Congrats to captain and crew of the Sportin’ Life for taking top honors at the Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament. I’m hearing reports of a strong marlin bite out there, and the dolphin run is on fire. My buddies went yesterday and limited out, caught at least one with a fly rod and supposedly scored some amazing underwater footage using a GoPro mounted on an old gaff pole.
Running the rivers at night is inherently dangerous. This story from The Post and Courier illustrates just how dangerous it can be. Be safe out there.
The crew of Frayed Knot had a great day on the water yesterday in the first day of competition in the Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament. More results here.
Thirty-three boats are fishing today in the opening day of the 46th annual Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament, the first of five events in the South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series.
Ron Hortman, manager of Georgetown Landing Marina, said the number of entries fell slightly this year. Some boat captains may have pulled the plug after recent marine weather forecasts wrongly indicated heavier seas, he said.
Communication with the tournament fleet is limited, but first-day results should be available online this evening, he said.
The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council has approved measures to increase the Annual Catch Limit (ACL) for black sea bass in the South Atlantic region.
The Council’s intent is to have the increase in place in 2013 in order to help extend this year’s fishing season, which begins June 1st for both commercial and recreational fishermen. Continue reading “Feds OK increase in black sea bass catch limits” »
Took a trip today to a plantation near Edisto Island to learn about bees and beekeeping. If you’re interested in honey-dos and -don’ts, check out more pics here.