****TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH*** Back in Georgetown for the Autumn OLD DRUM season. Keeper spot tails, trout, flounder... all fish are starting to feed up for winter. As water cools, expect the best fishing of the entire year right now through Thanksgiving. Thanks to all the folks who fished with us on the Pamlico, and thanks to Capt. George Beckwith, Capt. Greg Voliva, Capt. Mitch Blake, Capt. Justin Haddock and all the other folks who made me feel so at home in Oriental. Also booking Costa Rica... still some dates available on the "Dragin Fly" out of Los Suenos for 2017 and beyond..
9/16/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

David Kocisco and his son Jonas were in town yesterday from Chapel Hill.... their mission: big trophy old drum. Despite several freak bites feet from the boat and numerous equipment failures, we managed to boat some fish on corks and finished out the day with a sunset fish on bait for Jonah. Great job I have...making family fishing memories for guys like this.

9/15/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Another corporate trip with Capt. George Beckwith and Down East Guide Service. Double digits on corks with good fishermen who stuck to the plan....and it paid off. Probably fifty or sixty miles of boat ride and some hard work. Chunk and pop paid off with a great day.

9/14/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Another double on a Down East trip for Capt. George Beckwith.

9/13/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Josh Siler, John Varner, and Dave Reed came down for a big drum Trip. We corked morning and afternoon and went 3 for 4. Great guys and good, persistent fishermen.

9/8/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Roy Byrd, Kent Lytle, and Randy Joyner have need listening to my seminars at boat shows for years. Finally sold them and they came down today and caught four nice old drum. Great to have this crowd on the boat. They made it really easy on me...baited rods and cut mullet...AND caught fish. At least one had the biggest fish of his life!

9/4/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

What an awesome way to catch these old drum. Fathom Inshore popping cork with a Z Man GrassKickerz in pearl white. Hang on tight 'cause they hit it like they are REALLY mad at it. Long screaming drag run...at least 30 seconds...before we finally turned his head and got him coming in the right direction. Just an awesome bite and fight.

9/3/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

John and Demetra Harsanyi came down to the Pamlico yesterday and we got weathered out. Beautiful Sunday morning and two in the boat so far at 9am.

9/1/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Rick Edwards, Stephen Cheek, and Lynn Pruitt came down to the Pamlico a couple of days early before our charter to fish their kayaks for big reds. Two days of paddling and tough fishing and they were ready for the 26' Avenger and a 300 Yamaha....better than a paddle. Fishing was better too...everybody caught one!

8/30/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

We finally had a day calm enough to go back to casting the cork rigs. These two came about thirty seconds apart on Z Man paddle tails under corks.

8/29/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

This is my room mate in Oriental George Beckwith with a 50" drum he caught last night from our back yard.

8/28/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Had a 4 boat corporate trip today for Capt. George Beckwith. Three guys that really hung with me through some high winds, rough seas, and sideways rain. Four old drum, six slot drums, ten or twelve pups, and a keeper flounder....and two seagulls released. On days like today one guy reels fish in...another guy bails out the Avenger. Took quite a few waves over the bow on anchor.... came back to the town dock soaked and happy.

8/27/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Very special friend Chris Martin brought his son Jack, his friend Paul Flaherty and his son down to Oriental for a day on the Pamlico. We left the town dock at 6AM to try and beat the 20-25k wind that was predicted. We survived some strong wind and very rough water to get this double for the boys and a few more...and we were back at the dock at 9:30. Thanks to Chris and the guys for roughing out a less than perfect day. We came back soaked and happy.

8/26/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

The locals said the NE blow would turn on the bite, and they were right. My buddy Jake from Fayetteville and I boated nine old drum this morning while we fought waves coming over the bow on anchor. Very windy and snotty, hold on and reel fish was how the morning went. A steady bite kept us out there and it all paid off. When this wind stops, we are really gonna have some fun!

8/24/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

John Huffman and a couple of his best buddies came down to Oriental yesterday to fish the Pamlico for old drum. John landed this old drum near Dawson's Creek on a piece of cut mullet. Things are starting to heat up here...come down and catch yourself a trophy or two.

8/22/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Scouting the popping cork bite today on the Pamlico and caught this nice 47" old from not far from Oriental. Now is the time...give us a call at 336 240-5649.

7/24/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Brent Wilson and his sons Brandon and Nick came down from N.C. for a family fishing day. Bad news....no tarpon...good news... the big drum are back. So now you have a legitimate chance at a big red drum as well as a tarpon. Round 'em up and bring 'em down! Let's go fishing!!!

