Offshore, yellowfin tuna, blackfin tuna, wahoo and dolphin can be caught. Inshore, striper can be caught. Contact: Oregon Inlet Fishing Center 252-441-6301, www.oregon-inlet.com.
Cape Lookout/Bogue Inlet
Speckled trout, sea mullet, bluefish, black sea bass, triggerfish, porgies, grunts, amberjack and grouper are being caught. Contact: EJW Outdoors 252-247-4725; Portside Marina 252-726-7678; www.ncoif.com.
Off the piers and in the surf, spots, red drum, black drum, bluefish, sea mullet and speckled trout can be caught. In the sound, flounder, trout, red and black drum and spots can be caught. Offshore, grouper, king mackeral and wahoo can be caught. Contact: East Coast Discount Tackle 910-328-1887, www.eastcoastsports.com.
Wilmington/ Wrightsville Beach
In the gulf stream, blackfin tuna, wahoo, sailfish, white marlin, yellowfin tuna and bluefin tuna can be found. Bottom fishing includes grouper, pompano, triggerfish and sea bass. Closer to shore, king mackeral and false albacore can be found. Fifteen miles out, gag grouper, black sea bass, triggerfish and grunts can be found. In the surf, sea mullet, pompano, speckled trout, red and black drum, skates and toad fish can be found. Inshore, red drum, speckled trout, bluefish, flounder, sheepshead and black drum can be found. Contact: Tex’s Tackle 910-791-1763, www.texstackle.com.
Offshore fishing includes bluefin tuna. Near shore, trout, red drum and flounder are being caught. Text starts here. Contact: Dutchman Creek Bait & Tackle 910-457-1221; www.yeahrightcharters.com; or www.oifishingcenter.com.
Crappie can be caught at 8-15 feet on minnows near brush and bridge pilings. Bass are concentrated around rocks. 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.
No report available. Water level: normal 216, full pool 240. Contact: Wilsonville General Store 919-362-7101; Crosswinds Marina 919-387-7011.
Crappie can be caught in the back end of the creek on brush piles. Striper and catfish can be caught early mornings and evenings. 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.
(For water levels go to http://epec.saw.usace.army.mil/)