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Last Updated - 10/15/2017 06:07:26 PM

START 1) 45.60 - Clearly Hooked     2) 44.00 - Team Grip Flip     3) 43.05 - Fish Hard Gear     4) 43.00 - Outta Line     5) 42.10 - Reel Methods     6) 41.05 - Open Wide     7) 39.45 - Shockwave     8) 39.35 - Beeracuda     9) 37.80 - Conference Call     10) 37.30 - Wilm Auto/King Hunter     11) 37.10 - Karma Bites     12) 36.85 - Four Sons     13) 36.20 - Lil John/Reel em up     14) 36.00 - Sea P.A.     15) 35.50 - OIFC     16) 35.15 - O D Bank     17) 34.80 - Max'd Out     18) 34.55 - On Point     19) 34.35 - King Carnivore     20) 34.35 - All In/AM    FINISH

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"Backwater Report" | Tiberias - 22' | 06/11/17
 

Fishing has been good this past week. Black drum, redfish, speckled trout, sheepshead, and even some flounder have found the business end of the fishing pole the past few days. Live shrimp has been the ticket to get all sorts of bites from all species and live shrimp keeps the action steady. Everything from 5 pound trout to car hood size stingrays like to nibble on shrimp. Live mullet minnows have provided a decent bite from flounder and small menhaden are finally starting to fill up the waterway. Small menhaden have taken patience to find in our area as they have remained scattered. The Holden beach area and Lockwood folly area has seen more bait their way. We are starting to see more here in the Ocean Isle area each day. Below are a few pictures from this past week's action. Remember folks we do have a facebook page  that provides more pictures and a report as well. Thanks for fishing with us! See ya on the water!


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"Jolly Mon updates" | OIFC | 06/11/17
 

reminder that tomorrow is the last day to early entry for the Jolly Mon.  Also reminder that the Jolly Mon "festival" starts Wednesday with the newly reformatted Jolly amon VIP:  you can enter the VIP online at www.oifc.com/jollymonvip or by stopping the OIFC and filling out an entry form.  I've heard lots of folks planning to fish the VIP so there may be a nice payday offered as a warm-up for the main event.

There are all sorts of fun and exciting Jolly Mon events coming next week so check out the website at www.oifc.com/jmkc for schedule of events and entry information.......Jolly Mon week is here!

 


- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Long range Jolly Mon report" | OIFC | 06/09/17
 

It's still a little too far to have a good picture of what to expect with the Kings for the Jolly Mon, but here's the first shot as i see it.

I was on water last week and water color in 65-80 feet was King green. Inshore water wasn't as nice. Pogies are scattered, best toward the east. Most are small but you have to pick from school to school to find the right ones.

There was a good King bite last week on a north wind at Lighthouse Rocks, and later as wind moved back to south, Kings at Shark Hole.

Looking forward toward JM week, looks like we settle into a summer pattern with Bermuda high. My guess is the Kings will be where they should be, best in the 65-80 range. If south wind not too strong, certainly good be fish at Long Beach pier/Yaupon/river channel.

SO....at this stage...they could be anywhere. Standby as this report should get more refined as we get closer to tourney time.

Join us at the activities beginning Wednesday with the VIP; Thursday with the kiddies Rock the Doc; Friday with the Jr. Jolly Mon; and Saturday/Sunday with the Jolly Mon Classic.


- Rube McMullan
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"Jolly Mon Training" | OIFC | 06/09/17
 

Blakely is in full traning mode for her first Jolly Mon next week.  Fresh off kindergarten graduation she has shifted focus towards "one of those cool fishing necklaces" or in my mind one of those monster king mackerels.  Before the rain this week we got in some hot and heavy practice on 10-20lbers.  No tournament winners tested us but we had plenty of good practice opportunities from a decent class of fish.  They were plentiful, hungry and reachable from a bay boat.  Team OIFC 2.0 is ready for the Jolly Mon and the KFC!


