Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – May 26, 2016

Morehead City – May 26, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that area cobia fishing has been excellent recently with some large fish up to 91 lbs. being weighed in. The majority of the action is concentrated around the Cape Lookout area, but anglers are connecting with fish anywhere from Beaufort Inlet to Barden Inlet. On cooler days, more fish […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – May 12, 2016

Morehead City – May 12, 2016

Matt, of Chasin Tails Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are connecting with sea mullet, black drum, pigfish, croakers, gray trout, blow toads, and even some pompano just past the breakers. The best action has been at night for anglers soaking bits of shrimp and Fishbites on bottom rigs. Inshore, gray trout, sea mullet, and blow […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – April 28, 2016

Morehead City – April 28, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are still connecting with plenty of sea mullet and pufferfish. The bluefish have also begun to show up in good numbers, and the large chopper bluefish shouldn’t be far behind. Bottom fishing in the surf zone has also been producing some great black drum, with a […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – April 14, 2016

Morehead City – April 14, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that gray trout, sea mullet, and croakers have moved into the Morehead City turning basin, and anglers have been connecting with plenty of these bottom fish from the port wall to the inlet. Double drop bottom rigs tipped with shrimp or bloodworm-flavored Fishbites will tempt bites from all three […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead – March 24, 2016

Morehead – March 24, 2016

Matt, of Chasin Tails Outdoors, reports that inshore there has been a great sea mullet bite around Beaufort Inlet, especially near the #18 and #21 buoys. The mullet are here much earlier than normal. They are moving inshore steadily and should be found in the turning basin within the next week or two. Two-hook bottom […]

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