We've checked in with the fishing experts around the Cape Fear region to get the latest on what's biting. Here's your on the go fishing report for the weekend of April 16-17.
Inshore, a lot of red fish are being caught by using "gulp alive" shrimp and minnows, live mud minnows and shrimp.
Red drum are being caught around the docks in the waterway and oyster rocks in the sounds.
However, remember red fish caught must be in the 18 to 27 inch range and you can only keep one per day.
The Carolina Explorer is reporting that a few black drum are also being caught on shrimp while some small whiting are hitting on shrimp around the mouth of the Cape Fear River.
Just off the beach, whiting and gray trout are biting around the rocks and inlets.
Offshore, a few blue fin tuna are biting in the 10 to 15 mile range.
Join us on Carolina in the Morning each Thursday in the 6am hour for your latest fishing update. And if you have success with our report or the fish and game forecast in catching "the big one" -- share a picture with us by emailing or texting it to email@example.com.
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