Category Archives: Fishing Reports

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

EPIC Topwater Striper Fishing

Today was one of those days where everything just lined perfectly.  I love rainy dreary days for topwater striper fishing.  They are so much more charged up and willing to come out of their little hiding spots.  I had two … Continue reading

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Great Trout Fishing Again Today

The Lane boys enjoyed some excellent trout fishing today along with a few flounder and stripers. Great fishing.

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Beautiful Weather and Excellent Fishing in the Pamlico

Here are some pictures from today’s and yesterday’s trips.  As you can see, the fishing is good.  Let’s go fishing.  Next openings are July 17, 19-21, 27-29  Aug. 1-4, 7, 9-12.

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The Stripes on these Bass are Turned the Wrong Way

What does a fishing guide do on vacation.? Go fishing of course.  Yep……..that’s what I do to get away for a couple of days.  I go to the mountains and fish our beautiful western rivers.  I love fly fishing for trout, but … Continue reading

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Specs and Stripers on the Fly

I ventured out this afternoon for a quick scouting trip.  Look what I found on my 6 weight. If any of you are interested in gearing up properly for this mixed bag fishing, I highly recommend the RIO InTouch Streamertip … Continue reading

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Pamlico Mixed Bag Light Tackle and Fly

Here are a few pictures from our charters this past week.  We’ve been catching good numbers of trout and stripers and some flounders and reds mixed in.  The flounder bite is picking up, and we’re exciting for a great summer … Continue reading

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Upcoming Summer Openings

Summer is a great time to explore the uncrowded waters of the Inner Banks.  Get away from the crowds at the beaches and hit some remote areas that offer an excellent light tackle variety in the summer.   In the summer … Continue reading

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Snakes and Gators

Henry, Marshall, and I had a blast today fishing for speckled trout in the lower Pamlico.  It started to get a little weird today because everytime we would start seeing snakes (banded water snakes), we’d start catching some nice trout.  … Continue reading

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Weldon Wrapup and Looking Ahead to Pamlico Mixed Bag Fishing

This past week was the last week of my 2017 spring striper season in Weldon.  Here’s a summary of how the season went.  During shad season in late March and early April, the river was flowing as low as most … Continue reading

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Lots of Big Fish in Heavy Water

Boy is the Roanoke flowing hard with this 35,000 cfs discharge from the dam.  It’s been lots of fun catching all these big fish in such a heavy current.  The jig bite has been outstanding early in the day and … Continue reading

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