Fishing Reports

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Topsail October 28, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that all of the area piers have been enjoying the spot runs, especially at night. All the piers are recording catches, with no single pier doing better than any other. He suggests trying Fishbites. During the day, the best bet is flounder or king fishing. You may also find […]

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Wrightsville Beach October 28, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports sailfish and wahoo in the gulf stream and a stray 68 lb. wahoo landed at 23 Mile Rock. King fishing is best just off the beach out to around 10 miles. Flounder are everywhere, with bigger fish in the inlet and on nearshore wrecks. Fish up to 7 lbs. have […]

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Carolina Beach October 28, 2004

Harry G, of Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that the main player for pier fishermen has been spots. They’ve been running off and on for the past two weeks, with bloodworms as the main bait. Both piers have also seen an occasional king hook-up. From the surf, there have been lots and lots of blues. […]

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Southport October 28, 2004

Dave, at Ocean Crest Pier, reports flounder fishing is still very strong and fish are beginning to bite into the night. This should continue with the full moon. Live mullet are producing fish averaging 2 to 5 lbs. A few speckled trout are being caught very early on live shrimp. Bluefish are biting very well […]

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Ocean Isle October 28, 2004

Rhett, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports there isn’t any major action inshore right now. Several flounder have been caught on Carolina rigs with finger mullet in the canals, around the Shallotte River, and in Tubbs Inlet. There have also been puppy drum and speckled trout taken from the inlet. The trout are not only […]