Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach – May 10, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore fishing has improved drastically now that we’re in a stable warm weather pattern. There have been plenty of red and black drum hanging around docks in the creeks and ICW, with live mud minnows, cut shrimp, and soft plastics all working well as bait. The reds that have […]

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Wrightsville Beach – April 26, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the recent inshore surge of bluefish shows no signs of stopping over the coming weeks. The blues can be found just about anywhere and will bite just about anything, so pick your favorite bait and get casting (if you start running out of tackle, tie on a wire leader). […]

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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

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 […]