The autumn dance of the salmon, mullets and drum

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By Michael Lydick 5:36 a.m., Seattle time. I’m sitting three feet from the guide, who is staring intently at the digital silhouettes of King Salmon...

Observed on Ocracoke: fishing with Morty Gaskill

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Text and photos by Peter Vankevich Heading out of Oyster Creek in a 20-foot skiff with commercial fisherman Morty Gaskill, it is a cool November...

Tournament anglers score most fish ever

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach The 36th annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament was one for the records...

BIG FISH! Island charter captains hunting trophy swordfish

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Some Ocracoke charter fishermen have ramped up their gamesmanship with a new and...

Meetings to explain new flounder permit and reporting requirements postponed

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Update for July 16 posting.  MOREHEAD CITY – The state Division of Marine Fisheries has postponed two meetings scheduled for next week to explain new flounder...

Spring Fishing

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April 2013by Ken DeBarth It is that time of year again! Spring is here and it is time to go fish­ing. After the long...

Ask the Observer: What is this strange-looking fish? Shocking answer

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By Peter Vankevich Long-time fishing buddies Ned Bull and Lanier Smith, both of Kernersville, spotted an unusual fish Dec. 9 while fishing south of the airport...

A spiritual endeavor: The art of drum fishing

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Text and photos by Michael Lydick It’s 10:30 at night, and I’m standing up to...

More fun than fish at this year’s annual surf fishing tourney

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Text and photos by Connie Leinbach Blustery, stormy weather may have dampened the angling for the 34th Annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament but it...

Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers

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MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fishermen and scientists to advise them on various fisheries issues. Two regional...