Tournament Reports

 Sarah Gagliardo

Tournament Report – Riley Rods Redfish Shootout

Despite a cloudy, overcast day around Topsail on November 12, Mike Oppegaard and Eric Luke brought two winning fish to the scales, totaling 12.0 lbs., and they took the win in the final event of the year in the Riley Rods Redfish Shootout Series. Both Oppegaard and Luke pre-fished days prior, and they mostly just […]

 Fish Post

Tournament Report – Topsail Fall Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge

Anglers battled gusty winds and choppy surf along the beaches and piers of Topsail Island the weekend of November 4-6, 2016 in the Fisherman’s Post Topsail Fall Surf & Pier Challenge. Anglers competed in four categories in both the surf and pier divisions, with optional (and separate) Red Drum Calcuttas. Todd Andrews, of Hampstead, took […]

 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. […]