Category Archives: Fishing Reports

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

A Different Perspective on “Why We Fish” is Needed in Today’s Time

With recreational anglers taking the brunt of decades of fisheries mismanagement by the incompetent bureaucrats at the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, NC Division of Environmental Quality, and politicians in our legislature, especially in the executive branch and due to … Continue reading

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Winter Striper Fishing is Red Hot

This past week has produced consistently good fishing.  We’ve been catching anywhere from 40-80 fish per outing, which is exactly what we want.  I’m sure we’ll be seeing some 100 fish days very soon.   This past week, the fish … Continue reading

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Excellent Winter Striper Fishing

We’ve been hammering them all week with some triple digit catches.   It can be a bit “feast or famine”, but with some patience and persistence in searching for them, we’ve been rewarded in a big way.  The fishing should … Continue reading

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Our 2020 Winter Striper Season has Begun!

It’s the day after Christmas, and Capt. Scooter and I were feeling some withdrawal from not being on the water in a few days, so we headed out in search of some winter stripers on the lower Roanoke.  After spending … Continue reading

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These are the Good Ole Days of Tomorrow

I heard that saying today, and it really stuck.  You always hear older folks talking about the “Good Old Days” of fishing.  Well….these are those days that we’ll be sitting around talking and reminiscing about one day.  Let’s go make … Continue reading

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This Week’s Fishing Report and Holiday Gift Certificates!

This past week, we had great weather (for a change), so we made all of our trips.  The trout bite continues to be excellent in the creeks off the Pamlico and Pungo.  The striper bite has fired off strong lately … Continue reading

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Revised Open Dates

With this passing coastal low pressure system (which is basically a late season tropical storm), the weather has been less than ideal the past few days.  It’s kept us at the dock, but today I slipped out there to look … Continue reading

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Pamlico and Cape Lookout Fishing Report

We’ve been beating on the speckled trout the last couple of weeks with a few trips to Cape Lookout for the False Albacore fishing.  The trout fishing has been very good for the most part.  We’ve been catching scattered flounder, … Continue reading

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Excellent Fall Speckled Trout Fishing

We’ve been having some great speckled trout fishing so far this October.  Here are a few pictures from recent trips. Upcoming Open Dates on my boat:  Nov. 14, 20, 26-27   Dec. 2-7, 9-14, 16-21    If you need to … Continue reading

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Drum Season Wrapup and Looking Ahead to Fall Speckled Trout

Shewww.  I’m very sorry for the lack of recent posts.  We have been very busy the last few weeks with two boats out fishing most days.  This years drum season was just fair compared to other years, especially the good … Continue reading

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