Sunday, June 18, 2017

Sharking with Oscar Carillo

Had Oscar out for the Brett Bailey shark tourney. Got underway
And had the fish hit the short bait in first hour, took and hour
To land the fish. Got back to Hoffman and weighed 215lbs, which
Got us 4th place.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Stripers with Adam Conley and son

Had longtime regular Adam call me with a special request
Was at the shore with his family and wanted his 4 year old
Harrison to experience some striper livelining. Told him it's been
Tough fishing but best bet was an evening try. He agreed and off
We went, tough to get bait, but once we got it made a call to Capt
Derrick, thanks buddy! Made the run and had the youngest to date
On Andreas Toy Harrison land a striper as big as him! With the sun
Setting dad said let's him to bed! What a great experience for me
and my crew of 2 sons mating for Adam and his son, truly a family

Monday, June 12, 2017

Mixed bag with the Andy Tamas charters

Had Andy back with brother Chris and cuz Mike
And Mike T. Made bait and went on the hunt for stripers,
No luck with them so we picked away at sea bass and ling
With way too many shorts. Ended up the day sharking
And busted off a nice thresher! Ugh!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Canyon Run Open boat

Made my first trip to the canyon yesterday, took some searching
But found what we wanted, didn't have half the spread and we had
Our first tuna on the deck a 32 inch bluefin, had another double a
Few minutes later and all went quiet. Decided to head back inshore
Before we got caught by afternoon winds.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Gerald Paige Seabassing

Had Gerald out with his son his girlfriend and buddy Ed.
Made bait early and went on the hunt for stripers, after a few
Hours of drifting and dreaming we went sea bassing, it was
Lock and load getting our Limit quickly and getting some fluke
As well.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Sharking with the Paul White Family

Had Paul back with son. His son Will wanted to see an land
A shark. Made the run out and found what we were looking for!
Son did quick work on the 8 foot blue. Conditions got a lot bit
Sporty so headed Inshore to look for some stripers, no luck
And called it an early day.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Mixed bag with the Todd Kole charter

Had Todd back again from last weeks striper trip with Dad
and his buddies. Made the move back to Point Pleasant the
previous day And gave the boys an option for stripers or sharks.
The guys choose sharks, so we made bait took a few drifts for
Stripers with no luv and headed to the shark grounds. Got to the first
Spot no luv, went to second spot and game on landing a 7 foot
Blue. Winds picked up and headed back Inshore for a striper drift,
South wind picked up and shut everything down and headed to the

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Stripers with Adam Conley

Had regular Adam out with buddies Pat, Jason, and Pat.
Made bait and went searching set up at various locations
And just dogfish and skates, second to last spot tons of
Blues, finally found one fish while livelining. Tough day

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Stripers/Mixed Bag with John Ryan and crew

Had long time regular John out with buddies Jeff
Mat and Joe. Made bait and went down the beach
Looking for the larger striped variety, no luck.
Hit a few spots for seabass/ling landing some nice sized
Ones of both species for the table. Shifted gears and went
Back on the chunk and landed numerous blues for the smoker
Before getting some stripers for the guys.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rainy Day Stripers with the Todd Kole charter

Had Todd back with Rob, Matt, and Striper newbies
Steve, Bill, and Daniel. With crappy conditions was
Stuck in the river, had a slow start not getting any
Action till later in the morning. Finally found some
Fish that wanted to chew, 3 of the guys landed their
Stripers bringing smiles to the guys faces. Did some
Livlining but missed our few shots, went back on the troll
And landed another one.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Stripers with Christian Cortizo Charter

Had Christian out for a morning trip with brothers Oscar and
Adrien, and fellow Elizabeth High School coaches Lou and Bob
(colonel), with son Bob. Bob jr got the action started popping
His striper Cherry. Had a very slow pick and with everyone
Landing a striper. With a time constraint fell one short of our Limit
When 2 shorts came up. Fun day otherwise.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Unders Limit with DJ Charter

Had DJ back with T, Don, Lamar, and newbies Dave and Gary,
Made bait early and went on the hunt, Dave and Gary popped
Their striper cherries early and it make became a slow grind
With no bites, decided to liveline exclusively the rest of the trip
And checked out different spots till we found a nice pod of fish!
Livelined our Limit and went into release mode.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Unders Limit with the Greg Mulligan charter

Had Greg back with buddies Ray, Jerry John and his son Dillon
Made bait and went searching hit a few spots and got some action,
Ended up throwing the hook and chunking, kept a few for the guys
That wanted some fresh fish and released the rest. Fun day with some
Great guys on the water!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Unders Limit with the Adam Conley charter

Had regular Adam back with Mat, Mike, Andy's son
Mat, DJ. Went on the hunt and took a while to find 
Them, once we got dialed in we had a decent pick, 
Got our Limit and released few. Congrats to Mat 
And DJ on their first striper.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rainy Day Unders Striper Limit with the Derrick Jackson charter

Had newcomer Derrick with crew of Anita, Lou, Rob
James, and Tony. Put in the mojos and went into search
mode. Found a small pod of fish and went to work on
Them, got our unders Limit with Lou and Rob popping
Their striper cherries. Found a small pod of bunker and
Started livlining,'catching and releasing another half

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Stripers with Larry Brusskin

Had Larry back with stepson Julius who had turned into
His main fishing companion. Went looking around in a new
Area and got into some nice fish, had our Limit and released
A few others. Ended the day getting some bluefish for the

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Unders Limit with the Glenn Kauffman charter

Had Repeat Glenn back with Mike,John,Graham
And Lou, searched different spots and got a few early,
Found a decent patch of fish and limited The trip.
No takers after that after searching a few more areas.
Ended the day chunking some blues.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Unders Limit with the Brian Kohute charter

Had Brian back with son Gavin and buddies John
Tony, Dave, and Ralph. Made bait and went looking
Put in the mojos and got our Limit on a slow grind.
Checked out some areas and found some more,
Had made bait earlier and livies but went 0-4
Fish were very Finicky on the baits. Had a bunch of
cherries popped with Tony, Dave and Ralph getting
Their first ever.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Striper Unders Limit with Mike Tese charter

Had Mike, who you may not know helps Gerry with this great
website! With family members Andrew, Chris, and Mike.
Looked around for a while and found some fish. Had a slow
grind, but finally got our Limit and went into release mode.
Cool thing was putting Mike Tese who helped me start my business into his first striper ever, congrats buddy!

