I FISHING WAS Slow hut thiit didn't keep anglers away Irnnt the sun and
breete at the Ocean Isle Reaeh Pier last week lit the foreground are Daniel
MeMUIian ol l.umberton. down lor a day of fishing, and Jerry Triplelt of
Ash. a gardener and golfer as well as fisherman.
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Watch your wake! Boaters hear board engines, far from adult superB
these words often. Even more to the vision.
point is the statement "you are "While a boat is underway, the peorespoiLsiblc
for your wake," says pie on board are constantly on the
.I.K. Atliey, conuiuinder of Flotilla alert for the unexpected," said
10-08 of the U.S. t'oast (luard Aux- Athey. "A boat at anchor lends itself
iliary tn Stiallotte. to a degree of relaxation
Sometimes the situation is obvious, " This makes the passengers all the
v he noted pulling a water skier while more vulnerable when the wake
weaving between anchored boats or comes rolling in. Often the boat
between small fishing boats; ap- responsible has little idea that the
preaching an anchorage area at a people on the anchored boat have
cruising speed, rather than a no- been tossed around ami perhaps inwake
There are also those boaters who "Ketnember, you are responsible
feel it is necessary to move from one for your wake."
location in a fishing area to another Courtesy toward others is a must,
at top speed, or young children etuis- he said, adding that side boating is no
a ing ea h other In linghys with out- accident
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BY BILL MCC.0WAN
The water was hot and the fish
weren't particularly active. But to
hear members of the South
Brunswick Islands Fishing Club tell
it, their first-ever king mackerel
tournament couldn't have gone better.
According to tournament Chairman
Tom Tucker of Sunset Beach,
some $5,400 in cash and prizes was
awarded to various fishermen
aboard the 27 boats which entered the
event held out of Inlet View Marina.
Tucker said the tournament's success
is largely due to overwhelming
support from local banks and merchants
which matched the $2,700
purse collected in entry fees.
Additional credit, he said, should
go to tournament committee
members Craig Snow, Don l?wis and
But perhaps most credit should go
to the fishermen who entered the
event, many of whom carried home
cash and prizes.
The prize for most poundage taken
during the tournament was awarded
to Wade Rvn! nf t jimKertiin III, lnn/1
ed five kings for a total of 49' a
James Kuss of Shallotte took first
place honors for the largest fish, a
124-pound king which measured 384
Chip Maree of Ash took second
place, although he probably felt he
deserved a share of first place.
Maree also caught a 124-pound king.
His fish, however, measured exactly
one inch less than Russ' catch at 374
Third place was landed by Mike
and Richard Spivey, a father and son
team from Whitcville. They landed a
king which weighed in at 12 DOundx
Fourth place ended in a dead tie
between Sammy Sessions and Craig
Snow, both o( Ocean Isle Ueueh.
Kach man caught an ll'-i-pound
king, with each fish measuring 'Mi1?
A special prize was awarded to
Scott 1 ewis of Shallotte for the
largest Spanish caught during the
toununnent. lewis is Uie six-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry lewis
A free fish fry for participants was
held at Inlet View Maniui Saturday
night following the weigh-in and
"We just had a terrific group of
sponsors that got lichind this tournament
and made it happen," Chairman
Tucker said Monday morning.
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Clarklou native Allen Cox, both o( At III
the Oeeau Isle Beach Pier. During a vl
squeeze In time lor salt and fresh wale
"It was one of the finest tournaments
1 have ever participated in."
Tucker said the objective of the
South Brunswick Islands Fishing
Club is "to promote ami work
towards refurbishing and creating
new fishing reefs off the const here."
Inlet View Mnrinu
Despite good comments about the
fishing tournament held at his
establishment over the weekend. Joe
Furr of Inlet View Marina at Ocean
Isle Beach, had to come back to reality
when discussing general fishing
trends for the past week
"Poor, poor and poor" was the way
Furr described recent saltwater action.
"It's been just so dad-blamed
hot nobody's hardly caught
anything," he said.
Ocean Ink' Reach Pier
Curtis Williamson of Ocean isle
Reach Pier luul very similar cum
ments to those offered by Kurr
"We hudn't done nothing all
weekend. All last week whs slow,"
" There hasn't been nothing biting.
That water's been too hot. It's got to
be a little cooler."
Ocean Isle Marina
The fishing news from George
Crisp at Ocean Isle Marina was
slightly more positive, lint the usual
poundage was noticeably lacking
"Yea, it was kind of busy, hut the
fish didn't cooperate a hit," Crisp
said "We had a lot of people and a lot
of boats out there buzzing them, but It
was just too hot."
The bright spot in Crisp's report
dealt with Anion Hnucom of
Charlotte, who caught several "real
pretty" kings Friday and Saturday
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Crisp said all of the fish were "in the
20-pound bracket, his considering all
the rest that came in." Crisp said
Itaucom is "a new fisherman, hot Is
showing up everybody."
Sunset Beach I'ier
Farther west along the South
Brunswick coastline, .lohniiv lllll at
Sunset Beach t'ier lunl one of the
most |Misltlve reports of action for Uie
"As n whole it whs n pretty good
fishing week." Hill said. He reportcil
three kinKs token from the pier.
Itiiyiiionil Sarvls of Wlilteville tisik
the smallest of the three fish nt til
pounits, (,'riiJi Aeosta of ltoliiml took
the next largest king nt lt> pounds,
and Vincent l)uviin/.on of t.'oUiiiihln,
SC. landed the largest king at lft'v
Hill also reported the catch of a
(Pcpound ilrilin, in addition to some
nice spots and a few flounders.
Over at Hughes Marina at Sluillotte
Point, Allison Hughes said,
"everybody caught Spanish outside
Some came in with whiting anil grey
Hughes also reported catches of
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several five?to six-pounci Ru'iks. sonic
six-pound Spanish, and catches of
spots and flounders inside in the
waterway and Shnllotte River.
"It's been so hot." she said, "most
people just stopped fishing."
Tripps Fishing Center
Nearby at Tripps Fishing Center.
Joyce land reported that J R. Harrison
of Shnllotte Point and Hob
Johnson of "l.ittle Washington"
caught JO Spanish and one jack last
This week, she said, Phil Cheers
and family of Shnllotte caught "quite
a few Spanish and one jack."
I .and said that fishermen willing to
get outside "real early, before the
sun comes up good, and again la-fore
it goes down in the evening" are coming
in with respectable catches of
The fishing inside, she said, has
been very poor, with the possible exception
Ilolden Reach Pier
(lit ltass at Ilolden Reach Pier
reported the catch of a couple of 14- to
"It seems to be picking up a little
hit more," ltass said. "Today i Monday
), they're catching spots, whiting,
blues and a few flounder. It needs to
Ik- a little cooler before they'll really
start coming in, hut they've started
coming in a little hit."
('apt. Pete's Marina
Pete Singletary at ('apt. Pete's
Marina also noted "the kings have
started showing up. That's one big
thing," he said.
Singletary said eight or nine kings
nv.t iiiuKiu urn ui mi* minimi ."sunday,
with the lniw.it welKtiliiK In lit
"Inside fi.ilitiiK l.i still 11 little slun,"
lit- noted, "but they're nitiTiliiK u few
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