Fishing Reports

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Carolina Beach July 21, 2005

Barry, at Cape Fear Marine and Tackle, reports a lot of king mackerel from Carolina Beach Inlet out to the 12 mile areas. There were two fish weighed in over 30 lbs., and both came from near the sea buoy. Spanish fishing is still consistent, and bottom fishing has picked up 25 to 30 miles […]

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Wrightsville Beach July 21, 2005

Chris, at Tex’s Tackle, reports slot-sized red drum in the creeks and waterway, as well as small flounder. Ladyfish continue this week to hit topwaters and grubs at night. Nearshore the spanish and blues are consistent on deep divers and Clark spoons. Big live baits along the beach and inlets are catching some big king […]

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Topsail July 21, 2005

Ricky Kellum, at Speckled Specialists Charters, reports nights and early mornings are the time to be trout fishing if you want to catch them. There was both a trout and a flounder in the 5 lb. class recorded this week. Nearshore the kings and spanish are still consistent, and mahi have been reported as close […]

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Swansboro July 21, 2005

Capt. Jeff, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that lots of 3-5″ mullet minnows are around the Swansboro waterfront and along the shores of the ICW, as well as along West Channel. There are plenty of live shrimp in the feeder creeks at the mouth of Queens Creek and White Oak River, and 3-6″ shad are in […]

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Morehead City July 21, 2005

Joe, at Joe’s Pro Bait and Tackle, reports that inshore the king mackerel bite has slowed somewhat, but it could improve at any time as the bait schools move in. A few customers reported excellent spanish fishing trolling down the beach (with a lot of blues mixed in). There has also been a fair number […]