Great job Bobby, that fish is a monster. Nappi stays in the record book. If you’ve been dreaming about breaking the world record for fluke, you may need to dream a little bigger. Please, jump in the water and see how easy it is. That fish was also weighed in at Fisherman’s Headquarters. Dan Gapen | February 2018. “Robert Davis of Bamber Lakes weighed in this 33″ 15.3-lb doormat fluke. At that point, sorry, u can share the inlet. The IGFA maintains the World Records for all species of game fish. We have the world records for all the fish. The big flounder weighs in at a whopping 27.9 pounds! No luck. Roy Christensen, who owns Scott's Official Marine Fishing Record Entry Sheet For further information contact Sandra Dumais at 631-444-0445 or e-mail the Division of Marine Resources.. The fish was an 81.88-pound striped bass, which broke by 3 pounds the International Game Fish Association record that had stood for 29 years. Check out the current leaders. 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. We here, don’t follow regulations and fish and live off the free land and water we were raised on. Read about it here at the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife. PS. We both fish using a rod & reel to proudly “catch” fish. Thanks for rescuing my lure today and Barnegat light. Juvenile fluke grow very fast and can reach a length of 9 to 12 inches during their first year. Bait & Tackle, said in his 63 years of living in Bradley Beach and it's possible scales were lost as Oswald stood on the fish to Tim I never seen anything about one boat in the inlet and there is no way I am getting in that water voluntary. Who cares? A diver shall mark his or her position with a float and skin diver’s flag. 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.. The guy is a legend. * All Tackle World Record ** There is a moratorium on white sharks and they may not be targeted or retained. I am happy for you!!! Summer flounder, a.k.a. This World Record Ling (12lb 13oz) was caught aboard the Jamaica II by Billy Watson of Lansdale Pennsylvania on Saturday February 20th 2010 while fishing a Jamaica II Mudhole Trip. Plus we have the world records for the fish in Freshwater and in Saltwater. Doesn’t anyone consider how foolish they are to criticize something before they try it? 3. There are a multitude of places we can’t dive in that inlet, that you can go. She started reeling some more, and then felt it start to move. No person shall dive in any of the waters of the Barnegat Inlet channel. Thanks for being there. The world record fluke weighed 22 pounds and 7 ounces. Not a catch. 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. I give Flynn(Davis) lots of credit. 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. Fond memories but we always kept the big ones on the down-lo.See you jetty getters in Sept. BY THE BOOK SNOOK. surface quickly. left it in a cooler outside her home. Scientific Name: Platichthys dentatus (This is Fluke in the NE) IGFA World Record:22lbs 7oz – Caught in Montauk, NY in 1975. 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. 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. the flesh appeared ripped, not sliced. Also begging examination was significant scale loss Our Fishing World Records are official world record fish. Great fish – never seen one quite that big – I never got bigger than 22″. 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. New York Newsday reported earlier this week that Oswald The Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom, NJ reported on their Facebook page yesterday that another monster fluke was taken while spearfishing this week. Sign up for our FREE Fishing Reports Today! I went and filmed him showing me the fish. I know how hard this is to do. Fishing World Records. look at your watch when you're fighting a fish," she said — she From testing the performance of transformers, lighting or switching electronics, Fluke high-precision power analyzers have the highest accuracy and can handle the most difficult waveforms. It is a 67-pound cubera snapper from the waters of the Rio Colorado River in Costa Rica. however, and concerns about this catch surfaced quickly as they So it was with a fly-rod record pike I caught years ago. Congrats on the catch . 8. So enjoy your visit at the Fishing World Records. the gills clearly detached from the body. lucky angler: "Looks like you have the world record here!" Use the search form above to find fishing world records for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and more. Doormats were there, sometimes. The world record fluke weighed 22 pounds and 7 ounces. 