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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

 

04-25-18

 

Well it looks like we are going to have nice weather for this coming weekend.  The winds are going to be light and the seas subsiding.  There have been good numbers of large 5 to 12 pound bluefish along the beaches and around the artificial reefs just off the beach.  There are already some Atlantic Bonito around the reefs as well.  There are still some old drum on the eastside of the Cape Lookout Shoals.  Offshore there are good numbers of blackfin and yellowfin tuna along with wahoo and dolphin.

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
 
♦ 04-26-18 ♦
 
Today: NW 5-10
4-6 ft
 
Friday : SW 10-15 increasing 15-20
4-6 ft
 
Sat:  W 5-10 SW
2-4 ft
 
Sun: N 10-15 becoming NE 5-10 
2-4 ft
 
Mon: NE 10-15 becoming W 5-10
2-3 ft.
 
 
TIDES
 
♦ 04-26-18
 
HIGH: 5:40 AM
          6:14 PM
 
  LOW: 11:59 AM
            ------- PM
  
 ♦ 04-27-18
 
HIGH:  6:33 AM
            7:03 PM 
   
LOW: 12:27 AM
         12:45 PM