Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – June 6, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – June 6, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers have enjoyed a very good bite on sea mullet and pompano. Bottom rigs tipped with shrimp and sand fleas have produced the most fish, with some being citation-sized. Bluefish are in large schools feeding on baits in and just outside of the breakers. Casting glass minnow […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – May 23, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – May 23, 2019

Hannah, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that the bluefish bite from the surf has been very good. Anglers are catching a 1-4 lb. class of fish on Carolina-rigged cut baits and by casting jigs to feeding schools. Spanish mackerel are mixed in with the bluefish, but anglers on the pier have been more successful. Good-sized […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – May 9, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – May 9, 2019

Rick, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that spanish mackerel have moved into the area now that water temperatures are rising. Most of these fish have been 2-3 lbs., and casting glass minnow jigs from the shore to feeding schools has been productive. Smaller bluefish are mixed in with the spanish, and Gotcha plugs get great […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – April 25, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – April 25, 2019

Jerry, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that drum are swimming in the backwaters, where they can be caught on cut bait, and both Zoom and Gulp soft plastics. Black drum and sea mullet are being caught from the surf and piers, with sand fleas, sand flea Fishbites, and shrimp getting most of the bites. Bluefish […]

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – April 11, 2019

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – April 11, 2019

Richard, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that both speckled trout and good-sized red drum have been biting inshore. MirrOlures are working for the specks, though most of the fish have been small. In the surf, shrimp and artificial bloodworms have accounted for great catches of bluefish, puffers, sea mullet, black drum, and a few red […]

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