Fishing Reports

SKA Nationals

The Fin-Nagle fishing team had a great showing at the SKA- Southern Kingfish Association National Championship this year finishing in 1st place on day one, but couldn't find another big fish for day two, ending up in 3rd place overall out of 50 boats. We got beat by...

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Finally, end of summer

Fishing this summer on the Outer Banks has been hit or miss for the inshore fishing. Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel and most of the other inshore species have not been caught in any great numbers. The offshore bite has been much better. Many days, limits of Dolphin are...

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April fishing

Spring fishing is picking up. A few puppy drum around the inlet and a few bluefish, but the water is still a little cold. Offshore, the bite is getting better ever day. Fair catches of Yellowfin & Blackfin tuna, plus a few Dolphin to boot. If this wind would give us a...

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Sadly no fish

So far its turning out to be another bad year for Striped Bass on the Outer Banks. I'm not sure why they are not showing up off the coast of North Carolina, but there are tons of fisherman and captains that miss them. As soon as the weather breaks, I'm going on a...

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End of summer fishing

Fishing on the Outer Banks has overall been great. Sure there has been some days better than other. The offshore bite has been steady with a mix bag of tuna, dolphin wahoo, and now a few billfish showing up. Inshore, outside the inlet, its been a few cobia starting to...

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Wild Bill

I got to meet Wild Bill from Deadliest Catch at the Pirates Cove Billfish tournament. Very nice man and he was more than willing to take a photo with anyone.

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Fun day offshore

When fishing offshore for tuna, dolphin, and billfish, you never know what you're going to catch or hook up on. Toward the end of the day, we hook this nice 55lb wahoo on 20lb test line. When your fishing a big fish on light line. its just a matter of taking your...

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Lost trip photo

Thanks to a wet camera, I lost a ton of photos . Here's a photo of a half day trip that we boated a mix of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Great fish for dinner and fun to catch.

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Offshore bite good

I was out last week with Jeff Watkins and crew for an offshore trip. The morning was very slow, but I found a nice color change that afternoon and we caught a nice cooler full of small to large Dolphin. We also hook a billfish, but after a few minute fight and a...

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