South Jersey Fishing Report [8/10]
The humps and structure throughout the Atlantic City Reef continue yielding flounder between three and seven pounds on the three to six ounce Glow and School Bus SPRO bucktail tipped with a chartreuse or Nuclear Chicken Gulp! Grub.
Inside, there is good to excellent weakfish action during the last of the incoming and the first of the outgoing in Main Marsh, Meadow Cut and Black Point. Weaks to four pounds are inhaling shedder crab and also the four inch chartreuse or pearl white four inch Gulp! Ripple Mullet affixed to a plain 3/8 or ½ ounce jig head. Triggerfish to 2-1/2 pounds are being nailed on clam at the T-Jetty and also along the deeper sedge edges along Man Killer Bay and Little Panama.
In the 60 to 65 foot reach on the Great Egg Reef, it’s the three and four ounce S&S Sand Eel or Sea Robin Rattletail loaded with a five inch Uncle Josh Meat strip or a strip of mackerel or squid for flatties to six pounds. On the Ocean City Reef, flounder to 20 inches and keeper sea bass are on the squid/minnow (killie) and squid/spearing glom.
Weakfish to three pounds are being hammered after dark on the Arkansas Shiner and pink Fin-S and bubblegum SkippyFish along the shellbeds inside Corson’s Inlet east of the Rush Chattin Bridge and west into the ICW up to the 51st Street Access in Ocean City.
Foot long kingfish are along the beaches from Margate through Strathmere down to Sea Isle and buckets are being filled using bloodworm or Fishbites on a hi-lo rig. There are keeper fluke to four pounds being hit on the two and three ounce Crazy Chartreuse SPRO bucktail/mackerel strip in 50 to 60 feet at the Townsend’s Inlet Reef.