Capt. Rick took a day to look for a few trout and hope to grab
a ladyfish. Got a ladyfish right away and decided to head out and see
how it feels to reel in a huge Bull Redfish. Got into a lot of atlantic
sharpnose sharks and had several leaders that I did not make part company.
Using some special leaders that I make for these bull reds, landed some
sharks and 2 very nice bull reds. There is absolutly no question when
one of these 38 inch + Bull Redfish hits the bait. These 2 each made a
100 yard blistering, drag screaming first runs. All you can do is hold
on . Never try to reel in a fish when its pulling drag as you will twist
the line and it will break. FYI a hook extractor works very well on sharks
and these Big Redfish.
Capt. Rick had a 6 hour 2 person trip this morning and Capt. Jeremy
had a 2 person 4 hour trip this afternoon. Capt. Rick party tried for
a late incoming and 1st of the outgoing Tide for some Speckled seatrout.
Missed a few hard hits, but Alicia landed 3 ladyfish. Besides being a
fun fish to catch, these make excellent bait for Bull Reds and Sharks.
So we kept a couple of those and released some blue fish before heading
out to try for a bull red or two. Caught quite a few atlantic sharpnose
sharks as well as a huge stingray. Had a real hard hit on one of the Bull
Red rods and Scott Landed a 40 inch redfish. We caught a few more sharks
and a lot of whiting before heading in.
Jeremys group went straight out for whiting and Bull reds and caught quite
a few sharks, a large ray. Mandy hooked up and landed a very respectable
Bull Red. All Bull reds we catch are revived by the captain before releasing.
We make sure they have enough strength to get away from hungry sharks.
Mandys bull was missing a gill plate. Wind really picked up in the afternoon
compared with the calm winds of this morning.
Capt. Jeremy had (2) Four hour trips today for Bull River marina.
This is the second day in a row that Capt. Jeremy stepped up and ran back
to back trips. 1st trip was a pickup from Dafuski Island and they fished
waters that were not that familiar. However they did produce some nice
bottom fish including some Atlantic Sharpnose Sharks.
Trip also produced some interesting fish including a dark brown Cow Nose
Ray and 2 very large 40 inch Bull Reds, one with almost 100 Spots.
Capt. Jeremy had (2) Four hour trips today for Bull River marina.
Capt. Jeremy reported that the caught a lot more sharks, as the water
is heating up. However on one of the trips they nailed a nice 40 inch
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23 , 2014 Rest in Peace Dad. Memorial May 26, 2014.
Capt. Jeremy had a 6 person whiting trip with a couple Bull Reds
thrown in . Great day fishing for whitng, no tangles or injuries. Aft
about 30 whiting, decided to see if Bulls were around and they did land
2 in less than 20 feet of water. Jeremy reported tht he had a great day
of fishing with Eveyone Incuding Mr. B and Scot. Hope they think of us
again the next time in the area. Also while on this trip, Capt Jeremys
Gradfather and my Dad passed away at home after a very long illness. "Buddy"
is pictured above.
Capt. Rick had a 3 person 6 hour trip today departing the dock
at 7am. I had Barry and his 2 children Georgia, and Herschal. They wanted
a few fish for a meal and some basic fishing action. We tried for some
seatrout on the last 2 hours of the outgoing and only got some ladyfish
and bluefish and several bonnethead sharks. We moved around and decided
to head out to where we have been catching Bull Redfish. Not the best
tidal stage for those but the wind had died down to about 15 knots. Water
temp was 76 and the clarity was turbid. Kept 15 whiting while trying for
a bull red but caught seveal Atlantic sharpnose sharks. Herschal was hooked
up on a Red, but the hook pulled. Wind then picked up and we moved back
inside. A good day on the water , just wished we had landed a large redfish.
Capt. Jeremy had a 6 hour trip with Mike and Larry today. Weather
started off very cool, air temp of 56 but warmed up nicely into the mid
70's. Wind was mild and the water clarity was good. Capt. Jeremy reported
that they had a lot of action, but only got one bull Red today. Another
successful day on the water!
Capt. Jeremy had a 6 hour trip with Jim and his daughter. They
caught some sharks, trout, whiting and a double hookup with Bull Reds.
Weather was cool and somewhat windy, but they caught fish anyway. All
in all a good day on the water.
Capt. Rick had a 6 hour trip with a friend from Florida, Bill,
who wanted to try to catch a bull red. We started out at 6:30 am and was
greeted with 15K winds out of the nwest. We tried for trout first and
Bill caught a nice one. Then we caught and kept a few whiting and ladyfish.
We kept 2 ladyfish for cut bait. Moved on out to one of my Redfish drops
and we caught 2 sharks and 5 BULL Redfish, before coming in. I used a
cell phone camera, so these are not all centered. Bill landed 3 and I
landed 2. First Picture is Bill hooked up.The last picture is the bait
we used. All fish were between 38 and 45 inches.
Capt. Jeremy ran a 4 hour trip today and it was very windy. He
had 3 guys from Nevada. It was too windy to trout fish so they went after
bull reds and caught some of those and sharks and a 70 lb stingray. Very
good day of fishing considering the weather.
Capt. Jeremy ran a 4 hour trip today for Bull River Marina. Water
temp was mid 70s'. They targeted Bonnethead sharks today and caught a
few along with some ladyfish. Expecting the Trout to turn on any day.
However quite a few people want to catch sharks so thatwas a good thing
Capt. Rick had a 3 person 6 hour trip today with Henry and Derrick
and Derricks brother. Water temp was 76 in Wassaw sound, but the water
was past stained and borderlined on muddy. This was due to a 15- 20 knot
wind out of the south and and outgoing tide. We kept approximately 30
whiting, released some trout, kept some trout and released a bonnethead
shark and an atlantic sharpnose shark. Good day on the water considering
Capt. Jeremy had a 6 hour trip that departed at 7am. It was a
2 person trip. Water temp was low to mid 70's and clear. They caught and
released several sharks, however Capt. Jeremy did not have the camera
Capt. Jeremy had a 6 hour trip today that departed at 8am with
Jen and Tyson. They caught and released some nice speckled seatrout as
well as some sharks. Air temp got into the low 80's and the wind was calm.
A nice day on the water!
Capt. Rick had a 6 hour trip today that departed at 7am and Capt.
Jeremy had a 4 hour trip that departed at 2pm. I had Steve and 2 of his
friends and Capt. Jeremy had Mike and his wife. Water temp was in the
low 70's. Starting at 7am, we fished the incoming and Capt. Jeremy and
his party fished the outgoing. MY group kept a bag of speckled seatrout,
whiting, and bluefish. Capt Jeremys group landed some very nice sharks
and had several break offs. A good day of fishing, that is getting better
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