Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro – July 20, 2017

Swansboro – July 20, 2017

James, of Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers fishing the surf are connecting with sea mullet and pompano. Rigging fresh shrimp and Fishbites on bottom rigs has worked best. Those tossing Gotcha plugs and Stingsilvers from the piers have landed good numbers of spanish and bluefish. On the sound side, red drum have been hitting topwater […]

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Swansboro – July 6, 2017

Swansboro – July 6, 2017

James, of Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers fishing the surf are hooking up with good numbers of pompano, sea mullet, and croaker using two-hook bottom rigs with fresh shrimp. Those tossing cut bait are landing a few redfish and bluefish, and casting Stingsilvers from the beach has produced good numbers of spanish in the 1-3 […]

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Swansboro – June 22, 2017

Swansboro – June 22, 2017

James, of Reel Outdoors, reports that fishing the surf has produced pompano, blues, and spanish. Sand fleas have worked best for the pompano, while throwing Gotcha plugs and Stingsilvers has produced the blues and spanish. Inshore anglers have had luck landing good numbers of sheepshead around the Swansboro and Emerald Isle bridge pilings. Most fish […]

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Swansboro – June 8, 2017

Swansboro – June 8, 2017

Griffin, of Reel Outdoors, reports that anglers targeting sheepshead around bridges and dock structure are hooking in to some large fish. While fishing these areas, some large black drum have been mixed in (up to the 20 lb. mark). Fiddler crabs have been the bait of choice. Anglers searching for redfish have had the most […]

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Swansboro – May 25, 2017

Swansboro – May 25, 2017

James, of Reel Outdoors, reports that flounder have been moving in over the past week. Most anglers have been connecting with them on Gulp baits. Topwater plugs (as well as Gulp baits) have been working when searching for the specks and reds. Whiting have been feeding well in the surf on fresh shrimp and bloodworms. […]

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