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"Congratulations" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/13/11
 

Congratulations to Tim Gallimore of Ocean Isle Beach for being featured on the cover of the May 12, 2011 Fisherman's Post.  Tim is pictured with a 46 lb. gag grouper that hit a live pinfish while he was fishing in 200 ft of water at the break off of O.I.B.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"report" | Get Busy | 05/13/11
 

Sawyer Sparrow, Justin Sparrow, Clay Hamlet pictured with a 35 pound mahi caught today in the Gulf Stream fishing aboard "Holden On" with capt Charles McClure. Nice fish, would be nice to weigh in coming shoot out. They reported a hot bite at the blackjack area from mahi and wahoo and a blue marlin raise. Capt. Brant McMullan
- Capt. Amy McMullan
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"GPS Store- Far Out Shoot Out - FINAL RESULTS" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/13/11
 

Tonight is the Capt. Dinner and meeting- 6pm-7pm.  Amy is cooking hamburgers, hotdogs and potato salad -- come on over to the OIFC for a good meal.  Registration and tournament T-shirts will be available as well -- hope to see you here.
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Kings Off Ocean Isle Pier" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/13/11
 

It's 6:25 am and a customer reported 2 kings caught from the Ocean Isle Pier using blue fish yesterday!  He said Dave Bower was the angler and that Dave's bait was in the water a short time before the 1st strike!!!!

I saw the pictures of a 25 lb. king.  will post them as soon as I get home from work! 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Split Stream Trip- Saturday- 1 Spot left" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/12/11
 

I have 1 spot left open for Split charter Stream trip on Saturday- cost is $375 -- call 910 575-3474 to sign up -- let's go fishing
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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""Thunder and Lightning!"" | Tiberias - 22' | 05/12/11
 

Capt. Chris Dew and myself worked together on a 6hr. trip w/ Mr. Hockenberry and his son Cain from PA. Capt. Chris checked the condition of the sea and they were pretty calm despite the passing weather overnight. We loaded the boat down with spanish and king gear. As we cleared the inlet we were met with a SE swell with Easterly wind blown tops. It was not to bad, really. We trolled for spanish and I lost my second spoon in 10 years to a bite off. That was the only bite we had in the morning. The conditions were good enough for us to head to the 90's. We approached the area with lines in the water loaded with cigar minnows. We marked a little bit of bait, but everything was hugging the bottom. I dropped the downrigger deep in the hopes of at least getting a shark. No such luck...we headed back to the beach as the East wind was starting to show its true colors. The conditions got tough to say the least! We did manage to pull one spanish out of the murky water. Not what we like to experience on the water. My best guess is the thunder and lightning along with an East wind had the odds stacked against us. The good news...we lived and will fish again another day... and we will probably wax them next time! See ya on the water!


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"Thanks Capt. Steele" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/11/11
 

Corey Bellamy, Eddie Jones and Mike Williams fish the 100/400 area.  They caught all their fish between 7 and 12.  When things slowed they went bottom fishing, catching and releasing several nice sea bass.  Corey also wanted to thank Capt. Steele for his tip on the hot skirt.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"" | Real-Time Update | 05/11/11
 

Have one spot open for gulf stream class, saturday 6pm land class and Sunday fishing. Call 910 367 2945 to join me.
- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Ocean Conditions &Rodeo Update" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/11/11
 

Talked to our cat boat at 09:35.  Capt. Chris Dew said the sea conditions we "nice" near shore.  The water is a little silty but clears up nicely at the tide line.  He wasn't looking for bait but said the birds were workng between the Shallotte Inlet and The Ocean Isle Pier. He's at the 90's now and said the water is clear.  More later

Rodeo Update:  The pot is up to $530.

The fish weighed in so far are:

Flounder-Clay Morphis 4.7#

Mahi-John Bird 16.5#, Bryan Freeman 12.38#

Tuna-Daniel Simmons 27.2#

Wahoo-Bryan Freeman 25.58#

John Bird 11.1#

Not to hurt anyone's feelings but they are all beatable.  Don't forget to enter the Rodro when you fish the Far Out Shoot Out.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"100/400" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/10/11
 

The Gulf Stream is just begging for the Far Out Shoot Out participants to catch some winning fish!  Today is yet another example of the action in the Stream.  Captain Zach and Captain Steele were joined by Greg Griffin (Greenville, SC), David Van Gelder (Atlanta, Ga.) and Gil Carroll (OIB) and fished the 100/400.  The charter group caught 2 wahoo, a black fin and around 8 mahi.  These guys were a fun buch, as displayed in the pictures!

