Fishing Reports

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Carolina Beach – December 14, 2017

Carolina Beach – December 14, 2017

Redd, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that speckled trout are holding from the inlet all the way back into the creeks of the Cape Fear River. Anglers in the feeder creeks working marsh edges in 4-6′ of water are having the best luck. Casting MirrOlure MR17s in chicken-on-a-chain color and in the broken glass […]

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Southport – December 14, 2017

Southport – December 14, 2017

Annette, of Dutchman’s Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers working the surf zone have found solid numbers of whiting. Fresh cut shrimp and Fishbites, specifically bloodworm and shrimp, on a bottom rig have been doing the trick. Anglers tossing cut mullet have also picked up a bonus red drum or two. Inshore, speckled trout […]

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North Myrtle Beach – December 14, 2017

North Myrtle Beach – December 14, 2017

Ken, of Shallow Minded Guide Fishing, reports that speckled trout fishing has really fired up with the cooler water temperatures. Most trips are yielding double digit numbers of fish in the 18-24” range. The most productive baits have been the Vudu shrimp fished slow or under a popping cork, as well as Trout Trick plastics […]

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Swansboro – December 14, 2017

Swansboro – December 14, 2017

Rich, of Reel Outdoors, reports that surf fishing has produced good numbers of sea mullet. Anglers have landed plenty of quality fish on cut shrimp. Blowfish, small speckled trout, and red drum are also hanging out in the surf. A mix of cut mullet and shrimp will work for these species. Inshore, the trout bite […]

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Wrightsville Beach – December 14, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – December 14, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the speckled trout bite remains strong, though the fish can be a little tougher to catch now that the weather is cooling down. The specks are hiding in basins and creeks where there is some bait present, but occasionally they will move onto flats and over shallow oyster bars […]