Originally Posted by papadave
Went out to Henderson Point on Buggs yesterday to try for a striper or 2. My regular fishing partner & I hit the lake at ~7, and had just moved away from the ramp when a fellow came idling up with a 7lb striper held out over the side of his G3. He said he'd just caught it off the beach on topwater while LMB fishing, and offered it to us. BINGO, 5 minutes and enough fish in the boat
Originally Posted by slickrocktom
I met up with wingsdlc this morning for some smallie action. Started off kinda dreary and moist, cloud cover stayed with us all day long. Temps in the high 60's made it feel like a fall day. I led the way with my ritual underwater dance I normally start off with. This attracts trophies and scares away competing fishermen. Wings came out swinging with a walleye on a saltwater pattern, and pretty much owned his guide
Originally Posted by Bread Man 1
I had to cancel a trip for today because my boat had a breakdown, and is in the shop. So I was able to pick up a gigging trip. Had some rookies on board that had never done it before, and they had a blast. They stuck some nice fat flounder.
Originally Posted by tarheel fly flinger
I got up at 4:15 am....some of you won't beleive this( Eddie) but with the temps predicted to be near 100 we decided to go early and out by lunch! we arrived in Swansboro at 6:00am and the water was beautiful!!! Bait was thick!!! As soon as we got in to parrott swamp Rodney caught a nice Flounder looking every bit of 16 inches!! I then got a hit on my popping cork and caught a Black Drum on the popping cork!
Originally Posted by NCangler
My brother-in-law, nephew and his friend were in Oriental this past week and did pretty well along the shoreline for flounder and nice sized trout like this speck. They caught three about this size and a few flounder just under 15" and were using minnows and 1/4 oz. white jig heads.