Fishing Reports

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Carolina Beach – March 21, 2019

Carolina Beach – March 21, 2019

Charlie, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that drum have been showing up in the rivers, where anglers can chase them with mud minnows or soft plastics (such as a Z-Man) on a jig head dropped to the bottom. Whiting have been chasing shrimp down at the mouth of the river, and while a few […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – March 21, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – March 21, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the speckled trout bite has been fairly consistent throughout the winter months, with the most recent weeks producing fish around 18”. The specks are back in the creeks along the ICW, with MirrOlure MR14, 17, and 18s accounting for a lot of the bite. Z-Man plastics and Bass […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – March 21, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – March 21, 2019

Mike, of Native Son, reports that trout have been in their winter holes. The key to getting them is to fish a couple of days past any cold fronts to give the weather time to warm back up, but this will be less important come April. Always fish with a slow retrieve this time of […]

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Wrightsville Beach – March 21, 2019

Wrightsville Beach – March 21, 2019

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that water temperatures are above average for this time of year, and this has the inshore fish biting. Reds are schooled up, and sightfishing for them has been possible thanks to clean water. Some of them have made their way into the marsh near the inlets, while some are still […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 21, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 21, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that winter and early spring fishing trips have been successful, especially when looking for speckled trout. There have been no signs of a winter kill, and the number of specks in the inshore waters has been staggering. There are plenty of small shrimp and menhaden in the creeks, […]

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