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  • Seahawk Inshore Fishing Report 06/18/2016 - Posted to Seahawk Charters Fishing Report by Gillwetter Press
  • Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Cobia, Black Drum, Sheephead,, Spanish Mackerel. They are all here and roaming the inshore, nearshore, and backwaters of the lower Cape Fear. We are have some fun fishing here in Southeastern N.C.and the weather has been great. These fishing opportunities will continue for the rest of the summer. Redfish are schooled up on the flats and scattered in the creeks and hitting live baits, topwater plugs, Gulp Shrimp and other soft plastics. We are catching a few flounder on live menhaden and Gulp Baits. Speckled Trout are hitting a variety of artificials.. (Read More)

  • Fishing Report Gulf Stream 6-11-2016 - Posted to LiveLine Charters Fishing Report by Gillwetter Press
  • I had Frank, John, Brian, Matt and Quinten for a gulf stream trip. The weather and ride out was beautiful and we started in around 120 feet looking for some scamps but no current and only a couple shorts. Started running off shore and found a current line with some life and decided to troll. It didn't take long when the short rigger started screaming and Quinten landed a nice 22 lb wahoo. We had great action on decent mahi gaffers for a couple hours. Then we moved to some ledges to start jigging and fishing with bait. The.. (Read More)

  • Pre-Ana and Post-Ana Report - Posted to Rod-Man Fishing Report by Capt. Rick Bennett
  • Hi Folks, Windy and turbulent seas with rain showers mixed in for variety are the order of this weekend and possibly a little beyond. Prior to the storm we were catching a variety of fishes. It may take a week or two for things to calm down. Current water temps are ranging from the high 60’s to the low 70’s. INSHORE: Red drum, black drum and a few smaller flounder have been biting. Best baits have been live bait if you can find it, or fresh cut bait. For me the best tide has been the falling. NEAR SHORE: Bluefish, small to.. (Read More)

  • Turkey Season - Posted to Cape Fear Guide Fishing Report by Capt. Mike Dennis
  • [caption id="attachment_76" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Successful Hunt"][/caption] Turkey season is still open in the Cape Fear Region of North Carolina yesterday Capt.Mike had an exciting day of turkey hunting with David Franklin. Morning started out in the blind before first light,with 3 birds gobbling shortly after sunrise,made number of calls with little response back,then it was just a waiting game we knew the birds were visiting the field on a regular basis. I was so sleepy,it was all I could do to stay awake,when David nudge me saying turkey coming into the decoys,game on the.. (Read More)

  • CarolinaExplorer 10-3 fishing report: Red drum, black drum, trout, flounder, spanish mackerel, sharks, and various others are biting. Fall fishing is here, lets go! - Posted to Carolina Explorer Charters Fishing Report by Capt. Robert Schoonmaker
  • Hello everyone, Inshore we have been catching lots of red drum. Casting around the grass banks and oyster beds has been producing the best action. We can use live bait or lures, depending on your skill level. The trout are showing up, we have been catching them on jigs, mirro-lure, and live mullet. The flounder bit is still going on, live mullet on a carolina rig has been the deal. Fall fishing is in full swing. Now is the time to plan you Oct. and Nov. fishing trips. Give me a call at 910-264-1807. A long the coast the big spanish mackerel,.. (Read More)

  • ProFishNC Charters Spring Fishing Update 3/27/2014 (Fishing Wilmington, Topsail, Carolina & Wrigthsville Beach) - Posted to ProFishNC Charters Fishing Reports by Capt. Trev
  • ProFishNC Charters Spring Fishing Update 3/27/2014 Well, currently it remains COLD here in SE NC (as I am writing this report its is in the 30's); however, that will change in the next week with a steady forecast of 70’s coming. Our water temperatures here in Wilmington, Topsail, Figure Eight, Carolina & Wrightsville Beach are still hovering in the low 50’s but that’s not stopping us from finding the fish. Lets start with our Topsail Beach Fishing Charters Report: The water is still cold and the fish are still lethargic; however, there are Red Drum holding off the.. (Read More)

  • Affordable Charters Fishing Report 6-17-13 - Posted to Affordable Charters Fishing Report by Gillwetter Press
  • In the waterways, bays, and river catching red and black drum, some speckled trout, flounder, small cobia, bluefish, whiting, black bass, pigfish, croakers, stingrays, & sharks. In the surf catching some flounder, red and black drum, bluefish, whiting, croakers, stingrays, and sharks. On the piers catching a few Spanish mackerel, bluefish, some flounder, whiting, croakers, pigfish, sharks, and stingrays. If anyone has fishing pictures they would like to share please email them to captaincarty@bellsouth.net. Keep fishing and stay safe. Captain John Carty Affordable Charters 910-616-3957 Zach Davis caught lots of fish.. (Read More)

  • Wrightsville Beach, NC April Inshore Fishing Report/Forecast - Posted to Captain Jot Owens Fishing Report by Gillwetter Press
  • April is here; finally some warmer weather, better fishing and the list of fish species starts to really grow the month of April!  Now I’ll tell you that there is some very good day’s weather wise in April around Wrightsville Beach, but the wind can really blow sometimes during April.  With this said you need to pick your days of fishing and be ready to move your days around sometimes.  Fishing during April can be very good around Wrightsville Beach; here are some of the species I.. (Read More)

  • Carolina Beach and Wrightsville Beach Fishing Report - 10/4/12 - Posted to Charlie's Charters Fishing Report by Capt. Charles
  • Fall fishing is here, still catching some really nice flounder, speckled trout, grey trout, and red fish.  Right off shore we are still catching some nice spanish mackerel.  The near by reefs are also producing good size flounder, trout and sharks.  The water temp is down and the fishing is getting better every day.  To get in on the fall action give me a call! Capt Charles Powell Charlie’s Charters 910-279-0966 (Read More)

