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The reports of large schools of spots near the beaches this week-end brought cheers from the the pier crowd. The much anticipated arrival of the Spot has materilized on the ocean side. The sound side should see schools of spots invade the inshore waters very soon as well.

Around these parts, the Spot is held in high regard and is a favorite of many locals. In fact Hamsptead has an annual Spot Festival to celebrate the fishes annual pilgramage to the area. This year it is Sept. 22 - 24th.

Reports from the three piers on Topsail Island indicate that at times durin g the past few days, the spot bite was strong enough to fill the coolers of a number of anglers. At times they were even being caught two at a time.

So if you like spots, grab a pole and GO FISH!
 

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Barring a storm, you should have great fishing next week, phoneman. Spots and Pompano will still be here. If there are sand fleas in sand, I recomend you use those for the Pompano as they love them and if they are around they will eat them before anything else. For the spots, blood worms or Fish Bites work well. Shrimp is always a stand by for either.

There is a nice article on this site for Pompano that you might want to read, http://www.ncangler.com/forums/showthread.php?t=794

Also stop in East Coast Sports in Surf City on the right before the light after you cross the bridge, Chris or Doug will have the latest info on what is biting.
 
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