Fishing Reports from the Pamlico area

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Pamlico May 26, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that the striped bass bite around New Bern has slowed a bit, but the fishing is still excellent, particularly early in the days. Topwater fishing in the shallow areas has been solid for the first hour or two of daylight lately, and walking and popping-style plugs are both […]

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Pamlico May 12, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that the striped bass bite in the Neuse River around New Bern is incredible right now, though the season is closed and it’s a catch-and-release fishery. The fish are moving back downriver after spawning, and anglers are hooking big numbers of stripers in the early mornings on topwater […]

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Pamlico April 28, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that the puppy drum fishing is still solid in the creeks and along the shorelines of the lower Neuse River. Some larger speckled trout are moving out of the creeks and beginning to feed in summer patterns along the river shorelines as well. Soft plastics like D.O.A. CAL […]

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Pamlico April 14, 2011

Richard, of Tar-Pam Guide Service, reports that the lower Roanoke River striper bite has been sporadic as schools of fish make their way quickly from the Albemarle Sound upriver to Weldon to spawn. The best action has been for anglers casting shallow diving crankbaits and topwater lures around the stumps at the mouths of the […]

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Pamlico March 31, 2011

Gary, of Spec Fever Guide Service, reports that the speckled trout and puppy drum fishing in the Neuse River has been excellent in recent weeks. Anglers are finding both fish in the creeks off the main river between New Bern and Oriental. As over the winter, many of the trout are smaller (12-14”), but anglers […]