Fishing expert and writer catches first bluefin out of a kayak in the Gulf Stream

For the past month, the bluefin bite has been outstanding off the cost of Hatteras Island. According to Ric Burnley, writer and frequent Hatteras Island fishermen, boats running to the edge of the Gulf Stream have been catching 100- to 200-pound bluefin by chunking, jigging, trolling – even throwing top water poppers. Continue reading


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Check out Hatteras Island’s newest trend, “mothershipping,” where a kayak fisherman is launched from a charter boat into the Gulf Stream. If you are looking for an adventure, this one will surely be memorable! Photo by Joy Crist of Surf or Sound Realty.


Picture of the Week

A kayak can offer an amazing vantage point of the sealife in the Gulf Stream, as evident by this dolphin thrashing out of the water. Photo by Joy Crist of Surf or Sound Realty.