New York and New Jersey Saltwater Fishing Report for July 19, 2013


The hot calm weather this week made for perfect fishing.  A great time to run offshore and get into the bluefin tuna.

There’s nothing quite as fun as trying to write a fishing report in the heat of July. You’ll see the reports are kind of non-existent this week.  So if you’re on the water, share a little intel, and email me.


New Jersey

From Raritan Bay, Capt. Paul Eidman sent along this video of a bunker boat.  Working all day, every day, how much of the forage species do you think they are vacuuming up?  What type of impact do you think that has on YOUR fishing!


New York City

SONY DSCCapt. Chris Hessert at Manhattan Fly reports:

Ran deep to find yellowfin…and the inshore canyons just got very bountiful on the Bluefin in the last few days!



Long Island and Montauk

At One More Cast Charters, Capt. John McMurray took this tuna with a Stingofish PBJ jig:


A nice tuna from Capt., John McMurray

Other New York and New Jersey Saltwater Fishing reports: – Al Ristori – Jersey Shore fishing: hot trolling bite of bluefin tuna – Al Ristori – Jersey Shore fishing: Blues move closer – Jim Freda – Freda: Big bluefish showing up inshore


Mark N. Cahill has been writing and editing for since 1995. He started fishing in the mid-1960's and caught his first striper off World's End in Hingham in 1966. From there on in it was an obsession. He loves fishing for tuna, and fly fishing for striped bass. In a pinch, anything with fins will do...

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