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July 17, 2014

Dessie and Madison Howard with Dessie's first flounder, a 4 lb. fish that struck a live finger mullet at the Southport waterfront while they were fishing with Capt. Alan Beasley on the "Reel Rocker."

Dessie and Madison Howard with Dessie’s first flounder, a 4 lb. fish that struck a live finger mullet at the Southport waterfront while they were fishing with Capt. Alan Beasley on the “Reel Rocker.”

Most Recent Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports, Northern Beaches

Northern Beaches – July 17, 2014

Betty, of TW’s Tackle, reports that anglers are connecting with some sea mullet and spot while bottom fishing in the surf along the northern beaches. Shrimp and bloodworms are fooling both panfish. Some pompano, bluefish, and puppy drum have been in the surf mix south of Oregon Inlet. Anglers casting artificial lures like Gulp baits […]

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Fishing Reports, Hatteras/Ocracoke

Hatteras – July 17, 2014

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers are hooking a typical summer mixed bag of panfish like sea mullet, croaker, and spot in the surf. Anglers are also catching good numbers of pompano on the southern beaches, and they’re beginning to show up around Rodanthe as well. Some bluefish and spanish mackerel are biting metal […]

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Fishing Reports, Pamlico

Pamlico – July 17, 2014

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that anglers are still finding some excellent action with flounder, speckled trout, and red drum in the lower Neuse River, although weather conditions have made it tough to get to and hook the fish on some recent days. The fish are feeding along the shorelines and around structure […]

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Fishing Reports, Morehead City/Atlantic Beach

Morehead – July 17, 2014

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that anglers are still seeing some solid flounder action both inshore and offshore around Morehead City. Anglers are finding the fish around structure like the port wall and bridges and while drifting the channels behind Atlantic Beach and Shackleford. The ocean fish are feeding around bottom structure like the […]

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Fishing Reports, Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Swansboro – July 17, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are still seeing some solid flounder action inshore right now. The fish are feeding around ICW docks, creekmouths along the mainland and marshes, and near the inlets. Anglers are fooling the flounder with live baits or Gulp Jerkshads and other soft baits fished on jigheads. Red drum […]

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Fishing Reports, Topsail/Sneads Ferry

Topsail – July 17, 2014

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that anglers are finding some excellent topwater action with red drum and speckled trout inshore right now. The fish are feeding in the backwater creeks and bays, and anglers can fool them with live baits and soft plastics when they don’t want to commit to the topwaters. Flounder fishing […]

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Fishing Reports, Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach – July 17, 2014

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that there’s still a good amount of life in the Gulf Stream right now, and anglers saw some solid catches of dolphin and wahoo while trolling the blue water last week. Some billfish are also around, and all the pelagics are taking an interest in ballyhoo paired with skirted trolling […]

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Fishing Reports, Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach – July 17, 2014

Kyle, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that anglers are connecting with plenty of mid and upper-slot red drum in Carolina Beach Inlet and the Cape Fear River right now. Most are falling for live and cut baits, but anglers are also hooking up on topwater plugs and soft plastic baits. There’s also been some […]

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Fishing Reports, Southport/Oak Island

Southport – July 17, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that the local flounder action has been stellar lately, and excellent reports are coming in from the Southport waterfront, Cape Fear River, Oak Island Bridge, and Bald Head area. The action on Yaupon Reef and other nearshore structure in the ocean has been red hot as well (when […]

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Fishing Reports, Ocean Isle/Holden Beach

Ocean Isle – July 17, 2014

Kyle, of Speculator Inshore Fishing Charters, reports that flounder have been producing the best inshore action in the area recently (with some still short but keeper fish to 3-4 lbs. in the mix). Anglers are finding them in Tubbs Inlet, the Shallotte and Lockwood Folly rivers, and at various spots along the ICW. Somewhat clean […]

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Fishing Reports, North Myrtle Beach/Little River

North Myrtle – July 17, 2014

Mark, of Shallow Minded Inshore Fishing Charters, reports that anglers are still running into cobia around nearshore structure like the Sherman and Little River Offshore Reef. They seem to be hanging around large sand tiger sharks at both spots, so if the sharks are around, the cobes likely are, too. Anglers can tempt them to […]

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