4-21-15 ...... TUESDAY ...... THE BLACK DRUM are getting BIGGER! ......

It's been a great weekend for fishing and as the week warms up it will hopefully get bigger! .............. BLACK DRUM, BLOWFISH, BLUEFISH, POMPANO, SEA MULLET, and now HOGFISH are coming up! ........... Congratulations to NUI VINSON (Jacksonville, NC)-- 8 lb. 5 oz. BLACK DRUM ............. CARLOS NUNEZ (Selma, NC)-- 4 lb. 3 oz. BLACK DRUM ............. RAUL OGDEN (Newport, NC)-- 3 lb. 10 oz. BLACK DRUM .............. LARRY HORTON (Raleigh, NC)-- 2 lb. 14 oz. POMPANO .............. SAM AURINGER (Lewisville, NC)-- 1 lb. 4 oz. BLUEFISH ........... OWEN JAMESON (Friendship, ME)-- 1 lb. 2 oz. SEA MULLET ............ and SHAWN MULCAHEY (Jacksonville, NC)-- 1 lb. 1 oz. SEA MULLET ............. DR. BOGUS reports the WATER TEMPERATURE at 66*; it just won't be too long and we'll be pulling up the SPANISH MACKEREL! ............. COME ON DOWN! ........... A beautiful day ahead today! ............... MIKE STANLEY

 

NUI VINSON
CARLOS NUNEZ
RAUL OGDEN
LARRY HORTON
(Jacksonville, NC)
(Selma, NC)
(Newport, NC)
(Raleigh, NC)
8 lb. 5 oz.
4 lb. 3 oz.
3 lb. 10 oz.
2 lb. 14 oz.
BLACK DRUM
BLACK DRUM
BLACK DRUM
POMPANO
....4-20-15
....4-20-15
....4-19-15
....4-20-15

 

SAM AURINGER
OWEN JAMESON
SHAWN MULCAHEY
(Lewisville, NC)
(Friendship, ME)
(Jacksonville, NC)
1 lb. 4 oz.
1 lb. 2 oz.
1 lb. 1 oz.
BLUEFISH
SEA MULLET
SEA MULLET
....4-20-15
....4-20-15
....4-20-15

 

 

4-19-15 ...... SUNDAY ...... FISHING is PICKING UP FAST! ......

Saturday was a dreary day, but fishing made it brighter! ............. BLACK DRUM are really getting to a good size as well as POMPANO, SEA MULLET, BLUEFISH, BLOWFISH, and some small SPOTS! .......... Congratulations to MIKE WILLIAMS (Stokes, NC)-- 6 lb. 15 oz. BLACK DRUM ................ our good friend CLIFF JONES (Kinston, NC)-- 4 lb. 14 oz. BLACK DRUM and 3 lb. 7 oz. BLACK DRUM ............. KENNY EDWARDS (Hubert, NC)-- 2 lb. 12 oz. POMPANO ............... JIMMY HILL (Swansboro, NC)-- 1 lb. 5 oz. SEA MULLET ............... DWAYNE HICKS (Durham, NC)-- 1 lb. 4 oz. BLUEFISH ............. KAY BELTON (Galax, VA)-- 1 lb. 4 oz. BLOWFISH .............. TYLER TURLINGTON (Jacksonville, NC)-- 1 lb. 2 oz. BLOWFISH .............. and TRACI COMPTON (Hubert, NC)-- 12 oz. SEA MULLET! ............. Scattered showers are predicted for early week, but it looks like a warm-up is in store for mid and late week coming up! .............. As we approach MAY we should see the SPANISH MACKEREL popping up on the end, and let's not forget that EARLY COBIA! ............... We are open 24-7 from now until late OCTOBER, don't be bashful to come down and get some of the NIGHT TIME BOTTOM FEEDERS! .............. Besides, HERMAN and WINDEY need the company! ............ SEE YOU SOON! .............. MIKE STANLEY

 

MIKE WILLIAMS
CLIFF JONES
KENNY EDWARDS
(Stokes, NC)
(Kinston, NC)
(Hubert, NC)
6 lb. 15 oz.
4 lb. 14 oz.
2 lb. 12 oz.
BLACK DRUM
BLACK DRUM
POMPANO
....4-18-15
....4-16-15
....4-18-15

 

CLIFF JONES
JIMMY HILL
DWAYNE HICKS
(Kinston, NC)
(Swansboro, NC)
(Durham, NC)
3 lb. 7 oz.
1 lb. 5 oz.
1 lb. 4 oz.
BLACK DRUM
SEA MULLET
BLUEFISH
....4-16-15
....4-18-15
....4-17-15

 

KAY BELTON
TYLER TURLINGTON
TRACI COMPTON
(Galax, VA)
(Jacksonville, NC)
(Hubert, NC)
1 lb. 4 oz.
1 lb. 2 oz.
12 oz.
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
SEA MULLET
....4-17-15
....4-18-15
....4-17-15

 

 

4-16-15 ...... THURSDAY ...... COOL SNAP dropped the WATER TEMPERATURE!

