The skates/rays don't get nearly that big around here. I've been fishing inshore/from kayaks/from shore on the NC coast for 6 years now, and the biggest I've ever hooked was about 9lbs.
Where at in the OBX are you going to be?
ST:A We spend $60,000 on maintenance to make sure our garage is full.
Current Car: Centrifugally Turbo-charged 2008 V4 ford.
Also, I have a stock Maxima. It runs 12's