Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach – June 6, 2019

Carolina Beach – June 6, 2019

John, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that there are plenty of black and red drum biting. Live shrimp is the best option, but menhaden or mud minnows will get the job done. Docks and oyster beds are a good place to look for the drum. In the surf, whiting and pompano are biting, as […]

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Carolina Beach – May 23, 2019

Carolina Beach – May 23, 2019

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that fishing at the Gulf Stream remains steady, with good numbers of mahi, some smaller wahoo, blackfin tuna, and a few sailfish. Skirted ballyhoo has done the trick for most of these fish. Around the 30 mile area, bottom fishing has been hot for scamp and gag grouper, […]

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Carolina Beach – May 9, 2019

Carolina Beach – May 9, 2019

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that plenty of spanish mackerel and bonito are in the 2-5 mile range. Trolling Clarkspoons, as well as sight casting spoons and jigs, has worked for both species. There have been a few flounder caught inside, but most of the fish that anglers are finding have been smaller […]

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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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