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Friday, August 31, 2012 Update 3 pm: Gulp Bait Shrimp catches a reported 5 pound Toad Fish by seasoned fishermen. WOW! Bright sunny day as Kayakers head out to fish. Oh! on the grass color, "Hunter Green". Apparently the drought resistant fertilizer we broadcasted last spring kicked in this week. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.68 and up!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 No reports. Not many people down the past three days. Yesterday and today the sun came out for about 4 hours. During that sunny time we notice the yards and shrubby turning deep green as if it were happening right before our eyes. The past two weeks have been very wet. Tonight the forecast is for a 20% chance of rain each day to Sunday. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.68 and up!
Monday, August 27, 2012 Happy Birthday to someone special. Rains continues! Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.65 and up!
Sunday, August 26, 2012 Well it has be one week since we last updated our so called daily wishing report. Quite frankly we have not seen or heard of anything to report! Some of our guest checked out days early due to the continuous rain showers. Unofficial, the Summer Drought of 2012 is over in Kure Beach! Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.65 and up!
Sunday, August 19, 2012 Guest reported he caught 73 Virginia Mullets along the surf at Fort Fisher today. This will make a good showing for the freezer. At 3:30 pm Kure Beach is under a very dark rain cloud! Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.63 and up!
Saturday, August 18, 2012 First of the week, Flounder fishermen were impressed with their catches. Cooler temperatures have helped surf activities. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.58 and up!
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Heavy welcomed rain showers have visited us during the night. Many Flounder Fishermen are enjoying our Mud Minnows. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.48 and up!
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Heavy rains have spur up Flounder catches. Several fishermen fishing Snows Cut, Air Base and Kure Pier have reported 2 and 4 pounders. Just guessing* 5 - 7 inches of rain over the past 5 days. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.35 and up!
Sunday, July 29, 2012 Croakers, Spots and Virginia Mullet are here and there. Other news, our little island had a powerful lightning storm tonight. Lightning started a house fire in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.28 and up!
Friday, July 27, 2012 4:00 pm Update!! 8.50 lb Sheep Head was the heaviest of 25 caught off Carolina Beach Fishing Pier today by a very happy fisherman. DC fisherman enjoyed his "Gulf Stream" adventures and catch. He hopes to go again this week. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.28 and up!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Happy Birthday to someone special. Heat and Hot weather is back. No Reports. Stay Tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.28 and up!
Sunday, July 22, 2012 Dry weather is back. Reports from the surf were very skimpy. Boaters doing great. Dolphin "The fish" and Spanish Mackerel were reported by several boaters. Other news on "Iron Man III" the movie: The store scene at by Grand Dad's store wrap up this past week.
Friday, July 20, 2012 No reports. :( Over the past three nights Kure Beach has received much needed rain. Today the winds are blowing consistently out of the south. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.21 and up!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 New Jersey family arrived today with big appetite for North Carolina Spots and other fishes. We are hoping to hear back from them. North Carolina farmer catches Virginia Mullets for his family. Local tomatoes and garden corn taste great with fresh fish. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.19 and up!
Monday Night, July 16, 2012 Register Cross Roads, Rose Hill, NC: They are filming parts of "Iron Man III" in my "Pa Pa and Ma Ma's" county store! They are telling us there is snow on the roof and ground. Can't wait to see this on the big screen in 2013!
Monday, July 16, 2012 Spanish Mackerel are making their way to "Capital City" this morning. 80 plus dress pounds! This family, minus one, enjoyed the big blue sea. The younger mate passed out in the cozy cabin due to lack of solid earth under her feet. Rain showers are on, then off, and now they are back on. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.19 and up!
Saturday, July 14, 2012 Listening to the folks from Missouri catch saltwater fish for the first time brought lots of joy to our shop. Today the heat and humidity index is ruff. No reports. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.19 and up!
Thursday, July 12, 2012 Two Missouri families are enjoying their introduction into Kure Beach Fishing. Day one, one Croaker and one Sheep Head. Day two, Eight Croakers and a Sheep Head. Day three, Croakers, Spots and a Back Drum. Other news, welcome rain showers have dropped much needed rain. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.19 and up!
