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July 24, 2014

Capt. Corbett Johnson, of Reelax Fishing Charters, with a bull dolphin he hooked on a green/pink-skirted squid strip while trolling off Beaufort Inlet near the NW Places.

Capt. Corbett Johnson, of Reelax Fishing Charters, with a bull dolphin he hooked on a green/pink-skirted squid strip while trolling off Beaufort Inlet near the NW Places.

Most Recent Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports, Northern Beaches

Northern Beaches – July 24, 2014

Betty, of TW’s Tackle, reports that anglers are connecting with some sea mullet, croaker, spot, bluefish, and small flounder while bottom fishing along the northern beaches. Anglers are seeing a slightly better bite (along with some pompano) south of Oregon Inlet. Shrimp and bloodworms are producing most of the action in the breakers. Bottom fishermen […]

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Fishing Reports, Hatteras/Ocracoke

Hatteras – July 24, 2014

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers are hooking a mixed bag of bottom feeders like spot, sea mullet, croaker, and pompano while fishing the local surf. Shrimp and sand fleas are producing most of the action. Puppy drum and speckled trout are feeding heavily in the sound, and anglers are hooking them while working […]

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Fishing Reports, Pamlico

Pamlico – July 24, 2014

Isaiah, of East Side Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers are starting to see some solid flounder and speckled trout action around Swan Quarter and Englehard, with some reports coming in from Fishing Creek and the Pungo as well. Gulp and Z-Man soft baits are fooling both. Tarpon and citation-class red drum have shown up […]

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Fishing Reports, Morehead City/Atlantic Beach

Morehead – July 24, 2014

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that anglers are still finding solid numbers of flounder at nearshore structure in the ocean (like the AR’s) along with inshore structure (like bridge pilings and the port wall). Anglers are hooking the flatfish on live mud minnows and finger mullet or bucktail jigs tipped with Gulp baits. Sheepshead […]

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Fishing Reports, Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Swansboro – July 24, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that the flounder action remains solid inshore, with most of the fish feeding around drop-offs, marsh creekmouths, and along ICW structure like docks. Live finger mullet and peanut menhaden or soft baits like Gulp jerkshads will get attention from the flatfish. Anglers are also hooking plenty of red drum […]

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Fishing Reports, Topsail/Sneads Ferry

Topsail – July 24, 2014

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that some large sheepshead (fish to 11 lbs. recently) and black drum are feeding around area bridge and dock pilings. Anglers are hooking both on shrimp and fiddler crabs fished tight to the structure. Ladyfish are all over the inshore waters and feeding in high current areas, particularly near […]

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Fishing Reports, Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach – July 24, 2014

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the summertime speckled trout bite remains solid around Wrightsville. Anglers are finding the fish in the creeks and around docks along the ICW and backsides of the barrier islands. Topwater plugs, soft baits like Egret Vudu Shrimp, and a variety of other lures will fool the specks. Anglers are […]

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Fishing Reports, Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach – July 24, 2014

Westin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that anglers are hooking big numbers of flounder in the Cape Fear River right now. All of the recent rain seems to have pushed the fish to the south in the river, and they’re feeding in deeper holes. Falling tides are producing the best bite, and anglers are […]

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Fishing Reports, Southport/Oak Island

Southport – July 24, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers continue to weigh in lots of heavy flounder (to 7-9+ lbs.) coming from the local waters. They’re feeding around docks and other structure on the Southport waterfront, rocky areas in the river, grass islands, and in the creeks. Most are falling for finger mullet and peanut […]

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Fishing Reports, Ocean Isle/Holden Beach

Ocean Isle – July 24, 2014

Brant, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that anglers are seeing an improved spanish mackerel bite off Ocean Isle and the Brunswick County beaches, but the action remains more consistent on the other side of Cape Fear. Clarkspoons trolled behind planers and torpedo sinkers are the way to go for the spanish when anglers can […]

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Fishing Reports, North Myrtle Beach/Little River

North Myrtle – July 24, 2014

Mark, of Shallow Minded Inshore Fishing Charters, reports that anglers are still seeing plenty of flounder action in the ocean at nearshore structure like the Jim Caudle Reef. Live peanut menhaden on Carolina rigs are the way to go for the flatfish. Spadefish are still schooled up on the Sherman. Anglers can chum them to […]

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