Jennette's Pier Fishing Report

What's biting?
Saturday, May 27: Just picked up and released one, 35-inch COBIA on a live SAND PERCH. Also one BLUEFISH, one SPANISH MACKEREL, a few little CROAKER and nice SEA MULLET with plenty of SAND PERCH. Air temp 70; water temp 65 at 8 a.m. Ocean flat, clear and no surf. High tides 9:16 a.m. and 9:37 p.m. Low tides 3:24 a.m. and 3:22 p.m. Wind SW at 8 knots. Shaping up to be a beautiful fishing and beach day!

Friday, May 26: Decking a few SEA MULLET, SPOT, small FLOUNDER and SAND PERCH close to the beach. Sunny, wind W 15-20 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp down to 62 degrees. High tide 8:23 a.m. and 8:46 p.m. Low tide 2:28 p.m.

Thursday, May 25: BLUEFISH, several keeper TRIGGERFISH, SAND PERCH with some SKATES & RAYS in the mix. A small COBIA was released around 1:00 p.m. Clearing skies, wind SW 20 mph. Small pretty swell, water temp 67 degrees. High tide 7:29 a.m. and 7:54 p.m. Low tide 1:36 p.m.

Wednesday, May 24: A few SEA MULLET, a 15" POMPANO, some BLUEFISH and small SPECKLED TROUT. A 29" COBIA was released at noon. A 19" FLOUNDER was decked after lunch. Overcast and cool, wind N 10 mph. Tiny swell, water temp 67 degrees. High tide 6:36 a.m. and 7:01 p.m. Low tide 12:44 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23: Some nice SEA MULLET, a few SAND PERCH, a slightly under-sized SPECKLED TROUT and a PUFFER. Gray and rainy, wind ENE 10-15 mph. Minor, choppy swell, water temp 65 degrees. High tide 5:41 a.m. and 6:08 p.m. Low tide 11:51 a.m.

Monday, May 22: Great morning so far! Now getting 20 to 24-inch BLUEFISH and our first SPANISH MACKEREL of the year has been landed. A few BLUES, SEA MULLET and one FLOUNDER have been taken. Water temp 65 degrees. Decent wind swell rolling in. Wind S at 9 knots. High tides 4:42 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Low tides 10:59 a.m. and 11:47 p.m.

Sunday, May 21: PUPPY DRUM are biting along with BLUES and SEA MULLET. Water temp 65 degrees with plenty of wind swell rolling in. High tides 3:43 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. Low 10:05 a.m. and 10:48 p.m. Wind N at 15 knots.

Saturday, May 20: Scattered catches of PUFFERS, SKATE, SAND PERCH, SEA MULLET and BURRFISH. The sea is flat and 64 degrees. Winds W at 7 knots. Low tides 9:11 a.m. and 9:46 p.m. High tide 3:23 p.m.

Friday, May 19: A slow start to the day with scattered SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH, small BLUEFISH, PUFFERS and PIGFISH. Overcast, wind SW 10 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 62 degrees. Low tide 8:15 a.m. and 8:41 p.m. High tide 2:21 p.m.

Wednesday, May 17: Small COBIA landed and released around 11 a.m. It was caught on a bottom rig with Fishbites. Nice big BLUES early in the surf zone, then plenty of SEA MULLET off the end after day break. Sea water temp 64 degrees. Surface condition glassy with super small surf. Low tide 6:36 a.m. and 6:43 p.m. High tide 12:03 p.m. and 12:35 p.m. Wind SW at 8 knots.

Tuesday, May 16: Fairly steady fishing with BLUEFISH, SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH, small FLOUNDER, small GRAY TROUT and BURRFISH. Clear and sunny, wind SE 5-10 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 62 degrees. Low tide 5:48 a.m. and 5:47 p.m. High tide 11:43 a.m. and 11:56 p.m.

Monday, May 15: SEA MULLET, BLUEFISH, small SPECKLED and GRAY TROUT, SAND PERCH and BURRFISH. Beautiful sunshine, wind N 15 mph. Small leftover swell, water temp 61 degrees. Low tide 5:08 a.m. and 5:02 p.m. High tide 11:00 a.m. and 11:11 p.m.

Saturday, May 13: Cloudy with a few passing showers. So far, SEA MULLET. Water temp 64 degrees. Low tide 3:54 a.m. High tide 9:43 a.m. Wind W at 9 knots and big waves rolling in.

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