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  Fishing on the Neuse River has started to improve with days of little wind and higher water temps. Water temps have been holding consistent around 72-75 during the day and dropping to 67-69 at night. Topwater, Topwater, Topwater! With the water temps the way they are, that early morning topwater bite has been awesome. Stripers, Trout, and Drum are committing...
I'd like to say that effective on May 1, things will be right again for fishermen seeking cobia and shallow water grouper. I'd like to, but that isn't really the case. The seasons will reopen then - and that's a good thing, but there are new restrictive regulations in place for cobia with more changes being considered. Plus, lowering...
Speckled trout fishing remains strong in the creeks off the Neuse River, even with the abundance of wind. Soft plastics, popping cork rigs and top water lures have all produced. There has been decent striper fishing but the weather has made keeping up with them a little bit more difficult. Top water action has been best on NE winds....
Atlantic Beach NC Fishing Report We just can't get a break with the weather, this week we saw temps close to 70 now back into the 30’s at night. This has to be the craziest March I can remember in a long time; old man winter will just not let go. But, I guess it could be worse like the...
Weekly Fishing Report - March 5th, 2018 - Neuse River Bait & Tackle Shad came in just a little early this year and in huge numbers. Some anglers are having days of catching 100+ using shad rigs. One angler told us that he had been fishing up river for shad for over 60 years and this year is the most...
Hickory and American shad are pushing up the Neuse River in numbers. Typical holding areeas in the Vanceboro and Kinston areas are all producing on shad rigs and flies. There are still good numbers coming up stream and shad have been biting soft plastics in the New Bern area of the river. Stripes are starting to stage in the New...
RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2018) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open the entire Roanoke River Management Area to striped bass harvest from March 1 through April 30, unless closed or extended through proclamation. The Roanoke River Management Area includes the Roanoke River and tributaries from Roanoke Rapids Lake Dam downstream to Albemarle Sound, including the Cashie, Middle and...

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