|Hatteras Fever II holds on, wins Big Rock tournament
June 15 at 8:38 pm
Hatteras Fever II, a charterboat based in Hatteras, won the 55th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin tournament Saturday when it survived a wild final day that featured 30 blue marlin releases.
|Oregon Inlet charterboat releases blue marlin estimated at more than 1,000 pounds
June 13 at 9:49 am
A big catch on Sunday just a little north of the tournament boundary has competitors in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament salivating. Capt. Tom Krauss of the Hooker, an Oregon Inlet-based charterboat released a blue marlin estimated at 1,000 pounds or more.
|Hatteras Fever II bursts into Big Rock lead with 465.3-pound billfish
June 12 at 9:11 pm
Hatteras Fever II, captained by Buddy Hooper of Buxton, took the lead at the midway point of the 55th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament when it showed up at the scales Wednesday with a 465.3-pound blue marlin reeled in by Taylor Miller of Raleigh.
|Wise, Hobbs outfish field in Triangle Team final on Harris
June 12 at 11:40 am
Jesse Wise of Erwin and Terry Hobbs of McGee’s Crossroads beat 22 others teams that qualified for the June 8 CBS Quality Cards NC Triangle Area Team Bass spring mini-championship with an impressive 5-fish Shearon Harris limit that weighed 27.55 pounds.
|Lake Gaston bass in post-spawn mood, but topwaters are producing
June 11 at 8:19 pm
Largemouth bass currently are in a post-spawn period at Lake Gaston, and according to Lynn Harvell of Topwater Guide service, two distinct fishing patterns have emerged on the 20,000-acre impoundment.
|Late hookup gives Sensation early lead in Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
June 11 at 8:47 am
An afternoon hookup added drama to the start of the 55th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament as angler Trey Siner of Concord, reeled in a 423.8-pounder to give the Sensation the early lead
|Speckled trout bite great in waters around Manteo
June 10 at 8:06 am
Most fishermen don’t think of the Albemarle and Croatan Sounds as hotspots for speckled trout and red drum, but Richard Andrews of Tar-Pam Guide Service knows differently and is leading his clients to nice specks and reds to over-slot size, plus a few striped bass and flounder just for variety.
|Two NC bass pros will debut fishing show in July
June 07 at 9:48 pm
Two pro bass fishermen from North Carolina are set to debut the first 13 episodes of a North Carolina-based fishing show to be televised on The Pursuit Channel.
|Topwater fishing for bass, pumpkinseed is great at Lake Phelps
June 07 at 12:47 pm
Lake Phelps in Washington County may offer North Carolina’s best available topwater fishing for largemouth bass and pumpkinseed panfish.
|Hollingsworth, Flynn pick winning day in SHARE KMT
June 04 at 5:24 pm
Stan Hollingsworth and Stuart Flynn picked the correct day to fish in the June 1-2 SHARE King Mackerel Tournament out of Wrightsville Beach, choosing to fish on Saturday and bagging a 23.12-pound king that won the event.
|Preserve that special fish with gyotaku -- Japanese fish rubbing
May 31 at 8:36 pm
Gyotaku is Japanese for 'fish rubbing'. It is a simple and inexpensive yet beautiful project that can be used in place of taxidermy. It is a great way to memorialize special catches such as a child's first fish, a specific fishing trip, or even unique species of fish. It can also be performed several times in order to share the event with others.
|Suit against Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament over DQ'd fish settled out of court
May 30 at 1:17 pm
Almost three years after the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament disqualified the largest fish ever brought to its scales, a suit brought by the boat that caught that huge fish has been settled out of court.
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