The Dixon family with their catch of Spanish mackerel today aboard the World Cat with Capt. OC.
- Chris Dew
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OIFC staff and friends did some wahoo fishing today aboard OIFC World Cat. We fished 170-230' and had 10ish Wahoo bites and boated 3 on the 35-40 pound class. It was a nice day on the water. Capt. Brant McMullan OIFC Capt. Brant McMullan OIFC
Brandon Sauls is "whacking em" at a near shore AR!!!
> > Fall fishing with my son Austin and friend Mike. Loaded up the boat and went in search for some meat for the freezer. Broke Shallotte inlet and headed towards Holden beach to find bait and one throw of the net and Mike loaded up the livewell with nice size pogies. Got everything cleaned up and headed offshore to about 70’ of water where everything looked fishy, put the spread out and trolled around all the other boats in the same area with the same idea. We had a couple short strikes that just missed the hooks, and we finally got one on and she ran about 150 yds before Austin finally got her turned and the fight was on, 15 minutes later Mike stuck the gaff in her and she was in the box. After 4 more nice size kings and a dozen shark we headed inshore to scout for Black Bass, caught a couple keepers, but mostly too small to keep. The weather and the company was great. Love making those memories. Thanks, Scott
Garrett Holden and I started out near the OIB pier catching bait, watching all the drum fisherman and dodging rain drops. A window of opportunity opened and we ran at 30 knots on slick seas to the 90’s. There were about 10 boats there and before I could get the third bait out we had two lines screaming. The boys did great battling with some quality fish which we gaffed and then we high fived. A small squall came up, the wind shifted and we decided to head to the canals at OIB. While it was a short trip we all had fun and have special memories. -By Keith Williams
Thanks for the report Keith
This was Yesterday With Dan Ratley and his Brother -by Tommy Helms
Martini's Hook A Hoo is underway. Follow this link for all the info.
The last update I got was Justin Huntley on the Tail Taxi out of Southport had 5 wahoo, 5 blackfinand was leading the blackfin catagory with 24 plus fish.
On Thursday, Stephen Hunter and Lee Moore on the Bounty Hunter out of Holden Beach had the biggest Wahoo at 44.16 lbs Check the link for the latest and stay tuned to the OIFC for info..
Dale Ward of Wilmington was fishing aboard Rusty Powell's Hydrasport the "Swamp Fox" when he caught this 35.15 lb king. Fishing with Dale & Rusty was Dean Porter. They caught their fish at the zjungle on pogies