Jennette's Pier Fishing Report | Nags Head, NC 27959

Jennette's Pier Fishing Report

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Monday, May 20: BLUEFISH, BURRFISH and a small GRAY TROUT. Clear and sunny, wind SW 10-15 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 60 degrees. High tide 9:12 a.m. and 9:31 p.m. Low tide 3:14 p.m.

Saturday, May 18: Partly Cloudy and Warm this morning with an air temp 70 degrees and water temp 66 degrees. Winds SW 8 knots. AM Tides: High 7:40 and PM Tides: High 8:03, Low 1:47. Water is crystal clear.  Small surf this morning. Several people out fishing this morning. They are catching Blues, sm Croaker, sm Spot sm Gray Trout, Speckled Trout, Atlantic Mackerel and Spanish Mackerel.

Friday, May 17: Scattered BLUEFISH and BURRFISH with the first TRIGGERFISH of the season. Partly sunny, wind SSW 10-15 mph. Glassy with an occasional wave, water temp 66 degrees. High tide 6:53 a.m. and 7:16 p.m. Low tide 12:59 p.m. A nice Spanish mackerel was caught yesterday (pictured).

Thursday, May 16: An 18" COBIA was caught and quickly released just before 9:00 a.m. Otherwise, anglers are landing some BLUEFISH, BURRFISH, small FLOUNDER, SEAMULLET and a few SPANISH MACKEREL. Sunny, wind SW 10 mph. Glassy, long period swell, water temp 66 degrees. High tide 6:01 a.m. and 6:27 p.m. Low tide 12:11 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15: An angler landed a keeper FLOUNDER just before 3:00 p.m. A really nice BLACK DRUM was decked around lunchtime by Stowe Spratt of Monroe, NC. Some BLUEFISH, small FLOUNDER and BURRFISH were caught this morning. Sunny and cool, wind light E. Weak windswell, water temp 66 degrees. Low tide 11:21 a.m. High tide 5:35 p.m.

Tuesday, May 14: A good BLUEFISH bite with some SPANISH MACKEREL and a few nice-sized SEA MULLET. Partly cloudy and cooler, wind N 10 mph. Textured NE swell, water temp 62 degrees. Low tide 10:27 a.m. and 11:03 p.m. High tide 4:39 p.m.

Monday, May 13: NOON update - Anglers are decking some nice SEA MULLET, PUFFERS, BURRFISH, CROAKER, small FLOUNDER and some keeper SPECKLED TROUT. Some clouds and sun mixed in, wind N 5-10 mph. Jumbled NE swell, water temp 58 degrees on the inside and 60 degrees at the end. Low tide 9:29 a.m. and 9:59 p.m. High tide 3:38 p.m.

Saturday, May 11: Cloudy and Warm this morning with an air temp 71 degrees and water temp 60 degrees. Winds SW 7 knots. AM Tides: High 12:43, Low 7:26 and PM Tides: High 1:24, Low 7:36. Water is muddy.  Small surf this morning. A few people out fishing this morning. They are catching SEA MULLET, sm GRAY TROUT and sm SPOT.

Friday, May 10: Some nice looking SEA MULLET, small CROAKER, small SPANISH MACKEREL and a few BLUEFISH today. A mix of clouds and sun, wind S 15-20 mph. Swell is still hanging in there, water temp 66 degrees. Low tide 6:27 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. High tide 12:22 p.m.

Thursday, May 9: A steady SEA MULLET bite with some scattered BLUEFISH, SPANISH MACKEREL, GRAY TROUT, PINFISH. This afternoon things have slowed with mostly BURRFISH. Sunny and pleasant, wind E 5-10 mph. Still a nice groundswell rolling in, water temp 65 degrees on the bottom and 68 degrees at the surface. High tide 11:24 a.m. and 11:46 p.m. Low tide 5:29 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8: Scattered BLUEFISH and a few PUFFERS. A 30" COBIA was released around noon. That's the first of the year. Small GRAY TROUT in the afternoon. Sunny and warm, wind light SE. Beautiful, clean, green NE swell, water temp up to 66 degrees. High tide 10:33 a.m. and 10:52 p.m. Low tide 4:36 p.m.