Friday, May 5, 2017

Cinco de Mayo Unders Limit with Greenewald Charter

Had Troy and Pat out with first time striper fisherman John,
Brian and Sean. Started out with the guys busting their striper
Cherries early then the rest of the crew getting theirs. Got our
Our unders Limit then released another half dozen before calling it
A day to get to the armory to continue the party!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Unders Limit with the Marchan/Rodgers charter

Had long time regular Ed with buddy Dave from Arizona and
Joe from Florida. Obviously these guys did not bring the
Weather but they did bring good luck. Ed started off popping
His striper Cherry with a nice 38 inch keeper. Then Joe
Landed our first bluefish of the season. Then things went
Real quiet, made a serious move and found some fish,
Our Limit then went into relase mode. With Joe popping
His Cherry and Ed helping us reel in fish, have this same
crew out again in am.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Striper Limit with the Pat Noonan

Had Pat back out again this year with son Brian
And brother John with son Joe. Started with white
Mojos and Brian got us started early with a nice 36
Incher, fishing was slow so, made bait and went
Chunking no luck or I'm not patient enough!
Went back on the troll and got into a steady pick,
Got out unders Limit then went into release mode.

Pool Winner:

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Striper Trip with Brandon Igdalsky

Had longtime regular Brandon with Buddy Frank on board
Netted our bait early and headed to the grounds. Put
in the mojos to find the life and had a nice one right away!
Put in the Baits and dropped 3 off the bat, kiss of death,
Rest of the day was a death slow pick! Landed one more
On the troll and tried livelining rockpiles, lost a few more
And pulled the plug after a long day!

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Stripers with the Maureen Hope charter

Had Maureen out with Jim, Andy, Herb, Jimmy, and Dave.
Went to usual spot and had slow action, went and netted
Liveline 2 fish to 25lbs. That slowed and went to the mojos.
Slow grind landing another 3. Unfortunately we dropped
At least 6 fish which hasn't happened all season. Tough day
But great peeps!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Big Bass limits with the Brown charter

Had Tregg back with buddies Earl, Chris and Lloyd.
Had a slow pick up fish until we found the jumbos
Landed 6 over 40 inches and released another half
Dozen. Netted some bait and tried livelining couple
Of bites good to see some nice quality fish!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Striper Limit with the Nangle/Biglin charter

Headed out today with Scott and his son Zach and Larry
And his son Andrew. Finding bait was tough today with
Crappy conditions, so we went on the hunt with the plugs.
Found them and limited quickly on fish to 38 inches
releasing another half dozen Fish. Went back to looking for
bunker to use, but only found a few no luck on the chunk.
Bittersweet trip with Andrew moving to California but
Good bonding trip for Larry and his son.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Striper Limit with the Paul Talaga family

Had Paul out with family Benny, Jose, son Marco and
The Bishop. Started out loaded up the livewell and went
On the hunt. Found the fish quickly and Marco landed his
First striper ever which was 36 inches, bite continued the
rest of the morning getting our Limit and releasing another
Half dozen, great trip with a fun crew.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Striper Limit with the Mike Scarcelle family

Had Mike out with wife Crickett, sons Stone and
Blaze and buddy Ryan. Cricket got us going within
5 minutes of lines in and the party went from there.
After getting our Limit of fish to 36 inches went into
release mode we changed Gears. Joe filled the net on
bunkers and went livelining And chunking, no takers.
Crew decided to call it early And take some pictures
and drink! Fun times with a Great crew!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Father/Sons with Boyz striper Cherry popping!

Had My oldest Danny back from college for the weekend
With his brother Tony and his crew of friends, Ray, Mat,
Will, Jaden, JP and Xavier. Searched for a while but found
the mother-load of fish. Kids went to work on the rods, all
Popping their striper cherries on fish to 38 inches!
Great job young men!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Striper Limit with the Adam Conley charter

Had Adam back again for his first trip of the year.
Had Dad John, and buddies Steve, Craig and Steve.
Had newbie Zach on the rod first and he popped his
Striper cherry and got the party started. When the
carnage was over we landed 25 with Adam leading the
Way with a 36 inch beauty. Great job guys!

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Open Boat Striper Limit on a windy day

Had regulars Mike, Charlie, and Paul out this afternoon.
Water was dirty brown, cold, with 25 knot winds. Didn't
Expect much, but it was game on as soon as we put in
The lines! Had our Limit to 34 inches and a dozen shorts
in an hour. After a short while guys decided it was time to
head to the Barge restaurant and have the fish cooked 3
ways, fra Diavlo, Scampi and blackened.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Unreal Striper Bite Today!

Hey guys, great bite under gannets,
Jigged and small plugs for over 20 fish to 15lbs!
Was doing maintenance work at boat, made some calls
and had my mates and family on the boat and crushed them
Season has started!

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