Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

One of the many responsibilities that comes along with being a charter captain is taking the large amount of time that is required to maintain your boat. In my case, there are many times, even when I am not fishing, that you will find me at my boat slip — checking on the boat, prepping… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

If I had to choose only one word to describe Ocean City this past week, it would be “hot!” Up until now, we have been lucky enough to have had cooler than normal temperatures, but that surly was not the case this week. The air conditioners were cranking around OC, and people were heading to… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

Most days 5 a.m. comes pretty early, but today was different. My alarm went off, and I was up with a snap. This morning was the opening of Ocean City’s most prestigious fishing tournament — the “White Marlin Open.” Every year a huge crowd of onlookers gathers along the Inlet sea wall in the predawn… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

 “I need a cup of coffee…” I thought as I continued down Coastal Highway. It was 2:30 a.m., and I had just spent four hours on Indian River Inlet’s north jetty. My back was a little bit stiff, and my pride was running a little bit low from the skunking I had just taken. It… Read more »

Fish N’OC

Fish N’OC

“Just one more drift…” I kept telling myself. “Why not?” I put my outboards in gear and headed back up current. Before I knew it, we reached the head of our drift, dropped baits in the water and before long two rods were bent over with fish. I looked at my first mate and smiled,… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

“Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates…” Some famous words, spoken by one of my all time favorite movie characters – Forest Gump. “You never know what you’re gonna get.” Though Forest was without a doubt a successful shrimp boat captain, chances are his profound statement was never intended to be applied… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

This past week I was fortunate enough to spend a little time going through some old photographs that I hadn’t looked at in years. I was rummaging through my office, when I came upon on an old picture album that had some hunting and fishing photos from my youth. Once I got past the initial… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

Wow, what a tough week to be a soft plastic shad – or a live spot for that matter. Every time I went fishing this past week my bait and plastic lure supply got smaller and smaller. Tons of plastic shads chomped in half, right behind the hook, and the poor spot, honestly, I sometimes… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

I’m sitting here at the computer this evening, looking out the window and all I can think about is fishing. It is beautiful outside. A soft blanket of clouds is blocking out the sun and a slight breeze is blowing in from the South, not too much, but just enough. Tonight is a new moon,… Read more »

Fish ‘N OC

Fish ‘N OC

Welcome to another week of Fish’N O.C. Its been another great week of fishing here in the waters of Ocean City, We have some great reports coming in from local fishermen, tackle shops and charter boats. I finally started my fishing charters this past week, with a great start to my 2009 season with two… Read more »