The flounder and puppy drum bite still remains decent. Some days are faster then others, but were not getting skunked…cross my fingers.
The warm winter has lead to one of the better flounder bites I’ve seen in awhile. A wide range of sizes are out there, but there are a fair amount of keepers.
Still seeing a mix bag of sizes of pups also. Some days they just fall short of the slot limit and some days, they’re just over it.
I’ve been getting some calls for more and more family trips. These types of trips I can customize a little more then my traditional fishing trips. I can tailor the things we do and the time we spend doing…all of which can help make these trips affordable on any budget.
The fishing has been good for the most part. STarted of strong with excellent speckled trout fishing, but that has fallen back some.
We are seeing really good puppy drum fishing, however, a fair amount of those are under keeper size, but we pick at some of the slot fish. Small stripers, specks and flounder seem semi abundant, with the occasional keepers in there,
So, fair action for entertainment, but the take home and be slim at times.
Nevertheless–the weather and conditions have been top notch, as of late.
Outer Banks Kayak Fishing can get you out on the water to explore and enjoy the Outer Banks in a whole new way.
I am feeling ready for a new season, after a major neck injury early in 2016.
The winter weather has been pleasant and I believe this may lead to some decent fishing this year. The puppy drum and speckled trout that have taken serious cold stun hits the past few years, should’ve thrived this winter.
Now that it is April I will begin to hunt for fish every chance the wind allows for.
Look for reports soon,
Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have involving a potential trip.
I look forward to hearing from you and thank you for visiting.
It’s July 2016 and for no good reason I hadn’t updated this blog in sometime.
Yes, I am still running trips.
However, I ruptured a disc in my neck this past April, which required surgery and it managed some short term nerve damage. The nerve damage has caused severe weakness in the left side of my upper body.
For safety reasons for myself and my clients I will only run trips that involve 3 indvidual kayaks or two tandem kayaks (Four person family trips). If you have your own boats or some of your own boats I may up that number…it depends on your needs.
I am sorry for any inconvienence and I hope to be up to par by spring of 2017.
Another year has come and gone and I am very happy.
2014 was the year of the puppy drum. It was an absolutely spectacular year chasing these fish and they provided a lot of entertainment and meat for my clients.
Once again, I am very pleased with the way the business has grown this past year and while I got out a great number of people — the weather seemed to get me a fair amount this year. If it wasn’t the wind, then it was the rain/thunderstorms. But–That is all part of operating on a barrier island.
I am very thankful for my clients and my sponsors.
I never did make a report for the fall months, but when the weather cooperated there were plenty of puppy drum and we even managed some citation size red drum.
I look forward to 2015 with a whole new fleet of boats to accommodate.
Outer Banks Kayak Fishing still remains the only kayak fishing guide on the OBX that operates from Corolla to Hatteras, Sound, Ocean and Offshore Adventures. Wherever the fish are…that’s where we are going.
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Check out the 2014 recap video and have a safe and happy holidays.