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"Another doormat" | Get Busy | 08/20/11
 

Jeff and son Josh Wallen stopped by the docks of OIFC to weigh in this nice 5.6 pound flounder caught south of the Sunset Beach Bridge.
- Capt. Jeff Williamson
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"Cedar Island" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/20/11
 

This is the weekend when many, many area fishermen take their getaway trip to Cedar Island for red drum and flounder fishing.  This time they were joined by friends from other areas.  Here's a picture of Austin Aycock releasing a red fish last night.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"In The Pancake Houze" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/19/11
 

Angler Paul Pancake reported that he took a couple of trips to the deep water this week with some fellow fishermen  and caught some wahoo and mahi.  On the 1st trip they caught a wahoo in 400+ ft of water and on the 2nd trip they caught one in 390 ft.  The 2nd trip saw rough seas, but did produce 2 mahi.  Paul said the hot color was red and white.

In the pics are Paul, Austin Keener, and Billy Berg.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Water Spout" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/19/11
 

For those who have not seen it, follow this link to watch the water spout off of Carolina Beach this week.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Week in review" | Get Busy | 08/19/11
 

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What a great week to be on the water of coastal Brunswick Co. Cooler temps, light  winds, Oh yeah and fish biting. From the near shore reefs the the inlets and creeks. Flounder, Red Drum, Black Drum, Speckle Trout and even an inshore  cobia. The inshore bite is on despite the 82 -86  degree water temps. Mullet minnows and large white shrimp have been the baits producing very nice catches for the folks on the Get Busy Fishing boat.
- Capt. Jeff Williamson
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"wahoo biting" | Real-Time Update | 08/19/11
 

Charlie tassel and James Freeman of Monroe,NC caught three 30-35 pound wahoo at the blackjack yesterday. Charlie reported that the two man crew was kep t very busy all day from constant bites; reporting a dozen or more solid bites. This is great news and good reason to dust off the stream trolling rigs and gear- fall wahoo season can be world class. Capt. Brant McMullan
- Brant McMullan
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"Kristen's 2 1/2 Flounder" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/18/11
 

Kristen Love out fished everyone last weekend with her 2 and 1/2 flounder.  She caught a 17.5" and a 20" Sunday at the Caudle Reef and the 1/2 flounder was caught at the Youpon Reef on Friday.  Jamie Blue estimated the half of the flounder that made it to the boat would have been 5 or 6lbs before some creature made it his lunch.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"WAHOO!!!" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/18/11
 

What a wahoo!!!  Yesterday Steve Ritenhour took Joel Martin and his two sons, John, age 7 and Joseph, age 8 for their 1st off shore trip aboard Steve's 26 ft. Triton "Seaclusion".  They caught the whaoo in the picture as well as a mahi 26 miles out in 80 ft. of clear water which was full of bait..  They caught the wahoo in the prop wash on a king rig with a cigar minnow and the fight was on! 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Scattered Inshore Report" | Tiberias - 22' | 08/18/11
 

I have only gotten out twice this week with the McRae group on Monday morning and the Miniuitti group this morning. Monday we headed straight for the nearshore reefs looking for flounder. We could not get baits to the bottom before the black sea bass were inhaling it! We drifted, moved, and hit many different spots. Finally, Stuart drilled a nice 21" flounder and his buddy Richard followed it up with a nice 18" flounder. That was it for our flounder bite. We did fight a 4 foot shark all the way to the boat for a quick release at boatside. It was time for plan B...Spanish are scattered all along the beach front right now. It did not take long for us to catch a few to end the day with some good eating.

Today with Michelle, Wes, and Jack we made a few stops before heading out the inlet. Jack was first to hook up with a nice red! Jack fought him all the way to the boat before the fish released itself just out of reach of my net. Disappointing...but will Jack get another chance to redeem himself? Wes was up next, rod bent over and he went to work. Meanwhile, Jack's rod bent over and another fish was screaming off drag. I love it! I netted Wes's fish first and then scooped up Jack's redfish. Way to stay with it Jack! Both boys enjoyed it greatly, but were eager to see the ocean and catch a few spanish. We got on the spanish just past the sea bouy. Wes and Jack wanted to catch a shark, so we went to bottom fishing. The bottom was dead today! We did see a barracuda eat a bluefish and a large, very large hammerhead. Winds look great again for tomorrow, hope the fish got the memo. See ya on the water!


