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Tar-Pam Guide Service provides daily fishing reports for the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina

More Winter Stripers and Looking Ahead to Weldon

The shad are not the only story from this past week.  The striper bite on the lower Roanoke has been very steady with 40-60 fish days being the norm.  Also, my Weldon openings are going fast, so make sure you … Continue reading

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The 2018 Shad Bite is On!

I took advantage of my days off today and yesterday and launched the Hickory Nut to check out the early shad bite.  Yesterday, I caught about 75 by myself.  Today, I took my little fishing buddy, Tripp, and we ended … Continue reading

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Winter Striper Report

Today, we had some really pretty fishing.  Jay and Lee had fun catching stripers on this windy day. We probably caught 70 fish today and some of them were really nice.   The winter striper fishing in our coastal rivers … Continue reading

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Shad Season is Fast Approaching

Shad season is rapidly approaching, as a few of the early, most dedicated shad fishermen have already landed some in our rivers. While historically much of my client base is interested in stripers in the March/early April timeframe, I have … Continue reading

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A Productive Week of Winter Fishing

Last week was an excellent week of fishing.  Just because I haven’t been posting daily reports doesn’t mean we haven’t been out on the water catching fish.  Staying on a good bite is my job, and if it’s there, we’re … Continue reading

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More Winter Stripers

I’ve been at the Carolina Outdoor Expo for the past 3 days.  Joe Albea put on a good one this year.  We saw some old friends and met some new ones.  Last week, striper fishing in the river was excellent … Continue reading

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Winter Striper Report

I hosted Lou and Pat on the river for two days and we caught well over 100 striper in the two days they were here.  When it’s right, it’s good.  I also hosted some avid young anglers who fished hard … Continue reading

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Winter Striper Report

We’ve had lots of challenges with the weather since Christmas.  It’s been a very unusual January.  Normally, January is very fishable and not too cold, but on many days, it’s simply been too cold to fish.  On the days that … Continue reading

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More Striper Pics

Here’s a few more pictures from some of our recent trips: Open days in Jan:  10-12, 22-23, 29  Let’s go fishing.  This cold snap won’t last long. 

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Carolina Outdoor Expo and Upcoming Open Dates

Mark you calendars for the Second Annual Carolina Outdoor Expo at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, NC.  The expo will start on Friday, Jan. 26 and run through Sunday, Jan. 28.  Some of the best guides in the business … Continue reading

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