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Plenty of stripers are hitting topwater baits in the Cape Fear River. Carolina Beach area fishing continues to be first class in all areas
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Rennie Clark of Tournament Trail Charters in Carolina Beach said that despite cooler water and air temperatures, fishing around Carolina Beach continues to be pretty hot.


Speckled trout start out eating crustaceans, but once they mature, their diet, like that of a redfish, tilts toward fish. Let íem eat cake, or whatever they like
112 Views - Posted: December 15 at 7:00 am

The diet of speckled trout changes as fish grow, get bigger, stronger and faster, and develop superior digestive systems, a process called an ontogenetic change.


Speckled trout spawn in North Carolina waters beginning in April and going through October, with each female releasing 3 to 20 million eggs. A speckled troutís life
188 Views - Posted: December 15 at 7:00 am

Spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), also popularly called speckled trout, are members of the sciaenidae family, which includes drums, croakers and weakfish. They are prized throughout their range, which may extend from New York to Florida and northern Mexico. North Carolina is the northern end of the range where fishermen should expect to see them year-round.


The waters of Brunswick County have been producing a lot of speckled trout, and a lot of nice ones, over the past week. Good speckled trout bite highlights Brunswick County action
929 Views - Posted: December 10 at 4:08 pm

Capt. Mark Stacy of Ocean Isle Fishing Charters said inshore fishing in southern Brunswick County has been pretty good this week, and most fishermen are finding limits of nice fish, especially speckled trout.


The waters of Brunswick County have been producing a lot of speckled trout, and a lot of nice ones, over the past week. Good speckled trout bite highlights Brunswick County action
111 Views - Posted: December 10 at 4:08 pm

Capt. Mark Stacy of Ocean Isle Fishing Charters said inshore fishing in southern Brunswick County has been pretty good this week, and most fishermen are finding limits of nice fish, especially speckled trout.


The first bluefin tuna of the season showed up out of Beaufort Inlet off Atlantic beach this past weekend, and fish appear to have arrived in good numbers. First bluefin tuna of season have arrived off Cape Lookout
11997 Views - Posted: December 02 at 7:52 am

They’re baaaaaack. That’s the call bouncing down the Morehead City Waterfront and along the Atlantic Beach Causeway, and it’s about bluefin tuna. The largest members of the tuna family arrived off North Carolina’s Crystal Coast this past weekend after a very conspicuous absence for a handful of years.†


A nice speckled trout puts a real bend in Capt. Matt Lambís rod in the marsh around Morehead City. Surprise specks - Marshes around Morehead City will hold specks this month, in addition to the usual red drum
74 Views - Posted: December 01 at 7:00 am

Matt Lamb paid strict attention to the water as he maneuvered through the Haystacks marshes above Morehead City, being careful to stay in the channel, even though he was running behind at first light, trying to get to a spot on the right stage of the tide.


Christmas gifts for anglers come in a huge range of prices, sizes and uses. A few gifts for sportsmen
56 Views - Posted: December 01 at 7:00 am

Wow, Father Time must have been wearing running shoes this year. It’s hard to believe we are already preparing for another Christmas. Have you been naughty or nice? Nice sportsmen have a good chance of getting what they want for Christmas. As for naughty sportsmen, well, you know how that goes.†


Speckled trout have really been biting in the waters around Wrightsville Beach, with a lot of citation-sized fish being caught. Speckled trout fishing going great guns in Wrightsville Beach area
1048 Views - Posted: November 28 at 10:26 am

Tex Grissom at Tex’s Tackle and Bait in Wilmington said fishing for speckled trout has really been good around Wrightsville Beach and might even be getting a little better, with fishermen catching a lot of specks pushing 5 pounds or better.††


Guide Noah Lynk of Harkers Island celebrated his birthday last Sunday by catching this 9-pound, Cape Lookout speckled trout. Harkers Island guide celebrates birthday with 9-pound, Cape Lookout speck
1767 Views - Posted: November 25 at 11:11 am

Capt. Noah Lynk of Harkers Island spent a special birthday on the water this past Sunday, Nov. 23, taking off to go fun-fishing for a few hours and winding up with the best present of all, a speckled trout that weighed 9 pounds.


Dates for the recreational season for black sea bass will change on Dec. 8 to be closer to the vermilion snapper season. Regulations changed on AJs, black sea bass in South Atlantic
824 Views - Posted: November 24 at 7:58 pm

Anglers who target several popular species of bottomfish will see a few changes that become effective on Dec. 8 after a federal fisheries management board changed when the annual season begins and several other harvest details. The changes were published in the Federal Register on Nov. 7.†


Big gray trout are biting around Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks in very good numbers. Gray trout, red drum and bluefish have been a Cape Lookout angler's buffet
732 Views - Posted: November 20 at 4:48 pm

Capt. Noah Lynk of Noah’s Ark Charters in Harkers Island said the cold weather hasn’t slowed the great fishing around Cape Lookout, where gray trout, red drum and bluefish have been feeding. The hot spots have been the area between the point at the hook and the cape, plus down Shackleford Banks toward Beaufort Inlet.


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