Had a 3 person 5 hour Trip today for Miss Judy charters. We departed her
Dock at 9am. Water temp was 56 to start, but finished the day at 60 degrees.
The Wind had shifted to out of the South, which is a great thing. With
the approaching of 2 cold fronts, the barometer dropped some and even
though the water was cold we did pick up a few keeper trout, released
some and missed a few. All in all a great day on the water with Dan, David
and David Junior. Dan also caught a nice sting ray that we released unharmed.
Oh not a complaint out of either David on the cold weather, they wore
Notice the 56.7 water temp on the Furuno.
Had a 3 person 6 hour Trip today. But we cut it short due to the rough
wind and cold. Water temp was 54 and the air temp was 38 to start. We
did miss a very good redfish bite, but the bites were slow so we switched
up to bottom fishing in the sound for whiting, but couldn't get away from
the cold water sharks (released 6 and lost 3 ). Derrick and crew are coming
back in May when the water warms up some.
Had a 2 person 6 hour Trip canceled at the very last minute. Luckily this
doesn't happen much, 2nd time, or I will have to start getting deposits!
Had a 3 person 4 hour Trip for Miss Judy today. My boat was one of 7 boats
and from what I was told by one of the other captains, my boat was the
only one that caught anything. Air temp was 38 this morning and water
temp got as high as 52.3°. All I can say is with the new moon high
tides, extra cold weather and dirty water we were lucky. Any one of the
7 boats would have been lucky to catch anything. Water and air temp is
about 10° colder than normal. Water temps need to be close to 65 to
catch consistantly. Below is the sunrise and the 17 inch trout, that was
I had a 2 person 6 hour trip with a couple from Conneticut. Even though
the air temp was around 40°, they were not very cold. The water temp
was 51 and the fishing was very tough. We fished the Savannah River, 1
bite, 1 breakoff and the Wilmington river, several creeks and Salt ponds.
The only bite was at the start of the trip in the Savannah River. Water
clarity was dirty and the wind was 10 - 15 out of the North/North west.
A very tuff fishing day. Below is Meagan and Dan doing some deep water
jigging with artificials. They wanted to fish artificials instead of live
bait today. Next picture is a nice oyster rake we tried, but didn't get
Had a 4 person 8 hour trip today for Miss Judy Charters. We were part
of an 8 boat group trip. Air temp was in low 30's and the water temp started
at 49.3 and climbed to 51.4. It was cold period. Our boat caught 1 fish
, another boat in the group caught 0, another caught 1 and the other boat
that I knew of caught 3. The shark we caught was the only shark caught
today and he tangled 3 lines in the process of getting caught.
fished the Wilmington river and Salt ponds. One boat fished in Carolina
and didn't catch, so it was pretty consistant - no fish today. However
on 3.6.2013 a group trip was canceled due to the high sustained 25Knot
winds all day. We didn't have good clear water today. I have another trip
tomorrow, so hopefully the water will clear some.
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