Capt. Brian Horsley from Outer Banks Fly Fishing is here to break down the North Carolina outer banks and the saltwater species he focuses on. We discover which runs have been up and down the region over the years. We find out which lines they use to dredge the bottom. Very interesting topic here. And we also find out how to catch red snappers and albies on the fly. If you love giant fish and occasional shark, then this episode is the one for you. Here we go. Brian Horsley from OBXflyfishing.com.
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Show Notes with Brian Horsley
03:45 – Brian describes a bluefish blitz.
05:00 – In 2006, Brian started commercial fishing for seabass and groupers.
06:30 – Brian noted the North Carolina Marine Fisheries conservation group.
24:30 – October and November are the prime time for albies fishing in NC.
25:30 – Brian and his wife are partners in guiding. She’s been guiding for over 25 years.
28:45 – Brian is also a photographer.
36:20 – Since 1996, Brian has used Jones Brothers (marine) boats. A 23-foot Cape Fisherman.
48:15 – Brian uses a photo hosting site called SmugMug.com
52:40 – He recommends the Salt HD and the Igniter 8 Sage fly rods. Also a Marvk 9 wt.
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