Oregon Inlet is temporarily closed to boats with draft more than 2 feet, a report on Oregon Inlet Fishing Center said. The report told no reason, but another source said dredging was the reason. Prior to the closure, boats from the marina released “some good bluefin (tuna),” the report said, and bagged several yellowfin tuna on Wednesday. Three days previously, on that Sunday, several boats fished from the marina. They returned with a 125-pound bluefin, and some yellowfins that were scattered. They also landed “multiple albacore,” the report said. Visit Website.
The sea was angry, but boaters who toughed it out scored great offshore fishing, a report said on the website from The Roost Bait & Tackle from Teach’s Lair Marina. They whaled blackfin tuna, lots, and one boat docked a bluefin tuna that dressed heavier than 300 pounds. The year’s first mahi mahi were mustered up. Boaters who fished Pamlico Sound cleaned up on puppy drum, plenty. A few yearling drum were beached from the surf, but larger and more will appear, like they have been. The report previously said drum would go on a bite before a front, and they did. The fish chewed at Cape Point, until the wind made the surf unfishable on Thursday. “You can always count on the drum to hit right before the front … in both spring and fall,” the report said. Visit Website.