There are a few blue fin and yellow fin tuna being caught. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441-6301, www.oregon-inlet.com.
Some puppies are being caught north of the point, A 51-inch drum was also caught Wednesday morning. It has been hit or miss in regards to the sea mullets. Contact: Red Drum Tackle 252-995-5414, www.hatteras-island.com; offshore news, Oden’s Dock 252-986-2555, www.odensdock.com; or www.hatterasharbor.com.
Cape Lookout/Bogue Inlet
The fishing is not looking good at all, we are currently in the winter doldrums. Contact: EJW Outdoors 252-247-4725; Portside Marina 252-726-7678; www.ncoif.com.
Trout and pufferfish are being caught on the surf and the piers. On the soundside, there have been some red drum, black drum, and trout. No report of any fish in the north stream. Contact: East Coast Discount Tackle 910-328-1887, www.eastcoastsports.com.
Wilmington/ Wrightsville Beach
Offshore you’ll find some wahoos, black fin, and king fish. In shore there are strikers, drum fish and trout being caught, as well as some whiting off the surf. Contact: Tex’s Tackle 910-791-1763, www.texstackle.com.
You can find wahoos off shore, and pufferfish in the surf and off the pier. There are still some trout being caught in the backwaters and creeks. Contact: Dutchman Creek Bait & Tackle 910-457-1221; www.yeahrightcharters.com; or www.oifishingcenter.com.
Fishing is slow overall because of the cold water. However there are crappies about 15 feet to 20 feet deep biting minnows, and bass about 15 feet deep biting jig and Alabama rig. The catfish are doing fair, they are biting cut bait and jerkbait. Water level: normal 251.5. Contact Outhouse Tackle Company 919-847-1222.; www.outhousetackle.com.
There has not been any fishing going on right now for the reason that it is very rainy and windy. Water level: normal 216. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101; Crosswinds Marina 919-387-7011.
There are crappies up the creeks biting minnows. There are also stripers and catfish being caught. Bass are also seen biting jerkbait and jig on the lower end. Water level: 295.5. Contact: Bobcat’s Bait & Tackle 434-374-8381; www.kerrlake.com.
No report available.
Shearon Harris Lake
There are some crappies biting 20 feet to 25 feet deep on minnows. No report on any bass. Contact: The Tackle Box 919-557-8255; www.wmi.org.