Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach June 17, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that red drum are biting well inshore in the creeks and waterways on artificials and live menhaden. Flounder are still biting everywhere, but many are still under the 14 inch minimum. Surf fishing with sand fleas is producing sheepshead (up to 11.5 lbs.) and Virginia mullet. Spanish mackerel fishing has […]

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Wrightsville Beach June 10, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports lots of flounder with more fish breaking the 14 inch mark around Rich’s, Topsail, and Masonboro area inlets. The Spanish mackerel bite has returned with fish along all the beaches being caught on gotchas, mackerel trees, and clark spoons. Red drum have begun to move around the waterway areas and […]

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Wrightsville Beach June 3, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that very few boats made it to the stream this week due to weather. Those that did go came back with a few dolphin and king mackerel. Small dolphin (up to 12 lbs.) and snake kings are biting cigar minnows at WR4 and 23 Mile Rock. Those dropping live and […]

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Wrightsville Beach May 27, 2005

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that the dolphin are getting some more size to them out at the Steeples, but the tuna and wahoo bite has slacked off. “Chicken Ship” had an excellent day offshore this week with 18 dolphin, and seven of those were over 30 lbs. Mixed in were a couple of tuna […]

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Wrightsville Beach May 13, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that fishing has finally taken off and gives this week a 8.5 out of 10. In the Gulf Stream, from the Same Ole north to the Swansboro Hole there has been a good dolphin bite with fish running 20-25 pounds. Yellowfin tuna are still being taken on ballyhoo in the […]