Posts Categorized: News

Danielle Bourgeois-Sweetwater Surf Shop

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Danielle, Shana and Ben Bourgeois

Wrightsville Beach consistently finds itself listed as one of the top ten surf towns in the US, and Sweetwater Surf Shop is at the center of our surfing scene. The shop is a local landmark established in 1976. In 1995, Chuck Bourgeois and family took over the business. Chuck brought his industry experience in sporting […]

Fishing report July 2013

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Fishing report July courtesy of Dave Kesler. This report covers last week from Myrtle Beach to Topsail Beach areas: The inshore fishing has been surprisingly consistent despite the conditions with red drum, black drum, speckled trout and flounder all being caught.  The fishing has been a little better down in the Little River and Sunset […]

AM Surf Session Columbia Street Thursday July 2013

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AM Surf Session Columbia Street Thursday July 2013 Early offshore conditions didn’t last long Thursday AM.  Should be a little, tide dependent wave all day.  Don’t forget about the O’Neill Sweetwater Contest this weekend. See you there! Here are some shots of Conner Lester and friends getting it early. Get some waves if your schedule […]

Off Loop

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Playing and working around the Loop is living the dream, but if you had to go to work in town every day, the new Live Oak Bank wouldn’t be a bad choice. When you think of a bank, you might picture traditional office settings with conservative business attire. Just ditch all of your assumptions right […]