Thursday, 8/25/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Nice Spot from the surf. Blues and Sea Mullet along the beaches.
The winds are SE at 2 and the water temp is 78 degrees. Another great day on the sandbar. No wind, small and waves Carolina blue skies.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported cooking size Croakers, some Trout and Pinfish.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish.
Nags Head: Bluefish and Spades.
Jennette’s: Bar Jack, Pinfish and Cobia have been spotted.
Outer Banks: Spot, Blues, Pompano and a 16 in Flounder.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Inshore had good catches of Speckle Trout, Bluefish and Spanish. Nearhore caught Albacore, Moonfish and plenty of Spanish and Blues. The Headboat anglers reeled in Sea Bass, Croakers, Spot, Bluefish, Sea Mullet, Flounder, Pins and Pigs.

Offshore Boats Report:
Fantastic fishing for Billfish again yesterday, especially Sailfish. Good Yellowfin catches, some Dolphin, plenty Tilefish and Sea Bass.

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Oregon Inlet Fishing CenterSneaky Pete Charters, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

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Wednesday, 8/24/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Bluefish action has been over the top in Corolla for the last couple of days. They are running from 10 to 14 inches, perfect size for the pan. All you need is a small rod and a lure and you can have a blast. Bill Perry sent a picture of the beach covered with bait fish that beached themselves. Thanks for the pictures. I do love getting pictures telling the story. Also there are Sea Mullet, Spot and Bluefish on our beaches.
The winds are NE at 9 and the water temp is 77 degrees. The water has small swells, clear and warm. Nice day on the Outer Bank.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported better fishing with more keeper Trout, Black Drum, Croakers and nice size Spot.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Blue, Spanish, And Pompano. 2 Cobia caught yesterday and several lost.
Nags Head: Blues, Spot and Spade.
Jennette’s: Spot, Croaker, Sand Perch, Sea Mullet and Bluefish.
Outer Banks: Bluefish, Spanish and good Spot fishing.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore caught Amberjack, Albacore, Bluefish and Spanish. Inshore boaters caught Sea Mullet, Croaker, Amberjack, Specks and a Cobia and Shark.

Offshore Boats Report:
Another extraordinary day for the sport fishing anglers. There were 17 Sailfish, 10 White Marlin and 3 Blue Marlin caught Tuesday. There were good numbers of Dolphin caught, some Yellowfin and plenty of Tilefish.

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Bill Perry & AndrewLars CederbergBill Perry, baitfish

 

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Tuesday, 8/23/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Spot, Bluefish and Sea Mullet. Alex Smay sent word the Bluefish were right in the wash in Corolla and you could catch 10-15 an hour.
The winds are NE at 12 and the water temp is 75 degrees. Light winds off the ocean, moderate surf, and clear water. Nice day.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish.
Nags Head: Bluefish, Spot, Spades, Pins, and a 4 lb Trout near front of pier.
Jennette’s: Bluefish, Spot, Flounder and Pompano.
Outer Banks: Spot, Sea Mullet and Bluefish.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
The inshore boats caught Amberjack and their limits of Speckle Trout. Nearshore fishing was good with anglers catching nice Albacore, Bluefish and some Spanish. The Headboat caught a variety of fish including Sea Mullet, Bluefish, Gray Trout, Spot and Flounder.

Offshore Boats Report:
High winds kept a few boats at the docks yesterday. The ones that did make their way through the inlet brought back a few Dolphin and some Yellowfin. There were also some Billfish caught.

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Alex SmayA. SmayOregon Inlet Fishing Center

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Monday, 8/22/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Bluefish, Spot and Sea Mullet. It is a great day for fishing. The water looks good. Look for the fishing to pick up the next couple of days with the NE wind.
The winds are N at 13 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Weak wind swell, clear water, sun is shining and no heat wave today.

Sound Fishing Report:
Anglers fishing the Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway over the weekend caught Trout, Black Drum, Flounder and Croakers. My daughter was visiting for the weekend and probably bored with mother decided to fish the bridge and caught a Catfish.  Go figure!! (Picture).

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Triggers, Spadefish, Albacore, Bluefish and Cobia circling the pier.
Nags Head: Bluefish.
Jennette’s: Bluefish.
Outer Banks: Bluefish, Sea Mullet Pins and Pigs.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore caught Bluefish and Jacks. The Inshore angler had a good day catching and releasing Red Drum.

Offshore Boats Report:
The Billfish bite is still on. There was a total of 126 Billfish caught. 60 Sails, 16 Blue Marlins, 50 whites and 4 grand slams. Awesome day! Some Yellowfin Tuna came home in the boxes and limits of Tilefish.

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Stacie Turner

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Sunday, 8/21/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Sea Mullet, Spot and Bluefish.
The winds are SE at 5 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Ocean is flat, calm winds and a good beach day.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Spot and Bluefish. Lost a big Cobia and caught 3 small ones.
Nags Head: Blues.
Jennette’s: Bluefish, Spanish and Sand Perch.
Outer Banks: Mullet, Spot, Croaker, and Bar Jacks.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
The inshore boats caught plenty of Trout and had Red Drum catch and releases. The nearshore caught their usual numbers of Albacore, Spanish and Bluefish. Miss Oregon Inlet reported Bluefish, Trout, plenty of Croaker, Sea Mullet, Sea Bass, Puffers, Pig and Pins.

Offshore Boats Report:
It was another big Billfish bite. The offshore released over 40 Marlins and Sailfish. There were limits of Tilefish and also some Dolphin action.

