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New River Inlet Fishing



Top New River Inlet Fishing Spots

  1. AR 342 - BOGUE INLET
    3/20/2011 12:48:13 AM - 34.6046666666667 -77.035


  2. WELDON HALL WRECK
    3/20/2011 12:48:31 AM - Weldon Hall wreck is located in approximately 78' of water.


  3. Lee Baysden Pond
    5/11/2011 7:44:36 PM - Lee Baysden Pond 34.8288, -77.6678


  4. AR 355 - NEW RIVER REEF
    3/20/2011 12:48:21 AM - 34.352 -77.334


  5. 10 Mile Rock
    3/20/2011 12:34:42 AM - King Mackerel on the troll. Black Seabass on bottom. Also so Gag Groupers.


  6. AR-362
    5/21/2011 12:05:32 AM - AR-362


  7. AR-340
    5/21/2011 12:05:31 AM - Average Depth: 58' Buoy Location in GPS ddm: 34° 34.350' / 076° 58.300' LORAN Coordinates: 27162.4 / 39545.3 General Location: 129° M, 7.0 nm from the Bogue Inl


  8. Topsail Ledge
    3/20/2011 12:49:25 AM - 34.243381 -77.308897


  9. Patch East
    9/13/2016 9:33:33 PM - Live Bottom


  10. Divers Rock
    3/31/2017 9:37:12 PM - Area with live bottom.



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New River Inlet Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing New River Inlet, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 57.36% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 2958 Spotted Seatrout counted.

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  3. Northern Puffer

  4. Northern Puffer

    There is a 13.5% catch rate for Northern Puffer, based on 696 Northern Puffer counted.

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  5. Red Drum

  6. Red Drum

    There is a 7.64% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 394 Red Drum counted.

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  7. Black Sea Bass

  8. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 4.01% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 207 Black Sea Bass counted.

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  9. Black Drum

  10. Black Drum

    There is a 3.86% catch rate for Black Drum, based on 199 Black Drum counted.

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  11. Flounder

  12. Flounder

    There is a 2.62% catch rate for Flounder, based on 135 Flounder counted.

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  13. Atlantic Croaker

  14. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 2.35% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 121 Atlantic Croaker counted.

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  15. Pollock

  16. Pollock

    There is a 2.27% catch rate for Pollock, based on 117 Pollock counted.

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  17. Pinfish

  18. Pinfish

    There is a 1.65% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 85 Pinfish counted.

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  19. Gulf Kingfish

  20. Gulf Kingfish

    There is a 0.72% catch rate for Gulf Kingfish, based on 37 Gulf Kingfish counted.

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Recommendations above based on 41 species of fish and 5157 fish counted for December around New River Inlet.

To date, there are 147 species of fish and a total of 333841 fish counted for New River Inlet and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1904 (118 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 9:30:47 AM

*** 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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Latest New River Inlet Fishing Reports

  • Oct 2022 Speckled Trout Bite! Emerald Isle/ Swansboro/ Atlantic Beach
    10/23/2022 9:24:00 PM - Hi Folks! If you're looking for some excellent Late Fall/Winter fishing look no further!  Myself and my partner Capt. Mike have been wearing out the Speckled Trout along with


  • nc
    10/20/2022 3:13:23 AM - blue fish


  • May Fishing Forecast – Spanish Kings Cobia Redfish Trout Sheepshead and More!
    4/28/2020 6:27:45 PM - Folks May is just a couple days away and while we are catching sushi grade Bonito (little Tunas) Blues Grey Trout Seabass Redfish Speckled Trout and more between our inshore a


  • April 2020 Speckled Trout Bite!
    4/27/2020 8:58:34 PM - After an amazing 2019 Trout Season we’re finding excellent numbers of Speckled Trout this April 2020 and we should be seeing some great trout fishing this summer and fall.  We


  • April 2020 Fishing Report
    4/27/2020 8:22:33 PM -


  • NC Fishing - Emerald Isle Fishing Report Dec 2018
    1/2/2019 12:31:11 AM - Www.NCCharterfishing.com Hey Folks Dec has been an excellent month for us and our clients aboard Fish'n4Life Charters.  We've been catching excellent numbers of speckled trou


  • July Fishing Report
    7/28/2018 7:14:07 PM - July has been phenomenal aboard both Fish’n4life and Taylor’Made Charters. We’ve had one of the best King mackerel seasons in over 10 years and it will last thru september! To


  • Emerald isle Fishing Swansboro Fishing Report
    5/17/2018 2:26:05 PM - We had another amazing morning targeting Spanish Mackerel Bonito Flounder and Sea Bass.  The weather has been excellent amd so has the inshore amd nearshore fishing.  Give us


  • May 20 – May 26
    5/17/2018 1:36:54 PM - Crystal Coast Fishing Report May 20 – May 26 Fishing has been HOT here along the Crystal Coast this week! Capt.’s Jeff Cronk and Mike Taylor have been successfully targeting B


  • May 13 – May 19
    5/17/2018 1:27:12 PM - Crystal Coast Fishing Forecast May 13 – May 19 Folks fishing is excellent right now here along the Crystal Coast and it’s going to get even better over the next few weeks.  We


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Top New River Inlet Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. East Coast Sports
    Topsail island fishing bait and tackle store

  2. Dudley's Marina Inc
    WE ARE HERE FOR ALL OF YOUR BAIT, TACKLE, AND BOATING NEEDS! We offer boat repairs, boat detailing, dry & wet slips, reel spooling, rod tip repair, fishing licenses, and free fishing advice!

  3. Reel Outdoors Inc
    Extensive selection of fishing tackle, bait, new rods & reels, rod and reel repair, line re-spooling, sportswear, boating supplies, fishing guides, and local information.

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Top New River Inlet Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Fish'N 4 Life Charters
    Capt. Jeff Cronk has been professionaly fishing the waters along the Crystal Coast of NC for over 25 years. He offers inshore and nearshore fishing trips in the Emerald Isle, Morehead City, and Swansboro area of NC. Check out his website at www.ncc

  2. See Ya Outdoors!
    The Crystal Coast of North Carolina is home to a variety of recreational fishing opportunities. We are uniquely positioned to experience catching inshore species such as speckled trout, red drum and flounder, in the sounds and nearshore. Once you mo

  3. Teezher Charters
    Specializing in Light Tackle Live Bait Fishing-Gulf Stream-Bottom Fishing for Kings, Spanish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Amberjack, Sailfish, Marlin, Wahoo, Tuna, Grouper, and Snapper

  4. Nancy Lee Fishing Charters
    The Nancy Lee fishing fleet is docked at the Nancy Lee Fishing Center which is located "between the bridges" on Highway 24 just after you pass Capt Charlies Restaurant in Swansboro, NC heading towards Morehead City.

  5. Droppin' Skirts Charters
    We provide fishing guide, inshore, nearshore and offshore charters as well as custom charters.

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Top New River Inlet Marinas

  1. Dudley's Marina Inc
    WE ARE HERE FOR ALL OF YOUR BAIT, TACKLE, AND BOATING NEEDS! We offer boat repairs, boat detailing, dry & wet slips, reel spooling, rod tip repair, fishing licenses, and free fishing advice!

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