Tidelines: Notes from the Publisher’s desk

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – August 18, 2011

The end of summer had me a little down in the mouth this past week, as I had to return to my other life (other job) where I am an English professor at Cape Fear Community College. After a week of meetings while facing the inevitable start of classes on August 15, I felt like […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – August 11, 2011

I’m a newspaper publisher and not a financial advisor, but it makes sense to me—in light of our country’s recent lowered credit rating—for everyone to invest $75 by entering this year’s NC Flatfish Championship (hosted by Fisherman’s Post Newspaper). Last year we paid out over $4,000 to the winner, and that’s got to be a […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – August 4, 2011

I spent this past weekend pursuing the “high risk/high reward” tarpon that travel into NC waters to spawn in the summer, but unfortunately for me the high risk was much more dominant than the high reward. I wasn’t alone, though. Of the 36 boats fishing in this year’s Oriental Rotary Tarpon Tournament, only six boats […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – July 28, 2011

Our most recent cover, the July 21 cover with Bob Arrington holding a “gator” speckled trout, has easily been our most talked about cover of the year. For one (and this is no secret to Bob), Bob is a rather large fellow. And when I say “rather large,” what I’m really saying is he’s massive. […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – July 21, 2011

Fisherman’s Post Newspaper’s expansion this year to cover the Neuse, Pamlico, and Outer Banks has created a new opportunity for me that I am very much looking forward to—participating in the Oriental Rotary Tarpon Tournament. The tournament isn’t new, as 2011 marks the 19th year of the event. And the tournament isn’t new to Fisherman’s […]