The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association have been watching the striped bass migration slowly work its way south to the Long Beach Island area. In the past several days there has been an outstanding bite just outside Barnegat Inlet along with some serious
The air temperatures have the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association believing that fall has actually arrived. The water temperatures, however, are a bit of a different story. The bay water temperatures in Little Egg Harbor and Great Bays have dropped into the
Despite some brisk winds and ocean swells, the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association were very pleased to see the season for black sea bass re-open. Trips to the local artificial reefs and inshore wrecks were very productive ones with large numbers of sea bass
The seasons of the year wait for no man, and that is true for the fall of 2014 and its effect on the summer fishing action. The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are putting away the gear needed for the summer species and turning their attentions toward
Fall weather has officially arrived for the captains of the Beach Haven Charter fishing Association. Cool nights have dropped the bay water temperatures some seven degrees and a few degrees also in the ocean. As long as the vast schools of bait remain inshore, this should hasten
The extended period of strong northeast winds finally ended last weekend with some typical fall weather arriving for the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association. Unfortunately for those who bottom fish the inshore wrecks and reefs, the fluke season has ended
Weather forecasts for the next couple of days look like winds and heavy rain will keep the boats of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association at the dock. However, the weekend looks like it will be a good one weatherwise, and there are fish to be caught.
After a week’s worth of northeast winds making ocean fishing uncomfortable if not impossible, the boats of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are optimistic that conditions are starting settling down for a return to the outstanding fishing occurring before the northeaster.
The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association battled some tough ocean conditions last week as tropical storm Cristobel passed by. By the time Labor Day weekend arrived, the seas were calm once again.
The inshore artificial reefs and wrecks off Beach Haven continue to provide some great action for the boats of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association. The populations of fluke and black sea bass are large although most fish continue to be on the small side. Some other species
The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association just treated their junior mates to a reef fishing trip and pizza party after the fishing. Captains Vic Bertotti, John Koegler, Jimmy Zavacky, John Lewis, and Gary Dugan took over 20 eager anglers out for a successful
As we transition from the fall bite to the winter bite there are some key beliefs that I have about catching fish on crank baits in the winter; here are my keys to winter cranking. First and foremost I believe that the slower the metabolism of the bass the more they like a tight-wobble... read more
It’s that time again! The winter fishing season on Lake Norman has begun. Some might be surprised to learn that cold weather affords some of the best fishing of the year. The reason is simple. As temperatures cool, the metabolism of fish slows, and causes them to hole up in... read more
A look at the surface of Lake Cumberland right after dawn reveals a big, calm lake. Although the old Cumberland River now lies under at least 100 feet of water throughout most of the lake, the old river is still churning.
Water quickly finds weakness as anyone... read more
It’s difficult to find gifts for a person who has everything, especially if that person is a fisherman! So to make this task a little easier, here are a few thoughts that might help you to decide on the perfect holiday gift.
It’s helpful to ask a friend or fishing... read more
As the fishing industry continues to mature it is fact that leadership in the fishing industry continues to overcome down times, change and constant attack on its existence. We as most spectators do, look at the industry as a booming money making empire that profits all that... read more
Who knows if Fellsmere Reservoir is going to be the Best Bass Fishing Lake? The probability is awesome that Fellsmere Reservoir will be the Best Fishing Lake- bar none! The lake is set to be on 10,000 acres of previously farm land in Central Florida right next door (levy)... read more
A year of change and old traditions gone new ones are evolving and what once was the standard is no longer in play. Every year we see change in the fishing industry is it really accomplishing anything or are the change monsters just working to keep the industry refreshed with... read more
As the migration of fishing continues to be a fluid and ever changing and money becomes tighter and tighter, changes in the FLW Tour were imminent. You could feel the writing on the wall, sponsors becoming harder and harder to acquire, opinions were rapid and change was on the... read more