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Flounder fishing has been excellent around Carolina Beach as fish are taking advantage of a big run of mullet. Flounder keeping Carolina Beach fishermen on their toes
360 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 9:45 pm

Wes Barbour of Carolina Beach fishing is pretty much wide open from the creeks to the Continental Shelf, and the timing is right to enjoy a great day of fishing, catch a bunch of fish for the freezer or both.


Big flounder like this 8.26-pound doormat caught by David Derrick, have been the norm in the Southport area recently. Flounder fishing still excellent in Southport area
991 Views - Posted: October 24 at 10:17 pm

Capt. Jimmy Price of Wildlife Bait and Tackle in Southport said as odd as the weather has been, the fall flounder bite is going strong. Despite all kinds of runoff from recent rains that has left waters stirred up and discolored, flounder – and some great big ones – are being caught.


Robert Mixon and Matt Stanley weighed in a limit that was almost 30 pounds at High Rock, where a drawdown has concentrated fish in the backs of creeks. Has High Rock drawdown created a perfect bass-fishing storm?
1254 Views - Posted: October 21 at 7:39 am

Two fishermen who blistered High Rock Lake’s bass earlier this month credit the drawdown for what has been a great bite over the past several weeks.


Guide Jeff Thomas has been catching plenty of Jordan Lake bass this fall on small crankbaits. Bass fishing looks great on Jordan, Harris as water cools
872 Views - Posted: October 20 at 6:38 am

Guide Jeff Thomas of Broadway said that fall bass fishing is about to break loose on Jordan and Harris lakes south of the Raleigh-Durham area.


Lake Norman anglers can't do without a Sabiki rig when it comes to catching every species of gamefish imaginable. Sabiki rigs working over various Lake Norman species
1509 Views - Posted: October 15 at 11:41 am

Lake Norman, like many other reservoirs in North Carolina, has seen major changes in its fish species. Once filled with largemouth bass, catfish, crappie and bream, striped bass were added in the 1960s, followed by blueback herring, alewives and spotted bass – it’s assumed that fishermen brought in these non-natives –and finally, white perch. Fortunately, there’s one rig that will catch nearly every fish that Norman has to offer: the Sabiki rig.


Brian Hudson, Ricky Moore and Ryan Hardee boated this 95-pound wahoo while fishing for king mackerel out of Beaufort Inlet on Oct. 3. Huge wahoo was big surprise for king mackerel fishermen
2853 Views - Posted: October 14 at 6:57 am

Three fishermen made the right call when they left the nearshore waters of Beaufort Inlet after trolling for king mackerel on Oct. 3 to head offshore to a piece of livebottom, a spot that produced the fish of a lifetime: a 6-foot wahoo that destroyed a trolled menhaden and strained the scales at 95 pounds.


Plenty of big redfish are being caught just off the beaches of lower Brunswick County around schools of menhaden. Big reds and inshore triple have lower Brunswick County fishermen in heaven
1209 Views - Posted: October 13 at 7:35 am

There’s been more than enough rain along the Brunswick County coast this fall to put a damper on inshore fishing, but so far, it hasn’t. Guide Mark Dickson of Shallow-Minded Guide Service said last week’s cold snap appeared to make redfish, flounder and speckled trout even hungrier.


Andy Montgomery of Blacksburg, S.C., won the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman. South Carolina pro wins BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman
614 Views - Posted: October 04 at 7:38 pm

South Carolina bass pro Andy Montgomery sacked his third solid limit of bass on Saturday and won the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman with a three-day total of 37 pounds, 10 ounces.


Bass pro David Williams of Maiden has a half-pound lead entering the final round of the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman. Pro from Maiden retains lead in BASS Southern Open
133 Views - Posted: October 03 at 10:58 pm

David Williams didn’t have quite as good a day on Friday as he did on Thursday in the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman, but the angler from Maiden is still ahead of the pack.


Bass pro David Williams of Maiden has a half-pound lead entering the final round of the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman. Pro from Maiden retains lead in BASS Southern Open
103 Views - Posted: October 03 at 10:58 pm

David Williams didn’t have quite as good a day on Friday as he did on Thursday in the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman, but the angler from Maiden is still ahead of the pack.


Bass pro David Williams of Maiden has a half-pound lead entering the final round of the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman. Pro from Maiden retains lead in BASS Southern Open
95 Views - Posted: October 03 at 10:58 pm

David Williams didn’t have quite as good a day on Friday as he did on Thursday in the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman, but the angler from Maiden is still ahead of the pack.


Bass pro David Williams of Maiden has a half-pound lead entering the final round of the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman. Pro from Maiden retains lead in BASS Southern Open
104 Views - Posted: October 03 at 10:58 pm

David Williams didn’t have quite as good a day on Friday as he did on Thursday in the BASS Southern Open on Lake Norman, but the angler from Maiden is still ahead of the pack.


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