Fishing Reports

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Southport/Oak Island – June 6, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – June 6, 2019

Angie, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that red drum can be found just about anywhere inshore, and they are biting both live and artificial (especially topwater) baits. Some flounder have been caught, with more keepers starting to show. The speckled trout have been found sporadically, but there aren’t any really hot holes anymore. […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – May 23, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – May 23, 2019

Mike, of Native Son Guide Service, reports that the king mackerel bite has been excellent. Anglers are finding schoolie fish (8-15 lbs.) from the beach out to 5 miles. Spanish mackerel are in the same areas, and trolling Clarkspoons behind planers are getting anglers close to limits. Bonito are being caught around local ARs. In […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – May 23, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – May 23, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that anglers have been catching a few larger flounder (to 5 lbs.) from the surf on soft plastic paddle tail baits. Bluefish and spanish mackerel have been schooled up and feeding on the bait running through the surf. Casting Spanish Candy and Kastmaster spoons has been producing most fish. A […]

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Carolina Beach – May 23, 2019

Carolina Beach – May 23, 2019

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that fishing at the Gulf Stream remains steady, with good numbers of mahi, some smaller wahoo, blackfin tuna, and a few sailfish. Skirted ballyhoo has done the trick for most of these fish. Around the 30 mile area, bottom fishing has been hot for scamp and gag grouper, […]

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Wrightsville Beach – May 23, 2019

Wrightsville Beach – May 23, 2019

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the redfish bite has continued to be good, with fish on the move and spreading out to more locations inshore. A variety of lures, from soft plastics to topwaters to gold spoons, have all been working well. Cut bait or live mullet have also been a good go to. […]