Fishing Reports from the Southport/Oak Island area

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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 […]

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Southport May 13, 2004

Tanya Register, of Ocean Crest Pier, reports that Spanish are consistently being caught, with many in the 3 lb. range. The pompano continue to bite, with several citation-size fish brought it. Whiting are also still in the area and biting well. The blues have been in numbers, and there sizes range from the choppers to […]

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Southport April 1, 2004

Bobby, at Long Beach Pier reports that the pier has been seeing small whiting, small trout, and some blues. Cut shrimp has been the bait for whiting, and blues have been caught on gotcha plugs, cut bait and shrimp. The blues have been in the 8-11″ range. There have also been several skates and sharks […]

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