Fishing Reports

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Southport June 24, 2004

Dave, at Ocean Crest Pier, reports a good gray and speckled trout bite early in the mornings this week. Live shrimp has been the best bait. The flounder action picked up this week with fish running up to 4 lbs. A 4 lb. 2 oz. sheepshead was landed on the 18th, and the sheepshead bite […]

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Topsail June 17, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that it was pretty slow on the piers, with no kings caught over the past week. The piers had a few spanish early and a few spots and mullet at night. They also picked up a few blues, black drum, mullet, and an occasional flounder. In the surf from […]

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Wrightsville Beach June 17, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that red drum are biting well inshore in the creeks and waterways on artificials and live menhaden. Flounder are still biting everywhere, but many are still under the 14 inch minimum. Surf fishing with sand fleas is producing sheepshead (up to 11.5 lbs.) and Virginia mullet. Spanish mackerel fishing has […]

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Carolina Beach June 17, 2004

Steve, at Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that a few pompano have showed up in the surf again. One guy weighed in a 3.25 lb. pompano this past week. The surf and piers have also been full of croakers and small blues. This area is still seeing a few Virginia mullet and occasionally a small […]

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Southport June 17, 2004

Linda, at Southport/Oak Island Sportfishing Charters, reports that over the weekend the Horseshoe was hot with kings and dolphin. A few African pompano have been out around the tower, but it’s still a little early for the big run. That should happen in mid-July. This past week saw numbers of spanish out on the west […]