WORLD FAMOUS for SPORT FISHING, the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center presents 40 Vessels, most of which were built right here on The Outer Banks!
INSHORE FLEET REPORT (6 fv):COBIA - aggressive fish to fight and one of the best to eat
NEAR SHORE FLEET REPORT (7 fv): Amberjack, Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish
OFF SHORE FLEET REPORT (27 fv): Gad Zooks LIMITS of DOLPHIN, some YELLOWFIN TUNA * CITATIONS: white and blue marlin (catch & release) and gaffer Mahi Mahi dolphin
HEAD BOAT REPORT:Sails Monday > Saturday with minimum 10 passengers. We strongly reccommend that you purchase your tickets 2 days in advance - we have had several SELL OUT trips.
To REQUEST a Make Up Charter, submit online www.oregon-inlet.com To book your favorite private charter CALL TODAY 800-272-5199
"QUOTE WORTHY" "...All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean...We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea - whether it is to sail or to watch it - we are going back from whence we came." John F. Kennedy
Offshore-- Nice size dolphin, scattered yellowfin tuna and billfish. Inshore tailor bluefish and spanish mackerel.Cole Mobley from Williamston, NC got a citation for the sailfish he caught and released, John Atkins got a citation for the 35 pound dolphin he caught, Stanlet Godwin got a ciataionb for the 50 pound grouper he caught, William East got a citation for the blue marlin he caught and released, Alice Field got a citation for the white marlin she caught and released. Open boats all day trips caught speckled trout, cobias and released a variety of sharks.In the morning several cobias. In the afternoon one boat caught flounders including four nice keepers and triggerfish. Miss Oregon Inlet caught flounders and puffers. These blowfish (puffers) are not the Japanese version famous for their poison. They are interesting, very easy to prepare and very good to eat not dangerous at all.
We had a great day of fishing on all of the charters in spite of the heat. Offshore charters came home with good catches of yellowfin tuna, dolphin, a few wahoo and a blackfin tuna. There were releases of blue marlin, white marlin and sailfish. One of the charters stopped on the way in and caught some tilefish. Nearshore charters had good catches of bluefish and spanish mackerel. One of the nearshore boats had a 35 lb. red drum release. Inshore light tackle charters had another fantastic day of speckled trout fishing. Miss Oregon Inlet had catches of flounder and sea mullet. Makeup charters are available for offshore and nearshore charters if you don't have a full party of six. You can sign up on the web or come see us. Call us(800-272- 5199), come see us or book online and we can get you hooked up for a great day of fishing.
Summer has brought about warm air that has in turn warm water everywhere. Offshore lots of dolphin nice size bailers and a god many gaffer size. Yellowfin tuna not as numerous but good size. Billfish both white and blue marlin and sailfish. We are bound to see some grand slams . Some nice wahoos being caught. All the billfish have been released. Citations were applied for four blue marlin, one white marlin and a 71 pound yellowfin tuna. Inshore boats caught tailor bluefish and spanish mackerlel. Open boats had great speckled trout fishing (lots 0f keepers). A cobia was caught in the morning, four were caught in the afternoon. Miss Oregon inlet caught triggerfish, sea mullet and flounders.
OFF SHORE FLEET REPORT - Limits of DOLPHIN, WAHOO, and a good day of our local resident, the YELLOWFIN TUNA
CITATIONS: Seth (Andy) Anderson of Henrico, VA - Sailfish * William Rector of Chesapeake, VA - Sailfish * Samuel Adsit of Norfolk, VA - Sailfish * Kenneth Ward of Varney, WVA - Sailfish * Philip Achhammer-Canal Winchester, OH - Sailfish * Brian Bell of Suffolk, VA - Sailfish * Travis Zack Collins of Blacklick, OH - 57" WAHOO * William Ray of Nanty Glo, PA - 36 lb Dolphin * Wade Napier of Doswell VA - 40 lb Dolphin * Brandon Patterson of Bristow, VA - 36 lb Dolphin Travis Ward of Varney WV - Hammerhead shark CATCH AND RELEASE: Scott Gontarek of Chesapeake, Va - White Marlin * Dominic George of Nanty Glo, PA - White Marlin * Dennis Napier of Doswell, VA - White Marlin * Mark Huffines of Greensboro, NC - White Marlin * John Smith of Leesburg, VA- White Marlin
INSHORE FLEET REPORT - Triggers, Blues, COBIA, Spanish Mackerel, Sea Bass, Speckled Trout and Amberjack.
NEAR SHORE FLEET REPORT - Spanish Mackeerel, Blues, Triggerfish, Cobia and two 25 lb RED DRUM.
HEAD BOAT REPORT, the MISS OREGON INLET - always a delicious mixed bag of Triggers, FLOUNDER, Sea Bass, Blow Fish and Sea Robin.
