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Cape Fear Fishing



Cape Fear Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Cape Fear, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluespotted Sunfish

  2. Bluespotted Sunfish

    There is a 48.31% catch rate for Bluespotted Sunfish, based on 172 Bluespotted Sunfish counted.

    Cape Fear Bluespotted Sunfish Counts Chart
    Bluespotted

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR BLUESPOTTED SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. Blueback Herring

  4. Blueback Herring

    There is a 7.87% catch rate for Blueback Herring, based on 28 Blueback Herring counted.

    Cape Fear Blueback Herring Counts Chart
    Blueback

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR BLUEBACK HERRING COUNTS CHART


  5. Redfin Pickerel

  6. Redfin Pickerel

    There is a 6.74% catch rate for Redfin Pickerel, based on 24 Redfin Pickerel counted.

    Cape Fear Redfin Pickerel Counts Chart
    Redfin

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR REDFIN PICKEREL COUNTS CHART


  7. Gizzard Shad

  8. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 5.06% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 18 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Cape Fear Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR GIZZARD SHAD COUNTS CHART


  9. Spotted Bass

  10. Spotted Bass

    There is a 4.49% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 16 Spotted Bass counted.

    Cape Fear Spotted Bass Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR SPOTTED BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Warmouth

  12. Warmouth

    There is a 4.21% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 15 Warmouth counted.

    Cape Fear Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR WARMOUTH COUNTS CHART


  13. Threadfin Shad

  14. Threadfin Shad

    There is a 2.81% catch rate for Threadfin Shad, based on 10 Threadfin Shad counted.

    Cape Fear Threadfin Shad Counts Chart
    Threadfin

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR THREADFIN SHAD COUNTS CHART


  15. Yellow Perch

  16. Yellow Perch

    There is a 2.25% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 8 Yellow Perch counted.

    Cape Fear Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR YELLOW PERCH COUNTS CHART


  17. Bluegill

  18. Bluegill

    There is a 1.97% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 7 Bluegill counted.

    Cape Fear Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  19. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

  20. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

    There is a 1.97% catch rate for Pumpkinseed Sunfish, based on 7 Pumpkinseed Sunfish counted.

    Cape Fear Pumpkinseed Sunfish Counts Chart
    Pumpkinseed

    ENLARGE CAPE FEAR PUMPKINSEED SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 23 species of fish and 356 fish counted for April around Cape Fear.

To date, there are 38 species of fish and a total of 8815 fish counted for Cape Fear and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (164 years).

Last Update: 4/14/2024 10:23:23 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Cape Fear are the following:

  1. Vegetation
    Vegetation


  2. Vegetation
    Vegetation


  3. W023
    W023


  4. Fallen Tree
    Fallen Tree


  5. W027
    W027


  6. W021
    W021


  7. W019
    W019


  8. W028
    W028


  9. Ledge
    Ledge


  10. W020
    W020


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