Tuesday, 8/11/20

Outer Banks Fishing Report
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Surf Fishing Report:
Hatteras Island have Sea Mullet, Pompano, some Spanish and Blues at the point and a 40 in Drum in Buxton. This side of the bridge a few Bluefish, small Spot and some Sea Mullet.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Mullet, Blues, small Spot
Nags Head: Sea Mullet and Sheepshead.
Jennette’s: Bluefish, Pinfish and Pigfish.
Outer Banks: Sheepshead and Bluefish.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore fishing was good with the boats catching Spanish, Albacore, Trout and Ribbonfish. Nearshore and inshore Drum fishing is fantastic with Inshore catching plenty Trout.

Offshore Boats Report:
The Alice Kelly’ s tournament continued yesterday. I have not heard any results. I do know there have been many Marlin caught.. The offshore fleet had an awesome day catching limits of Dolphin and another exceptional Tilefish day with the boats catching their limits as well.

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

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Monday, 8/10/20

Outer Banks Fishing Report
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Surf Fishing Report:
Hatteras Island reporte citation Spanish caught at the Point and scattered Sea Mull up and down the beaches. We also had Sea Mullet and some Pompano. Sand Fleas are plentiful now so there is bait on the beach.
I have several pictures this morning that I could not use. Please don’t reduce your pictures. I would like names, where you caught the fish and the name of the fish if you know it. People also like to know what bait you are using.
I also have new pictures of the Point.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish and Mullet.
Nags Head: Spot, Blues, Mullet and Specks.
Jennette’s: Bluefish.
Outer Banks: Bluefish, Sea Mullet and Sheepshead.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore fleet caught Albacore, small Cobia and Ribbonfish with inshore catching Trout and Drum. The Sheepshead bite has been good around the bridges.

Offshore Boats Report:
The Alice Kelly all girls Tournament went off with out a hitch with plenty Billfish caught. There were also good numbers of Tilefish, Yellowfin and Mahi laid out on the docks

The winds are W at 2 and the water temp is 70’s degrees. Sunny, no wind, flat Ocean, small swells.

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Sunday, 8/9/20

Outer Banks Fishing Report

Surf Fishing Report:

We had a whopping big rain and thunderstorm early this morning. I hope that is over for the day but probably not. Today is the sign up for the annual Alice Kelly Tournament.

Spanish showed at ramp 44, Avon reported Bluefish, Sea Mullet and Pompano. Ramp 49 in Frisco had citation Sea Mullet and Pompano weighed in.
Austin sent word the Mullet was everywhere in Southern shores and the sand fleas were plentiful and it was the only thing the Mullet would bite.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Slow.
Nags Head: Blues and Mullet.
Jennette’s: Blues and Spot
Outer Banks: Sheepshead, Spanish, Mullet and Bluefish..

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore anglers decked Amberjack, Spanish, Ribbon fish and Drum. Sound fishing remains good for catching Trout and Puppy Drum.

Offshore Boats Report:
There were full coolers for everyone. We finally have a day I can say was lots of action. There were Blackfin, Yellowfin, and Wahoo, some Mahi and for bottom fishing Tilefish and Grouper. Also White and Blue Marlin releases.

The winds are NE at 7 and the water temp is 68 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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Friday, 8/7/20

Outer Banks Fishing Report
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Surf Fishing Report:
There was some excitement at ramp 55 when a 28 lb, 42 inch Cobia was caught. There were also some Drum, Pompano and Croakers reported from the beach. We have Croakers and Sea Mullet on our north beaches. Scott Vinson fished the Jetties on Wednesday. He caught 19 Flounder, all 12 to 14 in and 4 keeper Flounder, Trout, Bluefish, Pigfish, 1 Spanish, Sea Bass, one Drum. The Founder are out of season until Aug 16th. All the fish caught were released.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Mullet.
Nags Head: Bluefish, Croaker, a small Puppy Drum and Mullet.
Jennette’s: Spot and Bluefish.
Outer Banks: Bluefish on lures, Croaker and Sea Mullet.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
The nearshore and Inlet boats caught Spanish, Rbbonfish and Dogfish. I also heard one boat ran into a school of Red Drum.

Offshore Boats Report:
It was a tough day with the fleet running from storms all day. Apart from that they had a good Dolphin day catching their limits. They caught some Yellowfin and Tilefish.

The winds are W at 5 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Sunny, light winds, flat and murky.

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Saturday, 8/8/20

Outer Banks Fishing Report

Surf Fishing Report:
Rays and Spanish at the point. Sea Mullet scattered. I have Hatteras Island news . Due to erosion the south end of ramp 44’s bypass rd has been temporarily closed. I have pictures.
There is no news from the north beaches. Fishing should surly start picking up from all the beaches today.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported slow. No news from the bridge yet. I thought since the wind has switched I would get lots of good stuff to write about this morning.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish and Mullet.
Nags Head: Bluefish, Spot and Flounder.
Jennette’s: Bluefish.
Outer Banks: Mullet and Pompano.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore reported Ribbonfish, Amberjack, Albacore, Spanish and small Cobia. Inshure Drum, Trout and Bluefish.

Offshore Boats Report:
A lot of the fleet have been cpmpeting in the White Marlin Open . Those that fished caught Tilefish, some Wahoo and plenty Dolphin. There are Billfish releases as well.

The winds are NE at 2 and the water temp is 71 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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