Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach – August 31, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – August 31, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that fishing has been good inshore for red drum, black drum, sheepshead, ladyfish, keeper flounder, and a few nice trout. Live bait on a Carolina rig in deeper water or under a popping cork in shallow water has been working for the red drum and flounder. Gulp shrimp and Z-Man […]

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Wrightsville Beach – August 17, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – August 17, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that inshore fishing has been good for redfish and flounder, with a few trout mixed in. Docks, creek mouths, flats, and grass banks near deeper channels can all be good depending on the cycle of the tide. Live bait on a Carolina rig or under a popping cork is always […]

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Wrightsville Beach – August 3, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – August 3, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that anglers fishing with live bait and Gulp shrimp (and other scented soft plastics) have been catching slot-sized drum and flounder in the ICW and creeks. Black drum and sheepshead can be caught fishing fiddler crabs around docks. Surf anglers are reporting slot-sized red fish, black drum, croaker, sea mullet, […]

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Wrightsville Beach – July 20, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – July 20, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that drum and flounder fishing has been good around creek mouths and grass banks, especially when the tide is falling. Mud minnows and finger mullet have been producing the most fish, but artificials (such as a Z-Man PaddlerZ or a spinnerbait rigged with a Gulp swimbait) can be used to […]

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Wrightsville Beach – July 6, 2017

Wrightsville Beach – July 6, 2017

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that the red drum and flounder fishing has been solid inshore around creek mouths and steep grass banks. A good way to target both species is live mullet or mud minnows on a Carolina rig. Anglers can also try Z-Man PaddlerZ or Gulp jerk shads rigged on a jig head […]