Yesterday, we had the Backlash head offshore as well as the WaveRunner. Inshore, we had the High Hopes, Top Notch, and Capt. Cheryl. The Backlash ended up turning their trip into an overnighter and spent 2 full days offshore fishing. Today, they came back in with a great meat haul AND flying 16 White Marlin release flags! The WaveRunner came in from offshore flying 3 White Marlin release flags as well! Inshore, the High Hopes, Top Notch, and Capt. Cheryl all had great catches of Spanish Mackerel! The fishing offshore has continued to pick up and the numbers seem to keep getting better and better. Inshore, no thing has slowed down in the slightest and is just as good! C
After many days of high winds thanks to Florence, our guys were finally able to get back out on the water! Backlash fished offshore while Top Notch fished inshore! Backlash had a good day back out offshore Thursday 9.20.18, with Marlin and Dolphin! They also came back yesterday, 9.21, with a nice meat haul of Dolphin and Tuna, as well as 2 White Marlin Releases! Top Notch also did well returning to the docks after an inshore trip with Spanish Mackerel and False Albacore! We have had reports of some nice numbers of Marlin being caught offshore as well as nice catches inshore! There is still time to get out fishing this fall so give our office a call at (757)491-8000 to get a charter …
Day 2 of the F.W.M. Memorial Marlin Open is officially in the books! We had 12 fish today and the leader board was shaken up quite a bit. Our leaders are as follows: 1) Sea Trader – 5 White Marlin 2) Don’t Panic – 3 White Marlin, 1 Blue Marlin 3) Chasin’ Tail – 4 White Marlin Dolphin: 1) Backlash – 30.5# 2) Fender Bender – 15.5# One day left, good luck to all!
Backlash has fished offshore September 4-6. On 9/4 Capt. Steve caught 6 White Marlins and a 50 pound Dolphin!! Backlash had another great day offshore on 9/5 with a 45 pound and a 39 pound Dolphin, as well as a 30 pound Wahoo, and 4 White Marlin releases! The Rebel had a good few days offshore coming back with 4 White Marlin Releases, a Spearfish Release, and a nice haul of Dolphin! Wave Runner fished offshore 9/5 and returned to the docks with a nice haul of Dolphin! Inshore Top Notch fished 9/6 and caught some Spanish Mackerel as well as a citation sized King Mackerel!
Today was the first day of our 2018 F. Wayne McLeskey Jr. Memorial Marlin Open and 8 of the boats fished! The top 3 are as follows: 1. Reelin’ N’ Dealin’ – 3 White Marlin (on time) 2. Chasin’ Tail – 3 White Marlin 3. Victory Lap – 2 White Marlin Good luck to everyone tomorrow!
September 3, Backlash, Wave Runner, and Top Notch fished inshore while the Rebel fished offshore and had a great labor day! Offshore the Rebel came in with 3 White Marlin releases and a handful of Dolphin! Our inshore boats also did well, Top Notch came back with a nice 52 inch Cobia, and Spanish Mackerel! Backlash came in from their inshore trip with a nice catch of Spanish Mackerel.
August 2, Backlash, Rebel, Top Notch, and Wave Runner fished offshore, while Capt. Cheryl fished inshore. Our offshore boats had a great day Marlin fishing!! Backlash returned to the docks with 1 Blue Marlin, 7 White Marlin, and 2 Spearfish releases! Rebel also had a great day offshore coming back with 8 White Marlin releases and their limit of Tilefish! Capt. Russ on the Top Notch came in from offshore with 4 White Marlin and 2 Spearfish releases. Inshore Capt. Cheryl brought back a nice catch of Spanish Mackerel, and a Houndfish!
September 1, the High Hopes, Wave Runner, and Capt. Cheryl fished Inshore. Backlash and Top Notch fished Offshore. High Hopes fished off of the Sandbridge Beach area, and brought in a nice catch of Spanish Mackerel! Capt. Cheryl had a nice catch of Spanish Mackerel as well as a heart breaking, Kingfish, that just got away. Backlash came back with 6 White Marlin releases, and about 30 Dolphin! Top Notch had a great day offshore, coming back with a nice meat haul including, Dolphin and Tilefish
August 31, Capt. Cheryl, Top Notch, and Wave Runner fished inshore, and the Rebel and Backlash fished Offshore. Inshore the boats caught a nice load of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish, as well as a nice sized Kingfish brought in by the Wave Runner! The Backlash returned with 4 out of 5 White Marlin releases as well as a nice meat haul of Dolphin! The Rebel also fished offshore and came back with their limit of Dolphin as well as 2 Blue Marlin and 2 White Marlin releases!
On Thursday, August 30, the Rebel fished offshore, while the High Hopes and Top Notch fished inshore. The Rebel returned to the docks with a huge haul of Dolphin as well as releases for 3 out of 5 White Marlin! High Hopes brought back a nice Cobia along with some Spanish Mackerel & Bluefish! Top Notch had a great day inshore fishing for Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish!