Even More Bass.  And Drum Now...

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Even More Bass. And Drum Now...

Thanks to everyone wo came out to our Yo-Zuri weekend.  Lots of folks took advantage of the buy two, get one deal.  We also had a drawing for a nice Yo-Zuri prize package that included a nice selection of Yo-Zuri lures, plus some line and leader.  The winner of that was Rob Livingston, who was represented by his people Mia and RJ when he came to pick up his prize. 

The fishing this weekend was off the hook.  Clams were the ticket.  Fresh shucked and salted, though most anglers chose to use fresh shucked when they were available. The pictures below are just a small portion of what we received. Now is the time to go.

The new factor in the surf was we had some black drum show up.  Again, clams were the key for catching these brutes.

We have also been hearing consistent rumors from trusted sources that there are blowfish in the surf.  Also some reports of weakfish around too.

On the nearshore wrecks and reefs, blackfishing is still good. 

Some notable catches:


Brothers Wayne and Craig Kuehler with a pair of Bass to 9lbs. Both caught on clams.

Our boy @curtiscee from @heavyreelbrewingco with a 31” 10.95 lb bass caught on clam

Father and son combo! Dad Nick and son Mason had bass to 11.75lbs on Clams. They reported 7 Bass in one hour.

@dominick.longo is reporting some drum this morning on fresh shucked clam

Steve Wilson with a nice 32” 12.8lber on the Grumpy’s Clam

Little Scarlett is on them like usual! Throw the snot!

@anthony_barritta found them on fresh shucked

Bob Schwartz with a 10.9 lb drum caught on a grumpy clam

Kai with his first surf bass! 33.5” weighing in at 11.5lbs! Caught it on the Grumpy’s Fresh Clam

Owen caught his first bass on a grumpy clam! Great job!

William and family found bass on grumpy clams

@smgroutmaster with another slob tautog. 23” 8.9 lb caught on green crab and a @ssbucktails white chin wrecker on his custom @blackholeusa 691UL

Josh Beebe with a nice fish on salted clam! He had 3 with this one being his PB. He stopped into the shop to show us the pictures and get new batteries for that sweatshirt.

Ray and his son Raymond made the cover of the fisherman magazine recently.  Raymond was in the shop yesterday and we discussed his debut magazine cover (I am sure there will be more) and Raymond asked me to remind everyone again that he caught a nice trout while Scott was there and could not catch a fish.  Raymond is brutal.  Scott’s reaction…