Fishing Reports from the Topsail Beach/Sneads Ferry area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – September 29, 2016

Topsail – September 29, 2016

Winter, of East Coast Sports, reports that red and black drum are working the surf zone. The reds are taking fresh cut mullet and menhaden on fish finder rigs, and the black drum are eating fresh cut shrimp and Fishbites on the bottom. Bluefish are thick in the surf zone, and the fish are taking […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – September 15, 2016

Topsail – September 15, 2016

Austin, of East Coast Sports, reports that surf anglers are catching sea mullet and black drum on Fishbites. Pompano fishing has improved since the storm passed through, and sand fleas have worked best to hook them. Small sea mullet and a few spots are showing up, and the bite should improve over the weeks to […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Topsail – September 1, 2016

Topsail – September 1, 2016

Austin, of East Coast Sports, reports that flounder fishing inshore is improving, especially towards the inlets. The fish are staging up in anticipation of the fall mullet migration. The bait is beginning to form larger schools and moving towards the ocean. There have also been plenty of bait and flatfish scattered throughout the marshes and […]

 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, […]

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