UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 9/13/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island

“Truth is stranger than fishin’ ” Jimmy Buffett PARTY BOAT LISTINGS AND Updated REPORTS (with links) with useful TIPS AND GENERAL RULES (scroll past listings)! IF YOU KNOW A PARTY BOAT THAT I AM MISSING, PLEASE FORWARD A LINK AND I WILL CREATE A LISTING eringoscratch@gmail.com   New York City Party Boats Long Island PartyContinue reading “UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 9/13/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island”

Beer Battered Trigger Fish

Triggerfish are a funny looking, fun to catch summer species in the New York/NJ bite. They usually swim up in the gulf stream as the waters warm and show up on the reefs and bays of NJ and Long Island in mid-July while party boats are targeting sea bass and porgies. The Ocean Eagle VContinue reading “Beer Battered Trigger Fish”

Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places

“Catching fish is secondary to the immeasurable joys of the watery world.” ― Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling One of the many pleasures of fishing is that it often surprises us with incredible vistas and moments where nature sings. I often describe fishing as “creative loitering” and these photos will give you a small glimpse intoContinue reading “Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places”

Fire Island, Shark Town USA, A Primer

  Fire Island, the 31 mile long barrier island that sits a ferry ride away across the Great South Bay from Suffolk County’s south shore, is a lot of things to a lot of people. It is a laid back collection of small, quirky towns connected by miles of beach filled with people who love of natureContinue reading “Fire Island, Shark Town USA, A Primer”

Three recipes for the Fishermen! Striped Bass, Fluke and Bluefish

Fishing season is well underway and by the pics I’ve seen, plenty of folks are going  home with Ziplocks full of fillets. Here are a few seasonal recipes that will add some nice to the spice!   Striped Bass with Summer Salsa Fresh Fluke Tacos with Pineapple Mango Salsa Bluefish Ceviche  JKS 5/9/18

New York, Connecticut And New Jersey State Saltwater Fishing Records

  New York State Marine Fishing Records Marine Fish Records As of May 6, 2015 Species Weight (Lbs) Angler Date Albacore (False) 16.38 John Skinner, Wading River, NY 10/18/2009 Albacore (Longfin) 81.15 Billy Turnbull, Key Colony Beach, FL 10/08/2011 Atlantic Bonito 12.49 Angelo Peluso, Port Jefferson, NY 10/17/2003 Black Sea Bass 9.00 Sal Vicari, Bronx,Continue reading “New York, Connecticut And New Jersey State Saltwater Fishing Records”

Bradley Beach is The Jersey Shore, Hold The Glitter

The sun, surf and sand are very enticing down the Jersey Shore almost any day or season of the year.  During the summer, people flock to party towns like Belmar, Manasquan and Point Pleasant. Waterfront bars and restaurants are jammed each weekend with young people from New York and North Jersey partying like there isContinue reading “Bradley Beach is The Jersey Shore, Hold The Glitter”