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Canyon Report 11-16New date! Sails 8PM Sunday November 22. 25hr trip.We had another good trip to the canyon. From 3am...

Posted by 125' Jamaica on Monday, November 16, 2015

Canyon Report 11-16
New date! Sails 8PM Sunday November 22. 25hr trip.
We had another good trip to the canyon.
From 3am to 6:30AM we boated several tuna.
After that we started to pick away until 9:30am.
We boated about 20 more during that time.
We continued to read plenty of fish under the boat from 90' down to 170' but they did not want to bite at that time.
The lull lasted until almost 11am when the tuna started to feed again.
We hooked up 4 at the same time then another 5 more. We caught a few more after that.
Some were on bait and some on jigs.
The wind calmed down so we went on the drift. We added another longfin to the catch and a 270lb big eye for the last fish of the day.
Notable catches were:
Jimmy Fee from North Falmouth MA with a 270lb Big Eye,
Tom Bartku from Parsippany NJ with 4 longfin,
Egremont Bautista from Woodside NY with 3 longfin,
Mike Nolin from Mt Kisco NY with 3 longfin,
Raymond Humphreys from Pennsville NJ with 2 longfin.


The water temperature is holding steady and the tuna are in the same area they have been.
We are adding and other 25 hour trip sailing 8pm Sunday November 22.
There is space available as we just added this trip.
For reservation information call 732 528 5014.

 

11-6 Canyon Report
The Thursday/Friday canyon trip was another super trip.
We started fishing for tuna right away since the day bite has been good.
It did not take long to get them started.
We made a long drift for 4 hours and caught tuna the entire time.
The only time the action slowed was during a battle with a giant blue shark.
When the drift was over we had 79 tuna in the boat and lost many more.
The catch was mostly good size longfin and some 50 to 70lb yellowfin.
We went up for another drift as the sun was setting but, the hot action was over at that time.
We then picked a spot to anchor for the night.
Tuna schooled under the boat from 150' to 275' but did not bite until later.
We did pick through the night and also landed a 175lb big eye.
A little later we landed a 125lb swordfish.
Around 430am the yellowfin began to hit bait and jigs.
During the night and morning bite we landed another 50 tuna.
A few of the notable catches were:
Gary Yearwood from Staten Island NY with his limit of yellowfin and several longfin.
Wayne Lutze from Manasquan NJ with 2 yellowfin and 5 longfin.
Jeff Simpson from Livingston NJ with 1 yellowfin and a number of longfin.
Dicostanza family 2 yellowfin and 8 longfin.
Valente, father and son 2 yellowfin and 5 longfin.
John and Mark Kizmann from Brick NJ 4 yellowfin, 5 longfin, and a 175lb big eye.

It looks good for our upcoming trips.


We have space available on the trip sailing 7am Tuesday November 10.
We have also added another special 25 hour trip sailing 8pm Sunday November 15.
That way we can take advantage of the night bite and the day bite and you can still make it to work Tuesday if you have to!


Giant Sea Bass & Jumbo Porgies
We are also taking reservations for Giant Sea Bass and Jumbo Porgy trips sailing in November and December.

For reservation information call 732-528-5014.

 

11-4 Canyon Report
We had a pretty good trip to the canyon Tuesday /Wednesday.
The catch was mostly yellowfin and some longfin. We also landed 5 swordfish and lost another that weighed about 300lbs.
There were also about 10 tilefish boated the biggest a 35lb tilefish.
Some notable catches were:
Gino's Mautschke from Brooklyn NY with his limit of yellowfin.
Mike Gomez from Philadelphia PA caught 2 yellowfin.
Nuno DeCosta from Artsly NY caught 2 yellowfin and 2 longfin.
Rob Finkle caught 2 tuna and a 35lb tilefish.
The water temperature is been holding steady between 68 and 69 degrees which is quite warm for this time of year.
(Last year we we doing well in 63.5 degree water at this time)

 

11-2 Canyon Report
Night fishing was slow until around 5am when we started to pick at yellowfin and longfin. The bite continued through sunrise when the fishing slowed. We moved and made a drift and put a few more in the boat and missed a big eye.
Some notable catches were :
Mike Jung from Cape.May NJ with his limit of yellowfin plus 1 longfin.
Nuno DeCosta from Artsly NY caught 4 longfin.
Trevor Fresma from Toms River NJ caught a 75lb yellowfin and a longfin.
The water temperature has been holding steady between 68 and 69 degrees which is quite warm for this time of year.
(Last year we we doing well in 63.5 degree water at this time)
There is space available on trip sailing 5PM Sunday November 6 & Saturday November 7. Also 7am Tuesday November 10.
(last year our best trip of the season was on November 9th when we boated 90 tuna)

