Fishy teeth up close and personal

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Fishy teeth up close and personal FLOUNDER, Lower jaw to the right. Notice killing fangs on the lover jaw!   Flounder bitten finger mullet. Check out the fang marks! SPANISH MACKEREL   SPECKLED TROUT Trout bite marks on Styrofoam cork SHEEPSHEAD Mouth of a 36.8-pound king mackerel caught by Roger Brown 9/27/16 from Bogue Pier…. Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for July 2016

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from Low of 80-degrees to a high of 84-degrees with an average of 81.3-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a low of 80-degrees and a high of 87-degrees with an average of 83.7-degrees (red squares). July’s surf temperatures were essentially FLAT with 22 days either 80 or 81-degrees. A bit… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for May 2016

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for May 2016 Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from Low of 62-degrees to a high of 76-degrees with an average of 67.9-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a low of 65-degrees and a high of 81-degrees with an average of 71.6-degrees (red squares). The rate of increase (slope of the line)… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for April 2016

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from Low of 56-degrees to a high of 64-degrees with an average of 60.4-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a low of 48-degrees and a high of 72-degrees with an average of 62.1-degrees (red squares).

NEW COBIA Regs (5/20/16)

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Release: Immediate Contact: Patricia Smith Date: May 20, 2016 Phone: 252-726-7021 or 252-342-0642   Recreational cobia regulations go into effect Monday   MOREHEAD CITY –The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has issued a proclamation consistent with the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission’s decision to impose restrictions on the recreational cobia fishery. On Thursday the commission… Read more »

Crystal Coast CCA Banquet 3/19/16

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Join us Saturday, March 19th at the Crystal Coast Civic Center for the Crystal Coast Chapter of CCA’s Annual Fundraising Banquet. Doors will open at 6pm. We have some exciting raffle prizes this year including sought after firearms and top-rated fishing gear to get you ready for spring fishing! You won’t want to miss the… Read more »

Pufferfish Primer

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Blowfish, the bad the ugly and the tasty Dr. Bogus One of the first harbingers of spring for us fishermen along the Carolina Coast is the return of lowly puffer fish. Okay, they are not pretty, eat anything they can get their mouths on, average only a pound or less, don’t put up a good… Read more »

Shrimp in Coconut Milk

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WINE RECOMMENDATION Sparkling wines go well with a wide variety of dishes. For an unexpected treat with this exotic curry, serve a good-quality bubbly from California. SERVES 4 1/4 cup cooking oil 2 onions, chopped fine 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon… Read more »