Fishing Reports from the Pamlico/Neuse area

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Pamlico/Neuse – August 29, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – August 29, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that speckled trout fishing has been good in the lower Neuse, with soft plastics and live baits under slip corks producing numbers of legal-sized fish. Puppy drum are holding along the banks and being hooked with the same methods. A few flounder are being caught on ledges and deeper […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – August 15, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – August 15, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that trout fishing has been very good, with limits of fish being caught while casting soft plastics and live shrimp under corks around ledges and deeper grass banks. Slot-sized red drum are hitting these same baits from Oriental up to New Bern, though hot water temperatures have the fish […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – August 1, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – August 1, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that hot weather and windy conditions have kept many anglers off the water through the mid-day hours, but morning and evening anglers are reporting great speckled trout fishing around Oriental. Slot-sized red drum are hitting Carolina-rigged live baits and soft plastics from the sound all the way up to […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – July 18, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – July 18, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that anglers have been catching good numbers of speckled trout in the lower Neuse. Soft plastics under popping corks is the go-to rig when casting along the shoreline and looking for pockets of trout staged in holes. A few red drum are mixed in the same areas, and they’re […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – July 4, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – July 4, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that anglers are finding good numbers of speckled trout while fishing Gulp soft plastics around creek mouths and the main river shorelines near Oriental. Puppy drum are scattered with the water warming up, but Carolina-rigged cut baits are picking up some fish. The flounder action has been slow, but […]