Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach August 5, 2004

Capt. Dave Tilley, of Wild Rover II Charters, reports that offshore the king mackerel are scattered about with a few larger fish mixed in. Juveniles are everywhere. Finding a fish over 24 inches has been exception rather than the rule. Look around any of the major AR’s, and you should find fish. Dolphin are still […]

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Carolina Beach July 29, 2004

Steve, of Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that the flounder bite has slowed when it comes to larger fish, but many flounder under 5 lbs. were caught this past week. The store only weighed in a couple of citation-sized flounder, but the fish in the 2 to 5 lb. range were numerous. From the surf, […]

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Carolina Beach July 22, 2004

Kelly, at Cape Fear Marine and Tackle, reports that the king activity is in full swing with big kings being brought in from everywhere. Their shop just weighed in a 41 lb. king caught on live bait about 19 miles off the beach. The dolphin are still being picked up from scattered locations. Fish anywhere […]

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Carolina Beach July 15, 2004

Steve, at Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that good catches of flounder continue to come out of Snow’s Cut and the inlet area. There were several citation-sized flounder weighed in this past week, with the largest weighing just under 10 pounds. Mullet minnows or menhaden are the baits to use, but they continue to be […]

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Carolina Beach July 8, 2004

Kelly, at Cape Fear Marine and Tackle, reports that the kings seem to be right off the beach. Reports came in last week of king hook-ups right outside the Carolina Beach Inlet. The spanish fishing has slowed, but there are still a few being caught by trolling a spoon or using some type of jig. […]