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July 6 Fishing Report

Raymond Lopez reports the “Miss Liane” is now sailing for billfish and tuna. Their
last trip out was excellent as they hooked onto a white marlin and blue marlin.
They are sailing every week offshore for tuna and billfish, weather permitting.


Captain Gary
Dugan has been fishing the “Irish Jig” while spending more time fishing the
nearby artificial reefs as the fluke have begun their move to the ocean. He is
also avoiding the greenhead flies in the bay. His bay fishing trips resulted in
keeper fluke along with a healthy number of bluefish. He is now fishing for
fluke on the reefs along with other bottom fish.


Captain John
Lewis reports he has just moved his new boat, “Insatiable” to its berth at the
Beach Haven Yacht Club. He has a few more items to take care of and will be
sailing for fish very soon.


Captain Max
Goldman reports the “Starfish” has been catching some nice black sea bass
fishing various structure in the ocean. Although the daily bag limit is just one
fish per angler, his anglers are also catching a variety of other bottom fish.


Captain Brett Taylor of “Reel
Reaction Sportfishing” has been fighting the winds recently and maintains
fishing is better when those strong south winds shift to the northwest. He had
a recent four-man party fishing a 4-hour bay trips and released a grand total
of 112 short fish while keeping four to 23-inches. He is taking care of some routine
maintenance on his skiff while enjoying the Fourth of July weekend with his
family. He will be back at it on Monday.


The Junior
Mates Program for the BHCFA is now in full swing with an avid group of
youngsters eager to learn the details of fishing. Captain Max passed along the
current accomplishments of some former Junior Mates. Max is now a full captain
along with Nick Perello and Jonathan Kelly. Marlyn Graham is working toward her
nursing degree while Nick Haws is studying naval architecture at SUNY.


Another former
Junior Mate, Liane Lopez, is also a captain and has graduated from the
University of Miami. She has been guiding parties in the Miami area and helping
her dad Captain Ray Lopez while in New Jersey.


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