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"Jolly Mon King Classic- Game On!" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/22/12
 

It took an extra weekend to get the show going, but it is on now!  171 boats registered.  81 fishing Saturday, 90 fishing Sunday.  Weigh in will be each day from 2-5pm.  Good luck to all teams and thanks for participating.  Remember declaration hotline is open until 7am Saturday morning- 910 253-3474 - you can call to change your day of competition until 7am Saturday.  Stay tuned.....
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Giant Mahi" | Real-Time Update | 06/22/12
 

OIFC Gulf Stream class alumni Capt Jim Almond aboard his Southport, Never Sa tisfied, captured a massive Mahi today. Angler Bart Norwood caught a 46lb Ma hi in 500' offshore of the Blackjack. The fish ate a green machine at 11:30. The team boater 4 other nice Mahi in the area to add to their prize 46lber. That's the largest Mahi to come to the OIFC docks in a couple years. Way to go guys!
- Barrett McMullan
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"Jolly Mon ocean report" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/21/12
 

On the water yesterday; here's what I saw. Water from 0-50 feet absolutely beautiful "king green"; crystal clear. Pogies scattered up and down beach[in front of Holden Beach bridge yesterday], glass minnows and spanish. From 50 feet to 90 feet, color not as good, a lot of scattered weed, but did see schools of tinker mackeral in 75 feet. Tinkers are absolute #1 King candy and we don't usually see them till November. From 90 feet and beyond, weed not a problem and water color crystal clear.

Fishing action: There were Kings caught at the Shark Hole. Also heard reports of Yaupon and 90/90. What we suggested early in the week, with the weather stabalizing, the kings are finally begin moving in to where they are supposed to be. It seems every day reports are getting better as more and more fish are being caught. 2 more days to go before tourney so hopefully it will continue to improve.


- Rube McMullan
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"A fishin' dog" | N/A | 06/21/12
 

Diesel, from Aventura Florida, loves his new Mahi dog collar from the OIFC. Now he just needs a life jacket & he'll be ready to go fishing.

Thank you to Daren for getting Diesel's message to us.


- Store Manager- Anita
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"Flounder bite is on today" | Get Busy | 06/21/12
 

I took Greg and his three nephews David, Alex and Nathen out this morning for a little flonder fishing. They bit as soon as I put a line in the water. Greg from Alaska and the boys from Geensboro N.C. We managed 9 flounder and a few reds. I will never get tired of watching a kids face light up when a redfish nails a bait. Priceless!!
- Capt. Jeff Williamson
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"" | Real-Time Update | 06/21/12
 

Kings and big Spanish at 90s today.  Things are shaping up.  Fish are becoming accessible to all size boats.
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"King in the boat" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/21/12
 

Just had a call from one of charter boats. Capt Dawson just boated a 20+ King at the 90/90. You gotta luv it when a plan comes together.
- Rube McMullan
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"Reel Thang" | Get Busy | 06/20/12
 

Click here to see a really cool video on our Facebook page
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Bottom Fishing /Spearing" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/20/12
 

Below are a couple of nice bottom fish taken today.  The grouper is Nesbit Noble's along with his son.  The hog snapper was taken by Jeff Martini and will surely be on the menu at The Midtown Bistro in North Myrtle Beach.  Also pictured below with the boat load of fish are Alex Mercer and Austin who, along with their dad Brian fished with Nesbit Nobel.

This crew was 40 miles out.  They limited on big bass, scamp, gag, cobia, mahi and trigger fish.  They also had their share of big sharks and jacks.

Thanks for the pics and info.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Jaws" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/20/12
 

The news has been packed with reports about the recent shark bites at Myrtle Beach this week.  Never fear, Capt. Quint, aka Captain Chris Dew is doing his part to make the waters safe.  Captain Dew told me he had caught and released a half dozen or so sharks like the one in this picture this week.

Yes, I said released, after a stern warning!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Two Cute Fishergirls!" | Get Busy | 06/20/12
 

Our good friend Stephen Hunter dropped by the OIFC and we were happy to give him the latest info on the Spanish. Stephen said we made his two girls extremely happy (Rylee 6 and Addison 4). They caught most of the spanish near the OIB pier and some near Shallotte Sea buoy. The hot lure was a  O/O green spoon.  The young ladies also managed to catch a small king near the buoy as well. Stephen said they had a good week with the Spanish, catching 15-20 a day.  They also caught some Bonita as well.