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Dan AckermanTim Julian

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Saturday, 8/20/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
A few bottom fish are scattered up and down the beaches. Should catch some Bluefish.
The winds are NE at 4 and the water temp is 70 degrees. Waters flat, clear, calm winds, overcast and it is a great day on the Outer Banks.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish and Spanish.
Nags Head: Small Bluefish.
Jennette’s: Bluefish, Sand Perch and Spanish.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore caught some Spanish, a few Sea Bass and Amberjack. Inshore anglers caught their limits of Speckle Trout, Tilefish and some Cobia. The Headboat caught nice keeper Flounder, Sea Bass, Sea Mullet, Croakers, Lizardfish, and Spot.

Offshore Boats Report:
The offshore fleet caught some whopping Yellowfin weighing up to 86 lbs. It was also a good Billfish day with one charter having a grand slam.

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Friday, 8/19/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Overall slow fishing. A few Sea Mullet and some Drum at Oregon Inlet. Hopefully the heat wave is over. Fishing should improve.
The winds are N at 1 and the water temp is 73 degrees. Water is flat, clear and the sun is shining.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Sea Mullet and Triggers.
Nags Head: Slow.
Jennette’s: Bluefish, Bar Jacks, Sea Mullet, Spot and Sand Perch.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet, Sand Perch, Pigfish and a nice Flounder.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore fishing is good with anglers catching Bluefish, Spanish, Albacore and Amberjack. Inshore also caught Amberjack, albacore and released Red Drum. One Drum was a whopping 52 inch. Miss Oregon Inlet caught Flounder, Blues, Croaker, Trout, Sea Bass, Sea Mullet and Pigs and Pins.

Offshore Boats Report:
The offshore fleet returned to the docks with Dolphin, good catches of Wahoo, a citation weighing in at 41 lbs, and Tilefish. Scattered Yellowfin and Blackfin were caught as well. There were Sailfish releases and a White Marlin release.

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Joseph Sullivan

yesterday's water SpoutJoe White

 

 

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Thursday, 8/18/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Really slow, a few Sea Mullet and Spot.
The winds are SW at 13 and the water temp is 61 degrees. Waters calm, clear and chilly. Another steamy day. Lots of dog walkers out early.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Slow.
Nags Head: Small Blues and Spadefish.
Jennette’s: Slow.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet and Spot. Temp at the pier is 64 degrees.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Inshore boats had a good Big Drum bite, some Cobia and Shark. Nearshore anglers trolling had good numbers of Bluefish and Spanish. Also Albacore and Amberjack. The Headboat caught a good number of bottom fish.

Offshore Boats Report:
Fishing slowed yesterday. A few Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna were decked. There were several Wahoo, Dolphin and Limits of Tilefish.

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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

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Wednesday, 8/17/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
A few Sea Mullet, Spot and Bluefish north of the Inlet. The Bluefish bite has been good for the last couple of days on the Corolla beaches. Michael Gillen sent in a great picture of his catch. Perfect pan size. And Derrick King fishing with Eamon Flynn (Picture) said they caught about 30.

The winds are SW at 13 and the water temp is 64 degrees. Flat, a little murky and chilly water. Another day with the heat index about 104. A break in this heat coming up. Despite the heat it is a beautiful OBX day.

Sound Fishing Report:
The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Slow. A few Bottom fish and small Trout.

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Bluefish.
Nags Head: Slow.
Jennette’s: Sand Perch and Bar Jack.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet Croaker and Spot.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore Anglers caught Spanish, Bluefish and Amberjack. Inshore caught Trout, Amberjack, Stripers and Bluefish. Both inshore and nearshore caught Drum with 7 trophies recorded. Also a 57 lb Cobia and a 9# Sheepshead. The Headboat caught Puffers, Sea Robin, Sea Bass, Spot, Sea Mullet, Gray Trout, Bluefish, Flounder and Pigs and Pins.

Offshore Boats Report:
The offshore fleet returns to shore with their boxes filled with Tilefish and Dolphin. Both Dolphin and Tilefish were limited out. One Yellowfin was also caught. There were 13 Sailfish releases and 2 Marlin and 2 White Marlin.
The Pirates Cove Annual Billfish Tournament began yesterday. It was a great start. There were a 180 Billfish caught. 62 boats fishing.

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Eamon FlynnMichael Gillen

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Tuesday, 8/16/16

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Surf Fishing Report:
Bluefish and Sea Mullet. Really good Bluefish bite late evening in the Corolla surf.
The winds are SW at 8 and the water temp is 64 degrees. The OBX pier told me the wind switched yesterday in the afternoon to East and the water temp went from 68 to 77 degrees in a short time. It’s back down this morning. Keep in mind, my report is done before 9 AM. Ocean is flat and clear. Another steaming hot day.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: No Report.
Nags Head: Small Spot and Spadefish.
Jennette’s: Spadefish and Pigfish.
Outer Banks: A Pompano, small Flounder, Croaker and few Sea Mullet.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore and inshore caught Bluefish, Spanish and some keeper Red Drum. Inshore caught in the slot Specks and Amberjacks. The anglers on the Headboat decked Sea Mullet, Croakers, Flounder, Gray Trout, Sea Bass, Pigfish, Pinfish, Puffers, and Bluefish.

Offshore Boats Report:
Wow! What a day the offshore fleet had yesterday. Dolphin fishing was outstanding. The anglers limited out on Dolphin and Tilefish, plenty of Blackfin, some Sea Bass and a few Wahoo as well. There were also Billfish release.

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Nathan Duncan, Nick Duncan

BluefishAndrew Stokes,Carter Stokes

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