Tournament Reports

 Sarah Gagliardo

Tournament Report – Dean’s Dream

Tournament Report – Dean’s Dream

The second annual Dean’s Dream Inshore Fishing Tournament, a fundraiser for melanoma research in honor of Dean Rivenbark, took place on the decks of Sear’s Landing on October 14-15, 2016. Anglers hit the waters surrounding Topsail Island in search of flounder, red drum, and speckled trout for a good cause. Team “Yeah Buoy!,” consisting of […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Tournament Report – Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge

Tournament Report – Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge

The 10th annual Fisherman’s Post Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge brought 450 anglers to the shores of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Fort Fisher in search of over $22,000 in prize money. Six categories of fish, along with an optional Red Drum TWT, provided fierce competition during 36 hours of around the clock fishing in […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Tournament Report -US Open KMT

Tournament Report -US Open KMT

The 2016 U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament took place Sept. 30-Oct. 1 out of Southport Marina. The 464 boats entered hit the water and dodged storms to bring in hefty king mackerel throughout the two days of fishing. This year’s big money-winning fish belonged to team “Screaming Reels,” and captain Terry Efrid, whose 40.20 lb. […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Tournament Report – Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge

Tournament Report – Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge

This past weekend marked the first annual Hatteras Island Surf Fishing Challenge. The event attracted 55 anglers that hit the beaches from Milo Beach down to Hatteras Inlet in search of spanish, sea mullet, flounder, bluefish, and red drum, and although no spanish were landed, the rest of the species cooperated. Stephen Perlot, of Kill […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Tournament Report – Carolina Redfish Series

Tournament Report – Carolina Redfish Series

Landing two fish for a total aggregate weight of 14.09 lbs., “Team Buffalo Wild Wings,” with Dave Bernstein and Todd Hanson, won the last event of the Carolina Redfish Series. Going into the event, Bernstein and Hanson decided to fish their usual areas around Newport River and Core Creek, and they felt fortunate to have […]