We were at 66* on Monday (thanks Dr. Bogus!) but yesterday's cool snap set us back to 63* .............. Fishing has definitely picked up with PUPPY DRUM, BLACK DRUM, BLOWFISH, SEA MULLET, BLUEFISH in the 1 to 1 1/2 lb. range, SPOTS, a few POMPANO, and last night there was a nice flurry of small (under size) GRAY TROUT! ............ Congratulations to RAUL OGDEN (Newport, NC)-- 6 lb. 14 oz. BLACK DRUM ........... IVORY MURPHY (Goldsboro, NC)-- 4 lb. 9 oz. PUPPY DRUM ................. STEVE JONES (Princeton, NC)-- 2 lb. 11 oz. POMPANO .............. DIANE SKINNER (Emerald Isle, NC)-- 1 lb. 7 oz. BLOWFISH ............ SHIRLEY HAYES (Rocky Mount, NC)-- 1 lb. 4 oz. BLOWFISH ............. NICOLE FINE (Charleston, SC)-- 1 lb. 2 oz. BLUEFISH .............. DAVIS & WILL RICHARDSON (Raleigh, NC)-- (2) 12 oz. BLUES ............. and SUSAN SOSNOWSKI (Emerald Isle, NC)--12 oz. BLOWFISH! .................. We are almost in a summer shower pattern right now; they keep predicting rain and this morning will be the next predicted showers! ............ It's been pleasant this week and it's looking like a warming trend into the weekend! ........... COME ON DOWN! .............. MIKE STANLEY 

 

RAUL OGDEN
IVORY MURPHY
STEVE JONES
DIANE SKINNER
(Newport, NC)
(Goldsboro, NC)
(Princeton, NC)
(Emerald Isle, NC)
6 lb. 14 oz.
4 lb. 9 oz.
2 lb. 11 oz.
1 lb. 7 oz.
BLACK DRUM
PUPPY DRUM
POMPANO
BLOWFISH
....4-14-15
....4-13-15
....4-14-15
....4-13-15

 

SHIRLEY HAYES
NICOLE FINE
DAVIS & WILL
SUSAN SOSNOWSKI
(Rocky Mount, NC)
(Charleston, SC)
RICHARDSON
(Emerald Isle, NC)
1 lb. 4 oz.
1 lb. 2 oz.
(Raleigh, NC)
12 oz.
BLOWFISH
BLUEFISH
(2) 12 oz. BLUES
BLOWFISH
....4-13-15
....4-12-15
....4-13-15
....4-13-15

 

 

4-12-15 ...... SUNDAY ...... It's ON NOW! ......

WOW, what a difference a day or two makes! ............. The WATER TEMPERATURE actually dropped a degree yesterday, down to 61* (thanks Dr. Bogus!) ............... That is a great thing; we are having good catches of SEA MULLET, BLOWFISH, BLUEFISH. SPOTS, and now starting to land BLACK DRUM and GRAY TROUT! ............. Congratulations to STEVE CAPOZZI (Raleigh, NC)-- 5 lb. 10 oz. BLACK DRUM and 1 lb. 6 oz. BLOWFISH ............ PETER SEWELL (Swansboro, NC)-- 3 lb. 7 oz. BLACK DRUM .............. JO MOODY (Swansboro, NC)-- 1 lb. 7 oz. BLOWFISH ............. CHARLES WARD (Spring Hope, NC)-- COOLER of SEA MULLET ............. BARRY KNAUFF (Rocky Mount, NC) & RICKY FIELDS (LaGrange, NC)-- COOLER of SEA MULLET ............ ANGIE CUMMINGS (Burlington, NC)-- 1 lb. 5 oz. BLOWFISH ............ TOMMY KEMP (Swansboro, NC)-- 1 lb. 5 oz. BLOWFISH ............. AUSTIN RAY (Jacksonville, NC)-- 1 lb. BLOWFISH .............. HUNTER COLIE (LaGrange, NC)-- 14 oz. SEA MULLET ............. RICKY STEINER (Goldsboro, NC)-- 14 oz. SEA MULLET ............. COLE STEINER (Goldsboro, NC)-- 14 oz. SEA MULLET .............. LANDON SCHROCK (Gladys, VA)-- 13 oz. SEA MULLET .............. TYLER TAYLOR (Seven Springs, NC)-- 12 oz. SEA MULLET ............. and RILEY THOMPSON (Java, VA)-- 5 oz. BLOWFISH! .............. Quite a list! ............ Now that we have broken the 60* mark and the DRUM are here, can the BIG BLUEFISH and SPANISH MACKEREL be far behind? ............ Looks like a fun week ahead ............. Come on DOWN! ............. MIKE STANLEY

