Guide Time Articles

 Gary Hurley

Guide Time – A Burst of White

Guide Time – A Burst of White

“Right..Now, hahahaha,” snarled Jonny Rotten’s voice from the speakers behind me as the opening chorus of “Anarchy in the UK” got underway. The white marlin separated from me by 75 yards of chartreuse monofilament was evidently a Sex Pistols fan as well, rebelling from the water with a splashy routine of leaps and greyhounds that […]

 Gary Hurley

Guide Time – Breaking out the Options

Guide Time – Breaking out the Options

There are any number of reasons to take your fall flounder fishing out in the ocean, but on our day with Capt. Justin Ragsdale of Breakday Charters out of Atlantic Beach, the recent heavy rains of Hurricane Joaquin were reason alone to head out Beaufort Inlet in search of something other than brown water. Though […]

 Gary Hurley

Guide Time – Stripes on Ice

Guide Time – Stripes on Ice

Striped, svelte, speedy, and stellar on the table (raw, cooked, and all points in between), what angler doesn’t love the wahoo? North Carolina boasts perhaps the most enviable wahoo fishery north of the Caribbean, and blue water anglers in the state land the stunning fish in every month of the year. Positioned at the southern […]

 Gary Hurley

Guide Time – Rockin’ the Roanoke

Guide Time – Rockin’ the Roanoke

Boat shows and fishing schools, and fishing schools and boat shows. While it may look like the staff of Fisherman’s Post doesn’t have much to do over the winter, this crew stays full tilt handing out papers and coordinating anglers and captains at convention centers from the coast to Greensboro over the first few months […]

 Gary Hurley

Guide Time – Trout in a Candy Store

Guide Time – Trout in a Candy Store

“What’s that…32?” I queried the anglers at the back of the boat as I swung the 13” speckled trout over the bay boat’s gunnel. “Nope, Wayne just had 32 and I had 33,” Fisherman’s Post Sales Manager Joshua Alexander corrected. “That’s 34.” The trout were flying in (and out) of Capt. Wayne Crisco’s boat faster […]