Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach April 2005

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that spring fishing has been pretty slow, but with water temperatures rising it could break loose any day. There are a few flounder and puppy drum being caught up most of the creeks–usually on the warm, outgoing tide. The river has yielded a few trout and red drum if you […]

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Wrightsville Beach Winter 2004

Tex, of Tex’s Tackle, reports a good king mackerel bite on cigar minnows in early November from the 10 mile areas off Wrightsville Beach and Topsail. The Cabbage Patch area was also hot at this time. Offshore, the grouper bite has been good around the 23 mile rock, with an 18 lb. grouper being weighed […]

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Wrightsville Beach October 28, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports sailfish and wahoo in the gulf stream and a stray 68 lb. wahoo landed at 23 Mile Rock. King fishing is best just off the beach out to around 10 miles. Flounder are everywhere, with bigger fish in the inlet and on nearshore wrecks. Fish up to 7 lbs. have […]

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Wrightsville Beach October 14, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports everything is biting. King mackerel are right on the beach and at nearshore reefs from 3 to 30 miles. Gray and speckled trout have begun to make their fall appearance, with some nice sized fish showing the past week. The trout fishing should only get better: on the inside for […]

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Wrightsville Beach September 16, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports that flounder are still biting very well in the inlets and along the nearshore reefs. Over-the-slot drum are being caught in the surf and along the jetty rocks as well. Speckled and gray trout are beginning to show inshore. There have also been some spots in the waterway. Bluefish are […]

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