- Capt. Barrett McMullan
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"Stable Weather Produces" | Catch All | 06/05/17
 

With a few days of stable weather this past weekend, quite a few folks headed offshore to try their luck. The dolphin fishing has slowed in the 100-200-foot range but while in the 200-700-foot range the water clarity changed and so did the dolphin action. There were also a couple blue marlin releases in this range. Definitely adds some excitement to a slow day of dolphin fishing. Bottom fishing and slow trolling in the 30-40-mile range has really been the go to fishery if looking to fill the fish box up. Vermillion snapper, black sea bass, and scamp grouper have been biting in this range as well as a few king mackerel. The shark fishing has been red hot along the beach also. Belly strips of king mackerel or Spanish mackerel have been producing the most frequent and largest bites from the sharks. Spots are quickly filling up on the charter boats this week. If looking to go fishing within the next two weeks, the time to book is NOW. Call 910-575-3474 to book today. 


- Capt. Derek Treffinger
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bill 06/07/2017

They were caught in state waters, along with the gags and beeliners. wink wink

Poppin Scales 06/06/2017

i was just curious and seen the second pic and looked like he was holding a cobia? Have they opened up the federal waters for cobia?





"" | OIFC | 06/04/17
 

 

June 14-18, 2017

www.oifc.com/JMKC

CAPTAIN'S CHOICE FORMAT-  Fish 1 out 2 days- EITHER Saturday, June 17th or Sunday, June 18th. 
-Declare your intended fish day on your registration form or you have until 7:00am on Saturday, June 18th to call (910) 253-3474 and leave a message declaring your fish day. 

-If you do not declare a fish day, Saturday, June 18th, will automatically be counted as your fish day.   

$215 Entry Fee by 6/12/17 $250 after

·         *Prizes for top 30 heaviest King Mackerel

·         *Prizes for top 20 Cy Garber Jr. Angler's heaviest King Mackerel

·         *Prizes for top 10 Grandma Mac Lady Angler's heaviest King Mackerel 

·         *Prize for top 3 Capt. Scott Hewett Senior Angler heaviest King Mackerel   

·         *Prizes for top 3 in the small boat division- (any boat with 300hp or less)

·         *NEW TWT level:  Break the Jolly Mon Record TWT.  $20 per boat, annual accruing pot that will continue to build until someone wins; current pot value established from 2016 entries is $1300.  Current record set in 2004 by Talkin Trash- 46.65lbs

·         *TWT levels-  Big Fish- $100, Whale- $500, High Roller- $250, Small Boat - $100, Lady- $100

·         *Fishing Family Award- $100 OIFC gift card awarded to any team who weighs an eligible species and has a Jr., Lady and Sr. on board

·         *Wheel of Fishing- spin to win $100 bonus if you can spin your fish's weight.

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·         Get an entry form OR enter on-line at www.OIFC.com/JMKC -- deadline to enter is Friday, June 16th at 11:59pm

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017

·         Jolly Mon VIP- Click here for details 

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017

·         7:00am-7:30am- Registration for "Rock the Dock" 12 and under kids dock fishing tournament- Click here for details

·         7:30am-10:30am- "Rock the Dock" fishing competition and awards

·         5:00pm to 7:00pm - Registration for the "Jr. Jolly Mon" at OIFC- Click here for details

·         11:59pm- On-line Jr. Jolly Mon registration closes

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 , 2017

·         12:00pm to 9:00pm - Jolly Mon Registration at the OIFC - Click here for details

·         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 

·         10:00pm- On-site registration closes

·         11:59pm-  On-line registration closes 

SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017 - 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 18 2017 - 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

·         7:00pm- Awards Ceremony

·          ** BIG ANNOUNCEMENT **

·         What could be better than hot dogs when you weigh-in at the Jolly Mon?  How about an entire LARGE pizza for every team that weighs-in at the Jolly Mon !!!!

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·         Here is what you are fishing for; Jolly Mon Trophies from Lobster Trap Art


 

JOLLY MON T-SHIRTS

$15 for sizes Youth XS - Adult XL, $20 for Adult 2x-4x

Available in White only - Youth sizes:  YXS, YS, YM - Adult sizes:  S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X

To order EMAIL captbrant@oifc.com or call 910-367-2945


Enter On-line or Print and entry from- www.oifc.com/JOLLYMONVIP


 

OIFC has everything you need to get ready for the Jolly Mon 2017 !

  

 

Ribbonfish, Ice, Tackle, Custom Cast Nets, etc. etc...

You name it, we've got it for you!

