Fishing Reports

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Topsail August 12, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that in the surf, New River Inlet to Surf City had a few sea mullets in the sloughs and reds at the inlet. From Surf City to Topsail Beach there was no report. From Topsail Beach to New Topsail Inlet, as well as Lee Island, there were lots of […]

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Wrightsville Beach August 12, 2004

Dickie, at Tidal Market, reports a good spanish mackerel and small king bite right along the beach with few bigger kings on the near shore reefs. Dolphin are mixed in from 10+ miles, but they are very small. No report from the river, but the drum, flounder, and trout bite should continue to be good. […]

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Carolina Beach August 12, 2004

Steve, of Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that big flounder are back in Snow’s Cut. The store saw a number of citations come in over the past week. The fishing showed a marked improvement after the storm and the cold front. Snow’s Cut has also been the place for good red drum fishing. The best […]

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Southport August 12, 2004

Bobby, at Long Beach Pier, reports a very good speckled trout showing with fish running up to 4 lbs. this week. They are biting better early in the morning and are still preferring live shrimp. Some nice spots are being caught on the bottom with shrimp or worms. Spanish mackerel are around for the pluggers […]

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Topsail August 5, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that in the surf most areas only produced some mullet and a few flounder. Lee Island had tons and tons of reds on the north end. Use finger mullet and/or gold hopkins for the reds. Lee Island by far was the best action from the surf. Inshore, sheepshead are […]