 

Canyon Tuna Report 10-31

There is space available on the trip sailing 5Pm Sunday and the weather looks good.
Friday night report
The Friday night canyon trip was a good one.
The water temperature was still close to 69 degrees and the tuna are still there.
It did not take too long to get the first tuna in the boat.
After that we had a few bites over the next hour. We also hooked, but, lost several swordfish.
As the night went on fishing picked up.We were catching yellowfin from 30 to 75lb on either bait or jigs.
We had good action with as many as 5 hooked up at a time.
Closer to sunrise some large longfin were mixed in.
We had a lull shortly after that when the current shifted.
At sunrise we started to pick slowly at the yellowfin again until it was time to head home.
Some notable catches were :
The Kizmann family from Brick NJ caught 6 yellowfin.
Dale Wonka from Lancaster PA caught 3 yellowfin and 2 longfin.
Jimmy Sakers from Brick NJ caught 2 yellowfin.
Tim Byan from Manopac NY caught 2 yellowfin.
Branton Hines from Brooklyn (formerly from Jamaica) caught 3 yellowfin on his first ever tuna trip.
Erik Bogan was slacking today and caught 1 yellowfin and 1 longfin.
There are still plenty of fish in the canyon.
we read tuna from 90' to 200' down at times.
The water temperature has been holding steady around 69 degrees which is quit warm for this time of year.
(Last year we we doing well in 63.5 degree water at this time)
There is space available on trip sailing 5PM Sunday November 1.
There is also space available on the trips sailing next weekend.
(last year our best trip of the season was on November 9th when we boated 90 tuna)


The big Jamaica is scheduled to sail at 7am every Tuesday and Thursday for 31hr trips. Overnight 22hr trips depart 5pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.


Our offshore Giant Sea Bass season will kick off soon, and we are booking trips.

There is space available on trips sailing after November 14.
For reservation information call 732-528-5014

 

10-26 Canyon Report
We headed back to the canyon Sunday night.
We had a nice ride out and the forecast was for 15 to 25 knot winds which are fine for this time of year.
W h end we arrived at the canyon the forecast was a little off and the winds were 20 to 30 knots so it was a little choppy.
The seas were not a problem but we had a very strong current again.
It did not take long before we landed 2 yellowfin on jigs.
A third was landed shortly after that and then the action slowed.
We had a few.tuna bites and a few shark bites through the night until 5am when the 50 to 70lb yellowfin schooled under the boat.
We had good action until sunrise.
We lost a number of fish due to the conditions and some pesky blue sharks that kept attacking the tuna that were hooked.
Some notable catches were:
Jim Vrabel from Comply PA with his limit of yellowfin.
Steve Torres from Sparta NJ with 2 nj ice yellowfin.
Tyler Krarmer from PA with 2 yellowfin.
Chris Steskal from Chalfont PA with 2 yellowfin.
Jack French from Amityville NY with a nice yellowfin.
There are still plenty of fish in the canyon.
we read tuna from 90' to 200' down at times.
The water temperature has been holding steady around 69 degrees which is good for this time of year.

 

10-25 Canyon Report
We had very strong current in the canyon the last two days and had tough fishing.
Each trip we caught a fish or two early but never had a good bite develop.
We read fish on and off the whole trip.
Sunday we had some late action when we went to the drift and caught several on jigs.
One angler was able to jig 3 longfin on the final drift of the day.
We also landed a swordfish on both trips over the weekend.
We are headed back out tonight (Sunday).
If we get a break with the strong currents we should have good fishing.
The water temperature has been holding steady around 69 degrees which is good for this time of year.



10-23 Canyon Report

We had another super trip to the canyon!
We anchored around 1pm and the first yellowfin hit the deck about 20 minutes after we stopped.
It was slow for the next 40 minutes, after that fish, until, a 100 foot thick school of tuna swarmed under the boat.
We caught longfin and yellowfin on bait and jigs until sundown.
During that time we boated about 18 tuna.
When the sun went down fishing slowed down for awhile.
Later the winds increased and the seas became choppy but, that turned the tuna on.
After that we caught fish all night long on bait and jigs.
It was mostly 45 to 70lb yellowfin with some smaller ones mixed in and some longfin.
We also battled a couple of swordfish but did not land them.
When it was all over we landed 102 tuna.
The catch was 75% yellowfin and 25% longfin.


It looks good for upcoming trips.


