Fishing Reports from the Southport/Oak Island area

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Southport/Oak Island – October 10, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – October 10, 2019

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers targeting the surf zone have found plenty of action. Red drum, black drum, flounder, speckled trout, and a few spot have all been landed. A mix of fresh cut mullet and shrimp have worked best when fishing the bottom. The inshore speckled trout bite has […]

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Southport/Oak Island – September 26, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – September 26, 2019

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers have had success landing bluefish and spanish. Casting Stingsilvers and Gotcha plugs has been the key to hooking both species. A few false albacore are being caught from the pier, and metal jigs have worked best. Kings have also started making their way to […]

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Southport/Oak Island – September 12, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – September 12, 2019

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that inshore structure has produced sheepshead as big as 9 lbs. The wall at Lockwood Folly and the Southport waterfront have been good places to look, with fiddler crabs remaining the top choice for bait. Black drum can be found around the same areas. Flounder are being […]

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Southport/Oak Island – August 29, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – August 29, 2019

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that a few flounder between 17-21” have been coming in, with Gulp-tipped bucktails, finger mullet, and shrimp accounting for most of the action. Slot reds and keeper black drum are being caught with fresh shrimp. Speckled trout have been sparse, with one or two fish coming in […]

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Southport/Oak Island – August 15, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – August 15, 2019

Angie, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers are doing fairly well with flounder both inshore and nearshore. Live minnows and Gulp-tipped bucktails are working equally well, and most of the flounder have been between 17-18”. A few slot-sized reds and some nice black drum have been found here and there in the […]

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