Fishing Reports

  • April 2018

    4/28 William and the guys had a great day! 12 Blackfins and 4 Yellowfins. The albacores kept us busy catching about 25 of them

    4/18 We got out between blows
    Water temperatures were not what we had hoped for 
    Did manage to catch a couple 
    Thanks Paul and crew

    4/14 The Yellowfin fishing is pretty good 
    Glen and the guys had a great day

    4/13 Great day of Yellowfin fishing 
    Limited by 11:00 and also had 1 Blackfin and 2 Mahi

    4/12 The wind finally stop blowing and we went fishing. We hook 4 Bluefins and release 2, pulled the hook on 1 and burned off 1.

    4/3 Had Tom and his son today.
    Caught 2 out 3 Bluefins. All to big to keep so we released them.

    4/3 IT'S Official NEW STATE RECORD BLUEFIN 877 Pounds!

    4/1 Had Andy, Al and Chris with us. Released 3 Bluefins. Did bring one in to catch but measured 75 inches so had to let him go.

  • March 2018

    3/24 Hooked 2 Bluefins, released 1 and pulled off the second 1 a 100 ft from the boat. As a bonus we also caught 1 Big eye and 1 Yellowfin.

    3/19 Fished with Mark and crew
    Release 1 Bluefin around 450 pounds and caught 1 Yellowfin.
    Water was blend out, not the best condition.

    3/17 fishes with Scott and crew
    Released 1 Bluefin and kept this fish for our trophy fish 
    113 inches long,78 inch girth 
    Weighting in at 877 pounds
    PENDING NEW STATE RECORD

    3/16 Released 4 Bluefins biggest around 90 inches and kept this slot fish 65 inches

    3/11 Chris and the gang had another great day. Released 2 Bluefins, burn off another and pulled the hook on 2 more.
    ACTION!!!!!!!

    3/10 Had 5 Bluefin bites today.
    Release 3 biggest around 450 pounds and pulled the hook on the other 2. Also release a Mako and had another Mako eat up our baits. Pictures will follow later. Have same group tomorrow.

  • Jan 2018

    Dominican Republic-
    The A-Salt Weapon will be heading down to the DR Oct this year thru Jan 2019!
    We will be staying at Marina Cap Cana, ONLY 10 minutes from the Airport.
    The DR has been the NEW hot stop for the last few years. As many as 20 plus Blue Marlin caught in a day! We will also be deep dropping for Groupers and Snappers
    Prices will include Condo with 5 beds, lunch and drinks while fishing.
    BOOK NOW!!!

    1/21 Bluefin Tuna-
    The 1st Grander has been caught off of NC! We will start fishing for Bluefins March 1 to mid April.BOOK NOW!

    1/10 Waxed and bottom paint is done 
    Almost ready to go back in the water

    1/4 Snow in Obx 
    Who wants to go to the Bahamas 
    ME!

    1/2/2018 Feel like we are now on Deadliest catch 
    Breaking ice headed to Bayliss for some maintenance

  • Dec 2017

    Happy New Years!
    Bring on 2018!

    12/23 Well Christmas is almost here.
    I just want to say HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAY!
    Also remember our military members who are away from their families keep us safe.☃️

    12/8 here’s what happens when you have some downtime 
    Stripping the teak
    I WISH I Was FISHING!

    12/2 Wahoo fishing was great 👍 
    9 Wahoo 90#,75#,63#,60#,55# and 50# were the big ones 
    Also caught 5 Blackfin 
    Total weight for the day 496#’s
    Done by 1:00

  • Nov 2017

    11/24 after a slow start we had to run 20 miles to finally get a bite
    John and crew ended up with 3 Yellowfin, 1 Blackfin and a Mahi

    11/21 got out today with Greg and Ashton 
    Caught 2 Wahoo and 2 Blackfin

    We have been down for the last 2 weeks getting oil leaks fixed on the engines.
    So no fishing reports
    We are headed back out this weekend.

    What's coming up in 2018?
    March 1 to April 10- We will be fishing for Bluefin Tuna. These fish can go over 800 pounds.
    Interested in some Wicked Tuna fishing call us to book.

    April to July - This is Yellowfin Tuna and Gaffer Mahi season.

    August to mid Sept- This is prime time for Billfishing!

    Like always we recommend that you book EARLY. We do fill up quickly.

    Tournaments- We have some openings this coming year
    Big Rock which is held June 11 to the 16th
    Pirates Cove which is held August 14 to the 17th

    Happy Veterans Day!

    11/9 We are down until next Friday, getting some new rear main engine seals and front seals on ZF gears. 
    Wahoo fishing has been GREAT!!!!
    Call to book your fall trip.

    11/5 Meat slam
    4 Wahoo 
    2 Blackfin Tuna 
    1 Mahi 
    Great bunch of guys

    11/1 Tab and his crew had a great day
    Beautiful weather and caught 7 out of 9 Yellowfin 
    2 Wahoo got the best of us and cut us off

  • Oct 2017

    10/25 Have some open dates the next couple weeks. Give us a call to book.

    10/23 Had a great time double meat slam and a sail

    10/21 Great day fishing 
    8 Blackfin 
    1 60 pound Wahoo 
    1 Mahi
    Also had a Finch join us for a free ride

    10/19 Got out today 
    Slow fishing today caught 3 Blackfins and 1 Mahi

    Oct and NOV
    Tuna have been the focus for the fleet for the last week or so.
    Nice catches of Yellowfin and Blackfins.
    We do have open dates for Oct and Nov.
    Stock your freezer up for the holidays!

