Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

 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 […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – March 3, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – March 3, 2016

Arlen, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that speckled trout are being caught in the Cape Fear and New rivers. The fish are generally on the small side, and they are falling for soft plastics fished slowly. The Cape Fear is providing plenty of action for anglers targeting striped bass. Chartreuse swim shads and grubs fished on […]

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Wrightsville Beach – December 10, 2015

Wrightsville Beach – December 10, 2015

Marshall, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers are connecting with some speckled trout and red drum in the creeks around Wrightsville. They’re falling for a variety of soft and hard artificial lures including Gulp baits, Z-Man Trout Tricks, MirrOlures, and more. Surf casters are finding action with sea mullet and bluefish. Bottom rigs baited with […]

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