Fishing Reports

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Southport June 3, 2004

Tanya, at Ocean Crest Pier, reports no king mackerel this week due to water conditions, but the speckled trout bite has kept most anglers busy. The trout have been biting live shrimp on and off all day. Most of these fish are weighing 1 to 2.5 lbs. A few nice black drum have been caught, […]

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Topsail May 27, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that all of the piers have been seeing plenty of blues and spanish. They have been picking at other species, such as mullet, spots, pompano, drum, and sheepshead. Surf City Pier reported 3 kings caught this past week, and Seaview Pier reported one king. In the surf from New […]

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Wrightsville Beach May 27, 2005

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that the dolphin are getting some more size to them out at the Steeples, but the tuna and wahoo bite has slacked off. “Chicken Ship” had an excellent day offshore this week with 18 dolphin, and seven of those were over 30 lbs. Mixed in were a couple of tuna […]

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Carolina Beach May 27, 2004

Steve, at Seagull Bait and Tackle, reports that the spanish continue to be just off the beach and around the piers. Lots of smaller blues are also on the beach and around the piers. The black drum are beginning to be plentiful in the waterway. He has weighed in several black drum, and the weights […]

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Southport May 27, 2004

Linda, of Southport/Oak Island Sportfishing Charters, reports that the wind blowing has put a damper on the offshore fishing. A few boats tried to make it out to the Shark Hole, but it was too rough to fish. “Fish Finder” went out on a backwater trip, and the party caught approximately. 25 flounder. Unfortunately, none […]