Fishing Reports from the Carolina Beach area

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Carolina Beach – September, 2020

Carolina Beach – September, 2020

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that surf anglers are catching some large pompano, croakers, and whiting with shrimp-tipped bottom rigs. Red drum are scattered along the beaches, and they’re hitting Carolina-rigged cut mullet. In typical summer fashion, there have been plenty of small sharks around. They’re also feeding on cut baits. Flounder are […]

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Carolina Beach – August 2020

Carolina Beach – August 2020

Bryan, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that red drum fishing has been strong in the Cape Fear River. Fish are being caught by anglers fishing Carolina-rigged live mullet near deeper grass banks along shorelines and spoil islands. Snow’s Cut is holding good-sized sheepshead and black drum around its bottom structure, with fiddler crabs being […]

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Carolina Beach – July 2, 2020

Carolina Beach – July 2, 2020

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that surf anglers are finding an improved flounder bite. The flatfish have been hitting live and cut bait. The beach has also been seeing some red drum, blues, croaker, and pompano. Local piers have been landing lots of whiting, pompano, blues, trout, and some spanish. There have been […]

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Carolina Beach – March 19, 2020

Carolina Beach – March 19, 2020

Lewis, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that puffers and whiting have been caught on the beach by anglers using shrimp and sand fleas. Inshore drum have been showing up in the rivers, where anglers can chase them with mud minnows or soft plastics (such as a Z-Man) on a jig head dropped to the […]

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Carolina Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Carolina Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Redd, of Island Tackle and Hardware, reports that speckled trout are holding from the inlet all the way back into the creeks of the Cape Fear River. Anglers in the feeder creeks working marsh edges in 4-6′ of water are having the most success. Casting MirrOlure MR17s in chicken-on-a-chain color and in the broken glass […]

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