There is space available on trips sailing after this Tuesday.
The big Jamaica is scheduled to sail at 7am every Tuesday and Thursday for 31hr trips. Overnight 22hr trips depart 5pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
For further information call 732-528-5014

 

10-21 Canyon Report
We had another good trip to the canyon.
We were only anchored for 15 minutes before we landed our first tuna. Another one was landed shortly after that.
We started to read fish and it looked like it was going to be a good day.
However, it was a very slow pick through the night. We would get a bite or two and then wait.
A few time it looked like they would turn on but they never did.
As 5am approached I expected them to turn on. 6am, 7am still very slow. Most days the bite would have been over by now and we never really had more than one or 2 at a time.
We had some fish in the boat but not good.
At 730am we started to read more fish and they began to bit on bait and jigs.
we had good fishing after that and wound up tripling what we had caught from 1:30PM until 730AM.
We would up with over 60 tuna and a 70lb wahoo.
A few notable catches were:
Mike Vastola from Lavallette NJ with 1 yellowfin and 4 longfin.
John Zapella with 5 tuna.
Mike Houdart from Marlton NJ with 1 yellowfin, 2 longfin, and a 70lb Wahoo.
Art Haluska from Edison NJ caught 3 longfin tuna.
Jim, Joe, and Tim Porzucek from Wilkes-Barre PA caught 9 tuna.
It looks good for upcoming trips.


The big Jamaica is scheduled to sail at 7am every Tuesday and Thursday for 31hr trips. Overnight 22hr trips depart 5pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
For further information call 732-528-5014

 

10-20 Canyon report
Canyon trips over the weekend produced mixed results.
Friday night turned out pretty good. The bite picked up about an hour before sunrise and we had some good action.
Ken Brickell from Neptune NJ caught 3 yellowfin.
Erik Mofer from Oakland NJ caught one yellowfin and 1 swordfish.
Team Pilgrim from Maryland had their limit of yellowfin.
Both the longfin and yellowfin have been mostly good size from 50 to 100lbs.
Saturday night was a tough one. The current was very strong and the seas choppy making conditions tough at times.
We picked a few fish through the night but a good bite never developed.

 

10-16 Canyon Report
We headed back to the canyon Tuesday. Since there has been a day bite, rather than fish for mahi-mahi we anchored for tuna right away.
It did not take long before we read fish under the boat.
In the next 30 minutes we landed 5 and lost a couple but then the bite turned off.
For the next 5 hours we read tuna under the boat from 100' to 200' but they would not bite.
When the sun went down we landed another and lost a couple and it was quiet again.
It was not until later at night when yellowfin schooled under the boat and began to feed.
We picked away at 50lb to 100lb yellowfin until 3am. There was another lull until 5am when the bite started again, and lasted until sunrise.
Some notable catches were:
Dean Anderson from Fishkill, NY with his limit of yellowfin up to 100lbs.
Gary Yearwood from Staten Island NY with his limit of yellowfin.
Frank Pogue from Willingboro NJ with 2 yellowfin and 2 longfin.
Greg Humbert from Staten Island NY with 2 yellowfin and 1 longfin.
Nuno DeCosta from Artsly, NY with 2 yellowfin.


It looks good for upcoming trips. The water temperature has ranged from 72.2 to 73 degrees and more tuna are moving into the canyon every day.

 

10-14 Canyon Report
Best Ever!

Not only was the Tuesday/Wednesday canyon trip the best catch of the season, but, It was actually the best trip ever, for the big Jamaica, with an almost even catch of longfin and quality yellowfin.
We landed the most tuna ever, for a single trip.
We were going to start with mahi-mahi but, there has been a day bite for tuna recently and it was getting a bit breezy as we approached the canyon.
We started out drifting but with 20 to 25 knot winds it was a quick drift.
It only took a few minutes before we started to read fish under the boat.
We dropped the anchor and started catching longfin and yellowfin within 10 minutes after the anchor held.
We caught fish all night long with only a few lulls.
Around midnight the yellowfin really schooled under the boat and were hitting jigs and bait.
Here are just a few names as there were too many to list.
Pedro DeCosta from Yonkers NY caught his limit of yellowfin and "several" longfin.
Russell Masciotti from New Rochelle NY caught his limit of yellowfin plus "several" longfin.
Jeff Barnes from Landenberg PA caught his limit of yellowfin.
Ed parker from Queens NY caught his limit of yellowfin and 5 longfin.
Erik Bogan caught his limit of yellowfin plus 2 longfin in between chunking and helping out. (He was not working today).

 


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