Category Archives: Fishing Reports

Tar-Pam Guide Service provides daily fishing reports for the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina

Sunday Afternoon Summary

Shad fishing has been excellent all week.  We’ve stayed on the Tar this year and had really good success.  I have a hard time with never making it to Weldon this year for shad season; however, due to all the … Continue reading

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Thursday Report

This week has been all about the shad.  This week and next will be mostly shad before I start in Weldon on April 8.  The striper bite on the lower Roanoke has still been good.  For the shad fishing this … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday – How to Locate Fish

I chose this topic out of a request I received via email.  If any readers have any specific requests, I’ll be happy to address them each Tuesday.  Tech Tuesday is not limited to tackle.  It can cover an wide variety … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Summary

This past week has been full of adventures.  We’ve been mostly still striper fishing on the lower Roanoke with some shad fishing in the mix.  The river has been dropping slowly all week and the fishing has been good.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Summary

This post is going to be a lot like last Thursday’s.  Last week was really good fishing.  Dominion and the Corps have been stepping the flows down all last week from 35K to about 20K now.  I have seen where … Continue reading

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Thursday Report

About the only thing I can say about this week is it’s been good.  We’ve consistently been producing 50-100 fish per outing.  We had one trip where the fish seemed to be a little more scattered and we never really … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday – Soft Plastics Part 2

So I wanted to add a little to last Tuesday’s post about soft plastics.  I spent quite some time discussing the actual rigging process and how meticulous you should be with the hook placement in the bait, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Thursday Report

Here’s a quick fishing report.  I got back on the water today and we had some great striper fishing.  I had two young men who were good casters and got the job done.  I’ll be out there just about everyday … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday – Soft Plastics

Since I started my business in 2010, I have been using Z-Man soft plastics. I fell in love with them the first time I used them.  They are truly a guide’s dream come true.  The have lots of action, are … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Summary

This past week was a very productive week on the lower Roanoke.  The theme behind this week’s summary is understanding the bigger picture.  Sometimes factors that are many hundreds of miles away can affect the very small location where you … Continue reading

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