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  Topic: SAFMC at it AGAIN. REC PERMITS
Capt_John_C

Replies: 21
Views: 1870

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:05 am   Subject: SAFMC at it AGAIN. REC PERMITS
Plain and simple, the council manufactures crisis to mandate regulations. Most of the new regulations are steering the fishery towards a pay to play sector separated government grab of a public resou ...
  Topic: SAFMC at it AGAIN. REC PERMITS
Capt_John_C

Replies: 21
Views: 1870

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:13 pm   Subject: SAFMC at it AGAIN. REC PERMITS
Might be wrong but I doubt it::: Bet this don't affect the commercials !!! hail hail hail And if so , not to the same extent!!! wall wall wall

You are very wrong because commercials ...
  Topic: My Apologies , Fish Here Maps.
Capt_John_C

Replies: 0
Views: 1012

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:27 am   Subject: My Apologies , Fish Here Maps.
Well, Yesterday was a perfect storm of unfortunate happenings. I was disposed out of cell phone service until late, and Dave was out of town. I did not get back home until late and Dave, since he was ...
  Topic: Procastinator Availabe Saturday 3/25. Lets Go !!!!!
Capt_John_C

Replies: 2
Views: 1848

PostForum: Fishing Friends - NEVER Fish Alone Again!   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:26 pm   Subject: Procastinator Availabe Saturday 3/25. Lets Go !!!!!
Procastinator available Saturday 3/25.

Here is the deal. I have most weekend dates booked for all late April, May and June however the water looks good out of Morehead right now and I have this co ...
  Topic: Headed home to NC for a few weeks
Capt_John_C

Replies: 4
Views: 2086

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:12 am   Subject: Headed home to NC for a few weeks
Welcome back, and hope ya get plenty of time on the pond.
  Topic: Saturday is off to good start
Capt_John_C

Replies: 8
Views: 6483

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:51 am   Subject: Saturday is off to good start
A man of many talents.
  Topic: 2006 Ram 2500 5.9 Cummins Monster Truck.
Capt_John_C

Replies: 2
Views: 3333

PostForum: Buy, Sell or Trade....   Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:35 pm   Subject: 2006 Ram 2500 5.9 Cummins Monster Truck.
I have come to the realization that I no longer have the time, or driveway place for all my toys, so this one is up for sale. This is a serious truck that has been professionally modified to run up to ...
  Topic: Cobia CLOSED
Capt_John_C

Replies: 53
Views: 24804

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:11 pm   Subject: Cobia CLOSED
State waters will be open, but if it is a good season, expect a total closure next year. We went over last year, we need to pay back that tonnage, if we go over the reduce quota this year, which we wi ...
  Topic: What is needed to commercil Bluefin fish
Capt_John_C

Replies: 3
Views: 4601

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:08 pm   Subject: What is needed to commercil Bluefin fish
NC Standard Commercial fishing license, P-sticker for land and sell , Dockside commercial safety inspection by USCG, Charterboat Headboat HMS Permit. SOLAS approved Liferaft, Class 1 EPIRB with hydost ...
  Topic: Eastern NC Coyotes.
Capt_John_C

Replies: 12
Views: 15456

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:42 pm   Subject: Eastern NC Coyotes.
Thanks everybody for the help and suggestions. I appreciate it.
  Topic: Eastern NC Coyotes.
Capt_John_C

Replies: 12
Views: 15456

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 11:40 pm   Subject: Eastern NC Coyotes.
I am a big fan of predator hunting, however in eastern Nc. everybody hates the coyotes, but it is hard to find areas to hunt them at night. NC wildlife allows night hunting, but only on private land. ...
  Topic: used diesel truck prices?
Capt_John_C

Replies: 26
Views: 32130

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:44 am   Subject: used diesel truck prices?
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Here is a peach for ya.
2006 Ram 2500 Laramie. Leather custom sound and video ...
  Topic: Do you think fishery managers listen to fishermen?
Capt_John_C

Replies: 29
Views: 29605

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:59 am   Subject: Do you think fishery managers listen to fishermen?
This reminds me of the Port Meetings they had a year or so ago to get us fisherman to discuss possible options to help the snapper grouper fishery. One of the main concerns that we voiced was that of ...
  Topic: Fishing with friends aboard
Capt_John_C

Replies: 20
Views: 27472

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:13 pm   Subject: Fishing with friends aboard
Glacierbaze, I am sure you are a good dude, and I don't want to argue with anybody. I hope people consider what I have typed. The bolded section in your previous post is there to preclude a trip from ...
  Topic: Fishing with friends aboard
Capt_John_C

