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Capt. Joe Shute
 
Capt Joe has been navigating these waters ever since 1985, allowing him to provide a great fishing experience for you and your crew. Retiring from over 21 yrs as a retail bait and tackle owner, Capt Joe continues to run his fly fishing store (since 1996), his charter boat guide service (since 1987), and manufactures offshore sportfishing lures. Check out the links we have below for more information.  

 

FISHING REPORT

 

05-16-18

 

Well we had a good day fishing yesterday.  All the lagre Spanish mackerel you cared to cast or troll to early in the morning  at Beaufort Inlet on the incoming tide.  Looked for bait first thing for cobia fishing with no luck.  Set up with bait left over from day before that got us a 42 inch cobia that we tagged and released Monday.  Nothing but large sharks on the bottom, but kept us busy.  Started looking for cobia when the sun came out and got very lucky and found a pod of menhaden and there was a cobia in it.  We caught a 39 lb cobia using a white bucktail.  Saw one other free swimming but it was traveling too fast to get back on it.  Yesterday boats fishing offshore had good catches of gaffer dolphin, blackfin and yelowfin tuna and wahoo.

5-15-18 Trip with CJ. Caught his largest cobia sight fishing today.
5-2-18 Amy Dahm with her biggest bluefish
Davew O'Connell with fat albie caught with bait ball under the boat.
one of 17 yesterday
Yesterday was the first of 3 days fishing with Hugh Levin. Excellent fishing yesterday.
Ben Scoggins caught a 8 lb albie on his first cast and this 15 lber on his second cast.
Geoff durst, Mike and Matt Beckett with one of 11 triples
Oleta Webb and Jim Vogal Project Healing Waters
Carmen Lane with her first albacore for Project Healing Waters
Oooops! The man in the brown suit won this one!
Joint effort after broken rod. One reeled one held the rod!
10-12-17 Ted Napierkowski with his first albie of the day
10-12-17 Stan Napierkowsi with first albie of the day
9-21-17 Bob Baldwin with his first old drum 47"
04-11-17 Plendy of large 10 to 15 lb bluefish around for light tackle and fly.
Nice striped Marlin on fly. Unfortuantely chafed off after 10 minutes
20 lb albacore 11-12-16
Nice Tiger shark caught by Carl Setzer Thursday at Cape Lookout!
WIND AND SEA REPORT
 
♦ 05-21-18 ♦
 
Today: SW 10-15
3-5 ft
 
Tues: SW 10-15
2-4 ft
 
Wed: SW 10-15
2-4 ft
 
Thurs: N 10-15 becoming E 5-10
2-4 ft
 
Friday: SE 5-10
2-3 ft.
 
 
TIDES
 
♦ 05-21-18
 
HIGH: 1:08 AM
           1:49 PM
 
  LOW: 6:45 AM
             6:37 PM
  
 ♦ 05-22-18
 
HIGH:  2:11 AM
              2:58 PM 
   
LOW: 8:46 AM
          8:59 PM