Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach – April 12, 2018

Wrightsville Beach – April 12, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that schools of smaller and slot-sized red and black drum have been hanging around docks in the waterway and some of the deeper boat basins. Live mud minnows and cut shrimp have been the most productive baits, though Z-Man and Gulp soft plastics will also work. Large schools of slot […]

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Wrightsville Beach – March 22, 2018

Wrightsville Beach – March 22, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are finding a few large schools of red drum that have moved back into the marsh. The reds spook easily in shallow water, but they can be landed with a little persistence and stealth. When fishing on the flats, use lures such as the Savage Gear shrimp or […]

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Wrightsville Beach – December 14, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – December 14, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the speckled trout bite remains strong, though the fish can be a little tougher to catch now that the weather is cooling down. The specks are hiding in basins and creeks where there is some bait present, but occasionally they will move onto flats and over shallow oyster bars […]

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Wrightsville Beach – November 16, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – November 16, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the speckled trout bite has been incredible throughout the area. Schools of fish can be found moving into the inlets and through the waterway toward creeks and marshes. Artificial baits and lures (like Z-Man PaddlerZ and Swimming Trout Tricks) are working well, especially in natural colors like Opening Night […]

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Wrightsville Beach – October 26, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – October 26, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that plenty of red drum and flounder are actively feeding in the marshes near inlets and around waterway docks. Black drum, sheepshead, bluefish, and ladyfish are also being caught inshore, with MirrOlures and Z-Man soft plastics producing the most fish. The speckled trout bite has been decent and will only […]