Kayak Fishing in New Jersey

Customer name: Meathook
City/State: NJ
Where do you fish/launch?: Mainly freshwater, Mercer county, and Assunpink.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Bass, etc..
What kind of lures do you use? Spinners, Cranks
What kind of kayak do you have? WS '09 Tarpon 100
Rigging Tips?: Just learning.


Customer name: Bruno
City/State: Long Branch, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? Sand Hooky / Monmouth Beach, NJ
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Striped Bass and Blue Fish.
What kind of lures do you use? Bucktails, jigs, top water lures, swimmers, live bait.
What kind of kayak do you have? Ocean Kayak Scrambler XT


Customer name: Randy Stephen
City/State: Princeton Junction, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? Barnegat Bay, Mercer Lake, Carnegie Lake.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Striped Bass, Weakfish, Fluke, Blues, Largemouth Bass.
What kind of kayak do you have? Ocean Kayak Prowler 15', Wilderness System Cape Horn 17'
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Tie it down and remember it's fishing and not always catching, enjoy the water.


Customer name: Woody
City/State: Jersey Shore, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? Small ponds/lakes and rivers in Jersey, Lake St. Catherine in Vermont, small lakes and ponds in CT.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Bass, Trout, Pike and Panfish.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Live bait, soft plastics, crank and jerk baits.
What kind of kayak do you have? Old Town Otter Blue
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Get the Rod Holders and store everything and make sure it is secure!
Comments: This website along with kayak fishing own!


Customer name: Allen
City/State: Lavallette, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? Atlantic Ocean, directly into the surf.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Fluke, Blues, Bass, Spanish Mackerel, largest a 5' Thresher Shark. Best Day: 8 keeper fluke on a 1 drift with my 13 year old daughter. We were fishing alongside a party boat that saw us pulling the first. They left shortly after we pulled the number 6 fish.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Killes and squid for the fluke, bucktails, spoons and umbrella rigs for the blues and stripers. Live lining menhaden for the stripers is my favorite.
What kind of kayak do you have? Ocean Kayak Malibu II and just purchased a Hobie Adventure w/mirage drive.
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Just the common sense things. I keep all rigs in a waist pouch. I have everything strapped down (just in case) due to surf launching and returning.


Customer name: Brian Vocke
City/State: Trenton, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? Island Beach State Park, NJ; Lake Ontario, NJ
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Striped Bass, Bluefish, Weakfish, Salmon, Steelhead, Browns.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Bomber, Fin-S, Hopkins, and for live bait I use what ever there is a lot of in the water.
What kind of kayak do you have? Hobie Quest
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Dress to swim... rig to flip ....


Customer name: Jason Seelhorst
City/State: Tuckerton, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? My dock in Tuckerton, behind Long Beach Island, NJ, Fishing back bays and creeks.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Stripers, Weakfish, Blues, Flounder.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Everything but live bait.
What kind of kayak do you have? Wilderness Systems Pamuco 140
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? I'm sure I will in a few months, but not just yet, still a beginner.
Comments: Received order in 2 days. Normally I wouldn't fill this out, but the exemplary service and expeditious delivery prompted a response. I enjoy when my cynicism is proven unwarranted. Thank you. ( thank you back).


Customer name: Doug Garrett
City/State: Howell, NJ
Where do you fish/launch? Atlantic, off beach.
What kind of fish do you catch or target? Bluefish, Stripped Bass, Albacore.
What kind of lures, jigs or live bait do you use? Surf plugs, flies.
What kind of kayak do you have? Tarpon 120
Do you have any good tips for rigging a kayak for fishing? Everything should be secured when entering or exiting in the surf.

 

 

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