Trip Reports

November 2, 2014

Trip 29 Report (8-Day 10/11-10/19/2014) JRI Lures Rocks Wahoo!

Guest reporter John Jordan: Our first JRI Custom Lures sponsored trip is in the books. We had a great group of guys and a good time was had by all. Capt. Mike Lackey put together a awesome plan. First stop would be the Canos for our fill of the better grade yellows we heard about. […]


September 29, 2014

Trip 25 Report (3-Day 9/16-9/21/2014) Tuna

Finished up our last 3-day of the 2014 season enjoying good weather. and great YellowFin Tuna fishing and a pick at bigger tuna in the 25- to 40-lb class on the outer banks. Looking forward to a fabulous Fall to follow up this super Summer? Jackpot winners were Rob Chapman in 1st with a 41.5-lb […]


September 22, 2014

Trip 22 Report (5-Day 9/1-9/6/2014) Phenix Rods Trip

Thanks to Phenix Rods for another great sponsored trip. The tuna are definitely getting bigger and even more fun is to be had. Jackpot winners were Mike Braswell in 1st with a 44-lb Tuna, John Medler came 2nd with a 41.5-lber, and tied for 3rd were Thomas Elliott and Dan Gleason at 40.5 each.


September 8, 2014

Trip 18 Report (3-Day 8/17-8/20/2014) Tuna

Limit-style fishing just keeps on coming. This trip we scratched at some larger Tuna while enjoying the perfect weather. This year has been a stellar 3-day trip season but we looking forward to Fall with lots of big guys out there waiting for us.  Jackpot winners with Mike Llewellyn with an 84.5-lber and Bryan Van […]


August 12, 2014

Trip 13 Report (3-Day 7/31-8/3/2014) Tuna

Another awesome Tuna 3-day trip. Gorgeous weather with fun fishing. Jackpot winners were Jason Bates with a 68-lber and Ian Fujino with his 67-lber.


August 4, 2014

Trip 11 Report (5-Days 7/23-7/28/2014) PENN Reels

  Steve Carson was here!! That says it all. He always brings the swag and fun. Great fishing for school tuna and few trophies in the mix. It was a good trip to remember Tiny and Ralph Holmes and to welcome future HOT STICK Nathan “Hot Dog” Winicki, not to mention some fun family time […]


July 14, 2014

Trip 7-14 (7/8 – 7/13/14) 5-Day Beauchamp Group

We had good days and slow days but in the end we had a great catch of nice-size YT and good action on school YFT. Finished up with the BFT up to 76.6 lbs. Jackpot winners: John Beauchamp  with the 76.6-lb BFT, Jim Pea in 2nd with a 33.8-lber, and Jim Mason close behind with […]


July 6, 2014

Trip 5 Report (5-Days 6/29-7/4/2014)

Great weather, loaded up with quality YT then on to good scratch on YFT and topped off with some BFT. JP winners: Scott Bendorf 32.5-lb YT, 27-lb YT Bill Rinkes, 26-lb YT  Ed Thompson


December 9, 2013

2013 Cows Trip!

Fished beautiful weather with lots of action the 1st couple of day on fish up to 90 lbs but finally settled in on the anchor for the BIG FISH. Action was slow but when it came, it was AMAZING! We added in some yummy Wahoo for the holiday tables. Hot stick was Larry King with his […]


November 4, 2013

SD Anglers 10-Day (10/20-10/30/13)

This ultra limited 16-passenger trip was all but ultra limited when it came to fishing and fun. We had 4 days of wahoo action with the top Ono going to Mark Logan with a 65.4-lber and he also tied for top stick with 12 of those exciting fish. Good scratch on yellowtail and yellow fin […]