7/19/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

When I do not have a charter, I spend most days looking for tarpon. Yesterday I found one! If this is on your bucket list, give me a call! (336) 240-5649

6/27/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

It was a "W" day today fishing with Captain Ponytail. This morning a family from West Virginia...this afternoon Shane Gunderson and his family from Wisconsin. They came south for a baseball tournament and wanted a shark. We delivered with a Black Tip between 7 and 8 feet long, a couple of trophy red drum, a sting ray as big as the front deck of the boat, summer trout, specks, croaker, and whiting. Lots of smiling faces after a long double trip day. Let's do it again tomorrow. Busy but plenty of openings available for this week as well as the week of the fourth. Come join us!

6/27/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Brad Justice brought the family down from West Virginia for a vacation at Cherry Grove Beach. Giant Red Drum, Black Drum, Trout, Sharks, and a variety of small fish on a six hour trip.... good fun.

6/23/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

John Spear and his daughter Anna came back for seconds today with Captain Ponytail Guide Service. We had a great trip last summer and backed it up today with 5 trophy red drum over 40" each and six sharks, a trout and a sting ray. Kept Anna and John busy all morning. Come on down to South Myrtle and join us for a fun summer day of fishing.

6/22/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

When you see this happen a few times you revive your fish inside the boat with the wash down hose. The drum came almost out of the water when an 8' blacktip sliced him in half like a piece of bread. Still feel very safe in the Avenger AV-26.

6/20/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Rodney Dickens and his son Nolan with six nice old drum this morning along with a couple of sharks...one a jumping spooler. Had a blast...left at 9am and were back at the dock at 11:30. Lots of fun in a couple of hours.

6/17/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Parker and Blakely Hess with their dad and grandfather today. Grey trout, croakers, sharks, and skates. A fun day with three generations of good folks and good fishermen.

6/13/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Jamie Olive guides on the Roanoke and wanted a big drum for his son. Caught the first of the incoming tide and boated four nice spot tails before the tide even started rolling. Great way for Jamie and his family to start their vacation at Myrtle Beach. #Avenger Boats #Myrtle Beach Fishing

6/10/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Eric Griffith with a nice trout taken inshore in Jones Creek south of Myrtle Beach. Eric and his son Gunner are top water junkies. They live in East Tennessee and fish one of my favorites....Boone Lake. Eric caught this trout on a twitch bait on a perfect day. #inshore fishing Myrtle Beach

Let Capt. Ponytail take you on a fishing adventure of a lifetime. You'll fish the Roanoke River for Striped Bass or the backwaters of Winyah Bay and North Inlet for Red Drum, Trout, Floounder, Tarpon and Shark.
 
****TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH*** Back in Georgetown for the Autumn OLD DRUM season. Keeper spot tails, trout, flounder... all fish are starting to feed up for winter. As water cools, expect the best fishing of the entire year right now through Thanksgiving. Thanks to all the folks who fished with us on the Pamlico, and thanks to Capt. George Beckwith, Capt. Greg Voliva, Capt. Mitch Blake, Capt. Justin Haddock and all the other folks who made me feel so at home in Oriental. Also booking Costa Rica... still some dates available on the "Dragin Fly" out of Los Suenos for 2017 and beyond..

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9/16/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

David Kocisco and his son Jonas were in town yesterday from Chapel Hill.... their mission: big trophy old drum. Despite several freak bites feet from the boat and numerous equipment failures, we managed to boat some fish on corks and finished out the day with a sunset fish on bait for Jonah. Great job I have...making family fishing memories for guys like this.

9/15/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Another corporate trip with Capt. George Beckwith and Down East Guide Service. Double digits on corks with good fishermen who stuck to the plan....and it paid off. Probably fifty or sixty miles of boat ride and some hard work. Chunk and pop paid off with a great day.

9/14/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Another double on a Down East trip for Capt. George Beckwith.

9/13/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Josh Siler, John Varner, and Dave Reed came down for a big drum Trip. We corked morning and afternoon and went 3 for 4. Great guys and good, persistent fishermen.

9/8/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Roy Byrd, Kent Lytle, and Randy Joyner have need listening to my seminars at boat shows for years. Finally sold them and they came down today and caught four nice old drum. Great to have this crowd on the boat. They made it really easy on me...baited rods and cut mullet...AND caught fish. At least one had the biggest fish of his life!

9/4/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

What an awesome way to catch these old drum. Fathom Inshore popping cork with a Z Man GrassKickerz in pearl white. Hang on tight 'cause they hit it like they are REALLY mad at it. Long screaming drag run...at least 30 seconds...before we finally turned his head and got him coming in the right direction. Just an awesome bite and fight.

9/3/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

John and Demetra Harsanyi came down to the Pamlico yesterday and we got weathered out. Beautiful Sunday morning and two in the boat so far at 9am.

