Fishing Reports from the Southport/Oak Island area

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Southport/Oak Island – March 19, 2020

Southport/Oak Island – March 19, 2020

Tammy, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers are catching some speckled trout, along with whiting, some puffers, and small bluefish. The small bluefish have just started showing up. Fresh shrimp, along with MirrOlures and DOA soft plastics, have been the best all-around producers. The bigger blues will be heading toward the […]

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Southport/Oak Island – Winter 2019-2020

Southport/Oak Island – Winter 2019-2020

Annette, of Dutchman’s Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers working the surf zone have found solid numbers of whiting. Fresh cut shrimp and Fishbites, specifically bloodworm and shrimp, on a bottom rig have been doing the trick. Anglers tossing cut mullet have also picked up a bonus red drum or two. Inshore, speckled trout […]

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Southport/Oak Island – November 14, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – November 14, 2019

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that surf fishing has provided anglers with some fish for the cooler. Whiting and croaker have been feeding well and have bit on bloodworms and cut shrimp. Inshore, the flounder bite is holding steady. Those fishing with live finger mullet and mud minnows on Carolina rigs have […]

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Southport/Oak Island – October 24, 2019

Southport/Oak Island – October 24, 2019

Annette, of Dutchman Creek Bait and Tackle, reports that anglers fishing the surf zone have found good numbers of spot and red drum. A few kings have been landed from the end of the pier, and those jigging with Gotcha plugs have found plenty of spanish and bluefish. Inshore, the red drum bite has picked […]

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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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