Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach – July 2, 2020

Wrightsville Beach – July 2, 2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that fishing for reds has been strong in the marsh, around ICW docks, and out around the Masonboro jetties. Topwaters and gold spoons are the go-to lures in the marsh. Live or cut bait is hard to beat this time of year around the docks, but jigging Gulp soft plastics […]

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Wrightsville Beach – March 19, 2020

Wrightsville Beach – March 19, 2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that schools of smaller reds have been consistently holding in shallow water back in the marshes and creeks, making for some great sight fishing. They can also be found mixed in with black drum, hanging around docks and oyster bars. Fresh shrimp, cut mullet, and live mud minnows will almost […]

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Wrightsville Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Wrightsville Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports with water temperatures dipping into the mid-50s, fishing inshore has started to take on much more of a winter-like pattern. Schools of undersize to mid-slot red and black drum have started to school up back in the marshes and creeks. The fish will spend some time on open flats, especially […]

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Wrightsville Beach – November 14, 2019

Wrightsville Beach – November 14, 2019

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the speckled trout bite has been incredible throughout the area. Schools of fish can be found moving into the inlets and through the waterway toward creeks and marshes. Artificial baits and lures (like Z-Man PaddlerZ and Swimming Trout Tricks) are working well, especially in natural colors like Opening Night […]

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Wrightsville Beach – October 24, 2019

Wrightsville Beach – October 24, 2019

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the speckled trout fishing has been great around the inlets and deeper grass banks in the marshes. Topwater fishing has been producing trout (and redfish) at first light and on the overcast days. During other conditions, the trout have been hitting a variety of soft plastics and suspending hard […]

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