Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheelhouse
Phenomenal fishing south of Breezy Point Inlet this past week, New Jersey has been experiencing a great spring run of cow bass, ocean migrators coming north from the Chesapeake. They are gorging on monster schools of bunker and if you’re in the right place at the right time it’s lock and load fishing.
For those looking to save fuel closer to home the inlet at Breezy and points east are also having their own moments of grandeur. Bunker schools and big bass, too. Goliath blues also mixed in wrecking lines and reels. Hey, better late than never. Mike from Rockaway aboard the Karen Ann Saturday morning had some brutes into the forty pound range, while shifting species Captains Frank and Bobby decked some jumbo porgies and bass on their drops on the tin can grounds. Even closer to home is the appearance of doormat fluke in Jamaica Bay.
Montauk is also picking up some slack speaking with Captain Ken of the charter boat My Joyce and he’s picking away at another consistent run of bass, too. So for the moment it looks like the battle for big fish is on all fronts. Until the next tide …