We still have those pesky 10- to 12-inch bluefish and a lot of short tautog interspersed with a rare keeper to keep us going as we make the transition to the anticipated fall-fishing mode around South Jersey.

A couple of interesting catches surfaced recently. Matt Slobodjian reported from Jim’s Bait and Tackle he weighed the biggest wahoo he’s ever handled when Clint Clement, captain of the Cape May-based Common Sense, hauled a 106-pounder up on the outdoor scales in Cape May.

The Common Sense also racked up 20 mahi and one yellowfin. That is one of the better offshore catches recorded recently, and according to Slobodjian, Clement was fishing the 30-Fathom Line inside the Baltimore Canyon.


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