's for everyone's likes and comments.
    2. Sasha I was just north of Keyport by the little cabana
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      Dang nice pair of stripes!!
    4. i'm still pissed i couldn't get over there before that freaking wind! nice ones man! Hopefully i can get on them later this week or at least by the weekend!
    5. BEAST!!
    6. What area of jersey did you catch those nice stripes? nice bass!
    7. Thanks Captain
    8. Nice pair of stripers Artie!!!
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  4. American Pickerel with a shiner

    1. This was his first time ever ice fishing so I had him chasing flags all day. We had only about 15 minutes all day to jig. He did catch a perch jigging too.
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice fat pickerel!!
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice catch!
    4. Nice
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  5. Miguel’s first ice bass

    Largemouth Bass with a shiner

    1. Thanks Rich
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Looks like they had a good guide!!
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
    4. Nice work Miguel
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  6. Black Crappie with a Shiner

    1. joe b 0
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Man nice crappie!!
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Awesome speck!!
    4. Slab!!!
    5. Nice! Glad to see you fishing in nj again!
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  7. My little brother with a 5 lb. Lane Snapper

    Lane Snapper with a Pilchard

    1. My Little Big Brother is 6' 4" and 285 LBS so he makes the fish look smaller.
    2. sweet catch
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  8. First Cobia and won the pool

    Cobia with a Grunt Fillet

    1. hell yeah man! they taste great too!! I went once for my first time trying for them this year and failed. glad you got one!
    2. Not looking forward to the cold and working
    3. NJ Squatch 0
      glad to see you getting some R&R....fishable ice back up north
    4. Thanks guys. This was a first fish Cobia I also caught my first Kingfish. It wasn't a big one so I didn't bother taking a picture.
    5. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Great fish!
    6. NJ Squatch 0
      That is how to get it done!
    7. Nice work Artie!!
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  9. Cooler full

    Lane Snapper with a Squid

    1. We're having a family fish fry before I head back to the "Ice Box"
    2. Good dinner there. Nice work
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  10. First time catching a Black Drum

    Black Drum with a Live Shrimp

    1. @ not looking forward to returning. I'm hoping to move down here within 5 years
    2. @ Rich well needed vacation. I only took off 5 or 6 days for fishing all year. Working 7 days a week to keep customers happy.
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      looks like vacation is treating you well, Merry Christmas buddy!
    4. They pull pretty good Artie!! Hope you bundled up for the bitter cold:)
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I am a Fishaholic, I go crazy if I can't fish. My favorite fish are anything that swims and puts up a good fight.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Hybrid Striped Bass
  • Waterway Lake Hopatcong
  • Lure Home made Flies