I visited again this year and spent 5 long days on the water. You may have seen us in the p.o.s. tracker. Two guys from Massachusetts. The first fish of the trip was around 60 lbs and 46" long, and was caught on beef liver. This was not the first time we have caught big ones on liver. We had no trouble getting bait, but we brought some beef liver from the slaughterhouse and some bluefish steaks that were frozen. I thought it might be a good idea to have a back up, in case we didn't get bait. Has anyone out there used liver, not chicken liver, but a big slab of liver the size of your hand cut from a fresh whole cow liver? It works. I thought this might be useful as a backup in case bait was tough to catch bait. We caught a few 60 lbers, a couple of 50's, a couple of 40 lbers, and many 30 lbs and under. Gotta love the full moon period. My pb was 47.5 inches long. Most of the fish were caught on shad. We got a huge flathead about 40 lbs in the castnet. Would have liked to get him in on the rod and reel instead. Did anyone catch a fish within the first half hour of the new year? I caught one just after midnight and we only saw one boat out there.