Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – Aug 16, 2018

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – Aug 16, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that sheepshead fishing is getting back to normal thanks to the water starting to clear up, and a few fish over 5 lbs. have come in from area bridges, docks, and the port area. Sea urchins and fiddler crabs are working best, especially when fished on live fiddler crab […]

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Morehead City/ Atlantic Beach – Aug 2, 2018

Morehead City/ Atlantic Beach – Aug 2, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that fishing overall has been slow due to the bad weather that’s been plaguing the coast, but anglers fishing the Neuse River have seen success when targeting all the main summer species. Flounder and red drum are biting live minnows, and the reds (along with speckled trout) are also […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 19, 2018

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 19, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the inshore flounder bite has picked up, especially near the port wall, at the AB Bridge, and around ICW docks. Most of the fish have been caught on live minnows or 2 oz. bucktails tipped with Gulp shrimp. If nearshore flatties are more your speed, check out ARs […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 5, 2018

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 5, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the redfish bite has definitely been improving, with some anglers pulling in up to 30 fish per trip. The Newport River marshes, Core Creek, and Carrot Island have all been holding fish, where the best place to search is in shallow water around oyster bars or grass beds. […]

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Morehead – June 21, 2018

Morehead – June 21, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that red drum seem to be spread all through the marsh now thanks to an influx of live shrimp in the backwaters. Topwaters, spinner baits, and Gulps have all been working well on the artificial side of things, while mud minnows or shrimp on Carolina rigs and popping corks […]