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. ©2016 BlackfinForums.com. When she first hooked the fluke, which measured 38 inches above the tail. Spro bucktail with a stinger hook tipped with squid. The “Record” key illuminates to indicate when the 2638A is recording data in scan, monitor or DMM mode. Think about, fishing I introducing bait to a species ant trucking them into eating it, in turn “catching or fishing for them.” Underwater with a spear, you are essentially chasing/stalking them to “hunt/shoot ” for them and that would be considered hunting. I’m a late 70’s ,80″s inlet slinger myself miss it very much.Nice fish Flynn save me a cut will you. Horse Stuck In Bathtub. If the boats continue to fish it and we continue to get kicked out, ill be making some calls as a SNCO…. fluke, is the most sought-after game fish on the eastern seaboard. And enjoy the glory on your potential world-record fluke for spearfishing. 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. He caught it spearfishing at Barnegat Light today at 3:15pm… Congrats on an epic catch!”. Fishing World Records. 65-pound test Power Pro line rounded out her gear. Greg Myerson caught a big fish four years ago that literally changed his life. Way cool…used to fish the jetties with a Hawaiian Sling back in the 1980’s. She told she Charles Nappi in waters off of Montauk N.Y. The Fluke Hydra Series III continues the Hydra Series legacy of precision, multi-channel data acquisition. Photo: I do think he wasn’t supposed to be there though by the regulations attached. hook. in the rocks, she backed up her boat to try to free it. [Aug Only “buddy diving” shall be permitted in the Barnegat Inlet. a Glo-colored, 4-ounce Spro bucktail tipped with squid and a stinger he announced. Monica Oswald of Neptune hauled in a 38 inch, 24.3 pound fluke off Monmouth County in about 55 feet of water this afternoon. Oswald's Long before he caught the record, Myerson was known as a hard-charging angler who logged thousands of hours on the water at night and had figured out how to catch enormous bass. Don’t dare chastise us before you jump in the water and attempt this for yourself…. oz. 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 You sure talk like one. another shift at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, where she has The New Jersey State Record was set in 1953 and weighed 19 pounds, 12 ounces. That’s quite a flounder. occurred accidentally as she retrieved her bucktail by sliding her "they go ZING and they're gone. This video is about a possible world record fluke Tim speared today in NJ. http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2130086/Coast-Guard-announces-Barnegat-Inlet-North-Jetty-repair-project-safety-zone, I dive at barnegat light almost every weekend and that is a monster fish you deserve alot of credit and I hope you get the record tidal! got the fish back up to the surface and with the assistance of her Way to go Bobby. Charles Nappi in waters off of Montauk N.Y. My husband feels the same way also. Hall of Fame fisherman Dan Gapen recounts tales of world record fish caught by and with his longtime fishing partner, “Bobber” Anne. whatever was on the other end of the line was not coming to the Would never go in the water in the inlet? Bamber is Happy for you. ray," which Oswald said she has caught before. https://www.onthewater.com/second-state-record-fluke-speared-barnegat-light hand under the gill flap from the outside. 6. 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. "I was really shocked," she said Sunday en route to Charles Nappi in waters off of Montauk N.Y. So, thinking the jig was caught 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 -- … caught the huge flattie in 60 feet of water. He caught his … The current world record for flounder was caught by Captain Charles Nappi in Montauk, NY back in 1975 and was a huge 22.7 pound fish. Stumbling into record catches. We have the world records for all the fish. 4. 14. recalled, "that fish was nearly sticking out both ends of her cooler." Christensen added that My opinion only I will never call it fishing.    Scott Christensen weighed the fish at Scott's Fishing World Records Fisherman's View welcome you to the Fishing World Records. 26] Bradley Beach, N.J, US--Monica Oswald from Neptune City, N.J., Until then I will keep drifting through one pass at a time . I would consider spearfishing more a s hunting than fishing. 3. Bait and Tackle in Bradley Beach. Norma 4000 Precision Power Analyzer ; Norma 5000 Precision Power Analyzer Oswald reportedly caught the 38-inch fluke in 50 feet of water using a Spro bucktail with a stinger hook tipped with squid. "Little by little I was making my way," she said, but The clam are also huge I. You put the time in for sure. else, it's being at the right place at the right time," Oswald said. "I knew it wasn't a striper or a bluefish," she said, Diving is alot harder way to fish than a rod, and alot more dangerous too! 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. 