No fishing report. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441-6301, www.oregon-inlet.com.
Puppy drum have been spotted on the jetties. Bluefish are biting off Frisco Pier. Forty-inch big drum have also been caught off Avon Pier. Spot, bluefish and sea mullet are biting in the northern area of the pier. Contact: Red Drum Tackle 252-995-5414, www.hatteras-island.com; offshore news, Odens Dock 252-986-2555, www.odensdock.com; or www.hatterasharbor.com.
Cape Lookout/Bogue Inlet
No report. Contact: EJW Outdoors 252-247-4725; Portside Marina 252-726-7678; www.ncoif.com.
Bluefish and spanish mackerel are biting off the pier and in the surf. Spot, Virginia mullet and flounder have been caught in the area. Contact: East Coast Discount Tackle 910-328-1887, www.eastcoastsports.com.
Wilmington/ Wrightsville Beach
No report. Contact: Texs Tackle 910-791-1763, www.texstackle.com.
Bass are starting to move as the lake is turning due to seasonal changes, hitting on spinnerbaits around shallow woods. Theyre also being caught on jigs and crank baits. Crappie are on the steeper shoreline 8-10 feet down. Theyre hitting minnows. White bass are north of New Life Creek. Catfish are biting large minnows, night crawlers and chicken livers. Water level: normal 251.5, Wednesday 250.68, full pool 264.8. Contact: Outhouse Tackle 919-217-0085; www.wmi.org.
No report. Water level: normal 216, full pool 240. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101; Crosswinds Marina 919-362-5391.
Crappie have been found over structure and brush. Bass fishing has been tough in the area. Water level: normal 300, Wednesday 300, full pool 320. Contact: Bobcats Bait & Tackle 434-374-8381; www.kerrlake.com.
No report. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101.
Shearon Harris Lake
No report. Contact: The Tackle Box 919-557-8255; www.wmi.org.
(For water levels go to http://epec.saw.usace.army.mil/)