Fishing Reports from the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach area

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – September, 2020

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – September, 2020

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that flounder fishing has been great since the season opened. Large flatfish (up to 9+ lbs.) are coming from both inshore deep water areas with structure out to nearshore wrecks and ledges. Carolina-rigged live baits have been the top producing setup in both zones, with bucktails and soft plastic trailers […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 2020

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – August 2020

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that inshore fishing has been strong, with anglers being sure to get on the water early to avoid the heat. Slot-sized red drum are all over the sound, and they’re hitting everything from topwater plugs to live baits. Speckled trout are holding along deep grass banks and feeding on live […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 2, 2020

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – July 2, 2020

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that backwater anglers are catching good numbers of red drum and speckled trout from deep holes around the marshes. It has been a great class of reds this season, with many keepers being on the upper end of slot size limits. Nearshore anglers are reporting large schools of spanish mackerel […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – March 19, 2020

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – March 19, 2020

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that it has been a great winter for speckled trout fishing. The mild weather kept fish active through some of the toughest months, and the bite only gets better from here. Anglers are catching their limits of fish while using a large variety of baits. Hard lures such as MirrOlure […]

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Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Morehead City/Atlantic Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Matt, of Chasin’ Tails, reports that speckled trout fishing is still strong. However, with water temperatures dropping, these fish are schooling up and a bit more picky than they were in early fall. Finding their exact spot has been key, as they aren’t moving much in search of bait. Sometimes casting right on top of […]

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