Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – August 18, 2016

Carolina Beach – August 18, 2016

Cody, of Island Tackle, reports that the river has been producing a variety of fish, including flounder, red drum, and a few speckled trout. Live minnows or mullet are the key to hooking these fish. Around pilings and under Snow’s Cut Bridge, anglers fishing with sand fleas and fiddler crabs are connecting with black drum […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – August 4, 2016

Carolina Beach – August 4, 2016

Cody, of Island Tackle, reports that the inshore bite has been the best in the river. Flounder, redfish, and black drum have all been landed in the Cape Fear. The flounder have mostly been small, with a few keepers and citations mixed in. Target the flatfish with live mullet on a Carolina rig (or live […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – July 21, 2016

Carolina Beach – July 21, 2016

Cody, of Island Tackle, reports that inshore the red drum have been hanging out around the rock wall in Fort Fisher, as well as in the waterway. Anglers can target these fish (the majority of them 27” and up) with finger mullet or soft plastics. Flounder are also around the same rocks along the river […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – July 7, 2016

Carolina Beach – July 7, 2016

Cody, of Island Tackle, reports the red drum are biting back in the bays. Most anglers are connecting with the mid to upper-slot fish using a DOA or Gulp shrimp under a popping cork, with the fish also falling for live mud minnows and shrimp. Anglers looking to target speckled trout and flounder can use […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – June 23, 2016

Carolina Beach – June 23, 2016

Red, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that red drum have become more active in the lower Cape Fear River, and anglers are connecting with them using MirrOlures and plastics, such as Saltwater Assassins. Live bait on a Carolina rig will tempt flounder in the same areas. The fish can be found from Snow’s Cut […]

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