Sunday, July 8, 2012 Update: Senior West Virginia Farmer reported they caught "Croaker after Croaker" last night. He and his family were fishing the surf in front of the Blue Marlin Apartments. The day before, the younger West Virginia Farmer caught 8, twelve to eighteen inch Sharks plus a Croaker off the Fort Fisher Air Base Pier. This is the pier in the Cape Fear River and is open free to the public. (NC Fishing Licenses required for folks sixteen years or older.) Hot weather is baking many Kure Beach lawns. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.10 and up!
Friday, July 6, 2012 Did not see the Trout fisherman today. Using his cell phone he sent us a picture of one of his fish. Unfortunately the format is too large for our webpage. Locals mop up on Croakers below Fort Fisher. Others are getting sun-burnt on the surf. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.10 and up!
Tuesday, July 4, 2012 Update: 2:15 pm. Our Beach has become packed with local folks from the county and across the state. 9:am Smaller crowed than expected today, yet we are all enjoying our "Freedom"! West Virginia Fisherman enjoys a second night of pier fishing. He is averaging 6 Gray Trout the past two nights. He using a 2 drop bottom fishing rig with # 2 sinker and size 6 Kahle "Wide Bin" Eagle Claw Fish hooks. His fellow fishermen are amazed! Hot weather continues. Stay Cool! Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.10 and up!
Friday, June 30, 2012 Got Ice? Hot weather is back! School teacher enjoys a few Croakers and Spot catches at Fort Fisher. After studying the fish charts in our shop, he determined the odd stripped fish in his catch was a Grunt. He too got upset when I showed him today's junk mail "Back-to-School" ads. "I just got out"! Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.10 and up!
Thursday, June 28, 2012 No Fishing reports. Where in the world has this year gone? Went to the post office box and received a hand full of "Back to School" ads. The weather Monday and Tuesday was ruff! Northeast winds blowing in cold air. First time I have ever seen windbreakers and sweaters on the beach in June. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.10 and up!
Sunday, June 24, 2012 Flounder reports slowed down through the weekend. Croakers, Virginia Mullets and Red Drum reports were coming in from a few surf fishermen. The One-Armed-Bandits did good. Black rain clouds hung around all day but not a drop of rain was reported. Grass is starting to look dry. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.18 and up!
Thursday, June 21, 2012 This week has seen some action. Several families have reported Flounder, Speckled Trout, Bluefish up to 18 inches long, Virginia Mullets and Skates. Small Sand Sharks are playing around. Mud Minnows were number one with the Flounder. One-Armed-Bandits inspired a lot of fishermen. Flounder and Pompanos were caught by them. Gas is below $3.19 in Wilmington. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.27 and up!
Friday, June 15, 2012 We have added and new line of bait!!!!! Frozen Clams and One-Armed-Bandits. I gave an assortment of them to some of our guest. No bites on day one. Day two was a different story! 4 pound Flounder liked the One Armed Bandits. Pompano liked our Sand Flees, Mud Minnows were very popular with Flounder. Stay tuned! Local Tides, Gas Price $3.27 and up!
Monday, June 11, 2012 6:00 am in front of the Blue Marlin Apartments, birds were having a feast on small bait fish. Several of the smaller birds were actually landing and sitting on top of the Big Brown Pelicans hoping to catch some of the leftovers. Stay tuned! Gas Price $3.27 and up!
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Big Game Fishermen from Charlotte enjoyed the great outdoors this past weekend. Using a Kayak and deep sea equipment they were able to catch a few four foot sharks from shore. These gentlemen were on the beach with their 4 x 4 past the North Carolina Aquarium. Stay tuned! Gas Price $3.35 and up!
Thursday, May 31, 2012 Over the past few days, night time fishing has produced many pan sized Virginia Mullets . One fisherman reported his freezer is starting to fill up. Rain runoff from this week's tropical low are subsiding. From what we understand (Unofficial) Pender county is not having the one hour school delay on Friday. Stay tuned! Gas Price $3.41 and up!
Sunday, May 27, 2012 Today, clam seas have returned. Kure Beach Fire Department and Ocean Rescue were sent to fetch Jon boaters late last night. My guess is the bay waters got push back into the Cape Fear River due to yesterday's northeaster. Robin fish caught off Kure Pier. Mom, Dad and Sister proud of their youngest fishermen. Stay tuned! Gas Price $3.47 and up!
