Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – April 25, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – April 25, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that redfish between 13-30” have been biting in the inshore waters, but the trout bite has slowed down since the water temperatures hit 70+ degrees. Flounder are starting to chew. They are mostly small, but there is the occasional 17” fish in the mix. The whiting bite is […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – April 11, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – April 11, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that trout are still plentiful, with a handful of keepers coming in from the backwaters. Redfish are breaking up out of their winter schools and getting settled into their favorite spring/summer holes, where they’re eager to hit jerk baits or fresh shrimp with the heads on. April is […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 21, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 21, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that winter and early spring fishing trips have been successful, especially when looking for speckled trout. There have been no signs of a winter kill, and the number of specks in the inshore waters has been staggering. There are plenty of small shrimp and menhaden in the creeks, […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – December 13, 2018

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – December 13, 2018

David Keith, of Cameron, NC, with a slot red drum that hit a mullet head near Holden Beach.Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the reds are moving up on the flats, and speckled trout fishing has been hot over the last month, with numbers of juvenile fish unlike anything the area has ever […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – November 15, 2018

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – November 15, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that conditions are just about recoverd in the Ocean Isle area. In the backwaters, good catches of both flounder and trout are being made, with small pogies on Carolina rigs doing the best work. On the outside, big bull reds have still been working pods of larger pogies […]

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