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Tournament – Swansboro Century Club

Tournament – Swansboro Century Club

The 26th annual Swansboro Century Club Friendly City Speckled Trout Tournament was held out of Casper’s Marina in November. After a traditional pig pickin’ the night before the tournament, 27 boats headed out on a chilly Saturday morning to compete in both a flounder and trout division. The flounder division (a single-fish tournament) was won […]

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Northern Beaches – December 14, 2017

Northern Beaches – December 14, 2017

Betty, of TW’s Bait and Tackle, reports that surf fishing has provided anglers with plenty of action. Sea mullet are spread out up and down the beach and have been biting a variety of baits. Cut shrimp, sand fleas, and Fishbites have all worked well to land a cooler full. Plenty of puppy drum and […]

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Ocean Isle – December 14, 2017

Ocean Isle – December 14, 2017

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there are good numbers of speckled trout and black drum in the inshore waters. The best action has come from fishing the falling tide in and around tidal rips where creeks converge with larger bodies of water or other creeks.   Derek, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, […]

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Hatteras – December 14, 2017

Hatteras – December 14, 2017

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf fishing has remained steady with the dropping water temps. The sea mullet bite has picked up, and anglers have found plenty of citation-sized fish. Speckled trout and red drum are also feeding in the surf zone. Those casting soft plastics, as well as soaking cut baits on the […]

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Releases – December 14, 2017

North Carolina will put forward a three-year plan for recreational vessel limits for cobia that does not include a closed season. The Marine Fisheries Commission voted last week to propose management measures for 2018-2020 to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission as follows: (1) One fish per person, not to exceed four fish per vessel, […]