Jersey Shore - Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Low and slow until the fish start looking up. Fish aren't all looking up just yet so on the beach or in the boat use sinking lines to get the fly to them. Just because you don't see surface action doesn't mean the fish aren't there and hungry. Lethargic fish may not take topwater, but while strike subsurface flies.

Seven-day forecast 

Things are starting to heat up. The water is getting warm more fish are arriving and staging before the spawning move up the rivers. Bluefish have arrived also. This week or so should really kick things off. This spring game is a luck game. Fish are here today and not tomorrow. Anglers chasing reports will drive themselves nuts. Just pick a spot and fish and enjoy yourself.

Conditions 

Spring is here! Starting to see water temps increase and hit what some say is that magical number of 50. Coming off a full moon which usually gets the fish moving. Smaller fish from land, bigger fish from the boat.

Must Have Flies 
Cowen's Baitfish 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Bucktail Deceiver 2/0 Buy from Orvis.com
Montauk Monster Chart/White 4/0 Buy from Orvis.com
The Average Angler
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