Notes from the Publisher’s desk

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Tidelines – September 14, 2017

Tidelines – September 14, 2017

Sometimes catching fish isn’t about catching fish. Sometimes it’s more about confidence and character building, and the latter is what happened on an early Friday out of Oriental, NC. My morning with Capt. Jennings Rose, of North State Guide Service, gave me the opportunity to watch James, my middle child, grow as an angler, and […]

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Tidelines – August 31, 2017

Tidelines – August 31, 2017

“It can be like Jurassic Park out here,” said Cat as he finished putting out a well-calculated mix of teasers, dredges, flat lines, and rigger baits off the 51’ Carolina Sportfisherman. The trolling spread was out, and the air (and water) was full of possibility. We could hook a 1000 pound blue marlin, release a […]

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Tidelines – August 17, 2017

Tidelines – August 17, 2017

As my wife Leslie and I enjoyed morning coffee on our hotel room’s balcony, she focused mostly on the people below headed out for morning exercise on the Virginia Beach boardwalk, but I was looking out over the Atlantic Ocean and then down to the left to the opening of the Chesapeake Bay, noting the […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – August 3, 2017

Tidelines – August 3, 2017

“We’re going to anchor the boat off this one shoreline, and then we should catch puppy drum off the front of the boat and big red drum off the back,” said Capt. Grey Davis, of Hyde Guides out of Swanquarter, making everything sound simple as we idled out of the public boat ramp off Oyster […]

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Tidelines – July 20, 2017

Tidelines – July 20, 2017

The plan was that there was no plan, and that was a comfortable place to be since we were fishing with Capt. Chris Kimrey, of Mount Maker Charters out of Atlantic Beach/Morehead City. From king mackerel tournament fishing, to winter bluefinning, to chasing tarpon and big reds in the Pamlico/Neuse, to trout on the jetties, […]