Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 15, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 15, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that inshore flounder fishing has been good. Targeting deep holes around docks, bridges, and the port wall has been productive for anglers with Carolina-rigged live mud minnows and mullet. Sheepshead fishing has been steady, with Carolina-rigged fiddler crabs and sea urchins working great along bridge pilings, docks, and rock jetties. […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 1, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 1, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that spanish mackerel are still being caught from the inlet to Cape Lookout. Trolling Clarkspoons on #1 planers has been boating the best numbers, but casting Spanish Candy and similar jigs is landing surface-feeding fish. King mackerel fishing has been very good in the area. The larger fish have more […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 18, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 18, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that king mackerel fishing has been good, with larger kings (up to 50 lbs.) being caught while slow-trolling live baits and Mac-A-Hoos with cigar minnows. There have been fish as close as AR-315, but many of the larger fish have been pulled from the east side of the Cape. Citation-sized […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 4, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 4, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that spanish mackerel and bluefish are in huge schools around the inlet, especially at high tide. Casting Spanish Candies has been great in boating some fish. Large spanish mackerel (up to 5 lbs.) are being caught on dead bait rigs with cigar minnows at the nearshore reefs. King mackerel (up […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – June 20, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – June 20, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that bottom fishing is productive, with croakers and sea mullet feeding on shrimp and sand fleas. Red drum are biting Carolina-rigged cut baits. Bluefish are within casting distance of shore, and throwing glass minnow jigs to the surface feeding schools has been productive. When the blues aren’t on the surface, […]

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