WSFL Fishing Report is dedicated to information about fishing the coastal and interior waters of Eastern NC!
The shore fishing is good, with anglers catching red drum, black drum, bluefish, spots, croakers, sea mullet, flounder, and sheep’s head. Trolling inshore and off the beaches has been producing plenty of Spanish mackerel and small kings. Off shore, the bottom fishing has been good on grouper, red and silver snapper and black seabass. Still plenty of dolphin aka mahi mahi, kings, and wahoo.
Fresh water fishing is good early morning and in the evening. One angler caught 175 bluegills on 30 nightcrawlers. Plus, the bass are hitting soft plastics baits and buzz baits. The crappie are hitting on minnows fished deep. The catfish are being caught on chicken livers.
Take a kid fishing, skip work to go fishing, and remember to pick up your trash.
The saltwater fishing is great right now. Surf fishermen are catching Red drum and bluefish. The piers are catching spots, croakers, sea mullet, flounder, and sheep’s head. Trolling inshore has been producing plenty of Spanish mackerel. Off shore, the bottom fishing has been good on grouper, red and silver snapper and black seabass. Still plenty of dolphin aka mahi mahi, kings, and wahoo.
Fresh water fishing is good early morning and in the evening, one angler caught 175 bluegills on 30 nightcrawlers. Plus the bass are hitting soft plastics baits and whopper ploppers.
Take a kid fishing and pick up your trash. And why not skip work and go fishing?
It’s summer and it’s hot outside. The saltwater fishing is excellent. Fresh water fishing – not so much.
Saltwater fishing is great right now. The Spanish Mackerel are hitting on Gotcha plugs and Clark spoons. The Bluefish are hitting on everything. The puppy drum, flounder and trout are being caught in good numbers. Off shore the dolphin, tuna, wahoo and sailfish are hitting trolling baits. the bottom fish like vermillion snapper, grouper, triggerfish and silver snapper are being caught on squid.
The freshwater report goes like this bream and catfish are being caught on night crawlers. The bass fishing is slow but some folks are catching bass on ned rigs, drop shots, minnows and topwater, early in the morning or late in the evening.
Take a kid fishing. Pick up your trash. And Keep it Realistic.
The fresh water fishing is getting really good. The flatheads and channel catfish are eating every thing from bluegills to chicken livers to catfish Charlie baits. The bass are protecting their fry and will eat anything that looks like a threat. Creature baits are really good. The Bream are biting great also.
Salt water fishing is good. Puppy Drum and speckled trout are being caught on Gulp and live shrimp. The cobia are here – not always action packed but a 20+ pound cobia will wake you up. Cut Mullet is the bait of choice. Off shore the tuna are still around, plus wahoo, and Mahi Mahi are showing up.
Take a kid fishing, pick up your trash and keep it realistic.