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Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville – May 21, 2015

Wrightsville – May 21, 2015

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that local blue water boats saw an epic marlin bite this past weekend, with over a dozen blue marlin releases, white marlin mixed in, and many more encounters. Most of the billfish action was in the 100-150 fathom range off Wrightsville. Some large dolphin are mixed in with the marlin, […]

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Wrightsville Beach – May 7, 2015

Wrightsville Beach – May 7, 2015

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that dolphin have arrived in solid numbers, and most boats making the run to local Gulf Stream spots like the Same Ol’ Hole and Steeples are returning with good catches. Blackfin tuna and scattered wahoo are still around as well, and trollers are hooking all three on ballyhoo paired with […]

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Wrightsville Beach – April 23, 2015

Wrightsville Beach – April 23, 2015

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are finding Atlantic bonito 5-10 miles off Wrightsville Beach at present. Both trolling and casting to the speedy tuna relatives will put them in the boat. Trolling lures like Yo-Zuri Deep Divers and casting jigs like Hogy Epoxy Jigs will tempt bites from the bonito. King mackerel are […]

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Wrightsville – April 9, 2015

Wrightsville – April 9, 2015

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the spring fishing action is slowly coming around and anglers have plenty more to look forward to around the corner. Small bluefish have shown up at local nearshore reefs and ledges, but no confirmed reports of Atlantic bonito have come in yet. The water is around 60 degrees in […]

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Wrightsville – March 26, 2015

Wrightsville – March 26, 2015

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers have seen some improved action with speckled trout and red drum along the ICW near Wrightsville over the past week. Most of the fish have been feeding in the marshes and creeks off the mainland side of the waterway as the dark, muddy bottoms tend to hold higher […]

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