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"" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/05/11
 

Brrrrrrr - temperature on land 48 degrees this morning.  The guys had a morning half day and got confused and loaded up the Bluefin rods.  The wind is blowing, but forecast is to lay down and be pretty nice the next few days.  We have a Stream trip Friday, so we'll report on the latest.  Action in the Stream has been very good this past week. The Dolphin are really showing up good, which keeps everyone active in between Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo.  The Grouper jigging has been pretty good as well, particularly in the 150-300 foot depth range.

I am hosting a Gulf Stream trolling class coming up May 14-15.  The land class is the PM of the 14th and the fishing is all day the 15th.  I have ONE spot available- cost is $450 per person- call 910 367 2945 or email info@oifc.com for details and to sign up. 

Stand by for more reports. 


- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Little Tuna" | Get Busy | 05/04/11
 

Captain William Parker fished the AR 460 this week and caught some Bonita.  William said they hit about 50 yds back on 00 Clarkspoons 8 ft. behind a pink bird with 25 ft floro-carbon leader.  Captain Parker said he also spotted pogies west of the Shallotte Inlet.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"The Goats We Saved" | Get Busy | 05/04/11
 

Captain Jeff Williamson (OIFC/Get Busy) took a group of folks to the dredge spoils behind OIB where our goats reside.  The purpose of the visit was for the group of professionals to study the goats.

I'm not about to attempt to guess what Captain Jeff is doing squatting in the brush.  I'll leave that up to your imagination.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Gagzilla" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/04/11
 

Brian Richard sent me these pictures from a trip he took along with Robert and Tony Hughes, and Tim Gallimore aboard Capt. Todd Helf's "Almost There" hailing from Ocean Isle Marina.

Tim won the fishing pool with a 46# 46" Gag which was caught in 200 ft. of water around the break on live bait.

Congratulations guys and thanks for sharing your pictures and information.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Steele" | Real-Time Update | 05/04/11
 

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- Capt. Steele Parks
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"Steele" | Real-Time Update | 05/04/11
 

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"Steele park" | Real-Time Update | 05/04/11
 

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"Steele park" | Real-Time Update | 05/04/11
 

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- Capt. Steele Parks
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"Chris" | Real-Time Update | 05/04/11
 


- Capt. Chris Dew
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"Judy's Whopper" | Get Busy | 05/04/11
 

Captain Tommy Helms sent these pictures, one of which he named Judy's Whopper, a short (to say the least) flounder caught in Tubbs Inlet

Tommy redeemed himself in the next picture.  But, if you notice the picture was taken while the flounder were on the dock.  Tommy didn't bother to say where he caught them.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Noise Pollution And Fish" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/04/11
 

What????  Studies say that most people do not click on links, but you have got to read this about noise pollution!!  I don't know whether to take it seriously or laugh!  It's not April 1st is it?
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Gul Stream" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/03/11
 

Captains Steele Park and Chris Dew traveled aboard the OIFC World Cat to the Black Jack Hole with a charter consisting of business associates Will McKnight (Charlotte &OIB), Bob Feury (Hartsville SC) Dave Dailey (Saratoga Springs NY) Joe Bianchi (Columbia SC) & Steve Giles (Hartsville SC).  The crew fished the 74 degree water using cedar plugs, ballyhoo and Roscoe Jigs.  In addition to a yellow fin tuna, mahi, & black fin was a 41 # wahoo.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Off Shore/In Shore" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/02/11
 

Captain Jeff Beck, Ritchie Heywood and I took the "OIFC It Works" out for a shake down run mid morning today.  After that we elected to hit Tubbs Inlet on the "OIFC Talechaser".  This time flounder fishing was on the agenda.  Armed with OIFC Select mud minnows, the docks were the target area.  Slow trolling turned up a half dozen flounder, including the one Ritchie is holding in the picture.  I understand the Jeff Beck family is having fresh flounder for supper.  Living at the beach is tough, but somebodies got to do it!
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"The Bachelor" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/02/11
 

I have never watched "The Bachelor" on TV.  But after meeting these guys who were here on a "bachelor party weekend", I'd given a million dollars to watch their show.

The crew consisted of Henry Boyd (Belhaven, NC), Matt Fehling (D.C.), John Fowler (Charleston, SC), Tim McNeill (Southern Pines), and Ryan Paschal (Southern Pines).  The Captains were Captains Chris Dew and Chris Dawson.  As this was a 4 hr. trip they didn't go far out and spent the morning blue fishing and spanish fishing.  They seemed to have a ball!!  I get the last word...GO DUKE!!!!!!!!!.haha


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"More Pics from recent trips" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/02/11
 


- Capt. Steele Park
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"Finally, Time to give a report" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/02/11
 

