Captain Arlen's Fishing Reports & Blog

June 2010 Report

Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Lately out of Wrightsville Beach, NC the fishing has been very steady, both nearshore and offshore.  The king mackerel bite has been steady, with a few nice dolphin mixed in.  We have also been getting the occasional visit from a cobia!  Dead bait rigs with Blue Water Candy skirts adorned with cigar minnows have been the best bait when live bait is difficult to find.  Nearshore, the spanish mackerel and flounder fishing is picking up nicely.  There have been many spanish over 4 lbs. on the nearshore structures, and smaller live baits with very light wire have been key to fooling these fish.  We use lots of live chum to get them to the boat… sometimes it’s like National Geographic within an arm’s reach of the boat!..................... 

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