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April 2017 Fishing Report

FISHING REPORT - 4/30/17
​April ends with a tint of BLUE!  Big Bluefish have been the theme this month throughout Hatteras Island and Ocracoke!  Sea Mullet are also being reported today in Rodanthe, Salvo, off the Avon Pier, Frisco and Hatteras!  Buxton reported having some Red Drum and Black Drum  caught as well!  

FISHING REPORT - 4/29/17
Can't say I hate to say it, but more of the same today! Still BIG Blues all up and down the beach! We weighed in several for the 4Plus Tournament as well as several Citation Size Sea Mullet! Beautiful weather to get out there!

Good Luck to all the 4Plus Anglers! We have all your fishing needs! Come see us! We open tomorrow at 6am!

FISHING REPORT - 4/28/17

More Big Bluefish today up and down Hatteras Island! Sea Mullet and Black Drum also reported in Rodanthe, Avon and Frisco! Cindy came and shared with us her citation Sea Mullet! Chris Dorsey shared his shark catch! Larry Hart brought in is 14lb Bluefish caught off Fresh Bunker! Fish being held by Cody and Cameron Bayne!

Thanks to all for sharing!!!

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FISHING REPORT - 4/27/2017
Here is today's fishing report summed up in one picture from Dr. Seuss. The bluefish are here and they are nice and fat. Stop by and see us for some fresh bunker, fresh shrimp or some stingsilvers and get out there and snatch them up.Image may contain: text

FISHING REPORT - 4/25/17
Weather Underground certainly did not predict today's weather very well. With intermittent heavy storms throughout the area today fishing was spotty for most of the morning! Luckily it cleared up this afternoon for several people to get out and catch more BIG Bluefish as well as some yearling and Puppy Drum! Still hearing of scattered Sea Mullet, Blowtoads and Drum out there as well!

As of now the weather forecast looks great for the next couple days! Fingers crossed that stays true!

Come see us....the coffee is always free!

FISHING REPORT - 4/24/17
Wind and rain on island slowed fishing down a great deal today with not a whole lot being caught. There were still several Bluefish reeled in as well as a few smaller Sea Mullet. Looks like by Mid-Day to Late tomorrow we should be back in action with clear skies, a nice SW wind and temps in the low to mid 70's! The remainder of the week looks amazing!

Fresh Shrimp, Bloodworms, Nightcrawlers all available as well as frozen Finger Mullet, Sand Fleas, Squid and even chicken necks for the

FISHING REPORT - 4/23/17
Unfortunately the wind is keeping most people inside and not out fishing. Those who have braved the sand blasting otherwise known as the Hatteras Island Natural Exfoliation, have reaped the benefits! Still getting great reports of BIG Bluefish being caught from Salvo all the way to Hatteras. Sea Mullet, Croaker and Blow Toads are all being reported as well!

Thanks to our friends for sharing this Bluefish catch of the day!

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Catawba County Boys with yet another Bluefish catch!

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EARLY MORNING FISHING REPORT - 4/20/17
Great photo of all the Sea Mullet (Whiting) caught by our friends from Catawba County, NC!
All caught on Fresh Shrimp from Frank & Fran's!

Thanks for sharing guys!

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FISHING REPORT - 4/21/17
As the weather warms up we're hearing and seeing lots of great catches and reports of LARGE Bluefish up and down the beaches! Citation size and larger! Also Sea Mullet, Puppy Drum, Blow Toads, skates and Sharks all still being reported!

We have Fresh Mullet, Shrimp, Bloodworms, Squid, etc! Come see us, we'll open tomorrow morning at 6am!

FISHING REPORT - 4/20/17
What a beautiful day here on the island. We are still hearing of lots of big blues being caught up and down the island. We have fresh mullet so stop by and see Tim and Stephanie in the morning and go out there and catch 'em up.

FISHING REPORT - 4/19/2017
Today's report, bluefish everywhere up and down the beach. We are also hearing of reports of croaker and sea mullet off the beach in Avon. They are being caught on mullet and shrimp. Thanks to Ronnie Williams for sharing this picture.