Tuesday, May 7: A strong BLUEFISH bite early has faded a bit. A 23" SPANISH MACKEREL was decked early too. Sunny and warmer, wind NE 5-10 mph. Pretty, green swell, water temp 61 degrees. High tide 9:47 a.m. and 10:03 p.m. Low tide 3:48 p.m.

Monday, May 6: Some small BLUEFISH, SPOT, SEA MULLET, GRAY & SPECKLED TROUT. Fishing is slow and scattered. Cloudy and much cooler, wind N 20 mph. Building windswell with a sweeping current, water temp 57 degrees. High tide 9:04 a.m. and 9:19 p.m. Low tide 3:05 p.m.

Saturday, May 4: Sunny, and warm this morning with an air temp 70 degrees and water temp 58 degrees. Winds SW 6 knots. AM Tides: High 7:46, and PM Tides: High 8:02, Low 1:49. Water is Green.  Very small surf this morning. A few people out fishing this morning. Blues, Speckle Trout, and Sea Mullet are been caught.

Friday, May 3: A strong BLUEFISH bite this morning has tapered off a little with some small BURRFISH, CROAKERS, SEA MULLET, SPOT and small GRAY TROUT in the mix. Sunny, wind SW 5-10 mph. Fairly flat and glassy, water temp 59 degrees. High tide 7:03 a.m. and 7:20 p.m. Low tide 1:10 p.m. Jessica Edenbeck of  Roanoke Rapids caught a nice SEA MULLET.

Thursday, May 2: Mostly BLUEFISH with some small CROAKER, SPOT, a lot of small SEA MULLET, a small FLOUNDER and an under-sized SPECKLED TROUT. Bright Sunshine, wind SW 10-15 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 58 degrees. High tide 6:22 a.m. and 6:41 p.m. Low tide 12:32 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 1: Afternoon update BLUEFISH, a keeper SPECKLED TROUT, PUFFERS and SEA MULLET. Clear sunshine, wind SW 5-10 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 58 degrees. Low tide 11:53 a.m. High tide 6:01 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30: A keeper SPECKLED TROUT, scattered tailor BLUES and several PUFFERS. Sunny and warm, wind SW 10-15 mph. Small, weak swell, water temp 62 degrees. Low tide 11:11 a.m. and 11:38 p.m. High tide 5:18 p.m.

Monday, April 29: A blustery spring morning with nothing to report yet. Overcast, wind NNE 25-30 mph. Soft, sloppy windswell, water temp 58 degrees. Low tide 10:26 a.m. and 10:28 p.m. High tide 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 28: Beautiful weather to start the day! Anglers are SEA MULLET and CROAKER. Water temp is 56 degrees. Low tides 9:47 a.m. and 10:11 p.m. High tide 3:53 p.m. Wind N at 15 knots and sea are flat.

Saturday, April 27: Sunny, and cool this morning with an air temp 58 degrees and water temp 56 degrees. Winds WNW 18 knots. AM Tides: Low 8:47, and PM Tides: High 2:51, Low 9:07. Water is Muddy.  Very small surf this morning. People out fishing . They have caught BLUES, SPOT and good sized SEA MULLET.

Friday, April 26: Afternoon update: BLUES and SKATES all day long! Big time BLUEFISH bite again this morning with sizes ranging from 12 to 16 inches plus. SHAD are also biting. Seas are flat and winds are N at 13 knots. Low tides 7:48 a.m. and 7:51 p.m. High tide 1:41 p.m. Warm air temps and sun trying to peak out from the cloud cover. Mike Setree of Maryland caught and released a nice blue around noon.

Thursday, April 25: Another good start to the day with schools of BLUEFISH and SHAD all around the pier. Anglers are also catching FALSE ALBACORE, SPOT and PUFFERS. Students from Hendersonville, NC landed a small FLOUNDER while learning to pier fish. Mostly sunny and gorgeous, wind SW 5-10 mph. Small, clean, weak swell lines, water temp 61 degrees. Low tide 6:54 a.m. and 6:53 p.m. High tide 12:46 p.m.

