Tidelines: Notes from the Publisher’s desk

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – September 1, 2011

Though the Fisherman’s Post office fared well throughout Hurricane Irene (only losing power for about 30-ish hours), and though all of our staff only suffered minor property damage (Eddie had a tree on his property fall lightly on a neighbor’s house, Max lost a sapling in the backyard, and I lost about a day and […]

 Gary Hurley

Tidelines – August 25, 2011

If the old saying is true, “A couple that catches big red drum together, stays together,” then my friend Capt. Charles Brown recently served as a great marriage counselor. Leslie, my wife of almost nine years, and I went up to Cedar Island (this trip was only about four days after I had been up […]

 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 […]

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