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START 1) 45.60 - Clearly Hooked     2) 44.00 - Team Grip Flip     3) 43.05 - Fish Hard Gear     4) 43.00 - Outta Line     5) 42.10 - Reel Methods     6) 41.05 - Open Wide     7) 39.45 - Shockwave     8) 39.35 - Beeracuda     9) 37.80 - Conference Call     10) 37.30 - Wilm Auto/King Hunter     11) 37.10 - Karma Bites     12) 36.85 - Four Sons     13) 36.20 - Lil John/Reel em up     14) 36.00 - Sea P.A.     15) 35.50 - OIFC     16) 35.15 - O D Bank     17) 34.80 - Max'd Out     18) 34.55 - On Point     19) 34.35 - King Carnivore     20) 34.35 - All In/AM    FINISH

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"Redfish Tourney Woes" | OIFC | 05/27/14
 

I'm going to have to do a recap of the last couple days at another time.  I'm beat up, wet, tired and if that wasn't enough, the fish are being very uncooperative from what is normal down here. 

I've traveled 300+ miles in the last two days.  Still a lot of work to do before the tournament begins Thursday.  The weather is tough.  A low pressure system looks to be developing right on top of us. 

We've been to Venice, LA and now are back in Biloxi.  We caught some and saw some but not enough and not the right ones.  Everybody seems to be struggling but I'm sure they'll get found.  Standby for a more detailed report once I get myself put back together.


- Capt. Barrett McMullan
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"Gulf Stream frenzy" | | 05/27/14
 

The Gulf Stream provided the OIFC offshore boats with some action this weekend. Sean Morris and I set out for the MacMarlen hole on Sunday and we were rewarded upon arrival. Blackfin tuna were particularly abundant that day. When they weren't seen feeding on the surface they were hooked up to our green machine set way back. Mitch and Danielle Hodge, David Wilson and Allen Andrews did a fantastic job fighting the tuna and also some decent size Mahi. The Mahi action is still hot and heavy if you can find the right conditions and weed lines. These fish should bite through the end of this month and into the first couple weeks of June before they completely disperse inshore. Take advantage of the action while it's here! Capt. Derek Treffinger
- "Treffinger, Derek James"
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"Kings" | | 05/26/14
 

Capt Jeff Beck reports a lot of king action-Capt Rickey Sent from my iPhone
- Capt Papa D
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"King info update" | | 05/26/14
 

Team OIFC/Do Work says the kings are 10 miles in 50 ft of 73 degree water Sent from my iPhone
- Capt Papa D
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Capt. Rickey (Capt Papa D) 05/27/2014

The kings were at the Jungle. Capt. Jeff said they were very small but at least they are showing up.





"" | | 05/26/14
 

Just a recap of Sundays action on the World Cat. We departed Shallotte Inlet shortly after 6am and headed toward MacMarlen Ledge. When we got to 125 feet of water we deployed our lines and began trolling toward the Ledge. About 20 minutes into fishing we had our first mahi. As we continued to work the area, we came across a school of Blackfin in about 165 feet. The rest of the day was a period of calm followed by double and triple strikes of mahi and tuna. We ended the day by jigging in 170 feet of water and being rewarded with a nice grouper. Thanks to Gil Carol and the rest of his group in giving Ben and me a fun filled day on the OIFC World Cat.
- Chris Dew
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"Backwater Report" | Tiberias - 22' | 05/26/14
 

The backwater/inshore guys have been absent from reporting lately. I apologize as the schedule has been pretty tight lately. We have you guys to thank for that and we really appreciate the business. The skinny water has been a little slow at times. Plenty of small flounder hanging around to jiggle a line and some nice redfish that will eventually bend a rod. We have shuffled around this weekend in an attempt to find action. Spanish mackerel and sharks provided the best action on Sunday. Trolling 00 clarkspoons at 7mph around the inlet mouth between 18 to 25 feet of water should load the boat with Spanish mackerel. Drift a big menhaden on the bottom to find the sharks. Inside, the flounder are hitting mud minnows pretty good with only a few keepers in the mix. Plenty of peanut menhaden around the Ocean Isle Marina, but the flounder have not really warmed up to them for some reason. We had several good flounder bumps today on menhaden, but they would not fully commit to eating them. They will come around. The redfish finally cooperated today, crab chunks and menhaden were working good. The season is upon us and the fishing action should continue to heat up. See ya on the water!  


- Capt. Jacob Frick
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"Today's Action" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/26/14
 

Bon Newel of the "Black Dog"l reported there was pretty good action at the Same Ole Hole.  They went off shore looking for a blue marlin most of the afternoo.  He said the blue water was 78 degrees with lots of bait but no wahoo,  I apologize for not having your name in my phone Bob.  I do now :).

Then Sid Cauble reported he and his brother Jamey (Total Chaos) caught  2 nice kings Sunday.  They found bait west of the inlet.  They caught their kings on the top in  74 degree 80-90 ft deep water.  The big fish was 36.5 and the smaller king was 30.

The shark picture was taken today by Karen Jones, wife of "OIFC/Choice of Two" Eddy Jones as they fished aboard the "OIFC/Do Work" Contender today with their daughter Sidney & the Beck's minus Capt. Papa D.

><))))*>J

 

 


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Pogey Report" | | 05/25/14
 

Pogies were thick in 10ft deep water between the OIB water tower on the west end & the high rise. We floated the net on one throw. They were not flipping & no birds. Look for muddy balls of water Sent from my iPhone
- Capt Papa D
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Capt. Rickey Beck 05/25/2014

When you see Capt. Papa D, it is Me, Capt. Rickey doing a "real time" report. Camdyn and others call me Papa D.





