Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle June 23, 2005

Barrett McMullan, of the Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the inshore fishing action is primarily flounder. The fish are mostly small with very few big ones reported. The bite has been better on the nearshore reefs, such as the Jim Caudle reef, than on the inside. Other than flounder, there have been a few […]

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Holden Beach/Ocean Isle June 16, 2005

Brant McMullan, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that king bite is very good. The main places include the 390/390, the Jungle, and the General Sherman wreck. They’re still small, with most in the 6 to 10 lb. range. There have been lots of schools of cigar minnows and threadfin herring moving into the area. […]

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Holden Beach/Ocean Isle June 9, 2005

Rod and Reel Shop of Holden Beach, reports good flounder fishing in the Lockwoods Folly and Shallotte Rivers while surf fishing has a mixed bag of fish right now with pompano, bluefish, black drum, and a few whiting. The piers are getting spanish mackerel, bluefish on plugs, trout on live shrimp, and flounder on the […]

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Ocean Isle July 14, 2005

Brant McMullan, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the king fishing is looking good in the area. The menhaden are showing up better on this side of Frying Pan Shoals. The bait has been inconsistent in this area, but recently their appearance has definitely improved. With the live bait will come catches of bigger […]

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Holden Beach/Ocean Isle June 2, 2005

The Rod n Reel Shop of Holden Beach, reports dolphin dominated the gulf stream catches hitting cigar minnows and ballyhoo with a few wahoo, blackfin tuna, and yellowfin tuna as well. The surf fishing has been fairly good with flounder to 18 inches and bluefish in the 6 to 10 lb. class hitting cut bait […]