catch me if you can
Wednesday, July 17: Just a few SPANISH MACKEREL, SPADEFISH, PIGFISH and a POMPANO. Hazy sunshine, wind SSW 10-15 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 78 degrees. High tide 8:28 a.m. and 8:46 p.m. Low tide 2:29 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16: Slow and scattered SPANISH MACKEREL, CROAKER, SPOT, TRIGGERFISH, FLOUNDER and SPADEFISH. A mix of clouds and sun, wind light SSW. Flat and glassy, water temp 82 degrees. High tide 7:46 a.m. and 8:06 p.m. Low tide 1:46 p.m.
Monday, July 15: Scattered SPECKLED TROUT, SPOT, baby BARRACUDA, SPANISH MACKEREL, BLUEFISH, TRIGGERFISH, PIGFISH. Sunny and hot, wind NE 5 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 78 degrees. High tide 7:02 a.m. and 7:25 p.m. Low tide 1:01 p.m.
Saturday, July 13: Sunny, Hot and Humid– Fishing is slow this morning. Blue Fish and Spanish Mackerel are being caught. Air temp 82 degrees Water temp 72 degrees and clear. Wind WNW at 9 knots. The surf is small. High tides 5:23am and 5:55p.m, next low tide 11:28am.
Friday, July 12: Afternoon update -- Sunny and nice with blues biting! Beach renourishment sand pumping just north of Pier today. Anglers have caught one SPOT and small FLOUNDER so far this morning. Winds W at 13 knots. Low tides 10:33 a.m. and 11:43 p.m. High 5:02 p.m.
Thursday, July 11: A beautiful morning at the oceanfront. So far, they're getting small FLOUNDER, BLUEFISH, TRIGGERFISH, POMPANO and SPADEFISH. Water temp 77 degrees. Wind SW at 11 knots. Low tides 9:32 a.m. and 10:34 p.m. High tide 4 p.m. Small but clean lines of surf rolling in. Emily Hoffman from Lancaster, Pa. caught this gray triggerfish recently (pictured).
Wednesday, July 10: Anglers are decking some POMPANO, SPANISH MACKEREL, TRIGGERFISH, PIGFISH, FLOUNDER and BLUEFISH. Another sunny day, wind ENE 10 mph. Weak swell remnants, water temp 77 degrees. Low tide 8:35 a.m. and 9:31 p.m. High tide 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 9: Afternoon update -- We're getting plenty of SPANISH MACKEREL and BLUEFISH. Water temp up to 75 degrees. Scattered SPOT, BLUEFISH, TRIGGERFISH, SEA MULLET, CROAKER and PIGFISH. Sunny and pleasant, wind NE 10-15 mph. Sloppy windswell with muddy conditions. Low tide 7:39 a.m. and 8:25 p.m. High tide 1:58 p.m.
Monday, July 8: Things have started a little slow, but we've had a 20" STRIPED BASS, TRIGGERFISH, CROAKER, BURRFISH and SPADEFISH. Overcast, wind light S. Small, glassy swell, water temp up to 68 degrees. Low tide 6:44 a.m. and 7:18 p.m. High tide 12:57 p.m.
Sunday, July 7: Weather - Cloudy - Fishing is slow this morning: SEA MULLET, SPOT, CROAKER, PIGFISH and SAND PERCH have been caught. Air temp is 83 degrees, Water temp is 60 degrees with cloudy water. Wind is from the W at 7 knots with small surf. Next High tide is at 12:00 pm and the next Low tide is at 6:13 pm.
Saturday, July 6: Sunny, Hot and Humid– Fishing is slow this morning. SEA MULLET, SPOT, SHEEPSHEAD (8.41 lbs.) and TRIGGERFISH have been caught. Air temp 80 degrees Water temp 68 degrees and cloudy. Wind SW at 7 knots. The surf is small. High tides 11:03am and 11:19p.m, next low tide 5:13pm.
Friday, July 5: Sunny and beautiful so far with a few fish including SEA MULLET, SPADEFISH, small FLOUNDER, PIGFISH and BLUEFISH. Water temp 69 degrees. Wind SW at 10 knots. High tides 10:09 a.m. and 10:26 p.m. Low tide 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 4: Sunny, Hot and Humid– Fishing is good this morning. SEA MULLET, SPOT, TRIGGERFISH, SHEEPSHEAD, BLUES, POMPANO, BLACK DRUM and FLOUNDER have been caught. Air temp 79 degrees Water temp 69 degrees and clear. Wind SW at 7 knots. The surf is small. High tide 9:16am and 9:35p.m, next low tide 3:21pm.
