Tidelines: Notes from the Publisher’s desk

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Tidelines – July 2, 2020

Tidelines – July 2, 2020

If you find yourself in this crazy world craving anything that seems relatively normal, then you’re like me when I arranged for me and my boys to go spanish mackerel fishing, like we do every year, on Father’s Day morning. For the last so many years, the Spanish Mackerel Open has fallen on Father’s Day […]

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Tidelines – March 19, 2020

Tidelines – March 19, 2020

With how quickly everyone’s reality is changing daily, a day on the water targeting stripers and shad with Capt. Gary Dubiel, of Spec Fever Guide Service out of New Bern and Oriental, was just the right kind of healthy activity to help feel a sense of normalcy. John Metzger and I met Dubiel at the […]

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Tidelines – Winter 2019-2020

Tidelines – Winter 2019-2020

Even though Capt. Ray Brittain, of Spring Tide Guide Service out of the Topsail/Sneads Ferry area, had been posting 100-fish, half day trip photos of 17-20+” trout on Facebook for over a week prior to our morning together, I didn’t blink when he called the night before to let me know we would be going […]

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Tidelines – November 14, 2019

Tidelines – November 14, 2019

Capt. Dave Gardner and the head boat Vonda Kay now have a new home at the Carolina Beach docks, recently moving from the Motts Channel Seafood docks, and while that wasn’t the only change for this year’s Fish Post Day on the Vonda Kay (the trip went as planned on the first attempt at a […]

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Tidelines – October 24, 2019

Tidelines – October 24, 2019

If Plan A doesn’t work out, you want a captain that has a Plan B. Then if Plan B doesn’t work out, you really want a captain with a Plan C, and a successful Plan C is what Capt. Kaleb Frink, of Angry Pelican Charters out of Southport, thankfully delivered when this year’s finicky citation […]

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