Tidelines: Notes from the Publisher’s desk

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Tidelines – March 22, 2018

Tidelines – March 22, 2018

When your charter business model relies heavily on helping anglers fill a cooler with a limit of speckled trout, then a trout closure until June 15 is bound to affect business. You would think that Capt. Ricky Kellum, the Speckled Specialist, would be a little bitter about the policy, since he’s seen a steep drop-off […]

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Tidelines – December 14, 2017

Tidelines – December 14, 2017

Though Capt. Thomas Wood, of Dancin’ Outlaw Charters out of the Morehead City waterfront, would rather this Tidelines focus on the wahoo, blackfins, and mahi we picked up on the troll during our annual fall/winter trip with him and his Mate Michael Tickle, my attention keeps going back to the hot triggerfish bite that started […]

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Tidelines – November 16, 2017

Tidelines – November 16, 2017

I’ve written before of the simple beauty and reward of drifting a live shrimp under a bobber, and once again it was Capt. Kyle Hughes, of Speckulator Inshore Fishing Charters out of Ocean Isle Beach, that provided one of those mornings of fishing Zen. If experience counts, then Kyle’s the right person for the job. […]

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Tidelines – October 26, 2017

Tidelines – October 26, 2017

Golf and strippers are often associated with Myrtle Beach, but Capt. David Cutler of Low Country Fishing Charters has been working hard for years to get the word “fish” added to the list. Those efforts this time of year are mostly centered on the big red drum that are migrating past the Brunswick County beaches […]

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Tidelines – October 12, 2017

Tidelines – October 12, 2017

Early proof that this wasn’t your typical head boat fishing trip was handed to me just after we broke plane of the Masonboro jetties in the form of a “Good Morning, Deer” breakfast burrito and a Bloody Mary. Proof wasn’t needed, of course, as this was the ninth year of the annual “Fish Post Day […]