REEL ESCAPE CHARTERS REPORT FROM 8/24

  FISHING REPORT FROM REEL ESCAPE CHARTERS We had the pleasure of taking the Schmitt / Ellis / Grant walk on party out to the Norfolk canyon and boy what an exciting day on the mahi and tile fish.  Altogether we brought back 70 fish, about 48 mahi and 22 tiles……it was a long evening…

Have the power to fish longer with today’s equipment

When I think about the evolution of fishing boats, it’s mind-boggling. In the early days of my fishing career, guiding and chasing the tournament trails, my fishing boat was a pretty simple outfit. It measured 16 feet, had a 40-horse outboard, a 12-volt trolling motor and a single flasher for sonar. The only electric accessories…

Gander Mountain reports higher Q2 sales, lower net loss

  Gander Mountain Company today reported sales of US$252.9 million for its second quarter ended August 2, 2008, a 16.8 per cent increase over the same period a year ago. The company also reported a net loss of US$4.9 million compared to a net loss of US$9.7 million a year ago. Gander Mountain reports higher…

Sea turtles to be released at Cape Charles

A Virginia aquarium team will release three Kemp's ridley sea turtles on the Eastern Shore today. The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center said the release of the turtles, named Snap, Crackle and Pop, is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Cape Charles. Aquarium officials say the turtles were rescued last month from the cooling water…

Fountain President Resigns

Fountain Powerboat Industries president R. David Knight resigned from the company. Knight, who also served as president of its operating subsidiary Fountain Powerboats, left the company effective last Friday, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The document says Knight submitted his resignation Aug. 20 Fountain president resigns

2008 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament results Scott Kidd makes list and gets a Bike!!!!

  2008 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Sunday, August 24, 2008 Catch Master by Boat ALEXIS, 74' VIKING (#011) Totals for Boat - 1 Fish Caught: 0 Boated, 1 Released, 0 Tagged Harris, Grady M JR 8/23/2008 9:05 AM White Marlin R T C 70.00 ANN WARRICK, 76' PAUL MANN (#007) Totals for Boat - 3…

Florida boater sues oil companies over ethanol, with eye to class action suit

A Florida boat owner last week filed a lawsuit against US oil companies, alleging they sold ethanol-blended fuel to boaters while knowing it would cause damage to engines. Florida boat owner Erick Kelecseny claims that his boat engine and fuel tank were damaged by ethanol-blended gas. Florida boater sues oil companies over ethanol, with eye…

State program helps lure in young anglers

The future of fishing keeps getting brighter in Virginia. Anglers age 15 or younger can participate in a state-sponsored program that awards them for catching and releasing at least six different species in a year. State program helps lure in young anglers | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament 1229 LBS Blue Marlin on MIMI

Pirates Cove just Weighs a  1229lb Blue boated By MIMI. Capt. Mike King Carolina Beach NC. on board Trey Irvine's Mimi Fort Lauderdale Fla. Also on board Paul Spencer builder of the boat. 140 in length 84 in girth 20 in tail.   Here are some pictures taken by Chase Spence at Pirate's Cove:  …

Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament Day 1 Results

  Warrior, One of the local Virginia Beach Boats coming back on Day One. Congratulations to Captain Jeff James on Reel Deal holding 2nd on Day 1. Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament August 12th Results Sportfisherman.com Day 1 Pictures Sportfisherman.com Rigging Day Pictures  

East Coast Summer Flounder Stock Rebounds

A scientific reappraisal of the East Coast summer flounder stock shows the flatfish population is much closer to a full recovery than previously thought, a finding that could allow the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to move today toward allowing a modest increase in fishermen's catches for 2009. "This is the first time in years that…

Waterman Brings in the Top Mako of the White Marlin Open

Congrats to Mike Standing & Crew with a     Nope....That's a dolphin!   No, No.........I'm sure that's a tuna! There it is 110.5 lb Mako!!! Congrat to Donnie Sormener on Waterman with Capt Mike Standing... 2008 White Marlin Open Day 2 Coverage - Page 13 - Sport Fishing Forum

Capt Max King’s EELING & REELING for MONSTER STRIPED BASS DVD.

  Just Arrived!! All Pre-order copies have been shipped!! Currently this DVD can be purchased at  Greg's Bait Shack2560 Airline Blvd.Portsmouth, VA 23701 (757) 465-9020 • (757) 651-1294 Bishop Fishing Supply 1215 Gerge Wshngtn Mm HwyYorktown, VA 23693 Phone: (757) 591-9300 If you have any questions please call me at 757 650-3176 or email chesapeakeangler@cox.net…

White Marlin Open

Get ready to see the White Marlin Open out of Ocean City, MD. August 4th thru 8th. Some local Virginia Boats are there: Team Right Hook Waterman Sniper Rebel Victory Lap Canyon Hunter Sea Wolf Virginian Go get um!!!! White Marlin Open

Two tarpon tussles of the first rank

  Tarpon fishing in Virginia has provided some interesting fish stories lately. Paul Rideout of Franklin offered one of the best. An avid summer pier fisherman, Rideout recently worked the end of the Little Island Fishing Pier in Sandbridge, trying to catch one of the big king mackerel swarming around the area. Two tarpon tussles…

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