Recently in Murrells Inlet for the filming of Reelin' Up The Coast television show with host Captain Englis Glover, the star of the show was youth angler Blake Hodge, part of Team Wrecking Crew waterfowl guide service of Lancaster, S.C. and this was his first attempt to fish for spadefish. Captain J Baisch of Fishfull Thinking guide service out of Murrell's Inlet put the film crew on the fish and Blake was able to catch several spadefish, and a few black sea bass too. Serving as cameraman was Michael Broach of Fishizzle Tackle and Capt. Chip Wolfe and son Jackson used their watercraft as the camera boat. The weather was fine for fishing, and the television filming was completed in short order, in time to meet back at M.I. for lunch at the Dead Dog grill with Wrecking Crew founder Daryl Hodge.
VideoByJeffDennis: Capt. J Baisch releases a hoss spadefish caught by Blake Hodge
PhotosByJeffDennis: Blake Hodge signals that this is his FIRST ever spadefish; Check out the cool wrap on Capt. E's Tundra truck; Blake displays the jellyball teaser before it is deployed into the water to attract the attention of the spades; Daryl Hodge (in blue) and Englis Glover are good buddies whether in the field, on the water, or at the feed table!