Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – July 2, 2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – July 2, 2020

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that decent-sized finger mullet are finally here. Red and black drum have been scattered throughout the area, but your best chance of finding them is to fish live shrimp at creek mouths in the middle of the falling tide. Trout are still around, and they’re chewing best on […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 19, 2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 19, 2020

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 – Winter 2019-2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – Winter 2019-2020

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. Vudu shrimp under popping corks are accounting for most of the bites, and the best action has come from fishing the falling tide in and around tidal rips […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – November 14, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – November 14, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the inshore bite has remained steady. Speckled trout, flounder, and red drum have been holding in the waterway and marshes, but anglers targeting areas closer to the inlets have landed the most fish. Live finger mullet fished on Carolina rigs has been producing best. Brant, of Ocean […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – October 24, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – October 24, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that inshore fishing along the waterway has picked back up. Flounder and slot-sized redfish have been feeding well along the docks and in the creeks. Live finger mullet has been the best bait for the flatfish and reds. Just off the beach, the bull redfish bite has improved […]

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