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Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – April 28, 2016

Carolina Beach – April 28, 2016

Red, of Island Tackle & Hardware, reports that there has been decent action with spanish mackerel, bonito, and false albacore as close in as 1/2 mile off the beach. Trolling Clarkspoons has been a good way to connect with all three types of fish. A bit further out around the 20 mile range, there is […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – April 14, 2016

Carolina Beach – April 14, 2016

Red, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports solid action with trout up in the river and in the bays. Live shrimp and mud minnows have been good ways to fool the fish. Red and black drum are in the same areas, and artificial baits such as Gulps, Z-Man Trout Tricks, and other types of paddle […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – March 24, 2016

Carolina Beach – March 24, 2016

Wes, of Island Tackle, reports that the spring fishing is really starting to pick up in many of the creeks and backwaters around the lower Cape Fear River. The red drum bite has been hot in these areas, with some of the best catches coming from live shrimp on Carolina rigs. DOA paddle tails in […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – March 3, 2016

Carolina Beach – March 3, 2016

Wes, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that there has been some fairly steady fishing action over the past couple of months, and it will only improve from this point on as the last days of winter run their course and local waters begin to warm up. Black drum are being caught in the creeks […]

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Carolina Beach – December 10, 2015

Carolina Beach – December 10, 2015

Zack, of Island Tackle, reports that anglers are connecting with some healthy speckled trout in the inlet and also off the surf. Live shrimp are fooling the majority of the trout being caught. Surf casters are still catching lots of large red drum. To get in on the action, cut up those spots and mullet […]

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