Posts filed under: Offshore Trolling

Report Sun-Mon Overnighter 2-3 Oct 2016

Hurricane Matthew is bearing down us so had to slip for one more trip before the big blow.  We headed out Sunday at 9 am and stopped by the Navy Buoys NW of the Norfolk Canyon.  Put out a trolling spread...
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Tue-Wed (Sept 13-14, 2016) Offshore Overnight Report

Fished a Tue-Wed overnight trip to the Washington Canyon with Brian, his dad Bill, Terry, Clyde and Wes.  Bumpy ride out and back but the fishing was good.  We bailed a few mahi on the way out on a few...
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Overnighter Fri-Sat Aug 19-20, 2016

As long as the weather cooperates (and it did) the offshore overnighter continues to be a great experience offshore.  This time of year we do a little bit of everything.  Mahi bailing, trolling, deep dropping, and sword fishing at night. ...
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Norfolk Canyon Sat-Sun 2-3 July 2016

Fished offshore Sat-Sun arriving late afternoon to the canyon. Everything slicked out nice by Sat evening. Managed 3 nice YFT biggest 60 lbs. Fished the last light around the whales for big eye tuna but did not catch one. Night...
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Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4, 2016

Fished offshore Friday in windy, foggy conditions. Thick fog from the inlet all the way to the canyon, foggy most of the day. Managed 4 YFT and 4 mahi. Blind trolling in the fog is challenging. Much better weather on...
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Offshore Run Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

Put together a last minute offshore trip on Thursday after seeing reports of YFT. I had taken off the boat all my offshore gear including my new bly riggers but put them back on Wed. After all that effort, we...
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Offshore Report 31 Oct – 1 Nov 2015

 Fished from the 370 to the 250 line from 30 fathoms to 250 fathoms with water from 68 to 71. Troll bite was slow for us with only 1 wahoo and a handful of mahi. Halloween night was a pleasant...
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3 Day Report, 20-22 Oct 2015 Meat Run Offshore

Fished Tue, Wed, and Thursday this week. Tue-Wed was an overnighter fishing the water behind the VB cigar 100-150 line. Troll bite was slow but managed a double YFT at 6 pm. Found a lobster ball that was loaded with...
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Norfolk Canyon Overnight Report Wed Thu (16-17 Sep 2015

Perfect weather window for Wed-Thu so headed out to the canyon for another overnighter. Torn between running south, hitting the Norfolk or Washington. Got a chloro shot that showed some water pushing into the Norfolk with green water over the...
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Washington Canyon Overnighter

Hit the Washington Canyon Thu-Fri for an overnighter.  Crewed up with Alex, Demetri, Doug, and Mark with the Andy as mate.  Worked the inshore lumps at 25-35 fathoms without a sniff.  Heard the troll bite was slow so deep dropped...
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