Fishing Reports

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Southport/Oak Island – July 5, 2018

Southport/Oak Island – July 5, 2018

Angie, of Dutchman Creek Bait & Tackle, reports that backwater fishing is all about slot red drum and some nice flounder, with a few small trout coming in as well. Live bait has been the preferred method of targeting all three of the big inshore summer species. A few sheepshead have also been caught here […]

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Wrightsville Beach – June 21, 2018

Wrightsville Beach – June 21, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore fishing has been good for flounder and red drum. The flounder bite has picked up nicely around the inlets and ICW docks, where Gulp and Z-Man jerk shads, as well as live mud minnows, pogies, and finger mullet, are all getting bites. The reds can be found around […]

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Southport/Oak Island – June 21, 2018

Southport/Oak Island – June 21, 2018

Annette, of Dutchman Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers are mostly catching whiting and croaker, with the majority of bites for both coming on fresh shrimp. The piers are seeing whiting and croaker, too, as well as red and black drum. For the drum, try soaking cut bait or live finger mullet. There’s also […]

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Northern Beaches – June 21, 2018

Northern Beaches – June 21, 2018

Betty, of TW’s Bait and Tackle, reports that surf fishing on the southern beaches has been strong. Anglers are finding large numbers of sea mullet while fishing with sand fleas, and large schools of tailor bluefish and smaller spanish mackerel are hitting glass minnow jigs thrown into schools of feeding fish. Pompano have been biting […]

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North Myrtle Beach – June 21, 2018

North Myrtle Beach – June 21, 2018

Ken, of Shallow Minded Guide Fishing, reports that live bait is now readily available inshore, with finger mullet and shrimp being the easiest to find. More red drum are feeding in the area. Using live shrimp under corks around the grass in 3-5’ of water has proved effective, especially on the incoming tide. Vudu shrimp […]