Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle – May 10, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the flounder bite is hot. Great numbers of fish are being seen, and although many are small, several keepers have been mixed in. Mud minnows on Carolina rigs have proved the most successful, but jig heads tipped with Gulp swimming mullet in the pearl color have also […]

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Ocean Isle – April 26, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there has been a good whiting bite, especially around Bald Head Island. Bottom rigs with fresh shrimp have been the key to catching these fish. Decent-sized schools of redfish are being found, but most are lower-slot fish. Carolina-rigged mud minnows and shrimp have done the trick for […]

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Ocean Isle – April 12, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there are lots of small redfish being caught. Most of these fish have been between 14-18”, and they are biting the best on fresh shrimp. Some black drum are also around, and they’re feeding on shrimp as well. A few sheepshead have been reported, mainly around the […]

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Ocean Isle – March 22, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there are some small redfish around, with the occasional slot fish mixed in. Mud minnows and Vudu shrimp have proved the most successful for catching the reds. The trout bite has been fairly steady, with most of the fish ranging from 16-18”, and a few in the […]

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Ocean Isle – December 14, 2017

Ocean Isle – December 14, 2017

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there are good numbers of speckled trout and black drum in the inshore waters. The best action has come from fishing the falling tide in and around tidal rips where creeks converge with larger bodies of water or other creeks.   Derek, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, […]