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7.11.20 11:14 am


Sat - 7/11-


9:00AM - Been busy and the weather has not been cooperating the last few days.  Few Capts. that report to us went out Thursday, but we did get a call from Capt. Jeremy Blunt on the charter boat "Wrecker" to take a pic of his anglers 11 yellowfin.  Caught on a steady bite in the SE corner of the Poor Man's Canyon.  Water in the upper 70's.  Last one caught as they were pulling in the lines.  Friday was a washout. 
Update on OC Tuna Tournament - it has been changed to a 2 day, fishing 1 day tournament.  We understand 32 boats registered and 2 went out today, the "Marli" and we think "Lights Out".  Not 100% on the second one.  Don't expect much info today, Most of our reporting captains are not out.


Weather - 


Inshore - Breezy humid hot day with chances of thunderstorms early afternoon.  Winds S/SSW 13-16 mph.


Offshore -  Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  510 AM
TODAY  S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas  3 to 6 ft.  
TONIGHT
 SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.  Seas 4 to 6 ft.  
SUN
 Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to  15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 


Weds - 7/8 - 


1:26PM - Latest from Capt. John - "Not much to report, some Bad luck for us today pull the hooks on three or four fish had a few swings Misses . frustrating give it about another 30 minutes"


11:08AM - Latest from Capt. John - "Catch another single. Slow slow pick nice fish 50-60lbs"


10:32AM - From the charter boat "Chasing Tides" - "Trolling spoons inshore today with Capt Cade Seely. Scattered Spanish mackerel bite but nothing great" & "Just pulled another released Mylar balloon out of the ocean, bringing our total up to 17 since we began counting two weeks ago."


10:11AM - Capt. John Oughton reports - "Catch another single, few short bites. Frustrating hear a few bites scattered about."


9:10AM - Capt. John Oughton reports - "Good morning! Fishing up north again 75° water pretty day catch two single so far"


9:00AM - Slow day offshore yesterday.  We were delivering papers yesterday, so here is a summary from Tues:
- Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "That's Right" reported he went north to try something different.  By 10Am he had 3 yellowfin in the box.  Early on it was flat calm and 75 degree water.  By 11AM the fishing had slowed, but they got one more yellowfin out of 2 bites.  By early afternoon the bites were gone.  Chatter on the radio seemed that everyone was slow.  The storms were not helping either.  Other than the catch in the morning it was a "very very slow day".




Weather - 


Inshore - Partly sunny, highs in the low 90s.  Winds SE at 5-10 mph


Offshore - 451 AM
TODAY  SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers  and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated showers  and tstms.  
THU
 E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.  Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.


Tues - 7/7 -


7:30AM - slow day yesterday.  Reports of some yellowfin tuna and bluefish.  Capt. Monty Hawkins on the head boat "Morning Star" reports yesterday's - "... sea bass bite was mostly fussy with an occasional decent pick around the rail. Nice fish too. ... They came on better after it was time to go home. Seems every species bites better when it’s time to leave.".  He stayed and a couple anglers got their limits.  Very unusual for July!


Weather -


Inshore - Mostly cloudy this morning with rain showers, then becoming partly sunny.  Highs in the mid 80s. Winds S 10-15mph.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  514 AM 
TODAY  S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.  


TONIGHT  S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft.


WED  SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and  tstms.

Mon - 7/6 - 


1:48PM - Capt. Buddy Whetzle reports - "Bubblehead released the white marlin in the South Baltimore Canyon wall.    -"


1:46PM - Last of the day from Capt. John - "Headed home catch a few yellowfins and some bluefish. Seemed a little slower today. Try our luck again tomorrow"


11:26AM - Latest from Capt. John - "Not much to it. Hear a bite every now and then. We are wondering now looking for a few more bites"


10:00AM - Capt John Oughton shares - "Bluefish bite has slowed down, shew. Just catch another Yellowfin"


9:48AM - Capt. Chris Watakowski on the charter boat "Springmix II" reports - " 1/2 day inshore trip. All the Spanish and bluefish  you want. Going shark fishing here in a bit let you know how that is"