Wednesday, July 3: Hot and hazy. Flat seas. Anglers are having luck with BLACK DRUM, POMPANO, SPOT, TRIGGERFISH, SEA MULLET, FLOUNDER, TRIGGERFISH< and SEA BASS. Wind SE at 9 knots. Water temp 74 degrees and murky. High tides 8:25 a.m. and 8:45 p.m. Low tide 2:36 a.m. and 2:28 p.m. Chris Hutchins landed a nice black drum today (pictured)!
Tuesday July 2: Sunny and warm - Fishing is decent this morning. ATLANTIC MACKEREL, BLUEFISH, FLOUNDER, POMPANO, small BLACK SEA BASS, SPADEFISH, TRIGGERFISH, SPOT, SPANISH, SHEEPSHEAD AND SPECKLED TROUT have been caught. Air temperature is 77 degrees, water temperature is 76 and murky. Winds are negligible from the SW. High tide is at 07:34 and the next low tide is at 01:36 pm.
Monday July 1: Sunny and warm - Fishing is fair this moring. BLUES, SEA MULLET, FLOUNDER, CROAKER, SPECKLED TROUT, SPOT, AND PIGFISH have been caught this morning. Air temp 80 degrees, Water temp 72 degrees with clear water. Wind is from the East at 16 knots. Surf is choppy with the Low tide at 12:59 and the next High tide at 7:07 pm.
Sunday, June 30: Sunny and warm – Fishing is slow this morning. SEA MULLET, TRIGGERFISH, SHEEPSHEAD, SPOT, BURRFISH, SPADEFISH and FLOUNDER have been caught. Air temp 78 degrees Water temp 63 degrees and cloudy. Wind W at 12 knots. The small surf. High tides 5:52am and 6:18p.m, next low tide 11:54am.
Saturday, June 29: Sunny and warm – Fishing is good this morning. SEA MULLET, SPOT, CROAKER, TRIGGERFISH, SAND PERCH, PINFISH and PIGFISH have been caught. Air temp 78 degrees Water temp 68 degrees and clear. Wind SW at 7 knots. The small surf. High tides 4:59am and 5:30p.m, next low tide 11:04am.
Friday, June 28: SPANISH MACKEREL, SEA MULLET, SHEEPSHEAD, TRIGGERFISH, NORTHERN PUFFER, small FLOUNDER, SPOT and BLUES. The sea is flat and 76 degrees. Low tide 10:14 a.m. and 11:18 p.m. High 4:41 p.m. Wind W at 9 knots.
Thursday, June 27: SEA MULLET, TRIGGER and PINFISH so far. blues skies and flat seas with 69 degrees water temperature. Low tides 9:24 a.m. and 10:23 p.m. High tide 3:51 p.m. Wind NW at 8 knots.
Wednesday, June 26: BLUEFISH, SHEEPSHEAD, SPOT, SPADEFISH, BLACK SEA BASS, FLOUNDER, SEA MULLET and PINFISH. Partly cloudy, wind N 10 mph. Flat as a lake, water temp 72 degrees. Low tide 8:34 a.m. and 9:23 p.m. High tide 2:53 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25: Some nice 3-pound SHEEPSHEAD, a lot of CROAKER, some BLUEFISH, SPOT and a few SEA MULLET, TRIGGERFISH, BURRFISH, this morning. Partly sunny, wind SSW 10-15 mph. Flat with surface texture, water temp dropped to 67 degrees. Low tide 7:47 a.m. and 8:25 p.m. High tide 2:01 p.m.
Monday, June 24: Anglers are landing a few SPOT, BLUEFISH, BLACK SEA BASS, CROAKER, FLOUNDER, TRIGGERFISH, BLACK DRUM and SEA MULLET. Junior camp counselor Grayson Lewis, of Manteo, NC, caught a nice SHEEPSHEAD around lunchtime. Mostly sunny, wind SE 10-15 mph. Basically flat and glassy, water temp 70 degrees. Low tide 7:03 a.m. and 7:28 p.m. High tide 1:11 p.m.
Friday, June 21: Just some SEA MULLET this morning. Bright sunshine, wind W 15-20 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 59 degrees on the bottom and 61 degrees in the surf. Low tide 5:01 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. High tide 10:56 a.m. and 11:09 p.m.
