Archives for April 2014

Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Virginia’s tautog season is now closed until September 20. It surely went out with a bang with limits of fat togs being the norm at the CBBT and some monsters being caught at the Triangle Wrecks. Now that the season is closed, we will need to fish for other species. The ocean wrecks are loaded …

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OBX Fishing News

Anglers will be dodging showers and thunder storms this week, but the fishing should be good. The Oregon Inlet offshore fleet saw great fishing over the weekend. Dozens of boats ventured thru the shallow inlet and most returned with limits of yellowfin tuna, dolphin and even a few gaffer dolphin. Mako sharks made an appearance …

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Virginia Fishing Report

Finally, the Mid-Atlantic spring fishing scene is taking off, with catches improving most everywhere! Tautog is still the biggest draw this week, and you don’t have to go far to get in on the action since the bite in the Bay continues to escalate. But don’t wait too long since the season closes on the …

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New Attempt To Open Oregon Inlet

Outer Banks, N.C. – DredgingToday.com reports that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet April 24th, to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the channel passage for fishing vessels. Wilmington District Chief of Operations Bob Sattin said “We recognize this is a vital gateway for …

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New NC State Record Jack Crevalle

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has certified a new state record jack crevalle, a fish commonly caught on ocean reefs. Frank Dalli of Wake Forest reeled in the 49-pound, 1.6-ounce fish April 2 at the Gulf Stream ledge, 65 miles off Wrightsville Beach. It measured 43 inches fork length and had …

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