Fishing Reports

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Topsail July 22, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that all the piers are seeing tarpon, but no tarpon were landed. Surf City Pier has seemed to have the most action with catches of large speckled trout, big flounders, mullet, croakers and spots. Jolly Roger reported a 42 lb. king caught this week. Sea View Pier’s report consisted […]

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Wrightsville Beach July 22, 2004

Tex, at Tex’s Tackle, reports king mackerel from the 5 Mile Boxcars to 10 Mile Rocks on out to the 30/30. Out at the 23 Mile Rock, there are catches of small dolphin, kings, barracuda, sailfish, and a few grouper. Not much to report from the gulf stream. Amberjacks are around the Dredge Wreck hitting […]

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Carolina Beach July 22, 2004

Kelly, at Cape Fear Marine and Tackle, reports that the king activity is in full swing with big kings being brought in from everywhere. Their shop just weighed in a 41 lb. king caught on live bait about 19 miles off the beach. The dolphin are still being picked up from scattered locations. Fish anywhere […]

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Southport July 22, 2004

Dave, at Ocean Crest Pier, reports flounder to 3.2 lbs. hitting live finger mullet. Black drum to 5 lbs. 8 oz. are being caught on peeled sand fleas, which will also land some nice pompano. The pompano are also hitting fresh shrimp and are running up to 3 lbs. A 9 lb. 5 oz. sheepshead […]

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Topsail July 25, 2004

Chris, at East Coast Sports, reports that the pier fishing has slowed considerably this week. Look to find an occasional spanish, blue, spot, or mullet. King fishing from the pier may produce a king, but you have a better chance at a big spanish off of a king rig. In the surf, your best bet […]