UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 7/12/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island- Fat Fluke, Porgies Orgies and Hot Sea Bass on a Mixed Bag Weather Weekend

“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 Party Boats New Jersey Party Boats Connecticut Party Boats Nautical Weather Forecast … Continue reading UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 7/12/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island- Fat Fluke, Porgies Orgies and Hot Sea Bass on a Mixed Bag Weather Weekend

ErinGoScratch Recipe: Beer Steamed Clams

Clams are God’s way of saying- “Here, taste the ocean”. Like many shellfish, clams have a hard protective shell to hide their delicate, sweet meat from hungry predators. But I am not deterred.   I have foraged for clams in the muddy bottom of Shinnecock with my feet and collected half a bushel of Littleneck clams in a couple of hours. Some of the best … Continue reading ErinGoScratch Recipe: Beer Steamed Clams

NYC & NJ Area Fishing Report 7/9/18- Monster Fluke, Triggerfish, Porgies and Sea Bass Hot

WITH INFO ON SIX ACCESSIBLE FISHING HOTSPOTS IN NYC!!!   Some of the biggest fluke so far this year are being caught from Brooklyn and NJ party boats, with a 15 lb 10 oz monster leading the way. Long Island south shore is producing more keepers after a lull in the action, too. Porgy action is hot in Long Island Sound and wrecks along the … Continue reading NYC & NJ Area Fishing Report 7/9/18- Monster Fluke, Triggerfish, Porgies and Sea Bass Hot

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 is no tomorrow. During the summer in Bradley Beach, it is … Continue reading Bradley Beach is The Jersey Shore, Hold The Glitter

Three Clam Recipes Just for the Shuck of It!

“I can teach a chimp how to make linguini and clams.  I can’t teach a chimp to dream about it and think about how great it is.” — Mario Batali Clams are God’s way of saying “Here, taste the ocean”. Like many shellfish, clams have a hard protective shell to hide their delicate, sweet meat from hungry predators. But I am not deterred.     … Continue reading Three Clam Recipes Just for the Shuck of It!

ErinGoScratch Recipe- BBQ Shrimp Skewers

What says great outdoor summer cooking like gigantic BBQ shrimp on a stick over fire! This recipe is easy to prepare and quick to cook if you prep in advance. Not to mention light, healthy and scrumptious. Ingredients: Marinade- 1/2 cup of pineapple juice, two tablespoons of soy sauce, juice of one lime, 2 cloves garlic (crushed), 3/4 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning or Adobo, black pepper to taste, … Continue reading ErinGoScratch Recipe- BBQ Shrimp Skewers

Five recipes for the seafood lovers- Clams, Crabs and lobster!

If you love seafood the way I do, you are constantly seeking out recipes for spectacular regional clam, crab and lobster dishes. Here are a few gems I have picked up along the way.     NJ Style Garlic Crabs “So if anybody wants to get me something, get me 60 crabs – one for each year. I don’t want no diamonds, I don’t want … Continue reading Five recipes for the seafood lovers- Clams, Crabs and lobster!