Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – May 26, 2016

Carolina Beach – May 26, 2016

Cody, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the flounder fishing around Snow’s Cut and in the river has been heating up with many fish up to 5 lbs. being caught. Schools of pogies have been thick in these areas and have been the bait of choice for the flatfish. Red drum are being caught […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – May 12, 2016

Carolina Beach – May 12, 2016

Red, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that plenty of Atlantic bonito are being caught around 4-5 miles off the beach, with many boats filling their coolers and limiting out. Sight casting jigs at the feeding fish has been the way to connect with the bonito. Nice-sized spanish are being caught from a few miles […]

 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 […]

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