Topsail & Surf City Outdoors-Fishing Report 10-26-09

October 26th, 2009 by Gillwetter Press | Comments Off

Hi folks Capt. David here with this weeks outdoors report. The Spots are here and the Specks are too. Some nice Flounder are still around as well. Reds are everywhere from the surf to the backwater creeks and are hungry! Everything is biting now folks so it’s the time to go fishing. Blues are in the sound and surf and will hit anything. Gray trout are biting too. Surf or sound you can’t go wrong. The inlets are hot and some nice Reds and Specks can be caught around the Dredge dock on the south end. The north end of Lea Island is hot with some 20-30 pound Reds being caught in the surf. The water temps are cooling off and all the fish are trying to fatten up for the winter, so it really doesn’t matter if it’s cut bait, live bait, or artificials, they will hit it!

Offshore the bottom fishing is still good with Black bass and grouper on the rockpiles and ledges. Kings are still in the 20 mile range but that don’t mean you can’t catch one closer in. Look for the bait and you will fish. Spanish are still around and some False Albacore are in the area. Watch for diving birds and bait crashing. Be careful when you go out because of these fast moving fronts we get this time of the year. The weather can turn in a short time.

Last weekend I fished in the Red-Trout for Cystic Fibrosis tournament out of Figure Eight Yacht Club and guided two anglers for two days of the hardest fishing weather one could dream up! Windy, cold, cloudy, rainy, and unusually high tides made for rough condition but we managed to catch a few fish and won the largest redfish catagory. If you don’t know about this tournament it’s part of the Mercury Redbone Series. It’s all catch and release, 100% charity for the benefit of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The money raised goes to find the cure for this ailment that affects children and young adults. Special thanks to the manager and staff at Figure Eight Yacht Club for their hospitality and use of their facilities.

Hunting season is in and I’m a happy boy! Duck season comes in on Nov 14th-Dec 5th, then from Dec 19th-Jan 30th. Black Ducks are out till Dec 1st. Deer gun season is in and I finally tagged one. It was a 21/2 year old cull buck. He had a long spike on one side and 3 points on the other. I saw the same deer last year and he had the same rack, only smaller. If you are trying to manage for better bucks,you have to take the culls and leave the small basket racks to get older and become a trophy. I’ve got to where I will pass on a buck if he has potential, But I will take a mature doe in a second. Well thats it for this week so be safe and take a kid with you!

Capt. David
Headhunter Outdoors
(910) 329-0818

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Capt. David with Red-Trout Trophies for biggest Redfish in recent Cystic Fibrosis tournament.

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Topsail & Surf City Outdoors-Fishing Report 10-6-09

October 6th, 2009 by Gillwetter Press | Comments Off

Hi folks, . David here with this weeks outdoors report. The spots have been running with good catchs coming from the piers and sound. Lots of blues are around and the Spanish are thick. The best bite on the Spanish is early morning. Trolling a Clark Spoon on a small planer will work every time! The Flounder bite has slowed down a little but it’s probably due to all the rain water draining into the sound. Some nice Gray trout are just off the beaches and specks are starting to bite as well. The swing bridge in the early morning or at night is a good place to look for the Specks and the creeks off the New River are loaded. Reds are everywhere from the surf to the sounds and are hungry. The inlet bars are godd as is about any creek mouth and oyster bar. Live finger mullet on a Carolina rig will work and if you are good, Topwater redfish are a blast. Top dog’s, Zaraspook’s, or any other walk the dog type lure will work.
 Kings are everywher from the beach on out and the bottom fishing is hot too! Snapper, Grouper, Gray trout, Flounder and Sharks are all possible. Pick a nice day and lay out of work! Go fishin’ folks. It’s fall, there is a little nip in the air, the fishing is good and hunting season is in. It don’t get any better than that!

 Deer season is in,Muzzle loader season comes in on the 10th and Gun season is in on the 17th. Folks the dogs will be running soon and the hunters will be afield! Some folks might not understand the history behind hound hunting but it’s the only way you can control the deer populations in some area’s. Starvation from over-population is not a healthy for the wildlife. If a hunting dog wanders up please call the phone number on the collar and the owner will pick them up. They may look skinny and bony but how many marathon runners ain’t as skinny as a rail! Well I got to finish packing to go to the mountains on a hunting trip. Maybe I will get lucky!

Well thats it for this week, so remember, be safe and take a kid with you!

Capt. David
Headhunter Outdoors
(910) 329-0818

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