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Culled these 2 keeper fluke (summer flounder) out of the 10 I caught yesterday. Also homed, fought and brought to boatside 2 cow nose rays.
fishing report photo of Fluke photo taken on 7/21/2017 12:58:00 PM contributed by Skolmann

Catch Date: 07/21/2017 12:58 PM

Old Reliable
Yesterday took the boat out to run the last bit of water out of the tank. Low tide and 98 degrees with flat water. Nothing was biting but I couldn't get off the water with out feeling the tug of the line. I knew 1 fish who's never tired of taking a hook and that's the Croaker AKA Old Reliable. I personally don't like them but my neighbors do.
Croakers hit shrimp, squid, cut ,bait the bigger the size the better the fight.
fishing report photo of Croaker photo taken on 7/19/2017 1:55:00 PM contributed by william

Catch Date: 07/19/2017 13:55 PM

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AlgernonThere it is! I'll be trying my luck in this heat next weekend and the weekends after! Do you typically see a slow down in the heat of the summer?
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williamNope if any thing you can count on them. If you can hit a deep hole it will produce bigger ones. And if you like spots . the heat has made them show up earlier
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williamI would try Rudee inlet again that has deep pockets threw out the inlet. Plus the flounder are in there plenty.
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Large Mouth Bass #200
Thanks to Canuck I started logging my catches this year. This is LMB #200 on board my boat for 2017. She dropped by "My Office" for a quick photo op early this morning. Only a few have been larger and a lot have been smaller but all have been welcome. The ever trusty Whopper Plopper was skunked today although whacked hard a couple of times that only resulted in long distance releases. This heavy fattie was caught right on the bank with an dark orange flecked Senko. On hot mornings nice size bass hang right on the bank waiting for treats to drop off foliage. Senko barely got wet before setting the hook. Another great morning on the water.
fishing report photo of Bass, Largemouth photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by Tdawg
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The rapala strikes again
Have to give credit to the shad scented spray I shot on the rapala for enticing a catfish to bite.
I'll take whatever is biting as long as I don't get skunked!!
fishing report photo of Catfish photo taken on 7/15/2017 7:15:00 AM contributed by Bryan

Catch Date: 07/15/2017 7:15 AM

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Savannah's second time fishing
I took my little girl fishing, and "her" first catch was an eel! Now Daddy has bait...I'll have my boy rig this up for MTK.
fishing report photo of Eel photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by Shaka Antoine
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JimmyPLike to here stories like this. Just had little girl 2 months ago. So hope she enjoys fishing as much as i do.
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Shaka AntoineMy little girl has no choice fishing is in her blood...she must fish!
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Where's the Bass?
Pickerel and sunnies? Got bass?
fishing report photo of Pickerel, Chain photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by Sam Caramela
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JimmyI've had days like that but they still beat the skunk.
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williamThey put a good fight.
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Hello mamas and papas
A true sign that the sheepshead are about to bite are the small ones come in 1st. Then the adults slam you and if you can find a hole next to a bridge pilone you will have consist hits small and big. This one hit well I'm always one to share. The small black mussels you see growing or connected to structure. I'll post what the bait looks like and how to rig it later. Not paying attention this beauty almost snatched the pole out my hand.
fishing report photo of Sheepshead photo taken on 7/16/2017 2:43:00 PM contributed by william

Catch Date: 07/16/2017 14:43 PM

Waiting on the Mamas and Papas
Fishing yesterday in Nags head the NC Crew and the rest of the fishermen had to wait out the bad weather from 6am -9:30am before clearer skies. After the rain small sheepshead were hitting. But when fishing structures for sheepshead sand flees and fiddler crabs which are hard to find work best.
(Illegal to harvest them in Va.) So we waited on the momma and papas.
fishing report photo of Sheepshead photo taken on 7/16/2017 10:19:00 AM contributed by william

Catch Date: 07/16/2017 10:19 AM

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Not a total skunk
Even in a foreign country it's hard for a Capt. to bring charters back with out a single catch. This Capt. was no different. So he spent the last hour bottom fishing for snapper. Knowing me I understood the Law of fishing some times you do and some times you don't catch. So I was game to catch what ever. So while others pouted I grabbed a pole and starting catching. I was catching 3-4 lbs yellow tail snappers. On the way back to the dock I explained the shirt I had on its mission and handed out Stackfish Crew Member cards. I was in the DR from 7/8/17 -7/15/17
fishing report photo of Snapper, Yellowtail photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by william
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JimmyThanks for showing everyone how to Stackfish!
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williamThat's the #1 job of a Crew Member
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Warrant GYellow tail snappers are nice.......thanks for sharing
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AlgernonWhat a trip!
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Deep sea charter Punta Cana
Been a while since my last post. On vacation I couldn't pass up the opportunity to go fishing. Charter target was Mah and sail fish. Fishing 525 feet. Of water on a 48ft boat on good seas.
But it wasn't our day 3knock downs and no hook ups. Well that's fishing
fishing report photo of Other Species photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by william
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BryanI was wondering what had happened to you! I didn't see you posting anything. I thought you went off the grid!!
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williamDropped my phone oin the pool. I'm back and ready to post.
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Sunday evening tradition
Over the past few years my wife and I have made a Sunday evening tradition of bass fishing then grabbing a brew or two straight after. Always feels good to sit and relax and talk about the fish we catch, or most often didn't catch. Won't trade those Sunday evenings for the world.
fishing report photo of Bass, Largemouth photo taken on 7/16/2017 5:08:00 PM contributed by Algernon

Catch Date: 07/16/2017 17:08 PM

Canuck Net Cam 2
This little Chain Pickerel took on a White Whooper Plopper that was almost as big as him. 2nd one on the #netcam #bos-mon #wwp
fishing report photo of Pickerel, Chain photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by Canuck
Introducing the Canuck Net Cam
Today I set up my SJCAM to get these sort of action shots. This guy volunteered to be the first to get his photo taken as he entered the net. #bos-mon #bfsvs5 #netcam
fishing report photo of Bass, Smallmouth photo taken on 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM contributed by Canuck
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TdawgGreat action! How did you mount to the net?
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TerryBCool pic.
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CanuckI'll send a photo, it is easier to show you than explain.
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Gumby
This fish must have left his dentures at home lol. Never saw this before blue fish with no teeth.
fishing report photo of Bluefish photo taken on 5/22/2017 8:21:00 AM contributed by JimmyP

Catch Date: 05/22/2017 8:21 AM

Tips/Techniques:Super strike popper all white with the red dot

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JimmyNot a single tooth? That's really weird.
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Shaka AntoineWhat makes you feel like it had no teeth?
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JimmyPI just had never saw that in my life. I don't know it'd you've come across one without there teeth in your travels but this was def a first for myself. If you can zoom in on the pic you can clearly see that he all gums.
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Shaka AntoineBluefish teeth are "tucked" prity well behind their lips until they use them. Really big old blues sometimes dont have all of their teeth becaude they're old.
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Daily Lunker
After returning from the Salt Marsh Trail I launched #bos-mon on my local lake and soon boated this one, her slightly smaller sister and two Chain Pickerel, all on the same lure. The irony is I was after Trout using one of my favorite Trout lures, a Blue Fox Super Vibrax Silver size 5 #bfsvs5 At least now I know that it works on a variety of fish.
fishing report photo of Bass, Smallmouth photo taken on 7/8/2017 5:47:00 PM contributed by Canuck

Catch Date: 07/08/2017 17:47 PM

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Musical Mackerel
Out on the Salt Marsh Trail to celebrate the completion of 24,000 kms of Trans-Canada walking trails. They had a bagpiper, cake and local politicians speaking about it. I brought along my Mackerel rig for when the speeches got boring. (Which was right after they started). Even though the tide was falling, this frisky Mackerel hit the lure and put up a good fight to wash off the Skunk. Lucky for him he wasn't big enough to feed everyone so I threw him back. I could have got a better photo but for the fact that I don't have a third arm and I was balancing on rocks beside a roaring ebb tide current.
fishing report photo of Mackerel, Atlantic photo taken on 7/8/2017 10:57:00 AM contributed by Canuck

Catch Date: 07/08/2017 10:57 AM

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JimmyGood job avoiding the skunk Jed! Is the tide change up in Dartmouth near as dramatic as the Bay of Fundy?
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CanuckThe Tide change here is around 4 feet. It was ripping out through a narrow cut under a bridge that forms part of the trail. Just to the left of the picture was a 9 or 10 knot current.
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Vmc tried and tested
Gill ok this guy butt the vmc hooks held up to the challenge #thightlinesalways
fishing report photo of Bass, Striped photo taken on 7/10/2017 8:18:00 AM contributed by JimmyP

Catch Date: 07/10/2017 8:18 AM

Tips/Techniques:Gibbs little neck swimmer on slow roll just enough to keep tip of your rod pulsating

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Moster
This 42 inch gem tail slapped the plug out the water then slammed it whole process was crazy cool so cool i saw the whole thing #tightlinesalways #gearsscreamin
fishing report photo of Bass, Striped photo taken on 6/23/2017 7:12:00 AM contributed by JimmyP

Catch Date: 06/23/2017 7:12 AM

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JimmyGreat catch!
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JimmyP Ty great fight love the zing of the drag on those biggins
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Sunrise
Anywhere else in the world would be a crazy mornong with monster size bass thrashing on all types of bait fish and squid, but just the norm at the ccc we are truly blessed #capestrong #tightlinesalways #fishingisinmyblood#
fishing report photo of Bass, Striped photo taken on 7/10/2017 3:31:00 AM contributed by JimmyP

Catch Date: 07/10/2017 3:31 AM

In the fish
Good morning bite with this white super strike darter. Third was 2nd of 3 fish caught #linesstaythight #superstrike #vmc #pennlc7500 #lamiglasprosurf #canalrat
fishing report photo of Bass, Striped photo taken on 6/23/2017 1:04:00 AM contributed by JimmyP

Catch Date: 06/23/2017 1:04 AM

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