Fishing Reports

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 5, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 5, 2018

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that sea mullet and spot have been caught in good numbers by surf anglers fishing bloodworms or sand fleas on a bottom rig. Pompano are biting well, even with the recent push of dirty water. Schools of bluefish and spanish mackerel are working back and forth outside the breakers, and […]

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Wrightsville Beach – July 5, 2018

Wrightsville Beach – July 5, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that flounder fishing is starting to heat up inshore and more speckled trout are biting as well. Look for the specks in deeper, fast-moving water during the day. Decent numbers of reds are swimming around creeks and flats in the marsh. Topwater lures have been working well, especially early and […]

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Topsail Beach – Jul 5, 2018

Topsail Beach – Jul 5, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that the inshore red drum bite can’t be beat. Look for the reds on oyster rocks and docks. A decent inshore flounder bite can be taken advantage of by using live bait or a bucktail. On the surf, plugs are catching red drum near the inlets. There has also […]

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Northern Beaches – July 5, 2018

Northern Beaches – July 5, 2018

Betty, of TW’s Bait and Tackle, reports that surf fishing on the southern beaches is great for anglers bottom fishing. Good numbers of sea mullet and pompano are being caught on sand fleas and small pieces of shrimp. Spanish mackerel are biting well on glass minnow jigs early in the mornings around the Avon area. […]

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Carolina Beach – July 5, 2018

Carolina Beach – July 5, 2018

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that area inlets are producing good numbers of red drum and flounder. Surf anglers are finding decent numbers of pompano on the beach, while those fishing after dark are pulling in some nice whiting. Spanish are still chewing hard, with most of the action coming from the 1-3 […]