Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro/Emerald Isle – July 5, 2018

Swansboro/Emerald Isle – July 5, 2018

Matt, of Pogie’s Fishing Center, reports that summertime numbers of flounder are starting to show up regularly. Gulp baits fished on 1/4 oz. jig heads have been getting bites around structure such as docks, bulkheads, and bridges. When fishing deep water or in a strong current, don’t forget to adjust weights as needed. Black drum […]

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Swansboro – June 21, 2018

Swansboro – June 21, 2018

Josh, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that surf anglers are casting for blues and spanish, and the the bottom fishermen have been bringing in some sea mullet and decent-sized pompano. Inshore the black drum bite has been consistent, mostly on bridges and other structure. Fresh shrimp is probably the best method, but hooking a sea […]

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Swansboro – June 7, 2018

Swansboro – June 7, 2018

Rich, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that inshore anglers are starting to find a good presence of flounder and red drum on all the typical baits, though cut mullet and topwater lures seem to be the best. The flounder can be found in the inlets, while the drum are up around the marshes. Spanish, bluefish, […]

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Swansboro – May 24, 2018

Bob, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that red drum, speckled trout, and flounder are all biting inside. The fish can be found just about anywhere thanks to warmer water temperatures and the fact that bait is starting to spread out. The reds are taking just about any bait thrown at them (though topwater lures are […]

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Swansboro – May 10, 2018

Jerry, of The Reel Outdoors, reports that most of the fishing action in the area is currently being found in the surf and off local piers. Bluefish of all shapes and sizes have been readily biting, and a few red and black drum are being caught as well. Sea mullet can be found depending on […]