Wednesday, 7/15/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
Fishing report has been late some days recently. I figure late is better than none.
The Point had Spanish and Bluefish, Ramp 43 had Sea Mullet as did 44 and 45 had Spanish and the Jetties nice Sheepshead. We had Spot, Sea Mullet and Bluefish and Flounder that you can not keep.
I will catch up with the pictures tomorrow. You can send more, glad to get the news.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Spot and Sea Mullet.
Nags Head: Spot, Puppies,
Jennette’s: Spanish, Sea Mullet, Bluefish, Flounder and Triggers.
Outer Banks: Spanish & Bluefish.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore Ribbonfish, inshore Trout and Drum.

Offshore Boats Report:
The fleet caught plenty Dolphin, some Tilefish, Wahoo and Blue Marlin releases.

The winds are NE, at 2 and the water temp is 68 degrees. Sunny, no winds, flat Ocean.

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Tuesday, 7/14/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
It is summer time slow. I don’t even have a picture this morning. I looked everywhere for news, even checked out face book and still got nothing. Now that’s slow. It certainly is not for the lack of people. I’m sure there is some Sea Mullet, small Bluefish and some Spot out there.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Spot, Croaker, Mullet and a 32 in Red Drum on a Gotcha plug, “go figure”.
Nags Head: Blues and Spanish.
Jennette’s: Bluefish and Sea Mullet.
Outer Banks: Mullet, Blues, little Spot.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore anglers have bragging rights catching good numbers of Spanish, Bluefish, Ribbonfish and Kings. Inshore Trout fishing is good and so are Drum plentiful.

Offshore Boats Report:
The fleet found the Dolphin again yesterday and returned to shore with full boxes. There were a couple Wahoo caught and a few Tuna.

The winds are NE at 1 and the water temp is 73 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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Monday, 7/13/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
We have another nice balmy morning on the Outer Banks with same really hot temperatures and rain expected later.
Pompano and Sea Mullet on the Hatteras beaches and Sea Mullet and some Bluefish this side of the bridge. The Mullet bite has been the best with more citations then I remember from before. Shrimp and Sand fleas is the bait.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Spot and Mullet.
Nags Head: Spot, Flounder, Bluefish.
Jennette’s: Sea Mullet, Bluefish, Spot, Croaker, Sand Perch and Pigs
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet and Blues using gochas.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
The nearshore boats trolling for Spanish and Bluefish continue having good luck outside the inlet and a short distance off shore along the beach. Ribbonfish and Albacore was also caught. Trout fishing was good in the sound.

Offshore Boats Report:
The Yellowfin catches has slowed a bit but the sizable Mahi catches have made up for it. The fleet caught King Mackerel, plenty Tilefish, some Seabass and Amberjacks. There was a Sailfish release as well.

The winds are SW at 11 and the water temp is 73 degrees. Partly sunny, light winds, clean swells.

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Sunday, 7/12/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
Sea Mullet up and sown the beaches and some Spanish at ramp 44 and Pompano at ramp 49. We also have Sea Mullet and Spot.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: nothing. That’s really slow.
Nags Head: Flounder, Spot, Sea Mullet.
Jennette’s: No contact.
Outer Banks: Sea Mullet and Spot.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Nearshore caught plenty Spanish and Bluefish and inshore anglers limiting out with Specks and some Drum both on spin and fly rods.

Offshore Boats Report:
The Mahi bite has been exceptional the last several day with the offshore fleet catching their limits. They also are catching a few Yellowfin Tuna and Wahoo.

The winds are SW at 5 and the water temp is 77 degrees. Sunny, light winds, small swells.

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Saturday, 7/11/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
There is a report there were Spanish and Bluefish caught at the point. Maybe that has something to do with the fact that now the pedestrian access is now open at the point. Sea Mullet and Bluefish were also reported on the Hatteras beaches. We have some Sea Mullet, Spot and Trout.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon:Spanish and Bluefish.
Nags Head:Puppy Drum and Bluefish
Jennette’s: Spot and Sea Mullet.
Outer Banks: Small Trout and Black Drum

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:
Inshore caught their limits of Trout, limits of Drum and some Bluefish. Nearshore caught Spanish, Ribbonfish, Sea Bass and some Albacore.

Offshore Boats Report:
I I thought the fishing report would be sparse but the fleet fished through a few storms and returned with a bunch of happy anglers. It was a Mahi Mahi day for the offshore fisherman. I borrowed a photo from one of our marinas to show what a good Dolphin catch looks like. There were also a few Tuna and some Wahoo in the mix and Marlin releases. I am a happy person when I have decent news to report.

The winds are SW at 10 and the water temp is 79 degrees. Sunny, light winds, Clean swell and the surfers are out.

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Friday, 7/10/20

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Surf Fishing Report:
Before the rain there were Sea Mullet and Spot on the beaches.

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

Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon:Spot and Pinfish.
Nags Head: Spot.
Jennette’s: It is a slow day.
Outer Banks: Spot.

Inshore Boats/nearshore Report: One Charter nearshore boat caught Spanish and Albacore. An Inlet boat caught some Spanish as well.

Offshore Boats Report:
The fleet stayed in the creek.

The winds are NE at 21 and the water temp is 73 degrees. Sunny, strong winds, nice swells.

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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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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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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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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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