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Shark River Inlet Fishing



Shark River Inlet Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Shark River Inlet, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Silver Hake

  2. Silver Hake

    There is a 16.85% catch rate for Silver Hake, based on 10555 Silver Hake counted.

    Shark River Inlet Silver Hake Counts Chart
    Silver

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET SILVER HAKE COUNTS CHART


  3. Black Sea Bass

  4. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 11.65% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 7298 Black Sea Bass counted.

    Shark River Inlet Black Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET BLACK SEA BASS COUNTS CHART


  5. Scup

  6. Scup

    There is a 10.54% catch rate for Scup, based on 6602 Scup counted.

    Shark River Inlet Scup Counts Chart
    Scup

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET SCUP COUNTS CHART


  7. Flounder

  8. Flounder

    There is a 9.43% catch rate for Flounder, based on 5906 Flounder counted.

    Shark River Inlet Flounder Counts Chart
    Flounder

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


  9. Bluefish

  10. Bluefish

    There is a 9.04% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 5666 Bluefish counted.

    Shark River Inlet Bluefish Counts Chart
    Bluefish

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET BLUEFISH COUNTS CHART


  11. Spot Croaker

  12. Spot Croaker

    There is a 6.72% catch rate for Spot Croaker, based on 4208 Spot Croaker counted.

    Shark River Inlet Spot Croaker Counts Chart
    Spot

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET SPOT CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  13. Anchovy

  14. Anchovy

    There is a 5.06% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 3170 Anchovy counted.

    Shark River Inlet Anchovy Counts Chart
    Anchovy

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET ANCHOVY COUNTS CHART


  15. Striped Bass

  16. Striped Bass

    There is a 4.58% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 2869 Striped Bass counted.

    Shark River Inlet Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  17. Red Hake

  18. Red Hake

    There is a 4.21% catch rate for Red Hake, based on 2639 Red Hake counted.

    Shark River Inlet Red Hake Counts Chart
    Red

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET RED HAKE COUNTS CHART


  19. Winter Flounder

  20. Winter Flounder

    There is a 3.51% catch rate for Winter Flounder, based on 2197 Winter Flounder counted.

    Shark River Inlet Winter Flounder Counts Chart
    Winter

    ENLARGE SHARK RIVER INLET WINTER FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 66 species of fish and 62648 fish counted for May around Shark River Inlet.

To date, there are 162 species of fish and a total of 3742996 fish counted for Shark River Inlet and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1851 (173 years).

Last Update: 5/23/2024 11:08:11 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Shark River Inlet Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Shark River Inlet are the following:

  1. Choapa Shipwreck
    The Choapa was originally named Helga, and was built at Helsingors Jernsk & Msk in 1937. The vessel was 292 feet long and 41 feet wide. It sank on September 21, 1944 while


  2. Wedding 109 barge


  3. Woodl reefballs


  4. Humpty Dumpty


  5. WALL TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL RAMP


  6. Walter Lamon concrete


  7. Mako Mania 174 tanker


  8. Shark Ledge


  9. wreck-4944


  10. 15214


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Latest Shark River Inlet Fishing Reports

  • Dan Kelly Stripers
    Had Dan Kelly out this afternoon and they chewed from start to finish. It was John's first time on a boat and he caught his first striper a 42 fish only to be topped by Brenda


  • Jim Preuninger Stripers
    Had Jim Preuninger out for stripers this morning. Got our bait in one throw and our first drift it was lights out bass on every bunker you put down but that fizzled out after


  • Roger Sanford Grandkids Stripers
    Capt Greg had Roger Sanford out this afternoon with son in laws and grandkids. Loads of bites and the primarily first time striper anglers did a nice job on the fish. Some kee


  • Vinnie and Friends Stripers and Blues
    Capt Greg had Vinnie and the West Milford guys out today for stripers. Savage bite early on and we blew through 80 bunker in no time. Netted some more bait and picked away cat


  • Sam Angelo Stripers
    This afternoon Capt Greg and Shane had Sam Angelo out for stripers. Bait was easiest it has been all year to net and we went to work steadily picking away at stripers on live


  • Dave Hockenberry Stripers
    Capt Greg and Shane had Dave Hockenberry out on the 31 this morning for stripers. Started out on the bigger fish and switched it up finding some keepers in the shallow water f


  • Gray Fish Tag Striper Quest
    Had Vinny Montella out today for the StriperQuest tournament by @grayfishtag and despite the weather all participants decided to give it a shot. Glad we did as we enjoyed a s


  • Neil NcCoy Stripers
    Had Neil McCoy with Rod Hernandez and both of their sons out this afternoon. Like a broken record bait was tough but when we got it fishing was very good. Did one drift the wh


  • Adam Conley Stripers
    Had Adam Conley out in the morning for stripers. Bait took a very long time but fishing was a good pick up to 40 inches with a couple keepers mixed in. High hook had 5 by hers


  • Andy Talone Stripers
    Had Andy Talone out solo this afternoon. Covered a ton of ground looking for a good bite and ended up picking a few late in the afternoon on live bunker. 


