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Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro – April 23. 2015

Swansboro – April 23. 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are finding plenty of red drum feeding in the marshes off Bogue Sound. Bait continues to show up in increasing volume in the area and, consequently, the fish are feeding more actively by the week. They’ve begun biting topwater plugs well, and anglers can also hook up […]

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Swansboro – April 9, 2015

Swansboro – April 9, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are seeing pufferfish, gray trout, and bluefish move into the local inlets. Fishing deeper inshore hard bottom areas and drop-offs with bottom rigs baited with shrimp or small metal jigs will tempt all three to bite. Extremely low tides have had the area’s red drum on the […]

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Swansboro – March 26, 2015

Swansboro – March 26, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are finding plenty of red drum schooled up in the bays and marshes behind the local barrier islands at present. The fish are getting much more pressure from anglers than they have in past years, so it can be a bit tough to get them to bite. […]

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Swansboro – March 5, 2015

Swansboro – March 5, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers can expect to see some strong action with red and black drum in the surf zone over the month of March. Upper and over-slot reds should be hungry and schooling along the beachfront and around local inlets. Anglers stand the best chance of finding the fish when […]

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Swansboro – Winter 2014-2015

Swansboro – Winter 2014-2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers saw some good speckled trout action over the past month, but the fishing has slowed a bit and most of the fish that anglers are catching now are undersized. The specks are feeding well up creeks and rivers off Bogue Sound and will remain in the same […]

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