New Jersey Fishing Reports

Your New Jersey Fishing Experience


Welcome to the Side Job Sportfishing Fishing Report, your go-to source for the latest updates on Tuna, Bass, and Deep Sea fishing adventures. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a newcomer to the world of fishing, our reports provide valuable insights into the current fishing conditions and the exciting opportunities that await you. Join us as we dive into the depths of the ocean, tracking the movements of Tuna and Bass, and uncovering the thrilling experiences that our charters offer. Stay tuned for the most up-to-date information to make the most of your next fishing expedition with Side Job Sportfishing.


We get these questions a lot. Does New Jersey have good fishing? What fish are running in New Jersey? What is the most common fish in NJ? Absolutely, New Jersey offers excellent fishing opportunities, and Captain James at Side Job Sportfishing is your gateway to some of the best angling experiences in the region. With a diverse range of species, including Tuna and Bass, as well as access to Deep Sea fishing, New Jersey is a prime location for fishing enthusiasts. Captain James' expertise and charters ensure you have a memorable and successful fishing adventure in these rich waters. New Jersey boasts a variety of fish species running throughout the year, and Captain James at Side Job Sportfishing is your guide to the action. Depending on the season, you can expect to find species like Tuna and Bass among the many fish running in New Jersey's waters. Captain James keeps a close eye on the local fishing trends to ensure you have the best chance to reel in your target catch during your trip with Side Job Sportfishing. The most common fish species in New Jersey's waters can vary, but Captain James at Side Job Sportfishing is well-versed in the local fishing scene. Depending on the season, you'll often find Striped Bass and Bluefish as some of the more common catches in New Jersey. Captain James's expertise and knowledge of the area will help you target and reel in these and many other popular fish species when you join a fishing trip with Side Job Sportfishing.


We're committed to keeping you informed about the latest fishing opportunities, so you can plan your next fishing excursion with confidence. Captain James and our team are here to ensure your experience is both memorable and rewarding. So, whether you're in pursuit of Tuna, eager to land a prized Bass, or yearning for the thrill of Deep Sea fishing, Side Job Sportfishing is your trusted partner for unforgettable fishing adventures. Stay tuned for more updates!

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October 27, 2023

New Jersey Fishing Report

Good live baiting in the am. Had about 14 bites and caught 7 and 1. For 3 on the troll. Good day for Tom and the boys!! Had a lot of Striped Bass caught!
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January 10, 2023

Spring Bass Trips

Join us this spring on a bass fishing adventure out of Lockwood Marina! Don't miss out on the thrill and excitement of reeling in the catch of your dreams. Book now for the ultimate outdoor experience with unbeatable service!
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October 5, 2022

Belmar Fishing Report

Another Mahi mahi beat down folks!! With the heat up and water temperatures rising, many species of fish are biting. Scup, blackfish—even seabass in some areas! Inshore fishing is prime now for filling your coolers with tasty catches. And out at sea, you may also experience a marlin and tuna! Book now to get in on this hot bite!!
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August 4, 2022

Belmar, New Jersey Fishing Report August 2022

The heat is up and so as the species that bite. Scup, Blackfish, Seabass & more. Go inshore and you’d surely fill your coolers! You may also take advantage of the Marlin and Tuna bite that’s on fire! There’s nothing like hooking a stud yellowfin tunas 20 miles from the beach. Catch one with us now!
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July 12, 2022

Tuna Fishing In New Jersey

Tuna are biting close to home. Each offshore fishing trip with Side Job Charters and Capt. J are successful right now and full of tight lines! Tuna Fishing in New Jersey is a thrilling experience, and the weather is perfect in July.
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July 1, 2022

Belmar, NJ Fishing Report

SideJob had the Forrest Electric crew out for a tuna trip. We found the life and fished with all day and came home with 1 nice 55inch tuna weighting about 100. We had a handful of false albies. With the amount of life we saw today , we should of caught more then that!