Fishing Reports from the Pamlico/Neuse area

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Pamlico/Neuse – March 21, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – March 21, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that striped bass fishing has been good as the fish follow the shad running up river. The stripers have been feeding hard on the bait in the area, but local anglers are finding the best action on artificial lures that mimic the shad. Rat-L-Traps and soft plastic eels on […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – December 13, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – December 13, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that recent runs of northeast winds have pushed the speckled trout further up the river towards New Bern. Nice fish from 16-20+” are biting soft plastics fished under a popping cork and MirrOlure suspending lures. With the colder temperatures, most fish are being caught off the main river and […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – November 15, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – November 15, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that striped bass fishing has been good up through New Bern. Most of the action has been focused around the deeper holes in the main river, preferably near structure. Anglers have had the best luck using soft plastics fished with 1/4 to 1/2 oz. jig heads. Speckled trout have […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – October 25, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – October 25, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that the best fishing in the area has been for trout and striper. Most of the trout have been coming from the Bay River and the waters around Oriental, where MirrOlure MR17s have been working for anglers who prefer a hard bait, and Z-Man artificials are catching fish for […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – October 11, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – October 11, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that striped bass have been actively feeding, but the foul water and lack of usable boat ramps has made access difficult. Anglers getting on the water should continue to search for bait working along shoreline structure. Early mornings can still provide some topwater action on walk-the-dog plugs. For anglers […]

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