Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

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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 […]

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Morehead – June 7, 2018

Morehead – June 7, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the best action for red drum and trout has been found in the Haystacks and Core Creek areas. In the surf, Fort Macon Park has seen the best action for bluefish and spanish, where Gotcha plugs are working wonders off the pier and both finger mullet and cut […]

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Morehead – May 24, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that fishing for red drum has been sporadic, with the most predictable action this week found around the Haystacks and Core Creek area. They’re biting best on gold spoons, Redfish Magics, topwater plugs, and popping corks. Sheepshead and black drum can be found in their usual spots near bridges […]