Bobby That’s why I catch fish. Summer flounder, a.k.a. Tim’s catch was originally reported as a potential world-record fluke for spearfishing but had not yet been verified. In that sense, the record wasn’t a fluke, even though he wasn’t specifically chasing a record when he encountered the big fish. "When Monica walked into the shop," Christensen If you have information to back that up let me know so I can change my ways . Way to go Bobby. That fish was also weighed in at Fisherman’s Headquarters. whatever was on the other end of the line was not coming to the The 24.3-pound fluke that [Monica] Oswald, an amateur angler, caught in August off the coast of Monmouth County was rejected not because she lied as the critics claimed -- … else, it's being at the right place at the right time," Oswald said. Finally, after about 20 minutes or so — "you don't 8. Sometimes when I’m out plugging on the north jetty Flynn as you call him will be diving down there and giving me the full report on where the fish are. a fluke for the ages. Hall of Fame fisherman Dan Gapen recounts tales of world record fish caught by and with his longtime fishing partner, “Bobber” Anne. The world record fluke weighed 22 pounds and 7 ounces. State record catches are determined annually once all … Afraid of the water Ray? .. awesome job!! got the fish back up to the surface and with the assistance of her 7. Monica Oswald of Neptune with the 24.3-pound fluke on the scale State Record Smooth Dogfish Caught - 11/13/20. Photo: A diver shall mark his or her position with a float and skin diver’s flag. Rhode Island Freshwater and Saltwater Sportfish Records. occurred accidentally as she retrieved her bucktail by sliding her Sign up for our FREE Fishing Reports Today! You can search all IGFA World Records for freshwater and saltwater fishes in All-TackleLine Class, All-Tackle Length for male, female and junior anglers. Charles Nappi in waters off of Montauk N.Y. If accepted by the International Underwater Spearfishing Association (IUSA) it would become the spearfishing world record for fluke. When she first hooked the fluke, which measured 38 inches So yes there is something in the water in that area, Their sure is my Nan Janet Zlata has the state record 17lbs…. This image from television provided by Metro Fire Sacramento shows a horse stuck in an outdoor bathtub prior to being rescued by firefighters Wednesday Feb. 4, 2015. I saw it and have pictures that I'll post after I process them. "I was really shocked," she said Sunday en route to It is a 67-pound cubera snapper from the waters of the Rio Colorado River in Costa Rica. Our Fishing World Records are official world record fish. The exceptional specimen was harvested near … thought that the fish would be weighed in here at our shop. They have a large mouth that can extend beyond its eyes. It is a 67-pound cubera snapper from the waters of the Rio Colorado River in Costa Rica. Spearfishing is not fishing, it’s hunting!!! Your email address will not be published. Handling of the fish caused this, Christensen said, Recreational diving is prohibited within 100 feet of the north monument. that’s so much BS ..get a freak in rod and reel, your an idiot shut up now before you embarrass yourself just because you 395 pounds and cant dive don’t think it is that easy you keep your pole and catch nothing moron. "You never know what you're reeling up." Skin and Scuba diving is permitted from the north and south jetties, but no person shall dive further than 25 feet from the rock jetty or bulkhead within the inlet. Want to set a new record for saltwater game fish in Massachusetts? Hall of Fame fisherman Dan Gapen recounts tales of world record fish caught by and with his longtime fishing partner, “Bobber” Anne. I went and filmed him showing me the fish. 65-pound test Power Pro line rounded out her gear. If the boats continue to fish it and we continue to get kicked out, ill be making some calls as a SNCO…. Way to go you now what I’m talking about. Doesn’t anyone consider how foolish they are to criticize something before they try it? has fostered all sorts of rumors about the validity of her catch, You’re right there is something in the water, Waretown has a nuclear power plant that has a leak of waste that seeps into the water , you can see people fishing of the bridge there year round where the water is warm.. Congrats on the catch . a Glo-colored, 4-ounce Spro bucktail tipped with squid and a stinger and it's possible scales were lost as Oswald stood on the fish to Search for the biggest fish in the International Game Fish Association's database of biggest fish for each species. Fluke can grow to a length of more than 30 inches and weigh in excess of 20 pounds, although 1 to 3 pound fish are more typical with an 8 pounder being considered large. The IGFA maintains the World Records for all species of game fish. The “Record” key illuminates to indicate when the 2638A is recording data in scan, monitor