Replies: 20
Views: 27472

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:57 pm   Subject: Fishing with friends aboard
I'm certainly no expert, but are you telling us that there is no way to legally split the expenses on a private boat? That's not what the USCG says. Sharing expenses is a lot different than booking ...
  Topic: Fishing with friends aboard
Capt_John_C

Replies: 20
Views: 27472

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:19 pm   Subject: Fishing with friends aboard
You are not considered a vessel for hire by federal law unless, "Compensation is a requirement for carriage".
Case law, and Coast Guard policy statements, support that a trip where expense ...
  Topic: Fishing with friends aboard
Capt_John_C

Replies: 20
Views: 27472

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:59 pm   Subject: Fishing with friends aboard
For everybody who is expecting to get monetary consideration for taking people out on your boat, even if it is just to meet expenses, you are putting yourself in a pretty touchy position. At that poin ...
  Topic: Rant!
Capt_John_C

Replies: 9
Views: 13309

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 6:35 pm   Subject: Rant!
That sucks, somebody is gonna miss out on a fun trip.
  Topic: Bluefin Season
Capt_John_C

Replies: 24
Views: 41106

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:21 am   Subject: Bluefin Season
We had a December Sub quota for years that was 5.2% of the general category quota, There is also another sub quota for the January through March period which Wanchese was fishing on. Our December sub ...
  Topic: Bluefin Season
Capt_John_C

Replies: 24
Views: 41106

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:17 pm   Subject: Bluefin Season
How do commercial guys feel about private boat recs that go out to catch and release giants for sport?

If it is done with respect for the fish, I don't have a problem with it. I do have a problem w ...
  Topic: Bluefin Season
Capt_John_C

Replies: 24
Views: 41106

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:54 am   Subject: Bluefin Season
We always had the opportunity to fish the crumbs left over from the General Catagory quota that the Northern boys didn't catch. This year, NOAA left the quota at 5 fish per day knowing that the quota ...
  Topic: Fish ID
Capt_John_C

Replies: 5
Views: 11458

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:40 pm   Subject: Fish ID
Soapfish.
  Topic: Bluefin Season
Capt_John_C

Replies: 24
Views: 41106

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:33 pm   Subject: Bluefin Season
so the normal 27 to 72 inch Bluefin tuna slots are open for recreational fishing glad to hear it

2 -27to47 inch bluefin and 1 47to72 inch bluefin for HMS permitted vessels fishing recreationaly. ...
  Topic: Bluefin Season
Capt_John_C

Replies: 24
Views: 41106

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:54 am   Subject: Bluefin Season
is the recreational Bluefin season still open?

Not open for the size of fish we have here.
  Topic: A new level of stupidity by Marine Fisheries
Capt_John_C

Replies: 2
Views: 5849

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 12:20 pm   Subject: A new level of stupidity by Marine Fisheries
Atlantic bluefin tuna General category fishery closing Nov. 4, 2016

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) closes the General category fishery, coastwide, for large medium and giant Atlantic ...
  Topic: Sound off
Capt_John_C

Replies: 41
Views: 49992

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:55 pm   Subject: Sound off
Pretty dang calm in Beaufort right now, and very little rain today as well. I have a bad feeling about the winds early sunday morning though.
  Topic: Putting a boat to work
Capt_John_C

Replies: 8
Views: 13839

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:22 pm   Subject: Putting a boat to work
it is hard enough to make money with your own boat, I cannot imagine how you could make money for both yourself, and somebody'e elses boat. Good luck with that one.
  Topic: Best tuna catch ever NRI
Capt_John_C

Replies: 8
Views: 15381

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:43 am   Subject: Best tuna catch ever NRI
You have now made more money not bluefin fishing than 95% of the boats that do bluefin fish end up making. lmao
  Topic: Atlantic No Fishing Zones Announced
Capt_John_C

Replies: 10
Views: 16043

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:33 am   Subject: Atlantic No Fishing Zones Announced
According to red crab fisherman Jon Williams, the fishermen were assured by the CEQ officials that they would be “included in the decision-making process,” but the final decision was given to them “in ...
  Topic: Jarrett Bay's new 90' Battlewagon
Capt_John_C

Replies: 17
Views: 22106

PostForum: On The Hill   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:59 pm   Subject: Jarrett Bay's new 90' Battlewagon
I could do some damage with that rig ! Wow !
 
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