Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach September 2, 2004

Tex, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that there was a good spanish bite earlier in the week with 2 to 4 lb. fish coming from inlets and the surf. There was also a few 4 to 6 lb. bluefish caught around Masonboro Inlet. Flounder are inshore and just off the beach in a variety of sizes. […]

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Wrightsville Beach August 26, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that the Masonboro jetties have been producing slot-size red drum, with a few over-the-slot fish and some flounder mixed in. Live or cut baits have been getting the most bites. Bluefish and spanish mackerel are also outside the jetties, with the spanish in the cleaner water. The surf is producing […]

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Wrightsville Beach August 19, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that there were good catches of flounder and drum in the waterway and inlets up until Charley. As soon as the water settles, the fishing should continue to be good. Try to find some cleaner water and bait, and there should be fish around. Surf fishing should be good this […]

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Wrightsville Beach August 12, 2004

Dickie, at Tidal Market, reports a good spanish mackerel and small king bite right along the beach with few bigger kings on the near shore reefs. Dolphin are mixed in from 10+ miles, but they are very small. No report from the river, but the drum, flounder, and trout bite should continue to be good. […]

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Wrightsville Beach August 5, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that ocean conditions have prevented much offshore fishing, but things should turn on once the ocean calms. Nearshore the flounder bite continues on nearshore reefs, with smaller fish coming out of the inlets and creeks. Surf fishing has produced drum, whiting, and pompano on cut shrimp or sand fleas. Red […]