Fishing Reports from the Pamlico/Neuse area

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Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 30, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 30, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that striped bass have been biting well around the New Bern area. Most anglers have chosen to chase the early morning topwater bite with natural-colored Spook “walk the dog” baits. A few flounder have been caught along the shoreline on Carolina-rigged live baits, but the flatfish action has been […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 16, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 16, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that redfish have been biting well in the Neuse River. Good numbers of slot-sized fish are being caught on cut baits and Gulp soft plastics around structure on the shoreline. Anglers have had better success in the areas around Oriental. Citation red drum have been the bite that most […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 2, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – Aug 2, 2018

David, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that redfish have been biting well all through the river. Good numbers of slot-sized fish are being caught on cut baits and Gulp soft plastics around structure on the shoreline. All the recent rain has anglers working areas closer to the mouth of the Neuse around Oriental. A lot […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – July 19, 2018

Pamlico/Neuse – July 19, 2018

Bobby, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that redfish are being caught all the way up into New Bern. Both cut baits and soft plastics are producing fish. Citation red drum are being caught around the shoals towards the mouth of the Neuse on large cut baits. Anglers fishing early in the morning are finding a […]

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Pamlico – July 5, 2018

Pamlico – July 5, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that citation red drum are being caught around the shoals in the river. Large cut baits (such as half of a spot or mullet) on Lupton rigs are getting bites all through the day. The topwater striped bass bite has been strong early in the mornings around New Bern […]