9:00AM - Morning reports:


From Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "That's Right"
    - 6:04AM - "Morning. Started out inshore. Catch a release aMako  SW wind 2/3 foot 74 degrees"
    - 7:44Am - "Few bites, scattered about in 25 fathoms. All Yellowfins"
    - 8:23AM - "Few bluefish few tunas not as crowded. Nice out"


From Capt. Buddy Whetzel on the charter boat "Bubblehead" - "Bubblehead started out just north of the poor man's Canyon in 80 fathoms, working my way out. Seas 3 to 4, at five seconds from the south. Water temp 72"


Weather -


Inshore - Sunny to partly cloudy. A stray afternoon thunderstorm is possible. High 86F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  507 AM
TODAY  SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt, then,  becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 S winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft.  
TUE
 S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


Sun - 7/5 -
"He that has a fifth on the fourth shall not come forth on the fifth...."


2:25PM -  That is it for Capt. John today - "That's it for us today try again tomorrow, hope everyone had a great 4th of July!! Happy to have a handful of tunas"


1:25PM - Latest from Capt. John - "Few bites here and there  Still real pretty out."


1:00PM -  quick check of the OC bay from our office shows about a 'billion' boats and jet skis plowing the waves.


11:15AM - Capt. John and our other charter captains need some help.  They could use some room around their boats as they fish and especially when they have fish on.  Last note from John - "Hear a bite here and there. Be nice if all the center consoles would give the charter boats a little room ?????. We get bit and they just swarm you." & "Just something to keep in mind, little Curtsy goes a long way. Thanks. Still looking around in 45 fathoms."


8:07AM - More from Capt. JohnJust catch a double Yellowfins outta 3 bites. 31 fathoms


6:53AM - Capt. John updates - "Hear a couple fish caught but not ugh to it yet. Lot of bait, conditions look good"


6:05AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports -"Morning. Started on the hot dog. Catch a pair right off the bat. Flat calm 73 degrees"


Weather - 


Inshore - Coastal Waters Forecast 611 AM EDT 
TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.  A slight chance of showers and tstms late. TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. .MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  509 AM
TODAY  N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable, then, becoming  S. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
MON
 SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft.


Sat - 7/4 - Happy Birthday America!!




9:00AM -
Spent yesterday evening at the scales for the Ocean City Marlin Club's Canyon Kickoff Tournament.  Lots of yellowfin tuna brought to the scales, with many caught at the Hot Dog.  Almost all canyons were called out with the Baltimore and Wilmington highlighted more.  Flatlines and wide trackers were effective. 



Outside of the tournament, private boat "Bar South" brought in a nice 200+ lb. swordfish and charter boat "Blood Money" caught and released 5 white marlin.



Weather -
   


Inshore - Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 950 AM

REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. 




Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  459 AM
TODAY  NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE less than 5 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
SUN
 N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas  3 to 4 ft.

Fri - 7/3 -


11:32AM - Capt. Buddy Whetzel on the charter boat "Bubblehead" out of Bahia Marina reports - "Got covered up several times at the hotdog with bluefish. Pushed off shore to the Baltimore Canyon, just bought it a nice yellow fin.  2 foot seas winds gusting 10 to 15 kn, water clarity is clean. Fishing Inlet Baltimore Canyon" & "Probably 40 boats scattered about here at the 300 line..."


10:36AM - Capt. Chris Miller of 'first white marlin 2020!' fame reports - "3/5 on yellowfin so far, slowed up around 9:30". He is fishing in the Washington Canyon.


5:38AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports a cryptic message this morning!- "Notta very slow week for me"


First day of the Ocean City Marlin Club Canyon Kick Off - good luck to all the boats!  Looks like a lot when out today.


Weather - 


Inshore - Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out20 nm-630 AM.
TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Seas around 02 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. 
SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. 


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  446 AM


TODAY  W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
SAT
 N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


Thurs - 7/2 - 


11:00AM - More from Capt. John - "Not much to report some bites first thing, slow now. Not finding much bait. Fog has lifted."


10:30AM - Capt. Adam Wilson on the charter boat "Chasin' Tides" reports - "In the Baltimore today. Slow overall but just put an eyeball on the deck. Taxman took his fee on it. Ate a green machine.


8:30AM - The yellowfin bite was on yesterday in the Washington Canyon.  Charter boats "Boss Hogg", Shorebilly" and "White Lighting" returned to the dock with nice catches. 


6:20AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Good morning. Had to do a little boat work yesterday back at it today. Starting off in the flats on the west side of the Washington. Very foggy flat calm" & at 7:10AM - "Catch A single yellow fin 55 Fathoms 73° water lotta fog"


Weather - 


Inshore - Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm-650 AM
TODAY...NW winds 5 kt, becoming SE late. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. 
TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. 
FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S in the afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  430 AM EDT
TODAY  Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas  3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 W to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
FRI
 NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


Weds - 7/1 -


9:00AM - No reports yet this morning.  Decent offshore fishing yesterday, not consistent for all boats though.  Private boat "Reel Pressure" reported they had a good day in the Washington yesterday catching 4 nice yellowfins totaling 180lbs. That ate everything from daisy chains to ballyhoos to wide trackers. They also jumped off a white and fowl hooked and released an ocean sunfish! Capt. Monty Hawkins on the head boat "Morning Star" continue to get his guests onto good size sea bass on the reefs & wrecks, just not a many as a few weeks ago.
Inshore the charter boat "Lucky Break" with Capt. Jason Mumford connected their anglers with 6 keeper flounders hooked on Gulp behind Asseteague Island.   Skip Owens from Millsboro, DE caught a 24” flounder on a Nuclear Chicken GULP! while fishing inside B Bouy.  Second time we have had this color called out.


Weather - 


Inshore - Thunderstorms - a few could contain very heavy rain, especially this afternoon. Storms may contain strong gusty winds. High 78F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  440 AM EDT
TODAY  S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance  of showers and tstms.
TONIGHT  S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.
THU  N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


Tuesday - 6/30 - Delivery day - so less time to update today.


Afternoon updates - Back to the office after deliveries, here were the afternoon updates;


- Capt. John - "Catch another single 90 fathoms, yellowfin. Sounds real slow over all. I feel like a broken record ?????", "Not much to report, few guys tried a drop for a sword no luck. We still roaming about" & "Well that's a rap for us today, happy to have a couple fish. Only sword I heard about was Tighten up has one in the boat and fighting another one now."


- Charter boat Boss Hogg had a good day south of the Poor Man's, catching 11 yellowfin and back to the dock early.  They hit several multiple hook ups.


- Charter boat "Just A Toy" out of Bahia Marina spotted a cobia while trolling for macks, the connected and brought a nice 45", 32 lb. treat back to the dock.  We think this is the first cobia caught by a charter this season.


- "Adam Wilson here with Cade Seely on "Chasin Tides". Had to head much further east today than we have had to recently, but are finding a good Spanish mackerel bite on trolled spoons with a few short Kings mixed in"


8:17AM - More from Capt. John - Few scattered bites, not much to it. Lot of boats"


7:30AM - Looks like another nice day inshore and offshore.   Early reports from Capt. John show a slow start offshore.  Not a lot of action reported yesterday, Capt. John got 1 yellowfin.  Private boat "Slaugher House" bucked the trend returning to the dock after a half day fishing with 5 yellowfin they trolled up in 60 fathoms in the Baltimore.   Spanish mckerel being reported in good numbers at the Bassgrounds.
Inshore continues to offer sea bass and keeper flounder action at the reefs & wrecks.  Charter boat "Chasing Tides" reported flounder and Capt. Monty Hawkins on the "Morning Star" reports "Sea bass sure weren’t cooperative today. Only one fellow got into double digits". Keeper flounder in the OC bay are being reported with ratios like 2 for 8 keepers/throwbacks.    Thorofare with baits of Gulp, minnow and bucktails seem to work for the boat "Bill's toy". 
In DE, Mike Behney reports limit of sea bass and flounder up to 23” being caught using a combination of GULP!, Minnows, and squid at B Bouy.  Keeper flounder on Gulp at the Old Grounds as well.  Spanish Mackerel are hot in the surf as well.


6:24AM - More from Capt. John - "Single bite pulled tuna off. Ugh. Pretty day hope they chew today."


6:04AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Good morning. Just starting, flat calm 72 degrees"


Weather- 


Inshore - Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80's.  N to NW winds 5 - 10 mph.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  426 AM
TODAY  Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW, then,  becoming S. Seas 2 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.  
WED
 S to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Scattered  showers and tstms.


Monday - 6/29 - 


2:02PM - Last from Capt John today - "Catch a single yellowfin. In 35 fathoms. Heard. Nothing very good today anywhere. Fishing another 30 minutes and calling it a day"


11:32AM - Captains Adam Wilson and Cade Seely of Chasin Tides Charters report "The inshore wrecks are continuing to produce keeper flounder on gulp this morning"


10:30AM - More from Capt. John - "Not much to report, no more bites. Searching around now. Sounds slow again most everywhere" but at least "Lite winds pretty smooth seas"


7:32AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Catch a few tunas in 25 fathoms. Throw backs 24". Try again. 70 degrees and flat calm"


Weather - 


Inshore - Nice sunny day forecasted getting into the upper 80's.  N/NE wind this morning around 10MPH, then shifting to E/ESE this afternoon.


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore- 431 AM
TODAY W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
TUE
 NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


Sunday 6/28 - 


11:55AM - the struggle is real today, latest from Capt. John - "Still very slow, we've had one bite and pulled the hook. Frustrating day so far. But we are still looking and trying "


10:34AM - More from Capt. John - "Not much to report., very very slow unfortunately. Headed in a little shallower now."


10:30AM - Josh Rosenberger and Faith Biesecker report catching flounder on the flats near the thoroughfare yesterday. They caught a 19" and a handful of throwbacks on gulp and minnow combos. 


9:30AM - Not such good news from Capt. John - "Wow just terrible so far, lot of us still waiting on a bite. All spread out now searching. Hear nothing above and a couple bites earlier below us. Smh"


8:30AM - Tough day offshore yesterday, not many bites overall.  However, Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports this morning - "Good morning, long day for most boats yesterday. Back at it again today. 55 fathoms 69 degree just a little swell no wind. Couple quick fish caught." 


Weather - 


Inshore - Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers this morning.  Thunderstorms this afternoon are possible, could be severe.  Highs in the low 80's with W winds 5 mph.


Offshore -  Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  457 AM
TODAY  SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  Scattered showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT  SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
MON
 N to NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


Saturday 6/27 -


1:58PM - Capt. Chris Watakowsi on the charter boat "Spring Mix II" reports - "3 for 4 on yellowfins.  A very slow and bumpy day."


12:14PM - Capt. Franky Pettolina on the charter boat "Last Call" reports ' "Overall pretty slow today.  Top boat I know of has 3.  I have had only 1 bite"


11:43AM - More from Capt. John on the charter boat "That's Right" - Very little to report. Very slow fishing, still only one bite. Top boat might have 3. Struggle is real today for all of us"


9:27AM - More from Capt. John - "Very very slow  Searching now in different area.  Still SW wind 15 knots  Don't hear anyone with more then 2 fish"


7:46AM - More from Capt. John - Scattered bite but much slower start then yesterday. We looking around"


7:30AM - Offshore produced decent yellowfin catches yesterday, but as you can read from yesterdays note, it took some work to find and keep them. 
-Capt. Corey on the charter boat "Lucky Ducks" also reported yellowfin catches in the Washington Canyon. 
-Capt. Austin Ensor on the charter boat "Primary Search" is still on an overnight charter in the Washington Canyon and reported last night they caught a 74" male mako shark.  
-Kimmy Z from Lincoln, De caught her biggest Mahi to date as well as two other gaffers aboard the REEL PRESSURE. 19.1lbs on a ballyhoo in 500 fathoms of the Baltimore Canyon


Inshore/Near shore -
- Capt. David Caffrey on the charter boat "On The Run" got his anglers on some flounder.  The largest was 27' and weighed 7.1lbs!  Caught on an inshore wreck using Gulp.
-Randy Piascinski from Townsend, DE caught flounder yesterday up to 21” on minnows while fishing at Massey’s Landing.
- Gianna Leitao caught kingfish, spot and skate at 136 street last night.
- Capt. Monty Hawkins on the head boat "Morning Star" reports - Sea bass bite not robust, we managed some clients heading in the right direction with 5/6 keepers apiece in the first hour.  We also saw some extra large offshore bottlenose dolphin that put on a good show.


6:58AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Morning. Started in same area inside the Poormans. Catch a single yellowfin. 69 degrees s seas 2-3'"


Weather -


Inshore - Partly sunny.  A slight change for showers early in the morning.  Breezy with highs in the mid to upper 80s.  SW winds 15020 mph.


Offshore -  Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  430 AM
TODAY  W to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.  Seas 2 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.  
SUN
 W to SW winds diminishing to 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 5 to  10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.


Friday 6/26 - 


2:21PM - Capt. Austin on "Primary Search" reports he has a swordfish, 1 out of 2 bites.


1:34PM - Capt. John reports - "Pretty slow, been awhile since we have had a bite. Hear a scattered bite below the Washington. We working a little shallower now, waiting for a turn"


12:04PM - Capt. Austin now at a total of 9 yellowfin.


10:58AM - Capt. Austin Ensor on the charter boat "Primary Search" is fishing the Washington today, he reports "Slow pick this morning, have gone 6 for 9 on yellowfin.  24 hours left in this trip"


10:02AM - Capt. Frank Pettolina on the charter boat "Last Call" reports - "Picking at the tunas inshore of the poormans. Not red hot but catching a few"


8:30AM - Jason Mumford on the charter boat "Lucky Break" reports yesterday catching some nice keeper flounders in the OC Bay using gulps and minnows. Biggest fish was 21inch.  It was an unusual method, but 13 yr old son, Christian Martin of Rockville, caught a 16 inch flounder in the crab pot off his grandmother’s dock using chicken legs!


7:36AM - More from Capt. John - "Catch a single yellowfin outta 3 bites. Frustrating start but I'm sure it will come together. A scattered bite"


7:24AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Fishing in Poormans today. Catch a single  Have had several bites just not coming tight 69 degrees.  Few bites in this area"


Weather - 


Inshore - Sunny and breezy day for the shore today.  Highs in the mid 80's with W winds 10 to 15. 


Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore- 431 AM
TODAY W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft. Scattered to isolated showers and tstms. 
TONIGHT SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
SAT
 SW winds 10 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft. Chance of tstms.


Thursday 6/25 - 


4:30PM - Charter boat "White Lighting" brought a nice bigeye and a couple yellowfin tunas to their slip at Sunset Marina.  They also released a white marlin.  Capt. Bill Raab was in the Washington Canyon in 68 degree water.


8:54AM -  Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Sorry for the delay been busy, we got lucky in the Baltimore catch 7-8 big eyes all 170-250lbs. Headed home now. Boat running good. 68 degrees 90 fathoms"


8:00AM - inshore fishing continues to be consistent, not 'hot'.  Keeper flounders still being caught in the OC bay, inlet  and behind Assateague.  Nick Clemente on the charter boat "Get Sum" boated 9 keepers on one of his trips on Monday.  Bucktails, Roy Rigs and double hook flounder rigs are common with Gulp and/or clam or squid.  Some report live minnows but those are hard to find right now.  Similar reports from Clark at Old Inlet Bait and Tackle just north of the Indian River bridge for the Indian River Bay.  More flounders being caught with similar rigs and bait.  The Indian River Inlet is seeing some small


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