Notes from the Publisher’s desk

 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 […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – April 13, 2017

Tidelines – April 13, 2017

“It should be easier to catch a legal-sized sea bass” is a thought that has been uttered by many of us. A minimum size limit of 13” basically guarantees that most of these tasty bottom fish you bring up will be 12-12.5” long. However, “it should be easier to catch a legal-sized sea bass” took […]