Fishing Reports from the Pamlico/Neuse area

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Pamlico/Neuse – June 20, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – June 20, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that speckled trout are being caught in good numbers in the lower Neuse. Gulp and Z-Man paddle-tail soft plastics fished under popping corks have been the most popular, but there has also been a topwater bite in the early mornings with walk-the-dog style plugs. Slot-sized red drum are feeding […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – June 6 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – June 6 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that good numbers of slot-sized red drum are being caught along the banks of the lower Neuse. Carolina-rigged cut mullet has been the most productive bait, but anglers are having success with Gulp soft plastics on 1/4 oz. jig heads. Flounder numbers seem to go up as more bait […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – May 23, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – May 23, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that anglers have been very pleased with the numbers of speckled trout being caught around creek mouths and river shorelines near Oriental. Soft plastics under a popping cork has been the most productive rig all spring and has allowed anglers to cover the shorelines quickly while scouting out the […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – May 9, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – May 9, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that large numbers of smaller speckled trout are being caught in the creeks around Oriental. Anglers have had success casting soft plastics under a popping cork at grass banks near creek mouths. A few fish are being landed on topwater (walk-the-dog) style plugs, but high winds have kept that fishing […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – April 25, 2019

Pamlico/Neuse – April 25, 2019

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that speckled trout have been biting well in the lower Neuse River creeks. Anglers are catching most of the trout on popping cork setups while fishing ledges and grass banks near creek mouths. Striped bass are hanging around structure in the New Bern area, but recent weather has kept […]