                                                

 

- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Fishermans' Post Leader Board" | Do Work / OIFC | 06/04/17
 

Once again the OIFC hosted the Fishermans' Pist Inshore Tournament. Below is the leader board


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"From WECT-TV. " | Do Work / OIFC | 06/04/17
 

Three injured in Ocean Isle Beach boat explosion

WECT Staff
Jun 2, 2017 10:55 PM

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Three people were injured when a boat exploded in Ocean Isle Beach on Friday afternoon.

EMS crews arrived on the scene shortly after 4 p.m. at the Ocean Isle Fishing Company on Causeway Drive.

NC Wildlife Resource Commission Master Officer Scott Pritchard said the victims were boat owner and operator David Richard Martin Jr., 40, of Charlotte; passenger Jonathan Leslie Bickett, 35, of Charlotte and Sea Tow employee Kendrick Stanley Schwarz, 24, of Brunswick County.

Pritchard did not know their conditions and the Chapel Hill Burn Clinic, where Martin and Bickett were airlifted, did not release any information on the patients' status Friday night. Schwarz was taken to the Grand Strand Medical Center.

Pritchard said Martin and Bickett were fueling up the boat, but instead of putting fuel in the gas tank, 28 gallons of gas went into a fishing rod holder.

Jeff Williamson, who runs a fishing charter out of Ocean Isle Beach, said he warned Martin and Bickett before the explosion.

 

"I noticed a sheen of gas on the water and thought he might have misfueled," Williamson said. "I advised him he better call a tow company to tow him back to the marina instead of cranking the boat because it might explode. The inevitable happened."

Sea Tow's Schwarz arrived and advised the pair to disconnect battery cables so a spark would not ignite the gas.

However, when they were disconnecting the cables, a spark ignited the gasoline, causing the explosion.

"I've seen a boat explode before with a fuel leak, so I was aware of what would happen if a spark got in that much fuel," Williamson said.

The nearby restaurant and fishing center were evacuated. It took crews 10 to 15 minutes to put out the fire.

"I've been to Fort Fisher when they do the cannon firings," Williamson said. "It was like a cannon exploded and then it was just a huge ball of fire with a lot of black smoke."

Pritchard said a wildlife officer in the Chapel Hill area went to the hospital and that Martin and Bickett were able to talk to the officer.

Copyright 2017 WECT. All rights reserved.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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Rube McMullan 06/04/2017

A HUGE shout-out needs to go to the OIB Fire Department, OIB Police Department and Emergency Rescue. They all responded in seconds of the explosion and immediately went into crisis mode doing what they do so well; managing and attending to a accident. I was in Shallotte when I got the call, and roared back to OIFC as quick as I could. When I got to the Causeway Drive/OIB Drive intersection the Police had the intersection under their control so emergency vehicles could have quick access. Same for the access road to OIFC, managed and under control. At the scene of the accident the Fire Department guys and Emergency Response guys were doing their thing, controlling the fire, helping the injured. The bottom line is I saw our Town's emergency teams managing a potentially serious problem with the highest level of expertise. As citizens' we should all be proud we have such a well trained group of folks looking after us in a situation like this. THANK YOU Town Team OIB! McMullan Family I have heard from the father of one of the injured and he tells me both of the injured are in good spirits and looking forward to getting back on the water. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them and their families for a speedy recovery.





"Choice of Beers?" | Do Work / OIFC | 06/03/17
 

The Beeracuda Fishing Team joined forces with The Choice of Two for a great day on the water.  They let the boys do all the work and topped the day off with sea bass and grouper


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Travis Mabe's Slam" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/31/17
 

Inshore slam, red on top water and the rest on Berkley swimming mullet

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"Sea P A's Report" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/31/17
 

Ken and Matt Ritch along with Justin O'Brien took Brian Ciarrocca and his daughter Anna Lisa and son Grant fishing this past Saturday and had a ball with this sailfish.  Ken told me they were near the 100/400 and caught mahi and king along with the sailfish. Thanks for sharing 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"The Flounder Are Here" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/30/17
 

Below is a picture is South Bellamy and a very nice flounder he caught locally. The 2nd picture is of Larry Spainhour of Sunset Beach and his Flounder


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Atlantic Strong" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/26/17
 

This is a great picture of Brandon Sauls and his dog Sailer pulling for shrimp in the ICW


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Inshore Bite is On!" | OIFC | 05/26/17
 

Captain Jeff and crew report that redfish and speckled trout fishing has been AWESOME!!! Small flounder are around with very few Keepers. Live shrimp and mud minnows have been the baits of choice.
Come see us at the OIFC for your mud Minnows!