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Top Shark River Inlet Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Alex's Bait And Tackle
    Alex's Inlet Bait and Tackle Has Been serving the jersey shore fishing community Since 1957.Were located right next to the mansquan inlet.

  2. Castaways Bait & Tackle
    We are conveniently located near where the action is.... a few minutes from the Point Pleasant Canal and not more than twenty minutes from New Jersey's best fishing beaches.

  3. Jersey Hooker Outfitters
    Jersey Hooker Outfitters Bait and Tackle is conveniently located at 2016 HWY 88 (¼ mile east of Van Zile Road) in Brick Township New Jersey. We offer a variety of salt and fresh water Fishing Tackle, Crabbing Supplies, Marine Electronics, a

  4. Kevin Bogan's Bait & Tackle


  5. Fishermen's Supply Co
    Fishermen’s Supply Company, established in 1948, caters to surf, inshore, offshore, and commercial fishermen. Fishermen’s Supply provides a full line of fishing tackle for both beginners, and the hardcore angler. The store is also equipped with foul

  6. MegaStrike, Inc.
    We are leaders in fishing tackle innovation, from freshwater to saltwater. When every fish counts.

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Top Shark River Inlet Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Andreas Toy Charters
    Sailing out of Clarks Landing Marina in Point Pleasant, NJ. Fishing the inshore and offshore waters from New Jersey to Florida for the past 15+ years Captain Freddy Gamboa is ready to provide you with a safe enjoyable trip that allows anglers, who ar

  2. Benchmark Sportfishing Charter Boat
    The few times a year you charter a boat is worth the extra quality and professionalism. Captain Nick Neuberg, Captain John Shary, and crew are dedicated to providing top quality service, equipment, and results for the customer. Come join us for an ex

  3. Reel Class Point Pleasant Fishing Charters
    Reel Class Sportfishing Charters sails from Clark's Landing Marina in Point Pleasant, NJ-ten minutes from Manasquan Inlet and the Ocean. Targets: Stripers, Fluke, Blackfish, Seabass, Cod, Ling, Bluefish, Inshore Tuna, Scup aka porgies, & weak

  4. Smokin Reel Charters
    Welcome to Smokin Reel Charters, Fishing from Belmar, NJ with Captain Rob Sicilano. Departing from Shark River Inlet, we are just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean.

  5. Golden Touch Charters
    Captain John Cole ~ Sport Fishing Charters ~ Pt Pleasant, NJ ~ available for tournaments. Fishing for Stripers, Blues, Fluke, Sea Bass & Black Fish

  6. Reel Therapy
    Our boat, "Reel Therapy" is a Jones Brothers Cape Fisherman, Light Tackle edition, is specially designed for fly fishing comfortably in the Northeast's demanding saltwater conditions. She is 20Â’ long x 8Â’ bea

  7. Fat Cat Sport Fishing
    FAT CAT is a 34FT Catamaran Craft designed to cut though rough water with superior performance and unmatched stability. The Vessel is equipped with all the latest electronics, safety equipment and most importantly state of the art fishing tackle. Our

  8. BIG KID Charters


  9. Last Lady Fishing Charters
    The Last Lady Charter Boats in New Jersey offers the finest charter boat saltwater fishing on the Atlantic coast. Charter Boat big game sport fish include tuna, shark, marlin, striped bass, bluefish, bonito and dolphin. You may be an avid charter boa

  10. Barbgail IV
    Sport-fishing the Jersey Shore Brielle * Point Pleasant * Manasquan * Bay Head * Sea Girt * Spring Lake Catching: Blues, Tuna, Bonita, Mackerel, Giant Tuna, Fluke, Trolling and Bottom Fishing

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Top Shark River Inlet Marinas

  1. Baker's Landing Marina


  2. Seaport Inlet Marina
    Belmar's closest marina to the ocean and the only marina with daily in-and-out rack service!

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