Daily Fishing Report

TW’s Bait & Tackle, Daily Fishing Report
Friday, August 18, 2017
Offshore from Oregon Inlet
Inshore from Oregon Inlet
Corolla to Nags Head Piers
Corolla to Nags Head Surf
Corolla to Nags Head Sound

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In Summary:


Surf Fishing Report:

Another gorgeous day. Sea Mullet and Bluefish scattered, overall slow.


The winds are S at 11 and the water temp is 72 degrees. Sunny, small swell, flat and clear Ocean, light winds.


Sound Fishing Report:

The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Trout, Stripers and Croaker.


Pier Fishing Report:
Avalon: Good Bluefish action early off the end, and a 32 ½ in Cobia, just missed it by 4 in.

Nags Head: Flounder and a Cobia on a gotcha, I have no details on that catch.

Jennette’s: Blues, Sand Perch, Sheepshead, Spot, Spadefish and small Cobia.

Outer Banks: Blues and a small Cobia.


Inshore Boats/nearshore Report:

Spanish and Bluefish nearshore. Salt Minded charters caught monster Drum late afternoon in good numbers. Flounder Trout and Stripers caught inshore.


Offshore Boats Report:
Today is the last day of the 34th Annual Billfish Tournament. A great day yesterday hooking 140 White Marlin, 12 Blue and 22 Sailfish. The charters had good catches of Yellowfin, some Big-eye and Dolphin.