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"A Pretty Good Day" | Do Work / OIFC | 04/03/14
 

Bryan Freeman reported that they had a pretty good day earlier this week.  They headed south and boated 6 wahoo out of about 12 bites.  All were really nice fish.  They also managed to weed through the alberts and corral a couple of really nice black fin.  The biggest wahoo was 74 lbs and the biggest blackfin was 23 lbs.  The water was greenish -blue and was 69.8 degrees with no current.

Thanks for the report Bryan!

********This reporter apologizes for my mistake in the pre-edited report.  :)

 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"ska" | Choice of Two / OIFC | 04/03/14
 

With the sudden closure of the Southern Kingfish Association or SKA it's kind of like the old saying "you don't know what you've got until its gone.'' I know that I surely will miss being a part of the organization and by the responses I've seen a lot of others will miss it as well. Well the good news is the Tournaments will move forward full steam ahead including one of my favorites the Jolly Mon which is right around the corner. For those of you that are looking for some friendly competition and a similar points race for our local area check out the Carolina King Mackerel Series. This was put together by our local guys to keep track of points and have a little incentive to participate in each of the tournaments. I truly hope and do believe that the ska will come back and hopefully be better than ever and if so I will have my money in both series.  

, Capt. Corey Bellamy


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Barry Bierstedt 04/05/2014

Here is the website for the Carolinas King Mackerel Series. http://carolinaskingmacke.wix.com/ckms

Jason McAlister 04/03/2014

Who is the CKMS? I think they say something like "It's a Carolina Thang, CATCH IT!!!" I believe some of the guys fish on that boat Salty Daze in the small boat class right? I know some of the others fish on "Blew By U" and then what's that other boats name..... Oh yeah that's right Choice of Two lol. That's that black Donzi right???

Barry Bierstedt 04/03/2014

http://carolinaskingmacke.wix.com/ckms This is the website for the new Carolinas King Mackerel Series. It includes all the details, tournaments, points, and has a link to download the registration form.

Barry Bierstedt 04/03/2014

Here is the website address for Carolinas King Mackerel Series. Full details on the site along with a printable form for registration. http://carolinaskingmacke.wix.com/ckms


Barry Bierstedt 04/03/2014

Here is the website address for Carolinas King Mackerel Series. Full details on the site along with a printable form for registration. http://carolinaskingmacke.wix.com/ckms




"The Almighty's Heart?" | Real-Time Update | 04/02/14
 

As I posted yesterday, I carried some kids from the Masonic Children's Home on a fishing trip. I know many of you are aware of the great work that they do for our children. While fishing, one of the girls pointed in the sky and said "look at that heart." When I looked up I was in awe. It took me a minute to think of capturing a picture. Here it is. What do you think?
- Chris Dew
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Capt. Rickey 04/02/2014

Capt. Chris if I didn't know you so well I'd swear it was a photo shop

Butch Foster 04/02/2014

Capt Chris, I think this was God's way of saying Thank You for such a kind deed you did that day. And I thank You as well. Looks like a job well done and a time the kids will never forget. We should Thank God every day for the blessings he has been so generous with towards us. Fish On!!! Capt Butch Foster Yeah Right Charters

Butch Foster 04/02/2014

Capt Chris, I think this was God's way of saying Thank You for such a kind deed you did that day. And I thank You as well. Looks like a job well done and a time the kids will never forget. We should Thank God every day for the blessings he has been so generous with towards us. Fish On!!! Capt Butch Foster Yeah Right Charters





"Kevin Sneed" | Do Work / OIFC | 04/01/14
 

Kevin Sneed got a crew together and made a Gulf Stream trip today. What a great day for it too.


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"" | Real-Time Update | 04/01/14
 

Today I was blessed to have Charlie and Selena Godfrey from the Masonic Children's Home and some of the kids from this very fine organization accompany me for a short but productive trip. We eased out to about 30 feet of water and the kids started catching sea bass. These kids have never been out before and many do not have the opportunities that other kids have. However, with help from the Children Home they will have a much better chance a a happy childhood. I am grateful to have been a part of their experience today.
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04/02/2014

Captain Chris, that has to rank close to the top of your fishing trips! I bet those kids wil remember that trip for a long time.





"Jenks Creek Leaving Tubbs" | Choice of Two / OIFC | 04/01/14
 

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It's kind of hard to see, but this is a 22-24 ft Triton bay boat approaching the sand bar at the last dock.  Notice he has his motor trimmed up.  I will put the "Tale Chaser" Polar in check it out myself and post some pictures.


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Cary Campbell 04/04/2014

Is the video there? Saw nothing but blank screen but did have audio. i would like to see a picture of Tubbs before trying to head back there.





"Same Ole" | Do Work / OIFC | 04/01/14
 

Trask Cunningham took advantage of this beautiful spring day to make a run to the Same Ole aboard his 27 ft Contender "Scale Bound".  Below are the wahoo he landed.


