The 47258 was out on the bar this morning conducting a first light bar report. Conditions on the bar are 8-10ft breaks with occasional 12ft breaks. Winds are out of the north around 15-20 knots...Sounds like a perfect day for training!
headed back in around mid-morning, as our bunch was a little under the weather. we did manage to put something in the box, including a citation 91lb yellowfin. @ Manteo, North Carolina ... See moreSee less
Carly A SportfishingTook a couple of tries, but we finally got Pat Warrell and friends out today. Had some bites and got back in without breaking anything. Except for the guy with the pacemaker that went off and shocked the shit out of him (twice) while he was fighting a yellowfin. No problem though.. He dropped the rod and went and sat down and had a beer 🤔🤔🤔
When Bart Miller passed away on March 6, 2018, he left behind not only a highly successful lure brand that bears his nickname of Black Bart, but also a legacy that will live on for future generations of sport fishermen.
PSA PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT PSA There is a lot of misinformation out there about accessibility through Oregon Inlet this spring and summer. OREGON INLET WILL BE OPEN EVERYDAY. There will be scheduled 2 hour closures that will take place most likly mid morning or mid afternoon on some days as to not interfere with the normal pattern of boat traffic. The contractors, PCL, NCDOT, USACE and the USCG are all very aware of the importance of keeping the safest navigation channel open and are commited to insuring safe passage. The schedule of closures will be posted and all entities will have them. There will also be appropriate Notice to Mariners announcements on CH16. Please copy and paste to get the word out. ... See moreSee less
If your headed out of Oregon Inlet the next few weeks/months, please be aware of the up incoming bridge replacement safety zone. According to North Carolina Department of Transportation it should last no more than 2 hours per day during minimal vessel traffic times. For up to date information or question please visit:
For up to date information about the Oregon Inlet bar conditions and current bridge information please contact the unit at 252-441-6260.
Be safe out there!
Uh-oh, those navigational aids aren’t watching properly! After the last storm and deep freeze, many aids in the area were damaged by ice, moved off station or are altogether missing. Our partners at Aids to Navigation Team (ANT) Wanchese have been working diligently to get everything back in order as soon as possible and even came by to pick up some aids we had retrieved. If you are transiting the area, please use extreme caution and remember that safe navigation is ultimately the responsibility of the vessel’s operator. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the station at 252-441-6260.
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Oregon Inlet Surf Drills this afternoon provided by #HurricaneMaria did not disappoint. Here are just a few images of this mornings training. The surf training was an excellent training opportunity for our break-in Surfman and boat crewman alike.
Another day in the life at a Coast Guard Surf Station. Today the unit took advantage of the available training conditions to operate in the surf conditions provided by the last few days of the storm. Successful day in the surf as recertification's were completed for surf tasks as well as driving time for our up incoming break-in Surfman and Heavy Weather Coxswains.
Been a little slack on the photos since I've been back home in NC, trout fishing has been good! Lots of undersized fish from 10" to just under 14" and some nice fish up to 20" mixed in. Been great tuna fishing on the Carly A as well. Nice to be able to fish inshore and offshore as well
After a brief haul out for a little maintenance, we are back in the water and ready to start fishing again. Thanks to Spencer's, Wild Cat Propellers and Gregory Poole for getting us up and running again👍👍 ... See moreSee less