Limiting out on sea bass with the Starlight Fleet, Wildwood Crest.
While weather here in Cape May County makes fishing a challenge, I had the pleasure of fishing last week in San Diego with the temp about 80 degrees. It certainly made me hungry for warmer times and the fishing days we all enjoy.
However, the Starlight Fleet in Wildwood Crest continues to find sea bass, despite the cold. Choi Meen, Edison; Ralph Molinaro, N. Haledon; David Kim, East Rutherford; and Mike Jung, Queens, NY, all caught the limit with fish up to 7.5-pounds.
A few days later Had Birchmire, Cherry Hill; Samuel Ok, Little Neck, Queens, NY;, Jim Butler, Telford, Pa.; Doug Moyer, Schwenksville, Pa.; and Dave Chapelle, Wayne, Pa., caught the limit with fish up to 6.5-pounds. 1 Blueline Tile- 5.5 pounds
Ok, won the pool with a 11.2-pound pollack and Chapelle had an nice 5.5-pound blueline tile fish.
The Starlight Fleet runs offshore sea bass trips Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 a.m. by reservation only. Call 729-7776.
Fins & Gins, Wildwood, continues to fish open boat or charter for tog or sea bass whenever the weather permits. Call to reserve 425-3021.
If you know of any other charters still running, let me know so the readers can make plans.
Of Interest: Division of Fish and Wildlife is seeking information on inland nesting colonies of herons. Contact Christina Kisiel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applying for Physical Education Grants has been extended to Feb. 9. Grants provide up to $2,500 to certified teachers to establish a fishing and/or boating education program. futurefisherman.org/programs/physh_ed/ or njfishandwildlife.com/pegrant.htm
Women & Wildlife Awards: Nominations are open to female science professionals whose work has a direct impact on NJ wildlife. Deadline is Friday, Jan. 23. Forms are posted on conservewildlifenj.org/events/2008/page56.html .
I want to share some photos from our trip in San Diego. We had to purchase saltwater fishing licenses ($13.40 each) for the day. Are they coming to NJ? Let me know what you think.
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