Offshore, yellowfin, wahoo, dolphin and blackfin can be found. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441-6301, www.oregon-inlet.com.
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Red drum are being caught inshore. Offshore, dolphin, blackfin and wahoo are biting. 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.
Puppy drum, blue fish and sea mullets are being caught by the beach. Offshore, wahoo and cobia can be found. Contact: Tradewinds Bait & Tackle 252-928-5491, www.fishtradewinds.com; Morris Marina 252-225-4261, www.portsmouthislandfishing.com.
Cape Lookout/Bogue Inlet
Offshore, yellowfin, blackfin, wahoo and dolphin are being hooked. Inshore, sea mullets, grey trout and red fish can be found. Contact: EJW Outdoors 252-247-4725; Portside Marina 252-726-7678; www.ncoif.com.
Speckled trout are being caught in the creeks and river. Sea mullet and puffers are being caught in the surf and by the piers. Wahoo are biting in the stream. Contact: East Coast Discount Tackle 910-328-1887, www.eastcoastsports.com.
Red drum are being caught in the creeks. Speckled trout can be found along the creek mouths. Black drum are biting near the docks and blue fish are showing up near the inlets. Contact: Tex’s Tackle 910-791-1763, www.texstackle.com.
Red fish are being caught in the backwaters. Blues and puffers can be found near the piers and king mackerel are biting near the tower. Contact: Dutchman Creek Bait & Tackle 910-457-1221; www.yeahrightcharters.com; or www.oifishingcenter.com.
Bass are biting at 2-10 feet and are being caught with spinner and jig baits. Crappie are biting at 2-5 feet and are being caught with minnows. Catfish are biting on large minnows and night crawlers at about 5-15 feet. White bass have moved on to the bridge. Water level: normal 251.5, Wednesday 252.76, full pool 264.8. Contact: Outhouse Tackle 919-217-0085; www.wmi.org.
Crappie are biting at 4-6 feet. Catfish can be found on the bottom. Water level: normal 216, Wednesday 218.66, full pool 240. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101; Crosswinds Marina 919-362-5391.
Bass, stripers and crappie are biting at depths of 1-6 feet and are being caught with soft plastics and Alabama rigs. Catfish are biting around the upper end of the lake. Water level: normal 300, Wednesday 301.90, full pool 320. Contact: Bobcat’s Bait & Tackle 434-374-8381; www.kerrlake.com.
Crappie are biting at 15 feet. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101.
Shearon Harris Lake
Bass are biting at 1-2 feet around the banks and are being caught with jerk baits. Crappie can be hooked at 10-15 feet with minnows and jig bait. Contact: The Tackle Box 919-557-8255; www.wmi.org.
(For water levels go to http://epec.saw.usace.army.mil/)