Fishing Reports

  • paint job

    paint job

    This winter we are giving the boat a face lift. New teak covering boards and complete paint. We will be back up and fishing 2/25/19.

    Spring dates are filling up fast. Do not delay boat your fishing trip soon!


  • Oct 2018

    10/23 Ok so no tuna the water changed overnight 
    So we caught a limit of Mahi 
    This was our last trip for 2018
    Now off to the boat yard for a complete paint job and new teak covering boards

    10/19 David and family had a lot of action 
    Blackfin Tuna is on the menu

    10/13 Had Darius and crew today 
    Caught 5 Blackfins and 1 Wahoo

    As Fall sets in we are still seeing GREAT catches of Marlin.
    Also Tuna are starting to show up. There have been limits caught then the next day you catch a couple.
    BEST Marlin fishing this year.

    13 White Marlin and 1 Blue Marlin.

    We only have a couple more weeks of fishing this year.

    We will be out of the water from 10/31 to 2/15.

    Bluefin Tuna season-
    We will start fishing for the Gaint Bluefin Tuna starting 2/25/19
    We are already booking trips for this EPIC fisheries.
    Last year we caught the NEW State record Bluefin, weighting in at 877 pounds.

    Spring fishing-
    Last year we had Great Yellowfin and Mahi fishing from late April thru June.
    Like last year we will be booked everyday.
    DO NOT WAIT! Book now.

    We are also currently open for the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in early June.
    If you are interested call me : 252-475-4088

    10/4 Fished with Eric,Cooper and Sean 
    Caught 3 White Marlin and a couple of Mahi

  • September 2018

    9/29 Chris and the boys had a great Mahi catch and 1 White Marlin

    9/23 They were biting today
    Greg,Ashton and Tom were worn out 
    We end up with 1 Blue Marlin and 13 White Marlin 
    We went threw 100 baits with Mahi and Bonita bites 
    Non stop action

    9/22 Matt and crew had a great Mahi catch and 2 White Marlin

    9/12 the marina is empty 
    Looks like storm may go south of us

    9/10 Due to the hurricane swell we are done fishing this week 
    We will dry dock the Wednesday and wait out the storm

    9/9 Jon and crew stuck it out today and caught 50 Mahi and 1 White Marlin

    9/8 Had Paul and crew today 
    Had a great time 
    Limit of Mahi, 2 Sailfish and White Marlin

  • August 2018

    Day 2 and the final day
    Caught 1 Whites
    Not in the money but had a great time

    Day 1 of 2 at the VA Beach Tournament 
    Caught 3 out of 5 White Marlin

    Can't believe the end of summer is getting close.
    It has been a busy year on the A-Salt Weapon.
    On Wednesday we headed up to Virginia Beach for their tournament.
    We will be fishing out of NC until 11/1 then going to the boat year for paint job.

    Marlin Fishing-
    We have some PRIME dates open
    Sept 3,4,5,6,7,10,11,12

    We will be fishing for Tuna,Wahoo and Mahi.

    We are already taking booking for next year.

    Bluefin Tuna - end of Feb to April 10

    Yellowfin Tuna and Mahi- April 15 to June 30
    May and June are already filling up!

    Marlin and Mahi - July to Sept 15

    We have the Big Rock and the White Marlin open.
    Give us a call!

    8/19 Wind has us tied to the dock today.
    We have some dates open for Marlin fishing 
    Sept. 3,4,5,6,7,10,11,12

    8/17 took our Tournament group out meat fishing today for a 1/2 day trip
    We did not do very good on the marlin but meat fishing was very good

    8/15 Day 2 was better releasing 2 out 3 White Marlin

    8/14 Day one was a bust for us. hooked 1 White Marlin and jump him off. Here comes day 2

    8/14 Here we go! Day 1 of the Pirates Cove Tournament.