    BLUEFIN TUNA
    We are booking trips for the Bluefin Tuna season!
    Late Feb. thru early April is the BEST TIME!
    CALL NOW!!!

    BOOK YOUR 2018 trips NOW!
    Last year we were booked solid. Do not miss out fishing aboard the A-Salt Weapon for 2018.

    Tournament trail
    We have the Big Rock open this year!
    Starts 6/11 and ends 6/15.
    This is a Blue Marlin Tournament.
    CALL NOW!

    10/6 No fishing for the next week. Have family coming for a stay!
    Yeah!

  • Sept 2017

    9/24 This weather has to stop. Hurricane swell is keeping us from fishing.

    9/21 Christine and Manny with some citation Wahoo

    9/19 The weather has us tied to the dock again for the next 5 days or so.

    9/15 Morgan's 40 birthday from his wife 
    3 Sailfish 
    6 Wahoo 
    7 Blackfin 
    4 Wahoo 
    I would say that was a great birthday

    9-14 Great day Jordan and crew 
    Lots of action 
    4 Sailfish 
    5 Wahoo 
    2 Blackfin 
    28 Mahi

    9/8 after yesterday's trip for Marlin and not seeing a single fish decided to do something different 
    Caught 10 Wahoo, 5 Blackfins,4 Mahi and 3 Sailfish 
    Yeah!

    9/4 Had Julie and Family today.
    Julie caught a Spearfish and Bryce caught a White Marlin

  • August 2017

    8/29 Beginning in September to late September is the BEST time here to fish for Marlin (Blues,Whites and Sails).
    We have open the following dates in September - 5,7,17 thru the 24th.
    CALL NOW!
    OCT and November- Normally this time of year the Yellowfin Tunas make there way back to Outer Banks. We will be fishing so if you need some Tuna for the Holidays.
    CALL NOW!...

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    8/29 rain and wind for the next couple of days. We have 9/5 and 9/7 open GREAT time for Marlin fishing

    8/22 Getting the boat ready to head up to VA Beach Tournament.

    8/20 Today was our kids day
    Brian with his son cleat 
    My son in laws Guy and Ryan 
    Ryan's 2 boys (my grandsons) Max and Cole
    Had a lot of fun catching some Mahi

    8/18 Final day at the Pirates cove tournament0 
    Eric, Patrick, Ryan and Brendan caught 2 White Marlin and 2 Sailfish

    8/17 Day 2 Slow day for us 
    1 out 3 Whites today 
    Need a big day tomorrow

    8/16 1st day of fishing the Pirates Cove Tournament we caught 4 out of 5 Whites

    8/14 Had a practice day with8  the crew for the Pirates Cove Tournament.
    We saw 7 Sailfish.

    8/13 Had the ladies out for the Alice Kelly Tournament.
    Fishing was slow but had a great time with the ladies.

    8/12 Made it home safe
    Ended up 10th out 350 boats in the release div.
    Tomorrow we are fishing the Alice Kelly Ladies Tournament

    8/11 Day 2 of the White Marlin 
    Well we did not catch a White today 
    BUT we did release 3 Blue Marlin 
    YEAH!!!!

    8/4 Took a break from the Marlins to catch some Tunas
    1 Big Eye 130 pounds
    14 Yellowfin 
    1 Blackfin 
    620 pounds in total

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    8/3 caught 2 out of 3 whites

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    8/2 caught 2 out of 4 White Marlin and 1 Yellowfin

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    8/1 We hauled the boat out yesterday 
    Switched props and align the engines 
    Saw today 4 Blue Marlin caught 2 and saw 2 White Marlin caught 1
    Plus 2 nice Yellowfin 
    Thanks to the crew at Bayliss

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  • July 2017

    7/26
    The fantasy meat slam
    3 Yellowfin 
    2 Blackfins
    1 Wahoo 
    1 Mahi 
    1 King Mackerel 
    Also released a sailfish

    7/22 Windy day but Leo and family hung in there!
    90 pound Big Eye, couple of Yellowfin and a Sailfish for Brad

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    7/19 Michael and friends today 
    Went north today and caught some Mahi,Tilefish and 1 Blue Marlin

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    7/18 Had Dan and family 
    Fishing was slow but did manage to get them some good eats

    7/14 Had Eric again today with some friends 
    Had a great time ended up with 7 Tuna,1 Sailfish and 1 Mahi

    7/12 Had Eric and his son Sander today
    We were done fishing at 10:00 with 11 Yellowfins

    7/11 today we had Rock and Alison 
    They caught 4 Tunas then Alison got sick so we came home early

    7/10 Freddy and crew wanted some bottom fish so we lucked out and caught a limit of Tilefish 
    Then went and caught 3 nice Yellowfin 
    Had to come home early due to storms

    7/6 fishing was slower today
    We did catch 1 out of 2 Blue Marlin and a 50 pound Wahoo

    7/5 slower fishing today but pulled out 3 Big Eyes over a 100 pounds each and 1 Yellowfin

    7/3 Jerry and the gang had a great day
    5 Tuna and 30 Mahi by 11:30 and they decided we had enough fish so we came home

    7/2 Tuna! Great day with Ricky and the boys 659 pounds of fish now that some sushi