Fishing Reports

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Northern Beaches – September 12, 2019

Northern Beaches – September 12, 2019

Betty, of TW’s Bait and Tackle, reports that bluefish are hitting cut baits fished the whole stretch of the island (from Carova to Oregon Inlet). Spanish mackerel are in the northern beach areas, too, with most coming within casting distance on days with clear water. Nearshore anglers have been pulling spoons and catching a variety […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – August 29, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – August 29, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that speckled trout fishing has been good in the lower Neuse, with soft plastics and live baits under slip corks producing numbers of legal-sized fish. Puppy drum are holding along the banks and being hooked with the same methods. A few flounder are being caught on ledges and deeper […]

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River – August 29, 2019

North Myrtle Beach/Little River – August 29, 2019

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that inshore water temperatures are in the mid to upper-80s. The water has been murky, but the action hasn’t been slowed. There’s a healthy shrimp population in the area, which has led to a great black drum bite. The best action has been on the falling tide near […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 29, 2019

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 29, 2019

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that large flounder (up to 8 lbs.) continue to be weighed in. These bigger flatties are coming from deeper areas around the Port, AB Bridge, and docks in the ICW. Carolina-rigged live mullet and mud minnows have been best for the inshore flounder. A good number of puppy drum are […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – August 29, 2019

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – August 29, 2019

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that flounder have still been a little slow, but the redfish are cooperating, with 22-30” fish coming in consistently. Fishing pockets in the grass banks and around oyster beds during a falling tide has been effective, with 3-4” Carolina-rigged finger mullet drawing the most strikes. Pearl white Gulp […]