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FISHING REPORT - 2/30/18

THIS WAS A VERY DIFFERENT FISHING TRIP. WE BOATED MORE RED DRUM THAT WERE OVER 23" THAN KEEPERS. HOWEVER, WE MANAGED TO DRESS 6 NICE "REDS"-- ALL 18-20". ALL FISH CAUGHT ON A CAROLINA RIG W/FROZEN SHRIMP/MULLET. A NICE DAY-- OVERCAST AND A FEW BUGS.



FISHING REPORT - 12/7/18

WE HAD NOT BEEN FISHING FOR OVER 30 DAYS DUE TO THE POOR WEATHER AND LARGE TIDES. FRIDAY (PEARL HARBOR DAY) WE VENTURED OUT TO TEST OUR LUCK. THE ALMANAC CALLED FOR A POOR DAY FISHING AND THE TIDE WAS EXTRA HIGH.

WE (ELGIN, HOWARD AND I ) MANAGED TO BOAT 5 - RED DRUM ( ALL 18" +) AND 3 - 18" TROUT. CAUGHT THE FISH ON THE BOTTOM W/CAROLINA RIGS AND ON FLOATS. TWO 0F THE TROUT ON ARTIFICAL (TROUT BITES).

THE WEATHER WAS NICE (62 DEGREES)SUNNY AND VERY LITTLE WIND. IT WAS A FUN DAY FISHING WITH A NEAT GROUP OF GUYS!



FISHING REPORT - 10/29/18

THESE GUYS FISHED HARD. STRONG WINDS AND THE FISH HAD "LOCK JAW". WE MANAGED TO BOAT 3- RED DRUM MEASURING 17.5" EACH, 1 BLACK DRUM 17" AND A BLUE. THIS WAS A FUN/ENTERTAINING GROUP TO FISH WITH. I ENJOYED!!



HANNAN CHARTER - 10/14/18

THE HANNAN BROTHERS (MYLES/MIKE). WHAT A COMBINATION !!!! THE COMPETITION WAS STIFF. THEY MANAGED TO BOAT -- 6 RED DRUM, 2 BLACK DRUM AND SEVERAL "SKATE/PIN FISH". ONE BLACK DRUM MEASURED 22" AND ONE RED DRUM 21". HUGH FISH FRY THAT EVENING.

MY 1ST MATE (HOWARD) AND I HAD AN EXCITING AND FUN TRIP WITH "THE BROTHERS" !!!



JOSH/KENNY FISHING TRIP (9/22-28/18)

THIS WAS A GREAT GROUP !!

WHAT A GREAT WEEK OF FISHING WITH THESE TWO NORTH CAROLINA DOT SUPERVISORS. THEY MANAGED TO BOAT 9 - 21" RED DRUM, 5 - BLACK DRUM, AND 4 WHITING. THERE WERE 6 - RED DRUM AND 4 BLACK DRUM THROW BACKS --- TOO SMALL TO MAKE THE CUT.

EVEN THO CATCHING WAS SLOW, WE HAD A GREAT TIME AND WONDERFUL FELLOWSHIP.

PERHAPS NEXT VISIT ----- MORE CATCHING!! .


SUSAN BALL FISHING CHARTER – 8/8/18

THIS WAS A GREAT GROUP !!

A MOST SUCCESSFUL SHARK FISHING OUTING WITH “COOPER” (THE YOUNG ANGLER) WHO BROKE THE RECORD OF CATCHING 20 SHARKS ON THE “JOY NELL CHARTER BOAT”. COOPER STAYED “WITH IT” UNTIL HE CAUGHT # 21.

IT WAS A FUN TRIP WITH A LOT OF “CATCHING”!! ALSO , A PLEASANT DAY WITH NO BUGS. .


FISHING REPORT – 8/1/18

NEAT GROUP FROM OHIO VACATIONING ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND, 3 YOUNG PEOPLE (9-12 YEARS OLD) PLUS THEIR DADS. AVID FISHERMEN/WOMEN. CAUGHT ONE 19" BLACK DRUM (WHAT A STRUGGLE TO LAND THIS BIG FISH) ANOTHER 12 BLACK SEA BASS AND 6 "TODD FISH". A FUN DAY FOR ALL EXCEPT FOR GETTING SOAKED BY A THUNDER STORM AT THE BOAT LANDING.THEY WERE REAL "TROOPERS" !! .


FISHING REPORT – 6/9/18

MY NEPHEW AND HIS WIFE FROIM ATLANTA FISHING IN THE LOW COUNTRY . CATCHING WAS SCARCE BUT A FUN TIME ON THE WATER. WE MANAGED TO CATCH 7 SMALL BLACK DRUM -- ALL UNDER 14". PERHAPS BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME.. .


FISHING REPORT – 5/21/18

FISHING HAS BEEN SLOW BUT THIS DAY WE WERE ABLE TO PICK UP A FEW FISH. 2 - RED DRUM 23.5" EACH, 1 BLACK DRUM 19" AND A GAR. THIS IS THE FIRST GAR WE HAVE CAUGHT INSHORE. FISHING WAS FUN AND WE HAD A GREAT TIME. .