  • Winner of the 2012 East Coast Got-Em-On King Mackerel Classic - Posted to Stress Reelief Charters Fishing Reports by Capt. Fred Holland
  • Here’s a short video from the winner of the 2012 East Coast Got-Em-On King Mackerel Classic. .. (Read More)

  • Hey Flounder Fishermen & Women - Posted to Capt. John's Fishing Reports by Capt. John Pagenstecher
  • The fishing is still a little up and down but it is getting much better. This past week the Flounder have become much more consistent, producing about 4 or 5 per trip. Early in the week Melissa Pahel and Kevin Kindred went out fishing and picked up nice Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder… A “Cape Fear Slam” Melissa Pahel and her 20″ Speckled Trout Kevin Kindred showing off his 24″ Redfish  On Tuesday the Organ family Naperville, Ill. went out and caught 5.. (Read More)

  • lots & lots of mahi, wahoo, ect. 31 trolling fish - Posted to Largetime Charters Fishing Reports by Gillwetter Press
  • Moe and his group from Charlotte N.C. lots & lots of mahi, wahoo, ect.. 31 trolling fish. Captain Mike Britt Large Time Fishing Charters www.largetime.com Telephone (910) 458-3362 Toll free 1-800-582-5524 .. (Read More)

  • wrightsville beach/topsail beach fishing charters - Posted to Corona Daze Fishing Reports by Capt. Mike Hoffman
  • wrightsville beach fishing charters  Captain mike 910-619-8509  The last few days of fishing have been great, lots of reds moving up on the flats and oyster bars to sun and feed.Soft plastics, jerkbaits and swimbaits have been my choice .There is lots of winter moss still left on the bottom which makes anything heavy impossible to fish.The rain has set in today but the trout have started moving to the creek mouths which makes them easy to see and easy to catch.With the weather breaking  this weekend, it should be the time to hit the water! (Read More)

  • Reaction Charters inshore near shore fishing report - Posted to Reaction Fishing Charters by Capt. Mark Armstrong
  • With the fluctuations in the weather lately, the fishing has been just as unpredictable. We have had several days with outstanding numbers of redfish and have had some slow days also. With the warm weather creeping back the redfish bite will become more consistent. The flounder and trout will also be showing up in good numbers soon. Several flounder have already been caught and we had a 14” speckled trout last week! The redfish have been schooled up in large schools throughout the day but as the water heats up they will start to.. (Read More)

  • Liveline Charters 2009 - Mahi! - Posted to LiveLine Fishing Videos by Gillwetter Press
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  • Early Spring Puppy Drum Fishing w/Captain Rick Bennett - Posted to Rod-Man Fishing Videos by Gillwetter Press
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  • 1000 Pound Hammerhead “Chew On This” “Hammer Time” - Posted to Gillwetter Fishing Videos by Gillwetter Press
  • [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/pyt4D3CY2GI" width="425" height="344" allowfullscreen="true" fvars="fs=1" /] Couldn't resist this one folks... "Chew On This" 1,000 pound Hammerhead landed by Captain Ben Chancey and by current All Tackle Hammerhead World Record Holder Captain Bucky Dennis. .. (Read More)

  • Shark and Spainsh Bite - Posted to Wilmington Fishing Charters by Capt. Richard Edwards
  • Capt Grady had a good weekend of Fishing.  This was a half day trip not far off the beach and this group had a blast.  Plenty of sharks and Spanish Mackerel to catch.  Grady also reported the king mackerel, dolphin and sailfish bite is still pretty good.  They fished off shore Sunday and did pretty good on the school kings and caught one sail and a few dolphin.  If you are thinking of.. (Read More)

  • Gulf Stream Fishing In March…… - Posted to Captain Alex Humphrey by Gillwetter Press
  • Awww….the sound of multiple reels screaming as each rod doubles over when your bait spread is suddenly ambushed by a school of Yellowfin Tuna……or how bout a monster Wahoo skyrocketing on an outrigger bait and burning 300yds of line off of a 50 wide……better yet, the beautiful yellow, green, and blue colors of a Mahi-Mahi as it jumps to free itself from the end of your line….. That’s Holden Beach Gulf Stream Fishing at its finest aboard the Gamefisher III, a tournament rigged Ocean Master 31. Gulf Stream fishing out of Holden Beach, NC reaches its peak mid March thru.. (Read More)

  • WE WILL BE WEAR THE FISH ARE!!! - Posted to Sharky’s Bait-Tackle-Charters Fishing Report by Sharky's Staff
  •   Well it is time to start talking about winter time striper trips.  As most of you know, the striper fishing out of Oregon Inlet over the past two winters has not been up to par.  There were some fish around, but nothing like it used to be.  The main body of fish have been staying off Virginia Beach due to the unusually warm winters we have had.  With this in mind we have decided to have a boat.. (Read More)

  • Young Carolina Beach Angler Verses Blue Fish - Posted to Cape Fear Guide Videos by Gillwetter Press
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  • Tailing Redfish - Posted to Seahawk Fishing Videos by Gillwetter Press
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  • Cape Fear Fishing, Blue Fish Fun = Big Fish Fun! - Posted to Reel-Adventure Fishing Videos by Gillwetter Press
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  • Captain Matt Wirt Fly Tying The Epoxy Fly - Posted to NC Fly Fishing by Gillwetter Press
  •   The Epoxy Fly tied by Capt. Matt Wirt. Ingredient list: Hook: Mustad 3407 DT #2 to 1/0 Body: White and Olive Slinky Fiber with Silver Flash & Woven Pearl Tubing. (5 minute epoxy the body of the fly and add stick on eyes if you like) Click below to view the video! [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/eAJqwCJ3Flw" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] .. (Read More)



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