Fishing Reports from the Ocean Isle/Holden Beach area

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – September, 2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – September, 2020

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that flounder fishing has been on fire for anglers taking advantage of keeper season. Both inshore holes and nearshore structured areas are producing limits of fish. Carolina-rigged live baits have been the go-to setup, followed by soft plastics on jig heads and bucktails. Red drum are feeding on […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – August, 2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – August, 2020

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that inshore water temperatures have been extremely high (up to 92 degrees). This has made fishing early and late in the days very helpful in finding feeding fish. Speckled trout are holding along deep grass lines, with live bait and popping corks keeping baits in their mid-water column […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – July 2, 2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – July 2, 2020

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that decent-sized finger mullet are finally here. Red and black drum have been scattered throughout the area, but your best chance of finding them is to fish live shrimp at creek mouths in the middle of the falling tide. Trout are still around, and they’re chewing best on […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 19, 2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – March 19, 2020

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that winter and early spring fishing trips have been successful, especially when looking for speckled trout. There have been no signs of a winter kill, and the number of specks in the inshore waters has been staggering. There are plenty of small shrimp and menhaden in the creeks, […]

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Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Ocean Isle/Holden Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Jeff, of Ocean Isle Fishing Center, reports that the reds are moving up on the flats, and speckled trout fishing has been hot over the last month. Vudu shrimp under popping corks are accounting for most of the bites, and the best action has come from fishing the falling tide in and around tidal rips […]

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