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  1. Saltwater Fishing
    FIXED!!! Epic Fishing Trip - Major Redfish Haul - Venice, LA (Part 2) http://youtu.be/PDI1C0nPb64 Part 2 of our insane inshore fishing charter, with Cast N Blast Venice charter service, this past July down in Venice, Louisiana. We caught redfish till our arms were tired! Gear Used in...
  2. NC Coast
    It was one of those mornings where you contemplate staying in bed. I am really glad I chose to grab the rain gear and head for the landing!! I love throwing top water plugs and for a majority of the morning the trout, rat reds and stripers where cooperating. I chunked a zara spook jr ( you can...
  3. NC Coast
    Had election day off from work, so after I voted I had to put the kayak in to get on some fish. Fished for about 3 and 1/2 hours and it turned into a great day. Caught several trout in the 18-22 inch range, and decided to keep two of the bigger ones to eat. While searching for trout the reds...
  4. NC Coast
    On Sunday I decided to load the yak and target flounder around fort fisher. Since the season closes for rec anglers in October, (which is dumb) felt like I should try and catch a few for food. Most of my citation-size flounder have come in October/November too but anyway, back to the report ;)...
  5. Saltwater Fishing
    Hello brothas, So here is the deal, I have been going out over the past week early in the morning for the topwater bite. I have been using a skitter walker mostly but also sometimes throw a yozuri crystal popper. I have had some luck with blues and lizard fish but have yet to put anything in the...
  6. NC Coast
    Loaded my kayak at river road park to fish the cape fear yesterday. Got on the water early, and saw tons of bait, both mullet and pogies. The day was a bit of a struggle. I hit the grass line pretty hard throwing topwater until about 9:00 am, no takers. Switched to paddle tail jigs and saw...
  7. NC Coast
    Looking to head down to Holden Beach next week, looking to fish inshore/ near shore reefs. We were down a couple of weeks ago and not much happening then, wondering if the bite has picked up since then? :confused:
  8. NC Coast
    I'm thinking about putting the yak in to get some exercise at fort fisher Saturday. Surf trout have dried up for me past few weeks in C-Beach/Kure. Anyone who's been on the water seen any drum on the flats? I know it's been cold. Hoping to spot some shallow fish at fort fisher, even if they...
  9. NC Coast
    Since my move to Carolina Beach from Hampstead I've been trying some different areas in the surf. The past two days I've walked the beach after work and fished for roughly an hour each time. Today the fishing picked up pretty good. Caught 2 trout, 2 drum, and a short flounder in about 45 mins to...
  10. NC Coast
    Despite moving to Carolina Beach I visited my old stomping grounds behind Topsail to fish a productive spot. Nothing was going on there so I went on a little search and found some fish. Caught 7 trout, all keepers at 15-16 inch size like the one pictured, but let them go due to size. Caught an...
  11. NC Coast
    Put my kayak in and fished the Topsail/Hampstead backwaters today. Wind was pretty stiff, and there was a lot of boat traffic. Waited a while to make my way to fish the spot I found a couple weeks ago, until boaters had cleared the surrounding area. The bite was pretty decent, didn't appear many...
  12. Saltwater Fishing
    First time going for the old drum at Oriental, NC. 5 minutes after anchor the sisters hit a double to start the adventure. First landed was 49 inch female monster, second one in the boat (12 year old had a little help with the rod to fight this beast but did all the reeling herself!) was a 45...
  13. NC Coast
    Have been scouting new waters before my friend comes down from Greensboro to fish this weekend. He's an avid bass fisherman, told him I'd try to put him on some drum. Caught these 2 while walking the bank and casting topwaters and vudu shrimp. Lots of blow-ups. Drum were busting bait actively...
  14. Saltwater Fishing
    Didn't have time to load the kayak today so I decided to try a new spot that I found with bank access behind Topsail. I haven't bank fished the creeks/bays in a while, so thought I'd give it a shot. The water looked fishy but I always thought it was a bit shallow to hold decent fish-I was wrong...
  15. NC Coast
    Loaded up the yak for a spur of the moment afternoon trip today. Put in down the road from my house and made the paddle to a grouping of some good creek mouths. Started by throwing topwater...for whatever reason I'm getting lots of blow ups lately but fish are short striking it, even when I...
  16. NC Coast
    Today my buddy and I loaded the yaks for an afternoon trip and it turned out to be a good one. Both of us boated several slot drum, and we kept our limit for a fish fry later this week. The drum were hitting most of the stuff we threw at them: cut mullet, and topwaters worked best. The...
  17. NC Coast
    Today I was asked by a buddy of mine what I wanted to do for my 33rd B-Day today...easy answer, fishing of course! Loaded up the kayaks and we headed to the usual launch behind topsail island. The weather felt great today, unlike some of the past weeks where it's been super humid/hot and muggy...
  18. NC Coast
    Got on the water this afternoon about 4:00. Only managed 1 keeper 19-inch red this trip, it was a bit of a slow day for me in the topsail area..not the best pic! Noticed the tide was really high, so I ended up fishing way up in the creeks and bays that I normally pass on due to water depth...
  19. NC Coast
    Loaded the kayak this afternoon in search of some keeper fish. Been locating them but getting them to bite has taken some work.. Worked a mirrolure topwater, and then my spook jr. with no takers. Switched it up to throwing pro-cured silver flash paddle tails to match the bait I was seeing...
  20. Saltwater Fishing
    Today was one of those inshore days that would turn out to be an unforgettable one. I promised Jeffonc that I’d post pics here as soon as I caught some fish from the Tarpon that he sold me the other week. The 16 footer handles beautifully, and I couldn’t be happier with it. Thanks again Jeff...
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