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Forum: The Carolinas
08-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By mojohalibut

Went on a trip to Florida from NC, while getting...

Went on a trip to Florida from NC, while getting the trailer ready I unplugged the chest freezer to run a tool. When we got back a week later something didnt smell too good. Deer hams, shrimp,...
08-21-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,694
Posted By mojohalibut

When we head offshore, I text a family member our...

When we head offshore, I text a family member our intentions once we know the sea conditions and thus finalize our plans. That gives them a heading and expected distance along with approximate...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-21-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By mojohalibut

Rick, are flounder caught in the northern states...

Rick, are flounder caught in the northern states but landed in NC counted against NC's quota?
Forum: The Carolinas
08-21-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,676
Posted By mojohalibut

If you were to have a picture of all of the rec...

If you were to have a picture of all of the rec caught flounder (individuals and guides) in one place at one time...caught on any given day, what would that look like? Would that be ok?
Forum: The Carolinas
08-19-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By mojohalibut

I apologize as my post was not a bash on...

I apologize as my post was not a bash on Hispanics but the general ignorance of many on the water. Many operators are purely oblivious when it comes to operating machinery not to mention boats/water...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-14-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By mojohalibut

20 years ago in the Topsail area, red drum were...

20 years ago in the Topsail area, red drum were not very plentiful. Now we have a decent population. Netting restrictions have made a great improvement in the fishery. I dont fish inshore but do...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-12-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By mojohalibut

Close one....

Put the boat in the water yesterday after having been on the hill for about a year, wanted to give it a good shake down cruise to work the bugs out before heading offshore. Ran local for about 20...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

This post is about the declining shrimp in the...

This post is about the declining shrimp in the Topsail area inshore waters. This has nothing to do with skill and is not just for this year. Itís been declining for 15 to 20 years
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

What Gill is saying and I agree with him, is that...

What Gill is saying and I agree with him, is that reality doesnít line up with the anti commercial agenda. The guides that Iíve known for years have had no problem putting their clients on...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

Can anyone tell me how many tons you can remove...

Can anyone tell me how many tons you can remove from a bio-mass before having a negative effect? No one can, we dont have that knowledge. That is a real problem. Ccat from my experience I dont...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

FWIW I'm in Pender county, not the biggest body...

FWIW I'm in Pender county, not the biggest body of water but used to be very productive.
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

In addition I have worked with DMF and some of...

In addition I have worked with DMF and some of their biologists and have been disappointed in the arrogance and lack of knowledge that I've encountered. But that is what you get with govt. Putting...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

The graphs and charts are information collected...

The graphs and charts are information collected in larger bodies of water and dont reflect areas such as mine. I view my area to be the "canary in the coal mine". They are also 2nd hand information...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

Yes it has declined but for what reason? Lets...

Yes it has declined but for what reason? Lets not make this a comm vs rec debate, there is a problem in my area and I'm looking for the reason behind it. I'm looking for answers just like you.
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

What is your point? Can you explain the decline...

What is your point? Can you explain the decline in our local fishery, I have some theories but they arent popular.
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

Rick I think you missed my point.....there are no...

Rick I think you missed my point.....there are no shrimp in my area, which has been in a decline for years, therefor no boats fishing for them. The point of my post was to point out exactly that. I...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

Not sure how the price of shrimp has an effect on...

Not sure how the price of shrimp has an effect on the population in this area. While I agree with you that the Pamlico is a valuable estuary I disagree with your claim that trawlers in that area have...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

Rick, my area is far removed from the Pamlico...

Rick, my area is far removed from the Pamlico which is a little more than 100 miles from here. The only big boats in this area are in the ocean
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

They caught white shrimp all winter long in the...

They caught white shrimp all winter long in the ocean. Iím not comfortable with the fishing pressure for the ďroeĒ shrimp as they provide the next years crop. In this area the spotted and browns...
Forum: The Carolinas
08-07-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By mojohalibut

Shrimp Run.....

As a kid growing up at Topsail Beach, we had a healthy and somewhat profitable inshore shrimp fishery. Driving across the old swing bridge on any given evening you could see a very long line of boats...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-01-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,328
Posted By mojohalibut

Pretty sure that beer has been causing my gout so...

Pretty sure that beer has been causing my gout so Iíve been having Whiteclaws instead. Itís not bad but itís not great.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-31-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,273
Posted By mojohalibut

Life is great, no complaints

Life is great, no complaints
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-25-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,856
Posted By mojohalibut

When the bit stops its due to hitting aggregate...

When the bit stops its due to hitting aggregate or re-bar. Get a drift pin and use it to fracture the stone, the bit will then be able to cut again.
07-21-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,441
Posted By mojohalibut

Ya'll need Rick S from the NC section, he has all...

Ya'll need Rick S from the NC section, he has all the answers. Its all Commercial fishermen......according to him
Forum: The Carolinas
07-17-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 32,067
Posted By mojohalibut

Its clear to see that some view all commercial...

Its clear to see that some view all commercial fisherman with the same twisted view of being poor and lazy. This proves once again that you dont know shit about what you spew! Many men make a 6...
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