WE ARE NOW SAILING 3:30 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M. EVERY FRI., SAT. AND SUN.,
CLAMMING FOR STRIPED BASS
2014 CHARTERS AVAILABLE MON. TUES. WED. THURS. AFTERNOONS ONLY
PROWLER5 - APRIL 22nd, STRIPE BASS REPORT
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Early report - Me, Rob and Brian have the Prowler5 out on the bass grounds today way up into the shallows. It's a beautiful day although we haven't caught any fish yet. We're on a tide change - we're just starting to get the incoming tide now. Also, I just listened to the marine forecast and they are calling for gale force winds 25-35 for Wed. into Thurs. So that would be a no go for those two days. But we will be back out on the grounds for Friday's 7:30 - 2:30 trip. Also, I have guys coming down for Saturday's 3:30-9:00 trip. So we'll be out that night as well and the weather looks decent for the weekend. FOLLOW-UP REPORT - We did get a bite on the other tide, but I had to move from my first drop. Went a little further west on some readings and we finished the day with 7-8 keepers plus short action for 11 anglers today. Today's pool winner was Alex Rivera o fN. Plainfield, NJ with a 22lber. Everyone went home with some fish today. It was a nice day. I even had the mascot Maggie out for her first trip of the year. We'll see you Fri. morning 5:30 a.m. sharp. Thx., Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - APRIL 21st, UPDATE
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Good morning. Brian called and said there were not a lot of people down at Atlantic Highlands Harbor this morning. He said the Hunter sailed with around 12 and Dorothy B with around 8 or 9 and Tommy on the Star sailed half-day. Anyway, that being said, it looks like a good day to bass fish tomorrow, Tues. 4/22. But, Wed. is a no go. It's going to be too windy of a day blowing 30 out of the NW. Thursday's forecast is for wind too. But I'll keep you posted. Thx., Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - EASTER SUN. APRIL 20TH, BASS REPORT
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. We have about 4 or 5 keepers on the boat and about 8 or 9 shorts and dropped several fish. Fishing was much better yesterday. Maybe because we have SE wind today. Not a lot of boats out today from Atlantic Highlands Harbor. Just the Prowler and the two half day boats. Anyway, that's the 12:30 report. We're lighting up everyday 7:30 to 2:30 plus Saturday afternoons 3:30 - 9:00. Thx. Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - SAT. APRIL 19TH GOOD START TO THE BASS DAY - KEEPERS
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Capt. Robbie Barradale just called at 8:45 a.m. and reported theye already have three nice keeper bass. That's a big improvement from the last few days. They have a fair amount of people on the boat - about 18 customers. He said it's a finally a beautiful day out on the water and the fish are being boated on fresh clams that we got yesterday. I'll give a followup report later this afternoon. P.S. Sailing everyday (including Easter Sunday) 7:30 to 2:30. Thx., Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - SAILING EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 20TH
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Good news we got 8 bags of fresh clams and some of the half day boats out today had two and three keepers and one of the charter boats had four keepers today. Weather looks great for tomorrow. Crew will be waiting for you at 5:30, Capt. Robbie, Rob and Brian.
PROWLER5 - UPDATE - WED., APRIL 16TH
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. With all the cold temperatures this certainly is not going to help matters for fishing. This, Friday (Good Friday) April 18th is not looking good right now. Forecast is for 15-25 east plus none of the clams boats have been able to get fresh clams with all this east wind. Plus the water is very muddy and rough. I hate to be so negative, but I'm trying to honest with everyone. I think it will take another week for things to get right. But, if anything changes I'll let you know. I think they are calling for a little warmer temps for Sat. and Sun. so we'll see. Thx., Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - SAILING EASTER SUNDAY
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Just wanted to let you know that the Prowler5 will be sailing Easter Sunday 7:30 - 2:30. We have some regulars coming down so we will definitely be sailing. Me, Rob and Brian will be lighting up at 5:30.
