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Old 11-25-2007, 08:16 PM
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Biggestsquid reports that the stripers are arriving at Oregon Inlet and the drum fishing is EXCELLENT. Both fish taken on StriperSurf High Low Bait Rigs.




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NCBBA 2011 Tourney coming Oct 17th, Still time to get in. Go to NCBBA and get the details --- be a big winner!!!
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I gave the wrong dates for this Tourny - it is Oct 20-23 and if you have a chance to get to Hatteras this fall the local businesses could REALLY use your support. They got hammered by Irene but will have highway 12 restored by October --- for the best fishing season!!

Get there --- spend money!!!!
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I gave the wrong dates for this Tourny - it is Oct 20-23 and if you have a chance to get to Hatteras this fall the local businesses could REALLY use your support. They got hammered by Irene but will have highway 12 restored by October --- for the best fishing season!!

Get there --- spend money!!!!

I just got back tonight after spending the last several days (10/22 thru 10/28) in Avon with a group called the Blues Brothers. Several group members did quite well landing big drum at The Point almost every evening. The best night they had was either tuesday or wednesday during a blitz that lasted over 5 hours. Exhausted......they left em biting.
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That's on my bucket list! Very nice. 33hemi!
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Old 10-29-2011, 08:52 AM
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my father in law said they used to catch reds like that (well maybe not THAT big) in NJ!

on my bucket list as well!
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Rob,

Van Heilner whoever in his book "the Call of the Surf" said that either Townsend's or Corson's Inlet was considered the Red Drum Capital of the east coast. Judging from the lack of development he described and some of the old and no longer existing location names he was probably writing about the 1920's and 30's.

He talks about some great beaches and, of course, worked the inlets where he caught drum using bait and big tins until his arms ached. If you haven't had the pleasure a couple of good reds can make your arms ache ---- a wonderful thing.

I had this last tourney confused --- thought it was a shark tourney and caught some large toothies --- but no drum. Of the 235 fisherman there were 41 drum caught and released, 31 of them citations.

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There is still one unimproved river system, the mullica, that exists and looks just like the old days.

My father in law's friend had built a shack out on an island in what is now a nature preserve and they used to take an aluminum skiff and fish weekend's, day and night, out there. This was an island that is formed at what is called locally as Wreck Inlet north of Brigantine.
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There is still one unimproved river system, the mullica, that exists and looks just like the old days.

My father in law's friend had built a shack out on an island in what is now a nature preserve and they used to take an aluminum skiff and fish weekend's, day and night, out there. This was an island that is formed at what is called locally as Wreck Inlet north of Brigantine.
Rob,

It's been a few years but unless something supernatuarl has occurred that are from Wreck Inlet to the mouth of the Mullica then around to Seven Bridges Road and the pole line and the brick pile would still be my fishing of choice --- should I go back to boating. Talk about structure and habitat --- from Grassey Channel to oyster beds --- it's all there!
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I don't have boat up in that area but plan to rectify that situation in the next year or two
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Just retired !!! On my Bucket list also, I'm in !
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