Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – August 18, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – August 18, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that red drum are becoming more numerous for surf fishermen, particularly around the area inlets. Fresh cut bait on fish finder rigs has worked best. Anglers working close in the suds are connecting with nice numbers of flounder. Most of the fish have been throwbacks, but the occasional keeper has […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – August 4, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – August 4, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore fishing for red drum has been good. Individual fish and some small groups have been feeding along grass lines and near oyster bars in the marsh. The fish are requiring stealthy presentations, and they are quick to relocate once they are pressured. There are also groups of reds […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – July 21, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – July 21, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the heat has made for good inshore fishing. Appropriate structure has been key to finding active fish. Dock pilings, oyster beds, and grass points are all holding fish, especially if there is some current and deep water nearby. Anglers have been having the most success with red drum and […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – July 7, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – July 7, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore fishing has been good for most anglers. The steady arrival of schools of finger mullet has slightly changed the pattern inshore. Flounder, red drum, and speckled trout are utilizing a variety of ambush points as they feed more actively on mullet. Structure and current breaks that can disorient […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville beach – June 23, 2016

Wrightsville beach – June 23, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that flounder fishing has been good over the past week. As these fish are settling into their summer haunts, look for most fish to be in deeper sections of creeks, around docks along the waterway, and near the inlets. Mud minnows, finger mullet, and menhaden on Carolina rigs are getting […]

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