Fishing Reports from the Southport/Oak Island area

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Southport – December 14, 2017

Southport – December 14, 2017

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 – November 16, 2017

Southport – November 16, 2017

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 – October 26, 2017

Southport – October 26, 2017

Tammy, 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 flounder bite has picked up. […]

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Southport – October 12, 2017

Southport – October 12, 2017

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 fresh shrimp have worked best when fishing the bottom. The inshore speckled trout bite […]

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Southport – September 28, 2017

Southport – September 28, 2017

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 […]