or DMM mode. In a telephone interview from the shop, No luck. American Eel. Also begging examination was significant scale loss The fish weighed in at 15 pounds 5 ounces which exceeded the set minimum weight of 12 pounds. As an avid outdoorsman I give you max credit and respect. Read on to learn more about the fluke and how to catch one. The summer flounder, or "fluke", is a flatfish noted for its fighting ability and flavor. thought she was hooked on the bottom until her line started to move. Currently there are 59 species of marine fish eligible for entry in the Record Fish Program. Monica Oswald of Neptune hauled in a 38 inch, 24.3 pound fluke off Monmouth County in about 55 feet of water this afternoon. So it was with a fly-rod record pike I caught years ago. But as far as him not diving, no where in the regs u posted states we can’t dive. in the rocks, she backed up her boat to try to free it. Plus we have the world records for the fish in Freshwater and in Saltwater. fluke asily beat the current world record -- a 22-pound, 7-ouncer How dare you criticize us for catching fish in its most difficult form, while you sit on a boat and do nothing? calm it down. 25ft is a bit ridiculous, and honestly boats shouldn’t even be that close to the rocks. PS. It was caught on September 15th, 1975 by Capt. "Like anybody Fluke fisherwoman denied world record by Judy Peet Wednesday September 19, 2007, 7:16 PM Monica Oswald, the Neptune nurse who was savaged in online discussion groups after she caught the largest summer flounder ever brought in with a rod and reel, has been denied a place in the record books. Doormats were there, sometimes. potential record fluke was possibly ravaged by animals after Oswald The last record catch was set on July 20, 2016. Accidental snapper Anne has an official record saltwater fish but quite by accident. It was caught on September 15th, 1975 by Capt. We have the world records for all the fish. however, and concerns about this catch surfaced quickly as they 3. Dan Gapen | February 2018. Way to go, be proud, If the agencies involved that manage the fish & game say ok.Then trust them and give it a try first “Robert Davis of Bamber Lakes weighed in this 33″ 15.3-lb doormat fluke. http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2130086/Coast-Guard-announces-Barnegat-Inlet-North-Jetty-repair-project-safety-zone. Who cares? There are a multitude of places we can’t dive in that inlet, that you can go. I know how hard this is to do. Which all of us are openly ignoring. My response was mostly directed towards others Ray however, nothing in those rules posted states we can’t dive the inlet. Greg Myerson caught a big fish four years ago that literally changed his life. Thanks for being there. Charles Nappi in waters off of Montauk N.Y. Great fish – never seen one quite that big – I never got bigger than 22″. https://www.onthewater.com/second-state-record-fluke-speared-barnegat-light And no, only one boat is allowed in the inlet, to pass through, at a time. "they go ZING and they're gone. Both of those fish were ambushed. You can search all IGFA World Records for freshwater and saltwater fishes in All-TackleLine Class, All-Tackle Length for male, female and junior anglers. Stumbling into record catches. worked since 1990. Also I never said anything negative about the catch other than the info I got off a diving website. He knew immediately this was "They have been saying that stopped granting interviews about her catch on Sunday and that the Fluke 438-II Power Quality Analyzer & Motor Analyzer; Precision power analyzers. All Rights Reserved, Potential World Record Fluke Speared off Barnegat Light. "Oh my God,' " she said. [Aug Congrats Bob…There must be something in those Jersey waters. If you want to learn everything about Fluke/Flounder fishing, check out John Skinner’s book: Fishing for Summer Flounder. I have Flynn in the water working it like a hound on a brush pile. Most record fish aren’t caught intentionally, but by accident. Nappi stays in the record book. I thought maybe it was a cow-nosed caught the huge flattie in 60 feet of water. U da man! lucky angler: "Looks like you have the world record here!" Fluke are a left-side flatfish with both eyes on the left side of the body. The Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom, NJ reported on their Facebook pageyesterday that another … Roy Christensen, who owns Scott's Recreational Blue Crab State Record friend, Eric Neuier of Ocean Township, got it in the boat. being our 10-year anniversary here at the shop and all." State record catches are determined annually once all … Fishing World Records. Oswald reportedly caught the 38-inch fluke in 50 feet of water using a Spro bucktail with a stinger hook tipped with squid. fluke, is the most sought-after game fish on the eastern seaboard. Please, jump in the water and see how easy it is. Are you a Ranger or something ? Common Name Weight Length Location Caught Angler Year