Bogue Inlet USACE July 2021 Survey

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Connecting Channel Connector – https://eft.usace.army.mil/saw-nav/INLETS/BOGUE/Bogue_Inlet_Inside.pdf Ocean Outer Bar/Bogue Inlet Ocean Bar – https://eft.usace.army.mil/saw-nav/INLETS/BOGUE/Bogue_Inlet_OB.pdf

Self Releasing Hooks

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    https://ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/hooklinescience/2021/06/21/can-self-releasing-hooks-minimize-fish-injuries-during-catch-and-release/ https://afspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/fsh.10608

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for June 2021

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for June 2021 Surf and sound temps for June were flat early in the month then rose rapidly late in the month to unusually high temps. Surf had a 11-degree range whereas the sound was 15-degrees. Surf at Bogue Pier had a Low of 72°, high of 83° (11° difference) with… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for May 2021

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for May2021 Surf and sound temps for May again were on a roller coaster with wide and wild fluctuations especially early in the month, followed by steady increases later in the month followed by a serious cold snap and drop in temps. Surf had a 11-degree range whereas the sound was… Read more »

Catch and Release

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Ethical Catch and Release practices for the modern fisherman Recommended Catch and Release Practices High quality sport fishing is enhanced by anglers who choose to practice catch-and-release and proper handling practices. We help do this by harvesting only those fish you will use, and releasing the rest of our catch unharmed in the best possible… Read more »

Fun with fish ID

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Triple Tail caught at Bogue PierLive Ribbon Fish on Clark Spoon         Ribbonfish (Cutlass fish) Smooth Puffer/Rabbit Fish Atlantic MoonfishNorthern Puffer Sea Robin Sheepshead Spade fish Stargazer Atlantic bumper Puffed up puffer Burr Fish Banded Drum Palometa Lookdown Fish HoundfishOyster Toadfish Bonefish Remora: Not a juvenile cobia Remora’s sucker on top of… Read more »

Date of first Mullet Blow in EI 1999-2020

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Year Surf Temp 9/1/1999 81 9/6/2000 79 8/25/2001 82 9/1/2002 82 9/6/2003 82 8/24/2004 80 8/26/2005 84 9/2/2006 80 8/29/2007 85 9/1/2008 81 9/1/2009 78 8/28/2010 82 9/2/2011 79 8/25/2012 80 8/25/2013 77 8/26/2014 80 8/25/2015 84 8/30/2016 82 8/27/2017 79 8/26/2018 79 8/26/2019 80 9/1/2020 84   80.9

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for February 2021

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for February 2021 Surf at Bogue Pier had a Low of 49°, high of 55° with an average of 51.6° +/- 1.5° curve was nearly flat with a small positive slope and again above normal for the month, typical for February. Bogue Sound had a low of 41° and a high… Read more »

Shorebird Nesting at the Point in Emerald Isle

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Shorebird Nesting Area/Program at the Point in Emerald Isle (WTKF 107.1 FM, Radio Interview of Ed Phillips, 1/18/21) by Dr.Bogus, Ed Phillips and Mike McHugh Dr. Bogus: My many days wandering down at the EI Point fishing I bumped into somebody named Ed Phillips riding his bike up and down the street, crossing over the… Read more »