Wednesday, April 24: Afternoon update. Lots of BLUEFISH! Also SEA MULLET, PUFFERFISH, BURRFISH, STINGRAYS, SKATES and one FALSE ALBACORE. A good BLUEFISH bite this morning too. Partly sunny and pleasant, wind SW 10 mph. Small, clean swell, water temp 58 degrees. Low tide 6:03 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. High tide 11:54 a.m.

Tuesday, April 23: Blue skies and nice peeling surf so far today. Anglers are catching SHAD, PUFFERS and BLUES. A School of ALBACORE are swimming near the Pier. Wind N at 9 knots. High tides 11:06 a.m. and 11:29 p.m. Low 5:11 p.m. Come wet a line! Cody Clark of Lexington caught a 5 pound, 22 inch ALBACORE around 9 a.m.

Monday, April 22: Happy Earth Day! Sunny, warm and beautiful today! So far, a few SEA MULLET, small CROAKER, SAND PERCH and SKATES. Water temp 64 degrees, wind N at 12 knots. Decent surf rolling in too. High tides 10:20 a.m. and 10:42 p.m. Low 4:25 p.m.

Saturday, April 20: Cloudy, and Warm this morning with an air temp 64 degrees and water temp 65 degrees. Winds SSW 17 knots. AM Tides: High 8:47, and PM Tides: High 9:09, Low 2:58. Water is Muddy.  Surf is 8 ft plus this morning and extreme current going to the North. A few people out fishing this morning. Nothing has been caught yet this morning. 

Friday, April 19: Partly Cloudy, and Warm this morning with an air temp 71 degrees and water temp 56 degrees. Winds SW 19 knots. AM Tides: High 8:00, and PM Tides: High 8:23, Low 2:14. Water is Muddy.  Surf is about 2 ft this morning. Several people out fishing. SEA MULLET, SHAD, SOUTHERN HAKE, SAND PERCH,and CROAKER are being caught this morning.

Thursday, April 18: Sunny, and Cool this morning with an air temp 63 degrees and water temp 54 degrees. Winds SW 7 knots. AM Tides: High 7:11, and PM Tides: High 7:36, Low 1:28. Water is Murky.  Surf is about 1 ft this morning. A few people out fishing this morning SEA MULLET, PUFFER, SOUTHERN HAKE, SHAD, and GRAY TROUT are being caught this morning. 

Wednesday, April 17: Sunny, and Cool this morning with an air temp 56 degrees and water temp 54 degrees. Winds SW 7 knots. AM Tides: High 6:19, and PM Tides: High 6:46, Low 12:40. Water is Green.  Surf is about 1 ft this morning. A few people out fishing this morning. SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH, SOUTHERN HAKE, and GRAY TROUT are being caught this morning. 

Tuesday, April 16: Sunny, and Cool this morning with an air temp 50 degrees and water temp 54 degrees. Winds NNW 10 knots. AM Tides: High 5:22, Low 11:49 and PM Tides: High 5:53. Water is Muddy.  Surf is about 2 ft and choppy this morning. A few people out fishing this morning. SEA MULLET, CROAKER, PUFFER, SOUTHERN HAKE and GRAY TROUT are being caught this morning.

Monday, April 15: SEA MULLET. Partly sunny, wind W 25 mph. Sweeping, strung-out swell lines, water temp 56 degrees. Low tide 10:53 a.m. High tide 4:55 p.m.

Saturday, April 13: Cloudy, cool and breezy this morning with an air temp 66 degrees and water temp 54 degrees. Winds SSW 12 knots. High tide: 2:41 pm, Low tide: 8:46 am and 8:56 pm. Water is murky. Surf is about 3 foot. this morning. A few people out fishing this morning. PUFFERS, SEA MULLET, GRAY TROUT, and CROAKER are being caught.

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