Believe it or not, two NC state record stripers were decked in some furious striper fishing at Oregon Inlet last week.
On Wednesday a NC record striped bass weighing 63 pounds was caught by 12-year-old Stephen Furlough while fishing with guide Charles Haywood aboard the boat Rigged Up just outside of Oregon Inlet.
The feel-good story of young Stephen’s catch lasted only two days however, as on Friday angler Keith Angel pulled in a new NC record 64-pound striped bass while fishing with guide Devin Cage on The Poacher.
Both of the huge stripers were weighed in at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center where the paperwork was filled out for the state records.
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