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

Jennette's Pier Fishing Report

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Friday, Dec. 13: Rainy, cold and blowy. No one fishing yet but a couple folks walking out. Water temp 52 degrees. Wind N at 11 knots. Low tide 1:23 p.m. Great day to shop in our Pier Shop!

Thursday, Dec. 12: Sunny, cold and windy. No one fishing yet. Water temp 53 degrees. Winds NE at 14 knots. The ocean is kicked up and the beach is swept flat. High tide 6:59 a.m. Low tide 1:35 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11: No one is fishing today. Cloudy, wind N 30-40 mph. Out of control NE swell, water temp 53 degrees. Low tide 12:51 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10: No one is fishing today. Partly sunny, wind SSW 15-20 mph. Small S swell, water temp 52 degrees. Low tide 12:07 p.m. High tide 5:52 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 9: No one is fishing today. Clearing skies, wind S 15-20 mph. Sweeping, semi-clean S swell, water temp 52 degrees. Low tide 11:23 a.m. High tide 5:08 p.m.

Saturday, Dec 7: DOGFISH being caught this morning. Sunny and Cold, air temp 49 degrees. Water temp 54 degrees and cloudy. Wind NNE at 25 knots. The surf is small and choppy. High tide 3:41pm and next low tides 10:01am and 9:53pm.

Friday, Dec. 6: SKATE. Sunny, wind SW 5-10 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 51 degrees. Low tide 8:52 a.m. High tide 2:44 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 5: DOGFISH. Sunny and cool again, wind NW 20-25 mph. Minor swell, water temp 53 degrees. Low tide 7:53 a.m. High tide 1:51 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 4: DOGFISH and SKATE. Sunny and cool, wind W 10-15 mph. Small, clean swell, water temp 53 degrees. Low tide 6:53 a.m. High tide 12:58 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 3: DOGFISH. Sunny and cold, wind WNW 20-25 mph. Sideshore N swell, water temp 54 degrees. High tide 12:06 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 2: DOGFISH. Gray skies, wind NNW 30 mph. Small, messy swell, water temp 54 degrees. High tide 11:16 a.m. Low tide 5:54 p.m.

Saturday, Nov 30: DOGFISH being caught this morning. Cloudy and Cold, air temp 45 degrees. Water temp 53 degrees and cloudy. Wind NW at 8 knots. The surf is 6 to 8 feet plus. High tides 9:42am and 10:08pm and next low tides 4:23pm.

Tuesday, Nov. 26: BLACK DRUM and DOGFISH. Another sunny day, wind light and variable. Flat and glassy, water temp 54 degrees. High tide 6:40 a.m. and 7:01 p.m. Low tide 1:11 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 25: DOGFISH. Bright sunshine, wind WSW 5 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 54 degrees. Low tide 12:21 p.m. High tide 6:12 p.m.

Saturday, Nov 23: small SPEC TROUT, PUPPY DRUM being caught this morning. Cloudy and Cool, air temp 51 degrees. Water temp 54 degrees and cloudy. Wind NE at 14 knots. The surf is small and choppy. High tides 4:22pm and next low tides 10:31am and 10:41pm.

Friday, Nov. 22: A few keeper SPECKLED TROUT, a throwback PUPPY DRUM and a small BLACK DRUM.. Water temp 54 degrees. Ocean is mostly flat with a small clean wave rolling in. Low tide 9:28 a.m. and 9:50 p.m. High tide 3:24 p.m. Winds SW at 10 knots. George caught eight nice ones early today (pictured).

Wednesday, Nov. 20: SEA MULLET and small HAKE. Mostly sunny, wind NW 15-20 mph. Waning, wobbly swell, water temp 54 degrees. Low tide 7:09 a.m. and 7:56 p.m. High tide 1:21 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 19: SEA MULLET, DOGFISH, SKATE. A  CAROLINA HAKE was decked around 2:30 p.m. Starting to feel like winter fishing. Gray skies, wind NW 15 mph. Solid swell starting to clean up, water temp 55 degrees. The water is murky at best. High tide 12:14 a.m. Low tide 6:56 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 18: A SEA MULLET. Gray and misty, wind NNW 20-25 mph. Large, unruly seas, water temp 56 degrees. High tide 11:12 a.m. Low tide 5:56 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 15: Small SPECKLED TROUT, BLACK DRUM, SEA MULLET Steady rain, wind NNE 25 mph. Building swell, water temp 58 degrees. High tide 8:41 a.m. and 9:05 p.m. Low tide 3:20 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 14: Small SPECKLED TROUT, BLACK DRUM, SEA MULLET. Mostly cloudy, wind NE 10-15 mph. Weak, choppy swell, water temp 58 degrees. High tide 8:00 a.m. and 8:22 p.m. Low tide 2:36 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 13: No one is brave enough to try it yet today. Mostly cloudy and cold, wind N 30-40 mph. Large, out-of-control seas with sweeping current, water temp 58 degrees. High tide 7:22 a.m. and 7:41 p.m. Low tide 1:55 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 12: Small SPECKLED TROUT, small GRAY TROUT, SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH, PUPPY DRUM, BLACK DRUM and FLOUNDER. Partly cloudy with rain and wind forecast for later today, wind NW 10-15 mph. Flat conditions, water temp 60 degrees. High tide 6:45 a.m. and 7:02 p.m. Low tide 1:14 p.m.

