Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – May 26, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – May 26, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the red drum fishing has picked up over the past few days. The reds are starting to eat topwater plugs fished along shallow grass lines and flats. Specked trout will occasionally take topwater baits while fishing for reds, especially early in the mornings. Flounder are starting to bite in […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – May 12, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – May 12, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that surf anglers are catching great numbers of bluefish. Cut bait, metal jigs, and Gotcha plugs are all producing fish. Bottom fishermen are enjoying great numbers of croaker, black drum, and sea mullet, but most fish have been on the small side. Fishbites in sand flea and shrimp seem to […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – April 28, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – April 28, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that scattered flounder are beginning to show up inshore, although most are undersized. The flatfish can be found around creeks and marshes, and theywill fall for shrimp, cut bait, and soft plastics. Speckled trout are beginning to be caught along deeper marsh banks and creeks around inlets. The specks are […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – April 14, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – April 14, 2016

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore anglers are catching a mix of speckled trout and red drum. Most fish are being found around deeper marsh banks and creek mouths near the inlets. As the reds begin to move in and spread out inside the sound, look to target them with Z-Man paddletails with mullet […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – March 24, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – March 24, 2016

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports good numbers of sea mullet being caught in the surf. Fishbites and fresh shrimp on bottom rigs are doing the trick. The fish are being caught on both sides of the tide, and night fishing has been the most productive. One angler fishing near Wrightsville Beach reported catching nearly 100 […]

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