Rick had a 3 person 6 hour trip today that Lauren gave to her husband
for his birthday. Treys brother, Chase was visiting, so he came along
as well. First of all today was just hot. The air temp was in the 90's.
The water temp started around 83°and by 1:30 it was almost 87°.
We fished out the bottom 30 minutes of the outgoing tide and the rest
of the trip we fished the incoming. Water was stained to clear in most
started out catching a few trout, then about 8 undersized redfish, and
a few bonnethead sharks. We also caught a larger pufferfish and a ladyfish
as well. Ended the day keeping 5 Speckled trout and releasing all the
other fish unharmed. 90% of all the pictures on this website is taken
by my customers, especially if a shark is involved. Bonnethead do not
have large teeth, but the are sharp and they have a mouthful. We successfully
catch more of those as they attack by swinging their heads side to side
and usually get hooked in the side of the mouth.
Rick had a 2 person 6 hour trip today with Scooter and his son Michael.
Both of these guys really knew how to fish. We started at low tide and
the water temp was 84°
and and stayed reall close to that. Water started off clear, then got
dirty as the tide rolled in an the wind picked up.
started off catching a nice bonnet head shark, then his dad followed up
with a nice trout. I think the final tally was we kept 2 Bonnet Head sharks
and 8 speckled seatrout from 13 inches to 18 inches. We released a couple
more sharks and had a few cut offs as well. We released a few ladyfish
as well. We had nonstop action from 7 am until about 11:30, then the bites
slacked off. Air temp was in the uppper 90's again. All in all a good
Rick had a 2 person 6 hour trip today, but it was very hot. Air temp was
around 97° and the Water temp was 83.7°.
Joe and Deidra wanted to catch some of everything, so thats what I tried
to do. We kept 2 speckled seatrout and released about 10. Had a number
of ladyfish as well. Also caught a couple of blue fish. Joe wanted to
catch some sharks and we did. He and his wife each caught 2 and Deidra
lost a couple really big ones. All in all a good day, just very hot. These
were very good anglers!
Rick had a 2 person 6 hour trip today. Wow, what a difference a couple
days made with the weather. It went from marginal to pretty good. We had
some wind today, but it was fishable. I had 2 very experienced anglers
on board today, Terry and his wife Sherry. The water temp was 82.5°
and clear to start, then it muddied up, then went to a stain and clear
again by high tide. We were able to fish Wassaw sound and started off
with a solid trout bite. We landed a few and lost a few.
Both Terry and Sherry each caught a 20 inch trout that they kept for a
meal. We released several smaller ones and a few blue fish as well. We
did catch a stingray . Terry had a nice flounder come unbuttoned at the
boat as well. We decided to try for some bonnethead sharks. Terry landed
3 and Sherry landed 1 nice one. Sherry also lost another shark that was
most likely either a spinner shark or blacktip. Did get a picture of a
very nice sunrise today. Terry showed me how to take a picture facing
the sun, just turn on the flash!
Rick had a 2 person 6 hour trip today. I had Dillion and his Grandfather
Wayne on the boat today. Unfortunatly the weather was just like yesterday
except worse. Winds started at 15 and gusted to 25 all day long. On top
of the East wind, we are still under the influence of a full moon and
had a huge morning flood tide. Tide was over alot of the grass.
Water temp was 85°and the water clarity was stained to muddy. Worked
very hard all day and Dillon caught 4 undersized redfish, 1 keeper trout
and 1 small trout. he also landed a big ladyfish and also a keeper sheepshead.
Hopefully the winds will lay down by Monday.
Rick had a 2 person 6 hour trip today. I was fortunate enough to have
couple today. Both were excellent anglers and braved the adverse weather
conditions. It stormed all night Thursday and stopped at about 6am. We
left the dock at 6:45 and fished until 1pm. Fished the last couple of
hours of the incoming and 4 hours of outgoing. Missed very few bites,
but didn't have alot of bites either. Water temp was 85 and the wind Howled
out of the East, Northeast at 15 to 20 most all day. The morning was predicted
to have the same winds at 5 to 10, but we missed those. It took alot of
my drops out of the action. Wassaw Sound was unfishable.
Sheihing caught a very nice whiting and Mr. Sheihing caught 2 stout flounder
and 1 keeper redfish that was almost 22 inches. Stayed at the last drop
a little too long and we finally got wet. Again they were excellent to
fish with and never complained about the weather. Unable to get the sunrise
as it was very cloudy.
Rick had a 4 person 6 hour trip today. I had the Cody family from North
Georgia and we had a great time. Started out at 7am and caught the tide
when it turned to incoming. Water clarity was clear to stained , but the
winds were very light out of the South West. They wanted to hook up on
some Bonnet Head sharks and we did get a few. Unfortunatly, Mrs. Cody
lost a very large shark that broke the line, not the leader. They kept
1 flounder and 4 nice trout, 2 over 17 inches . Mr. Cody Senior, caught
the largest and last shark of the day. We also caught a few large ladyfish
and a couple rat Redfish.
Rick had a 1 person 4 hour trip today. The water was stained due to the
new moon and the currents were running faster today. Water temp was 84°
and the air temp was in the low 90's. We fished the last of the incoming
and the first of the outgoing. Kept 1 shark, 1 flounder,some speckled
seatrout and a nice whiting. Caught a lot of redfish, but they were all
too small. All fish were caught on either live shrimp or live mud minnows.
Lots of boat traffic due to the upcoming holiday.
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