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BrigantineNOW, Eyes & Ears for Second Homeowners.

Since 2011, BrigantineNOW has been the #1 source of local Brigantine news and info. Most homeowners, especially 2nd homeowners, appreciate the unfiltered news we provide. Some hate that BrigantineNOW shines much needed light on how this beautiful town is mismanaged. Local Brigantine newspapers ignore critical community news. Dune destruction without DEP approval Public employee over-time …

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Stripers Heat Up Offshore in Brigantine As Surf Fishing Lags

Andy Grossman from RipTide Bait and Tackle in Brigantine reports a school of stripers just moved into Brigantine waters. About 2 miles offshore of Brigantine’s North End. A nice 25 lb striper was caught by Danica Zgalich, while fishing with her father, Paul. Stripers not so active in the surf. That’s likely due to regular dredging …

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Brigantine AirBnB Renter Faces Gun and Drug Charges

Efforts by Brigantine police and detectives, assisted by a tip from vigilant neighbors, lead to the arrest of a 25 yr old Brooklyn man. Joshua J. Vanosten has been charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Vanosten looks to have been renting a house in …

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Army Corp Dredging. Fishing Decline, Clogged Back Bays.

Local Jersey coast fisherman are growing increasingly more angry at the Army Corps of Engineers and the NJ DEP. Dredging and dune building by these 2 agencies is killing fishing and marine life, they claim. Anglers made their feelings known on the recent ‘Shep on Fishing’ radio show. ‘Horrifying. What they do to our natural …

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Crab Shack, Brogantine, New Jersey

Fresh Seafood at Crab Shack in Brigantine

The Crab Shack serves up fantastic fresh seafood, available raw to take home and cooked, already prepared for carryout, or if you’re lucky enough to grab one of a very few tables, for dine-in. You know the owners are serious about their food….when they tell you ‘don’t be late’…. when you come in to pick …

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Bucktail Willie Talks 2019 Flounder Season Regulations in South Jersey

We talk Jersey shore flounder & fluke fishing with Bill Shillingford, aka ‘Bucktail Willie’. Bucktail is heard weekly on ‘Shep on Fishing’, every Saturday morning at 7a on WOND radio. Robin Scott of Ray Scotts Dock in Margate is also featured on this popular fishing show. Shillingford is a member of the American Littoral Society. The …

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Council OK’s Homeowner Dune Maintenance in Brigantine. DEP in Dark?

Some consider this an environmental crime in Brigantine. Screwing with the dunes without DEP (Dept of Environmental Protection) approval. Dune maintenance permits for a select group of private beachfront homeowners. Watch Brigantine City Council from 11.7.2018 > Special rights handed out to favored homeowners, in order to groom dunes to their personal liking. Brigantine City …

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How Election Results Affect Brigantine Homeowners, Flood Insurance and Real Estate

What can Brigantine expect from last night’s election results? What does a new Congress mean for Brigantine Real Estate? We’re guessing plenty of gridlock with tax reform, flood insurance and other housing policy. Brigantine homeowners can expect flat Real Estate values and additional retail store closings. The epidemic of vacant store fronts will only grow as …

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Brigantine’s Guenther & Simpson: Jersey Devils Crane Not Our Problem

A 22-ton crane once used by Jersey Devils Marine Construction has sat unused for almost a year. Last week, the barge it was sitting on, looked to be sinking in the back bay waters of Brigantine Boulevard. The DEP says the equipment is not leaking now. It does not present an environmental problem. Last week, …

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2019 Flounder Regulations & Drag Island Fishing Access From Somers Point

Fishing access points. There are less and less of them each year. Very few spots to drop a line in the back bays of South Jersey. We can thank over-development along the waterfronts for that. Ever heard of Drag Island? It’s in the channel between Somers Point and Upper Twp. Amazing fishing, crabbing, bird watching. …

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Launch of Wolf Fitness In Brigantine. Gym Makeover Underway.

Tony Saxby and his fiancee, Trisha Muni, just bought the only gym / fitness center in Brigantine. It’s called Wolf Fitness, and it’s shaping up to be a real winner. Formerly, Brigantine Island Fitness. WOLF FITNESS is located next to St George’s Pub, on Harbor Beach Blvd in Brigantine. Tony & Trish are originally from …

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Brigantine Homeowners Group Wants Investigation Into Platt

Due to his well-documented violent background, Brigantine’s Troy Platt should be removed from position of President of the Brigantine Hockey League (BHL). That’s the opinion of a group called: ‘Concerned Brigantine Homeowners.’ Brigantine City Councilman, Dennis Haney (also member of BHL) will be asked to assist in doing a proper background check on Troy Platt. …

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2018 Brigantine Elks Fall Striper Tournament Rules

These are the 2018 Brigantine Elks #2428 Fall Striper Tournament Rules and Regulations. The weigh station will be Riptide Bait and Tackle, 1201 West Brigantine Ave Brigantine NJ 08203 All fish must be weighed in during normal business hours. There will be no boundaries but you must leave from Absecon Inlet or Brigantine Inlet. Each …

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Brigantine Bakery & Fishing Tackle? Love Me Some Stocks Poundcake.

Listen to clips from ‘Shep on Fishing’ Radio Show from Oct 27, 2018 on WOND 1400am. Program featured Andy Grossman from Riptide Bait & Tackle in Brigantine, Bucktail Willie (Bill Shillingford) and Robin Scott of Margate. LISTEN > Gulp Nemesis working well as fake bait in Brigantine. Kingfish still around, some weakfish, snapper blues, even …

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