The story of the week at South Jersey Marina was Capt. John Sowerby and his Charter Boat Hooked Up II. He went offshore to the Lobster Claw for Blue Fin Tuna on 5 separate trips. On every trip he caught one large Blue Fin with an average weight of 150 pounds. The heaviest weighed 159 pounds on 8/6 and they also had 6 Yellowfin that day. On 8/4 they brought in 2 Bluefin and 3 Dolphin. It was quite a week.
On 8/8 George Pollis of Jupiter, FL weighed a 77 pound Wahoo caught on his 30′ Gillikin. Walt Palmer was the Captain.. This fish was caught at the Elephant Trunk.
The inshore fishing has been hot also. Capt. Clint on Common Sense limited out on Bluefish and brought in a Bonito as well. Slammer Capt. Joe Lehner had 75 Bluefish and 10 keeper Flounder on one of his trips this week.