Offshore, white marlin, sailfish, bigeye tuna, dolphin, blackfin tuna, yellowfin tuna and wahoo can be caught. Near shore, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, albacore, wahoo and marlin can be caught. Inshore, albacore, Spanish mackerel, bluefish, sea mullet, spots, pinfish, sea bass, trout and pufferfish can be caught. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441-6301, www.oregon-inlet.com.
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Bluefish, Spanish mackerel, pompano and flounder are being caught. 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.
From the beach, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, pompano, sea mullet, flounder and drums can be found. Finger mullet is running. In the sound, Spanish mackerel, bluefish, big drum, puppy drum and founder can be found. Offshore, dolphin and wahoo 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
From the piers, bluefish, king mackerel, trout, pompano, croakers, sea mullet, sheepshead and Spanish mackerel can be caught. Offshore, wahoo and dolphin can be caught. Contact: EJW Outdoors 252-247-4725; Portside Marina 252-726-7678; www.ncoif.com.
On the south end, red drum, black drum, flounder and Spanish mackeral are being caught. In the surf, bluefish, flounder, Spanish mackerel, red drum, pompano, sea mullet and spots are being caught. In the sound, red drum, speckled trout, Spanish mackerel, pinfish and crabs are being caught. Offshore, grouper, grunts, snappers, king mackerel and triggerfish are being caught. In the Gulf stream, wahoo is being caught. Contact: East Coast Discount Tackle 910-328-1887, www.eastcoastsports.com.
Wilmington/ Wrightsville Beach
Offshore, wahoo, blackfin tuna, mahi mahi, triggerfish and king mackeral can be found. In the surf, spots, sea mullet, pompano, croaker, red drum and speckled trout can be found. Inshore, speckled trout, flounder, red drum, sheepshead and black drum can be found. Contact: Tex’s Tackle 910-791-1763, www.texstackle.com.
Offshore, black sea bass can be caught. Spanish mackeral, king mackeral, whiting and spots are coming in. In the backwater, red drum, black drum and flounder can be caught. Contact: Dutchman Creek Bait & Tackle 910-457-1221; www.yeahrightcharters.com; or www.oifishingcenter.com.
Fishing continues to be slow. Water level: normal 216, Wednesday 213, full pool 240. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101; Crosswinds Marina 919-387-7011.
Fishing is slow. Bass is being caught on topwater baits and crankbaits. Some stripers are trolling. Catfish is being caught wth cut bait and live bait. Crappie is being caught near brush piles on jigs. Water level: normal 300, Wednesday 297.5, full pool 320. Contact: Bobcat’s Bait & Tackle 434-374-8381; www.kerrlake.com.
No report available. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101.
Shearon Harris Lake
No report available. Contact: The Tackle Box 919-557-8255; www.wmi.org.
(For water levels go to http://epec.saw.usace.army.mil/)