Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for September 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for September 2022 Another hot month to start but temps dropping through the month with temps ranging over a 12° drop for the surf and a huge 19° drop for the sound. We also had at least 4 good peak runs of bait mullets during the month along with good runs… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temps for August 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for August 2022 Another hot month with temps above average through the month of July and noticeably FLAT with a slightly negative temperature curve. No wonder the surf fishing and pier action is again slow. Surf temps for July were ranged from a high of 86 to a low of 81… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for July 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for July 2022 Another hot month with temps above average through the month of July and noticeably FLAT with very little fluctuation. No wonder the surf fishing and pier action is again slow. Surf temps for July were ranged from a low of 82 to a high of 84 averaging 83.2… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for June 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for June 2022 Another hot month with temps above average through the month of June. No wonder the surf fishing and pier action is slow. Surf temps for May were ranged from a low of 76 to a high of 84 averaging 79.7 +/- 2.0, 8-degrees above May. Bogue Sound was… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for April 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for April 2022 First of all surf temperatures from New Years Day through the end of April averaged a whopping +3° above my average since 1995. Surf temps for April were ranged from a low of 60 to a high of 69 averaging 64.4 +/-2.0. Bogue Sound was had a low… Read more »

Sheepshead Tagging Research, Lewis Naisbett-Jones (UNC/IMS)

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Sheepshead Tagging Research, Lewis Naisbett-Jones (UNC/IMS) We’ve had on this show many times research being done with fish particularly focusing on tagging studies, speckled trout, gray trout, cobia and this one has to do with tagging sheepshead. Good morning Lewis. Before we get into the study itself what are some of the things that we… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for February 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for February 2022 Surf temps for February were in the 40s early in the month rising to the mid 50s. This is unusual where Feb. temps are nearly flat averaging 50 at the beginning and 51 by the end of the month. This year the surf started in the upper 40s… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for January 2022

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for January 2022 Surf temps for December were up high early in the month and downed rapidly by the end of the month with the surf dropping from a high of 62° to low of 46° (-16°) with a linear slope of 0.47°/day (R^2 0.911). Don’t see that often. Bogue sound… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for December 2021

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for December 2021 Surf temps for December were up and down but relatively flat but with a surprising rise of the surf and sound into the 60s towards the end of the month. Surf at Bogue Pier had a High of 60°, low of 55° (only 5° difference) with an average… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for November 2021

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for November 2021 Surf temps for November started high and dropped rapidly at a rate (slope of the line) of -0.4°/day. Surf at Bogue Pier had a High of 68°, low of 55° (13° difference) with an average of 61.8° +/- 3.8°. Normally November has a 6° range, 65°-59° (average 62°)… Read more »