FISHING REPORT 08-20-16
It definitely was a good day for Billfish catch and releases. Either the recent full moon or maybe it was that lucky water spout!! The Offshore charters caught and released over 40 billfish total. The boats caught a variety of White Marlin, Blue Marlin and Sailfish. Congratulations to the following anglers: White Marlins were caught by Quynh Phuong, Robert Kennedy, Clay Cooper, John Brooks Jr, Damitru Enciu, Sorin Mihalcea, Landon Copeland, Matthew Dixon, Charles Rodgers, Kham Xayachack, Justin Dotson, Kevin Lorey (who also caught a Sailfish), Christopher Kurz, Robert Kurz and Jerry Murphy Jr. Sailfish were caught by Angela Heilig, Kacie Hunt, Matthew Shields, Grant Crutchley, Clay Cooper, Stephen Crutchley, Christopher Kurz and Tom Xaylachack. Blue Marlin catch and releases were by Salih Eryaz, Christopher Kurz and Grant Crutchley. The Offshore boats also saw Dolphin action along with limits of Tilefish. We had a Citation Tilefish caught by Matt Hobbs! Congratulations! The Near Shore charters had a great day fishing. They brought in some nice Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel and Albacore. The In Shore charters caught a good number of nice Speckled Trout and had a few Citation Red Drum catch and releases. Congratulations to Sian Jones and Rawles Jones on their Citation Red Drum releases! The Miss Oregon Inlet caught a plenty Croaker as well as Trout, Bluefish, Sea Mullet, Sea Bass, Pig Fish, Pin Fish and Puffers. To book any of our charters, just give us a call at 1-800-272-5199 or you can book online at oregon-inlet.com. To book The Miss Oregon Inlet go online at missoregoninlet.com. Come visit us here at the Fishing Center, down Rt. 12 South towards Hatteras. We are stocked full with souvenirs, T-Shirts and fishing gear. Happy Fishing! Sorry for the lack of pictures, we had computer problems.