Cape May Fishing

Cape May Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 3 - 7 PM on Wednesday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Cape May, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Tarpon - 28% Catch Rate
    Atlantic Tarpon

  2. Mutton Snapper - 12% Catch Rate
    Mutton Snapper

  3. Spotted Seatrout - 8% Catch Rate
    Spotted Seatrout

  4. Snook - 8% Catch Rate
    Snook

  5. Red Drum - 6% Catch Rate
    Red Drum

  6. Black Drum - 4% Catch Rate
    Black Drum

  7. Recommedations above based on 40 local reports and 18 species of fish for January in Cape May.

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    Latest Cape May Fishing Reports

    Delaware Bay Drum Fishing 1st Trip
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - We started our 2019 fishing season on the Delaware Bay this past weekend targeting Black Drum. Black Drum fishing offers great fun for friends and family with a short boat rid


    Delaware Bay Drum Fishing Report
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - Drum bit really good in the bay this afternoon! After catching and releasing 12 big Drum today these kids were asking their dads can we do an offshore tuna trip on the Hooked


    Final Drum Trip 2019
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - We finished off our inshore Black Drum trips yesterday with some nice size fish. The bite was not as good as the two previous trips but we did catch a few really good sized dr


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Top Cape May Fishing Charters & Guides

Caveman Sportfishing
We specializing in trophy Stripers and Black Drum inshore and all Tuna species, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi (Dolphin) Offshore.

UnReel Sportfishing
We fish 7 days a week offering private charter fishing, as well as open boat seats. Located in Cape May, NJ

Tara Anne Charters
Whether you are deep sea fishing NJ for Shark, tuna, Blues or other great fighting fish. Let Captain Joe Lyons and Captain Nick Lyons and the crew of the Tara Anne help you land the Big ones!

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Top Cape May Bait & Tackle Stores

Grassy Sound Marina
Situated on the Grassy Sound Channel in beautiful Cape May County, N.J. Creating memories with family and friends at Grassy Sound Marina will be the highlight of your Summer. Enjoy optimal access to prime fishing and crabbing areas or spend the day o

Cape May Bait & Tackle LLC
NJ Southern Most Bait and Tackle in West Cape May. Your one stop bait and tackle store for the Jersey Shore.

Budd's Bait and Tackle
Full line of fishing and crabbing supplies. Blue Crabs caught daily by our own crabber. Crabs cooked daily with your choice of spice(regular, hot, garlic).

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Top Cape May Marinas

Grassy Sound Marina
Situated on the Grassy Sound Channel in beautiful Cape May County, N.J. Creating memories with family and friends at Grassy Sound Marina will be the highlight of your Summer. Enjoy optimal access to prime fishing and crabbing areas or spend the day o

Harbor View Marina


Miss Chris Marina


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Cape May Fishing Map


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