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Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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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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Wrightsville Beach – March 5, 2015

Wrightsville Beach – March 5, 2015

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are still finding a few fish to keep them occupied despite the cool weather, and better fishing and warmer temperatures are on the horizon. Cape Fear River striped bass have been helping many anglers stave off the winter blues, and those targeting the fish are picking up decent […]

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Wrightsville Beach – Winter 2014-2015

Wrightsville Beach – Winter 2014-2015

Tex, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are connecting with speckled trout and red drum inshore around Wrightsville and will likely be able to for weeks to come if not for most of the winter. The specks are feeding around the inlets and in boat basins, creeks, and other backwaters off the ICW, and they’re […]

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