Thursday, December 3, 2020

TV Shoot with Saltwater Underground

Had Nick Honachefsky back for another TV shoot, this time we focused on stripers. Had mates Willy and Nick on as well and we got on the stripers early and put on a light tackle clinic all with the Savage Gear Eels. Landed over 30 fish in less than an hour of fishing. Had quadruple and triple headers the whole time. Look forward to seeing the final cut of the show. 


Saturday, November 28, 2020

Dream Work Striper Beat Down

When I started this dream 20 years ago, the culmination of my efforts came together  Today. Both my boats with great crew of Capt  Willy, Greg, Nick and Andy with cherished charter of Chris Vaughn and new customer Ryan Himidi had a striper beat down today, between both boats jigging and trolled over 100 fish, ended the day on bigger stripers up 30lbs on the bunker pods!


Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Stripers with Brian Holmes and buddies

Had childhood friend Brian with buddies, CJ, Levy, Sells and Drew, made our way to the grounds in sporty conditions and found the insane life, acres of birds and fish on the surface everywhere. Landed over 20 fish in first hour and decided to look for fish in calmer conditions and give the fellas a chance to hear  music and enjoy adult beverages!😜


Saturday, November 21, 2020

Andreas Toy Stripers with Ettore Troia and the boys

Had first time customer Ettore with Andy and the crew out today. Went searching for life starting off with a few shorts found some fish later in the morning landing a few keepers and keeping the rods bent with a bunch of shorts for the boys. Once it slowed made an attempt at togging which was not good. Fun bunch of guys on a beautiful day, wish we had more keepers!



Thursday, November 19, 2020

Stripers with Tattoo Dan and Crew

Absolute slaughter with Tattoo Dan and the boys, not even 8am and have over 20 fish to 44 inches! 


Saturday, November 14, 2020

Stripers with Jeremy Ingle and Crew

Capt Willy and Greg had regular Jeremy Ingle along with Brian and Brian for stripers today. Action all day boxing out our striper limit as well as releasing 15 others. Great day on the water with great guys! 


Friday, November 13, 2020

Stripers for Tom and Crew

Captain Willy and mate Nick had Tom and friends out this morning. They got on some active fish early and capitalized while they could and had an action packed hour or two with fish all over on the surface. All fish were caught on casting lutes with the hottest lure being the Salt Pursuit metal lip. They worked through the rainy conditions and had a great day bring home 3 keepers and releasing 6 overs.


Sunday, November 8, 2020

Halloween Striper jigging with Jeff Speruto and the guys

10/31: Had Jeff back with buddies Joe and newcomers Tyler and Tom. Started out jigging under the birds getting a few bites each drift. Found an active pod of fish and had 3-4 fish on during the entire drift until the boat traffic drove them down, ended up with a dozen fish to 44lbs, all safely released except three nice 35-38 inch fish, all on the jigs.


Stripers with Brian and friends

Captain Willy and mate Tyler had Brian and friends out today for bass. The guys didn't have interest in trolling so it took a little but they eventually found some active bass on bunker and it lasted for hours. Snag and dropped a limit along with many releases of overs to about 35 lbs. Excellent day with constant action and plenty of fish all on bait.


Saturday, November 7, 2020

50+ lb Stripers

11/7: Willie and Greg had Mike, George and sons out for their first striper trip ever. Started the day off quickly getting two keepers followed by a 52 inch fish which was quickly released. Filled the box and went into release mode. On our way home found an active pod of bunker where we snagged and dropped another fish which was also released, 49 inch long by 29 girth estimated at 51 pounds! Great day with newcomers to the Toy!


Thursday, October 29, 2020

Stripers with the Parashos Brothers

Had Jimmy and Nick back out for stripers, they brought their youngest brother Chris who had never caught a striper. Got to the first pod of bait but no takers. Went searching and found the right one all by ourselves. Landed 3 keeper fish to 38 inches, congrats Chris on popping your striper cherry. Went in the river to find some fish in calmer conditions, no luck so ended the trip early.




Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Stripers with Adam and the Boys

Had Adam back with DJ, Pat, Mat, Mike And Larry. Filled up the livewell and off we went. Had 2 fish to 44 inches right away then slowed down. Found the birds and had them on top finishing the trip with 10 fish from 36 inches up 45 all on shad and metal


Thursday, October 22, 2020

Offshore Mixed Bag and Swordfish with the Regulars

Had Russ, Chris, Mark, back with buddy Rich. Started out on the tuna grounds, very slow to start, decided to make a run and worked out great for the crew. Landed a dozen mahi to 15lbs, then landed tiles to 25lbs, had the choice to go back for tuna or deep drop for swords, guys wanted some sword steaks, made a drop 15 minutes later we were tight and landed a nice 200lb sword! First NJ daytime sword for the Toy! And the beat goes on!




Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna And Mahi with Dave Zack and crew

Had first timer with the Toy Dave with buddies Brendan, SteveX2, Chris and Rich, had a slow pick on the tuna going 3-6 on nice size yellows and first bluefin of the fall. Ended the day on half a dozen nice size mahi, good guys to have onboard today.


Sunday, October 11, 2020

Inshore Blast with the Kids

Hey guys, had a change of pace trip had Zuhaib and buddy Ahsan out with the kids today. Started out on the reef but east wind came on and kids started getting sick so ran back inside, Jamar netted some peanuts and went into light tackle mode for stripers, and landed some out of season fluke. Good day with the kids!


Sunday, October 4, 2020

Andreas Toy Midshore/Canyon Trip with the regulars for Tuna/Mahi

Had long time regular Chuck back with Russ, Chris, Andres, Gary and Son, and they let my dad Tag along, thanks guys so grateful! Started out on the midshore Yellowfin grounds, everyone landed a fish and sprinted to the canyons, once there found some longfins. Soon after got on the mahi wrecking them to 15lbs. Another enjoyable day with great peeps!


Monday, September 28, 2020

Mahi TV Shoot with Reel Fishing with Upstream

Had Charles and Gerard back to do a shoot on mahi. Saw hundreds but very little cooperation. Fortunately caught enough to put together a show. Nonetheless great music and good times!


Sunday, September 27, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna Beatdown with a sprinkling of Mahi for Adam Conley and the crew

Had Adam out with brother MatT and buddies Jordon, Aaron, Kenny, Steve. From the time we got there at 10 until we left at 12,we had over 20 bites on jigs and bait. Insane fishing. Kept 10 plenty of meat for the crew and left them biting. Went mahi fishing to end the day. Great day of fishing!


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna And Mahi with Demetri and the boys

Had Demtri back with his bro Jeremy and Manny. Started out with the tuna which was slow for us, but still managed to land 3 nice ones. Changed to mahi which wasn't much better but landed half a dozen with the guys landing their first up to 12lbs.


Friday, September 18, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna & Mahi with the regulars

Had long time customers Mike, Russ, with newcomers Chris, Dan and Anthony out today. Started chunking and jigging going 6-9 on stud Yellowfin, thanks Sal for the shoutout. Once the bite slowed ended the day light tackle mahi fishing landing over 30, great time with some good dudes!



Thursday, September 10, 2020

Andreas Toy Tuna/Mahi with Russ Chelak and crew

Had longtime customer Russ back with buddies Bob, Tim, Al and newcomer Darryl. Started off on the yellows jigging and chunking going 6-10 to start the day. Ended the day mahi fishing landing over 20 mahi. Fun time with the guys, headed in early to beat the storms.



Monday, September 7, 2020

Andreas Toy Second Day of MMRTC with John Swain family

Had John back with daughter Lauren, her fiancé Jalen And nephew Jake. Decided to start the trip of with  Mahi Landing over 30 of them, then went to the Tuna Grounds going 4-7, it was the kids first time Tuna fishing. They did a great job each landing one on a jig. Made it to  The scales but not able to place this year, great job to the teams that placed.


Sunday, September 6, 2020

Ballem Family Inshore Speedsters Mixed Bag

Capt Willy and Greg had the Ballem family out today on the inshore grounds for a mixed bag trip. Mission accomplished and caught 10 different species including Bonito, Spanish Macks, and albies all close to home. Ended the trip with a dock and dine at Waypoint 622. 


Thursday, September 3, 2020

Tuna And Mahi with the Steve and the boys

Had first time customer Steve with sons Evan and Scott. This was their first time tuna fishing and the boys did great. After 3 fish the guys were ready to shift gear and went  Mahi fishing. Guys luved that Landing over 20 on light Tackle gear. Awesome time with the guys.


Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Andreas Toy Fishing MMRTC Tournament with John Swain and crew

Had John out with buddies Mike, Aaron and Joe to fish the MMRTC tournament against some of the best fishing crews on the east coast. Started out in canyons looking for a sword at night, but only had limited time 3 hours and 2 knot drift was a waste of time. Tried for bigeye no luck just longfin. Came inside to get our Yellowfin to put us on the  Board for 2nd place for tuna stringer. Great time fishing with this crew!


Monday, August 24, 2020

Yellowfin Express Trip with Chris V-Keith Bang-Bang

Had Chris and brother Mike with Keith Bang-Bang and buddies MJ and Doug, back from our  Striper trip from the Spring. Decided to do an  express trip with the suspect weather. Got to the grounds and got our fish going 7-10. Back at the dock early enjoying the day! Great time with the boys!



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