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The Billfish bite has everyone excited and we’ve had a parade of lucky guests walking the traditional Tropic Star “first billfish” plank. The Marlin bite has been very consistent over the past two weeks with fish in the 350 lb range being the average. Anything over the 500 lb mark was considered a “good” fish. Sailfish have been amongst...
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It's time for BigWater Adventures with Mark Davis to kick off Season 11. This week the BWA crew head to Tropic Star Lodge to deploy the first satellite tag EVER on a Roosterfish in the country of Panama. Tune in Live on the Outdoor Channel or set you DVR!!! TUE at 6:30 AM EST THU at 9:30 AM EST FRI at 4:00 AM EST SAT...
Tropic Star History - The Story
Tropic Star Lodge is a veritable paradise cut out of the side of a mountain at the edge of the Darien Jungle on the Pacific coast of Panama. The Lodge is situated 150 miles south of Panama City. It can only be reached by boat or plane, since there are no roads within a hundred miles. A charter plane...
Daniel Mantis of Cortland, NY takes the lead for the $15,000 Grand Prize in the 2018 Spring LOC Derby with his 28 lb 10 oz king weighed in at K&G Lodge in Oswego.
Daniel Mantis of Cortland, NY takes the lead for the $15,000 Grand Prize in the 2018 Spring LOC Derby with his 28 lb 10 oz king weighed in at K&G Lodge in Oswego. Daniel was fishing aboard the Thinkin Big and caught it on lead core with a Michigan Stinger. Check out www.loc.org for details. 2018 LOC Derby Dates: Spring: May 11th-20th Summer: June...
Atlantic Beach NC Fishing Report We just can't get a break with the weather, this week we saw temps close to 70 now back into the 30’s at night. This has to be the craziest March I can remember in a long time; old man winter will just not let go. But, I guess it could be worse like the...
Neuse River Fishing Report June 2018
Weekly Fishing Report – June 5th, 2018 – Neuse River Bait & Tackle The Neuse is looking up, even with the wind and rain that we have had. Lots of fish being caught right now. The Striped bass have migrated back down river from their annual spawn and in big numbers! We all know what that means, topwater excitement! One of...
Speckled trout fishing remains strong in the creeks off the Neuse River, even with the abundance of wind. Soft plastics, popping cork rigs and top water lures have all produced. There has been decent striper fishing but the weather has made keeping up with them a little bit more difficult. Top water action has been best on NE winds....
Chasin Tails Outdoors – Atlantic Beach NC Chasin Tails Outdoors Bait & Tackle 709 Atlantic Beach Causeway, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 (252) 240-3474 Inshore / Nearshore: Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish bite has been crazy this week, they’ve been just about jumping in the boat on some of our trips we’ve ran this week. Most have been in the inlet area on high tide, easy...
Yes it's January, but don't put your fishing in the freezer until spring.  There is a lot of fishing activity here in the Carolinas during the winter - even if it doesn't all involve casting a line or working a lure. There are also typically a surprising number of opportunities to cast and troll during January. There will usually be a...
AUSTIN – Texas game wardens recently wrapped up a crackdown on illegal commercial fishing trade along the Texas-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, citing nearly two dozen retail fish dealers for a variety of seafood industry related violations. Operation Dragnet was a multi-agency inspection operation targeting illegal seafood trade, and resulted in issuance of 22 citations and 7 warnings...

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