Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle – October 13, 2016

Ocean Isle – October 13, 2016

Brody, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that inshore the big reds were hanging out around the jetties, and flounder was the predominant inshore bite. Live mullet or peanut pogies on Carolina rigs worked for both species. The water should be back to fishing conditions after the storm for these areas in another 1-2 weeks. […]

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Ocean Isle – September 29, 2016

Ocean Isle – September 29, 2016

Brant, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the big red drum have returned, and anglers are catching them right off the beach, as well as around the inlets and jetties. Look for the pogie pods when searching for the fish, and throw live bait, like minnows or pogies. Those looking for kings can target […]

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Ocean Isle – September 15, 2016

Ocean Isle – September 15, 2016

Brody, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there have been over-slot reds caught in the backwater. The fish are falling for live bait under a popping cork and on Carolina rigs. Target the fish along creeks and in the ICW. Flounder fishing has slowed in the backwaters, but anglers can head north towards Southport […]

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Ocean Isle – September 1, 2016

Ocean Isle – September 1, 2016

Brody, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that inshore the flounder bite has been steady, with flatfish in the 18-22” range falling for live bait on Carolina rigs. Overslot red drum are moving into area waters, and they are mostly holding around the jetties. Live mullet and pogies are the go-to bait for the big […]

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Ocean Isle – August 18, 2016

Ocean Isle – August 18, 2016

Brody, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the flounder bite in the backwaters has slowed down a bit, but there are still some fish being caught. Live bait on Carolina rigs is the best way to tempt bites from the flatfish. The red drum that are being caught in the backwaters are quality fish, […]