"Today's Action" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/25/14
 

Brandon Sauls and Kyle Hughes took advantage of todays flat seas and ventured out in a bay boat.  Theier efforts were repayed with 2 cobia and some Jacks.

Meanwhile the Team OIFC/Do Work went shark fishing at the 460.  The pogies were thick between the OIB water tower on the west end and the high rise.  We found them in 10 feet deep water by locating a dirty spot on water and our side scan sonar.  Unlike yesterday there were no birds working. But one throw of a Capt. Brant's Custom Cast Net filled the bait well.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"" | | 05/25/14
 

First Mate Ben Morris joined me with Gil Carroll and friends aboard the World Cat for some Gulf Stream action. Here's a couple of photos of the action. Will post a full report when dockside. Mani and tuna today.
- Chris Dew
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"King Season" | Choice of Two / OIFC | 05/25/14
 

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Capt. Jeff of the OIFC/Do Work is throwing a Capt. Brant's Custom Pogey net I know Jeff is a big man, but this 62 yr old was throwing the same net today & floated it


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Happy Place" | OIFC | 05/25/14
 

I'm sitting here writing this report at my home away from home, my happy place, The Golden Nuggett in Biloxi, MS.  The influx of Memorial Day visitors sent me running for the high country!  It's been a busy a couple weeks.  Birth a baby- check; stock up the Wing & Fish Co with fish- check; survive Memorial Day Weekend madness- check.  I'm outta here!

I hate leaving OIB when the fishing and weather is so good but the second event in the HT Redfish Elite Series is this week out of Biloxi so it was time to head south.  I checked out of OIB this morning and met up with Gu Rube outside ATL.  We continued on and made it to Biloxi in time to eat dinner at Michael Patrick's bar and pay homage to our 74lb Kingzilla that resides at the bar.  Tomorrow begins prefishing.  Rube has been hearing my stories and had to get a first hand experience so he is on board for the prefishing.  Our plan is to leave out of Biloxi in the morning and then fish our way across to Venice.  We'll stay in Venice tomorrow night and fish from there on Tuesday.  Wednesday we'll come back across Mississippi sound and end up in Biloxi.  I'll be back on my own for the tournament which is Thursday and Friday. 

Oh boy, here we go again.  It's a process.  Got to find fish then got to find the right size fish.  One step at a time.

By the way, for you SKA guys reading this, I know I may be partial, but you guys are going to be pleasantly surprised with the transformation of the Golden Nugget.  This place has received an incredible makeover since we were here last.  It is now a true destination.  Several new restaurants, new design, new staff, new pool area.  This place is awesome. 


- Capt. Barrett McMullan
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"Great Day" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/24/14
 

A great job by one of our Brunswick County beauties Miss Jessica Hayes.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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Smitha732 05/25/2014

I truly appreciate this post. I've been looking everywhere for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You've made my day! Thank you again! afegegkebgcgddkb





"Pogy report" | | 05/23/14
 

Pogys thick 1/2 mile east of Shallotte inlet in 10 feet of water. We are headed to look for Kings and Cobia in 50-70 foot depth range Capt. Brant McMullan Ocean Isle Fishing Center
- "Capt. Brant McMullan"
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"Have a Safe Memorial Day Weekend" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/23/14
 

The picture below is OIFC Pro-Staff Member Brandon Sauls showing his respect for those who made the unlimate sacrifice protecting our freedom.

Reports state there have already been 14 deaths on N.C. waters so far this year.  This figure is equal to the total for last year.  All the evidence is not in but it is felt by officials alcohol was involved in many of these deaths.  PLEASE BE CAREFUL and remember not to drink and boat!

Stop by and say hello!!


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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"Prep" | | 05/22/14
 

Folks think that charter fishing is all fun and play but I can assure you there are no "off" days. Maintenance and prep of equipment is constant. A big job is the biannual bottom clean and paint and hull wax jobs. We are looking good now- and if you can't be good, look good is what I say! Capt. Brant McMullan Ocean Isle Fishing Center
- "Capt. Brant McMullan"
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"The one that got away" | Real-Time Update | 05/22/14
 

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- Dick Belk
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"The one that got away" | Real-Time Update | 05/22/14
 

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- Dick Belk
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"BIG COBIA" | | 05/22/14
 

Brian Vick sent me this email of a 74.6 pound Cobia-he writes "Hi. We caught this 73.4 pound cobia last week in front of ocean crest pier at oak island . I was wondering if you've heard of any bigger cobia caught yet this year?" I have not heard of bigger caught in this area for sure. But I know I would like to see one swim up to my boat. I have an idea where he might end up ! Nice job guys. This weekend will hopefully be a great weekend for Cobia. I know the OIFC boats will be on the hunt. Good luck to all. Capt. Brant McMullan www.OIFC.com (910) 575-3474 --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com
- "Capt. Brant McMullan"
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"Cobia" | Do Work / OIFC | 05/21/14
 

The pictures below and of some of the cobia Jim Bowen and crew hooked with on the 20th. They weighed 36#, 42# 48# abd whopping 52#  He also had some whopping sea bass.


- Capt. Rickey Beck
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Michael bochino 05/22/2014

Where did they catch the cobia? Nice catch. ! I am fishing out of little river and am looking to catch a cobia this weekend. North wind Saturday is good for my chances to head towards Sherman and the. 90s and or the Jim caudle reef. Any other spots in that triangle. ? Your fishing wisdom would be most appreciated captn rick. I have been out with you on more than one occasion.





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