 

STEVE CAPOZZI
PETER SEWELL
JO MOODY
CHARLES WARD
(Raleigh, NC)
(Swansboro, NC)
(Swansboro, NC)
(Spring Hope, NC)
5 lb. 10 oz.
3 lb. 7 oz.
1 lb. 7 oz.
COOLER of
BLACK DRUM
BLACK DRUM
BLOWFISH
SEA MULLET
....4-10-15
....4-10-15
....4-10-15
....4-11-15

 

STEVE CAPOZZI
BARRY KNAUFF (Rocky Mount, NC)
ANGIE CUMMINGS
(Raleigh, NC)
& RICKY FIELDS (LaGrange, NC)
(Burlington, NC)
1 lb. 6 oz.
COOLER of S
1 lb. 5 oz.
BLOWFISH
EA MULLET
BLOWFISH
....4-10-15
....4-11-15
....4-10-15

 

TOMMY KEMP
AUSTIN RAY
HUNTER COLIE
RICKY STEINER
(Swansboro, NC)
(Jacksonville, NC)
(LaGrange, NC)
(Goldsboro, NC)
1 lb. 5 oz.
1 lb.
14 oz.
14 oz.
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
SEA MULLET
SEA MULLET
....4-11-15
....4-11-15
....4-11-15
....4-10-15

 

COLE STEINER
LANDON SCHROCK
TYLER TAYLOR
RILEY THOMPSON
(Goldsboro, NC)
(Gladys, VA)
(Seven Springs, NC)
(Java, VA)
14 oz.
13 oz.
12 oz.
5 oz.
SEA MULLET
SEA MULLET
SEA MULLET
BLOWFISH
....4-10-15
....4-9-15
....4-10-15
....4-10-15

 

 

4-10-15 ...... FRIDAY ...... 62* WATER! ......

We have had a really busy week for the Easter Holiday; warm weather has been great for our visitors and helped get the WATER TEMPERATURE up where it belongs! ............ Fishing has been picking up steadily and we are seeing some nice SEA MULLET, BLOWFISH, and small SPOTS and BLUES! .......... Congratulations to STEVE McCOLLEM & ANDERSON SNYDER (Winston-Salem, NC)-- COOLER of SEA MULLET & BLOWFISH ............ LORI SMITH (LaGrange, NC)-- 1 lb. 3 oz. SEA MULLET .............. BILLY LITTLE (LaGrange, NC)-- 1 lb. 3 oz. BLOWFISH ........... RYAN FEW (Hickory, NC)-- 1 lb. 3 oz. BLOWFISH ............ JARRETT SOSBEE (Chocowinity, NC)-- 1 lb. BLOWFISH ............ ANDERSON SNYDER (Winston-Salem, NC)-- 1 lb. BLOWFISH ............ and CORA SHUFORD (Douglasville, GA)-- 15 oz. SEA MULLET! ............ We will see some showers on Saturday morning with a cooling trend and sunny on Sunday ........... We'll be open 24 hours on Friday and Saturday night, so plan a trip down today! .......... SEE YOU SOON! ............ MIKE STANLEY

 

STEVE McCOLLEM & ANDERSON SNYDER

LORI SMITH

BILLY LITTLE
(Winston-Salem, NC)
(LaGrange, NC)
(LaGrange, NC)
COOLER of SEA MULLET
1 lb. 3 oz.
1 lb. 3 oz.
& BLOWFISH
SEA MULLET
BLOWFISH
....4-7-15
....4-8-15
....4-8-15

 

RYAN FEW

JARRETT SOSBEE
ANDERSON SNYDER
(Hickory, NC)
(Chocowinity, NC)
(Winston-Salem, NC)
1 lb. 3 oz.
1 lb.
1 lb.
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
....4-6-15
....4-7-15
....4-7-15

 

CORA SHUFORD
TYLER HUGHES
(Douglasville, GA)
(New Bern, NC)
15 oz.
15 oz.
SEA MULLET
BLOWFISH
....4-7-15
....4-9-15

 

 

4-7-15 ...... TUESDAY ...... WARMING UP FAST NOW! ......

