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Tight Line Column
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Hello fellow fishermen and lady anglers, Tight Line Jr., here. Ol’ Tight Line says hello and he is doing well and can’t wait until the fall so he can wet a hook.

Well I have a few reports for y’all from around the coastal area.

Josie Driggers was fishing with her dad Mark and made her first catch in her fishing debut. She landed a seven pound sheepshead and dad landed a 10-pounder. Together they hauled in 12. With that catch I’m sure she’s ‘hooked’ on the sport.

The St. Catherines Island Fishing Club had a tournament last weekend and team 3/18 Fishing Mafia came in third after landing 30 trout. Team Mafia members include Capt. Jake Horton and Shawn Branson.

Locking in the fifth place spot was Capt. John Rogers fishing with Billy Kirk and Phillip McCallister. They netted 12 trout, tagged and released a 30-inch and a 28-inch spottail bass and hauled in to nice flounder.

Rayburn and John over at Yellow Bluff Marina report having live shrimp, minnows and fiddlers. Halfmoon Marina on Colonels Island reports having live shrimp. Barney, Clay and Joe over at Sunbury Crab Co. and Marina say they have live shrimp and minnows.

Be sure to pay the Sunbury Crab Co. a visit on Aug. 22 for a performance by P. Groove.

So remember what Ol’ Tight Line says and get out there and get fishing. And if you do, always remember to keep a tight line. I always say hit the docks, keep a sharp eye and watch that cork go down. Remember it’s always a good time to wet a hook.

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