Fishing Reports by Guide Jim Hutchinson Sr.

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Company: Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association

Area Reporting: Beach Haven-bay and ocean

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Sea Bass Return tp Beach Haven (10/26/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The black sea bass season reopened in New Jersey and the fishing was hot in Beach Haven. In addition, the canyons are holding a variety of fish.
Beach Haven Captains Look For Calm Seas (9/28/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Rough seas from the hurricanes have made fishing difficult in the Beach Haven area. One trip resulted in good action on mahi, little tunny, and some bonito.
Beach Haven Captains Work For Fish (9/23/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] With black sea bass and summer flounder seasons closed, the choice of fish species is narrow. The captains of the BHCFA have been finding triggerfish, porgies, and bonito to make up the difference.
Beach Haven Captains Look To Fall (9/07/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Fluke and black sea bass seasons are closed. The captains of the BHCFA are looking to other species until the striped bass arrive.
Beach Haven Prospects (8/31/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The inshore wreck and reef fishing was very good prior to this week's northeaster. The captains of the BHCFA are hoping it returns to the same level now that it is calming down.
BHCFA Captains Hold Junior Mates Tournament (8/24/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the BHCFA continue to do well on fluke. Last week they held their annual junior mates tournament and caught numberous fish.
Beach Haven Fluke Action In Home Stretch (8/17/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] As the New Jersey fluke season nears its hend, the action in the Beach Haven area continues to be very good. The captians of the BHCFA are all enjoying success.
Beach Haven Fluke Action Red Hot (8/10/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] As the fluke season in New Jersey nears its end, the ocean fishing off Beach Haven is at its peak. Limit catches are common.
Beach Haven Bite Still Active (7/27/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the BHCFA are still doing well on tuna in the canyons and fluke on the inshore reefs.
Beach Haven Offshore Report (7/20/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The canyons off Beach Haven have good numbers of yellowfin tuna and billfish. Closer to shore the bluefin tuna and mahi are in good numbers.
Temperatures and Fishing Heat Up In Beach Haven (7/13/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The offshore bite for yellowfin and bluefin tuna is getting very consistent. Inshore fluke fishing is still strong.
Summer Fishing In Beach Haven (7/07/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The summer flounder action in Beach Haven continues to improve. The BHCFA Junior Mates are active in the community.
Beach Haven Captains Gear Up for Fourth (6/29/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association have a wide variety of choices for fishing as the summer crowds arrive. There are fluke inshore, bottom fish on the wrecks, and big game fish in the canyons.
Sharks In Beach Haven (6/22/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Now that summer is here, the offshore action in Beach Haven is getting exciting. The sharks top the list.
BHCFA Captains Busy (6/15/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Sea bass and fluke are the main targets in Beach Haven. The offshore bite is starting to heat up.
Black Sea Bass Action Hot In Beach Haven (6/08/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The inshore wreck and reef fishing for black sea bass is very good in the Beach Haven area right now for the captins of the BHCFA.
Fluke Arrive In Beach Haven (6/01/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are ready for the recently opened fluke season. They are also catching some big striped bass.
Memorial Day Weekend In Beach Haven (5/25/2017)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Memorial Day weekend means the unofficial start of summer in Beach Haven. The choices are varied for anglers with stripers, blues, and fluke available.
Beach Haven Striper Action (11/10/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The striped bass are not off Beach Haven everyi day. But when they are, the fishing can be good.
Stripers Arrive In Beach Haven (11/02/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The striped bass have arrived in the Beach Haven area in good numbers. They are being caught trolling and live lining bunker.
Beach Haven Fishing Outlook (10/06/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Although Hurricane Matthew does not appear to be headed toward New Jersey, two weeks of northeast winds have played havoc with the local fishing.
Northeaster In Beach Haven (9/29/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Fluke season has close in New Jersey. A strong northeast storm is keeping local boats at the dock for a few days.
Beach Haven Captains Head To Canyons (9/22/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] With the closure of the summer flounder and black sea bass seasons, the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are turning their attention to offshore fishing. There is currently a good bite on both billfish and tuna.
h Haven Fishing Update (9/15/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] There is a lot to choose from in the Beach Haven area. There are panfish in the bay, fluke on the inshore reefs, and tuna and mahi offshore.
Beach Haven After Hermine (9/08/2016)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Despite negative predictions. the storm Hermine did not have much damage in Beach Haven. It did knock out ocean fishing for a week.
