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The Striper Bite Continues!

Here are some pics from this past weekend.  Stetson and Robbie had a great trip with a steady pick all day on Saturday. Robbie caught a full grown longnose gar……must have weighed 20+ pounds.  Charlie, Sid, and William pulled together … Continue reading

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Lower Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

The lower Roanoke River striper fishing has been nothing short of spectacular lately.  Mike and Matt got a good whack in on them this morning before the rain came.  Matt is visiting the area on his college spring break from … Continue reading

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EPIC Striper Fishing Today on the Lower Roanoke

The striper fishing just can’t get much better……………period!  I had 2 old Roanoke River veterans on the boat with me today…….Capt. Tom Hughes with High Water Mark Adventures and Capt. Karl “Red Duck” Helmkamp with Albemarle Outfitters/Fistful Sportfishing.  Come getcha … Continue reading

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Smoked Em Today on the Lower Roanoke River!

Today was the guide’s day off.  Sometimes I like to have all the fun myself.  Too bad nobody except my buddy Mike was there to share it.  He took the picture because he had plenty of time watching me get … Continue reading

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We left em biting in Weldon!

“As good as it gets” would be an appropriate way to describe the fishing in Weldon right now.  Despite the high, rising water, the fish have gathered for the spawn right where they should be.  When we left Sat. afternoon, … Continue reading

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Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

The striper fishing in Weldon has remained steady with 20-40 fish half day trips being the norm.  Occasionally we will beat that mark when the artificial bite really fires off.  We’ve been catching plenty of fish on fly, jigs, and … Continue reading

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Steady Striper Action on the Roanoke in Weldon

Sorry for the lack of posts lately.  I’ve been “roughing it” up at the hunting club in Halifax without internet, so my correspondence lately has been limited to my smart phone.  What a real bummer (not really). Well……..I can’t ask … Continue reading

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Leaving the Trout on the Pamlico for the Stripers in Weldon

I ventured out yesterday with a friend and we caught an easy 50 specs.  What a great bite.  It’s hard to leave it but we will be heading up to Weldon on Sunday to start our season Monday morning.  We … Continue reading

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NC’s Roanoke River Striper Fishery Featured in Coastal Angler Magazine’s Southestern U.S. Issue

Check out this article promoting North Carolina’s Roanoke River Spring Striper Fishery in Coastal Angler Magazine’s March Issue covering the entire Southeastern U.S.  Great publicity for North Carolina light tackle fishing! Click on the link below to a PDF of … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the upcoming Weldon Striper Fishing Season!

Open dates are becoming more scarce by the day for our spring striper fishing season in Weldon on the Roanoke River. If you want to go and get a date during the peak of the spawn, you better think about … Continue reading

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