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Carolina Beach Flounder Tournament Results

The Got-Um-On Live Bait fishing club of Carolina Beach held its 2017 Flounder Tournament on Saturday, June 10th. This is always a great tournament due its location. Carolina Beach, North Carolina has long been...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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Boston Whaler 330 Outrage….Boat Review

Most fishing boats are just that, a fishing boat. They are built solely for the use of fishing and many have bare bone features only such as a live well and rod holders and the usual electronics packages. In recent...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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12 Tips For Fishing For King Mackerel

Sometimes, just one fish can put you on top of the world. Nowhere does this ring truer than on the kingfish tournament circuit. In these events, each team is allowed to weigh in only one king mackerel per day of...
Posted On 23 Jun 2017
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Flounder Gigging…… A Summer Stroll In The Shallows

Flounder gigging is a nocturnal sport. Flounder can be seen after dark on the sandy bottoms of inlets, sounds and marsh environments.  Equipment needed depends on whether you plan to walk or float. Gigging from a...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017
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East Coast Sports…..Topsail’s Fisherman’s Paradise

Going across the bridge that spans the Intracoastal Waterway at Surf City, it’s hard to miss the tall building to the right, the home of East Coast Sports. The minute you walk in the door you know you’re in a...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017
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Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament……A Day of Winners

On a cloudy blustery Friday a few weeks ago I made my way to the south end of Pleasure Island to Kure Beach, North Carolina. I had been invited to see what the “Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament” was...
Posted On 24 May 2017
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Inside the World of Female Tournament Fishing

Tournament fishing isn’t just for the boys anymore. Fishing competitively has its ups and downs and being a female makes it even more interesting. I have had to prove myself to all the men on the tournament...
Posted On 12 May 2017
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Tips For Jigging

Before we get started, there’s many ways to use a piece of metal with a hook to catch a wide variety of fish. Especially when you have zero bait on the boat, it’s nice to have confidence in knowing you...
Posted On 11 May 2017
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Rigging For Spring Cobia

The first of May means that the Cobia are not too far away. Make sure you take at look at this Carolina Outdoor Journal “Geartime” with Cape Fear area guide Captain Stuart Caulder. Stuart takes a few...
Posted On 28 Apr 2017



Videos

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Fishing For Winter Trout with Captain Gary Dubiel

Captain Gary Dubiel is one the most well know light tackle anglers on the Carolina Coast. His tips on Speckled Trout fishing have been seen on numerous regional and national publications. He is a highly regarded seminar speaker and successful fishing guide with his “Spec...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017
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Fishing Line 101

We fishermen chat endlessly about the latest lures, flashiest reels and prettiest boats on the market. These subjects are just plain cool and, as humans, we’re naturally drawn to the excitement of things like powerful engines and big treble hooks. Click For Full Story
Posted On 09 Nov 2016
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Popping Cork Teasers

If you’re looking for a new twist on the old concept of using daisy chain to attract bigger fish, then try using popping corks. A popping cork daisy chain will bounce, bubble and bob your way to getting the attention of those big fish. This article tells you how to put one...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016
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10 Reason Pros Don’t Use a Leader

While many of us depend on making we have the right leader for the fishing, you’ll find that many saltwater fishing pros don’t use a leader. You might be surprised to learn why. Check out this great article on 10 reasons many pros don’t use a leader. Click For Full Story
Posted On 12 Oct 2016

Interviews

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Spring Fishing For Redfishing Webinar with Captain Lee Parsons

Listen in on the recent online webinar by well known Coastal Carolina saltwater fishing guide, Captain Lee Parsons with his presentation of Spring fishing for Redfish. It’s great advice from a great guide. Click For Webinar
Posted On 28 Apr 2017
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PICKING THE RIGHT LIVE WELL

Guides, tournament contestants and inshore anglers who depend on lively bait or must bring their catch alive to the weigh-in can’t afford to take chances. For them, modifying a boat’s livewell system to inject more oxygen is a must. But a better understanding of biology and a...
Posted On 30 Mar 2017
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Fishing For Winter Trout with Captain Gary Dubiel

Captain Gary Dubiel is one the most well know light tackle anglers on the Carolina Coast. His tips on Speckled Trout fishing have been seen on numerous regional and national publications. He is a highly regarded seminar speaker and successful fishing guide with his “Spec...
Posted On 25 Jan 2017
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Fisherman’s Lifestyle…..Best Wings On the Cape Fear Coast

When I walked into the front door of Whiskey Trail At The Creek, I knew I was about to experience a good time.  The football game was on and there were lots of fans gathered at the bar to cheer on their favorite team.  The atmosphere was friendly and inviting.  I watched as...
Posted On 23 Jan 2017