Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach – April 26, 2018

Redd, of Island Tackle, reports that when the weather allows, fishing at the Gulf Stream remains steady. Skirted ballyhoo and jet heads are producing nice wahoo. Blackfin and yellowfin tuna are also being caught. The best method has been using cedar plugs and tuna feathers around ledges and structure. In 80-150’ of water, dropping down […]

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Carolina Beach – April 12, 2018

Redd, of Island Tackle, reports that decent numbers of black sea bass and grunts are being caught in 80-150’ of water, and they’re falling for squid and mullet on the bottom. On the beach, a few bonito and false albacore have been landed. Small spoons have been the lure of choice. At the Gulf Stream, […]

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Carolina Beach – March 22, 2018

Redd, of Island Tackle, reports that anglers bottom fishing offshore around the 25-30 mile area have connected with black sea bass, grunts, and snapper. The baits of choice have been cigar minnows and squid. Those fishing the Gulf Stream have caught several wahoo, mainly on ballyhoo. Inshore, a decent amount of redfish have been caught, […]

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Carolina Beach – December 14, 2017

Carolina Beach – December 14, 2017

Redd, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that speckled trout are holding from the inlet all the way back into the creeks of the Cape Fear River. Anglers in the feeder creeks working marsh edges in 4-6′ of water are having the best luck. Casting MirrOlure MR17s in chicken-on-a-chain color and in the broken glass […]

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Carolina Beach – November 16, 2017

Carolina Beach – November 16, 2017

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that surf fishing has remained steady on Carolina Beach. Anglers fishing with fresh shrimp on bottom rigs have landed good numbers of whiting and black drum. Inshore, the speckled trout bite has heated up. Those fishing the Cape Fear River have found fish holding on marsh banks and […]