Originally Posted by whitey
I love fishing the river, but when the ICW creeks start popping off, I won't be found anywhere else. Nothing fries up like a 2-4 pound speck from the crystal clear waters of the salt marsh. "Beach fish" (per joe the plumber) can be a bit finicky and very tide-oriented, but this is where I first learned how to trout fish. One thing to keep in mind, any coastal creek loaded with bait in January
Originally Posted by basswrangler
Swampin' and myself went down to the greater New Bern area to do some trout and striper fishing, and boy you would think it was cold or something because we didn't see a single boat all day!
We got on the water later than intended (9:30) in the trusty canoe, with a powerful wind that pestered us from the NW with gusts up to 30 mph. First target was keeper trouts at a Neuse tributary near Oriental. We
Originally Posted by AHODGES21
JustAddWater is trying to convert me to becoming more of a Red drum fisherman and I'm trying to convert him into being more of a trout fisherman. Saturday we started out looking for trout in the river and to say it was poor would be a serious understatement. After a morning of no action and no good reports from others we decided to make a move toward the salt. We loaded the boat and headed for Shellrock Landing. Again
Originally Posted by Snoike
Happy 2016 fellow anglers. My ten-year old son and I decided to go fishing on Christmas Eve, despite the storm pushing from the southwest. While on water a thick fog bank rolled in, bringing the Red's with it.
The fog lasted about an hour. But before the fog lifted, we had already slammed 12 quality Reds. 7 slots, 2 overslots, and three shorties. One fish every cast.
My son is just deciding he likes
Originally Posted by j.edwards
Hit the south side of the Pamlico on Sunday morning looking for stripers. My normal fishing partner was down due to surgery so I coaxed the girlfriend into coming with me. We were greeted with a very thick fog so we crept to our first fishing spot. Beat a few banks with Spook Jrs and MR17s with nothing to show for the first few hours but a few misses. Did have something grab my MR17 and peel about 20 feet of drag