We have been fishing just about everyday in the backwater, Near shore and Grouper Fishing. Long story short is we have been having fun and after this week of the wind blowing the fishing should fall back into the summer pattern. If we have to cancel trips due to the wind please be patient and understand because we really want to go also. We still have some days open each week so dont miss out.
Sorry for the delay in the reports but somehow my page malfunctioned big time and just now got set back up. We have been busy offshore catching Grouper, Snapper, Trigger Fish, Amberjacks. Nearshore has been fun also catching lots of Cobia, Big Sharks and a few Spanish Mackerel and King Mackerel. The backwater fishing has been steady with decent catches of Black Drum, Flounder, Red Drum and Speckle Trout. The summer pattern has set in so the fishing should be steady and with lots of kids joining us this summer we will be having lots of fun. Dont miss out join us for your next fishing trip.
The last 2 weeks have been fun fishing with groups from all over. We have been busy running Gulf Stream trips catch Black Fin Tuna, Wahoos, Mahi’s and Sailfish. The Grouper fishing has been great also along with all kinds of Snappers and Triggerfish. Backwater fishing has seen action from the Black Drum and should be replaced with Flounder very soon. Nearshore shark fishing has already set up for the summer fun so if you have not booked your trip give us a call.
The season is about in full swing and just like clockwork the Spanish Mackerel are thick, big and very easy to catch. We sure do wish every day was as easy as the last week of fishing has been. Just about ready to start messing with the Mahi, Grouper and Trigger fish is the wind will ever lay down long enough. Get your groups together and come join the fun.
Its time to start fishing at Oak Island NC. The winter was very kind to us this year by keeping the water temps up. Capt Travis is already catching nice red drum, black drum and the flounder are right around the corner. Half day fishing is pretty much black bass only and around mid April the spanish should show up. Offshore should produce nice wahoos, King Mackerel and assortment of bottom fish. So with all that said get your groups together and lets start fishing.
the last 30 days Capt JD and myself put the focus on catching Bluefin Tuna. This was the first year in about 5 years they have showed up and since I was the one that caught the last one in Brunswick County we tried hard to catch the first one again. Capt JD had 3 on at one time but its hard to put into words what kind of confusion takes place that usually ends up being 0 for 3. The next day we had our chance and after hour half only 60ft from the boat on top of the water we had a giant pull the hook. There was still hope because of the steady weather pattern we could still get to the fish and 2 days latter Capt JD caught the biggest bluefin tuna every landed in Brunswick County measuring 113″ weighing around 750-800lbs. Besides chasing the bluefin we would still load the boat catching king mackerel in the afternoon. Looks like its about time to do the winter maintenance nobody ever sees so the boats will be ready when the season starts back up usually around Easter break then wide open May 1st. Hurry and book your grouper trip now only 18 days left in May to “target” Grouper and when we head offshore thats our specialty
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Winter season is here at Oak Island but we are still fishing in the ocean everyday it lets us. Part of being full time Commercial/Charter is year round fishing to make a living. The King Mackerel and Wahoo fishing has been the best and should continue through out the winter. There will not be many reports but on the nice days im pretty sure you would wish you was with us.
The number of days we fish over the winter will be low due to the weather but on the nice days we will be fishing either with a charter or commercial because we truly fish for a living. Wahoo, King Mackerel, Grouper and Trigger fish will be the targeted species so keep checking in and follow us on Facebook for hands on year round fishing
You just can’t beat the fall colors during the evenings this November. And it’s even better with a box full of grouper and triggers.
November 13th, the morning started out with a big 8lb Gator Trout.
Had a fun trip in the evening too. Low tide messed up the bite, but we were still able to catch over 40 black drum with some nice keepers.
The King Mackerel are still a plenty this November, just check out this catch!
We are still at it and have fished everyday since the storm passed. The Red Drum fishing has still been producing steady action. King Mackerel have showed up over the last couple weeks and if you know how to throw a cast net to catch your live bait the chances are better. Big sharks have also kept us busy when the other fish do not want to cooperate.