Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro – May 24, 2018

Swansboro – May 24, 2018

Bob, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that red drum, speckled trout, and flounder are all biting inside. The fish can be found just about anywhere thanks to warmer water temperatures and the fact that bait is starting to spread out. The reds are taking just about any bait thrown at them (though topwater lures are […]

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Swansboro – May 10, 2018

Swansboro – May 10, 2018

Jerry, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that most of the fishing action in the area is currently being found in the surf and off local piers. Bluefish of all shapes and sizes have been readily biting, and a few red and black drum are being caught as well. Sea mullet can be found depending on […]

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Swansboro – April 26, 2018

Swansboro – April 26, 2018

Rich, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that red drum are biting inshore as they move in from the inlets and into area marshes. Cut mullet, topwater lures, and grubs work best for the reds when you locate them. Sea mullet are being caught out on the beach, where shrimp or any type of Fishbites artificial […]

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Swansboro – April 12, 2018

Swansboro – April 12, 2018

Jerry, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that with current conditions, the fishing has been fairly slow. Pier and surf anglers are seeing some sea mullet and blowfish, but not much else. Inshore, the red drum are starting to become more active, with some slot and over-slot fish being caught. Cut mullet, Gulp, and topwaters (in […]

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Swansboro – March 22, 2018

Swansboro – March 22, 2018

Jerry, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that fishing has been slow in the area due to cold waters and poor weather. The fact that the water temperatures have been hanging in the mid to low 50s is keeping many fish at bay, and rough waters combined with heavy winds have been making trips uncomfortable. Despite […]

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