Fishing Reports from the Topsail/Sneads Ferry area

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Topsail – June 21, 2018

Topsail – June 21, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that the surf has been seeing catches of black drum, red drum, and sea mullet, but large pompano (17-18”) have been the surprise catch recently. The best all-around baits for the surf have been sand fleas and shrimp. Red drum have been chewing inside, especially on oyster bars. Topwaters […]

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Topsail – June 7, 2018

Topsail – June 7, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that inshore fishing for red drum and speckled trout has been good. In addition, there’s been plenty of striped bass in the New River (especially under the 172 Bridge). More and more stripers have been spotted inshore as the population rebounds. In the surf, red drum are being caught […]

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Topsail – May 24, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that flounder fishing is picking up inshore, with live minnows working the best. There have been decent numbers of red drum at the south inlet, and bluefish are maintaining a strong presence around the area as well. Sheepshead fishing has picked up significantly around area bridges and docks. Live […]

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Topsail – May 10, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that speckled trout and red drum are readily biting inshore, especially in the mouths of creeks. A few big chopper blues have been mixed in as well, and topwater fishing is the way to go if you want to target the big blues specifically. As for surf and pier, […]

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Topsail – April 26, 2018

Chris, of East Coast Sports, reports that the redfish and speckled trout bite remains strong inshore. The mouths of creeks are now the best places to find both species, where using baits like a Skitterwalk will increase your chances of landing a big fish. Some chopper blues can be found in the creeks as well, […]