Thursday, 7/9/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
There were a few rain showers yesterday but nothing like we were told to expect. The water muddied some and Sea mullet and Pompano were beached up and down on Hatteras Island. I heard of some Spot, Sea Mullet and small Drum in S. Nags Head.
Good news this morning. Pedestrian access is now open to the tip of Cape Point.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported slow.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Small puppies and Mullet.
Nags Head: Small Drum and Spot and small Trout.
Jennette’s: Sea Mullet
Outer Banks: Spot and Mullet.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Sound Fishing inshore is consistent with anglers catching Trout and Drum. A little slower for the nearshore boats. Some Albacore and Spanish were caught. Sheepshead around the bridges.

Offshore Boats Report:
The blue water fleet had another good day limiting out on Dolphin. Yellowfin and Blackfin tuna and some Wahoo also. Tilefish for the bottom fishermen. Blue Marlin and Sailfish were released.

The winds are NE at 11 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Sunny, showers expected, light winds, choppy swells.

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Sunday, 7/5/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
It was a noisy night on this sand bar. There were no pier fireworks but it seems every house had plenty. I thought it was illegal. I don’t get it. Anyway everyone on my street had a great time and I hope it was a fun 4th for all.
Hatteras Island reported Pompano and Sea Mullet. We had Spot, small Drum and Sea Mullet.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported catching a few keeper Trout and Drum.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Small Drum, Sea Mullet and Spanish.
Nags Head: Drum, Blues and Spanish.
Jennette’s: Blues and Sea Mullet.
Outer Banks: Few Spot and Mullet.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Inshore Trout fishing continues to be over the top and plenty Drum. Nearshore reeled in Spanish, Ribbonfish, King Mackerel and Albacore.

Offshore Boats Report:
The Shark are still out there to bug the offshore anglers but they still arrived home with full coolers. The fleet decked some Yellowfin, Blackfin, some Mahi and good numbers of Tilefish. Blue and White Marlin releases.

The winds are NE at 4 and the water temp is 79 degrees. Partly sunny, no wind, calm Ocean.

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Monday, 7/6/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
Beautiful weather, no wind, beautiful Ocean, can’t get no better than this.
The south beaches caught Bluefish, Pompano and Sea Mullet and Spanish at ramp 45. On the north beaches a lot of small Puppy Drum and no keeper Trout. There were Spot, Sea Mullet and Bluefish scattered.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported catching Trout and Sheepshead, but slow fishing.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Small Cobia, Spanish and Mullet.
Nags Head: Puppy Drum, Mullet and Bluefish and Spanish.
Jennette’s: Spanish, Sea Mullet and Pigfish.
Outer Banks: .Blues, Sea Mullet and Flounder.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Inshore good Trout and Drum fishing. Nearshore reported Spanish and Bluefish. Sheepshead around the bridges

Offshore Boats Report:
The fleet had lots of nice big Tilefish and good catches of Yellowfin and Dolphin.

The winds are SE at 6 and the water temp is 68 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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Surf Fishing Report:
Any day you are on the Outer Banks it’s a good day but recently it has been exceptional.
Sea Mullet bite was good at ramp 49, ramp 43 and 44 had Spanish, scattered Pompano, some Spot on the south beaches. We have some Spot, Sea Mullet, small Bluefish and small Puppy Drum on the north beaches.
Nick Walke sent in a picture of a Southern Sennett fish. Here is what I found about it. It is a game fish in the Barracuda family.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported catching slow this morning.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish, Sea Mullet and Spot.
Nags Head: Puppy Drum, Mullet, Bluefish and Spot.
Jennette’s: Flounder and Sea Mullet.
Outer Banks: Spade fish, 1 Drum, Sea Mullet, Croaker and Spanish off the end.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Near shore boats boats had a big day especially with catching False Albacore, TW’s Hampton Sylvia and his dad sent a picture of proof, lots of Amberjack, Spanish, Sea Bass and Tilefish. Inshore caught Red Drum and Speckle Trout.

Offshore Boats Report:
The fleet came in with their billfish flags flying and they caught Yellowfin, Blackfin, plenty Mahi, and the bottom fishing was good for Sea Bass and Tilefish.

The winds are SW at 8 and the water temp is 73 degrees. Sunny, light winds, flat and glassy.

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Wednesday, 7/8/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
Hatteras Island scattered Sea Muallet and Pompano and Spanish at 43.
We have small Spot, Sea Mullet and Croaker up and down the beaches. The Ocean is warm and clear.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported catching a few Trout. Slow.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Spot.
Nags Head: Small Trout and Spot.
Jennette’s: Sea Mullet and small Sheepshead.
Outer Banks: Spot, Croaker and Sea Mullet. Small fish.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore boats caught Spanish, Bluefish and more False Albacore. I had questions this morning about the False Albacore picture I posted yesterday. And considering Hampton Sylvia works at TW’s I could find out what bait he was using. He was using something called Albie snack, and he was sight fishing. Inshore fishermen are filling there coolers with Trout and Drum.

Offshore Boats Report:
Wow! Fishing is just awesome. One of the boats had a double meat grand slam. Citation Wahoo were caught, Blackfin, Yellowfin, Tilefish and limited out with Mahi Mahi.. The definition for Mahi is Strong one, Strong one. I don’t think I have mentioned that in the last couple of years. There were Marlin and Sailfish citations as well.

The winds are SE at 9 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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Saturday, 7/4/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
A couple things this morning. The store will close tonight at 6 pm. I love getting your pictures but they need to be sent as Jpg pictures. So if your picture is not there today that most likely is the reason.
Wishing every one a fun Holiday and stay safe.
Both North and south beaches catching Sea Mullet, Bluefish, and Drum with the south beaches adding Pompano and Spanish to the mix.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported catching Trout and bottom fish.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: No contact
Nags Head: Loads of Puppy Drum with keepers, Bluefish, Spanish and Mullet.
Jennette’s: Bluefish and Spanish.
Outer Banks: Spanish, Spot, Bluefish and Mullet

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Spanish, Ribbonfish, Albacore and Bluefish, inshore Trout and Drum.

The offshore fleet laid out Yellowfin, Wahoo and loads of Tilefish on the docks. A good day.

The winds are NW at 10 and the water temp is 77 degrees. Sunny, light winds, calm Ocean.

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