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. In a telephone interview from the shop, The Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom, NJ reported on their Facebook pageyesterday that another … Are you a Ranger or something ? I see no reason to report spearfishing world records in “on the water magazine”. http://www.uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2130086/Coast-Guard-announces-Barnegat-Inlet-North-Jetty-repair-project-safety-zone. "I thought, ! State record catches are determined annually once all … [Aug 26] Bradley Beach, N.J, US--Monica Oswald from Neptune City, N.J., caught a 24.3 pounds, 38.25 inches, world record Fluke. Spearing fish should not be considered fishing, they are two very different classifications in my opinion. If you want to learn everything about Fluke/Flounder fishing, check out John Skinner’s book: Fishing for Summer Flounder. often do when fishing records change hands. Required fields are marked *, Copyright © 2020 On The Water, LLC. Bottom line is it is very impressive!!! a fluke for the ages. Be proud of your achievement and give thx to God the provider. fluke asily beat the current world record -- a 22-pound, 7-ouncer Want to set a new record for saltwater game fish in Massachusetts? stopped granting interviews about her catch on Sunday and that the It was caught on September 15th, 1975 by Capt. Congrats again! 3oz Fluke Caught Using World Record Striper Company's Rattle Lures Bill Payne caught this huge Fluke on the Helen H Charter Boat out off Cape Cod, Mass. 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. Monica Oswald of Neptune with the 24.3-pound fluke on the scale Recreational Blue Crab State Record The doormat swallowed 3oz Fluke Caught Using World Record Striper Company's Rattle Lures Bill Payne caught this huge Fluke on the Helen H Charter Boat out off Cape Cod, Mass. Way to go you now what I’m talking about. Oswald also holds the IGFA all-tackle world record Period!!!! Your email address will not be published. Tim’s catch was originally reported as a potential world-record fluke for spearfishing but had not yet been verified. 1 / 173. Albacore. Have a good day! 46.5" Atlantis Canyon. My response was mostly directed towards others Ray however, nothing in those rules posted states we can’t dive the inlet. It's a freaking monster, brought to the boat using a Spro bucktail. and the online fishing forums are buzzing about it. 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. I have Flynn in the water working it like a hound on a brush pile. worked since 1990. In May, 2007, the program was revised to include Retired Categories of fish no longer included in the program, as well as Retired Historical Records. a fluke that big," Christensen said. Later Snook. Accidental snapper Anne has an official record saltwater fish but quite by accident. The fluke is also being recognized as a World Record by the International Underwater Sprearfishing Association (IUSA). this is the year that the fluke record could be broken, but whoever 515-Pound Halibut Caught By Marco Leibenow Near Norway May Be World Record (PHOTO) Animals In The News. Giant Fluke caught by Monica Oswald set world record. Oswald, a nurse at Riverview Hospital in Red Bank, N.J., told she State record catches are determined annually once all … So yes there is something in the water in that area, Their sure is my Nan Janet Zlata has the state record 17lbs…. Both of those fish were ambushed. Spearfishing is not fishing, it’s hunting!!! The no diving clause is directly related to the construction going on. Search for the biggest fish in the International Game Fish Association's database of biggest fish for each species. long, she said, it didn't move. !get a rod and reel instead of slipping around and then sticking them…. Fishing? has fostered all sorts of rumors about the validity of her catch, Finally, after about 20 minutes or so — "you don't Catching a World Record Intentional or Fluke? I say big deal, she caght the biggest FLuke ever, regardless of teh # test. caught a 24.3 pounds, 38.25 inches, world record Fluke. The summer flounder, or "fluke", is a flatfish noted for its fighting ability and flavor. How dare you criticize us for catching fish in its most difficult form, while you sit on a boat and do nothing? Summer flounder, a.k.a. surface, but it dove away. Use the search form above to find fishing world records for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and more. Cool Facts: Where found: Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. 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. If it qualifies Captain John’s fish will eclipse the current record by over 5 pounds. 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. If you have information to back that up let me know so I can change my ways . Fluke are a left-side flatfish with both eyes on the left side of the body. Congrats Bob…There must be something in those Jersey waters. And no, only one boat is allowed in the inlet, to pass through, at a time. he had never witnessed anything like it. caught off Montauk, N.Y. in 1975. Rhode Island Freshwater and Saltwater Sportfish Records. Common Name Weight Length Location Caught Angler Year Caught; lbs. Hall of Fame fisherman Dan Gapen recounts tales of world record fish caught by and with his longtime fishing partner, “Bobber” Anne. It was caught on September 15th, 1975 by Capt. thought she was hooked on the bottom until her line started to move. 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