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  1. 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...
  2. Kayak Fishing
    I'm planning a kayak fishing trip with my son and a few of his friends the first week in October. We will be staying Sound Side on Topsail, just outside the Surf City limits, approximately 4 miles south of the Swing Bridge by and 6 Miles south of Topsail Inlet by water. Our location on Topsail...
  3. Meet and Greet
    Hello folks, I moved to NC last August from Indiana. I was an avid crappie fisherman there and was in the process of perfecting my walleye tricks too. Now that I live here I have been fishing salt water almost exclusively. I lived in Florida as a kid and am now very happy to be able to target...
  4. Saltwater Fishing
    A great wahoo bite, and bite-offs, in gulf stream from Topsail Island. Video below http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7t9JBGiuok
  5. Saltwater Fishing
    Another overnight trip 50 to 60 miles out for more Big Red Grouper. Had to work for them a little harder this time and the triggerfish bite wasn't as strong as last week. Tanner had the hot stick this trip! Enjoy the Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Blb9jqSsMQ&feature=channel
  6. Saltwater Fishing
    Left the ramp at about 11:00 pm on the 17th, ride out was rougher than predicted but reached our spot in time for a short nap before waking to a pretty morning a great fishing. My buddy Tanner Gray and myself limited out with 6 nice Red Grouper and wide variety of other bottom dwellers...
  7. Saltwater Fishing
    After an extra foggy start we fished the Gulf Stream last Thursday, 72 miles off Topsail Island, NC. Caught 6 Mahi, 1 Blackfin Tuna, 2 BIG Grouper, 3 Triggerfish, a limit of silver snapper (pinkies), and our first Triple Tail. On the way out tot the stream we crossed some awesome bottom that we...
  8. Saltwater Fishing
    First Day of Bonito Fishing off Topsail Island, NC. Monday evening they were chomping about 3 miles out the inlet. Trolling and Jigging! Enjoy YouTube- Fishing for Atlantic Bonito from Topsail Island, NC Captain Scott Erickson
  9. Saltwater Fishing
    Yesterday I went fishing with my good friend Captain Taylor off of Topsail Island. We had the pleasure of having his wife Debra along, she's a good angler. Yesterday she caught her very first Atlantic Bonito! Here's the video: YouTube- Debra_Bonito.flv I took the video but somehow forgot...
  10. Meet and Greet
    I live in Ohio but vacation at Topsail usually twice a year. I own a Heritage Redfish Angler 12' and a Tarpon 100. Both are rigged for fishing with a fishfinder on the Redfish. I fished the ICW several times around Surf City last year. Had some fun catching a few reds and some flounder. Coming...
  11. NC Coast
    My friend and owner of Blue Water Candy Lures, Jodie, told me that he and his buddy Andy of “all In” Charters found the kings chomping on Saturday. They left out of New River inlet Saturday morning. It was a bit rough at first so they decided to pull dead cigar minnows. They headed for the...
  12. Saltwater Fishing
    the day sterted out slow with a west wind and muddy water. the bite (blues) picked up around 10:00am when the wind shifted to the south east. I caught my limit of blues before the water got too rough. saw few mullet, pompano, spanish, and one tiny cobia. Oh yeah and thousands of skates...
  13. NC Coast
    Fished from 3pm - 700pm today and got skunked. Two fishermen down the beach howeve were pulling Bluefish out of the surf. They were casting both beyond the breakers and in between the breaks. I used my zoom lens to identify what they were fishing with and catching. They were using basic bottom...
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