Fathers’ Day Weekend 2018

Fathers’ Day Weekend 2018

The Sea Grappler of Beaufort Charters fished 5 out of the last 6 days. Our half day inshore trips caught bluefish and Spanish. Offshore Friday and Saturday we scrapped up some bottom fish and slinger Mahi. But yesterday, Fathers’ Day, we hit the big ones, as...
Near shore fishing is in full swing.

Near shore fishing is in full swing.

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon yesterday trolling with a couple of enthusiastic youngsters and their mentors. The Spanish were snapping; lots of small albies, some blues, and about a dozen undersize kings were boated. The hot water (82 degrees) hasn’t...
Mahi attack

Mahi attack

From Spanish to Mahi to bottom fish, everything out there is turned on and hungry. The last 2 days, we had a group of Lake Erie walleye fishermen with us, and they had a blast. Sunday we trolled up a load of gaffer dolphin and like most offshore trolling, there was...
Friday 06/02/2017 fishing report

Friday 06/02/2017 fishing report

On Friday, we had three generations of fishermen and women on board the Sea Grappler for a little Spanish trip. Three of the adults are retired from the USCG, including Dave (alias FishAngel.) It’s always more relaxing for the captain when the party knows their...
Fishing report 05/19/2017

Fishing report 05/19/2017

The flags flying at Homer Smith’s marina in Beaufort, NC were standing straight out this morning, even though the forecast was for 2 foot seas at nine second interval. The inlet and near shore seas were a bit bumpy, but the further¬†offshore we went, the better...

Conservation and the Environment

The Sea Grappler crew is proud to be a part of the first “Fishing for Plastics” tournament, June 3rd, 2017. For some time, we have been involved in the research being done by the Plastic Ocean foundation. Plastics are wonderful, and it would be hard to...
SEA GRAPPLER UPDATES

SEA GRAPPLER UPDATES

New bottom work for the girl. We reduced lift rail surface and added beads for a drier, smoother ride. She’s always been a great sea boat, but now even better.