Fishing Reports

 Sarah Gagliardo

Pamlico – April 27, 2017

Pamlico – April 27, 2017

Richie, of Eastside Bait and Tackle, reports that the trout fishing has become pretty decent as the specs start to come out of the creeks. Anglers are having luck with the MirrOlure MR17 and Yo-Zuri little minnow baits, as well as soft plastics, like Gulp. A few flounder are being caught on soft plastics, and […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – April 27, 2017

Topsail – April 27, 2017

Austin, of East Coast Sports, reports that surf anglers are connecting with good numbers of bluefish. All sizes of blues are being caught, including a healthy ratio of fish over 8 lbs. The best action has been on Sea Striker bluefish rigs and circle hooks on fish finder rigs. The surf zone is also giving […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – April 27, 2017

Swansboro – April 27, 2017

James, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers along the piers and surf are seeing action with chopper blues, from the surf to the sound and into the intracoastal. These big fish are taking any walking baits, topwater lures, as well as metal lures, cut mullet, and even cigar minnows. Anglers are starting to see […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – April 27, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – April 27, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that there have been small and large groups of 9-15 lb. bluefish back in the creeks all the way out to the inlets. Topwater lures have been catching a lot of fish, and larger soft plastics and suspending hard baits (like the Catch 2000) are also working. A few schools […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Carolina Beach – April 27, 2017

Carolina Beach – April 27, 2017

Lewis, of Island Tackle, reports that anglers in the surf and on the pier are starting to connect with spanish mackerel, along with the chopper blues that are still around but are slowly dwindling. Cut bait and Gotcha plugs are the way to connect with both species. Those setting up a king rig from the […]

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