Thursday, November 20, 2014
Cold Weather Trout
This made it feel like the old days when I had many a citation fish coming in! Christopher Harper caught this exceptional trout on a Mirrolure – weighed in at 5.40 lbs – hope this is sign of more to come this year. read full article
My shop is loaded with all the DOA CAls, Mirrolures, TFO rods with Daiwa reels to help u get these guys.
Minn Kota issues – I am your man – Obtained Authorized Service Center...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 11/20/14
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The trout bite is heating up – gotta move around but find one u will find 2, 3, …….. And the size is great, lots of 16-mid 20s fish. Did a tagging trip solo and had a fairly slow day – 8 nice trout – tagging 6 and deep frying 2. Largest was the thick 22 inch that got tagged and released. I like eating the 16-18ers. Fishing DOA CALS and the Contentnea Creek hard plastics.read full article
Still room in my...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 11/13/14
Sunday, November 09, 2014
Early November Report
Had an excellent morning with Don and his son in law Sgt Blake of USMC. Started with am top water trout and ended up with numerous real nice trout up to 21 on subsurface hard plastics - biggest coming on Contentnea Creeks Custom lure
- Hope this is a sign to come for the fall with cooler temps. I have got a few dates open through December for anyone wanting to target these trout or hit...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 11/09/14
Saturday, November 01, 2014
November Charter Special
With the current Neuse River conditions I have decided to do a November Trip Special for a limited number of trips based on fishery status conditions up river.
I will do a 3-4 hour top water and jigging for rock in New Bern area and then take up and head down river or to Bay River in search of trout for an additional 3-4 hours - breaking for lunch or nap!
$500 special rate for a limited...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 11/01/14
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Late Oct Report
It has been a long few days – strong NW winds and low water.read full article
I had several great fun trips managing a few flounder, drum and trout.
Out with Bob and his sister Anne for a short trip on first windy day and managed to get a short drum for pictures. We had a blast with her ready to come back next summer.
Next it was the Johnson couple; Stanley and Joanna. Found a nice round of trout in the...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 10/29/14
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
My first day back on water with 6 days ahead to go. River is in bad shape but still fish around. Hopefully weather shifts will flush and bring fall fishing on strong.read full article
Out this morning scouting and did manage to find 1 hungry trout at 17 inch – then back out in afternoon and found 3 more hungry missing 1 large fish on sub surface and 2 on top water. Bob go t hi best ever with a 24 ½ calculated...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 10/21/14
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Mid Oct Update
OK – our fall sabbatical is over – let’s get to work!read full article
Drum season was off but we worked through it – rain and water quality kept most fish down river this year.
Now – trout and rock season is on and still have a water quality issue! Is any agency paying attentions? Rock bite of recent has been dead along with trout bite up river.
Some nice fish being caught down river including both trout...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 10/14/14
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Out on our first Ocean Prowler Big Game II kayak adventure in the creek - muddy water no fish but getting used to it - I put a 17lb Watersnake T motor on mine and it worked great allowing me extended trip distance but now will have to register it to continue use!
Speaking on Water Snake:
I have several SWDG4V80-54 and SWXB80-54 saltwater trolling motors in stock I need to move – regular...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 09/23/14
Friday, September 19, 2014
Bass Pro Saltwater Day
Make your plans today to be in Cary NC Sunday 28 Sept from 9-5 for Bass Pro Saltwater Day. I will be their doing seminars and tank exhibits of bait action/techniques of DOA Fishing Lures. I will be offering trout and rock charters for upcoming season at a 10% discount with a 50% deposit in cash or check and trip taken by December 15.
There will be other tables of groups and product personnel...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 09/19/14