Hard Charging the Weather!

Chad, Chris, and Martin were hard charging it today in the Nor’westerly Gale and bitter cold.  Chad just got back from “Panic en la Playa”, so he filled me in on the setlists and how nice the warm sunny weather felt in the Dominican Republic.  I sure...

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 about 6 fish all day, which is very unusual for this...

Good Winter Striper Fishing Today!

I had the privilege of fishing with customer/friend Chip Willimon today on his 18′ Egret (built in Washington and a fine boat).  We got on some nice fish early, caught a bunch of nice fish, went sightseeing and looking around for some other fish, and then...

Breaking Ice to “Waylay” some Stripers

MVI_4255 Carrying the spirit of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, who led an ill-fated 1914-17 expedition into Antarctica which would later turn into one of the all time best survival stories (highly recommend reading the book about his story called Endurance),...

Rockin on the Roanoke River in the Wind!

The wind was howling today but it didn’t stop the fish from biting.  We pounded out about 35 or so in less than ideal conditions.  The wind was blowing about 25 and the air temp was cold but the sun was shining.  Pete, Mike, and Mark had a great introduction to...