PROWLER5 - SUN. APRIL 13TH, STRIPED BASS REPORT - UPDATE
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Capt. Robbie Barradale just posted on facebook that they landed their first striped bass of the season. Though, it looks like a short in the picture. So we'll see what happens for the rest of today. By the way, we won't be shaping again until the end of the week. Thx., Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - SUN. APRIL 13TH, STRIPED BASS REPORT
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Brian called and said that they are out on the bass grounds again today with Capt. Robbie and Devin. It's a beautiful day out on the water. I think he said it's just the Prowler and the Sea Hunter out today (I'm not sure). Yesterday's trip there were no bass caught. Hopefully the water will warm up. I'll give a follow up report later when they come in. Thx., Capt. Scott.
PROWLER5 - SAT. APRIL 12TH, 1ST BASS TRIP
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Brian called and said the boys are on their way out to the bass grounds. Heading all the way up in the back into the flats. I'll give a follow-up report later this afternoon. Hopefully Capt. Robbie can find a few bass back there. Things should pick up soon with the nice warmer weather we'll be getting. Looks good for tomorrow, Sun. and Mon. is going to be 75 degrees. Tues. rain, Wed. N wind - not looking good. So Sun. and Mon. look like the days to come out and get on the water if you want to do some striped bass fishing. On behalf of my crew, Rob, Brian and Devin we look forward to seeing you down at the dock now that we're sailing. P.S. A little too early to do the 3:30 trips right now. When we get some warmer weather - maybe next week or two. I'll keep you posted. Thx., Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - APRIL 11TH, UPDATE - SAILING SAT. SUN. AND MON.
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. My man Richie down the Harbor told me still no change. There hasn't been a lot of people around and still no fish being caught. Anyway, that's an honest report - no BS. Weekend is supposed to be super weatherwise so will be shaping up on Sat., Sun. and Mon. We have CG on Wed. Thx., Capt. Scott .
PROWLER5 - APRIL 6TH, BASS REPORT
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. Like I posted on my last report, I'm planning on going for striped bass on Sat. April 12th. Although the bass boats that went out yesterday had nothing good to report. We'll see what happens April 12th, hope I don't have to go offshore and fish for something else. I just hate to go out and fish for something that's not here yet. I'm chomping at the bit to go out and fish. I'll see what the week brings and keep you posted. Thx, Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - UPDATE APRIL 4TH
Hey gang, Capt. Scott here. We're going to start clamming for stripped bass 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every day starting April 12th. We'll probably start the 3:30 to 9:00 trips the third week of April. The fare for the bass trip is $65 for full; $40 for juniors and rods are $5, if needed. P.S. There will no longer be $5 coupons available this upcoming season. Sorry about that, but there are a lot of expenses in this industry. On behalf of myself and my crew we look forward to seeing you soon and having a great fishing year. Thanks, Capt. Scott
PROWLER5 - TOG REPORT
Hey gang, togging was ok yesterday (Mon.) had some limits. Fishing was the best up in the bow. No one went fising today with the rain. We'll be lighting up tomorrow morning. Come on down. Heated handrails, crabs supplied for bait.
PROWLER5 - FRI., - BIG TOG, NICE BOUNCE BACK - SAILING SUNDAY
Hey gang. Only six anglers showed up to go fishing on the Prowler5 today. We fished 17 fathoms and I do believe everybody got their limits today on big tog, plus some nice big ling. We had a lot of nice big togs caught Friday.
PROWLER5 - SUN.
Hey gang. Fishing was horrible yesterday. The water temperature dropped after the storm. Had one keeper blackfish and a couple of ling. Hopefully, it will bounce back. I think that was the concensus of all of the boats yesterday. Tough day.
PROWLER5 - WED. TOG REPORT
Hey gang. Fished 17 fathoms. Carlos Leroy caught a 15 lb. cod and won today's pool. Bucktail Bob and a few others had their limit. In NJ the limit is now four. Heated handrails, heated cabin, green crabs and white leggers.