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  1. Saltwater Fishing
    Does anyone have advice for good places to anchor and fish around Southport up to Snows Cut? It can be kind of treacherous out there in the currents and changing depths.
  2. Saltwater Fishing
    I have searched the forum for info on the Cape Fear River near Wilmington and the posts are kinda old and geared toward the colder months. I am looking for info on the Cape Fear from downtown Wilmington, NC to Southport, NC. I just got my first boat and looking for any tips on what is biting now...
  3. The Boating Forum
    Looking for opinions on what kind of boat to get...on a budget of course. I do mainly fresh water bass fishing but live a few miles from Southport and the Intracoastal Waterway. What kind of boat is good for both Saltwater/freshwater around here? I am thinking about a Carolina Skiff 16' or a...
  4. Meet and Greet
    I am new to the Forum and also a sponsor. My passion is the outdoors and fishing. My favorite type of fishing is Bass fishing in Sutton Lake and Town(Rices)Creek. I am also an avid scuba diver and Jeep Wrangler enthusiast. I look forward to getting to know people on the forum. I live in the...
  5. Saltwater Fishing
    Just moved to Leland, NC. Right off 133, Near Brunswick river park and Sturgeon creek. Just wanting to hear some fish reports about the area. Anything helps, Lures, Species, times, etc. I've been hearing that the salinity level is almost zero due to the rain in the past year, Kinda scares me! I...
  6. General Fishing Topics
    Ok I'll make this short and sweet. I've been fishing for all my life, just recently I've been chasing blue cats in northeast Cape Fear down in Burgaw NC. I've caught three small ones on shrimp. Want bigger ones. I know I need fresh shad or eel. I just want to know if anyone has had any success...
  7. General Fishing Topics
    I have fished most of my life and live doing it but I am BRAND NEW to fishing in NC for bass and catfish. I am used to fishing for trout, not bass or catfish. I have tried a few spots but didn't have any luck. I have fished around ft Bragg and even down at Locke and Dam 3. I have caught a couple...
  8. Fishing Clubs
    Hey does anyone know of any spots to fish the cape fear river from shore. not having a boat is really crippling but i've been out to Riverside sports center/Bait and Tackle off of 301 on Person St. and fished there a few times. A little luck but not any keepers. Now im wondering if there is any...
  9. General Fishing Topics
    Hey everyone i have had some poles for a while now but just moved to north carolina. I see the cape fear river and can imagine the catfish that come out of there. I dont know the techniques used or the bait or any tricks. i Need some good entrance spots to the river besides a hike through the...
  10. Freshwater Fishing
    me and my buddy are looking to try the cape fear river this weekend. we dont own a boat so we can only fish from shore. We go to ECU so we have been hittting the Tar River up this semester. Anywhere in Fayetteville to fish the Cape Fear river from shore? Thanx!
  11. Meet and Greet
    hey everyone... I'm in Castle Hayne down near Wilmington and have just gotten into fishing again after a long break away from it. We've been out on the Cape Fear River out of the Castle Hayne ramp a few times now, since last August when dad bought a bass boat. Fresh water fishing is a new...
  12. Freshwater Fishing
    I have been going to white lake nc for 28 years now and have never thought that I pass right over the cape fear river. I love to catfish and I was wondering if anyone out there could tell me the ins and outs of the river there at Elizabethtown... even the simple things like... put on the river...
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