Fishing Reports from the Wrightsville Beach area

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Wrightsville Beach – September, 2020

Wrightsville Beach – September, 2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that red drum fishing has been good in the marshes, around deeper ICW docks, and at the Masonboro jetties. Topwater lures, gold spoons, and soft plastics are the go-to lures in the marsh, with live or cut bait hard to beat at all the stops. Ladyfish, bluefish, and speckled trout […]

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Wrightsville Beach – August 2020

Wrightsville Beach – August 2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that fishing for red drum has been good around the marshes, ICW docks, and out to the Masonboro jetties. In the marsh, topwater plugs and gold spoons are the go-to lures, as they mimic schooled bait. Around the deeper docks and jetties, Carolina-rigged cut and live baits work best. At […]

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Wrightsville Beach – July 2, 2020

Wrightsville Beach – July 2, 2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that fishing for reds has been strong in the marsh, around ICW docks, and out around the Masonboro jetties. Topwaters and gold spoons are the go-to lures in the marsh. Live or cut bait is hard to beat this time of year around the docks, but jigging Gulp soft plastics […]

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Wrightsville Beach – March 19, 2020

Wrightsville Beach – March 19, 2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports that schools of smaller reds have been consistently holding in shallow water back in the marshes and creeks, making for some great sight fishing. They can also be found mixed in with black drum, hanging around docks and oyster bars. Fresh shrimp, cut mullet, and live mud minnows will almost […]

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Wrightsville Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Wrightsville Beach – Winter 2019-2020

Matt, of Tex’s Tackle, reports with water temperatures dipping into the mid-50s, fishing inshore has started to take on much more of a winter-like pattern. Schools of undersize to mid-slot red and black drum have started to school up back in the marshes and creeks. The fish will spend some time on open flats, especially […]

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