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Topsail – April 12, 2018

Topsail – April 12, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that both the red drum and speckled trout bite is on fire inshore, with cut shrimp accounting for most of the action. If the fish are on the surface, lures like the Zara Spook are working wonders, and you might also pull in a citation bluefish. Surf anglers are […]

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Tidelines – April 12, 2018

Tidelines – April 12, 2018

The early springtime bite just off the beach is now steadily improving with the warming water temperatures and migration of bait closer to the beach, but before welcoming in some of the highly anticipated nearshore species, such as Atlantic bonito followed by spanish mackerel, Capt. Trevor Smith, of ProFish NC Charters out of Wrightsville Beach, […]

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Morada Cast Nets

Morada Cast Nets

Betts cast nets have been a local favorite due to their durability and fair pricing.  (It also doesn’t hurt that Mr. Betts himself resides in North Carolina and is one of the nicest men you could meet…)  The most common complaint of tournament live bait anglers has been that they don’t throw as well as […]

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Tournament – Chasin’ Tails Speckled Trout Challenge

January 2018 marked the end of the 10th annual Speckled Trout Challenge (hosted by Chasin’ Tails Outdoors Bait & Tackle), which was a five month long competition that challenged anglers in the Atlantic Beach area to find and catch the biggest speckled trout in North Carolina. The only rules were that the angler who registered […]

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Carolina Beach – April 12, 2018

Carolina Beach – April 12, 2018

Redd, of Island Tackle, reports that decent numbers of black sea bass and grunts are being caught in 80-150’ of water, and they’re falling for squid and mullet on the bottom. On the beach, a few bonito and false albacore have been landed. Small spoons have been the lure of choice. At the Gulf Stream, […]