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  1. Pompano Bait/Rig

    North Carolina
    Anyone have one they like better than the other? Also, best bait when sand fleas aren’t around? I’d like to try for them near Kure Beach this week. Thanks for any advice.
  2. IRI is so crowded

    Maryland/ Delaware
    went to IRI for 5 hours on saturday from 7am to 12pm. the day started out calm with few boats driving by. By 10am, boats were in full swing. I've lost count to how many boats were going in and out. I bet turbulence from the boats stressed out most of the fish. It was scrazy... I'll just...
  3. DIY live bait bucket

    Open Forum
    I'd like to build a DIY live bait bucket for the pier. I plan to make it out of a 5 gallon plastic bucket. Does anyone have any pics of theirs or even some tips on how they built one? I've seen several ways to make them, and I'm just trying to get some ideas for mine.
  4. Hook size and type for surf fishing

    Open Forum
    Planning on doing some surf fishing this September in the Outer Banks. Will be my first time surf fishing and I'm not really sure on what sizes and types of hooks I should be using. I plan to just soak some bait (cut mullet, FB's, shrimp, sandfleas, etc.) in the surf on some double bottom rigs...
  5. River Rig

    The Fishing Bible
    Getting ready for the Sea Mullet (kingfish) here and have been hearing about a "River Rig" in the OBX that is being used for the Sea Mullet and Pomps. Anybody have any info in these? Made with the flourocarbon leaders and have been catching pretty good down there and want to try em up here on...
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