Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – April 28, 2016

Swansboro – April 28, 2016

Rich, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are connecting with plenty of sea mullet, and there are still some pufferfish mixed in. Black drum are becoming more prevalent as the water warms. The majority of the black drum have been in the 5-10 lb. range, but there has also been a few 40+ […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – April 14, 2016

Swansboro – April 14, 2016

Rich, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf casters are finding good action with sea mullet, pufferfish, and even the occasional black drum just past the breakers. There should also be some summer flounder moving into the area soon, but the majority of them will be undersized fish until the water warms significantly. Double drop […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – March 24, 2016

Swansboro – March 24, 2016

Bob, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are beginning to connect with red and black drum that are holding in the sloughs behind the breakers, especially near inlets and large sand bars. On sunny days anglers may be able to sight cast to the reds with soft plastics; however, fresh cut baits such […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Swansboro – March 3, 2016

Swansboro – March 3, 2016

Robby, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that when the wind allows, anglers have been finding large schools of red drum in local marshes. These schools will be filled with mid to upper slot reds. With the colder water temperatures, anglers should slow down their presentation of scented plastics, and that should tempt the reds to […]

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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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