Fishing Reports from the Topsail Beach/Sneads Ferry area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – August 18, 2016

Topsail – August 18, 2016

Abby, of East Coast Sports, reports that bottom fishermen in the surf have been seeing decent numbers of sea mullet. Bloodworms and fresh shrimp fished on bottom rigs are getting most of the bites. Small black drum are in the same areas, and they’re taking fresh shrimp and Fishbites. Red drum are becoming more numerous […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – August 4, 2016

Topsail – August 4, 2016

Cathy, of East Coast Sports, reports that surf anglers are connecting with a mix of bottom fish. Sea mullet, croaker, and black drum are being caught with some regularity on fresh shrimp, Fishbites, and bloodworms. The bite has been best on high tide and especially during the night. Flounder are being found in the surf, […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – July 21, 2016

Topsail – July 21, 2016

Tyler, of East Coast Sports, reports that bluefish have been providing surf fishermen plenty of action. Casting Gotcha plugs and diamond jigs around high tide is connecting with the blues, but most of the action has been with cut baits fished along the bottom. Bottom fishermen in the suds have been reporting sea mullet, with […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – July 7, 2016

Topsail – July 7, 2016

Don, of East Coast Sports, reports that bluefish are providing action in the surf. Fresh cut mullet seems to be working the best, but blues are also being caught on metal jigs casted out around high tide. Spanish mackerel are being caught by surf fishermen, particularly around New Topsail Inlet. Some nice flounder have been […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – June 23, 2016

Topsail – June 23, 2016

Doug, of East Coast Sports, reports that surf anglers are finding good numbers of black drum off the beach. Fresh shrimp on simple bottom rigs are all that has been needed to catch the drum. Small sea mullet and croakers are also in the mix, taking shrimp, bloodworms, and Fishbites. The sea mullet bite has […]

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