Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro – July 30, 2015

Swansboro – July 30, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are still seeing big numbers of red drum feeding in the marshes and bays behind the area’s barrier islands. Plenty are falling for artificial lures, but there are big numbers of shrimp and mullet in the marshes right now and the natural baits have been outfishing the […]

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Swansboro – July 23, 2015

Swansboro – July 23, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that the mackerel bite off Bogue Inlet is still going strong when it’s calm enough to get to live bottoms and reefs a few miles off the inlet. Anglers are hooking both spanish mackerel (some 5-7 lbs.) and kings, and both are falling for live menhaden and other baits […]

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Swansboro – July 16, 2015

Swansboro – July 16, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are still hooking up with plenty of red drum in the ICW and adjacent bays around Swansboro, Emerald Isle, and Hammocks Beach. They’re feeding along grass edges, structure like docks and oyster bars, and in the open bays. Topwater plugs, Gulp baits, and live finger mullet have […]

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Swansboro – July 9, 2015

Swansboro – July 9, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers continue to find plenty of action with red drum in the local marshes. Most are falling for live baits like finger mullet and topwater plugs at present. A few flounder are feeding alongside the reds in the marshes, and anglers are also seeing the flatfish in the […]

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Swansboro – July 2, 2015

Swansboro – July 2, 2015

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers haven’t been able to make it into the ocean too much over the past week, but they will likely still see excellent action with large spanish and king mackerel when they can make it out to structure within a few miles of the beachfront. Both will attack […]

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