Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – October 10, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – October 10, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are having great success bottom fishing. Sea mullet, spot, and pompano are being caught with double-drop rigs tipped with shrimp, Fishbites, or bloodworms. A few short flounder have been caught on live baits and soft plastics. Bluefish are schooled up around the bait balls, with a […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – September 26, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – September 26, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that bluefish are hitting Carolina-rigged cut bait and casting jigs thrown in the surf. Sea mullet are biting sand fleas and shrimp fished on bottom rigs. A handful of red drum are hitting cut baits in the surf, with anglers reporting better numbers on days with a little wind […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – September 12, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – September 12, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are catching spot, sea mullet, croakers, and pompano while fishing shrimp and sand fleas. Targeting the sloughs just off the shoreline has been the most productive tactic. Bluefish and spanish mackerel are coming inside to feed on baits, with anglers reporting higher tides and mornings as […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – August 29, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – August 29, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers have been catching sea mullet and spot while bottom fishing with fresh shrimp and Fishbites bloodworm strips. Bluefish and a few spanish mackerel are being fooled by casting jigs being thrown from the beach, but most of the bite has been focused early or late in […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – August 15, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – August 15, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers have been catching spanish mackerel while casting jigs at feeding schools in the early morning. Bluefish are mixed in with the spanish, with some blues also being caught on cut bait and shrimp. Bottom fishing has produced sea mullet and pompano. Sound-side anglers are catching red […]

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