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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

 

11-20-17

 

 No change in the albie fishing. The cold front got here and boy did it turn the albacore fishing on.  We have ahd huge numbers of surface breaking albies, especially first thing in the mornings that will usually last for 1 to 2 hours. Then you have to get out and look for more birds and breaking albies.  Yesterday ,my client, Hugh Levine went 17 for 20 on breaking albies.  The average weight was around 10 lbs with a few larger fish thrown in.  It is looking like this years fly fishing for albies will urn right into and through most of December.  The speckled trout and red drum fishing is continuing to get better with the colder weather.  King mackerel fishing is still doing very well in the 60 to 70 ft of water.  There are still kings just along the beaches in the baitballs as well.

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
 
♦ 11-25-17 ♦
 
Today: NW 10-15 becoming W
2-3 ft.
 
Sun: N 15-20 diminishing 10-15
3-5 ft
 
Mon: N 5-10
2-3 ft
 
Tues: E 5-10 becoming SW
1-2 ft
 
Wed: N 5-10
2-3 ft.
 
 
TIDES
 
♦ 11-25-17
 
HIGH: ------- AM
         12:05 PM
 
  LOW: 5:38 AM
            6:41 PM
  
 ♦ 11-26-17
 
HIGH:  12:42 AM
            12:58 PM 
   
LOW: 6:36 AM
          7:30 PM