Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

 Gary Hurley

Ocean Isle April 2006

Barrett, at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports nearshore water temperatures still hovering below the magic 61 to 62 for Atlantic bonito to show up. They should show up on the artificial reefs in 40 to 65’ of water eating glass minnows any day now. Bottom fishing nearshore has been good for black sea bass […]

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Ocean Isle December 5, 2005

Brant McMullan, at Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports the weather is allowing a few windows of opportunity to go offshore, and when it does the grouper are waiting in 80 to 100 feet of water. Those venturing to the gulf stream are finding some hungry wahoo, while those still chasing kings need to look in […]

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Ocean Isle October 27, 2005

Capt. Brant McMullen, at Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports king mackerel fishing has been going well with good bites going on at the end of the Cape Fear shipping channel. The king bite is also in 50 to 65 foot of water off the southern beaches in spots like the Jungle and 390/390. Pogies are […]

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Ocean Isle October 13, 2005

Capt. Brant McMullan, at Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports the rain has stained up the water nearshore, but the kings are still around. They are biting well on the more southerly winds, and then it seems like they slow down on northern winds. The bait is still abundant off Oak Island, so the fish should […]

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Ocean Isle September 29, 2005

Brant McMullan, at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports big king mackerel are running the beach along Oak Island out to Yaupon Reef, as well as the Cape Fear River channel. Plenty of menhaden are holding in this area, and this is bringing in the bigger fish. School size kings are starting to bite well […]

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