Saturday, August 29, 2015
Busy Time Update
Quick update before I hit it again - another day on the water.
Have been sticking the Big Guys on DOA Popping Cork the past week - Hightower Invitational went great with one of my guys Lil Joe Poesy of California getting the big fish prize on my boat - 53" and helping break me down with a handle of Titos!
These guys are a hoot! I label them as the Bonaza Bunch - Haus (Big Joe) Lil Joe...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/29/15
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Mid AUgust Update
Drum season has set in but still needs major improvements. The bait is not as thick as we want and drum scattered at best but still providing some great excitement.read full article
Bait has taken the lead currently for hooking up on these beasts. Fresh Mullet and menhaden soaked on bottom on shoal ledges doing the best – skinny water working well now too.
DOA Popping corking is working also but having to...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/16/15
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Drum action was good this weekend - DOA Popping Cork and Fresh mullet on bottom. Weather made it tough though. Fresh Mullet has been a challenge too,
If you wanna get out and experience this action I have limited Aug dates and some September yet to fill.
Also - get with me by Wednesday evening for mullet orders - been hard to get at this point but will do my best to get the freshest mullet...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/09/15
Sunday, August 02, 2015
2015 Big Drum Season
Well. My Big Drum season has officially opened! Went 1 for 2 today (Saturday) with the Van Dyke family.read full article
Tom and family are an avid fishing family and fish all over the world but never caught any of these beast. He got first one measuring 41”. Second was with Tiana at the rod but hatefully came unpinned. Only one but it’s a start.
Friday we fished light tackle and as is all fishing – it was...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/02/15
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Big Drum Readiness Time
Got the shop stocked up with all your Big Drum needs.read full article
DOA Popping Cork rigs, VMC hooks, 50# leader, popping corks and DOA 5” Swim Baits (Airhead). Proven over 2 seasons to get it done!
Capt Owen Drum rigs, Chum, Menhaden Oil, and Fresh Mullet by order as always.
Large landing nets and floating measure sticks (Drum Stix)
Need outfits – well stocked with TFO 7’ rods to fit with Daiwa Lexa...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 07/22/15
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
I did a scout day yesterday in the wind - lovely SW winds! Ugh. Didnt mark any large pods of bait and a bit rough to see but plenty of mullets, small, in area.
Had my helper Jon with me hoping to get him on some fish, the dude is obcessed. Got into some flounder getting one thick 18 1/2 slab.
Things are getting a little better.
Big Drum trip schedule filling up - get in while u can and...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 07/21/15
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Top Water Action
Had the honor of carrying The South African gang out for some top water rock action. There was Johan and Lelani Wagner and the 2 kids Michael and Nadia. They had as much trouble understanding my lingo as I did theirs at times but we had fun! Nadia kept us entertained in between fish talking all the time and listening to music!!!!read full article
Low water didn’t deter the rock – each angler got in the...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 07/09/15
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Cape Fear Mega Tech
My new line of Cape Fear ( Made in NC) Mega Tech UV protection shirts with my design sublimated in by ICW Originals (New Bern NC) are here!
All MADE in USA/ MADE in NC!!
I have 2XL, XL, L in Mahi, Butter, White and Seafoam - $39.99 and tax.
Can ship cheap too.
Posted by Capt. Dave on 07/01/15
Me Day ON Neuse
I finally got a ME day. Needed to get out and get my sea legs straight and do a little R&D.read full article
Was intending on touring the sound but wind forecast stopped that even though I could have done am. Decided to go look in creeks for bait and found plenty of finger mullet, peanut menhaden and some shrimp.
Then I headed to one area to try live baiting flounder – something I haven’t done in years. Bang...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 07/01/15
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Slow Times on Neuse
Things have been tough of late – that’s why I haven’t been reporting – some fish around but damn toughest times I have seen in years.read full article
Shop is still open and booking up drum trips anticipating August and September. Let me know if I can help.
Truth is my story so stay tuned. I can run trips to beach for fun family days and a few Spanish if you like. See some porpoise, catch some rays and...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 06/23/15