First “Mullet Blow” Dates, Since 1999

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Dates and surf water temperatures for the first mullet blow on Bogue Banks. For me, the day FALL fishing begins. We were right on schedule this year. Signs of a mullet blow began on Monday at Oceanana Pier and continues through Friday (8/30/16). This was not a very robust event but just the first.  … Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for July 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from low of 79-degrees to a high of 86-HOT degrees  with an average of 81.7-degrees (blue). Bogue Sound had a Low of 81-degrees and a high of 89-degrees with an average of 84.7-degrees (red). Another amazing month, after a cold Jan, Feb, Mar and Apr. May started about 60 degrees… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for June 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from low of 77-degrees to a high of 83-degrees  with an average of 80.9-degrees (blue). Bogue Sound had a Low of 77-degrees and a high of 90-degrees with an average of 83.1-degrees (red). Another amazing month, after a cold Jan, Feb, Mar and Apr. May started about 60 degrees and… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for May 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from low of 61-degrees to a high of 80-degrees  with an average of 71.3-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound (red squares) had a Low of 60-degrees and a high of 83-degrees with an average of 74.2-degrees. Amazing month, after a cold Jan, Feb, Mar and Apr. May started about 60 degrees… Read more »

The southern flounder recommendations (5/7/15)

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NCDMF leadership wants to give rec. anglers a one fish bag limit on flounder and a season closure while keeping gill nets in the water. The southern flounder recommendations are out. “Catch reductions were estimated for five proposed management options to reduce annual catch and increase escapement of southern flounder: (1) implement a season closure,… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for April 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from low of 53- to a high of 66-degrees  with an average of 61.5-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound (red squares) had a Low of 57- and a high of 72-degrees with an average of 66.0-degrees, very similar to 2014.  

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for March 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from a high of 57 to a low of 43-degrees with an  frigid average of 49.5, (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound (red squares) had a high of 62 and a low of 44-degrees with an average of 53.6-degrees. Very cold for especially for March. Unusually cold start to 2015 with both… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for February 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from a high of 50 to a low of 40-degrees with an  frigid average of 45.3, (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound (red squares) had a high of 52 and a low of 34-degrees with an average of 42.0-degrees. Very cold for even February.  

Oysters Rockefeller, White Oak River Bistro

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Oysters Rockefeller (Gene Heath, www.WhiteOakRiverBistro.com, 910.326.1696) INGREDIENTS: 12 oysters cleaned and shucked on half shell ½ cup diced small green pepper ½ cup diced small red pepper ½  cup diced small white onion 3 cup bread crumbs 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 2 cups hollandaise sauce 2 cups cooked chopped… Read more »