- Tiffany Aycock
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Lucas Hollingsworth 05/27/2017

Are you having luck with mud minnows in the small canals or more towards the jettis

Lucas Hollingsworth 05/27/2017

Are you having luck with mud minnows in the small canals or more towards the jettis

Lucas Hollingsworth 05/27/2017

Are you having luck with mud minnows in the small canals or more towards the jettis





"Paddle Board Drum" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/25/17
 

Pierce Staab was taken for a ride by this 25.5 inch drum he caught from a a paddle board using frozen shrimp under a popping cork in the Lockwood Folly River.  Pierce is famous for his pond fishing and is an avid angler


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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Adam 05/26/2017

What's up with the in-shore fishing post? Are the guides catching or even working? No post or pictures...Is that a good thing or bad? Not sure!!!!





"An Active Weekend " | Do Work / OIFC | 05/21/17
 

The OIFC/OIB folks had a busy weekend!  The 1st picture is of Captain Zach Faulkner who, along with his dad Benji, cousin Jess and Team Get Floor'd/OIFC teammate Richie landed this 194 lb big eyed tuna at Oregon Inlet yesterday. This will be the site of the Kingfish Cup Finals. Picture 2 is Leff Frick and the trophy his team name is inscribed on for the Farout Shootout. Picture 3 is Greg Hanson "Calabash Creamery" and a red he boated. The last picture is a selfie of me in front of Al Gore's vacation home at Figure Eight Island. Some friends gave me a ride on this beautiful weekend while I'm rehabbing   The last picture is Capt Zach & Richie at the OIFC. 


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"Far Out Shoot Out- FINAL RESULTS" | OIFC | 05/20/17
 

1st overall-- Sea P.A. , Ken and Matt Ritch - 70.25 - $8200

2nd overall- Sea Bandit , Lee Frick - 67.8 - $4510

3rd overall- No Quarter , Wayne Tew- 67.45 - $2665

1st Tuna , Mac Attack - 25.3 - $1025

1st Mahi , Conference Call - 34.25 - $1025

1st Wahoo , No Quarter - 37.95 - $1025

1st Big Fish TWT , No Quarter - Wahoo, 37.95 - $2550

2nd Big Fish TWT , Sea Bandit - Wahoo, 36.7 - $1530

3rd Big Fish TWT , Conference Call - Mahi, 34.25 - $1020

1st High Roller TWT , Sea P.A - 70.25 - $4035

2nd High Roller TWT, Sea Bandit - 67.8 - $2420

3rd High Roller TWT, Timber Sails - 52.7 - $1615

TOP 3 PAYOUT WINNERS

Sea P.A. - $12,235

Sea Bandit- $8460

No Quarter - $6240

A total of 41 teams signed up and competed in the 2017 Far Out Shoot Out.  The weather was not as good the first week and a half of competiton, but the majority of the placing fish were caught in conditions that were not as nice as they ended up being toward the last part of the event.  

The awards breakfast will be at the Ocean Isle Fish Company, Sunday, May 21st at 9am.  Trophies will be presented to winners and fish stories are guaranteed.  

Thanks again to all!  Next up -- Jolly Mon 

FINAL RESULTS SHOWING ALL CATCHES AND COMPETITORS- CLICK HERE


- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Shoot Out update" | OIFC | 05/20/17
 

Far Out Shoot Out UPDATE- We ended with 41 boat entries; congratulations and thanks! Payouts were based on 40 boats, so it is a full payout + some good $ in the TWTs. There are 6 boats fishing today trying to topple Ken and Matt Ritch of the Sea P.A. fishing team who have a 70 pound aggregate point total to lead the overall standings. Go to www.OIFC.com/FOSO to see whose in, standings and whose left to weight today. Stay tuned for the final results.


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"Gulf Action" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/19/17
 

below are some pictures of Jeff Martini's crew aboard the "Dirty Martini" in the Stream a. Opulent of days sgo


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"Team Beeracuda" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/17/17
 

This is One of Team Beeracuda's black fin the caught recently. The weather is beautiful, make good use of it!


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