Fishing Reports from the Pamlico/Neuse area

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Pamlico – May 10, 2018

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that topwater fishing for striped bass has been the main target for area anglers. Walk-the-dog style baits are getting these schools to bite early in the mornings and at last light. Mid-day, anglers have switched their methods to target the deeper holes with artificial eels on wobblehead jigs and […]

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Pamlico – April 26, 2018

Richie, of Eastside Bait and Tackle, reports that speckled trout have been caught in creeks off the main river. Soft plastics on 1/8 oz. jig heads and suspending baits are both getting action. Many of the bites are still coming from deep holes in the creeks and up on mud flats when the sun is […]

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Pamlico – April 12, 2018

Richard, of Eastside Bait and Tackle, reports that striper fishing has been decent, though most fish have been caught well up the Tar River. Anglers are catching the stripers while trolling Rapala deep diving plugs in water depths of 10-18’. Fishing soft plastics like Z-Man PaddlerZ in white or shiner colors on 1/4 oz. jig […]

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Pamlico – March 22, 2018

Richard, of Eastside Bait and Tackle, reports that the main focus recently is on stripers. With the colder water temperatures, the fish are sticking close to structure, with a majority still being in deeper water. These are a fun class of 18-22” fish, and jigging Stingsilvers or casting Gulp mullet on 3/8 oz. jig heads […]

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Pamlico – December 14, 2017

Pamlico – December 14, 2017

Richie, of East Side Bait and Tackle, reports that trout fishing has really fired up, with the majority of fish moving into the creeks off of the Pamlico River. Most of the trout have been in the 16-19” range, but multiple fish in the 5-7 lb. range have also been landed. Casting MirrOlures has been […]