Originally Posted by whitey
This is that time of the year when big changes go down. As the seasons shift, fish are on the move and they can be hard to locate at times. It can be epic, or it can be downright frustrating. I have managed to find a decent mixed bag in most areas. Nothing huge, but the good news is that more fish are starting to show everywhere, from the lower Neuse to the ICW.
Originally Posted by j.edwards
We decided to try our luck yesterday even with the hard winds and raised water levels. Put in just east of Washington right at 7 AM. We were greeted with some fair chop as we headed out. Spent about 2 hours on our first creek with no luck and then started heading back towards the boat ramp. Noticed the north side of the river closest to the bank wasn't as choppy so decided to hit the stump fields. Made it about
Originally Posted by danno2301
Sooooo......since we FINALLY had a break in the weather, I headed out this evening for an hour of catching (not fishing for a change) before dark. Was on the water at 615pm. Fished for about 30 minutes with no takers. Was throwing mr17 and a mirro top water I just bought. Was working the shoreline with the mr17 and noticed a huge swirl by my lure, twice....so I paused my retrieve.......then WHAM.......FISH ON!!
Originally Posted by lunkerbandit
First time going for the old drum at Oriental, NC. 5 minutes after anchor the sisters hit a double to start the adventure. First landed was 49 inch female monster, second one in the boat (12 year old had a little help with the rod to fight this beast but did all the reeling herself!) was a 45 inch male. Mom came out on top with the 50 inch trophy of the morning. The 12 year old got a bonus of landing a tagger, so
Originally Posted by rollcast
Went out with Captain Dave yesterday and found this old girl swimming around. Can't wait until next year to get another!
If you want to catch some Old Drum, you won't find better than Captain Dave Stewart at Knee Deep Charters/ Minnesott Bait and Tackle!