82-pound wahoo landed at Georgetown Hole

The fishing forecast for April in South Carolina Sportsman magazine reported that some of the biggest wahoo could be caught in April just ahead of the blue water blitz that grips the entire month of May. On April 14, the crew of the T/T/ Charger left Charleston for the Georgetown Hole, and Paul Godbout was on the reel when an 82.4-pound monster wahoo screamed the drag and became their daymaker fish. […]

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Near Record Wahoo Caught Oct. 15

October 15 was a good day for Billy Brock, Sr. Unlike some folks who were rushing to get their taxes in before the extension expired, he was reaping the dividends of being more timely in dealing with the IRS.


Wahoo Fever

Chesson O’Briant works as a sales manager at his family’s business, Emerald Marine Boat Sales and Service at Cape Carteret.

For better or for worse, the fact is that having a boat business with an ocean so close at hand nearby lured him away from an upstate college before he completed the courses needed for graduation. Now 25, he’s an accomplished king mackerel fisherman — or make that was an accomplished king mackerel fisherman. […]


Wild for Wahoo

At age 40, Capt. John Jenkins has become one of the Morehead City waterfront’s most respected offshore captains.

He has operated his 55-foot Jarrett Bay, Calcutta, for 10 fishing seasons, and when he talks about big game fishing, everybody listens, and from spring to fall the name of the game is wahoo. […]

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Tuna, wahoo invade bluewater

It’s hard to imagine a better time of year to go offshore for bluewater fish than early May, and Capt. Jeff Fisher of Calabash, N.C., says the action out of Little River has been fantastic this week. […]