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"The Hardee Boyz" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/17/11
 

Captain Corey Bellamy  (Beck's Seafood in Calabash) and Kurt Hardee (Ellas's Seafood in Calabash) took Luke and Calab Hardee, Kurt's boys, and Jacob Frelich, (Corey's nephew, Kurt's sister's son..it's a Brunswick County, N.C. thang )sea bass fishing today on what was supposed to be beautiful calm seas.  The east wind changed all that though.

They dropped lines with Charlie Browns, aka Lizard fish as bait.  The current was terrible and they ended up catching mahi instead...and a sea bass.  Luke Hardee was the angler on the mahi. The crew was fishing 65 ft deep near the Jungle.

P.S. Luke. That mahi will never make it in the swimming pool unless you add some Pogey Saver.

Thanks Corey for sharing the story and congratulations to the guys on a great trip!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Years of Experience" | Get Busy | 08/16/11
 

These pictures are Captain Rube, Woody Wooten and another unknown angler.  These gentlemen have forgot more about fishing than most of us will ever know.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Tommy's Flatfish" | Get Busy | 08/16/11
 

Captain Tommy Helms sent me this picture.  He did not elaborate on where, or when.  It's good to see Tommy back on the water.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Tuesday's Charters" | Get Busy | 08/16/11
 


- Capt. Jeff Williamson
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"shark fishing fun" | Real-Time Update | 08/16/11
 

Capt. Brant McMullan
- Brant McMullan
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"Near Shore " | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/15/11
 

Captain Chres Dew and 1st Mate Aaron Dew took some folks on a near shore spanish mackerel and shark fishing trip.  The ocean and weather were beautiful for this great family activity.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"More Near Shore" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/15/11
 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"And Still More Near Shore" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/15/11
 


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"Post cold front fishing" | Get Busy | 08/15/11
 

If you were lucky enough to be on the water this morning,how nice was that? The sun came up to calm seas, 64 degrees and NO wind. The nearshore bite was slow to start but keeping focused and placing baits in produtive areas paid off for Greg, Ethan and Jake Whitman. The same held true For John of Marrieta Ga. nearshore bite just did not happen just a few short flounder. The falling tide at the usual spots paid off with Red and Black  Drum. Still an awesome day in S.E. Brunswick Co.
- Capt. Jeff Williamson
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"Sunday Afternoon Fishing" | Get Busy | 08/14/11
 

The weather called for 50% chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.  The storms held off until after dark.  Too bad for the flounder and drum as Brandon Sauls, Jeff Beck and Clay Morphes hit the flats on Brandon's Bonecruscher.

The crew fished with live shrimp and landed several flounder and drum.  They fished the Sunset Bridge and in behind Ocean Isle on a falling tide  They had several small flounder and numerous keepers.  One of the reds was 26". 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"2011 Cape Fear Sailfish Classic" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 08/14/11
 

This year's very successful CapeFear Sailfish Classic is in the books.  The overall champion was 18 Reeler, a 33 ft. Grady owned by Vance Forbes of Wrightsville beach.  They released 2 sails on Friday which they caught near the 23 Mile Rock.

The 1st sailfish was released by Reggie Abbot who captained Daddy Rabbit out of Fayetteville.The largest dolphin was day 2, weighing 16.62 lbs., caught by House Divided.

Most importantly was that over $30K was raised for Cys World.  Please visit them at www.cysworld.org.  The Boston Whaler was won by Dell Murphy of Wallace, N.C.

The Cape Fear Classic organizers would like to thank their sponsors, The OIFC, Atlantic Marine, Sea Tow,Ocean Isle Marina and most of all, the 15 captains who participated.  Look for an even bigger and better Classic in 2012.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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