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Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro – December 10, 2015

Swansboro – December 10, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that speckled trout are on the feed all over the Swansboro area, but most are undersized at present. Anglers are connecting with some larger fish while fishing the mainland creeks and rivers in the area. Soft plastics like Zoom Flukes and shrimp imitations or live mud minnows are excellent […]

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Swansboro – November 12, 2015

Swansboro – November 12, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that there are false albacore feeding along the beachfront around Bogue Inlet. Anglers can spot the schools chasing bait on the surface and cast small diamond jigs or other flashy lures towards the activity to hook up. Further offshore, there’s been some excellent gag grouper and king mackerel action […]

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Swansboro – October 22, 2015

Swansboro – October 22, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Guide Service, reports that speckled trout are making a good showing around Swansboro, with the best action on higher tides at spots close to the local inlets. Most are biting Gulp baits, Zoom Flukes, and soft plastic shrimp imitations. Anglers are also seeing some good trout action back in the mainland […]

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Swansboro – October 8, 2015

Swansboro – October 8, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that fishing was good inshore around Swansboro before last week’s tandem storms, and anglers can expect the fall fishing to ramp up as the water calms down and cleans up. Red drum should still be looking for meals in the marshes, with areas near inlets the best bets until […]

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Swansboro – September 24, 2015

Swansboro – September 24, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Fishing Charters, reports that anglers are still seeing plenty of red drum action around the area’s marshes and bays. The reds are taking an interest in topwater plugs, Gulp baits, and live and cut mullet. Gray and speckled trout along with some flounder have been feeding around Bogue Inlet and biting […]

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