Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach July 15, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that the spanish fishing has been good over the past week. There’s plenty to be caught, and he’s also seen some larger sized ones caught. The bigger ones, going from 3 to 5 lbs., are being caught on live bait. The pompano are showing up in the surf off of […]

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Wrightsville Beach July 8, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that spanish mackerel are very thick off Masonboro. The bigger spanish are mixed in with small kings at Dallas Rocks. Tarpon are cruising along the beaches, with fish spotted by those fishing the jetties. Sailfish are scattered in the 10 mile range and are mostly hitting ballyhoo. Dolphin are mixed […]

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Wrightsville Beach July 1, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports better sized flounder being landed with more keepers than throwbacks in the inlet areas of Rich’s, Mason’s, and Masonboro. Sheepshead fishing is really picking up along pilings in the waterway with sand fleas or fiddlers. A few red drum are scattered around biting live baits. There’s a better bite coming […]

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Wrightsville Beach June 24, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that spanish mackerel are thick from Mason’s Inlet north to Rich’s Inlet. They are hitting trolled silver Clark spoons, or if they surface they may take Gotcha plugs, Megabaits, or Maria jigs. Flounder fishing north of Wrightsville Beach has produced more keepers than throwbacks this week, but there still hasn’t […]

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Wrightsville Beach June 17, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that red drum are biting well inshore in the creeks and waterways on artificials and live menhaden. Flounder are still biting everywhere, but many are still under the 14 inch minimum. Surf fishing with sand fleas is producing sheepshead (up to 11.5 lbs.) and Virginia mullet. Spanish mackerel fishing has […]