This was indicative of the recent fishing in the Gulf Stream and should encourage us to the The Far Out Shoot Out!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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""Bull Dolphin and Wahoo!"" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/10/11
 

Reel quick report on the gulf stream. The action remains consistent here out of the OIFC. Capt. Steele may report more details later as he is covered in fish slime for now. The McNight group reported seeing lots of action on top. Capt. Steele hand fed a bull dolphin and one of the wahoo just about made citation size. Either way some good eating to be had reel soon! See ya on the water!
- Capt. Jacob Frick
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""Spanish in 30ft."" | Tiberias - 22' | 05/10/11
 

I have been feeling the itch something terrible to get my little boat out in the ocean. The weather has been great lately! Light winds and calm seas equals small boat heaven in the ocean. I started out early this morning around 7:00am. I had my limit of spanish in the boat by 8:30am and headed for the 460 looking for some cobia action. I did not see any cobia, but the black sea bass are still thick around the barge. I hated to leave such a beautiful ocean, but I have store duty today. Stop by and see us! Otherwise, I will see ya on the water!
- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"Tubbs Inlet Is Alive" | Get Busy | 05/09/11
 

Tubbs Inlet is full of life.  Flounder, blues, mullet and the beautiful red drum are all thriving in this estuary.  I was just told by a man today that a hot spot for red drum fishing is by the 1st pier in Tubbs.  I guess, based on Captain Jeff Williamson's pictures he must be correct.

Also, Jeff took a reporter from The Brunswick Beacon newspaper to Goat Island today.  She doing a story on the goats.  Seems we caused quite a stir!!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Dawg Doc Strikes First Blood" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/09/11
 

Well, the gulf stream is still getting down out there.  Dr. Jay Murphy, Bruce and Tina Mullis took Jay's new 24ft Regulator the "Dawg Doc" to the 100/400 today on the boat's first offshore trip.  They were greeted with slightly uncomfortable head seas but when they stopped to fish, they were rewarded with a great day.  They managed to boat 2 nice Wahoo's, 6 VERY nice Dolphins including 2 23lb Bulls.  Way to go Jay and Crew on an outstanding first gulf stream trip. 
- Capt. Steele Park
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"Updates and such...." | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/09/11
 

 the GPS Store Far Out Shoot Out    Tuna, Dolphin,Wahoo Rodeo                   STARTS THIS WEEKEND- May 13-21

The annual GPS Store Far Out Shoot Out- tuna, dolphin and wahoo rodeo tournament will start this coming weekend from the Ocean Isle Fishing Center.  The Shoot Out has been an area fixture in offshore tournaments for 15+ years and not only pitts area fishermen against eachother for opportunity at cash winnings, but it also carries the much more important prize of bragging rights.  The tournament format includes prizes for the largest tuna (blackfin or yellowfin), wahoo and dolphin weighed.  The overall winner of the tournament is determined by the largest combined weight of one fish of each species.  Typically a team that ammasses 80-100 points will win the overall title, but it has taken as much as 120 pounds to take the title.  Registration for the Shoot Out is currently open by visiting the OIFC or on-line.  This coming Friday, May 13th the official Captain's dinner and meeting will be held at the OIFC between 6 and 7pm.  Fishing days start Saturday, May 14th and extend until the following Saturday, May 21st.  Teams that sign-up for the GPS Store  Far Out Shoot Out have the option to compete one out of the eight eligible competition days between May 14th and 21st.  This format allows the competitors lots of flexibility, allowing them to pick a suitable day for their personal schedule as well as a suitable day for Mother Nature's schedule.  Registration for the tournament remains open all the way until Friday, May 20th, thus fishermen in smaller boats that are most concerned with weather conditions can watch the weather and wait to enter until conditions look most favorable.  For all the information on the 2011 GPS Store  Far Out Shoot Out, CLICK HERE - or call (910) 575-3474


 

OIFC Summer Kickoff                         THIS WEEKEND                          Saturday, May 14th

The OIFC will be hosting its first annual Summer Kickoff this coming Saturday, May 14th.  Much like the earlier season Spring Kickoff, the Summer Kickoff will offer FREE SEMINARS on a variety of seasonally relative fisheries, a location for you to bring your own used tackle to sell, line spooling at $.02/yard and overstock clearance sales of many name brand fishing supplies and apparel.
The Summer Kickoff is absolutely free to attend and free to anyone wanting to set up and try to sell their used tackle.  The Kickoff will officially open at 9am.  If you have reels that need spooling, they can be done on-site at $.02/yd for line test up to 50 pounds and $.03/yd for 50+ pound test. 
OIFC overstock sales: ( 1 day sale only- Saturday, May 14th )
BaitMasters ballyhoo by the case- 15% OFF
Monster Kingfish bags- 25% OFF
OIFC T-shirts- Buy 1 get 1 Free (limited supply)
Capt. Brant custom cast nets- 20% OFF
NEW- OIFC custom King rigs- 20% OFF
OIFC Squid chain teaser- 15% OFF
MUCH MUCH MORE......
Seminar Schedule
10am- Flounder
11am- King
12pm- Dolphin
1pm- Spanish Mackerel
1:30pm- Cobia
2pm- Grouper
Seminars will be conducted by OIFC Pro Staff


