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The Fins Ahead-”Temperatura” is everything!

Nearshore waters (think a few miles off all the way back to the sounds and estuaries) are not a highway for early travelers! Sure there are an occasional drum seen beachside and a bite here and there. As we get the right winds, fish will attempt to move into place. The real deal comes when our waters hit the higher temps and stabilize a bit. That is usually a wait and see on the moment thing. That is why we are on call as a business until we fill up (which we do).

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Blues are the first to nip it as the dogfish push northward. We begin to see those Spanish as well but not all of those come from the oceanside. Some days it is a sprint and some days it is a marathon! I have great Spring groups who want the toes in the sand and the sun on their backs. Windbreakers? Who cares! You are out of town and somewhere else!
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A whisper or two across the washboards can’t hurt. It is about going out, having a good time, and letting nature rule.Can you see this in your commute? Can you see it live in your office? Welcome to ours.
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Part of the beauty is that being on the banks we see one species and switch..

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Be the angler who adjusts to rain or shine (they were warriors!Adults would have cried but they have the inner youth. Embrace it on vacay)
and switch as the waters warm and the fish move! Larger fare do move through throughout the summer. There is no secret place as they migrate. If you have not seen the derby as you try to crunch that size fish into a time slot then welcome to the show.
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Big fish move miles in a day and picking a direction can be a coin toss. Casts are made, captains jostle for positions and feelings are hurt lol. The next day you reset and do it allll overrrr againnnn.
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Cobias, drum, and even the occasional exotic move as the heat sets in the summer thermal layers.
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Sometimes a face only a mother can love but on light tackle a whole different approach to be sure.
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We respect it all. We can release, keep, choose just enough for dinner, take photos for the record and put it back for another day.
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That is part of the joy as every day is different. Just remember there are some fish that are too big to keep (yes you read that correctly ) and as we acquaint you with the slots; we can show you how to enjoy each part of the trip. It is always fishing. Some days you get them and some days they show you why they have a brain!
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No matter what, bring your friends, your family, just the girls, just the guys; just take advantage of being here.
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I have had man’s & woman’s best friend aboard but you must speak with us prior. You do not want to stress him/her out as they are part of the family as well!
We do our best to meet a fish you may be looking for so get with us early to know what runs when, what the chances may be and know it is still a mighty big river with alot of room to hide!

We are looking forward to it this year. I am booking so best to call us on cell at 252 423 0039 cell/capt. Will to set your slot. We also have the same telemarketers you have so if your phone is blocked please leave a message! Apple also turns it off while driving and honestly with our traffic set up, I leave it that way so just give us five min. to get back to you.
1/2 DAYS, 3/4 DAYS, ALL DAY TRIPS, 3RD TRIP ONCE SLOTS ARE FULL

currently: the weather was great and today is like Washington state…rainy but dude, it is the beach!
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ps. Gingers welcome…you are always our people ;)

Viv McPherson



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