wilmington nc Fishing Report 2024

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🌎 Country US
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April 19, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

"Just what we had hoped for!" reported Owner-Skipper Tommy Rothery aboard the Polaris Supreme November 26. "We had a really fun day on some of the bigger grade yellowfin. We landed nine fish over 100-pounds. Charlie got one at 213-pounds and Gunnar, one of our first timers, got the biggest one for the day that weighed in at 230 pounds. He did it all by himself from start to finish. And by the way, he is only eleven years old. He also landed another one that was well over 100 pounds. Our weather is fantastic. We are hoping for another fun day tomorrow."

April 18, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

2 days of searching was rewarded with a bottom of the 9th rally on good grade yellowtail. Flylined sardines on 25 lb is the most productive right now.

April 17, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

Absolutely a great day of fishing. From day light on we had excellent fishing on school grade yellowtail. Our weather is good and everyone is having a great time. We are off to look for tuna tomorrow. We celebrated with Alex Zarifis as he turned 80 today! Great way to spend your birthday. Thanks for checking in. Tommy and crew

April 16, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

Drew Henderson docked Polaris Supreme October 25 after a ten-day Bunker Memorial trip with 22 passengers. His anglers found some excellent yellowtail fishing, and big jacks swept the pot.

Bob Williams of San Diego fought his 41-pound yellow for 20 minutes before it came to gaff. He won first place for it and said he used a sardine on a 4/0 Mustad J-hook on 40-pound P-Line, with a Trinidad 30 reel and a Calstar 700 H rod.

Rick Bynum won second place for a 39.9-pound yellow, and Paul Kraft took third place for a 39.1-pounder. Paul's cousin Ed Kraft of Pt. Hueneme stood in with the group holding his 33-pound dorado.

April 15, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

GREAT TWO DAY TRIP!!! APOLLO scored 95 Yellowfin, 10 Dorado, 12 Yellows, & 19 Skippys for 17 passengers. Call now for your reservation at Fisherman's Landing @ (619)221-8500

April 14, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

Happy July 4th everyone.
    We started our morning off doing some bluefin watching.  It's like whale watching but instead of whales you watch bluefin.  In other words they didn't bite.  We got on one spot and they were practically smacking the side of the boat they were so close but they wanted nothing to do with us.  After a little bit of that and a kelp for some yellows and our first dorado of the year we started getting strikes on yellowfin.  It was pretty steady for 1 1/2 hours then shut down for 1 1/2 hours then started up again for 1 hour then went completely dead.  We went west because west is best.  After lunch things got interesting.  We started to see big schools of yellowfin and it didn't stop until dark.  As my grandma would say, "holy Toledo!".  Unfortunately they were not biting fish.  We would get stops for 2,1,1,2,4,1,1,2,2,3,3,3,1,2, like that.  But we stayed busy and worked  hard at it and scratched out a nice catch.  We had 40 tuna stops and averaged 2 per stop.  Now thats scratching.

    The weather was incredible.  As my grandma would say, "holy Toledo!".  Variable winds all day.  That means there wasn't enough wind to measure.  I think that's what it means anyway.  We're headed back in and will be docking at 7:15 in the am and we will be turning around on a 6 day.  I'll be your captain.  See you then.
                                

 

April 13, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

Hey everybody there  is 1 day  charter with spots available  on the voyager this saturday the 23rd!!! Leaving friday night at 9pm  This trip is a freelance trip and will go where the best fishing is available  either coastal or offshore. It is limited load to 16 passengers. The ticket price is $165.00!!!! contact Jodie at 858-220-1593. There is also a 2 day charter  on the 25th and 26th looking for 5 spots to be filled. 15 passengers the cost for this trip is $395.00 this includes meals! Please contact Dale Hackney at 909-342-3227 or Marcel Ross at 310-809-1622 for details. Last resort call Jodie at 858-220-1593. Last but not least there is a 2 day charter on August 2-3. Ultra limited load of 10 passengers!! The cost of this trip is $450.00 and includes the meals. Please contact Ron Mc Clain at 661-212-1245. Thank you to the chartermasters for absorbing the extra cost of the trips to keep the price low for your fellow anglers.   Jodie         

April 12, 2024 wilmington nc Fishing Report

The Scripps Ranch Old Pros offshore charter enjoyed plenty of cold beers and beautiful weather. We were able to land 16 yellowtail and 28 bonito.

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