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"Tubbs Inlet" | Choice of Two / OIFC | 04/01/14
 

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Sent from my iPhone


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"Stream looks promising" | OIFC | 03/31/14
 

I am happy to see the warm water is pushing back in off the Stream.  Quite a few boats are talking of heading to the Stream on Tues and Weds.  Below is the temp image.  You can see good blended temps in the low 70s around the scarp and then a hard 72+ degree edge to the north off the Steeples and particularly along the Same Ole area. 

This is a question I often find myself in -- fish the hard edge or fish the blend?  I think in my opinion I'd go South toward the Winyah Scarp area and go for the blended water.  It's early for Mahi, which would be better for the hard edge.  Thus, I usually opt for blended low 70 water for Wahoo.  I could be 100% wrong ???  Good luck to all and we will post reports we receive.

You know Team OIFC wouldn't just sit on the sidelines.  We are actually headed up toward Hatteras to see if we can get hold of the Bluefin.  We've been watching all season and there is finally a little weather window -- It doesn't seem like the fish are as abundant as in past years, but we are going to give it a go -- stay tuned. 

Good luck to all -be safe -- email us reports and pics to info@oifc.com


- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"2014 OIFC Rodeo" | Do Work / OIFC | 03/31/14
 

It's that time of year!!!  The 2014 OIFC Rodeo starts tomorrow.  Let the games begin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

*****Same rules.  Rules can be found on the Tournament page of the OIFC website


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"Weather Window" | Real-Time Update | 03/31/14
 

For any of you guys/girls eager to make a run to the gulfstream, tomorrow looks like the day to head out there. Forecasts are calling for 1-2ft every 8-10 seconds which, if predicted correctly, will be flat as a pancake. The black fin tuna have had us scratching our heads this past month. Quite a few folks have went out this year to wahoo fish and have pulled tuna lures to see if any were around with no luck. There were Wahoos’ caught but no sign of concentrated black fin. Tomorrow is a perfect opportunity to head out in search of these fish. What we really have been looking for is stability in our weather patterns. A wind and temperature that is fairly consistent for 3+ days. This stability will provide the warmer gulfstream water to finally bunch up to form a good temperature break to fish. Thus, black fin tuna should be near that water break feeding on bait. Not to mention where there is a concentration of any type of smaller tuna, there are usually wahoos’ hanging close by. If your planning on heading out, remember to stop by the OIFC and pick up a “Green Machine” and some tuna feathers. They both will produce bites from your chicken of the sea. Treat yourself to a day off work tomorrow and head out there- they should be biting. Capt. Derek Treffinger
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"New at OIFC" | N/A | 03/29/14
 

There is still new merchandise coming in everyday! Take a look at just a few of the new OIFC custom items!


- Shannon Reel
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Capt. Rickey 03/30/2014

Get with us and we MAY be able to get the stars of No Limits Fishing, the 3 time SKA National Champs to sign your shirt :)





"Best of Brunswick!!!" | Do Work / OIFC | 03/28/14
 

Thank you Brunswick County for voting us first in Best of Brunswick in multiple categories, in just our first year!!! We are so thankful to our customers who took the time to place their votes!!! This is only the beginning, there are more great things to come at Wing & Fish Company


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"Tubbs Inlet" | Choice of Two / OIFC | 03/27/14
 

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I drove over to Sunset Beach yesterday 1/2 hour past low tide and took these pictures of Tubbs.  The one place I could not get a picture of is the sand bar at the 1st dock (with the roof on it) on Jinks Creek.  It does not show up in this pic but it is almost all the way across the channel just under water.  If anyone knows someone with an airplane I could fly with I'd love to get some aerial shots of Tubbs, Shallotte Inlet and Lockwood Folly at dead low tide.


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Capt Rickey 04/01/2014

Patrick my email is sunset69@atmc.net. Love to have the pix to share

Captain John 03/30/2014

Last year I could only get in Tubbs 2 hrs either side of high tide. A friend in a skiff told me not to try this year as it has really changed over winter. The huge dredge has been in Shallotte Inlet for quite some time and doing a great job on the east end of OIB ~ they will have a nice beach for a while again. Hopefully, the dredge will take out the shoal in the ICW just east of the inlet while they are there. Although Shallotte is a little closer Little River Inlet is still my choice, always wide and deep.

