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Time To Get Your Flattie On!

Story by Tom P

In what equates to a mere three weekends, the 2017 summer flounder (fluke) season will draw to an angry and aborted close, the upside being that since May 25th the minimum length limit remained at last year’s 18-inches (17-inches on Delaware Bay and 16-inches along the surf of Island Beach State Park) with daily limit being at three for the aforementioned ocean and D-Bay, and a pair for the latter...

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The Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Offers Celestial Show In Night Sky
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Check Out the Perseid Meteor Shower This Weekend!

Weather permitting, you definitely want to look towards the sky this weekend for the Perseid Meteor Shower as it makes its annual Summer visit.

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The Snappers Have Invaded!

Story by Tom P

Don’t fall in the bay, or you may not get out alive. Possible death by a thousand nips.

At the very least you’ll need a blood transfusion...

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Is this New Jersey’s most beloved fish?

It's no fluke! State officials are pressing ahead to protect summer flounder until they reach maturity.

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Clam is the Jam & Deer are Near

Story by Tom P

With the meat of the summer deli in full slice mode, make it a point to get in on the fantastic and bountiful recreational clamming opportunities available in Great and Barnegat bays and the ICW. (Check www.nj.gov/dep/bmw/waterclass.htm for the total particulars).

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Cedar Creek Sporting Clays
Cedar Creek Sporting Clays
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Summer Hot Shots

Story by Tom P

“Pull!”

Boom goes the shotgun and, if eye/muscle coordination is in synch and the ever-important follow-through is made, poof goes the clay target, oftentimes referred to as the “bird”.

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Get Your Bay Belly On!

Story by Tom P

For a fee of course, but the weekend-long hands-and-tummies-on course will pay back tenfold on the investment investigating the incredible edible bounties afforded by Barnegat Bay and its sedge islands, an eye-opening appreciation for the fragile ecosystems and an understanding of the urgent need for stewardship of this gem of a natural resource.

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Bobby Erikson with a 150 lb. sand tiger caught bayside behind Beach Haven on LBI.
Bobby Erikson with a 150 lb. sand tiger caught bayside behind Beach Haven on LBI.
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Beasts from the Beach

Story by Tom P

And the bays, too!

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Outstanding NJ Fishing Hiding In Plain Sight

Story by Tom P

Hiding in plain sight!

What better way to describe the plethora of ponds and lakes situated in municipal and county parks.

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Kites and Cones Night Coming to Ortley Beach

Grab a kite and make your way to the 3rd Ave beach at Ortley Beach on Saturday, July 15th at 6p for Kites and Cones Family Fun Night

Organizers are asking participants to bring their own kite, but kites will be available...

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New Jersey’s Unofficial Kickoff Of The Crabbing Season

Story by Tom P.

It’s crabbing time!

Traditionally, the Fourth of July Weekend is known as the unofficial kickoff of the “crabbing season” even though crabbing has been going full tilt since the first of this month.

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Belmar Movies on the Beach Schedule 2017

It's a great way to spend a Saturday night with the family!

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