Originally Posted by SmilingSam
I decided to make the trip and try to catch a big drum. Somewhat inexperienced with that fishing, I private messaged two members with hopes they would share some information. Both replied and to a great extent were consistent with what I wanted to know. YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE, THANKS TO YOU below is what I caught the first day. 47" nice 'un near the mouth of the Pamlico River (south side). SmilingSam
Originally Posted by ice cream man
Hooked 6 Reds, we landed 3. My biggest of this year 32".
6 Blues all around 5#ers.
2 keeper Trout.
2 Jacks & 1 Ladyfish.
We must have had at least 15 more blow ups.
Had some hook break while fighting a big Red.
We lost 2 topwaters, one came floating back after an hour.
All on topwater, all in one spot, all in a few feet of water with Porpoises swimming
Originally Posted by stratos294
Went the past two Sundays and wore out the Old Drum Last Sunday we caught 15 and this Sunday we caught 21 and lost several more. Fished 6 hours the first day and 4 hours this past Sunday.
If we could have kept bait in the water longer, we could have caught more. Pretty chaotic for two people. Here are a few photos,
Originally Posted by crabman00
My son and I made our annual pilgrimage to target old drum. Days were cut short by wind and t-storms, but any day fishing with my son is a good one. We even managed to get a few drum to the boat in between feeding the bait stealers and rays.
Originally Posted by Curtis Pelt
After getting run off the water by a thunder storm thursday me and my nephew jordan decided we would make a run to swanquarter this morning . Weather was nice til about 1 pm when a dark cloud appeared and everybody headed for the ramp including the wildlife officer . We caught 23 flounder and a few nice size croaker including this nice 21 inch fat doormat and jordans nice croaker . Most caught on 4 inch gulp shrimp