Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach – April 25, 2019

Carolina Beach – April 25, 2019

  Red, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that a few flounder are starting to pop up around docks and muddy bottoms. Mud minnows have been the bait of choice. Redfish have been hanging out around docks as well, though they prefer fresh shrimp on a Carolina rig or artificial baits. Black drum have been […]

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Carolina Beach – April 11, 2019

Carolina Beach – April 11, 2019

Charlie, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that a good number of red drum are being caught in the backwaters, with more trout showing up as well. Carolina-rigged baits and soft plastics on jig heads will work for both, and MR17 and 18s in natural colors (such as new penny) have been drawing strikes as […]

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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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Carolina Beach – December 13, 2018

Carolina Beach – December 13, 2018

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the speckled trout bite has been strong in marinas, creek mouths, and inlets. Also on the inside, a few red and black drum are being caught in the Cape Fear River. Surf fishing is producing whiting, bluefish, a few puffers, both red and black drum, and speckled […]

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Carolina Beach – November 15, 2018

Carolina Beach – November 15, 2018

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that trout, redfish, and flounder can be found in the river and backwaters around the area. In the surf and just off the beach, a little bit of everything is biting, with whiting, trout, bluefish, and flounder making up the majority of the catch. Offshore trolling has been […]

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