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The Tideline Saltwater Fishing Team consisting of Dieter Cardwell, Mike Lundy, and Kevin Alley are well known on the SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) tournament circuit having numerous wins and top ten finishes over the past 25 years.


Team Tideline also competed in the FLW Kingfish Tour and Kingfish Series as a High Profile Team Boat for Berkley in 2007 and The National Guard Team Boat in 2008.


The Yamaha Pro Team Fishes out of a 35' Wellcraft Scarab Powered by 3 300 horsepower Yamaha Outboards and Raymarine Electronics. Zimmerman Marine in Southport NC provides maintenance and support for the Team when needed.


You can find the Tideline Team Fishing Tournaments in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georga, Florida, Alabama, and Lousiana. Stop by and lets talk fishing.



Professional Experience

Pro-Tournament Fisherman:

•    SKA (Southern Kingfish Association) Tournament fishing (1991 to Present)

•    Competes in King Mackerel Tournaments with Dieter Cardwell (1986 to Present)

•    Competed in the National Striped Bass Association Tournament Trail

      Evinrude Pro Staff1999 – 2003

  • Lund Boats Pro Staff 1999-2003

  • YAMAHA PRO FISHING TEAM 2014 to present


•    Owner/Operator - Pro-Motion Guide Fishing Service (1999 to Present)

     Owner / Operator:

•    Owner US Anglers Associates (1999 - 2000)


Instruction & Teaching:

     Instructor: BASS PRO SHOPS Outdoor World 2014

•    Instructor: NC Sportsman Magazine Fishing School - 2002 to Present

•    Instructor: Carolina Adventure Magazine Fishing School 1995- 2002

•    Instructor: Fishing Club seminars including Charlotte Saltwater, Winston-Salem

Saltwater, West Marine Fishing Seminars and Lake Norman Striper Swiper Clubs


Television Shows:

  2014 Guest on Addictive Fishing TV Show with Blair Wiggings

•2008 Guest on Bob Redfern's Outdoor Magazine TV Show

• 2008 Guest on Allen Warren Outdoors TV show

• 2007 Special Guest on Bob Redfern's Outdoor Magazine TV show.

• Featured on the TV show Striper Fishing USA on the Outdoor Channel

• Special Guest on Striper Bound, which aired on Outdoor Life & Fox Sports in 2005.

• Special Guest on The Outdoor Sportsman show with Captain Forest Pressnell.

• Fished Regions 1 & 2 Championships in November 2003 and the National

   Championship in December 2003 all televised on the Outdoor Channel.

• Fished National Striped Bass Association National Championship Tournament in

  December 2002 televised on the Outdoor Channel.

• Featured on nationwide TV Show - Striper Fishing USA on the Outdoor Channel

  during the NSBA Texas/Oklahoma Shootout.


Guest Speaker / Promoter - PR:

• Over 10 years participating in boat shows with dealers.

• Promoting sponsor's products in the NC Sportsman Seminar Series, Carolina

    Adventure Fishing Schools and West Marine Seminars.


Radio Interviews:

• Routinely interviewed during and after local, regional, and national events including

   tournaments, boat shows, trade shows, and other community events.

• Commentator for junior level events on local and regional level.

Print & Newspaper Media:

• Featured in many fishing articles in North Carolina Sportsman, North Carolina Game and Fish & Striped Bass Magazine


Fishing Record

2006 to Present

  • 2015 1st Place daily Aggregate US Open King Mackeral Tournament Southport NC

  • 2015 2nd Place Aggregate 8th place overall Fishing for Miracles Charleston SC

  • 2015 2nd Place Ocean Ise VIP Top 50 King Mackeral Tournament

  • 2014 2nd place Lake Lanier SBCC Pro Winter Striped Bass Classic

  • 2010 First Place SKA Pro Event / Francis Langford Kingfish Tournament

  • Fished FLW Kingfish Series Tournament Trail with numerous Top Ten finishes

  • Finished 7th in FLW Kingfish Series Championship Tournament

  • Fished FLW Kingfish Series Tournament Trail with numerous top tenfinishes

  • Worked as Assistant Tournament Director with Dan Grimes for FLW Redfish Series and Kingfish Tour Events

  • Top Ten, NSBA team of the Year Points


  • First Place, Hook King Mackerel Tournament, South Port, NC

  • First Place, NSBA Gold Cup, Lake Norman, NC

  • First Place, NSBA Gold Cup, Westpoint, GA

  • First Place, NSBA Gold Cup, Cherokee Lake, TN

  • Second Place, NSBA Gold Cup, Lake Lanier, GA

  • Fifth Place, NSBA Team of the Year Points


  • Pro Staff Evinrude Outboards and Lund Boats

  • Yadkin Chain of Lakes NSBA Divisional Champion

  • Second Place in NSBA Regional Championship

  • First Place, The Hook King Mackerel Tournament (South Port)

  • NSBA Division Two Champion

  • First Place, Lake Norman Winter Invitational

  • First Place, Carolina Boat Center Rock Fish Round Up

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    Fifth Place, Cherokee Gold Cup Classic (Cherokee Lake)

  • Finished 3rd in Points for the NSBA Angler of the Year

  • Numerous Top Ten tournament finishes - NSBA


  • 1st Place Panama City King Mackeral Tournament

  • Pro Staff Evinrude Outboards and Lund Boats

  • 2nd in Points for the NSBA National Anglerof the Year

  • State Champion Kansas NSBA

  • Milford Lake, Kansas NSBA Divisional Champion

  • State Champion Virginia NSBA

  • Divisional Champion Lake Norman & Milford Lake NSBA

  • First Place, Milford Lake (Kansas - 2 Times), Kerr Lake (Virginia), NSBA

  • Lake Norman American Cancer Society Tournament, Mooresville/Lake

  • Norman NSBA Winter Classic, NSBA Texas / Oklahoma Shoot Out


  • First Place King of the Cape King Mackeral Tournamant

  • Pro Staff Evinrude Outboards and Lund Boats

  • 5th in Points, NSBA Angler of The Year

  • Angler of The Year Lake Norman Striper Swiper points race.

  • Second Place & Big Fish - 3rd Annual Alzheimer's Benefit Striped Bass

  • Fourth Place, Lake Norman Winter Classic Striped Bass Tournament


  • Pro Staff Evinrude Outboards

  • Numerous Top Ten Tournament finishes - SKA Tournament Trail


  • First Place - US Open King Mackerel Tournament

  • Team of the Year - U. S. Anglers Association

  • Largest Spanish Mackerel - US Anglers Association


  • Second Place - Hardee's Atlantic Beach Tournament

  • Largest King Mackerel - US Anglers Association

  • Largest Striped Bass - US Anglers Association

  • 1991-1998 Top Ten SKA Pro Division

  • 1995 Mercury Marine Pro Staff


Memberships / Clubs

  • NFA Norman Fisheries Alliance

  • North Carolina Licensed Guide

  • SBCC Striped Bass Conservation Coalition

  • SKA Southern Kingfish Association

  • Active Member of FLW Outdoors

  • Active Member of the Lake Norman Striper Swipers (Over 250 members)

  • Current US Coast Guard Captain - # 1011630

  • Active Member of National Wild Turkey Federation

Upcoming Projects & Events

  • Participating In SKA Kingfish Events and SBCC Tournament Trail

  • Extensive planned guest appearances at Boat Shows, Fishing Schools, and











Tideline Fishing Team

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