CHARLENE’S VISIT – 4/5/18

THE LAST THREE TRIPS – MY FISHING BUDDIES AND I HAVE “ZEROED OUT”. THEN THIS WEEK , GRAND AND GREAT GRAND CHILDREN TRIED OUR LUCK ON 4/4/18 (WEDNESDAY) --- NOTHING BUT “SKATES”.

THEN ,MY DAUGHTER, CHARLENE , DON W.AND I VENTURED OUT ON THURSDAY---- AND TO MY SURPRIZE WE FINALLY BOATED 3 NICE RED DRUM AND ONE SHEEPSHEAD ---- ALL FISH CAUGHT BY CHARLENE.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR MORE PRODUCTIVE FISHING/CATCHING DAYS IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

EVEN THOUGH FEW FISH WERE CAUGHT IT WAS A FUN TIME ON EACH TRIP. .


FISHING REPORT/BIRTHDAY PARTY

THE PARTY PLANNER (HOWARD) TURNED 78 AND BOB 84. WHAT A PARTY ON THE WATER PLUS CATCHING FISH. WE HAD ALL THE FRILLS -- (HATS, CAKE, BALLOONS) COULDN'T HAVE BEEN MORE FUN WITH MY FISHING BUDDIES. RELEASED A 24"RED CAUGHT BY DON WHILE WE WERE CELEBRATING. DRESSED 4 NICE SPOTS. CHILLY WEATHER BUT THE FELLOWSHIP WARMED EVERYONE. .


WILSON CHARTER – 2 /20/18

IT WAS A FUN TIME FISHING IN THE LOW COUNTRY WITH THE "WILSON"TEAM. ALL WERE FROM NY STATE ENJOYING THEIR WINTER BREAK FROM SCHOOL.

THE ALMANAC CALLED FOR A "POOR DAY FISHING", HOWEVER; THEY MANAGED TO BOAT 2 - 19" BLACK DRUM AND 5 NICE SIZE RED DRUM. LOST 2 BIG FISH. THE WEATHER WAS NICE AND THE FELLOWSHIP GREAT. UNTIL NEXT TIME -- TIGHT LINES!! .


FISHING REPORT – 2/11/18

Water temp 60 degrees—- almanac said - fair day fishing -and sure enough it was. Boated 6 “reds” -5 all “18” and one 24”. The weather and fellowship were great !! Awaiting another fun day fishing in the Low Country .


FISHING REPORT – 1/27/18

WE HAD “CABIN FEVER” SO IT WAS DECIDED TO GO FISHING. IT WAS AN OVERCAST DAY WITH PLEASANT TEMPERATURES. WE FISHED THE TIDE IN WITH FROZEN SHRIMP/MULLET ON A CAROLINA RIG. THREE FISH WERE CAUGHT --- 2 – SPOTS (19”) AND 1 – BLACK DRUM (18”). FISHING WAS S-L-O-W !!. RETURNED TO THE BOAT LAUNCH IN 3 HOURS. AWAITING ANOTHER DAY TO GO FISHING IN THE LOW COUNTRY.
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FISHING REPORT – 1/10/18

HOWARD AND I FINALLY FOUND A DECENT DAY TO FISH AFTER THE CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS. THE WEATHER WAS OVERCAST WITH A HINT OF RAIN – AIR TEMP HIGH 60’S—SURFACE WATER TEMP 49 DEGREES.

WE ARRIVED AT A SELECT “HONEY HOLE” , AND BEFORE HOWARD HAD ANCHORED THE BOAT, WE HAD A FISH ON. BOTTOM FISHING A CAROLINA RIG WITH FROZEN SHRIMP. WE MANAGED TO BOAT 8 NICE RED DRUM (SPOTS)---- DRESSING 6 .. WE WERE OUT OF THERE IN 2.5 HRS.

HAVE NOT BEEN FISHING SINCE --- TOO COLD --- LOOKING FOR SOME NICE DAYS NEXT WEEK.--- UNTIL THEN – “TIGHT LINES”


FISHING REPORT – 12/1/17

IT WAS AN OVERCAST DAY BUT WARM. WE FISHED THE TIDE OUT.WE CAUGHT FISH (TROUT ON ARTIFICAL)KEPT 4 --RELEASED 5. DON W. ALSO CAUGHT TWO NICE BLACK DRUM (15" AND 27")ON FROZEN SHRIMP. WE WERE BACK IN THE BOATYARD AFTER 4 HRS. FISHING.

ANOTHER GREAT DAY FISHING IN THE LOW COUNTRY WITH MY "FISHIN BUDDY" DON.


FISHING REPORT – 11/12/17

WHAT A DAY FISHING. STARTED OUT WITH A DRIZZLING RAIN AND THEN A BEAUTIFUL DAY. THE FISH WERE VERY COOPERATIVE --- DRESSED 11 TROUT AND 5 RED DRUM--- CAUGHT AND RELEASED ANOTHER 25 KEEPER FISH. LIVE SHRIMP ON THE BOTTOM AND ON A FLOAT. THE FISH WERE HUNGARY!!! A DAY TO REMEMBER.


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