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Topsail July 21, 2005

Ricky Kellum, at Speckled Specialists Charters, reports nights and early mornings are the time to be trout fishing if you want to catch them. There was both a trout and a flounder in the 5 lb. class recorded this week. Nearshore the kings and spanish are still consistent, and mahi have been reported as close […]

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Swansboro July 21, 2005

Capt. Jeff, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that lots of 3-5″ mullet minnows are around the Swansboro waterfront and along the shores of the ICW, as well as along West Channel. There are plenty of live shrimp in the feeder creeks at the mouth of Queens Creek and White Oak River, and 3-6″ shad are in […]

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Morehead City July 21, 2005

Joe, at Joe’s Pro Bait and Tackle, reports that inshore the king mackerel bite has slowed somewhat, but it could improve at any time as the bait schools move in. A few customers reported excellent spanish fishing trolling down the beach (with a lot of blues mixed in). There has also been a fair number […]

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Seagate KMT 2005

The Seagate King Mackerel Tournament, a KMT limited to smaller boats, attracted over 40 boats to compete on a Saturday of beautiful weather and flat seas. This year’s winners of the Seagate, hosted at Dickie’s Tidal Market II, posted the heaviest king mackerel ever weighed in Seagate KMT history, and the big king came from […]

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Wildlife Flounder Tournament 2005

Southport Fishing Center was the host site of this month’s SFC/Wildlife Bait and Tackle’s monthly flounder and trout tournament. In their inaugural event, they attracted thirteen boats and a 7 lb. class flounder and a 6 lb. class trout. Glenn Hart and Mike Hill, both from Bolivia, NC, won the July 9 event with a […]