Fishing Reports

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – June 6, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – June 6, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers have enjoyed a very good bite on sea mullet and pompano. Bottom rigs tipped with shrimp and sand fleas have produced the most fish, with some being citation-sized. Bluefish are in large schools feeding on baits in and just outside of the breakers. Casting glass minnow […]

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Carolina Beach – June 6, 2019

Carolina Beach – June 6, 2019

John, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that there are plenty of black and red drum biting. Live shrimp is the best option, but menhaden or mud minnows will get the job done. Docks and oyster beds are a good place to look for the drum. In the surf, whiting and pompano are biting, as […]

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River – June 6, 2019

North Myrtle Beach/Little River – June 6, 2019

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that as temperatures have gotten consistently warmer, the action has really improved. Small shrimp are abundant and can be easily cast-netted, and the best places to look for them has been at the jetties. Rigging the shrimp on a split shot rig with a size 4 hook and […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – June 6, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – June 6, 2019

Mike, of Native Son Guide Service, reports that spanish mackerel and bluefish are hitting Clarkspoons trolled from the beach out to three miles. Some larger spanish mackerel (to 5 lbs.) are being caught around the local ARs. King mackerel are in the 2-5 mile range and hanging on nearshore structure. Red drum have pushed into […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – June 6 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – June 6 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that good numbers of slot-sized red drum are being caught along the banks of the lower Neuse. Carolina-rigged cut mullet has been the most productive bait, but anglers are having success with Gulp soft plastics on 1/4 oz. jig heads. Flounder numbers seem to go up as more bait […]