CAPT. KEVIN'S FISHING REPORT

Captain Kevin Bradshaw

Catches of the WeekCheck out the Catches of the Week to the right. These and earlier photos can also be found in the "Photo Album" and you can download a complimentary copy of your photo from there. Enjoy!

MONDAY-8-21-17 PORGY

1/2 DAY PORGY/SEA BASS EVERYDAY 8 AM-12:30 PM  &  1:30 PM-6 PM

Both morning and afternoon trips for porgies were quite fruitful with all anglers aboard catching plenty of nice sized porgies. Check out the new pictures in the photo album to see young Tyler holding up a pair of big porgies and Lou with a nice Trigger fish as well as several buckets 1/2 full of porgies, and young Brody behind the fish board full of porgies. I am so pleased that there are so many families aboard and the kids are actually fishing and excited, instead of sitting playing on their phones/devices. We had clear skies for those who were interested in the Solar Eclipse, and it did not seem to have any effect on the fishing. Just a reminder that our mates Jake, Jeremy and Sean help you throughout the 4 1/2 hr trip, making your fishing adventure aboard the Dorothy B. a unique one. Jake and Jeremy are artists at filleting the porgies so that you can take them home to bake, broil, fry or grill. It is a lot of work, takes a lot of time and skill and is hard on their hands, so think about the service they provide to you.

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CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON THE BOAT   NO ADVANCE PURCHASE 

SAILING EVERY DAY TWICE A DAY  8 AM-12:30 PM  &  1:30 PM-6 9M

 

FLUKE UPDATE-THURS-FR-SAT-SUN

1/2 DAY PORGY/SEA BASS/BOTTOM FISH  EVERY DAY  8AM-12:30 PM  &  1:30 PM-6 PM

Went fluking Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Thurs-Yuk!, Fri-Yukky! Sat-Double Yukky!! and then came Sunday (today) which was our best fluke trip of 2017! We had crystal clear sunny skies, warm dry temperatures and perfect conditions for the spot I picked today. I took a chance and took a ride and it was the right decision. We had good action on the shorts and "almost" as well as a considerable number of keepers-check out the photo section for the latest. Young Erik caught 2 keepers and his brother John had 1, which was the pool winner. Kieran and Kat had 4 nice fluke to take home and Amanda and Matt landed 2 fluke. There were a few more caught and though relatively speaking it was a good trip, it was not enough fish for all aboard. I went back to the morning's spot, even though conditions  had changed , it was still the 2nd best trip of the season with shorts and some more keepers. Sharon won the afternoon pool, no pictures of the pm trip, blame Jake and Jeremy.

Starting Monday, we will be PORGY/SEA BASS/BOTTOM FISHING EVERYDAY  2 TRIPS A DAY  8AM-12:30PM  & 1:30PM-6PM

CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON BOAT  NO ADVANCE PURCHASE 

 

 

UPDATE FRI-SUN

SAILING BOTH TRIPS FOR FLUKE ON FRIDAY

A few keepers and some action on the shorts during most fluke trips. On Friday, Ryan got a nice pool fish (picture in photo album) and hopefully he shared the fillets with fishing pals Bob & George. Saturday morning young Luke starts the day with the first keeper fluke and there were a few more boated for the day. Many thanks to Marlene and Ed for bringing together such a fun group of folks. Hope they had fun with a few keeper fluke and action on small porgies. We don't have a group picture, but I know Marlene has one. So if you read this, please email me the photo so I can put it in the photo album. Sunday 1:30PM trip was slow, with only a couple of keepers, but check out the pic of Joan and Alyssa with the pool fish.

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CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON THE BOAT  NO ADVANCE PURCHASE

SAILING TWICE A DAY  8AM-12:30PM  &  1:30PM-6PM

1/2 DAY PORGY/SEA BASS  MON-TUES-WED

1/2 DAY FLUKE   THURS-FRI-SAT-SUN

MON-WED PORGY UPDATE

1/2 DAY PORGY/SEA BASS MON-TUES-WED  1/2 DAY FLUKE THUR-FRI-SAT-SUN

Excellent Porgy/Sea Bass fishing Mon-Tue-Wed with plenty of action fun and fish for all aboard. Monday morning was a bit "light" on angler participation, but John M. George, Karen and Donna were among so who got in on some great action and took quite  bit of fresh fillets home. The 1:30 pm trip brought out more anglers to get in on some great fishing, current started to wail so we ended the day inside Sandy Hook. Tuesday morning seemed like "Family Day" with several kids aboard. Coach McCray organized a fishing trip sponsored by Project Hope and from all the smiling faces, I think it was a Success. The Grube family was part of today's action, family fun and dinner, can't beat that! Mixed bag of mostly porgies, some sea bass and a couple of weakfish. Good fishing continued on the 1:30 pm trip with some big porgies and a few sea bass. Nick R was out and it may be his last trip of the season as he is "college bound" Good luck and don't forget to hit the books. Paul and Mike were out again and Frank and Bob too, cool picture of young Billy with a couple of his fish. All in all a great day aboard the Dorothy B. On to Wednesday, we had a good gang on both trips even though many were deterred by the weather forecast. Check out the pictures in the photo section and look at the calm seas in the background. It was another good trip with the Tom, Cappy ,Brielle, part of the Wednesday crew, and John F. bringing his family as well as many others who embarked on their fishing adventure with us. The 1:30 PM trip saw a mixed bag again with big porgies, nice sea bass and short & keeper fluke, with Cappy getting the pool with his fluke. Thanks for the venison and fresh produce, tomatoes were excellent and will have eggplant ptarmigan for dinner Friday night.  We will be fluke fishing Thurs-Sunday.

SAILING EVERYDAY, TWICE A DAY  8 AM-12:30 PM  &  1:30 PM-6-PM

CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON THE BOAT  NO ADVANCE PURCHASE

 

AUGUST 10, 2017 UPDATE

CHARTER SUNDAY, AUGUST 13  ON 8 AM TRIP    OPEN BOAT 1:30 P.M. TRIP

Mon, Tues & Wed porgy trips saw excellent fishing for all aboard on all trips, mate Jake was solo, so no pics. Wed good porgies, couple sea bass but trigger fish dominated Check out photos of Christian, George, Can & Mike with the trigger fish. Thurs am fluke fishing was better than the afternoon, with some decent action on shorts but only several keepers. Out today, hoping fishing is better.

Credit/debit cards accepted on the boat, No advance purchase

FISHING TWICE A DAY  8AM-12:30 PM  &  1:30 PM-6 PM

1/2 DAY PORGIES/SEA BASS MON-TUES-WED   1/2 DAY FLUKE-THURS-FRI-SAT-SUN

 

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