Fishing Reports

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Wrightsville Beach August 26, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that the Masonboro jetties have been producing slot-size red drum, with a few over-the-slot fish and some flounder mixed in. Live or cut baits have been getting the most bites. Bluefish and spanish mackerel are also outside the jetties, with the spanish in the cleaner water. The surf is producing […]

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Carolina Beach August 26, 2004

Capt. Dave Tilley, of Wild Rover II Charters, reports that offshore the king mackerel and dolphin continue to be scattered, with juvenile kings being the rule versus the exception. The barracudas have chewed the hooks off the line all week. If you are looking for a fight, a barracuda will give you one. Try a […]

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Southport August 26, 2004

Linda, of Southport/Oak Island Sportfishing Charters, reports that last week got off to a slow start after the hurricane. Bottom fish seem to be doing better than anything on the top. Southwest of the tower was pretty good for the bottom fish, especially the grouper. A lot have been caught, but not that many at […]

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Ocean Isle August 19, 2004

Will, at Ocean Isle Beach Pier, reports that since the storm the pier has seen a few whiting and spots. They also picked up some black drum, including catches of a 7.5, a 9.0, and a 5 lb. black drum. Early in the morning is the key, and go out with live shrimp or mud […]

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Topsail August 12, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that before Charley the king bite was on at all of the area piers. The piers were also seeing some mullet, flounder, blues, and spanish. Specks were in the inlet, and pompano were up and down the beach. You could also expect to find a red or a flounder […]