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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC – During a fishing trip near Georgetown this past Monday, a Pawleys Island chef and his two friends caught two massive black drum fish; one may have beaten the state record at an estimated 110 pounds, and the other may actually set a world record at 122 pounds. Adam Kirby, the chef and co-owner at Bistro 217...

Popping Corks

The light ripple on the water's surface had the popping float bobbing ever so slightly as it drifted into the riffle created by the oyster rock blocking the path of the falling tide.  Just after the tide pushed it around the corner of the oysters and it's speed began to slow, the fisherman dipped his rod tip and jerked...
Boca Grande Pass Goliath Grouper
FISHING AFTER IRMA Well we’ve been waiting for it southwest Florida… Irma punched us straight in the teeth, punched us in the gut and while we were bent over kicked us right square in the butt. But we’re Floridians, and you know what we do after a hurricane right? We go fishing! We may have an addiction or are just...
Fishermen who are looking to improve their skills and add more fish to their coolers during 2017 have two opportunities to learn from two of the best on February 4 and 18, 2017.  Captains Jimmy Price and Jerry Dilsaver will be the featured speakers at an all-day fishing school presented by the Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department. The school...
BigWater Adventures TV Show Neuse River Trophy Red Drum Episode It's almost time for the Trophy Red Drum show with Mark Davis BigWater Adventures and FishIBX Captain Mitchell Blake on the Neuse River of North Carolina. Tune in this week to the Outdoor Channel as show host Mark Davis, Captain Mitchell Blake and Jay showcase the amazing red drum fishery out of Oriental,...
Optimal Use Of Polarized Sunglasses While Sight Casting For Schools Of Redfish – Learn From The Pros
Lee Padrick and I prefer to sight fish for redfish on the flats and along the marshes of North Carolina. This style of fishing makes it imperative that we use quality polarized sunglasses to cut the sun’s glare off the water’s surface. By reducing the glare, the probability of finding schools of redfish increases exponentially.  Furthermore, our sunglasses must...

Bull Reds by Kayak

Johnathan Grady Large Red Drum
Bull Reds by Kayak The nearshore ocean run of bull red drum has been improving for several years off Oak Island and it has reached the point where it's really good and still getting better.  Oak Island is in Brunswick County at the far southern end of North Carolina.  It is the first island west of the mouth of the...
Down East Flounder Fishing  There's more than one pair of flounder allowed on this ark... Capt. Noah Lynk leads his clients to a bunch of nice flounder in the waters around Harkers Island also referred to as Down East.  He fishes from the nearshore ocean at Cape Lookout to the waters of Back Sound, Middle Marsh, North River Marshes and...
North Carolina Flounder Gigging
Sticking Flatfish With the Breadman Capt. Allen Jernigan of Breadman Ventures in Sneads Ferry is one of a few guides along the N.C. Coast that offer charters for gigging flounder.  He has been successful at it for many years, so when he had a cancellation and asked if I wanted to go with him and his son, Garritt, that night,...

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Crab Trap Rodeo During Summer Crabbing Closure On Tampa Bay

Tierra Verde, FL- Tampa Bay Watch, Ocean Aid 360 and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium are recruiting volunteer boaters to participate in a crab trap...