Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle – June 21, 2018

Ocean Isle – June 21, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that fishing live bait is the way to go right now. Finger mullet and shrimp are both big enough to be able to catch with a cast net, and having them in the boat has made the difference when it comes to finding the bigger fish. Flounder are […]

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Ocean Isle – June 7, 2018

Ocean Isle – June 7, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that some nice red drum are being found by fishing oyster beds with live menhaden or fiddler crabs. Good-sized flounder are hitting around Tubbs Inlet, and even though the mullet in the area are still a little small, mud minnows will do a great job at catching fish. […]

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Ocean Isle – May 24, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the recent weather conditions have certainly affected the fishing and depleted water clarity, but some fish are still biting. The redfish bite has been steady. The catches include mostly slot fish, with a few over-slots here and there. Fresh shrimp has been the go to bait, but […]

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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 […]