Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – October 27, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – October 27, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that speckled trout fishing has been very good. Big numbers of 16-20” fish are being caught, and an impressive number of 5+ lb. fish have made a strong early showing. Most anglers are fishing in the creeks and marshes near the inlets, with good reports also coming from the waterway […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – October 13, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – October 13, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the fishing inshore has been good as of late, especially early in the day and in the evening. The cooler weather in the forecast should help fishing become more active as the water temperatures decrease. Creeks on the mainland side of the waterway have been producing sheepshead, flounder, black […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – September 29, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – September 29, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers fishing creeks on the mainland side of the waterway have been seeing sheepshead, black and red drum, flounder, and a few speckled trout. Fishing around docks and oyster bars with live bait has provided the most consistent action. The marsh is holding some schools of reds and scattered […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – September 15, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – September 15, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that false albacore and spanish mackerel have been feeding heavily right off the beach. Most anglers have been able to find the fish by spotting birds or fish feeding on the surface, but the artificial reefs are also holding these fish. The spanish have mostly been on the smaller side […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Wrightsville Beach – September 1, 2016

Wrightsville Beach – September 1, 2016

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that red drum, black drum, sheepshead, flounder, bluefish, and ladyfish are rewarding inshore anglers. There has been good fishing for red and black drum around docks. Live mullet, mud minnows, or fiddler crabs have all been working well. Jigheads with a Gulp shrimp and jerk shads are getting bites, too, […]