Sunday, June 19, 2022
Drum, Drum, and more Drum… Puppy drum fishing has been excellent this week! Everywhere from the Surf to the Sound, Currituck to Ocracoke, the Drum seem to be biting all over the Outer Banks. Fresh Mullet is the bait of choice in the surf, where gold spoons and soft plastics seem to be the go to options for the sound.
Conditions offshore have been a bit on the bumpy side lately however the boats that have fished have had excellent catches of Tuna, and there has even been a good amount of Billfish releases!!
Sheepshead fishing around the bridges continues to be very productive. Anglers fishing from the Bonner Bridge Pier have been doing well on the outgoing tide. Some of the Inshore boats have been having success catching them on the pilings of the new Basnight Bridge, and even a few have begun to show up on the Manns Harbor Bridges.
Inshore anglers are still finding those Big Trout and Puppy Drum. We have even heard reports of a few Big Drum being caught around the inlet bottom fishing!
Aside from the excellent Puppy Drum fishing, Surf and Pier anglers have been having good catches of Sea Mullet, Bluefish, Sharks, and a few Spanish Mackerel.
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