Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

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Morehead City August 4, 2005

George, at Carolina Bait and Tackle, reports that kings are in close, and they’re bigger this week. Fish from 20-30 lbs. were caught in the inlet to a couple of miles off the beach. The dolphin bite has slowed down in close, probably because of the warmer water temps. To target dolphin, head out 10-12 […]

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Morehead City July 28, 2005

George, at Carolina Bait and Tackle, reports that sea mullet are being caught in the inlet. Spots are coming off the pier and in the surf. The surf has also seen an improved flounder bite, and they’re also in the inlet. Only a few grays and specks are being caught inside. The kings are very […]

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Morehead City July 21, 2005

Joe, at Joe’s Pro Bait and Tackle, reports that inshore the king mackerel bite has slowed somewhat, but it could improve at any time as the bait schools move in. A few customers reported excellent spanish fishing trolling down the beach (with a lot of blues mixed in). There has also been a fair number […]

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Morehead City July 14, 2005

George, at Carolina Bait and Tackle, reports that the Big 10/Little 10 has been full of dolphin. Plenty of kings in the 20 to 30 lb. range came in this week from around the sea buoy. Inshore, there’s been lots of flounder caught. They heard of a 10 lb. fish caught this week, and they […]

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Southport July 7, 2005

Jimmy Price, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that flounder fishing in the area has again picked up this week. Numbers of fish are coming from Yaupon Reef and the Southport waterfront. They also had good results drifting in the Lockwood Folly Inlet. The speckled trout and red drum bite has also been good this […]