Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead – Winter 2016 – 2017

Morehead – Winter 2016 – 2017

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the flounder bite has been excellent recently, both inshore and at nearshore artificial reefs. Inshore, the bite has been best around the Port Wall and area bridges. Offshore, AR-315 and AR-330 have been holding good numbers of fish, but any structure in the same depth should be holding […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – November 17, 2016

Morehead City – November 17, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the speckled trout fishing has been excellent, with anglers bringing good numbers of 6+ lb. trout to the scales. The cooler weather has the fish on the move, so anglers should be persistent and move to locate the schools of specs throughout the inshore marshes. The Haystacks, Core […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead – October 27, 2016

Morehead – October 27, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the inshore speckled trout and redfish bite has been on fire, with anglers catching their limits of both before lunch on most days. The Radio Island rock jetty has been the center of action for both species. Various soft plastics such as Gotcha grubs, H & R grubs, […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – October 13, 2016

Morehead City – October 13, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the spot and sea mullet have moved into the inshore waters and are being taken on spec rigs, specifically Sam’s Glitters Spec rigs. Plenty of gray trout are mixed in with the spot and sea mullet, so it shouldn’t be difficult for anglers to find a cooler full […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – September 29, 2016

Morehead City – September 29, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the red drum fishing has been excellent recently, with the majority of the reds coming from the Newport River and Core Creek. Live shrimp or mud minnows under a popping cork have been producing the best results, but Gulp shrimp on jig heads and various topwater plugs are […]

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