2022 Show Schedule

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Capt. Jerry Dilsaver

Capt. Jerry Dilsaver is from Southport-Oak Island, N.C. and learned to fish in the nearshore ocean and creeks of the lower Cape Fear River.  He began fishing as youngster with his dad and uncles and it inspired a passion that continues today.  He has fished recreationally, commercially and as a tournament competitor. In addition, he has written about the outdoors, particularly fishing, for more than 35 years.

Captain Dilsaver’s tournament resume` includes tournament wins and numerous high placings from the Chesapeake Bay to the Gulf of Mexico, Southern Kingfish Association National Championship in 2001 and the US Anglers Association Anglers of the Year title in 1998.  Captain Dilsaver was elected to the Southern Kingfish Association Hall of Fame in 2007.

Inshore Saltwater Fishing (Flounder, Red Drum and Speckled Trout): 
Saturday: 11:00am
Sunday: 11:30am

This is the seminar for fishermen looking to improve their catching for the inshore saltwater species of flounder, red drum and speckled trout. Captain Dilsaver will mention other species, such as black drum and striped bass, but the emphasis will be on locating and catching more flatfish, puppy drum and

Nearshore Ocean Fishing for King Mackerel:
Saturday: 2:00pm
Sunday: 2:30pm

King mackerel are considered everyman’s game fish by many fishermen and this presentation will cover several techniques to catch more and larger king mackerel. Locating and catching big kings was Captain Dilsaver’s tournament specialty and his years of experience and in-depth knowledge will help aspiring king mackerel fishermen shorten their learning curve.

Musician Randy McQuay II

“He is a storyteller, Bluesman, and a master interpreter of modern American roots music. Randy McQuay II sings from the heart, plays guitar with abandon, and blows harmonica like he’s from another planet. He’s the 2015 Winner of The International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN, recipient of the prestigious Lee Oskar Top Harmonica Player Award from The Blues Foundation, a Finalist performer at the 2017 IBC and the reigning Cape Fear Blues Challenge Solo Champion. Randy performs throughout the Carolinas and he’s a sought-after soloist, nationally known for his evocative takes on rhythm & blues, folk, rock & roll, funk, and roots music.”

-Lan Nichols President, Cape Fear Blues Society

Friday: 1pm-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm