Oregon Inlet Fishing Report May 20th, 2014
Today offered up quite a mixed bag in the Oregon Inlet fishing report. Crews today saw everything from good gaffer dolphin and stud cobia to marlin and mako’s. Weather forecasts seemed to be off a bit again yesterday with some captains seeing higher than expected wind forecasts. the bite is pretty good across the boards with very nice fish coming to the docks most ever day.
The Oregon Inlet fishing report for Fintastic on Wednesday was one where the wind forecast was to be light SW and instead blew 20 to 25 NW. With these conditions its no surprise that the grass lines were blown everywhere and scattered. Even with these conditions, the crew was able to catch several nice yellowfin tuna and dolphin.
Fishin Frenzy, fishing out of the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center had a great day with the successful catch and release of two nice white marlin. The crew was also fortunate to put several nice gaffer dolphin in the box. Also out of Oregon Inlet Fishing Center is the charter High Return, which reports a great day on the water but finding the bite a little bit slower today. The crew had a couple nice yellowfin tuna and and some nice dolphin.
The cobia action is has been very good, and one Oregon Inlet charter boat – Pelican – has been able to put some really nice fish in the box. Today they scored another big cobia and had a great catch of gaffer sized dolphin to round out the day.
The charter Point Runner started the day off quick with a nice juvenile blue marlin, giving the crew quite a show close to the boat. The captain battled scattered grass as well but still put several nice yellowfin tuna and dolphin in the box. One tuna wasnt so lucky as it was hit by a shark before the crew could get it to the boat. The captain reports that the offshore fishing conditions were improving later in the afternoon.
The Oregon Inlet fishing report for the charter Skiligal was a in the captains words “fishing was unreal for us”. The captain was able to locate some nice yellowfin tuna and the crew managed to put 8 nice ones in the boat. The action was good landing almost 40 gaffer sized dolphin and a nice mako shark.
Trophy Hunter’s captain made the decision to change up the plan and head a little farther south in search of some good fishing. Today resulted in some smaller yellowfin tuna and some nicer fish. In the end, they put 8 in the box and tossed several more back. Later in the day the fishing conditions found scattered bites for dolphin.
Obsession, fishing out of Pirates Cove found the rougher sea conditions on Monday as well which brought with it scattered grass which made the dolphin bite a little tougher. Sticking it out, the captain was able to put the crew on a nice mix of yellowfin tuna and dolphin to round out the days catch. One of the days yellowfins weighed in at 59 pounds. Today, the captain was able to pick right up with the dolphin fishing, filling the box with 10-26 pound dolphin.
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