Saltwater – With warm temperatures at hand, many anglers are feeling the itch to get out and target shallow areas for several species such as flounder and Croaker. The bite is still slow, mainly due to lower numbers of those that have actually been out. This week’s high temperatures could spark shallow movements and good reports. Meanwhile, the Tautog bite is red hot! Numerous large fish are being caught on ocean structures such as the Ches. Light Tower and Triangle Wrecks. Crab is becoming more available also. Targeting deep water … Read More »
Saltwater – Bluefin Tuna of notable sizes have been hitting the docks at Oregon-Inlet. Good sized Yellowfin Tuna are also being brought in. Many of the Bluefins are measuring 60-70 inches. Drum are being caught from the surf and inshore along the Carolina coast. Ocean structures are regularly producing Tautog. Togs in the 13-15lb range are not uncommon. Tilefish are a good option also, but release the Seabass that will bite while targeting the Tiles and Togs. Water temperatures at the bridge tunnel are approaching 50 degrees, so spring fishing … Read More »
Saltwater – Saltwater anglers are facing somewhat limited options right now. The Tautog bite is solid on ocean wrecks when weather conditions are favorable. Most any type of crab is best, if they are available. Clams also work well for Tog. Targeting Tilefish is another solid option. While deep dropping for Tiles, be prepared to tangle with Seabass and Dogfish. Some very nice Bluefin Tuna were caught this past week, but look for this bite to increase as we dive deeper into the month of March. Decent Yellowfin Tuna are … Read More »
Saltwater – As we’ve been reporting over the last month, Tautog fishing remains strong. Anglers that are able to find crab for bait are doing very well. Ocean wrecks are the best producers. Tilefish are willing biters also, but deeper water near the Canyon edges are the targeted areas. Along with Tilefish, Grouper, and Rosefish are being encountered as well as Seabass, but Seabass are out of season. A 220lb Bluefin Tuna was reported out of Oregon-Inlet on 2/20/16. The same charter returned with Yellowfin Tuna also.
Freshwater – With the … Read More »