Fishing Reports from the Pamlico area

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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 […]

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Pamlico July 14, 2011

Richard, of Tar-Pam Guide Service, reports that anglers are still catching good numbers of flounder in the Pamlico River on Gulp pogies and shrimp, or on live baits like finger mullet. A few speckled trout are mixed in with the flatfish, and anglers are catching a few more while targeting them in the very early […]

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Pamlico July 7, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that the topwater striper bite is red hot in the Neuse River around New Bern right now. The fish are busting bait on the surface in the early mornings and biting a variety of topwater plugs. Blind casting around points and hard structure has also been effective. The […]

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Pamlico June 30, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that the first tarpon of the year have already shown up in the Pamlico Sound and the lower Neuse River, and the fishing will only get better as summer wears on. Giant “old” red drum are also starting to make an appearance in the sound and the river, […]