Fishing Reports

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River – September, 2020

North Myrtle Beach/Little River – September, 2020

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that speckled trout fishing has been great compared to a typical summer season. Casting live shrimp around inshore drop-offs and oyster beds has been the most successful tactic. These same oyster beds and docks fished with live shrimp are producing large numbers of black drum. This year has […]

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Pamlico/Neuse – August, 2020

Pamlico/Neuse – August, 2020

Donald, of Custom Marine Fabrication, reports that red drum and striper are feeding around structured areas of the river shoreline. Flounder, though not quite open, are hitting Carolina-rigged live baits along shoal and shoreline ledges. Citation-class red drum are starting to show up in the sound. Their numbers aren’t consistent yet, but it’s suggested that […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – August, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – August, 2020

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf fishing has been fairly slow due to the recent heat wave. Anglers are having the most success while fishing Carolina-rigged cut mullet for red drum that are moving in and out of the inlet. Most of these fish are puppy to slot-sized, with a few over-slot fish being […]

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Northern Beaches – August, 2020

Northern Beaches – August, 2020

Betty, of TW’s Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers have been catching good numbers of sea mullet (up to 18”) while bottom fishing with shrimp. Pompano and croakers are also mixed in the bottom bite, with the southern Hatteras beaches seeing more of the larger fish. Bluefish and spanish mackerel are hitting cut baits […]

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North Myrtle Beach/Little River – August 2020

North Myrtle Beach/Little River – August 2020

Patrick, of Captain Smiley Fishing Charters, reports that speckled trout fishing has been good despite the hot water. The trout are feeding on live shrimp in deeper creek holes, preferably with oysters nearby. The incoming tide cycle (and its slight cooling temperature change) has been the best time to fish. Red drum are being found […]