WSFL Fishing Report is dedicated to information about fishing the coastal and interior waters of Eastern NC!
So it’s winter. Wear a coat, suck it up, and go catch some fish. Many species of fish bite year around. Off shore in the Gulf Stream It’s always dinner time for the Red snapper, Silver snapper, grouper, trigger fish and black Sea Bass. Not to mention the tuna, wahoo, and sharks.
Inshore the trout are still hitting on grubs, mirror lures and live shrimp. The drum are hitting on cut bait, mullet, and spinner baits.
Fresh water fishermen rejoice because the bass are still active year around. Best baits in the cold include giant swim baits, swimming jigs, Bandito Bugs Carolina Rigged and minnows. Crappie are killing it on hair jigs, minnows and beetle spins. You can always catch bream on worms, crickets, and small plastics.
Take a kid fishing, pick up your trash and wear a coat, you’ll be fine!
If you travel to any boat ramp that has a parking lot that is near saltwater you’ll see a bunch of trucks with trailers. That means it’s time to catch speckled trout and puppy drum. The best bait are mud minnow, mullet, mirror lures, live shrimp, grubs, gulp, and a myriad of other lures at your local bait shop. Also the flounder fishing is good. Plus blues, croakers, spots, and sea mullet.
Off shore is good for mahi, kings, tuna and wahoo.
Freshwater largemouth bass on whopper ploppers, spinner baits and crank baits. Crappie on jigs and minnows. Bream on crickets and night crawlers.
October and November are the best months of the year to fishing. There have been great catches of spots, croakers, Spanish mackerel, kings, mahi, wahoo, flounder and puppy drum along with trout, blues, and mullet.
Also off shore snappers, groupers and trigger fish are asking to be caught.
Fresh water fishing is excellent, Bass on Whopper Ploppers, Choppos and buzz baits are beyond excellent. Also the catfish are good on cut baits and minnows. The bream are always hitting on crickets, and nightcrawlers. Take a kid fishing, and pick up your trash.
Finally the best months of the year for fishing are here. Go find some bloodworms. The jumbo spots are here right now. Also fishing is great for Spanish mackerel, kings, mahi, wahoo, flounder and puppy drum along with trout, blues, and mullet.
Fresh water fishing is excellent, Bass on Whopper ploppers and buzz baits are beyond excellent.