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Swansboro/Emerald Isle

Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro – October 23, 2014

Swansboro – October 23, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are seeing an improving speckled trout bite near the area inlets, and the action should only get better as the water temperatures drop over the coming month. Live baits (like shrimp and mullet) and soft plastics (like Gulp baits and Zoom Flukes) will attract attention from the […]

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Swansboro – October 9, 2014

Swansboro – October 9, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are seeing some excellent king mackerel fishing just off the beachfront right now. Slow-trolling live menhaden around bait concentrations, nearshore structure, and water color changes is how anglers are connecting with the kings. Red drum are feeding in the surf zone from Emerald Isle to Browns Inlet. […]

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Swansboro – September 25, 2014

Swansboro – September 25, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers are seeing the speckled trout bite improve in the area and connecting with the fish near the inlets and up the mainland creeks and rivers off Bogue Sound. Live shrimp fished under floats have been producing most of the action with the specks, but anglers are also […]

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Swansboro – September 11, 2014

Swansboro – September 11, 2014

Rob, of Sandbar Safari Charters, reports that anglers have been seeing an excellent spanish mackerel bite just off the beach around Bogue Inlet. Trolling Clarkspoons or casting metal jigs to schools of fish feeding on the surface is the way to connect with the spaniards. Some larger spanish are looking for meals around nearshore structure […]

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Swansboro – August 28, 2014

Robbie, of Hall’Em In Charters, reports that anglers are seeing a solid speckled trout bite materialize in the area, with limit catches not uncommon last week (and most fish 1-3 lbs.). Most are still feeding in the White Oak River and other mainland tributaries off Bogue Sound, but anglers are starting to see a few […]

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