Night time is the right time…

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Night time is the right time…

The big striped bass fishing remains good, but first, some shop news…

For those of you who have been looking for “hard to find” items, such as 9 foot ODM DNA rods, or Scabelly Gliders, we have added a restock notification button for out of stock items.  All you need to do is click the button on the item page and enter your e-mail in the popup window that appears.  When we restock, you will automatically get an e-mail that the product is available.

We have added a new line of reels to the online store.  We have had them in the shop for a long time now.  But, for the people who don’t feel like showing up, you can now order Penn Spinfisher VI spinning reels and Penn Spinfisher VI Liveliner Spinning Reels from our online store.  The newest, and best, version of a classic spinning reel that has been responsible for landing many gamefish, including lots of large striped bass.

Speaking of large striped bass, they are still here.  The daytime bite changed up a little, in that it was moderate pick of fish on bait.  The daytime bite on lures seemed to slow down.  If you prefer to fish lures, don’t worry.  The nighttime bite on lures is FIREMetal lips swimmers were the ticket, along with gliders.

Here are the catches we heard about today that came with pictures included:


One of the fish we heard on lures during the day came in from Kevin Lorenz.  He recently picked up a 10’6” Grumpy Sandstorm rod and this is the first fish he caught with it.  What a way to break in a rod. 


Now for the nighttime fish.  @SURF_RAT024 sent us this picture of a striper he landed locally.  He chose to shoot the picture at an angle that shows the last thing a bunker gets to see…


Next up is our own Sean Smida.  He got out onto IBSP after work and beat them up on metal lips swimmers. 


Jay came into the shop, picked up some metal lip swimmers, and went out to join the action.  He succeeded.


George Miller got into them too, using a Scabelly Glider


Not everything was on wooden plugs.  EP_Outdoors got into them using an new standard, a bone colored plastic swimmer.

The big fish has Ray happy, but also sad.  He couldn’t get out last night to partake in the fun.  We found him in the back stock room looking like this: