Boca Morris Pass Fly Fishing Club Tournament 2015

Boca Morris Pass Fly Fishing Club Tournament 2015

 

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August 7th-9th, 2015

This is an open tournament so anyone and everyone is welcome to fish!

General Information:
Cost is $25.00 per angler. Register at either Haddrell’s location by end of business August 6th. There will be a cookout and awards on Sunday August 9th starting just after tournament ends (please bring a side dish). Even if you cannot fish please join us for the cookout! We ask for a $10 donation to help with food costs. There will be more tournaments throughout the year ‘like’ us on Facebook.

Rules:

  • Tournaments emphasize “catch and release” philosophy. All fish must be measured “tip to tip” or “total length” with an accurate measuring device.

  • Results must be posted by start of the cookout on Sunday

  • All techniques must conform to generally accepted fly fishing customs

  • Minimum size for any species is 12 inches

  • Tournament fishing hours start at 6:00am on Friday and end at 1:00pm on Sunday

Eligible Species:

  • Redfish, Trout , Ladyfish, Bluefish, and Flounder

  • Three places will be awarded for each species and one award for the Grand Slam

Grand Slam:

  • Grand Slam is a special designation for catching a minimum of three different eligible species in one tournament day

  • In order to win 1st Place Grand Slam, an angler must have the most cumulative inches in one tournament day

Awards and Cookout:
At Toler’s Cove Marina starting just after fishing time ends. Toler’s Cove is the subdivision on the right as you are headed towards Sullivan’s Island. If you did not enter tournament please bring $10 to eat and drink. *There is some room on the fuel dock for us to raft up a few boats but please don’t trailer your boat to the cookout! Bring your swim trunks too!

Contact Info:
Any questions or concerns please call or email Capt Mike Able at 843.475.7696 (cell) or Captmike@haddrellspoint.com

Scott’s Fishing Report — July 29, 2015

 

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Inshore:

August is about on top of us now, which means that we are fast closing in on the peak of Tarpon fishing in the lowcountry, which usually occurs mid-late August. Fishing slews located between sandbars around the front beach inlets using live mullet or blue crab for bait will give you your best shot at the silver king, as well as keep you plenty busy battling sharks. Moving into the rivers and creeks you will find a decent flounder bite being had on live minnows as well as Zman PaddlerZ worked along the bottom near rock piles and creek mouths. Reds are still in their usual summer pattern of small schools holding up under docks and along structure, while the front beaches are still reporting good schools of Spanish mackerel to fish. Try a #00 clarkspoon or 3/4oz silver casting jig for the Spanish.

Offshore:

While more than usual NE wind the past week has kept many boats sidelined, the JIYC King Mackerel tournament fished this past weekend with some nice fish hitting the scales from 27-36lbs in the top 10. The Edisto Marina billfish tourney also took place this past week where we can congratulate the crew of the sportin’ life for their win. Bottom fishing continues to produce some groceries for the summer time fisherman, with nice sea bass and b-liners coming from live bottom areas in 75-105ft of water.

Scott Hammond
Store Manager – Haddrell’s Point Tackle – West Ashley
843-573-3474

Scott’s Fishing Report — July 15, 2015

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Inshore:

Hitting the middle of July now, and to lowcountry anglers this often means one thing….The time has come to fish for the silver king. Tarpon are showing up in our inlets, around the jetties, and behind shrimp boats and have been eating on live menhaden, live crabs, or pitching a large Hogy artificial to them. Late evenings and early mornings typically finds the ‘poons feeding more aggressively. Also hanging around the inlets are plenty of large bull reds, that are always willing to take a chunk of mullet or a live bait. In the rivers and creeks we continue to see a decent trout bite, and with some decent size to them as well. Flounder reports have been spotty, but those that have found them have been able to produce good numbers on the flat fish. Fish a bucktail tipped with a live minnow or 5” jerkshad for the doormats. Topwater enthusiasts have also had some great luck early mornings at daybreak throwing walk-the-dog style baits against shell rakes and creek mouths. An “IMA Skimmer” is hands down my favorite choice for topwater.

Offshore:

Dog days of summer recently has had the trolling bite pretty slow until the past couple days. Recently some nice wahoo have been found from 150-500ft with some large dolphin mixed in, including a 52lb bull weighed in by the Reel Interest recently. Bottom fishing in 60-110ft has produced plenty of large sea bass, b-liners, triggers, and the ever prevalent amberjacks. Cut squid is always a go to on the bottom, but vertical jigs such as the BWC Roscoe have been deadly as well, especially for larger bottom fish.

Scott Hammond
Store Manager – Haddrell’s Point Tackle – West Ashley
843-573-3474