Hedge Fence

Boat Spots Hedge Fence

Hedge Fence

From mid summer into the fall Hedge Fence is a popular area for those seeking bonito and false albacore. Bluefish are also frequently present. Diving birds may indicate presence of fish. Use small soft plastics, small swimming plugs, small jigs, flies.

Troll along down-tide side of rip in 12 – 20 feet of water.

A popular area to fish the bottom for large fluke and sea bass. Drift on the down-tide side of the rip in 20 – 40 feet of water. Near the western end of the shoal (near buoy “RG” ) is the remains of the ship Port Hunter in about 20 feet of water. (1) Excellent Sea bass fishing in this region.

NOAA chart number: 13233

Lat & Long:  41°29.4’ x 70°32’

Best tide: Incoming. Action slows at slack.

Hazards:  Few. A fair amount of boat traffic on summer weekends. Wind against a strong tide can produce short, high chop.

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