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FISHING REPORT - 4/15/17
LARGE Bluefish all over Hatteras Island today, thanks to Zack Vernon of Troutville, Va for sharing with us!

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Tomorrow, April 16th, Easter Sunday we will be open from 7am - until. The Easter Bunny will be delivering FRESH Mullet, come and see us!

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FISHING REPORT - 4/14/17
Another great day of fishing today. We heard of puppy drum, blue fish and sea mullet catches up and down the beach. Also, thete have been a couple of reports of spanish mackerel in the surf. We also heard of drum being caught in the sound.

It should be a great weekend so stop and see Stephanie and Emily in the morning and gear up from some great fishing. Don't forget to tune into Beach 104.1 in the morning to hear that Frank and Fran's fishing report on the Captain Marty show. We are usually on between 7:00 and 8:00.

Steve Crowder and John Ennius from Fincastle, VA with their awesome Bluefish catches today! Thanks for sharing!!

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FISHING REPORT - April 13th, 2017
Fishing is still going strong. Today we heard of sea mullet, blowtoad and drum catches. We also heard of some large hammerheads being pulled in near the Avon pier.
Check out this picture of a 10.1 pound bluefish that Mike McGill stopped in to share with us. Thanks for sharing with us Mike.

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FISHING REPORT - April 12th, 2017
Another great day of fishing! Rodanthe was seeing Speckled Trout, Sea Mullet and Blowtoads. Avon, Buxton and Frisco saw more Red Drum, Black Drum, Blues, Blowtoads, Sea Mullet and a few Speckled Trout! The point saw more Drum, Sharks and Skates as well as Sea Mullet and Blues!  As always we have fresh bait! See you soon!

Photo Courtesy of James McKinnon, Kendra McKinnon and Ryleigh McKinnon all of Smithsburg, Maryland and their catches of Red Drum and a beautiful Bluefish!

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FISHING REPORT - 4/10/17
Another day of amazing fishing up and down the beach. From Rodanthe to Hatteras we've heard of Black Drum, Red Drum, Sea Mullet, Bluefish, Blowtoads and even Trout!

In addition to the fishing report, we'd like to introduce the newest member of the F&F Family, Camryn Rose! Camryn's Papa, Elmer bought her a Lifetime Fishing License today!! Mom and Dad; Amanda and Brandon got Camryn her first F&F bib! Ginger and I were lucky enough to take a picture with her!  Also pictured is Camryn's dad with his catch and another catch shared by Ervin Gaskins!

We have LOTS of FRESH Mullet and Bunker, come see us!!

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FISHING REPORT - 4/9/17
Red Drum, Black Drum, Blowtoads....Oh My! And Blues and Sea Mullet and Sharks!!!  Great Fishing Today!! Bites on Fresh Shrimp, Frozen Finger Mullet, Bloodworms and Fish Bites! The fish are out there and biting!! It's gonna be a great week! Come by and see us!

Photos from Angie and Ervin Gaskins of Salvo! Thanks for sharing!

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FISHING REPORT - 4/9/17
The Bite Is On!! 
Get out there! Some great pictures to share! 
Austin Dubois from Virginia Beach, VA caught the two pictures on the end and Mike Siebert from Oakdale, MN caught the first two!

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FISHING REPORT - April 6th, 2017
The day started out rough with HEAVY RAIN that finally subsided to sunny sky's and HEAVY Winds. Those who went out and roughed the weather caught some Blues, Puppy Drum, Blowtoads and this AWESOME catch by Dan and William Blair!

Thanks for sharing with us!

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FISHING REPORT - April 3rd, 2017
Thanks to our customers we have some great photos for today's fishing report! Matthew Tye, 9 years old from Powhatan, Va literally reeled in the first crab we've seen of the season!  Last night, at a secret local fishing spot, Adam Gholslon has some great catches! 53" and 47" Red Drum!  In addition to these, we continue to hear about Blowtoads, Blues, Sea Mullet and Sharks!

Right now we have you covered with FRESH Bunker, FRESH Mullet, FRESH Shrimp, Bloodworms and Night Crawlers along with frozen squid and chicken necks!

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