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    Anyone surf Asbury on weekends (or regularly)?

    If so, how is the mandated surfing area and the crowd? I have surfed all over Monmouth County, but AP only twice. 8 times out of 10 I'm somewhere in Deal, but the summer crowds there are getting to me. Not to mention AP has a lot more things to do post-surf-session. What should I expect there on weekends?

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    Stoney - AP is good but Saturday it was walling up and closing out. We went down there with the intention to surf session #2, but ended up at the beach bar for "mid-day" cocktails & some grub. The surfing beach there usually isn't packed, but it was on Saturday. All the popular(crowded) spots, such as Pumphouse, were mobbed with kooks just bobbing around like bouys. I couldn't get down with any of that for too long, so ended up at some "hidden gems" that weren't as big but definitely just as fun and fast. AP can be a great spot, but not with a storm with this much hype....

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    Quote Originally Posted by LBNJ Local View Post
    Stoney - AP is good but Saturday it was walling up and closing out. We went down there with the intention to surf session #2, but ended up at the beach bar for "mid-day" cocktails & some grub. The surfing beach there usually isn't packed, but it was on Saturday. All the popular(crowded) spots, such as Pumphouse, were mobbed with kooks just bobbing around like bouys. I couldn't get down with any of that for too long, so ended up at some "hidden gems" that weren't as big but definitely just as fun and fast. AP can be a great spot, but not with a storm with this much hype....
    Haha, I was doing the mid-day drink & grub on Cookman Ave that day. I don't know any spots in AP other than the "surfing beach". I know this past weekend was brutal at most places, due to storm hype. I'm just wondering about the average summer weekend in AP. Basically I want to take a break from Deal and we're always in AP anyway, so it makes sense!

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    It's always worth a look, especially if you're always right in the area(Deal). I beleive that is the only "surfing beach," but I'm not 100% on that. I do know that they are serious about not leeting anyone surf in spots that arent designated for surfing. The "boys in blue" are always looking to bust chops along with the lifeguards. They should stop arresting, harassing, & ticketing surfers and work on cleaning up the crime in AP. It's a free-for-all over there, they probably just play it safe by screwing up our sessions cause they have to make it look like they're doing something...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LBNJ Local View Post
    It's always worth a look, especially if you're always right in the area(Deal). I beleive that is the only "surfing beach," but I'm not 100% on that. I do know that they are serious about not leeting anyone surf in spots that arent designated for surfing. The "boys in blue" are always looking to bust chops along with the lifeguards. They should stop arresting, harassing, & ticketing surfers and work on cleaning up the crime in AP. It's a free-for-all over there, they probably just play it safe by screwing up our sessions cause they have to make it look like they're doing something...
    I haven't really noticed too much harassment in AP, but I haven't surfed there in-season. Obviously the police have bigger issues there than surfers, but I think the beach area makes the town a lot of money so they have to focus on it. I guess we can be glad the beaches will go back to unprotected in like two weeks.

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    I can't wait till the Benny's go home! Especially when it's still warm and we have waves for all the locals......... Let's hope the surf gods are on our side here!

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    stop naming spots. enough people there as it is.
    Last edited by mOtion732; Aug 25, 2009 at 04:35 PM.

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    The only spots I named are ones that everyone knows about already; get with it motion! While you're still trying to figure out how to put on your wetsuit, I'll be the guy you look at and say to yourself "wow, I wish I could surf like that..." It's ok that you suck and can only talk **** on this forum, I understand you're just a kook and can't figure out how to get out of that status. Benny; hahaha, I'm not even going to entertain that!

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    Pumphouse in Deal is no secret. Deal in general is definitely no secret. That's my problem with it in the summer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LBNJ Local View Post
    The only spots I named are ones that everyone knows about already; get with it motion! While you're still trying to figure out how to put on your wetsuit, I'll be the guy you look at and say to yourself "wow, I wish I could surf like that..." It's ok that you suck and can only talk **** on this forum, I understand you're just a kook and can't figure out how to get out of that status. Benny; hahaha, I'm not even going to entertain that!
    are you ****ing kidding me you ****ing kook??? i surf lb all damn year, and have been for a real long time. you're jsut some ****ing MU idiot that has been surfing since what, like the beginning of june? dont worry, you'll be out of the water as soon as it dips under 60, and we'll see you on this forum next year when it starts to get warm again.