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Fishing the New Jersey Coast
A Guide to the Best and Most Productive
Beach, Bay, and Inshore Locations
by Captain Jim Freda

Direct Online Purchase & Mail Orders at: Shore Catch Guide Service

Table of Contents

Fish To Catch
The Jetty State
Fly Fishing

Upper Raritan Bay
Pebble Beach
Union Beach
Keansburg Pier
Sandy Hook
North Beach
False Hook
Sandy Hook
The Rip
Bug Light
Sandy Hook
Horseshoe Cove
Twin Rivers
Navesink River
Shrewsbury River
Oceanic Bridge
Sandy Hook Bay
Roemer Shoal
Flynn's Knoll
Raritan Reach
Shrewsbury Rocks
Monmouth Beach
Gas Can
Deal Lake Flume
8th Avenue Jetty
Jetty Country
Shark River Inlet
Shark River
Main Channel
Tennis Courts
North Channel
Sea Girt
Wreck Pond
Brown & Beacon Jetty
Manasquan Inlet
North Jetty
South Jetty
Manasquan Inlet
Main Channel
Willis Hole
Point Pleasant
Manasquan Inlet
Over The Rail
Manasquan River
Train Bridge
Route 70 Bridge
Point Pleasant Canal
Point Pleasant Hospital
Route 88 Bridge
Bridge Ave. Bridge
State Police Barracks/NJDEP Site
Bay Ave.
Upper Barnegat Bay
Bay Head Harbor
Beaver Dam Creek
Metedeconk River
Herring Island
Gunner's Ditch
Mantoloking Bridge
Swan Point Natural Area
Island Beach State Park
Short Road
Maintenance Shed
Bathing Beaches
Areas 1-23
Barnegat Inlet
Main Channel
Sunken Jetty
Meyers Hole
The Dyke
Barnegat Inlet/North Jetty
Barnegat Bay
Forked River/BB Buoy
Oyster Creek Channel/BI Buoy
Double Creek Channel/42 Buoy
Sod Banks
Barnegat Light
Barnegat Lighthouse Rocks
South Jetty
Barnegat Bar
Long Beach Island
Manahawkin Bay
Beach Haven Public Bulkhead
South Jetty
Tuckers Island
Little Egg  Inlet
Beach Haven Inlet
Old Coast Guard Station
Shooting Thorofare
Grassy Channel
Graveling Point/Tuckerton
Radio Road
Creek mouth
Mullica River
Nacote Creek, Bass River, and Wading River
Deep Point, Akimbo Point, Blood Point, Moss Point, and Collins Point
Chestnut Neck Boat Yard
Little Beach
Brigantine Shoals
Brigantine Inlet
Brigantine Channel
Sunken Clam Boat
Old Coast Guard Station
Absecon Inlet
Route 87 Bridge
Rum Point
Ocean Drive
Atlantic City
T-Jetty/Absecon Inlet
Hackney's Pier
Public Dock Harrah's Marina
Ocean City
Great Egg Harbor Inlet
Longport Jetty
Rainbow Channel
Corson Inlet State Park
Launch Ramp
Rush Chattin Bridge
IntraCoastal Waterway
Sea Isle City
Sea Isle 1st-93rd Streets
Townsends Inlet
Ludlam Bay
Flat Creek
Stone Harbor
8th Street Jetty
Handicapped Fishing Piers
80th Street Municipal Bulkhead
Stone Harbor Point
Hereford Inlet
Champagne Island
Hereford Inlet Park
New York Ave. Jetty
Grassy Sound
Stone Harbor Free Bridge
Nummy Island
Ocean Drive Bridge
New Bridge
Buoy 442
Old Train Bridge
Buoy 454
Rio Grande Bridge
The Wildwoods
 North Wildwood
  Wildwood Crest
Cape May Inlet
Cold Spring
Two Mile Beach
Cape May & Cape May Point
Poverty Beach
Cape May Harbor
Cape May Point State Park
Bunker Gun Emplacement
Sunset Beach
Cape May Rips
Eph Shoal
Prissy Wicks Shoal
Middle Shoal
Somer Shoal
Overfalls Shoal


Copyright © 1998 - 2014 Jim Freda, All Rights Reserved
Articles by Captain Jim Freda

Jim and his partners in Shore Catch Guide Service, Capt. Gene Quigley, Shell E. Caris, Capt. David Goldman, Capt. Greg Cuozzo, Capt. Kevin Halek, Capt. Rich Swisstack, David Torrick, and Adam Sherer are based out of Manasquan, NJ and guide on the beaches of New Jersey from Sandy Hook to Island Beach State Park. They provide “on the water,” surf fishing lessons along with promoting and educating the public in the sport of saltwater fishing.

Capt. Jim FredaBoat charters with Shore Catch Guides run from Sandy Hook, Manasquan Inlet, and Barnegat Bay. Featuring Parker, Cape Horn, and Jones Brothers boats, built for fishing the Northeast Atlantic. Each boat is custom rigged, equipped with state of the art Ray Marine and Lowrance electronics including GPS, Chartplotters, fishfinders, VHF radios, radar and sonar to provide a safe, productive, and enjoyable day on the water. Tackle includes a full complement of St. Croix Rods, Tibor Reels, Rio Fly Lines, AVET Conventional Reels, Van Staal, Shimano and Okuma Spinning Reels for any type of fishing. For more information on their guide services, please go to the Shore Catch Guide Service

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