Atlantic Beach, NC – On June 13th, a total of 21 teams left the dock at first light in search of their two fish limit. Fishing conditions proved to be tough, but 14 teams brought fish to the scales at Chasin’ Tails Outdoors Bait and Tackle. The series hosted a captains meeting Friday night with food provided by Buffalo Wild Wings of Morehead City.
On Saturday, the crowd gathered to watch the live weigh-in at 4:00pm where Team Smokey Burnout -Tom Roller and John Hadley-weighed-in their impressive two fish aggregate of 13.30 lbs. to take the win. The win earned them $5,000. Coming in 2nd place for event 2 was Team Flatsmaster -Jacob Gainey and Jerry Burns-with 11.99 lbs, and 3rd place went to Team Trueline-Rick Patterson and John Hislop-with 11.59 lbs.
The Top 10 are listed below.
1 – Smokey Burnout – Tom Roller and John Hadley – 13.30
2 – Flatsmaster Jacob Gainey and Jerry Burns – 11.99
3 – Trueline – Rick Patterson and John Hislop – 11.59
4 – Sandbar Safari – Rob Koraly and Jacob Knight – 11.54
5 – Fish’n4Life – Jeff Cronk and Chris Ulmer – 11.08
6 – Padrick/Smith – Dwayne Smith and Lee Padrick – 11.07
7 – Waters/Parkin – Lee Waters and Tommy Parkin – 11.04
8 – Taylormade – Mike Taylor and John Roberts – 10.98
9 – On Point Fishing – Johnathan Garrett and Matthew Littleton – 10.64
10 -Chasin Gingers – Corey Duraho and Richard Gilligan – 10.48
The next series event will be on August 8th. in Swansboro. The public is encouraged to attend the weigh-in LIVE. Festivities will start at 3:00pm at Old Town Square on the Swansboro waterfront. There will be fun for the entire family with music, giveaways, vendors, games, and a chance to meet teams and anglers.
Top 10 Series Leaders
1 – Team Fish’n4Life – 395 points
2 – Team Taylormade Mike – 393
3 – Team The Redfish Guys – 393
4 – Team Flatsmaster – 392
5 – Team Sandbar Safari – 389
6 – Team On Point Fishing – 389
7 – Team Chasin Gingers – 387
8 – Team Trueline – 385
9 – Team Shake-n-Wake – 384
10 -Team Outcast – 381
Thank you to our sponsors who help make the series possible. Headline sponsors are Crystal Coast Graphics and Rigid Industries. Event host sponsors are PointClickFish.com, Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, Hook and Bones, K2 Coolers, PENN, The Crystal Coast, Huk, Star Rods, Diawa, Calcutta, BlueWater Candy, Aftco, Betts, Z Man, North Carolina Sportsman, Spiderwire, Mustang Survival, Berkley, Arctic Ice, Under Armour, Coastal Angler Magazine, Power Pole, Tsunami, Smith Optics, and Yo-Zuri.
Carolina Redfish Series
The Carolina Redfish Series is a four tournament series that takes place on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina, with a guaranteed 1st place of $5,000 for each event. Series teams will go head to head competing in three series events with the Top 10 Teams battling it out in the No Coast Championship for the title of Carolina Redfish Series Team of the Year. Anglers can sign up for the Carolina Redfish Series by visiting or calling Chasin’ Tails Outdoor Bait and Tackle Shop in Atlantic Beach, NC at 252-240-3474. Event registration is $300, with optional TWT registration available at the Captains’ Meeting Friday evening of tournament weekend.
A full leader board, series standings, and schedule can be found online at www.CarolinaRedfishSeries.com