    8/12 Fun was had by the girls at the Alice Kelly tournament

    8/10 Had Tab and family 
    Great Tilefish fishing 
    Austin also released a Tiger Shark

    8/9 Mike and crew for some Tilefish

    8/8 Had Jim and Grant again today 
    No Marlins today

    8/7 Fished with Eric and Matt 
    Eric caught his 1st White Marlin 
    Also caught some Tilefish for dinner

    8/6 Had Jim and Grant today 
    Caught 4 White Marlin and 3 Mahi

    8/4 Had Jim and crew today 
    They wanted some meat fish today 
    So we caught a limit of Tilefish and a nice Wahoo

    8/3 Had Jason and crew today 
    Too much SW wind has slowed the fishing down
    We did manage a limit of Tilefish and 1 Yellowfin Tuna

  • July 2018

    7/31 Had Tom Day and family today 
    No Marlins but they got some good eats

    7/28 The final day was bust for us. We only saw 1 marlin that did not bite. Still had fun with the Franks.

    7/27 Day 1 of 2 of Boat Builders Tournament.
    Released 5 White Marlin and jumped off 3 more. Back at it tomorrow.

    7/23 Weather has us tied to the dock for the last couple of days and for the next couple of days

    7/20 Greg and Mr Kim
    Great day on Tilefish but Mr Kim’s wife was not feeling well so we came home at 8:30

    7/19 was family day
    3 of my grandson Max, Cole and Aidan. We also had Cleat and Nick
    Both Max and Aidan caught their 1st Sailfish!!!

    7/16 Eric and crew had Mahi Monday

    7/15 Andy,John and Al (no longer so pukes a lot)
    When trying to release Andy’s Blue Marlin it took off and jammed its self in the exhaust pipe

    7/14 Had Andy,John and sir pukes a lot Al.
    Caught 2 White Marlin and some Mahi

    7/13 Friday the 13th was not unlucky for Sander
    He caught his 1st Spearfish and White Marlin 
    Then the weather got rough and they sent us home at 11:00

    7/12 Had Bill and crew today 
    Had some Mahi and released 1 Sailfish

    7/9 The storm has us tied to the dock for until Thursday it looks like.
    Time to fix everything on the boat that is broken.

    7/6 today Reed got his Blue Marlin 
    Also caught some Mahi and bottom fish

    7/5 We can in early a couple of the kids did not feel well 
    But not before we caught some Mahi and a Blue Marlin

    7/4 Happy 4th of July 
    Repeat performance from yesterday 3 Sailfish and some Mahi

    7/3 Caught 3 Sailfish and 30 Mahi 
    Had bad luck with a double header of Blue Marlin

    7/2 Kirk and crew had a great Catch of Mahi

    7/1 had Jason and his son Connor 
    We caught our limit of Mahi and they sent us home at 8:30

  • June 2018

    6/22 the sharks are getting out of control 
    This is what we kept
    The sharks ate another 10 Tunas

    6/21 fishing was slow today 
    The sharks got 3 other Tunas that we hooked

    6/20 Torre and the guys were done at 9:30 this morning 
    2 Big Eyes over 100 pounds each
    3 citation Yellowfins and 1 -40 pound Yellowfin

    6/19 Mike and crews last day 
    They wanted Mahi and by 7:15 we had caught our limit 
    We went tuna fishing for and couple hours and came home at 11:30

    6/18 Had Mike and the guys for Day 2
    Lost a Big Eye to the sharks 1st thing this morning 
    End up with 4 Yellowfins and 1 Wahoo

    6/17 Had Mike and crew
    Johnny was in charge of counting our Mahi 
    He said we had 34
    Glad Johnny is not my accountant 
    End up with 54 Mahi and 3 Blackfins

    6/16 Fishing was a little slower and we had some bad luck
    We lost 3 other Big Eyes to sharks,pulled hooks and line breaks 
    We did manage 3 Yellowfins, 1 Big Eye and a handful of Tilefish 
    Not a bad day

    6/15 Sounds like a broken record but again great fishing

    6/14 Had Greg, Matt and the 2 Andy’s today 
    Again great fishing 
    1 Big Eye 
    10 Yellowfins 
    6 Mahi 
    All by 10:00 AM

    6/13 Had the owners today. Greg and Andy had great fishing! 8 Big Yellowfins and released 1 White Marlin 
    Home before 2:00

