Fishing Reports from the Topsail Beach/Sneads Ferry area

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Topsail – August 31, 2017

Topsail – August 31, 2017

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that red drum are biting well inshore around oyster beds and grass lines, especially when adjacent to deeper channels. Soft plastics (such as offerings from Saltwater Assassin) and shiny-colored spoons are the best offerings, and these tactics are also producing a few trout. Anglers targeting flounder are having the […]

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Topsail – August 17, 2017

Topsail – August 17, 2017

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that red drum are biting well around oyster beds and grass lines. Gold spoons are producing good numbers of fish, but the hungry reds are also readily striking soft plastics from Saltwater Assassin. The flounder bite has been strong closer to the inlet, as the fish have moved to […]

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Topsail – August 03, 2017

Topsail – August 03, 2017

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that inshore the red drum topwater bite has been good around shallow flats and grass lines. These reds will also strike soft plastics, such as the Bass Assassin in electric chicken. Speckled trout have been mixed in with the reds. Flounder fishing has been steady, with flatfish being landed […]

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Topsail – July 20, 2017

Topsail – July 20, 2017

Carson, of East Coast Sports, reports that in the surf (and on the local piers) anglers are catching good numbers of black drum. The best way to target the black drum is two-hook bottom rigs tipped with shrimp. Surf anglers are also reporting catches of red drum that are falling for cut bait on Carolina […]

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Topsail – July 6, 2017

Topsail – July 6, 2017

Austin, of East Coast Sports, reports that surf fishing has been steady, with red and black drum being hooked regularly in the breakers. The red drum have been caught mostly on cut bait (such as pogies and spots), and the black drum are taking shrimp and sand fleas on bottom rigs. Spanish mackerel fishing just […]