Yellowfin / Yamaha Jolly Mon King Classic  June 17-19, 2011

Mark your calendar, the Jolly Mon is coming.  Programs are being printed right now and should go out in the mail in the next couple of weeks.  This year's Jolly Mon will include great prizes, entertainment, food and hopefully great weather and fishing.  Don't forget the Jr. Jolly Mon will be held on Friday, June 17th.  Take this opportunity to get a young person on the water.  Registraton for the Jr. Jolly Mon and the Jolly Mon are open on-line now.  One fun thing we're adding this year is a fund raiser for the RFA (Recreational Fishing Alliance).  The Jolly Mon will be hosting local and regional celebrities into the Jolly Mon dunk tank.  It should make for good entertainment.  Mark your calendar, more information to follow.


- Capt. Brant McMullan
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"Stop The Presses!!!" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/08/11
 

Here is a picture of a 60.65 lb king caught May 7th by Tom Cavin of Kannapolis, N.C.  It was caught at the AR 460 on a pogy.  It took Tom about 30 minutes to get the fish in.  This picture and information is courtesy of the Oak Island Pier web site.

Let's sum up.  Wahoo, white marlin, mahi, black fin in the stream.  Cobia and kings near shore.  Flounder and red drum inshore.  It is THAT time!!!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Near Shore Cobia" | Get Busy | 05/08/11
 

While the Cat Boats were tearing it up in the Stream and the Talechaser had a hot hand inshore, Captain William Parker of the "Hound Dog", also of "Who Let The Dogs Out" fame was catching cobia near shore.  Capt. William began his foggy day working the near shore AR's flounder fishing with little luck.  He began working his way home towards Shallotte Inlet.  When he got near the Shallotte Inlet sea buoy he was surprised by 15 cobia around his Carolina Skiff!  He zipped up towards the 460 and caught some pin fish fish and headed back to the sea buoy.  Sure enough the cobia were still hanging around.  William tossed a pin fish out on a flounder rig with a treble hook and after a couple of break offs he hooked up!  He battled for 20 minutes then boated the cobia.  Rube weighed it at the OIFC and it was 23.7 lbs.  Can you just imagine.?  On flounder gear!
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Pics from Friday's Trip" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/08/11
 

Capt. Jacob pretty well covered the action.  Thought I would add a couple of pics.  Stay tuned to our Youtube page for some great video of Dolphin and Marlin action live and in color.  Think there was some language on there that may be disturbing to some viewers but I will add anyway.  Just turn the sound off. ;-)


- Capt. Steele Park
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"Tubbs Inlet Action" | Get Busy | 05/07/11
 

I was at the helm of the OIFC until 1pm today.  That's when I joined Captain Jeff Beck and Richie Heywood aboard the OIFC/Talechaser for a little inshore action.  We hit Tubbs on a falling tide and immediately picked up 4 short flounder while trolling the docks.  Richie boated a 16" which we put in the live well in case we caught a few more keepers.

Richie had a creek he wanted to try on the backside of Tubbs.  We plained out the 17 ft skiff and skimmed over some VERY skinny water and made it to some deep holes.  We anchored and fan cast with mud minnows and Berkley Gulp 3" white shrimp.  I struck gold when I was hammered by a drum.  I lost it beside the boat when a knot gave way and the red fish escaped. GRR!  I wonder who tied that knot?

Richie and Jeff hit pay dirt with 2 other drum.  They were barely legal but we released them.  The tide began to rise and the bite stopped. We trolled our way out and picked up another short flounder.  In all (I think) we had 7 flounder and 3 red drum.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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" Stream Still Hot!!" | OIFC World Cat / Carolina Cat | 05/07/11
 

Capt. Steele Park and Capt. Chris Dew ran to the stream along with Capt. Brant and 1st mate Aaron Dew today.  Aboard with Steele and Chris were Jerry Pressley, his 7 yr. old son Jared (Lexington, N.C.), Mike Berrier (Lexington, N.C.), Dwayne Wood (Pleasant Garden, N.C.) and Jerry Prater of Advance, N.C.  They flew on instruments due to heavy fog, and dealt with sloppy sea conditions which only allowed them to make 21 knots but the inconveniences were worth it. as you can see in the pictures.
- Capt. Rickey Beck
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