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Thursday, February 16, 2023

2:00 pm
Fishing for Stripers
Tactical approach to targeting Jersey Shore striped bass in the spring and fall with a focus on the use of circle hooks now required when fishing natural baits on the Striper Coast. From early spring baits through the blitzes of fall.
Jim Hutchinson – The Fisherman Magazine

3:00 pm
Jersey Exotics
A wave of exotic species has moved into Jersey waters. How to target sheepshead, bonito, Spanish mackerel, triggerfish, speckled trout, red drum, king mackerel and more from boat or shore along the Jersey Coast.
Nick Honachefsky – Saltwater Underground

5:00 pm
Trolling Motors – Layout & Installation
A trolling motor is the new “game-changer” in northeast fishing, whether locking onto a prime tautog snag, sneaking up on shallow water stripers or eliminating “wind against tide” in fluking. So what does it take to add this tool to your arsenal?
Aaron Held – Octopus Yachts: Marine Electrical Systems

Friday, February 17, 2023

2:00 pm
Trolling Motors – Layout & Installation
A trolling motor is the new “game-changer” in northeast fishing, whether locking onto a prime tautog snag, sneaking up on shallow water stripers or eliminating “wind against tide” in fluking. So what does it take to add this tool to your arsenal?
Aaron Held – Octopus Yachts: Marine Electrical Systems

3:30 pm
NJ Artificial Reefs & Sportfishing Fund
Updates on NJ’s artificial reef program, how to fish them & perhaps get a few new numbers you weren’t unaware of. Plus, learn how local clubs can help support new reef initiatives through the Sportfishing Fund with Brian Nunes-Vaise.
Peter Clarke – NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife

5:00 pm
Tautog Master Class
Matt discusses s everything you need to know when hunting for blackfish from boats including tips and tricks for new anglers to help lessen the learning curve towards better success. With 40 fish over 10 pounds and countless party boat pool wins Matt can help you master the timing and hookset towards that personal best.
Matt Sorrentino – NJFishingClub.com

Saturday, February 18, 2023

11:00 am
Fluke, Sea Bass, Stripers & Lobster
Yes, lobster fishing in New Jersey is real thing, a big thing – and this Point Pleasant skipper does combo trips which include tending lobster traps along with a half-day bottomfishing. Load up on sea bass and experience working a lobster boat!
Capt. Kevin Fahey – Curlew Charters

12:00 pm
Light Tackle Striper Strategies
Making the most of your electronics and charting to find and fish structure in the back bays and inshore waters at the Jersey Shore. Learn how to best use your electronics to up your striper score in 2023.
Capt. Anthony Grassi – Fin Chaser Charters

1:30 pm
Blackfish Strategy & Tactics
Join the NJFishing.com team for a tactical look at one of the most challenging inshore species along the Atlantic Coast. What’s it take to gear up for and grapple with a 20-pound plus trophy of the wrecks?
Joe & Gerry Zagorski – NJFishing.com

3:00 pm
Fishing For Fluke
A successful charter captain, speaker and author has spent the last 20 years chasing fluke up and down the Jersey Coast, learning a few new tactics along the way. Get a few pro tips to help make the most of your 2023 fluke season.
Capt. Scott Newhall – Time Out Charters

4:00 pm
Bluefin Tuna
The hunt for monster bluefin tuna, close to shore, using proven big game techniques. Liveline and spinning, NY Bight Tuna – “trophy” catch and release tips too.
Capt. Mike Century – Anglers Of Legends Sportfish & Boatworks 

Sunday, February 19, 2023

11:00 am
NY & NJ Fishing Raritan Bay
Join the Staten Island crew as they cover deep water fluking, trophy stripers, shallow water plugging, bucktailing for weakfish, and every other tested tactic you’ll need to score in 2023 on either side of the NY/NJ marine waters border.
Capt. Rob Crocitto & Capt. Guy Buono – Bunker Box Charters

12:00 pm
Jersey Shore Stripers
Putting the focus directly on Raritan Bay striped bass, join noted Laurence Harbor based charter boat captain for a look at spring striped bass on Raritan Bay.
Capt. Robert Henn – Ebbtide Fishing Charters

1:00 pm
Pro Tips for Doormats
For a charter captain, putting a limit catch of fluke together can make or break a day at the office. Pick up some tactical advice on maximizing your fluke success with a Belmar-based skipper.
Capt. Dan Bias – Reelmusic Sportfishing

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