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Ocean Isle – August 17, 2017

Ocean Isle – August 17, 2017

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that speckled trout fishing has produced fish in the 13-20” range. Fishing live shrimp under popping corks has worked best around marsh lines near the higher end of the tide. Redfish have been keying in on oyster structure. Tossing live shrimp hooked on Carolina rigs has been the […]

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Wrightsville Beach – August 17, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – August 17, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore fishing has been good for redfish and flounder, with a few trout mixed in. Docks, creek mouths, flats, and grass banks near deeper channels can all be good depending on the cycle of the tide. Live bait on a Carolina rig or under a popping cork is always […]

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Morehead City – August 17, 2017

Morehead City – August 17, 2017

Matt, of Chasin Tails Outdoors, reports that surf fishing has produced spanish and bluefish when casting from the shore and piers. Gotcha plugs have been the ticket. Those bottom fishing with fresh shrimp, bloodworms, and sand fleas are picking up some sea mullet. Red drum have also been feeding in the surf, and fresh cut […]

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Swansboro – August 17, 2017

Swansboro – August 17, 2017

James, of Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers targeting the piers have had luck plugging for spanish and bluefish in the early morning hours. Casting Gotcha plugs and Stingsilvers has worked best. Red drum have also been present in the surf, and getting fresh cut mullet on the bottom has been the key to producing bites. […]

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Pamlico – August 17, 2017

Pamlico – August 17, 2017

Richie, of East Side Bait and Tackle, reports that the Swan Quarter area has produced some solid trout fishing. Tossing soft plastics rigged on jig heads or under popping corks has done the trick. A few flounder have also been in the mix when trout fishing, and they’ve ranged from 12-20”. Puppy drum have been […]