Saturday, May 26, 2012 Northeast breeze blowing today. Lifeguards are back for the summer. Stay tuned! Gas Price $3.47 and up!
Friday, May 25, 2012 Rowan County Fisherman showed up with a Trophy Size Pompano. Got to go!! Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.47 and up!
Thursday, May 24, 2012 Virginia Mullets, Bluefish and Croakers reports continue. Sand Fleas carcass are along the water's edge. This is evidence of fish feeding in close. Web News: "Google Places" has changed the way our website is listed on the Internet. Instead of being listed under "Motels" we being re-categorized as "Lodging Agency". Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.47 and up!
Sunday, May 20, 2012 Well we had a mixed weekend of fish catches. Goose eggs, zero catches, to four Flounder keepers and plenty of Virginia Mullets. Clearer weather today as a tropical storm sits off the Georgia coast. Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.47 and up!
Friday, May 18, 2012 Reports of Virginia Mullets being caught off Kure Pier and Surf. Snows Cuts is being explored by one family. Rains are a welcomed site for many garden lovers. Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.47 and up!
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Rain showers have fallen off and on over the past 5 days. No reports at this time. Other news: The press, the President and our Governor are telling everyone "North Carolina voted to ban Gay Marriages - Homosexual Marriage". That is incorrect. We voted on a definition of marriage. click here to see NC Senate 514. Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.58 and up!
Friday, May 11, 2012 Black Drum, Virginia Mullets and Spots are on the catch list this week. Sand fees and Shrimp are number one baits. Flounder fishermen are enjoying the mud minnows. Flounder really have taken a like-in to them. 6 or more boats are congregating off the old Center Pier in Carolina Beach. Perhaps they going after the same catches the school of Dolphins are after. They have been with us all week! Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.58 and up!
Sunday, May 6, 2012 Last night, between 9:30 to 10:30pm, a loud thunderstorm blew threw. Yesterday Croakers and Bluefish were reported by several fishermen. Gentlemen from West Virginia came in sharing his adventures from back home. "Cat fishing using your hands and arms". This 160 pound fellow let a 58 pounder get a hold of his arm, way past his elbow. His son offered aid since his dad was underwater for more than a minute. The fish was firmly attached. Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.58 and up!
Friday, May 4, 2012 Scattered catches of Virginia Mullets, Croakers and Big Bluefish. Kure Pier reported Spanish Mackerel over the past several mornings. Stay Tuned! Gas Prices $3.56 and up.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Locals report slow goings on catching fish. Stay tuned. Gas Price $3.75
Friday, April 27, 2012 Last night, we had a brief encounter with thunder, lightning and heavy rains. Storm lasted less than twenty minutes ending two days of high winds. Rowan county and other mid-state fishermen are here. They reported gas prices dropping 15 cents per gallon here and there. Stay tuned!
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Boaters came by today. They did fantastic on "Gray Trout". Yesterday's rain showers were a big relief for us firefighters. Stay tuned. Gas prices $3.75 and up.
Friday, April 20, 2012 For us, not many fishermen down this week. Winds have shifted from the south, back from the north and vice versa. Family and I got bought three 17 inch Flounders yesterday. They made a great meal. Stay tuned. Gas prices $3.83 and up.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Croakers, Virginia Mullets and Bluefish are still showing up along the surf. Other news! Big Woods Fire in the city of Wilmington, NC. Sometime around 4PM we noticed heavy smoke plums <click way north of Kure Beach. Stay tuned. Gas prices $3.83 and up.
Friday, April 13, 2012 Kure Pier Reports Virginia Mullets, Croakers and Bluefish have been caught all week long. Surf fishermen are catching Bluefish and Skates in town. Stay tuned. Gas prices $3.83 and up.
Easter Weekend 2012: Very inspiring weekend. Kure Beach Motels and Lodging Establishments were occupied with hundred of families and friends. The cooler weather did not stop fishermen from adventuring out. One of our guest caught 70 medium sized Virginia Mullets. Stay Tuned! Gas prices $3.83 and up.
March 7, 2012 After 50 plus years, New Stop Lights are coming to Kure Beach! Stay tuned!