Striper Bite Raging In Beach Haven (11/26/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] After weeks of a sporadic bite, the bass have arrived off Beach Haven. They range in size from 10-35 pounds.
Bass Action Best of Year In Beach Haven (11/19/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The striped bass action for the boats of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association has really turned on. There are large pods of fish and more on the way to keep the bite going.
Striped Bass Hit Beach Haven In Waves (11/12/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The striper action in Beach Haven is coming in waves. It seems to be either very hot or slow as the fish migrate past.
Stripers Arrive In Beach Haven (11/05/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The striped bass have finally arrived off Beach Haven. They are numerous and large.
Beach Haven Captains Ready For Striped Bass (10/29/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] There are three choices for fishing in Beach Haven,NJ. There are black sea bass on the wrecks, stripers in close to the beach,and yellowfin tuna offshore.
Beach HavenBoasting Good Action (10/22/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] While the BHCFA captains wait for striped bass they are doing well on large schools of smallish fish. In addition, the black sea bass season has re-opened.
Good Tilefish Action In Beach Haven (10/15/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] There is still a wide variety of panfish in the bay waters near Beach Haven. In addition there is some good tilefish action at the canyons.
Beach Haven Captains Plan Post-Storm Fishing (10/08/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Now that the northeast winds have finally calmed, it is time to fish again in Beach Haven. Local captains are looking forward to black sea bass re-opening and the fall arrival of striped bass.
Beach Haven Captains Eyeing Storm (10/01/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Associaiton have stayed close to home recently thanks to some strong Northeast winds. Now there is the threat of a hurricane.
Tuna Action Hot In Beach Haven (9/24/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Northeast winds are keeping most boats at the dock in Beach Haven as the summer flounder season comes to a close. When the boats can get to the canyons the tuna and mahi action are very good.
Fall Tuna Action In Beach Haven (9/16/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Fall is bringing varied action to captains in Beach Haven. The offshore tuna bite is still strong.
Fall Is Coming To Beach Haven (9/10/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The tourist crowds are leaving the New Jersey coast yet the fishing action is just starting to peak. The good summer action is still around while the fall action is starting to pick up.
Fluke Rule The Roost In Beach Haven (9/02/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The summer flounder action continues to get better and better. Whatis needednow is the keeper ratio to increase.
Summer Action Strong In Beach Hav3n (8/26/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The larger fluke are gathering around the reefs.
Fluke Fishing Improving In Beach Haven (8/19/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] In the past week more keepers are being caught by the captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association. Most action is on the artificial reefs.
Beach Haven Captains Find Fish Close To Shore (8/13/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Northeast winds made fishing in the ocean difficult. The captains of the BHCFA moved into the inlet and bay waters to find some fish.
Recent Action In Beach Haven (8/06/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Cooler water temperatures have slowed the inshore bite but the action offshore continues to be very good.
Beach Haven Captains Keep Busy (7/29/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] There is a lot to choose from in fishing around Beach Haven, NJ. There are summer flounder and black sea bass on the inshore reefs and wrecks and tuna and tilefish in the offshore canyons.
Beach Haven Offshore Action Heats Up (7/23/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The canyon fishery off Beach Haven continues to improve. The action at night seems to be better than that during the day.
Summer In Beach Haven (7/16/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association are concentrating on summer flounder around the inshore wrecks and reefs while others are heading to the canyons. At the canyons there are some tuna, billfish, and mahi.
Reef Fishing Improving In Beach Haven (7/09/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] As the fluke move out of the bay waters the bite in the ocean is improving. There is a variety of fish species around the artificial reefs.
Summer Fishing Comes To Beach Haven (7/02/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] As the water temperatures warm, the fluke are starting to move from the bay waters into the ocean.
Beach Haven Fishing In Full Swing (6/25/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] The captains of the BHCFA are fishing more and more. The fishing is lighting up inshore and offshore.
Fishing Explodes in Beach Haven (6/18/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] There are several choices for fishing for the captains of the BHCFA in Beach Haven, NJ. The fluke fishing is steady in the bay, the artificial reef fishing is strong, and the offshore tuna bite has taken off.
Nice Weather Spurs Fishing In Beach Haven (6/11/2015)
[Beach Haven,NJ] Some good weather with lighter winds finally arrived in Beach Haven. The captains of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association took advantage and registered some great action.
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