9/1/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Rick Edwards, Stephen Cheek, and Lynn Pruitt came down to the Pamlico a couple of days early before our charter to fish their kayaks for big reds. Two days of paddling and tough fishing and they were ready for the 26' Avenger and a 300 Yamaha....better than a paddle. Fishing was better too...everybody caught one!

8/30/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

We finally had a day calm enough to go back to casting the cork rigs. These two came about thirty seconds apart on Z Man paddle tails under corks.

8/29/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

This is my room mate in Oriental George Beckwith with a 50" drum he caught last night from our back yard.

8/28/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Had a 4 boat corporate trip today for Capt. George Beckwith. Three guys that really hung with me through some high winds, rough seas, and sideways rain. Four old drum, six slot drums, ten or twelve pups, and a keeper flounder....and two seagulls released. On days like today one guy reels fish in...another guy bails out the Avenger. Took quite a few waves over the bow on anchor.... came back to the town dock soaked and happy.

8/27/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Very special friend Chris Martin brought his son Jack, his friend Paul Flaherty and his son down to Oriental for a day on the Pamlico. We left the town dock at 6AM to try and beat the 20-25k wind that was predicted. We survived some strong wind and very rough water to get this double for the boys and a few more...and we were back at the dock at 9:30. Thanks to Chris and the guys for roughing out a less than perfect day. We came back soaked and happy.

8/26/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

The locals said the NE blow would turn on the bite, and they were right. My buddy Jake from Fayetteville and I boated nine old drum this morning while we fought waves coming over the bow on anchor. Very windy and snotty, hold on and reel fish was how the morning went. A steady bite kept us out there and it all paid off. When this wind stops, we are really gonna have some fun!

8/24/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

John Huffman and a couple of his best buddies came down to Oriental yesterday to fish the Pamlico for old drum. John landed this old drum near Dawson's Creek on a piece of cut mullet. Things are starting to heat up here...come down and catch yourself a trophy or two.

8/22/2017 - Pamlico Sound - Oriental, NC

Scouting the popping cork bite today on the Pamlico and caught this nice 47" old from not far from Oriental. Now is the time...give us a call at 336 240-5649.

7/24/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Brent Wilson and his sons Brandon and Nick came down from N.C. for a family fishing day. Bad news....no tarpon...good news... the big drum are back. So now you have a legitimate chance at a big red drum as well as a tarpon. Round 'em up and bring 'em down! Let's go fishing!!!

7/19/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

When I do not have a charter, I spend most days looking for tarpon. Yesterday I found one! If this is on your bucket list, give me a call! (336) 240-5649

6/27/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

It was a "W" day today fishing with Captain Ponytail. This morning a family from West Virginia...this afternoon Shane Gunderson and his family from Wisconsin. They came south for a baseball tournament and wanted a shark. We delivered with a Black Tip between 7 and 8 feet long, a couple of trophy red drum, a sting ray as big as the front deck of the boat, summer trout, specks, croaker, and whiting. Lots of smiling faces after a long double trip day. Let's do it again tomorrow. Busy but plenty of openings available for this week as well as the week of the fourth. Come join us!

6/27/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Brad Justice brought the family down from West Virginia for a vacation at Cherry Grove Beach. Giant Red Drum, Black Drum, Trout, Sharks, and a variety of small fish on a six hour trip.... good fun.

6/23/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

John Spear and his daughter Anna came back for seconds today with Captain Ponytail Guide Service. We had a great trip last summer and backed it up today with 5 trophy red drum over 40" each and six sharks, a trout and a sting ray. Kept Anna and John busy all morning. Come on down to South Myrtle and join us for a fun summer day of fishing.

6/22/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

When you see this happen a few times you revive your fish inside the boat with the wash down hose. The drum came almost out of the water when an 8' blacktip sliced him in half like a piece of bread. Still feel very safe in the Avenger AV-26.

6/20/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Rodney Dickens and his son Nolan with six nice old drum this morning along with a couple of sharks...one a jumping spooler. Had a blast...left at 9am and were back at the dock at 11:30. Lots of fun in a couple of hours.

6/17/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Parker and Blakely Hess with their dad and grandfather today. Grey trout, croakers, sharks, and skates. A fun day with three generations of good folks and good fishermen.

6/13/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Jamie Olive guides on the Roanoke and wanted a big drum for his son. Caught the first of the incoming tide and boated four nice spot tails before the tide even started rolling. Great way for Jamie and his family to start their vacation at Myrtle Beach. #Avenger Boats #Myrtle Beach Fishing

6/10/2017 - Winyah Bay - Georgetown, NC

Eric Griffith with a nice trout taken inshore in Jones Creek south of Myrtle Beach. Eric and his son Gunner are top water junkies. They live in East Tennessee and fish one of my favorites....Boone Lake. Eric caught this trout on a twitch bait on a perfect day. #inshore fishing Myrtle Beach


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