Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – April 27, 2017

Swansboro – April 27, 2017

James, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers along the piers and surf are seeing action with chopper blues, from the surf to the sound and into the intracoastal. These big fish are taking any walking baits, topwater lures, as well as metal lures, cut mullet, and even cigar minnows. Anglers are starting to see […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – April 13, 2017

Swansboro – April 13, 2017

Rich, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that sea mullet have been biting well off the beach, and anglers are finding bluefish and pufferfish mixed in. Throw shrimp or cut bait in the surf to connect with these species. The drum are starting to move in the backwater, and the fish will respond to topwater and […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – March 23, 2017

Swansboro – March 23, 2017

Rich, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers hitting the beach are connecting with pufferfish, bluefish, and some small black drum. Shrimp on bottom rigs is the way to go when throwing in the suds, and persistent anglers will connect with a few keeper black drum and the normal, smaller-sized bluefish. Those hitting the backwater […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – Winter 2016 – 2017

Swansboro – Winter 2016 – 2017

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that large speckled trout have pushed into mainland creeks and rivers. Smaller trout are still being caught throughout Bogue Sound, but they will also move into the creeks as the water cools in the coming months. Anglers are tempting bites from both using soft plastics on jig heads and […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – November 17, 2016

Swansboro – November 17, 2016

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that the speckled trout bite remains excellent in the Bogue Sound area. Most of the trout are being found in deep holes and channels close to area inlets where they are following baitfish that are on the move out to the ocean. Soft plastic baits like Zoom jerk shads […]

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