Fishing Reports from the Pamlico/Neuse area

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Pamlico August 18, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that citation-class red drum have moved into the Neuse River and the action is heating up. Anglers are getting multiple bites from the reds (to 50”) while fishing large cut baits around depth changes and submerged oyster beds, and the action has been good in the daytime as […]

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Pamlico August 11, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that big red drum have shown up in the Neuse River, and anglers have actually had a chance to sight-cast to feeding schools in the past week, hooking them on D.O.A. and Gulp soft plastics. Setting up around oyster reefs and depth changes and fishing large cut baits […]

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Pamlico August 4, 2011

Richard, of Tar-Pam Guide Service, reports that tarpon have shown up (and been feeding) in the Pamlico River for the last two weeks. The fish are feeding in small schools from Blount’s Bay east to the mouth of the river, and they are usually in close proximity to menhaden schools working in the area. Chumming […]

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Pamlico July 28, 2011

Richard, of Tar-Pam Guide Service, reports that anglers are still connecting with flounder and some scattered speckled trout in the Pamlico and Pungo Rivers. Finding the bait is key to finding the fish, so areas with finger mullet or other bait showing on the surface near shorelines, rocks, docks, or other structure are the most […]

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Pamlico July 21, 2011

Richard, of Tar-Pam Guide Service, reports that anglers scored the first tarpon release of the year last week (a 125 lb. class fish). The fish are feeding in Pamlico Sound and the adjacent rivers, and large cut baits fished on the bottom are the most effective tarpon tempters. Heavy spinning tackle rigged with 20’+ wind-on […]