If you like to fish inshore or offshore the Beach Haven and Tuckerton areas are great fishing destinations. Their close proximity to the Little Egg and Lower Barngat Bay areas provides terrific inshore fishing and your just a short run to the ocean inlets.
# Surf Fishing is good along all the local beaches especially around jetties and inlets. If youd like to do some exploring, head south out of the city itself and drive towards Cape May. You will find numerous small toll bridges that cross over water and you are sure to find fisherman there... You can also head north out of the city and fish the quieter Brigantine area beaches.
# Bluefish are caught in great numbers in the surf and by boat. Diving birds are a sure sign there are Bluefish in the area.
# Blackfish is best done by a charter or party boat since you need knowledge and experience to locate and fish wrecks and rock piles. If youre not in the rocks or on a wreck youre not going to catch.
# Drum fishing is best done by boat and is very exciting if youd like to tangle with an inshore fish that can weigh in excess of 70. Best months are generally May and June and the best place is Delaware Bay.
# Striped Bass are usually targeted in the ocean from a boat and in the surf.
# Tuna are targeted in the summer months offshore in the Canyons.
# Sharks are targeted all through the summer months and can be are usually be caught inshore of the canyons anywhere from 15 50 miles out.