    6/11 The Tuna showed back up today 
    We had to release 7 other Yellowfins that we shorts

    6/10 Had Hugh and his family 
    It was slow fishing today but we managed a catch

    6/9 The water changed overnight 
    Jim and crew hung in there and caught 3 Tuna and over 20 Mahi

    6/8 Bob and crew had calm seas and great fishing 
    1 Big Eye 
    9 Yellowfins 
    1 Mahi

    6/7 Great day
    6 Yellowfins 
    4 Mahi 
    1 Big Eye that weighed 163#

    6/6 Harvey and crew today caught 9 Yellowfins and 4 Mahi 
    We started in the wrong area but ended where we needed to be

    6/5 Neil and crew got 7 Tuna and 1 Mahi

    6/3 Had Andrew and friends 8 Tuna and 1 Mahi 
    Had to be a lighting storm in the sound 32 knots at cruise

    6/2 landed 4 out of 9 Tunas
    Had fun catching a limit of Tilefish

    6/1 Great way to start June 
    A box full of tuna and home by 1:00

  • June 2018

    3 Had Andrew and friends 8 Tuna and 1 Mahi 
    Had to be a lighting storm in the sound 32 knots at cruise

    6/2 landed 4 out of 9 Tunas
    Had fun catching a limit of Tilefish

    6/1 Great way to start June 
    A box full of tuna and home by 1:00

  • May 2018

    5/31 Yeah the sharks left us alone today and we caught 12 nice Yellowfins

    5/30 Today we shared with the sharks again 
    They got 50% and we got 50%
    Leaving us with 7 nice Yellowfins

    5/29 The fishing was great but the sharks were terrible 
    They were eating the tuna as fast as they were hooked!
    We ended up catching 7 Tuna

    5/28 Happy Memorial Day 
    We spent the day with our countries finest
    We fished combat warriors 
    They had a great day
    8 Tuna and a limit of Tilefish 
    We we lucky to give something back to our military

    5/27 what a difference a Day makes 5 Big Yellowfins 
    Shark had their way with a couple more

    5/26 Slow day on Tuna but the tilefish were snapping

    5/25 Slow day today 
    Managed 2 Yellowfins and 6 Mahi

    5/24 Kirk and the boys had fun
    Released or 1st blue marlin in the Obx and 6 Tunas 
    Shark took a lot more than we caught

    5/23 the water change today but did manage 6 Yellowfins and 1 Big Eye for Greg and the boys

    5/22 JP and crew had Big Eyes on the brain 
    So we caught 4 Big Eyes,2 Yellowfins and 9 Mahi 
    Great day

    5/20 Fishing turned on today 
    Tom and crew caught 45 Mahi, 2 Yellowfins and 1 Big Eye which was 109 pounds

    5/19 After a Slow morning 
    Tom and the boys had some action 
    6 Yellowfins,5 Mahi and Ryan got his first Big Eye 105 pounds

    5/18 Chuck did it again 
    51 Mahi 
    We have 5/25 open if anyone wants to fish

    5/17 Slow day for us 2 Tuna and 1 Mahi

    5/15 Chuck and the boys had a great day on the Mahi 
    467 pounds of Mahi

    5/13 Eric and crew pulled it out at the end
    5 Yellowfins, 2 Blackfins and 1 Mahi

    5/12 Big Eye and tilefish were on the menu today 
    The Big Eye was 209 pounds

    5/11 Great day of fishing for John and crew 
    4 Big Eye,4 Yellowfin and 2 Mahi
    The biggest Big Eye was 202 pounds

    5/10 Had JT’s family today 
    5 Yellowfins, 4 Mahi and 3 Blackfin 
    303 pounds of fish

    5/5 Aston with his 152 Bigeye Tuna

    5/4 Had Mike and the guys again today 
    Great day of fishing, Mahi and Blackfins Also released 1 Sailfish

    5/3 Mike and the boys have Mahi fever

    5/2 Great way to start the bachelor party off with a fishing trip 3 Yellowfins and 29 Mahi

    5/1 Slow fishing today but managed 3 Yellowfins

  • 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.