Saturday, Nov 9: SEA MULLET, BLK DRUM, PUPPY DRUM, PUFFER, SPOT, FLOUNDER, SPEC TROUT being caught this morning. Partly Cloudy and Cold, Air temp 46 degrees. Water temp 58 degrees and cloudy. Wind NE at 17 knots. The surf is big and choppy. High tides 5:09 p.m. and next low tides 11:22 a.m. and 11:18 p.m.. 

Thursday, Nov. 7: A short PUPPY DRUM, BLUEFISH, BLACK DRUM, FLOUNDER, SPOT, POMPANO and PUFFERS. Sunny, wind SE 5 mph. Dribbly swell, water temp 64 degrees. Low tide 9:34 a.m. High tide 3:36 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 6: Small PUPPY DRUM, SPECKLED TROUT, SEA MULLET and SPOT. Sunny and brisk, wind NNE 25-35 mph. Choppy, messy surf, water temp 64 degrees. Low tide 8:38 a.m. High tide 2:47 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 5: SPECKLED TROUT, SPOT, FLOUNDER, PUFFERS. Everything is small so far except for one TROUT caught on the beach. Mostly cloudy, wind S 10-15 mph. Small, choppy swell lines, water temp 66 degrees. Low tide 7:36 a.m. and 8:26 p.m. High tide 1:52 p.m. Tommy Cox of Coleridge landed a 27.5 inch SPECKLED TROUT in the surf near the pier on cut bait around 8 a.m. It weighed 5.49 pounds.

Monday, Nov. 4: Small SPECKLED TROUT, small PUPPY DRUM, BLACK DRUM, PUFFERS, FLOUNDER, BLUEFISH. Chris King caught a nice big FLOUNDER mid-morning. Clear sunshine and cool temps, wind ENE 10 mph. Flat with surface chop, water temp 64 degrees. Low tide 7:33 a.m. and 8:33 p.m. High tide 1:54 p.m.

Saturday, Nov 2: SPEC TROUT, PUPPY DRUM PUFFER being caught this morning. Partly Cloudy and Cool, air temp 53 degrees. Water temp 66 degrees and cloudy. Wind NE at 10 knots. The surf is small. High tide 5:45pm and next low tide 6:50pm. 

Friday, Nov. 1: Brisk temps, big waves and plenty of sunshine. Today started with two small SPECKLED TROUT and now we're getting a few SEA MULLET and a BLACK DRUM. Water temp holding at 68 degrees. High tides 10:20 a.m. and 10:43 p.m. Low tide 4:59 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 31: Happy Halloween! So far the ocean is providing treats not tricks. SPECKLED TROUT, BLACK DRUM, BLUEFISH, POMPANO, FLOUNDER, SEA MULLET, PIGFISH and PUFFERS to start the day. Mostly cloudy, wind S 20 mph. Building S windswell, water temp 69 degrees. High tide 10:21 a.m. Low tide 4:56 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 30: A good start with several keeper SPECKLED TROUT, BLUEFISH, POMPANO, FLOUNDER, PUFFERS, PIGFISH, SPOT and BLACK DRUM coming over the rail. Ms. Viola Marie Archer-Leslie of Chesapeake, VA landed a double-header with a beautiful 18" FLOUNDER and a NORTHERN PUFFER. Partly cloudy, wind ENE 10-15 mph. Bumpy, stretched out swell, water temp 68 degrees. High tide 9:34 a.m. Low tide 4:05 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 29: BLUEFISH, PUFFERS, SAND PERCH, BLACK DRUM, FLOUNDER, SEA MULLET, SPOT, POMPANO, PUPPY DRUM. Whales have been spotted migrating south for the first time this fall. Mostly sunny, wind ENE 10-15 mph. Sloppy windswell, water temp 68 degrees. High tide 8:46 a.m. and 9:08 p.m. Low tide 3:16 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 28: Small SPECKLED TROUT, some SEA MULLET, SPOT, BLUEFISH, PUFFERS, BLACK DRUM. Sunny and breezy, wind NE 25 mph. Sloppy, sweeping windswell, water temp 70 degrees. High tide 7:58 a.m. and 8:20 p.m. Low tide 2:25 p.m.

