Fishing Reports

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North Myrtle Beach April 2005

Capt. Patrick Kelly, of Capt. Smiley’s Fishing Charters, reports that flounder improved this week, especially in Cherry Grove Creek. Many of the flounder are measuring in the 13.5 to 14.75 inch range. Go with mud minnows and a Carolina rig. The Jim Caudle Reef also has fish. Look for spiny dogfish, small sea bass, and […]

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Holden Beach/Ocean Isle April 2005

<!– /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:””; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-fareast-font-family:”Times New Roman”;} @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} –> Hunter, at Rod and Reel Shop, reports the surf is only producing a few whiting, but the ones being caught are nice-sized. […]

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Southport April 2005

Dave, of Ocean Crest Pier, reports that the pier saw their first little snapper blues during the first week of April. They were being caught on cut bait and artificials (like Gotcha plugs). The pier has also seen some catches of whiting. Other action includes some small, under-sized flounder caught on live minnows. One guy, […]

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Carolina Beach April 2005

Barry, at Cape Fear Marine and Tackle, reports fishing has been rather slow, and anglers are doing more preparing than fishing. Bluefish were reported south of Southport, so Carolina Beach anglers shouldn’t have much longer to wait. Red drum are being caught mostly on an incoming tide in creeks near the inlets. The fishing in […]

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Wrightsville Beach April 2005

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that spring fishing has been pretty slow, but with water temperatures rising it could break loose any day. There are a few flounder and puppy drum being caught up most of the creeks–usually on the warm, outgoing tide. The river has yielded a few trout and red drum if you […]