Billy Thorpe

Hatteras – June 7, 2018

Hatteras – June 7, 2018

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that sea mullet and spot have been caught in good numbers by surf anglers fishing bloodworms or sand fleas. Pompano are biting well on the smaller bottom rigs and prefer sand fleas. Fishing the sloughs along the beach using Carolina-rigged mullet is a good setup for anglers seeking out some […]

 Billy Thorpe

Tournament – Reelin’ for Research Fishing Tournament

Tournament  – Reelin’ for Research Fishing Tournament

The fight against childhood cancer and the fight against big fish come together every year at the Reelin’ for Research Fishing Tournament, which in 2018 celebrated its tenth year. A portion of the proceeds from the tournament, held this year on April 28 in Morehead City, go to the Tony Montana Foundation at UNC Children’s […]

 Billy Thorpe

Tournament – Rob Tennille Masonboro Inlet Sportfishing Tournament

In 1988, local Wrightsville Beach angler Rob Tennille started a small fishing tournament that he called The Bearded Clam Classic. Over the years, the name of the tournament changed, as did the people running it, but the event remains a small, “almost invitational” affair that allows friends and family to get together on the last […]