Gary Hurley

Tidelines – August 3, 2017

Tidelines – August 3, 2017

“We’re going to anchor the boat off this one shoreline, and then we should catch puppy drum off the front of the boat and big red drum off the back,” said Capt. Grey Davis, of Hyde Guides out of Swanquarter, making everything sound simple as we idled out of the public boat ramp off Oyster […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – June 8, 2017

Tidelines – June 8, 2017

In my role as Tournament Director of this past weekend’s 5th annual Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge, I had tried to plan and prepare for every detail and challenge that may arise over the tournament weekend, especially since we were going into the event with an almost brand new staff. I thought everyone was coached and […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – May 25, 2017

Tidelines – May 25, 2017

You may have a plan in your mind about how you want an upcoming fishing trip to play out, but when that day comes around you need to be able to modify or even replace those plans to better take advantage of the conditions that are present. And that’s exactly what Capt. Mitchell Blake, of […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – May 11, 2017

Tidelines – May 11, 2017

Hatteras offers less boat ride and more fishing time than anywhere on the North Carolina coast (the Gulf Stream’s a mere 20 miles out) and since the fleet’s recently been finding quality 20+ lb. class blackfins—amidst other catches such as yellowfins, mahi, and billfish—Fisherman’s Post put together a staff trip to go tuna fishing on […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – April 27, 2017

Tidelines – April 27, 2017

We were headed out of the precarious New River Inlet, opting to take the left route that hugs along the Onslow Beach shoreline before gently angling out beam to the breakers, when Capt. Mike Oppegaard, of Native Son Guide Fishing, let me know that he didn’t have any trolling rods or tackle on board. We […]

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