Fishing Reports from the Southport/Oak Island area

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Southport June 24, 2004

Dave, at Ocean Crest Pier, reports a good gray and speckled trout bite early in the mornings this week. Live shrimp has been the best bait. The flounder action picked up this week with fish running up to 4 lbs. A 4 lb. 2 oz. sheepshead was landed on the 18th, and the sheepshead bite […]

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Southport June 17, 2004

Linda, at Southport/Oak Island Sportfishing Charters, reports that over the weekend the Horseshoe was hot with kings and dolphin. A few African pompano have been out around the tower, but it’s still a little early for the big run. That should happen in mid-July. This past week saw numbers of spanish out on the west […]

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Southport June 10, 2004

Linda, at Southport/Oak Island Sportfishing Charters, reports that even with last week’s blow and scattered thunderstorms, fishing was still good. Kings and dolphin have been hitting offshore, with most working the area south of the tower. The bottom fish have been limited. There is a lot of trash coming up from the bottom, such as […]

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Southport June 3, 2004

Tanya, at Ocean Crest Pier, reports no king mackerel this week due to water conditions, but the speckled trout bite has kept most anglers busy. The trout have been biting live shrimp on and off all day. Most of these fish are weighing 1 to 2.5 lbs. A few nice black drum have been caught, […]

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Southport May 27, 2004

Linda, of Southport/Oak Island Sportfishing Charters, reports that the wind blowing has put a damper on the offshore fishing. A few boats tried to make it out to the Shark Hole, but it was too rough to fish. “Fish Finder” went out on a backwater trip, and the party caught approximately. 25 flounder. Unfortunately, none […]