Fishing Reports

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Topsail – August 17, 2017

Topsail – August 17, 2017

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that red drum are biting well around oyster beds and grass lines. Gold spoons are producing good numbers of fish, but the hungry reds are also readily striking soft plastics from Saltwater Assassin. The flounder bite has been strong closer to the inlet, as the fish have moved to […]

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Carolina Beach – August 3, 2017

Carolina Beach – August 3, 2017

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that inshore fishing has provided anglers with plenty of action. The flounder bite remains steady in the Cape Fear River and around docks in the waterway. Fishing a live mullet or pogey on a Carolina rig has been the best way to land limits of fish, and focusing […]

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Southport – August 3, 2017

Southport – August 3, 2017

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that inshore fishing has been steady for most species, especially speckled trout. Tossing live shrimp in the morning has produced limits of specks. In the surf, fresh shrimp or sand fleas on the bottom are producing whiting, croaker, spot, pompano, and flounder. Out to the 11-15 mile […]

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North Myrtle Beach – August 3, 2017

North Myrtle Beach – August 3, 2017

Ken, of Shallow Minded Guide Fishing, reports that the redfish bite remains steady, and live mullet are the ticket to landing limits of fish near docks and creeks. Using larger mullet on Carolina rigs has also hooked anglers into some quality speckled trout. Deepwater banks have been holding reds and trout. Floating a live shrimp […]

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Topsail – August 03, 2017

Topsail – August 03, 2017

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that inshore the red drum topwater bite has been good around shallow flats and grass lines. These reds will also strike soft plastics, such as the Bass Assassin in electric chicken. Speckled trout have been mixed in with the reds. Flounder fishing has been steady, with flatfish being landed […]