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Hook, Line and Sinker: Local Fishing Report and Photos for May 28th, 2014

Capt Mike Harrison
Lucy’s Choice Bay Charters

Very soon after I moved to Kure Beach I heard my first unforgettable fish story.  My neighbor, Randy, and I were talking with another neighbor (we’ll call him “Steve”) and he told us this.  He was at the top of a ladder, working on a gutter, when an Osprey came flying low, returning from the water with a fairly large fish in his grasp. Just as the bird came closest to Steve he “hollered as loud as he could” and the Osprey dropped the fish.  Steve scurried down the ladder and picked up the still alive and flipping Spanish Mackerel, and headed straight to his kitchen to filet it and put it on ice to be grilled for supper that night. Now I’ve heard a lot of “fish stories” since then, but I still rank that one first and best of all.  When people ask me if I like living here, I usually say “Are you kidding?  What’s not to like!  Fish fall from the sky!”
Speaking of Spanish Mackerel, they’ve been plentiful just off the beach for the past week or two. I’ve heard of some pretty big ones caught down south, out from the rocks at Fort Fisher.  They were also picking them up from the piers, casting various rigs.  Just ask the folks in the pier house; they’ll tell you what it takes.
The river and bays are providing Sheepshead, Black Drum, Red Drum, and a few flounder.  Even hear of one seven pound flounder weighed in this week.  Man that could have been me.  But I’m sittin’ here peckin’ on a lap top computer. But not for long…   see you next week.
 Wishing you the best,
Capt. Mike Harrison
Lucy’s Choice Bay Charters

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