Notes from the Publisher’s desk

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – May 12, 2011

I’m still not ready to sell all of my spin tackle on E-Bay yet, but I have recently renewed a growing passion for saltwater fly fishing. Capt. Jon Huff, of Circle H Charters in Wrightsville Beach, started my fly fishing relationship last year with our season long series “The Road to Redfish.” I had never […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – April 28, 2011

Fisherman’s Post Newspaper has been around eight years and counting now. We started printing in the spring of 2003, and East Coast Sports in Surf City has been in our pages starting with that initial season. Doug (father) and Chris (son) Medlin, owners of East Coast, have been the anchor of the Topsail report since […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – April 14, 2011

One of the ongoing joys of working with Fisherman’s Post is spending a day on the water with guys like Capt. Ricky Kellum of Speckled Specialist Charters out of Jacksonville. Ricky took Max and I out one afternoon last week on a “searching” trip, as he hadn’t been on the water in several days and […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – March 31, 2011

Though temperatures are dropping into the high 30s at night as we push to get this March 31 issue to print, the last three weeks since our first issue of the year (the March 10 issue) brought clear signs of spring, with many 70-ish degree days, a couple of days in the 80s, and inshore […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – March 10, 2011

First the inane, and then the serious. As per the terms of the bet, I am noting in my first Tidelines column of the year that Fryingpantower.com (Zach Tilley, age 13) beat Fisherman’s Post (Eddie Hardgrove, middle aged) in a wing eating contest during the weekend of the Raleigh Bass and Saltwater Expo. Big Dave […]