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Roanoke River Winter Striper Fishing Report

After a hiatus due to the really fowl weather we’ve had over the last couple of weeks, we hit the river again on Monday.  Jim and the boys from Albemarle had a tough time in some tough conditions.  We managed … 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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May 12 (afternoon) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

Well………the 2012 season ended with a bang with my friend Craig Holt on the boat.  Craig is a freelance writer whose articles are often prevalent in N.C. Sportsman Magazine as well as N.C. Game and Fish and other publications.  He … Continue reading

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May 12 (morning) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report

You know the words to that song…………”Splish Splash I was taking a bath”………..in the Roanoke River.  That’s what Grant O’Neal was singing to himself after he was hoisted up on the dock after trying to see what a striper’s life … Continue reading

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May 11 (afternoon) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report in Weldon

James and Eric got a great introduction to the Roanoke River striper fishery as they pretty much caught fish most of the time they were on the boat.  The bite was steady all afternoon and the evening bite culminated with … Continue reading

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May 11 (morning) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report in Weldon

John and Brice got their fill on some spring fishing this morning.  They are easy going and laid back…………just like me, so we got along great………..a dream crew for a guide.  They were good at jigging and caught quite a … Continue reading

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May 10th (afternoon) Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report in Weldon

Today’s fishing proved the best bite of the season. I didn’t have much time to snap pictures because I don’t think I ever stopped keeping these boys hooked up. Big Rob and Elton sure were two lucky anglers.  Rob’s son … Continue reading

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May 9th Roanoke River Striper Fishing Report in Weldon

My buddy Phil Burris and his 4 year old son Hutton had an excellent morning of striper fishing.  We were pushed off the river by some inclement weather but managed to get plenty of good fishing in by lunchtime.  Hutton … Continue reading

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