Friday, 5/31/19

Friday, 5/31/19

In Summary:
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Surf Fishing Report:
On the north end of Hatteras Island at Avon reported Bluefish and Sea Mullet. Buxton caught the same and added Spanish to the mix. Frisco caught Sea Mullet and Bluefish, Hatteras caught Bluefish. North of the bridge Sea Mullet and Bluefish.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported small Trout, White Perch and Black Drum

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: No contact.
Nags Head: Mullet and Trout.
Jennette’s: Trout.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet and small Flounder.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore Spanish, Bluefish and Cobia. In shore fishing is fair with Blues Trout, Flounder and Red Drum.

Offshore Boats Report:
The fleet returned to the docks with some very large Bigeyes. Plenty Dolphin were caught and some Yellowfin and Tilefish as well.

The winds are W at 5 and the water temp is 67 degrees. Sunny, calm winds, small swells.

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Wednesday, 5/29/19

Wednesday, 5/29/19

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Surf Fishing Report:
Citation big Pompano and citation Sea Mullet have been the fish to catch all week from the south beaches. There was also a good Spanish bite on metal at ramp 44 and 45 yesterday. North of the inlet small Trout, Spot, Sea Mullet and Bluefish.
A reminder for ever one that Ocean Stripers must be tagged May 1 thru Oct 31.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Spot, Black Drum and Trout.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Spanish, Bluefish, Trout, Flounder and Mullet.
Nags Head: Bluefish, Mullet, Trout, Flounder, Spanish and a 42 in red Drum.
Jennette’s: Blues, Spanish, Puffers, Flounder and Sea Mullet.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet, Spot, Trout and Bluefish.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore anglers are catching an abundance of Spanish and Bluefish, some King Mackerel, False Albacore and Cobia. Inshore Cobia, Bluefish, Albacore and Ribbonfish.

Offshore Boats Report:
Despite the wind becoming a problem in the afternoon the fleet manage to catch Yellowfin, and citation Bigeyes weighing in at 109 and 185 pounds.

The winds are W at 12 and the water temp is 67 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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Tuesday, 5/28/19

Tuesday, 5/28/19

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Surf Fishing Report:
Pompano Bluefish and Sea Mullet down on the Island and north of the bridge anglers are catching Trout, Sea Mullet and Bluefish.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Spot, Trout and Black Drum.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Flounder, Trout, Spanish and Bluefish.
Nags Head: Decent size Spanish, Bluefish, Trout and Gray Trout.
Jennette’s:
Outer Banks: Spanish and Bluefish.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore boats are catching Spanish and Bluefish. Cobia fishing remains good. Flounder, Sea Mullet and Trout inshore.

Offshore Boats Report:
Bluewater fleet is catching scattered Yellowfin and Dolphin.

The winds are SE at 6 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Sunny, calm winds, surfing swells.

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Monday, 5/27/19

Monday, 5/27/19

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Surf Fishing Report:
Happy Memorial day and safe travels.
Sea Mullet, large Pompano on sand fleas and Bluefish reported on the south beaches with Spanish in Avon. North of the Inlet anglers are catching Bluefish, small Trout and Sea Mullet.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Spot, White Perch, Trout and Black Drum.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: No Contact.
Nags Head: Mullet, Trout, Gray Trout, Bluefish and Spanish.
Jennette’s: Bluefish, Gray Trout, Sea Mullet, Puffers and Croaker.
Outer Banks: Bluefish, Trout, Sea Mullet and Spot.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Near shore anglers are catching Spanish and Bluefish. Sheepshead around the bridges and Cobia in the Inlet.

Offshore Boats Report:
Mahi continues to be the fish of the day. Plenty gaffer and Bailers. There were Big- eyes caught up to 106 lbs as well.

The winds are N at 2 and the water temp is 61 degrees. Sunny, no wind, nice swells.

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Saturday, 5/25/19

Saturday, 5/25/19

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Surf Fishing Report:
I did not get a beach report from Hatteras Island today. North beaches are catching Trout, Spot, Bluefish and the Drum bite has been pretty good at Oregon Inlet.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Trout and Black Drum.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: A zillion 13 in Trout.
Nags Head: Spanish, Bluefish, Flounder and Trout.
Jennette’s: No report.
Outer Banks: Trout, a 15 in one, and nice size Spot.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore trolling boats reported good catches of Spanish and Bluefish and also Cobia with one weighing in at 58 lbs. Inshore Flounder, Sea Mullet, Puffers and Pins.

Offshore Boats Report:
Another good Dolphin day for the fleet and some Tuna. Also a White and Blue Marlin released.

The winds are NE at 15 and the water temp is 55 degrees. Sunny, breezy, flat Ocean.

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Thursday, 5/23/19

Thursday, 5/23/19

In Summary:
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Surf Fishing Report:
Surf fishing was good yesterday with plenty of Sea Mullet, Trout and Bluefish. Hatteras Island had nice Pompano, Bluefish on bait and sting silvers, Sea Mullet and scattered Trout.

Sound Fishing Report:
Trout fishing remains consistent with some keepers on the Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish, Spanish, early morning, Puffers and a 20 ½ Trout.
Nags Head: Sea Mullet, Bluefish, Spanish and Trout.
Jennette’s: Blues and a few Spanish.
Outer Banks: Blues and Sea mullet.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore catching slaying the Spanish and Bluefish. Inshore caught Cobia and Red Drum with some citations. Plenty of Trout inshore. Sheepshead around the bridges.

Offshore Boats Report:
Lots of Dolphin laid out the docks again yesterday with some Tuna. There were citation Big-eye and Sailfish.

The winds are SE at 8 and the water temp is 67 degrees. Sunny, calm winds, small swells.

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