Summer Tautog Season Starts Off With A Bang


Today was the first day of summer's tautog season, which is July seventeenth to August thirty first with a creel of five fish at fifteen inches or better.  Several boaters fished the outer and inner walls, haystacks and wrecks off the coast in the Delaware Bay.  Some had great luck with keepers, and others came up donuts for tautog, but there was plenty of by catch.  Every year around this time when tautog season starts up we see sheepshead, spade fish, and trigger catches.  This year there has been an abundance of those catches very early.  We have . . .

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