The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association have been busy on the water this past week.
Captain Dave Kreines of “Byte Me” Sportfishing had some spare time on his hands recently so he did a little drifting on the ICW behind Beach Haven and picked up a pair
The theme this week for the boats of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association is variety. The captains are scoring and getting excited about the fishing in the bay, in the ocean not too far from the inlet, and offshore.
The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are smiling again as warm, decent weather has returned to Beach Haven. The winds have abated, the water temperatures are rising, and the fishing is on the upswing. Currently leading the hit parade are nice sized fluke
Strong winds have been prevalent in the Beach Haven area for well over a week. First the winds were pretty much from the southwest and now they are howling from the northeast. When the captains of the Beach Haven Charter fishing Association are able to get some fishing in, they
Memorial Weekend has come and gone on Long Beach Island, with the boats of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association experiencing no difficulty finding an abundance and variety of fish for their anglers. Once again big bluefish dominated the action.
There have been several changes over the winter in the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association. The biggest change was a sad one for the Association with the passing of Captain John Koegler of the boat “Pop’s Pride.” Captain John was a founding father of the BHCFA and a fixture
Thanksgiving is arriving in Beach Haven, but many of the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are thinking of striped bass rather than turkey. While some of the captains have begun to prepare their boats and equipment for the winter storage, some are still
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
July brings sunny days, higher water temperatures and lots of pleasure boats to Lake Norman. Such conditions influence fish to move to deeper water during the day where it’s not only cooler, but the environment is less stressful. But when dusk arrives, the fish return to their... read more
There is no doubt in my mind that big baits catch big fish, I have said it for years and continue to believe it; there is however some extreme size baits that even further the big baits big bass philosophy. Just take a look at some of the newest most effective summertime baits... read more
As we have all seen the days of fishing any of our high pressure lakes has changed drastically over the past few years; going to a top rated reservoir has frustrated many of the best of fisherman. The change has come over time but the days of finding really aggressive bass are... read more
– Every angler has at one time or another forgotten something in their rush to leave for a fishing trip.
It’s disheartening when that something is sunglasses. Squinting and shielding your eyes for hours takes some of the fun out of the experience.
“More than just... read more
The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.
June finally arrived in Kentucky this week and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way... read more
We are headed into the heat of the summer, a time of year where we will see water temperatures well into the 90’s. The questions are, where do the fish go and what do you as a bass fisherman do to find them? The answers may not be exactly what you might think!
MULL DOWN STEW
The recipe proves once again that bacon is good with just about everything!
My father was quite a cook, but I think in some cases he made the recipe up as he went. I can’t ever remember him bringing... read more
Mary Lee, a great white shark tagged with a GPS tracking device, has become a favorite of the social media set. All it took was a Twitter Account, (@MaryLeeShark) and an anonymous spokesperson to field responses to questions like this. “Mary Lee, I know it’s not polite, but... read more
As bass fishing transitions every year so do the tools we use to fish with; many of them are just toys that cost a lot of money and many are tools that define the sport. The year 2015 and for some years past in my mind has changed what we fish with and must have’s in our tool... read more