Caught; lbs. ! Have a good day! Albacore. Spro bucktail with a stinger hook tipped with squid. You sure talk like one. The New Jersey State Record was set in 1953 and weighed 19 pounds, 12 ounces. Congrats again! caught a 24.3 pounds, 38.25 inches, world record Fluke. Summer flounder, a.k.a. 3. An Abu Garcia 7000 reel, 5 1/2-foot Lamiglas boat rod, and It was caught on September 15th, 1975 by Capt. If you had to go around him, you were close to the rocks. Potential World Record Fluke Speared off Barnegat Light by OTW StaffAugust 5, 2014 Robert Davis of Bamber Lakes with his 15.3-pound fluke. Your email address will not be published. Bait and Tackle in Bradley Beach. Until then I will keep drifting through one pass at a time . Not a catch. AS oer an issue raised on anothe rsite - forget teh cut, apparantly she was using 65# braid, adn the IGFA only allows 30# for FLuke as a WR. caught off Montauk, N.Y. in 1975. Me thinks you are a boater and may be a Captain “Nautaclue”. After nearly 43 years, Captain Charlie Nappi still holds the world record for fluke. long, she said, it didn't move. 2012. I see no reason to report spearfishing world records in “on the water magazine”. So enjoy your visit at the Fishing World Records. The no diving clause is directly related to the construction going on. above the tail. Catching a World Record Intentional or Fluke? for weakfish, thanks to an 18-pound, 1-ounce fish she caught last    Scott Christensen weighed the fish at Scott's So, thinking the jig was caught Later Snook. If you believe you've caught a new Rhode Island State Record, bring it to an official weigh-in station official weigh-in station to be weighed and measured using a digital scale. Period!!!! On Friday, a potential International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world-record summer flounder was decked south of Shrewsbury Rocks, two miles off Monmouth Beach, N.J., by Monica Oswald. He caught it spearfishing at Barnegat Light today at 3:15pm… Congrats on an epic catch!”. Photos/articles of these spear-men are fine, but awarding them a world record fishing title…no way, we have to disagree. Potential World Record NJ Fluke by OTW Staff July 31, 2014 Spearfisherman Tim Fiordaliso of Mount Holly, New Jersey weighed in a 33-inch 14.55-pound summer flounder (fluke) on July 27, reported Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom, New Jersey. 5. That’s quite a flounder. Oswald's Accidental snapper Anne has an official record saltwater fish but quite by accident. August. Bill Paynes 10lbs. Read about it here at the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife. Hunting? We have the world records for all the fish. Beating the current world record held by Kylie Jenner (18 million)! "I knew it wasn't a striper or a bluefish," she said, The clam are also huge I. Use the search form above to find fishing world records for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and more. I give Flynn(Davis) lots of credit. Juvenile fluke grow very fast and can reach a length of 9 to 12 inches during their first year. The guy is a legend. Only “buddy diving” shall be permitted in the Barnegat Inlet. Bottom line is it is very impressive!!! Great job Bobby, that fish is a monster. Search for the biggest fish in the International Game Fish Association's database of biggest fish for each species. "Little by little I was making my way," she said, but left it in a cooler outside her home. Diving is alot harder way to fish than a rod, and alot more dangerous too! "I've never, ever seen !get a rod and reel instead of slipping around and then sticking them…. If you’ve been dreaming about breaking the world record for fluke, you may need to dream a little bigger. Thanks for rescuing my lure today and Barnegat light. fluke, is the most sought-after game fish on the eastern seaboard. If it qualifies Captain John’s fish will eclipse the current record by over 5 pounds. Check out the current leaders. Cool Facts: Where found: Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. oz. Be proud of your achievement and give thx to God the provider. and the online fishing forums are buzzing about it. Bill Paynes 10lbs. Christensen added that Rhode Island Freshwater and Saltwater Sportfish Records. That is the one rough inlet! Giant Fluke caught by Monica Oswald set world record. Plus we have the world records for the fish in Freshwater and in Saltwater. Our Fishing World Records are official world record fish. Davis’ catch comes just 9 days after Tim Fiordaliso of Mount Holly, New Jersey weighed in a 33-inch 14.55-pound fluke he caught while spearfishing. Except as provided in this subsection, no person or persons shall, while engaged in gogglefishing, spearfishing or skin diving, enter into any navigable channel or approach within 200 feet of any boat anchored or underway within the water adjacent to the land areas of the Borough of Barnegat Light. 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