Billy Thorpe

Tournament Report – Reelin’ For Research

Tournament Report – Reelin’ For Research

The 9th annual Reelin’ for Research offshore fishing tournament took place Saturday, April 29, and raised more than $517,000 for the UNC Children’s Hospital and childhood cancer research. With over 63 boats in the tournament, this year was one of the largest turnouts and boasted record breaking profits. The tournament was founded in 2009 in […]

 Billy Thorpe

Releases – May 11, 2017

Anglers can soon be recognized for releasing large bluefish. The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Saltwater Fishing Tournament, known commonly as the Citation Program, will add a bluefish release category beginning May 15. Anglers can receive a citation (certificate) for the release of a bluefish that measures 34 inches or longer. Currently, citations are given […]

 Billy Thorpe

North Myrtle – May 11, 2017

North Myrtle – May 11, 2017

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that the trout have been active and are hitting artificials like topwater plugs, MirrOlures, and Vudu and Gulp shrimp under a popping cork. Anglers should target ledges and drop-offs around the waterways, in depths of 5-13’. The rat reds are around, and anglers are connecting with fish in […]