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September 17, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The end to the 2019 summer flounder season in New Jersey is drawing near with the final day this Saturday, September 21. Predicted strong winds will roil the ocean up for most of the rest of the week and likely mean a slow finish to the season. I fished the Little Egg ...

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STAFFORD -  The weather report looks great!  Hurricane Dorian will be far out to see.  This Saturday is the opportunity to celebrate the Irish at the Jersey Shore. The Ocean County Chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh members are all set to welcome everybody at the 2019 Ocean County ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Labor Day is now in the books, and the kids are back at school. That has traditionally been the official end of the tourist season in southern Ocean County. It certainly does not mean the end of the fishing season, however. As I write this today, Wednesday, our ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - As everyone has been suspecting for quite a while now, we will be having some new regulations on striped bass fishing in New Jersey. A new set of rules will take effect in 2020. There is little doubt that these rules will be stricter than current ones due to a population ...

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CAPE MAY, NJ — Nestled at the tip of New Jersey's peninsula, Cape May offers a little something for every vacationer — from history buffs and beach lovers to foodies and outdoor enthusiasts. Cape May has a long history dating back to its original inhabitants, the Kechemeche tribe. As early as ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - It is hard to believe, but summer is quickly coming to an end. I checked the weather report for the upcoming week, and it looks like it will be a hot one. That should keep the water temperatures high and our fishing action also hot. This warm water will provide us with ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It’s been a month since Karen Farrell found what appears to be an engagement ring on the Belmar beach. And although it’s a longshot, she still hopes to find the person who lost it. Farrell came to Belmar on Sunday, July 7 — the last day of an extended Fourth of July weekend — and ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - I got an update from Bob Severi of Beach Haven on his recent fishing activity. He has fished Little Egg Inlet a couple of times and found fluke, but no keepers. He got into some birds working near Mordecai Island and picked off a small bluefish. He reports seeing plenty ...

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NEW JERSEY - There are 58 national parks in the United States that are maintained by the National Parks Service, which is a division of the Department of the Interior. Of course, national parks like Yellowstone in Wyoming and Yosemite in California are prime tourist destinations, but did you know ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The summer flounder are in the midst of their annual migration from the bay waters on out to the ocean. Right now, most of the fish continue to be throwbacks with many fish just missing the 18-inch mark. Anglers are hoping that some of these fish grow just enough to be legal by ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND -  Bird and Betty's is presenting the Billy Walton Band on Friday night, a summer dance party with DJ Meatball and DJ Stanley Stylez on Saturday and the popular Teen Night on Sunday.   Summer is on big time on LBI.  TAPinto Stafford-LBI thanks the Tide Table Group of ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - While the fishing may not be quite as hot as our weather has been recently, the action is strong enough to please most anglers. The biggest complaint I have heard is the difficulty in catching keeper fluke while having to release so many short fish. Andy Tonnesen at ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND AREA - As I write this report, it is hard to ignore the fact that we are in the midst of a great Fourth of July weekend at the Southern Ocean County shore. The weather is great, there are giant crowds on the beachesand waters, and the anglers are boasting of their catches. Let’s ...

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CHARLESTON, SC - Last month, the South Carolina Aquarium was awarded a 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The Institute of Museum of Library Service pays tribute to organizations “that are making a difference for individuals, families, and communities.” The Institute noted that the ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Perhaps the premier fishing event of all of New Jersey is fast approaching as the captain’s meeting for the Beach Haven Marlin and Tuna Club’s 50th Annual White Marlin Invitational will be held on Tuesday, July 23. I got word from tournament director Dave Ridley that ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - Summer has officially arrived, and the weather in the Southern Ocean County area looks to be very summerlike. This spells good news for the local anglers. As they say at Fisherman’s Headquarters, “the fishing on LBI is in full summertime mode.” Fish Heads sums It up noting ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND AREA -  As I sit here gathering some information on this week’s local fishing report, I am struck by the poor weather we have been experiencing. Right now, there are winds out of the northwest at over 20 miles per hour. At least the sun is out, however, even though the ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND -  It is the second weekend in June, the weather report is rather good. Below is a lislt of the entertainment on LBI this weekend.  Don't forget to check out the Stafford Township Founders Day Parade at 10 a.m. with activities all throughout the day at Doc Cramer Park culminating ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - Congratulations to the Southern Regional High School Fishing Club for their convincing victory in the annual surf fishing tournaments against other area high school fishing clubs. These skilled anglers totaled 556 points with the largest fish of the event caught by Ram fisherman ...

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