Fishing Reports

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Wrightsville Beach July 14, 2005

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports good catches of puppy drum in the creeks. Most are 19-25 inches, but some are as large as 32 inches. Flounder are getting a little bigger, but there’s still not too many. Ladyfish are hitting topwater plugs and grubs at night. Small blues are biting in the inlets and creeks. […]

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Carolina Beach July 14, 2005

Steve, at Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that there are plenty of small blues in the surf. Surf fishermen have also been picking up whiting, some pompano, croakers, and spots. The piers have been seeing the same array of bottom fish, but they have also had some action with bigger fish, such as kings and […]

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Ocean Isle July 14, 2005

Brant McMullan, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the king fishing is looking good in the area. The menhaden are showing up better on this side of Frying Pan Shoals. The bait has been inconsistent in this area, but recently their appearance has definitely improved. With the live bait will come catches of bigger […]

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Ocean Isle July 7, 2005

Barrett McMullan, of the Ocean Isle Fishing center, reports that inshore the flounder bite has improved in the inshore waters. Several fish were caught this week in the 2 to 2.5 lb. range. The better spots were Tubbs Inlet and the mouth of all the other area inlets. Red drum fishing is doing well. Their […]

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Southport July 7, 2005

Jimmy Price, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that flounder fishing in the area has again picked up this week. Numbers of fish are coming from Yaupon Reef and the Southport waterfront. They also had good results drifting in the Lockwood Folly Inlet. The speckled trout and red drum bite has also been good this […]