East Coast Sports

Southport/Oak Island

Fishing Reports from the Southport/Oak Island area

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Southport – October 23, 2014

Southport – October 23, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers are still seeing some excellent flounder action around Southport. There haven’t been many monsters, but big numbers of quality fish have (3-5 lbs.) been finding anglers’ baits around the Southport waterfront and Battery and Bald Head islands. Live finger mullet and menhaden have been producing most […]

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Southport – October 9, 2014

Southport – October 9, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that fall fishing seems to be kicking off, and anglers offered some excellent reports from all over the area last week. Large amounts of bait are schooled up along the beachfront, and anglers are seeing spanish, king mackerel, and cobia there to feed on it. The best action […]

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Southport – September 25, 2014

Southport – September 25, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that the flounder bite has been good inshore around Southport recently (with fish to 12 lbs. weighed in last week). Live baits are fooling most of the fish, but anglers are also hooking some flatties on Gulp baits and other soft plastics bumped along the bottom. Speckled trout […]

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Southport – September 11, 2014

Southport – September 11, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports rain and wind have kept many anglers off the water over the past week, but those who’ve been are still finding plenty of action. Cooler temperatures in the near future should get the fall bite started and make the action even better for local anglers. Flounder fishing has […]

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Southport – August 28, 2014

Jimmy, of Wildlife Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers are still seeing much of the same action they’ve had over the past month, but inconsistent weather lately has made getting on the bite a bit tougher than usual. The flounder fishing in particular has slowed down in recent days, but the cooler weather means the […]

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