Patrick Dowd 03/29/2014

Rickey, I have an aerial photo of Tubbs, somewhat close to low tide from March 11. I can email it to you if you give me your address. Patrick





"Scouting with Jake" | Tiberias - 22' | 03/27/14
 

My son Jake and I got out on the water today to see if the weather had shut down the bite. My last day out was Monday afternoon and the water temps were hovering around 60 degrees. The small trout were aggressively attacking soft plastics in several areas along the waterway.Today the water temps have dropped to near 50 degrees and the water color is deeply stained. The water is clean, but very dark. We set up shop in a deep curve surrounded by very shallow water and landed a couple of short reds. My goal was to locate fish, but at the same time allow Jake to catch a couple. After catching a couple I searched the surrounding shallows only locating a couple of lone reds in the middle of the slot. I decided to head for Sunset Beach on the backside of Bird Island to check out some shallow water areas. The water started to boil and smoke plums were showing up everywhere. I hooked our first fish in that area with a deep creek 3" pogy smoke silver flake and handed Jake the rod to finish the fight. Jake did an excellent job wrestling that 22 incher to the boat. Jake is just learning to cast a little better so we continued to try and work the school with soft plastics. We could not buy another bite on soft plastics, but Jake was struggling to make accurate cast. Hey...he's only 6...We backed off and regrouped with a new approach. I was able to get up wind and anchor the boat. We tipped our jig heads with live minnows and Jake went to work. Jake went 6 for 7 unassisted today. I could not have been more proud to net each of those fish. We brought two home in the livewell to show his Moma. The reds were still in great health and were released after a short photo shoot. See ya on the water!  


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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Paul Spreen 03/30/2014

Memories that will last a lifetime. A great career ahead!!

Joey Dail 03/28/2014

"Like Father, like Son" !





"SKA " | OIFC | 03/27/14
 

Southern Kingfish Association and OIFC events

Many of you have received notice that the Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) has decided to close its doors.  After operating for over 20 years and taking the sport of King Mackerel tournament fishing to new heights, it has been deemed necessary to call it quits.  I have been fielding calls and emails from concerned fishermen.  The common theme has been the interest in preserving some form of organization that will band events together to create a greater meaning and affect to each individual event.  I have been deeply involved in King Mackerel tournament fishing and event directing for close to 20 years.  It is part of my heritage and my livelihood.  I have a father, brother, wife, and two children who all love competitive fishing; I truly have a vested interest. 

First let me say that I know for a fact that both the Jolly Mon and Fall Brawl events will continue to operate as they have for many years.  The loss of the SKA will be missed, but it will not affect the quality of your event.  You will still get a family focused, quality fishing venue to enjoy competitive fishing amongst your piers.

As for the future of organized competitive King Mackerel fishing; sometimes you have to lose something before you can actually appreciated it.  I think the SKA has been such a rock for so long that many lost sight of its personal importance to them.  I think the same goes for the sponsors who began dictating terms based on their preferences rather than those of the fishermen.  I strongly believe that although change is hard, this may be the healthiest thing for the sport overall.

Thanks to all for their past support of the Jolly Mon, Fall Brawl and the SKA.  I look forward to seeing you at the events.  -- Capt. Brant


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"Please Say A Prayer" | Do Work / OIFC | 03/26/14
 

Many will remember Captain Lyndon Carter who ran charters for the OIFC aboard the "It Works", or as Lyndon recently called it the "Red Roof Inn".  Lyndon and his wife just lost their 10 day old baby girl today.  Capt. Lyndon kept us all up to date on his Facebook page.  just today he posted that Elysa Madison Carter "earned her wings".

Please keep Lyndon and his family in your hearts and prayers :(

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Capt. Rickey 03/27/2014

Not only will our Tournaments go on the "rumble In The Jungle" has announced it will too.

Friend 03/27/2014

Thoughts and prayers to you and your family my friend be strong brother.. She's ok now

Capt. Rickey 03/27/2014

This is what my good friend wrote on his Fb page "These past few weeks have been very difficult, but nothing could have ever prepared us for last night. Our sweet baby angel Elysa earned her wings. She caught an infection that turned to sepsis. Her little body just could not handle anymore. She also had a heart defect where one of the arteries did not close (we knew about when pregnant, but it was supposed to close when born). They were going to try medicine to close it, but tried to treat the infection first. We only had 10 days with our tiny angel. Yesterday was the first and last time we held her in our arms. We will never know why God took her from us and are all heartbroken. Elysa Madison Carter 3/15/14-3/25/14. We love you with all our heart baby girl!





"Weather" | Tiberias - 22' | 03/26/14
 

Don't let the over zealous predictions of this weekends weather keep you from coming to the beach. Sometimes I wonder just how much attention we should give to a 1 hour thunderstorm. We have all seen media over dramatize a situation for ratings. It is weather, it may happen, it may not. Most likely we will see some action, but not all day long. Come on down to the beach to enjoy the 70 degree temperatures and so what if the liquid sunshine peeks out for a few moments. See ya on the water!


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"" | Real-Time Update | 03/26/14
 


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Todd C 03/26/2014

Warms my heart and gets me excited for April 5-12 at OIB. Any details on tides, baits, rigs? Looks like almost dead low on the dropping tide.





"Blue Sunday" | Do Work / OIFC | 03/25/14
 

Bob Newell went 3 for 5 on blue marlin at Marina Casa Del Campo Dominican Republic.


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