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New Links for 2024

Boating and Sailing Knots for Beginners
VHFC Instagram
Save a Million Bass

New Links for 2023

Maritime Injury Center – Resource for mariners with info on the Jones Act, weather, boating safety and more.
Choosing the Right Boat Submitted By Student Harry
A Resource Guide to Boating and Yachting Submitted By Boy Scout Logan Stevens
Keeping Your Kids Safe on a Family Holiday

New Links for 2022

First Aid for an Unconscious Person
Cold Water Boot Camp
Lakes Near Me
Best Beaches Near Me
Feature Articles from NJ F & W

Links Added for 2021

How to Throw a Cast Net
How Sonars Work
Wave Height at Buoy #44091 located 15 Miles Outside Barnegat Inlet
Accurate Wind & Wave Info

Clubs and Organizations

Go to the REGULATIONS Pull Down Menu and Click on LEGISLATURE for addresses and phone numbers.
Jersey Coast Anglers Association
New Jersey State Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
RFA The Recreational Fishing Alliance
Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP)

Message Boards

Jay Mann’s Fishing Blog 
Fisherman’s HQ Fishing Report 

Bass Barn

Salt Water Registry

NJDEP-NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program

Weather & Sea Surface Temperatures

Atlantic City Weather
National Weather Service
Weather Underground (Manahawkin)
Ocean Water Temperature Maps
The Weather Channel
Coastal Water Temperature Guide (CWTG)


Animated Knots by Grog
Net Knots

Charter Boats

Reel Reaction Sportfishing (CAPT Brett Taylor)
Francesca Marie Sportfishing (CAPT Fran Verdi)
Reel Fantasea (CAPT Steve Purul)
Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association
List of NJ guides

Miscellaneous Topics

Ultimate Guide to Kayak Fishing
Taking Children on their First Fishing Trip
NJ Skillful Angler Award Program
Best Kayaks of 2020
Reef Tactics for Black Sea Bass
NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife
Stripers Forever “Make it a Game Fish”
Barnegat Fishin Hole
Rutgers Marine Research
Rutgers Ocean Monitors (Cool)
Water Works Wonders
United Stated Coast Guard Auxiliary
Boat US
Tackle Organization Tips
Improve Your Fishing Technique at Home: The Complete Guide to a Backyard Fishing Pond
10 Saltwater Night Fishing Tips for Maximizing Fishing Success
Winter Fishing Tips and Tactics
Fishing Techniques: Bring Your Catch Home Without Ice

Fishing Facts

Of the fifty United States, thirty-eight have a striped-bass record. New Jersey has the largest striped-bass record—a 78-pound 8·ounce whopper that was caught in 1982. The state with the smallest striped-bass record is Iowa. That landlocked striper weighed only 9 pounds 4 ounces and was caught in 1983.
There’s something fishy about beer these days. Fish Tail Ale is popular as ever, and New Jersey’s Flying Fish Brewery is one of the state’s largest specialty breweries. There’s also Washington’s Wild Salmon Organic Pale Ale, Florida’s Land Shark beer, Delaware’s Dogfish Head beer, and two versions of Stingray beer—a lighter version from the Cayman Islands and a dark beer from Canada.
The triangle fly is probably the most unusual of saltwater flies. It’s one of the few, if not only, flies tied to a treble hook. It’s also barely a fly at all, because hardly any material is used. It is complete after tying the two straw pearl twinkle flashes and the tiny tuft of natural squirrel, leaving an entire hook fully exposed. Incredibly this barebacked treble fly is a knockout when it comes to sea trout.

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