Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Mid August Update
Shop has been extremely busy as has my charter services - tough keeping up.
I picked up Minn Kota Authorized Service Center a few weeks back and have been having a steadly flow of motor work coming in to work when not on charters. I aim to turn your motor out in 2 weeks with parts availablity not becoming an issue.
Charters have been stronger than I am used to and my new Key West 23 Bay...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/19/14
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Finally great weather appeared and presented us a good picture of what is turning on NOW. Bait everywhere and Big Drum eating the DOA fishing lures Popping Cork / Airhead Combo - Had Ralph, Tony and son Andy on 5 fish to boat all released healthy and then on to some slot action on DOA Deadly Combo. Great time had. Drum eating fresh mullet off the bottom too with numerous fish caught. Mullet...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/13/14
Big Drum Here
The switch has come on - Kayaks got Big Drum last night and Ed and my Michael (aka AnklEDeeP) has had a couple each this am - one 51 incher
Mullet orders starting now for bait fishers and DOA tackle and TFO/Daiwa gear in stock - call ahead for mullet
Also have my floating Drum Stix in to release them in the water and shoot pictures at that angle - great shots.
Still have openinhs for...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/05/14
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Awesome 2 Days with great Clients
Thanks to Goose Creek Marine for setting me up with my new 23 Key West Bay Reef! Would never have been able to do my last few trips with my old boat – what a different it makes.read full article
Slot and OVER slot drum has been the deal – and loads of them. Great rod bending fun that cant be beat.
I had my repeats and friends Kip and Elaine Anderson on board the 29th and we pounded our way down river but man...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 08/02/14
Monday, July 07, 2014
Crazy 4th July Schedule
I have been blessed with a load of great clients wanting to spend the day with me on their 4th July vacations.
Frank Brown had his partner and friends out with me and we worked hard to get a fishy smell on boat - did have one exciting top water bite when Gerald Benton snagged the 4 lb trout on a Storm Chug Bug.
Next day Shaun Hurley wouldnt take my advuce and reschedule - 4 foot in river...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 07/07/14
Thursday, June 26, 2014
DOA Lures Trip
Great time had again this year at River Palms Fish Camp for the Doa Fishing Lures Outdoor Writers Event. Huge thanks goes out to Mark Nichols and all his great staff for the invite and continued support of a great product. Great to see, fish and socialize with all the DOA Pro Guides and sponsors. No BIG fish for me this year but snook, trout, jack, and lady fish were eating. Need a guide in...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 06/26/14
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Windy Top Water Rock Afternoon
It was a blowing day on upper Neuse but managed to get the Duke Energy Company gurus ; Donald Broadhurst, Marty Dickey and Jay Golsch, a little rod bending. First charter too on my new 23 Key West and glad I had it! We fished the afternoon throwing top water along the stumpy shoreline and got each guy one with lots of blow ups and fish coming unpinned. Caught fish on the New Unfair Kures and...read full article
Posted by Capt. Dave on 06/10/14
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
June is Here
May is come and gone with some great fishing. Now on to Early summer.read full article
Fishing – The trout and drum along with flounder mixed in will continue to be our targeted catch while looking for the Big Drum opportunities early. I will be fishing Neuse River and Pamlico Sound shorelines until the Big Drum bite gets into full run, then concentrate solely on them. I will be doing mixed trips on my new 23...
Posted by Capt. Dave on 06/03/14