Saturday, Oct 26: BLUES AND SPOT are being caught this morning. Sunny and Warm, air temp 64 degrees. Water temp 68 degrees and cloudy. Wind NE at 4 knots. The surf is small. High tides 6:15am and 6:35pm next low tide 12:38pm.  

Friday, Oct. 25: BLACK DRUM, SEA MULLETBLUEFISH, SAND PERCH, PUFFER, SPOT and SPECKLED TROUT. One trout was a keeper. It's shaping up to be a beautiful, fall day with mild temps and plenty of sunny shine. Water 68 degrees. Wind E at 10 knots. High tide 5:21 a.m. and 5:41 p.m. Low 11:40 a.m.  

Thursday, Oct. 24: A few BLUEFISH, BLACK DRUM, PIGFISH, FLOUNDER, SEA MULLET and SPECKLED TROUT with some keepers in the mix. Mostly sunny, wind NE 5-10 mph. Textured surface conditions, water temp 66 degrees. Low tide 10:41 a.m. and 11:15 p.m. High tide 4:50 p.m. 

Wednesday, Oct. 23: A large RED DRUM was released before 8:00 a.m. Anglers are also catching some SEA MULLET. Sunny, wind NW 10 mph. Small, sideshore swell, water temp 68 degrees. Low tide 9:32 a.m. and 10:21 p.m. High tide 3:47 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 22: Again, anglers are catching big RED DRUM off end of Pier. A 41-incher was released at 8:30 a.m. Also getting BLACK DRUM, SPECKLED TROUT, SEA MULLET, SPOT and BLUES. Water temp 69 degrees and little wind. Waves are clean and seas are glassy. Low tides 8:22 a.m. and 9:21 p.m. High 2:38 p.m. Wind N at 1 mph. 

Monday, October 21: More than 20 large RED DRUM have been released today. Anglers are also landing BLUEFISH, SPECKLED TROUT, POMPANO, SPOT and SEA MULLET. Gray skies, wind N 15-20 mph. Sloppy swell, water temp 69 degrees. Low tide 7:07 a.m. and 8:18 p.m. High tide 1:31 p.m.

Saturday, Oct 19: SEA MULLET, BLUES AND SPECKLED TROUT are being caught this morning. Sunny and cool, air temp 54 degrees. Water temp 68 degrees and cloudy. Wind NW at 7 knots. The surf is small. High tide 11:37am and next low tides 5:20am and 6:18pm.

Friday, Oct. 18: Throwback PUPPY DRUM, BLUEFISHSAND PERCH, SPOT, BLACK DRUM and SEA MULLET so far today! Water temp down to 66 degrees. Wind NE at 19 knots around 8 a.m. High tides 10:49 a.m. and 11:14 p.m. Low tide 5:26 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 17: SPOT, SEA MULLET and SPECKLED TROUT. Around a dozen RED DRUM were caught and released yesterday including this one by Mark Wiseman. Wind W at 18 knots. Low tides 10:35 a.m. and 11:18 p.m. High tide 4:44 p.m. Water temp 68 degrees.

Wednesday, October 16: Another good start with 8 large RED DRUM, big BLUEFISH,  keeper SPECKLED TROUT, POMPANO and some nice SEA MULLET. Gray and threatening rain, wind S 10-15 mph. Choppy surface conditions, water temp 71 degrees. High tide 9:24 a.m. and 9:42 p.m. Low tide 3:55 p.m.

Tuesday, October 15: A good start today with a lot of variety: BLUEFISH, SPECKLED TROUT, SEA MULLET, CROAKER, SPOT, POMPANO. At least two large RED DRUM have beeen released. Foggy skies hav ecleared this afternoon, wind NE 5-10 mph. Small, clean swell, water temp 73 degrees. High tide 8:49 a.m. and 9:05 p.m. Low tide 3:16 p.m.

Monday, October 14: Three large RED DRUM have been released this morning. Anglers are also catching CROAKER. Cloudy, wind SSW 10-15 mph. Wonky remnant swell, water temp 71 degrees. High tide 8:15 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Low tide 2:38 p.m.

Saturday, Oct 12: PUPPY DRUM, BLUES AND SPECKLED TROUT are being caught this morning. Sunny and cool, air temp 58 degrees. Water temp 68 degrees and cloudy. Wind NW at 9 knots. The surf is 10 feet plus. High tide 7:10am and 7:22pm next low tides 1:28pm.

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