Fishing Reports from the Topsail/Sneads Ferry area

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – September 12, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – September 12, 2019

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that red drum have been the target of the majority of inshore anglers, with fish coming from the marshes and ICW docks. Carolina-rigged live baits have had the most success in the deeper holes, while anglers working the flats are using soft plastics and topwater baits. A few flounder […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – August 29, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – August 29, 2019

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that red drum fishing has been good in the backwaters, with smaller schools of slot fish being found and caught on Carolina-rigged cut and live bait. Anglers up around the New River, though, have been finding some groups of over-slot fish. Speckled trout are holding along grass banks, and […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – August 15, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – August 15, 2019

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that nearshore anglers have been catching bigger flounder (up to 5 lbs.) at the ARs and ledges from just off the beach out to 5 miles. The ocean flounder are primarily falling for Gulp soft plastics on jig heads. Surf anglers fishing bottom rigs have landed sea mullet, spot, […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – August 1, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – August 1, 2019

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that surf anglers are landing sea mullet and pompano while dropping sand fleas or shrimp into deeper holes just off the sand. Spanish mackerel are being caught early by those casting Spanish Candy and similar glass minnow-style jigs. Inshore anglers are reporting a steady red drum bite. Topwater fishing […]

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Topsail / Sneads Ferry – July 18, 2019

Topsail / Sneads Ferry – July 18, 2019

Mike, of Native Son Guide Service, reports that red drum fishing has been very good from the inlet all the way into the ICW. Anglers have been targeting the fish with topwater plugs early around marsh flats and grass banks. As the sun has gotten higher, the reds have retreated into nearby holes and channels […]