Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle September 16, 2004

Rhett, at Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that offshore action continues to be slow. This is due in large part to water visibility. Dive boats are reporting that in 40 to 75 feet of water they are only getting about 2 to 6 foot of visibility. Fish are out there, but they’re unable to spot […]

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Ocean Isle September 2, 2004

Rhett, from Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the fishing has been rough and the water’s muddy. Recent storms have left lots of freshwater inshore. Besides the poor conditions, there have been sizable king mackerel, amberjack, and barracuda caught offshore. Spanish mackerel are picking up in the surf. The best times are early morning, and […]

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Ocean Isle August 19, 2004

Will, at Ocean Isle Beach Pier, reports that since the storm the pier has seen a few whiting and spots. They also picked up some black drum, including catches of a 7.5, a 9.0, and a 5 lb. black drum. Early in the morning is the key, and go out with live shrimp or mud […]

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Ocean Isle July 22, 2004

Rhett, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the flounder bite continues to be good. Fish have been coming from Tubbs Inlet, Shallotte River, and Lockwood Folly. More reds showed up this past week. For the reds, try the Little River jetties or outside of Tubbs or Shallotte Inlets. Guys have also been finding a […]

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Ocean Isle July 1, 2004

Graham, at Ocean Isle Beach Pier, reports that the water has been muddy, so the spots and the whiting have been the strongest bite. The water is clearing up, and when it does the pier enjoys catches of trout. The method for trout has been live shrimp out on float rigs. The pier lost a […]

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