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  1. Saltwater Fishing
    Hey all, I have hit the piers all summer and fall for king mackerel, and have still yet to catch one, and before I get into a big one, I wanted to make sure my gear is sufficient. All input is appreciated. Thanks in advance! Anchor Rod: - Cabela's Salt Striker 10' Rod and Reel Combo, 320 yds of...
  2. Meet and Greet
    Greetings I am born and raised in the mountains of East Tennessee and have vacationed 2-3 times a year on Topsail Island since 2004. Now, thanks to the good lord above, my wife and I have property on the island and our own spot in Surf City. I have fished for years in the canals and sound side...
  3. NC Coast
    Managed to slip out of the rental to do some night fishing at Johnnie Mercer pier earlier this week. First, a word of warning, if you plan to fish with multiple poles, it gets very expensive, very quickly. They charge $8 PER ROD, unlike other piers that have a flat fee for 2-3 poles. So I paid...
  4. NC Coast
    On Saturday, me and 2 friends checked out Surf City Ocean Pier and were not really disappointed. We are all pretty new to saltwater fishing in North Carolina and 2 of us new to saltwater in general so we needed some help starting out, which the locals were glad to provide. Turns out I keep...
  5. Saltwater Fishing
    I'm going to stay in Beaufort for a week Mid June. The house is on the inlet and has a small pier. I will also be going to shackleford and some surrounding banks surf fishing. Any pointers as far as bait, techniques and areas to catch someting other than pin fish?
  6. NC Coast
    I will be in the Outer Banks next week, specifically the Corolla area, and wanted to see what fishing opportunities are available this time of year. I am a fly fisherman, and would love to do that, but am happy with simply catching fish. Am I limited to boats (charter or head boats) or able to...
  7. Saltwater Fishing
    i used to fish the new river and intracoastal alot, but lately every time i would throw a cut spot or croaker out on a bottom rig i would end up with an ugly stingray,:mad: so i fished freshwater for awhile. but after taking a visit to the rocks near home and seeing all of those mullet, im...
  8. Saltwater Fishing
    I go to the outer banks mabey 5-6 times a year and always hit up the pier. I want to start king fishin.. I have a 10 ft surf combo that I think will work as a anchor rod but need a good rod for the bait... I just bailed out $700 to get my kayak and rig it up so I dont have alot of money.. Plus...
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