Notes from the Publisher’s desk

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – March 23, 2017

Tidelines – March 23, 2017

Am I like you? Right now I’m more than ready to get some more fishing time in in 2017. I’m over the cold weather and craving time on the water. Sure I’ve been lucky enough to fit a couple of trips in since New Year’s, but it seems like only a couple and that’s not […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – Winter 2016 – 2017

Tidelines – Winter 2016 – 2017

There are plenty of guides and anglers catching speckled trout throughout the year, but I believe most of us wait for the approach of the winter months before putting a significant amount of effort into the species. At least that’s my approach with trout. When fishing off my own boat, I’m very predictable: soft plastic […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – November 17, 2016

Tidelines – November 17, 2016

There are a lot of signals that the holiday season is approaching, and one of the more fun indicators is the advent of a fast and furious speckled trout bite up and down our coast. This year seems to be a little different than the last few years, though, because instead of telling ourselves that […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – October 27, 2016

Tidelines – October 27, 2016

This year the North End and South End weigh stations were a tale of two cities. I’m referring to the two weigh stations that are located out on the 4wd access beaches and open around the clock for our annual Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge. Or I guess I could also pitch the theme as […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – October 13, 2016

Tidelines – October 13, 2016

My first plan for this issue’s Tidelines column was to talk about an annual wahoo trip with Capt. Thomas Wood and the charter boat Dancin’ Outlaw that operates out of the Morehead City waterfront. While this was our third year in a row fishing with Thomas, it somehow was only the first year we had […]