The SPORT FISHING out of The Oregon Fishing Center is "HUGE", as Mr. Trump would say! Half day and full day trips are limited. To book YOUR Outer Banks Fishing Adventure CALL TODAY 800-272- 5199
There were all kinds of combinations offshore. The components consisted of yellowfin tuna, dolphin, wahoo, sailfsih, white marlin and one blue marlin. One wreck fishing expedition came home with a limit of tile fish and 6 black sea bass. Inshore boats caught spanish mackerel and tailor bluefish. One inshore boat caught triggerfish, sea bass and spanish mackerel on an all day trip. Two open boats caught cobias on all day trips. On half day trips there was good speckled trout fishing. Lots of undersize fish with some good size keepers. Miss Oregon Inlet caught grey trout and flounders in the morning, triggefish and croakers in the afternoon. It is good to see the grey trout (weakfish). They were so numerous up until a few years ago. Hopefully they are making a comeback. Citations today were issued to Emily Bailey for the sailfish she caught and released, Buddy King for the white marlin he caught and released, Tom Moss for the 42 pound wahoo he caught, Alec Guito for the white marlin he caught and released, Thomas Farquhar for the sailfish he caught and released Scott Dayton for the 10 pound tilefish he caught, Scott Pollock for the 10 pound tilefish he caught, Michael Heenehan for the sailfish he caught and released and Christopher Madea for the white marlin he caught and released. One of the cobias caught today weighed 58 pounds and another weighed 48 pounds.
Our Offshore fleet came back with Great catch and release of Billfish, good catches of Dolphin, scattered Yellowfin Tuna, and a few Wahoo. Our Nearshore and Inshore fleet came back with catches of bluefish and Amberjacks. Our Headboat the Miss Oregon Inlet came back with Tiggerfish, Sea Bass and Pigfish.
Typical offshore catches today consisted of limits or close to limits of dolphin and one or two yellwfin tunas. Exceptions were boats with all yellowfin tunas. The yellowfins were good size and there were gaffer sized dolphins amongst the school size fish. David Ritz from Pittsburg, Pa. got a citation for the sailfish he caught and released, Joseph McMahon from Netcong, NJ got a citatiopn for the white marlin he caught and released. Aaron Stitt from Indiana, Pa. got a citation for the 48 pound wahoo he caught.Inshore boats caught tailor bluefish and spanish mackerel. Open boats caught a variety of fish some caught speckled some caugt tailor bluefish, others caught and released sharks and there were combinaion of two or more species. Two of the open boats had cobias. Miss Oregon Inlet caught grey trout (weakfish), croakers and a mixture of other bottom fish. A citation sheepshead weighhing 10 pounds was brought to Oregon Inlet Fishing Center for verification and an official weight.
It was a great day today here at Oregon Inlet. Every boat in our fleet was out fishing. The offshore boats had excellent catches of dolphin, scattered yellowfin tuna and also a 47 lb. wahoo. One charter came back with a 201 lb. bigeye tuna. Also some billfish action, a sailfish and blue marlin were caught and released. Nearshore boats brought in lots of bluefish, spanish mackerel, trigger and spade fish and a 45 lb. red drum was caught and released. One nearshore boat had seabass, including one weighing 6 lbs. Inshore boats reported ample speckled trout catches.
Good size yellowfin tunas caught offshore. Several were 70 pounds and slightly over 70 pounds a peice. Tuna dominated the catches but some dolphin were caught as well. Citations were issued to Brent Robling and Bradley Eckley for the white marlin they caught and released. Sydney Robling got a citation for the 72 pound yellowfin tuna he caught. All are from Raleigh, NC. Ken Hill, from Youngsville, NC got a citation for the bluemarlin he caught and released. The bluemarlin was estimated to weigh around 550 to 600 pounds. Several wahoos were caught. Inshore boats had very good bottom fishing on triggerfish and black sea bass. Both these fish are very good eating. These triggerfish were big, one weighed three pounds. An amberjack was included in one of the catches. Open boats caught a lot of speckled trout. The speckled trout were numerous and good size up to 21 inches in length. There was a flyfishing expedition. They caught dolphin and spanish mackerel.
We had one boat go offshore today... landing 5 yellowfin tuna and 4 dolphin. Nearshore had a few blues, spanish mackeral. Inshore center console boats had great speckeled trout fishing. If your in the area please come down and watch them bring in the catches of the day, 3:30- 5:00pm.
There were very good catches of good size yellowfin tuna offshore and some good dolphin catches. The dolphin were average for size with some nice big gaffers included. Some blackfin tunas showing up.Three sailfish and a white marlin were caught and released. There were a lot of small yellowfin tunas released.Inshore boats had good bottom fishing for triggerfish, black sea bass and bluefish. Two open boats caught a variety of sharks mostly atlantic sharp noses. One open boat caught sea bass and triggerfish. One of the sea bass was a citation weighing 6 pounds. Miss Oregon Inlet caught triggerfish,flounders and sea mullet.
In Shore and Near Shore Fleets report a mixed bag of Spanish Mackerel, Sea Bass, Trigger Fish and Amberjacks. Somethin' yummy for the dinner table.
The Off Shore Fleet reports good catches of YELLOWFIN TUNA and Mahi Mahi (Dolphin) andCITATIONS GALORE!!!
The Ken Fortin party from Virginia Beach, Virginia hit a jack pot of fishin' fun with 3 WHITE MARLIN catch & release.
Michael Bryant conquered a 92 inch, 225 lb. Dusky Shark, which was released.
Samuel Fromille of Fallston, Maryland and Mark Huntley of Bel Air, Maryland caught and released a really nice SAILFISH
A 40 lb WAHOO was reeled in by Michael Fink of Boiling Spring, PA
Let's Hear One For The Girls, Andrea Gordon of Quinton, Virginia, a WHITE MARLIN (catch & release)
We had a mixed bag of fishing today! Our Offshore boys came back in with limits of Yellowfin Tuna and Dolphin, also a few Wahoo and White Marlin as well as a Blue Marlin. Our Nearshore and Inshore boys came back with good Speckled Trout fishing as well as a 35 pound Cobia.