Carolina Beach Fishing

Carolina Beach Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 2 - 6 PM on Monday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Carolina Beach, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Red Drum - 24% Catch Rate
  2. Summer Flounder - 15.67% Catch Rate
  3. Spotted Seatrout - 13.67% Catch Rate
  4. Bluefish - 10.33% Catch Rate
  5. King Mackerel - 7.67% Catch Rate
  6. Whiting - 5.67% Catch Rate

Recommedations above based on 221 local reports and 22 species of fish for October in Carolina Beach.

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Latest Carolina Beach Fishing Reports

Trolling For Spanish Mackerel Off Carolina Beach NC
5/21/2020 4:35:54 AM - Trolling for Spanish Mackerel off Carolina Beach NC is a lot of fun is does not require a long boat ride offshore for you can begin to fish as soon as you clear the inlet. Dat

Red Drum Biting Late July
5/1/2020 9:30:55 PM - Cape Fear Guide fishing the last week of July was really busy catching red drum in the slot size of 19″  – 21″ really hard fighting fish for their size. The speckled trout bit

Limited Out on Red Drum
5/1/2020 9:30:54 PM - Fished Saturday August 19th with Brian Kiser and his daughter turned out to be a descent bite for Red Drum caught the limit of reds released several more fish landed a keeper

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Top Carolina Beach Fishing Charters & Guides

Cape Fear Guide
Captain Mike Dennis came to the Cape Fear area to work for the E.I. Du Pont Company in 1974. He fell in love with the beauty of the crystal clear waters at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. and the abundance of grey tro

Carolina Explorer Fishing Charters
Inshore and Coastal light tackle fishing charters in Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington, and Southport. On our trips you can catch flounder, red drum, trout, sharks, spanish mackerel, king mackerel,

Charlies Fishing Charters
Learn to fish with live bait & artificial bait, great for beginners or experienced anglers. Learn to throw cast nets and catch bait or just go fishing.

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Top Carolina Beach Bait & Tackle Stores

Island True Value Tackle & Hardware
We are a True Value Hardware Store and a "Full Service Fishing Paradise."

Cape Fear Tackle
We are a Southeastern NC Fishing Tackle Outfitter based in the town of Southport, NC. Cape Fear Tackle will carry all the major brands in the fishing industry. Our major brands will be Shimano, Penn, Quantum an

Fort Fisher Trading Post

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Top Carolina Beach Marinas

Masonboro Boat Yard and Marina
Slip owners enjoy Yacht Club privileges and the new facility including: * Bath house * Laundromat * Club room

Bald Head Island Marina

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