Jersey Shore - Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Jersey Shore - Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park, New Jersey Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Report Last Updated:
10 / 15 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Jersey Shore is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: Bigger surf as storms offshore are keeping the waves coming. Be careful, don't fish alone, let someone know your plan. Its cool in the morning so bring a jacket.

Inshore temperature: 68 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 68 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Worms, herring, silversides

Fish species: Bass, bluefish, albies

Fishing season: Fall

Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International , 40 miles

Person Fishing in a stream

Jersey Shore Description

Stretching from the Manasquan Inlet north along the Monmouth County coastline and around Sandy Hook into the Raritan Bay. Here fly anglers can experience great fishing either off the groins and beaches into the Altlantic Ocean or along the inlets into large rivers or the flats and sod banks of the back bays. It's a challenging fishery and success depends on the anglers knowledge on the location of the fish ...

Techniques & Tips

Look for birds working or bass or blues chasing bait. Tides are always important, as is scouting the water on lower tides. Beach replenishment has destroyed much of the natural structure, so beach fishing has been off for years.

7-Day Forecast

Its that time of year where we wait for the striped bass, blues, and maybe albies intersect with baitfish like anchovies, bunker, spearing and sand eels. September produces some fish, but then theres the October slow period, and one day it busts open.


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