Offshore, yellowfin tuna, blackfin tuna and wahoo can be caught. Near shore and inshore, striped bass can be caught. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441-6301, www.oregon-inlet.com.
Specked trout, bluefish, puppy drum, sea mullet, blow toad, flounder and striper 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.
Cape Lookout/Bogue Inlet
Bluefin tuna can be found by the sea buoys. The Japanese market for tuna is improving. Inshore, sea mullet can be found. Contact: EJW Outdoors 252-247-4725; Portside Marina 252-726-7678; www.ncoif.com.
Off the pier and in the surf, sea mullet, black drum, red drum and speckled trout can be caught. Backside, red drum and speckled trout can be caught. Offshore, grouper, red snapper and grunts can be caught. Gulf shore, bluefin tuna and wahoo can be caught. Contact: East Coast Discount Tackle 910-328-1887, www.eastcoastsports.com.
Wilmington/ Wrightsville Beach
In the surf, red drum, black drum and Virginia mullet are being caught. Bluefish are being caught on the beach. Speckled trout are also being caught. Offshore, king mackeral and grouper are being caught. Contact: Tex’s Tackle 910-791-1763, www.texstackle.com.
Crappie can be caught at 8-15 feet on minnows near brush and bridge pilings. Bass are scattered but are catching well. White bass are schooling and moving toward the creeks. Largemouth bass can be caught with Alabama rigs, spinner bait, jigs, crank baits and shads. Water level: normal 251.5, Wednesday 251.62, full pool 264.8. Contact Outhouse Tackle Company 919-847-1222.; www.outhousetackle.com.
Crappie can be found. Water level: normal 216, Wednesday 216.1, full pool 240. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101; Crosswinds Marina 919-387-7011.
Striper are biting on shads in grass and mouth of roads and creeks. Crappie are trolling in deep brush piles. Bass can be caught with jigs. Water level: normal 300, Wednesday 298, full pool 320. Contact: Bobcat’s Bait & Tackle 434-374-8381; www.kerrlake.com.
No report available.
Shearon Harris Lake
No report available. Contact: The Tackle Box 919-557-8255; www.wmi.org.