We are up to a 59* WATER TEMPERATURE as of last night (thanks Dr. Bogus!) and so BLUEFISH and more small SPOTS will be showing up soon in addition to BLOWFISH and SEA MULLET that are being caught now! ........... Easter Weekend was a great success in spite of the rain on Saturday which seemed to slow down the crowd a bit ........... Sunday was way different! .......... It sure was nice to see everyone turn out and it was a good feeling to know that the season has finally started! ............. Congratulations to RICHIE DAVIDSON (Jacksonville, NC)-- 1 lb. 3 oz. BLOWFISH ............. and CARL FONVILLE (Jacksonville, NC)-- SEA MULLET, SPOT & BLOWFISH! ............... There are a few BAIT BUCKETS floating off the end; a good sign that our KING FISHING community is looking for that first early COBIA! ............. Air temperatures in the 60's at night and warm days almost up to 80* this week will pick this fishing season up FAST! .......... GET READY! .............. SEE YOU SOON! ............... MIKE STANLEY

 

RICHIE DAVIDSON
CARL FONVILLE
EASTER
(Jacksonville, NC)
(Jacksonville, NC)
SUNDAY
1 lb. 3 oz.
SEA MULLET,
SUNRISE at
BLOWFISH
SPOT & BLOWFISH
BOGUE INLET PIER
....4-5-15
....4-4-15
....4-5-15

 

 

4-4-15 ...... SATURDAY ...... SEA MULLET and BLOWFISH! ......

The WATER TEMPERATURE is now 58* (Thanks Dr. Bogus!) and that is the magic number that we have been waiting for! ............. We have seen some really nice SEA MULLET and BLOWFISH on Friday; they were even catching them in the evening! ............... A strong SW wind yesterday and last night helped to bring in the SEA MULLET; we will see a shift in wind to NNW and then NE later this evening. ............... Congratulations to  ALAN PLEASANT (Angier, NC)-- 1 lb. 4 oz. BLOWFISH ........... JOE COATES (Hubert, NC)-- 1 lb. 1 oz. BLOWFISH ............... JOSEPH HIMES (Swansboro, NC)-- 15 oz. SEA MULLET and 13 oz. SEA MULLET  ............. and  ROBERT VOYDETICH (Jacksonville, NC)-- 11 oz. BLOWFISH ............ There is a great turnout of visitors and fishermen here this weekend (even the beach is busy!) .............. Let's see if the upcoming cool snap will send the water temperature back! ............. 60* plus is just around the corner! ............ HAPPY EASTER! ................ MIKE STANLEY

 

ALAN PLEASANT
JOE COATES
JOSEF HIMES
(Angier, NC)
(Hubert, NC)
(Swansboro, NC)
1 lb. 4 oz.
1 lb. 1 oz.
15 oz.
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
SEA MULLET
....4-3-15
....4-3-15
....4-3-15

 

JOSEF HIMES
ROBERT VOYDETICH
(Swansboro, NC)
(Jacksonville, NC)
13 oz.
11 oz.
SEA MULLET
BLOWFISH
....4-3-15
....4-1-15

 

 

4-2-15 ...... THURSDAY ...... The WATER TEMPERATURE is WARMING! ......

It's hard to believe that we are in the month of April and really haven't seen fish that is of any significance! ....... We are seeing a few nice BLOWFISH, and small SEA MULLET, in addition to SAND SHARKS! ............ On Monday the water temperature was 51* and today is up to 54*! ........... Not much change, but if we can just hit upward to 60*, the BLUEFISH, PUPPY DRUM, BLOWFISH, SPOTS, a few TROUT, and BLACK DRUM will all magically appear! ........ Congratulations to  ALAN PYRTLE (Cedar Point, NC)-- 1 lb. 2 oz. BLOWFISH and 11 oz. BLOWFISH .......... LIAM MATHENY (Arlington, NC)-- 15 oz. BLOWFISH ............. and BOBBY BAIN (Rocky Mount, NC)-- 12 oz. & 10 oz. BLOWFISH! ............ Someone suggested having a contest for the first fish, and since I have been known to think outside the box, I am trying to figure out how we can give the FISH incentive! ........... It's a given that all of you fishermen are ready to land some! ............ EASTER WEEKEND is upon us; hopefully the forecast is accurate and we will see plenty of SUNSHINE! ............. Hope to see you this weekend! .............. Looking forward to increasing the report frequency! .............  MIKE STANLEY

 

ALAN PYRTLE
LIAM MATHENY
BOBBY BAIN
ALAN PYRTLE
(Cedar Point, NC)
(Arlington, NC)
(Rocky Mount, NC)
(Cedar Point, NC)
1 lb. 2 oz.
15 oz.
12 oz. & 10 oz.
11 oz.
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
BLOWFISH
....3-31-15
....3-31-15
....3-29-15
....3-31-15

 

 

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