Fishing Reports

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – September 12, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – September 12, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are catching spot, sea mullet, croakers, and pompano while fishing shrimp and sand fleas. Targeting the sloughs just off the shoreline has been the most productive tactic. Bluefish and spanish mackerel are coming inside to feed on baits, with anglers reporting higher tides and mornings as […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – September 12, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – September 12, 2019

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that red drum have been the target of the majority of inshore anglers, with fish coming from the marshes and ICW docks. Carolina-rigged live baits have had the most success in the deeper holes, while anglers working the flats are using soft plastics and topwater baits. A few flounder […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – September 12, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – September 12, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that citation red drum fishing has been good from the river out into the sound. Many anglers have had success while targeting the fish at night with Lupton rigs and fresh cut mullet. Popping corks matched with large soft plastics has been producing fish as well, though winds make […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – September 12, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – September 12, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that inshore fishing has been steady. Red drum are being caught in deeper holes near the inlets and back into the marsh flats. There has been a large amount of bait back in the grass, and the high tides have had the fish actively attacking baits on the flats. Speckled […]

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River – September 12, 2019

North Myrtle Beach/Little River – September 12, 2019

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that inshore surface water temperatures in the morning on the north end of the Grand Strand are around 84-85 degrees. There are massive schools of finger mullet in the Intracoastal Waterway and its tributaries, and bait-sized shrimp are also abundant. Even though the harvest of flounder is closed […]

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