Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Moreheady City – July 21, 2016

Moreheady City – July 21, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that anglers are reporting a strong spanish mackerel bite, with plenty of fish in the 5-7 lb. range. Most of these large fish are being caught on small menhaden trolled near offshore reefs like AR-315 and AR-320, but any offshore structure could be holding the same large spanish. Cigar […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – July 7, 2016

Morehead City – July 7, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that anglers fishing just off of area beaches are catching keeper spanish mackerel with the occasional 6 lb. fish mixed in. The majority of the spanish are falling for #0-#1 Clarkspoons trolled behind a #1 planer or a 2-3 oz. trolling weight. While most of the spanish are being […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead – June 23, 2016

Morehead – June 23, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the sheepshead bite in the area has been excellent recently, with some larger fish being weighed. The majority of the fish are coming from the high rise bridges, port walls, and docks, but anglers can also find them around day markers and other underwater structure. Fishing fiddler crabs, […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – June 9, 2016

Morehead City – June 9, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that anglers are connecting with a new wave of cobia making their way up the North Carolina coast, and there are some large fish in the mix. Anglers are connecting with the cobia both sight casting and bottom fishing around area inlets and behind Shackleford Banks. Spanish mackerel fishing […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Morehead City – May 26, 2016

Morehead City – May 26, 2016

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that area cobia fishing has been excellent recently with some large fish up to 91 lbs. being weighed in. The majority of the action is concentrated around the Cape Lookout area, but anglers are connecting with fish anywhere from Beaufort Inlet to Barden Inlet. On cooler days, more fish […]

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