Fishing Reports

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Carolina Beach – October 12, 2017

Carolina Beach – October 12, 2017

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that in the Cape Fear River and waterway, speckled trout fishing has remained steady. Those casting live shrimp under a popping cork or hard baits like topwater lures and MirrOlure MR17s have produced good numbers of fish. Targeting marsh points and oyster beds have been most productive. The […]

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Carolina Beach – September 28, 2017

Carolina Beach – September 28, 2017

Kevin, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that the beachfront has provided plenty of action for anglers fishing from both the surf and pier. Those using fresh shrimp and sand fleas have boxed whiting, croaker, and pompano. Casting Stingsilvers and Gotchas from the pier has produced good numbers of bluefish. A few slot-sized red drum […]

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Hatteras – September 28, 2017

Hatteras – September 28, 2017

Blake, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers fishing in the sound have had success throwing popping cork rigs with Z-Man and Gulp soft plastics, with speckled trout and slot-sized puppy drum holding near the marsh. Topwater plugs have also worked well, and the Rebel Jumpin Minnows and the Tactical Anglers CrossOvers have been the top […]

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Southport – September 28, 2017

Southport – September 28, 2017

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers have had success landing bluefish and spanish. Casting Stingsilvers and Gotcha plugs has been the key to hooking both species. A few false albacore are being caught from the pier, and metal jigs have worked best. Kings have also started making their way to […]

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Morehead City – September 28, 2017

Morehead City – September 28, 2017

Matt, of Chasin Tails Outdoors, reports that speckled trout fishing is starting to heat up. Many anglers have had luck in the Core Creek and Haystacks areas fishing with soft plastics and live shrimp under float rigs. Limits of fish have been landed, and many have been in the 2-4 lb. range (with a few […]