Fishing Reports

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – November 15, 2018

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – November 15, 2018

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails Outdoors, reports that the flounder bite has been fantastic recently, with fall fish stacking up around the port wall and high-rise bridges before they make their way to the inlets. It’s not hard to catch 5+ lb. fish around these areas, especially when using live minnows, shrimp, or 4” Gulp baits. […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – October 25, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – October 25, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that the best fishing in the area has been for trout and striper. Most of the trout have been coming from the Bay River and the waters around Oriental, where MirrOlure MR17s have been working for anglers who prefer a hard bait, and Z-Man artificials are catching fish for […]

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Carolina Beach – October 25, 2018

Carolina Beach – October 25, 2018

Frank, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that trout have been all over the backwaters, but surf fishing is the main story. The suds have been producing a lot of pompano, small bluefish, a couple of flounder, some black drum, slot and over-slot red drum, and sea mullet. Most of the fish have been small, […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – October 25, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – October 25, 2018

Irvin, of Hatteras Jack, reports that big red drum (averaging 35-40”) have shown up in the surf, and there are still plenty of bluefish, flounder, and sea mullet to be caught. Speckled trout are making their way out of the sound, though some can still be caught on the sound side, too. Most of the […]

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River – October 25, 2018

North Myrtle Beach/Little River – October 25, 2018

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that fishing was phenomenal after both of the recent big storms passed through the area, but it has since tapered off just a little bit. The recent cold front certainly had a positive affect on the action, though. The water is still around 72 degrees, and once the […]