Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach – April 13, 2017

Carolina Beach – April 13, 2017

Wes, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that anglers inshore and in the river are connecting with a decent amount of black drum using fresh shrimp. Expect the fish to be smaller to just keeper size. The redfish are becoming active, more so in the river, and they are falling for artificials and MirrOlure MR18s. […]

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Carolina Beach – March 23, 2017

Carolina Beach – March 23, 2017

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that anglers in the surf are connecting with pufferfish and not much else, due to the rough conditions. Those heading to the river are connecting with red drum and black drum. Anglers can expect a lot of smaller rat reds, but many will be in-slot. Dead shrimp is […]

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Carolina Beach – Winter 2016 – 2017

Carolina Beach – Winter 2016 – 2017

Red, of Island Tackle, reports that inshore anglers are connecting with a few stray sheepshead that are still in the area, and they are hitting live shrimp and fiddler crabs. Check for the sheeps around any area structure. Speckled trout is the most active inshore bite right now, and they can best be landed with […]

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Carolina Beach – November 17, 2016

Carolina Beach – November 17, 2016

Red, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the inshore trout bite has been the real focus of anglers, with specks taking live shrimp and artificials, such as Gulp and Z-Man. A few flounder have been caught on Gulp, with fish up to 10 lbs. reported. Anglers should target deep holes for the larger flatfish. […]

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Carolina Beach – October 27, 2016

Carolina Beach – October 27, 2016

Wes, of Island Tackle, reports that inshore the speckled trout bite has picked up in the waterways and around the inlets. Use topwaters to connect with these fish, or soak a live shrimp under a popping cork. These are small drum, barely keeper-size, tearing up shrimp and artificials in the back bays. The flounder bite […]