June 28, 2010

Mako Shark Fever Tournament Report

Another good weekend of sharkin!

Friday had the Fish Head out for Mako Fever. Beat off blue sharks all day long until the 2 o clock bite came which was the right kind. good fight with a nice jump. Made it on the scales for Mako Fever after day one with third place. 185lbs. Unfortunately it didn't last as there were many 200lb class fish brought in. Regardless we had a blast and it's always nice to weigh one in.

Saturday fished the Lowrider. Fishy conditions, again beat off the blue sharks all day long. Caught and released quite a few. Highlight was a 300lb Great white that did a drive by and circled the boat. What a sight! We never got the right one to bite that day. But again... had a blast!!! Congrats to Big Kid on the winning fish (I think) and XTC for hangin a good one in Mako Fever

June 21, 2010

LOWRIDER - Brett Taylor Bailey Annual Mako Shark Rodeo Tournament Report

Lowrider fished with our shark fishing crew for the Brett Bailey Shark tournament out of Brielle this weekend. Fantastic fishing!! We had action all day with many bites, sights,run offs, and hook ups. Finished the day going 4 for 4 on sharks. 3 makos, 1 brown- (all released except the one for the scales) 172lbs on the tournament scale. Not enough to put us on the board but a quality fish! We finished the night with a great party at the dock grillin some fresh mako steaks YUM!!
Congrats to Insufficient Funds on their win and big fish 385lbs!! WOW. Great tournament/great fishing/great crew! Mako Mania/Fever coming up next weekend!!!

June 18, 2010

FISH HEAD - Belmar NJ Bay Striped Bass Fishing Trip with Friends

Had good friend Sean and 2 of his 4 kids out. Original plans were for a bay trip but the kids wanted to catch a striper so off we went. Netted a few baits, and we were hooked up instantly with fish as big as them. Jack and Lexi had a blast. They even got to see some whales breaching in the bunkers. Great evening on the water!!

June 15, 2010

LOWRIDER - Striped Bass Charter with the Emde Charter

We had Ed Emde his father and son out for a bass charter after loading up on bait we headed North. Then all hell broke loose for well over an hour. It was non stop action on livies and pencil poppers, which Ed s son had his limit on at age 7 he's already a pro! Eds dad had the largest at 34 Lbs. Boxed up and releasing all but 7 we went into release mode. Three generations on board with memories to share forever! Ed thanks for another great trip!

June 13, 2010

LOWRIDER - Bass Charter 6/10/10

We had Brian Hanisco and crew out for a Bachelor Party Bass trip.After sliding them off to the afternoon, we were off to find bait. After we had a few in the well while we were still looking for more all hell broke loose and it was game on! Brian put the 1st of a limit in the boat and hooked a few on a pencil popper after we ran through our bait. Big thanks to Capt Rich for the extra livies. After the dust cleared or the rain stopped which ever came first we had our limit and Brian and the rest had new personal bests,the biggest being Brians was 44lbs! Good luck in the future and see you guys for the canyon trip.Hopefully this fishing continues

June 7, 2010

FISH HEAD - Weekend Recap

Saturday - Had John Tom and Ed for a full day striper trip. We opted to fish the afternoon into evening and rolled the dice and went south. All fired up for a bite with about 100 bunkers in the well.........and no one home. We worked it all day trying many areas off Seaside, Bay Head, IBSP Lavalette and eventually running back towards home to catch only one stray bass (Released). Only a couple other run offs. Tough day but we all tried hard and as always, a great day on the water.

Sunday - funday - Me and GF,some buddies and DP-Jr. Went sea bassing. Left early to beat the blow (and it blew up good) It was drop and reel with many double headers. 66 keepers in 2 hours fishing. Many smaller releases. Fish tacos tonight for DP Jr's B-day!! YUM

June 2, 2010

FISH HEAD - Afternoon Stripers and Sea Bass

Had John and Tom out for their second trip this season. Started snagging/netting bait early and filled the well. First stop was over some hard bottom looking for bass before the evening bite began. Dropped down some jigs and boated 4 nice sea bass for dinner. Wish I had pcks they were all 4lb hump heads. Headed to the striper grounds where we were greeted with a slow but steady pick. Finished the night with 10 fish and a few more lost at boatside. All stripers were released to fight again. A nasty fog bank rolled in around 7pm so we fished a little longer and headed for the barn. Another great day on the water!!!

June 1, 2010

FISH HEAD - Stephan Howarth Charter

On Sunday SIC (Shark Inlet Charters) had both boats Lowrider and Fish Head out for an afternoon bass trip with the Steve Howarth group. We had a slow bite going with only 4 fish in the box by 6pm. Fish were there just not chewing. As soon as the sun set....all hell broke loose!!! The crew all had time to practice and fine tune thier livelining skills and were ready to battle when the bite turned on. We finished the day bringing home 14 fish for the group of 10 and released 4 more to fight again. Another great day on the water!!!

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