Comments like this from Stephen optimizes our mission statement.  "Once again I can’t express how much you guys at the Fishing center do to make fishing fun for the kids and their families and that’s what it’s all about. Hope to see you soon". Our pleasure Stephen!  That puts a smile on our face!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Boys are back in town" | Get Busy | 06/20/12
 

Well when Allen and Steve roll into town you can be sure something going to be caught. A few live shrimp and a little time and watch it come together. We had some fish over the slot 27+ and a few under size -17. Throw in a couple of trout on the float. Fun times.
- Capt. Jeff Williamson
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"" | Real-Time Update | 06/20/12
 

Upping the game!  NEW Jolly Mon championship ring to winning captain.  "Bling" around town and show off you are the champ!!!  See you at the OIFC Friday.  Jolly Mon time!
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Haedyn Hill" | Get Busy | 06/20/12
 

Kennan Hill and his daughter Haedyn fished Monday afternoon on Kennan's boat along with Daniel Simmons. They caught 4 flounder only 2 keepers along with a bunch of undersized throwback sea bass

Great job Haedyn.  The future of fishing relies on the youth of today.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"" | Real-Time Update | 06/20/12
 

Ok boys, here they are.  Notice date stamp on photo.  This is TODAY.  Kings at Shark Hole!!!!  Pogys at Lockwood Inlet.  All reports coming in are of clearing water, less weeds and more bait.  Good reports of Kings up to 25lbs from Tower yesterday.  Boys- Game On!!!!!!
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Jolly Mon 2012- IT IS ON!" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/20/12
 

The 2012 Jolly Mon is going to happen this coming weekend, June 22-24.  It was unfortunate we had to reschedule from the original dates last weekend, but I believe it was a good decision.  The weather is shaping up nicely for this weekend.......

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC 939 AM EDT TUE JUN 19 2012 SURF CITY NC TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC OUT 20 NM  AMZ252-192115- CAPE FEAR NC TO LITTLE RIVER INLET SC OUT 20 NM- 939 AM EDT TUE JUN 19 2012  TODAY SW WINDS 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.  SEAS AROUND 2 FT. PATCHY SMOKE.  TONIGHT SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.   WED S WINDS 10 KT OR LESS. SEAS 2 FT.   WED NIGHT S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.   THU SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.   THU NIGHT SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   FRI SW WINDS 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.   SAT SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
** On-line registration will remain open until 11:59pm, Friday, June 22nd - CLICK HERE

** Jr. Jolly Mon registration is available ON-LINE
(CLICK HERE), register by Thursday, June 21st at 11:59pm and fish on Friday, June 22nd.

** RULES- CLICK HERE

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS- 2012 JOLLY MON KING CLASSIC

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

  • 5:00pm to 7:00pm - Registration for the "Jr. Jolly Mon" at OIFC
  • 11:59pm- On-line Jr. Jolly Mon registration closes

FRIDAY, JUNE 22 , 2012

12:00pm to 9:00pm - Tournament Registration 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Weigh-In for "Jr. Jolly Mon" 6:00pm - Complimentary dinner for fishermen and all guests 7:00pm - "Jr. Jolly Mon" Awards Ceremony 7:15pm - Captain's meetings 7:30pm - Pogie Bobbing Contest  11:59pm- On-line registration closes 

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012 - Optional Fish Day

7:00am - Lines in the water 2:00pm - Weigh-in opens 5:00pm - All boats with fish must be in weigh-in line (see rules for details)

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012 - Optional Fish Day

7:00am - Lines in the water 2:00pm - Weigh-in opens 5:00pm - All boats with fish must be in weigh-in line (see rules for details) 7:00pm- Complimentary Dinner 8:00pm- Awards Ceremony

**** Entry will remain open through Friday, June 22nd -- CLICK HERE to enter and for additional tournament information.

**** Don't forget the Jr. Jolly Mon- NEW DATE-- JUNE 22;  Take a youth fishing.  Prizes for King, Mahi and Cobia.  -- CLICK HERE for entry and other information on the Jr. Jolly Mon. 



OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE JUNE 22nd
web/phone orders will be accepted- email- ANITA@OIFC.com
 (no guarantee unless you actually come to the tournament)


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Jolly Mon - Fishing Report                                                                         Capt. Brant McMullan











OK- here is the deal.  The King Mackerel fishing has been very slow.  Last week there were a few glimmers of hope as some nice Kings were caught in the 90-100 foot depth range, but the rough seas last weekend kept anyone from following up to see if the fish were still there.  I was out yesterday  and did some "scouting" to see what the ocean looked like.  The water inside of 50 feet and outside of 90 feet looked very good.  The 50-90 depth honestly looked terrible.  The water was very "milky" green and there was scattered weed everywhere.  This 50-90 foot range is typically where the tournament is fished (Jungle, Shark Hole, 90/90....), but unless things change this week, I don't see it.  Inshore of 50 feet the water is clear green, there are Glass minnows with Spanish and Blues everywhere and the Pogys have been plentiful.  It honestly looks like the bite should happen at Yaupon; hopefully the fish will get the memo.  Offshore in 100+ feet, the water is blue and clear.  Kings are scattered in this range and feeding on Snappers and other bottom fish.  The big issue in this range is all the "auxillary" species:  Jacks, Mahi, Cobia...... they are out there and they are biting, particularly the Jacks.  It can be almost impossible to fish live bait with Jacks around.  As such, think on using more dead bait if fishing offshore.  Cigar Minnows and Ribbonfish will often be left alone by Jacks but enticing to Kings.  It is a good offshore strategy.  And that's all I have on the state of the King Mackerel fishing.  It isn't like it "used to be", but what is?  Mother Nature may offer us a break this weekend and as such, conditions may be suitable to try out spots you would not normally fish for this tournament.  Broaden your horizons and think outside the box.  Good luck- Capt. Brant.

*** UPDATE***  Things are continuing to evolve.  Yesterday reports were dirty water due South of Ocean Isle but much clearer up towards the Horseshoe.  Mahi and Sailfish there, but no King reports (YET).  Christinas Ledge and 65' hole area water cleared up and lots of BIG Spanish Mackerel eating live baits.  Weed was bad, so tough to fish.  These are encouraging reports.  There is a rumor of Kings at Yaupon reef, but I have not confirmed it, so might just be wishful thinking.  It should be true; conditions are perfect!


- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Jolly Mon update report" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/20/12
 

Went out along beach yesterday to look around. Water is absolutely perfect along the beach ; King green and clear. Water is full of acres of spanish, concentrated enough to gotcha plug them. Lots of glass minnows, Pogies are scattered, yesterday thick at Tubbs Inlet and down to Little River. Our boats that fished offshore reported same conditions in 60-85 feet water, lots of scattered weeds, but said water color looking better. On the water today so will update this evening. Heard there was a good fish caught at Yaupon and a good bite out toward the Tower ledges. Maybe the kings are getting the message and are starting to appear just in time. They got 4 more days to get here in mass!
- Rube McMullan
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"33 double D" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 06/19/12
 

Now that I've got your attention I am pleased to report that Captains Dew and Dawson had a bang up day aboard one of the OIFC's 33 TE World Cats.  I will fill in the blanks tomorrow when I talk with one of them about their trip.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Joe, Couldn't Handle It! " | Tiberias - 22' | 06/19/12
 

Mike Sala and his two sons, Joe and Evan joined me this morning for a half day backwater adventure. The weather was way too pretty to be in the skinny water, so we headed off the beach. The radio was speaking spanish, so we started trolling just outside the inlet and picked up 8 spanish very quickly. Spanish mackerel was not really what myself and crew were after this morning. We were looking to do some bottom fishing for flatfish at one of the nearshore AR's and structures. We got to our first bottom fishing area and loaded everyone up with a lively minnow. First fish was on the way to the boat in a matter of seconds. A nice 18" flounder! Thatta eat! We kept steady action with toadfish, bluefish, gray trout. black bass, and sharks. Best story of the day? Joe hooks up and the fish gets in the structure. I am not sure what exactly happened, but Joe lost the handle to my reel. He looks at me and says their was a fish on the line. I simply said then, reel, reel, reel....Ha Ha Ha! He figured out quickly that I meant hand line that sucker in! Joe did an awesome job in hand lining and landing a 18" flounder. He handled it well, but it would have been easier with a handle! LOL! We also caught a small shark that bit our 1oz. sinker. Thats right! No hook, he bit the sinker and would not let go. That was a first for me. We had a great time on the water this morning. Thanks for fishing with us guys! See ya on the water!

 


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"Capt. Dawson & crew cleaning up a nice catch today. Stay tuned for moe details." | Real-Time Update | 06/19/12
 

Capt. Dawson & crew cleaning up a nice catch today. Stay tuned for moe details.
- Anita Moore- OIFC Manager
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