Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach – October 25, 2018

Carolina Beach – October 25, 2018

Frank, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that trout have been all over the backwaters, but surf fishing is the main story. The suds have been producing a lot of pompano, small bluefish, a couple of flounder, some black drum, slot and over-slot red drum, and sea mullet. Most of the fish have been small, […]

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Carolina Beach – October 11, 2018

Carolina Beach – October 11, 2018

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the river is still dirty. There have been a few trout caught here and there, but nothing to be very excited about. Conditions will probably still be less than favorable for another 2-3 weeks, so for now most of the inshore focus will be on the waters […]

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Carolina Beach – Sep 13, 2018

Carolina Beach – Sep 13, 2018

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the inshore catch over the past few weeks has consisted primarily of flounder and redfish. In addition, a few trout, sheepshead, and black drum are getting picked up here and there. The flatties are being found in the river and Snow’s Cut, where the deepest water is […]

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Carolina Beach – Aug 30, 2018

Carolina Beach – Aug 30, 2018

Red, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that redfish are back in the creeks, where they can be found on topwater lures, DOA baits, and finger mullet. Speckled trout are starting to show up in better numbers as well, and they can be fooled with DOAs and MirrOlure MR17s and MR18s. Black drum are over […]

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Carolina Beach – Aug 16, 2018

Carolina Beach – Aug 16, 2018

Colton, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the water in the area is still dirty, and so fishing has been slow. Overall, anglers are finding their typical summer catches, just in smaller numbers. Flounder of all sizes are coming from the river, with throwbacks and citation-sized fish equally as common. Bigger redfish are staging […]