Fishing Reports

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – Sep 13, 2018

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – Sep 13, 2018

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that there is at least one school of red drum in the area with 500-1000 fish in it. The fish aren’t picky, especially on the falling tide. Topwater fishing has been the most effective in the morning, but when the sun gets up and the topwater action slows […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 30, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 30, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that striped bass have been biting well around the New Bern area. Most anglers have chosen to chase the early morning topwater bite with natural-colored Spook “walk the dog” baits. A few flounder have been caught along the shoreline on Carolina-rigged live baits, but the flatfish action has been […]

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Southport/Oak Island – Aug 30, 2018

Southport/Oak Island – Aug 30, 2018

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that a few flounder between 17-21” have been coming in, with Gulp-tipped bucktails, finger mullet, and shrimp accounting for most of the action. Slot reds and keeper black drum are being caught with fresh shrimp. Speckled trout have been sparse, with one or two fish coming in […]

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Wrightsville Beach – Aug 30, 2018

Wrightsville Beach – Aug 30, 2018

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore waters haven’t cleared up completely, but fishing is slowly getting back to normal, especially with more keeper flounder showing up every day. Red drum fishing has stayed consistent, with schools of slot-sized fish swimming on the flats behind the islands and bigger fish lurking in the inlets and […]

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Morehead – Aug 30, 2018

Morehead – Aug 30, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that old drum fishing on the Neuse River has been decent over the last week, though overall the bite has been up and down. The big reds have been everywhere from the New Bern Bridge down to Cedar Island. During the day, go with DOA Airhead lures and Z-Man […]