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August 28, 2014

Mickey Beason, of Lincolnton, NC, with a 7.5' great hammerhead shark he landed in the Oak Island surf after it struck a skate he paddled out in a kayak.

Mickey Beason, of Lincolnton, NC, with a 7.5′ great hammerhead shark he landed in the Oak Island surf after it struck a skate he paddled out in a kayak.

Most Recent Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports, Northern Beaches

Northern Beaches – August 28, 2014

Betty, of TW’s Tackle, reports that that prior to the windy and rough conditions early in the week, surf casters fishing the northern beaches were still connecting with panfish like spot and sea mullet, along with some bluefish. Shrimp, bloodworms, and cut baits on bottom rigs are producing most of the surf action. Boaters fishing […]

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Fishing Reports, Hatteras/Ocracoke

Hatteras – August 28, 2014

Bryant, of The Fishin’ Hole, reports that anglers are hooking some spot, sea mullet, and a few pompano while bottom fishing in the local surf. Shrimp and bloodworms are fooling most of the fish. A few flounder have also been feeding in the surf and biting Gulp and strip baits. Anglers are hooking more flounder […]

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Fishing Reports, Pamlico

Pamlico – August 28, 2014

Dave, of Knee Deep Custom Charters, reports that the main body of giant, citation-class red drum in the area seems to be mostly staying in the Pamlico Sound, but anglers have high hopes they’ll be moving into the Neuse River soon. The early September full moon traditionally offers anglers some of the best action of […]

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Fishing Reports, Morehead City/Atlantic Beach

Morehead City – August 28, 2014

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that anglers continue to see some solid flounder action in the area both inshore and offshore. The flatfish are feeding in the marshes and around structure like the port wall inshore, where anglers are tempting them to bite live finger mullet, mud minnows, and Gulp baits pinned to jigheads […]

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Fishing Reports, Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Swansboro – August 28, 2014

Robbie, of Hall’Em In Charters, reports that anglers are seeing a solid speckled trout bite materialize in the area, with limit catches not uncommon last week (and most fish 1-3 lbs.). Most are still feeding in the White Oak River and other mainland tributaries off Bogue Sound, but anglers are starting to see a few […]

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Fishing Reports, Topsail/Sneads Ferry

Topsail – August 28, 2014

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that the weather has kept many boats from making the run to the Gulf Stream recently, but those who’ve been report that the excellent wahoo bite is still going strong. The ‘hoos are falling for traditional skirted ballyhoo spreads, along with baitless high-speed lures, which allow anglers to cover […]

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Fishing Reports, Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach – August 28, 2014

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are still seeing some explosive red drum action throughout the area, with big numbers reported from Topsail to the Cape Fear River. They’ve been very receptive to topwater plugs recently, with Rapala Skitterwalks the most popular, and anglers are finding feeding reds in most of the bays and […]

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Fishing Reports, Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach – August 28, 2014

Weston, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that anglers are seeing some solid flounder action in the area right now, with particularly good fishing around nearshore structure in the ocean. Anglers dropping live baits and Gulp-tipped bucktail jigs around spots in 30-60’ of water are connecting with good numbers of the flatfish (and some 5+ […]

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Fishing Reports, Southport/Oak Island

Southport – August 28, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers are still seeing much of the same action they’ve had over the past month, but inconsistent weather lately has made getting on the bite a bit tougher than usual. The flounder fishing in particular has slowed down in recent days, but the cooler weather means the […]

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Fishing Reports, Ocean Isle/Holden Beach

Ocean Isle – August 21, 2014

Kyle, of Speckulator Inshore Fishing Charters, reports that the past week of stable weather allowed the water to clean up and it greatly improved the inshore fishing in the area. Flounder fishing has been solid both in and offshore in the area. Anglers are hooking good numbers of the flatfish around nearshore structure like the […]

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Fishing Reports, North Myrtle Beach/Little River

North Myrtle – August 28, 2014

Patrick, of Capt. Smiley’s Fishing Charters, reports that fishing’s been good over the past week around Little River. Anglers are seeing some action with some stout slot and over-slot red drum, speckled trout, ladyfish, and bluefish at a variety of local spots. Some of the best action has been just inshore of Little River Inlet […]

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