Its been a long weekend of fishing with tales of victory and defeat.  Saturday Capt. Zach and I took a "make-up" Charter to the gulf stream.  We started at the Blackjack trolling and immediately caught a decent Blackfin.  My immediate thought was that it was gonna be a great day.  After making several passes in the area that we received that first bite, I realized that the blackfin that bit must have been the only hungry one down there.  After covering the blackjack pretty well,  we started trolling east.  Around Gene's ledge, we picked up a nice Dolphin.  Again, no other takers.  When we arrived at the Steeples we found the "fleet" fishing several area's of bottom.  We picked at another dolphin and blackfin and saw really no major activity.  We decided to do a little jigging late in the day and were rewarded with a Huge Grouper(released)  and a bunch of AJ's.  It was a beautiful day on the water with ideal conditions.  I heard later that the bite went nuts up at the Same Ole hole with lots of Wahoo, Dolphin and Blackfins.  Upon Arrival back at the docks, I was greeted by my jigging class.  Capt. Zach took care of all of the cleanup of tackle, fish, boat and gear for which I am very thankful.  The class consisted of John Volosin, Terry Clifton(a.k.a. Amberjack Boy), Sandi Dunn(a.k.a Mahi Mayhem) and Steve Cargal(a.k.a Scuba Steve).  Captain Chris Dew came along to help out as well.  He has proven himself to be an outstanding wheel man when jigging.  The class was very casual, covering the basics of jigging and discussion about technique, knots and a game plan for the next day.  Sunday morning (open season on Grouper) came and we headed offshore to the south, armed with a ton of jigging gear.  I also took along some trolling gear, knowing that my crew would need a break at some point during the day.  Within a few minutes of arriving at the Macmarlen ledge, we were rewarded with Sandi's huge 22lb gag grouper on a BWC Roscoe jig.  A couple of minutes later, Steve hoisted a 18+ lb Gag into the boat... It was ON.... A few minutes later, it was Scuba Steve with yet another 12+ lb Gag.  While this was going on, Terry was steadily pulling up Amberjacks.  A short while later, John got a Nice Gag within site of the boat but it came unbottoned  from the hook.  The action slowed a bit from there so we headed out to the Winyah Scarp and took to jigging again.  I had to get in on some of this action and actually struck first blood with a huge Scamp.  John followed me up with another VERY nice Scamp.  Terry hooked up with a nice fish and as it got near the surface, it was a beautiful American Red Snapper which we promptly released.  It swam away just fine as were were not in super deep water.  Its a funny thing about jigging.  Everything is quited, the motors are in idle, there is some idle chit chat going on and then you hear someone grunt like they are being pulled overboard.  I heard that familiar grunt and saw Steve doing everything he could to stay upright in the boat.  He was hooked up to a BIG fish.  After a 10 minute battle, we had the first signs of what was on the other end, a 7 foot long shark.  He did battle with the shark for another 10 minutes before we released it to fight another day.  By this time, my crew was wiped out so I offered up a little trolling to give them a break.  Oops... Apparently the fish gods were not handing out breaks because a short while after starting to troll, we had a nice Dolphin on the line.  This was followed by another, and another, and another and then 2 at a time and finally a nice 25+ Wahoo came tight on the line.  As I said before Sandi is now known to me as Mahi Mayhem because of a situation that occured during a photo op.  She was holding up a small dolphin for a picture which was no big deal.  Well, this dolphin decided it was going to try to bite her like a vampire, then try to shake free,  everyone on board was covered with Mahi blood, the boat was covered.  I have never seen such craziness from one little fish.  After trollingfor a while, we went back to jigging. The bite had slowed a bit with the East wind picking up but there was a bit of a ray of light.  Terry was still working on the Amberjacks with authority.  He managed a great big Amberjack to finish out the day.  Everyone agreed that it was an outstanding day on the water.  Thanks to the folks that participated in this class.  We may be doing another one.  Let us know if you have some interest in getting in on this school and we will set one up. 


- Capt. Steele Park
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"Wahoo!" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/01/11
 

This humble reporter must apologize for the tardiness in the fishing reports.  I have been out of town, but thankfully my sore and abused body is back in the healing climes of Paradise!

Whilst away, great friend and excellent angler, Edwin Newell sent these pictures of his son Nolan with a magnificent wahoo he'd caught.  Also check out the  flag!  Many will remember Nolan as a summer employee of the OIFC.  He has moved on to the institute of higher leaning known as NCSU.  Good fish "my bortha by anotha motha"!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"New Boat!" | Get Busy | 05/01/11
 

Saturday, Captain Jeff Williamson went with friends Charles and Debbie Davis on a shake down cruise in their new boat.  While out, they decided to try their hand at flounder fishing.  As you can see, they got the skunk out of the new boat are have taught it to catch fish!  Enjoy your boat!!
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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""Get'n Jiggy with it!!!"" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/01/11
 

Capt. Steele just dismissed his second jigging school class. Sandi Dunn passed with flying colors. She is pictured below with her dipolma a 22 pound grouper!!!  As you can see all other classmates passed as well. The group jigged up grouper and a.j.'s until complete exhaustion. They did some trolling to take a break. The mahi mahi were biting and a nice wahoo was boated. The group also jigged up a nice blackfin tuna. I would say Capt. Steele gets to keep his teaching certification for now! Hopefully, Capt. Steele will take time to write a more detailed report tomorrow. See ya on the water!


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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""Radio Call!!!"" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/01/11
 

Just got Capt. Steele on the radio....1 hour out (ETA 7:00pm)...said they needed a camera...no details yet...Stay tuned....
- Capt. Jacob Frick
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