Our next meeting will take place on September 12, 2016 at the Golden Corral Hanes Mall. Dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. Captain Dave Tilley, owner of SaltwaterCentral.com will be our speaker. Captain Dave will be speaking to us about how to find fish from space and anchoring techniques. This is a meeting you won’t want to miss!!
Dinner at 6p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Hanes Mall Golden Corral. Out speaker will be Captain Jody Gay, owner of Blue Water Candy Lures and member of the winning team of the Cape Lookout Shootout Tournament. Captain Jody will be talking to us about grouper fishing. Cannot say enough good things about Jody, his family and his company. They are huge supporters of our group, so be sure to come out and show support for his seminar. He definitely knows a thing or two about fishing and if you want to learn how to catch more, don’t miss this meeting!!
Captain Mitchell Blake with Down East Guide Service did an excellent job educating our folks on drum and trophy drum fishing. He talked about the science behind the fish, rods, reels, tackle, rigs, and the proper way to handle these very important fish. Thank you so much for sharing some of what you know with our group!
Reminder of our upcoming meeting July 11, 2016 at the Golden Corral Hanes Mall in Winston Salem. Dinner at 6:00, meeting starts at 7:00. Our speaker this month is Captain Mitchell Blake with Down East Guide Service. Captain Mitch’s specialties are Riverine Striped Bass (winter/spring), inshore mixed bag: specks, pups, flounder (summer/fall), tarpon and trophy red drum (July – September). He will speak on Trophy Red Drum Tactics and Mixed Bag Applications. This is one guy who definitely knows how to put you on the fish! Don’t miss the opportunity to learn. Hope to see you there!
There has been a change in our speaker for the June 13, 2016 meeting at Hanes Mall Golden Corral (dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.). Our speaker will be Captain Ray Massengill from Down East Guide Service. Ray will be speaking to us about bottom fishing (grouper, sea bass, trigger fish, etc.) Captain Ray has been running charters and commercial fishing for 35 years. His specialty is snapper and grouper. Make sure you don’t miss this one!
Annual Raffle Winners
Roger Eddy won the Cranford Taxidermy mount
Philip Black won 2 custom rods from Roger Eddy
Linda Brigadier won 2 custom rods from Roger Eddy
Jack Allen won a fishing trip with Bob Miller
Ronnie Hedrick won a fishing trip with Steve Craven
Eric Davis won a fishing trip with Dieter Cardwell
Congratulations to all our WINNERS!!
Our next meeting will take place on May 9, 2016 at the Golden Corral Hanes Mall, Winston Salem. Dinner is at 6 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7 p.m.
Our speaker will be Captain Rod Bierstedt from On My Way Charters (www.onmywaycharters.com). He will be speaking on fishing for Mahi from 10 miles in Summer to Gulf Stream in Spring. Don’t miss this one if you want to learn how to catch more Mahi!
Our next meeting will take place on April 11, 2016 at Golden Corral, Hanes Mall, Winston Salem. Dinner at 6p.m, meeting at 7 p.m.
Want to become more proficient in using your electronics? Need help fine tuning or have specific issues you want an answers to? This meeting should come in handy for honing your expertise. Our speaker will be Michael Corbishley, Navico/Lowrance ProStaff. He will be talking about how to get the most of your electronics, sharing the newest technology and answering questions to try and problem solve issues you might be having. Hope to see you there!
Our next meeting will take place on March 14, 2016 at Golden Corral, Hanes Mall, Winston Salem. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.
Our speaker will be Captain Paul Thompson of Impulsive Fishing Charters out of Bald Head Island, NC. He will be speaking to us on fishing for Wahoo, Tuna and Billfish offshore. He will also be bringing a computerized reel that he uses to show and talk about.
Elections for officers for the upcoming year will take place at this meeting.
There is still time to register for the fishing school taking place on March 19, 2016 if you have not done so.
Also, a reminder that dues were due in January. If you have not paid them, please do so at the March meeting.
See you all soon!!