Thursday, June 20: Another slow start with a few SEA MULLET, PUFFER and SHEEPSHEAD. Sunny, humid and hot, wind SW 15 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 64 degrees. High tide 10:14 a.m. and 10:29 p.m. Low tide 4:16 p.m.
Wednesday, June 19: A slow and steady morning with an ANGEL SHARK, TRIGGERFISH, SHEEPSHEAD, small FLOUNDER, SPOT and SEA MULLET. Storms passing to the south have cleared for now, wind SW less than 5 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 64 degrees. High tide 9:32 a.m. and 9:49 p.m. Low tide 3:33 p.m. The Fritz Boyden Memorial Youth Fishing Tournament is on from 8:00 a.m. - noon today at Jennette's, Outer Banks, Nags Head and Avalon Fishing Piers.
Tuesday, June 18: Slow again thanks to the upwelling. Anglers have decked a few SPOT, CROAKER, SEA MULLET and SAND PERCH. Bright sunshine, wind SW 15 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp down to 60 degrees at the bottom and 63 degrees in the surf. High tide 8:50 a.m. and 9:08 p.m. Low tide 2:50 p.m.
Monday, June 17: Slow fishing with just a few SEA MULLET, SPOT, CROAKER, small FLOUNDER, small BLACK DRUM and PIGFISH. There was also a beach nourishment project CRAB sighting south of the pier this morning. Mostly sunny, wind SW 10-15 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 64 degrees. High tide 8:06 a.m. and 8:27 p.m. Low tide 2:06 p.m.
Friday, June 14: Nice morning with overcast skies and small surf. Water temp 70. So far POMPANOS. Wind NW at 14 knots. Low tide 11:48 a.m. High tide 5:39 p.m. The entire Pier is open for business.
Thursday, June 13: Early morning showers have stopped and the sun is trying to peak through the cloud cover. A mixed bag of catches so far -- BLUES off the end, SEA MULLET. SPOT, GRAY TROUT one POMPANO on shrimp and one short SPECKLED TROUT. Water temp 71 with clean breaking large surf. Wind W at 14 knots. Low tides 10:56 a.m. and 11:55 p.m. High tide 5:19 p.m. The entire Pier is open for business as its too windy for the crew to work on the turbines. For more information, call 252-255-1501, ext. 214.
Wednesday, June 12: Afternoon update -- several nice SEA MULLET have been reeled in. A good run of BLUEFISH with some SPANISH MACKEREL and a few FLOUNDER too. Mostly cloudy, wind NE 15 mph. Choppy and murky, water temp 70 degrees. Low tide 9:59 a.m. and 10:50 p.m. High tide 4:21 p.m. Portions of the Pier will be closed for wind turbine maintenance beginning today. For more information, call 252-255-1501, ext. 214.
Tuesday, June 11: BLUEFISH, SPANISH MACKEREL, SEA MULLET, SPOT, SPECKLED TROUT, GRAY TROUT. Gray and cool, wind N 25-30 mph. Choppy and brown, water temp 75 degrees. Low tide 9:03 a.m. and 9:47 p.m. High tide 3:20 p.m. Portions of the Pier will be closed for wind turbine maintenance beginning TUESDAY, JUNE 11, weather permitting. For more information, call 252-255-1501, ext. 214.
Monday, June 10: Cloudy and big surf. Water temp 72 degrees. So far, small GRAY TROUT, BLUEFISH, SPANISH MACKEREL, BURRFISH, SPOT, SEA MULLET, SPECKLED TROUT and a small FLOUNDER. Winds S at 8 knots. Low tides 8:07 a.m. and 8:38 p.m. High tide 2:18 p.m. Brooks Dunn, age 7, caught a baby COBIA while fishing during the 9th Annual Family Fishing Tournament on Saturday. Portions of the Pier will be closed for wind turbine maintenance beginning TUESDAY, JUNE 11, weather permitting. For more information, call 252-255-1501, ext. 214.
Saturday, June 8: Partly Cloudy and warm. Fishing is good this morning. BLUES, SHEEPSHEAD, TRIGGERFISH, PIGFISH, SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH, SPANISH MACKEREL and one throwback COBIA have been caught. Air temp 72 degrees Water temp 67 degrees and clear. Wind NE at 9 knots. The small surf. High tides 12:13 p.m. The next low tide 6:14 am 6:23 p.m. Jennette’s Pier 9th Annual Family Fishing Turnament Registration is still open.