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August 21, 2014

Jennifer Lucas with her first Afrrican pompano, hooked on a live menahden near the break while she was fishing out of Wrightsville Beach with her famil on the "Collision Course."

Jennifer Lucas with her first Afrrican pompano, hooked on a live menahden near the break while she was fishing out of Wrightsville Beach with her famil on the “Collision Course.”

Most Recent Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports, Northern Beaches

Northern Beaches – August 21, 2014

Betty, of TW’s Tackle, reports that surf casters fishing the northern beaches are connecting with some sea mullet, spot, and other bottom feeders along with good numbers of bluefish. Shrimp, bloodworms, and cut baits are producing most of the action in the breakers. Anglers bottom fishing from the little bridge on the causeway have been […]

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Fishing Reports, Hatteras/Ocracoke

Hatteras – August 21, 2014

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that panfish like croaker, sea mullet, and spot are making up most of the catch for local surf anglers at present. Shrimp, Fish Bites, and bloodworms on double-drop rigs are fooling the bottom feeders. Anglers wading around Oregon Inlet are finding action with puppy and yearling drum on soft plastic […]

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Fishing Reports, Pamlico

Pamlico – August 21, 2014

Mitch, of FishIBX.com, reports that anglers are seeing an improved puppy drum bite in the lower rivers of eastern North Carolina, with most of the fish feeding along the shorelines. Live and cut baits have been producing most of the action, but anglers can also hook up on topwater plugs, soft plastics, and a variety […]

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Fishing Reports, Morehead City/Atlantic Beach

Morehead City – August 21, 2014

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the sheepshead bite has picked back up after the deluge the area took a few weeks ago, and anglers have been catching both good numbers and some fat fish this week. The best action has been around the Morehead port wall and local dock and bridge pilings. Live […]

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Fishing Reports, Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Swansboro – August 21, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are still seeing some solid action with large spanish mackerel around nearshore structure off Bogue Inlet. Some king mackerel are mixed in, and both are falling for live baits on light wire leaders. Smaller spanish mackerel are feeding along the beachfront and will take a hearty interest […]

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Fishing Reports, Topsail/Sneads Ferry

Topsail – August 21, 2014

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that anglers are finding plenty of red drum feeding around the shoals of local inlets. Anglers are hooking the reds while casting finger mullet and cut baits on bottom rigs, along with working lures like gold spoons around the breakers. Surf and pier bottom fishermen are also hooking good […]

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Fishing Reports, Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach – August 21, 2014

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are seeing an improved spanish mackerel bite off Wrightsville Beach, with good action reported from the jetties to the Liberty Ship last week. Clarkspoons trolled behind planers and trolling weights are fooling most of the fish, but anglers can also cast metal lures to schools chasing bait on […]

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Fishing Reports, Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach – August 21, 2014

Ron, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that anglers have been seeing some excellent wahoo action in the Gulf Stream recently. Most are falling for ballyhoo paired with skirted trolling lures, but baitless high-speed lures can be very effective as well. Dolphin remain fairly scattered, but anglers are hooking a few from the 20 mile […]

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Fishing Reports, Southport/Oak Island

Southport – August 21, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that the flounder bite keeps getting better, and anglers are hooking big numbers around the Southport waterfront, Caswell Beach, Bald Head Island, and spots throughout the Cape Fear River and ICW. Live menhaden and finger mullet are fooling most of the fish, but anglers can also hook up […]

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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 21, 2014

Mark, of Shallow Minded Inshore Fishing Charters, reports that the hot weather has led to some slow fishing inshore over the past week. Flounder have been providing the mainstay of the action that anglers are seeing, with the best bite at nearshore structure like the Jim Caudle Reef. There’s also been decent action with the […]

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