Tag Archives: red drum fishing

A Slot Drum Kinda Day

I have a great time fishing with Jeff, Dave, and Yeng today on the Pamlico.  We caught mostly slot drum in the 22-23″ range……….fun stuff in shallow water on light and med-light action TFO 7′ Signature Series spinning tackle.  We … Continue reading

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Giant Red Drum Under a Popping Cork: A Fish Story

Today we have a real fish story to tell. Check this out: We were casually fishing along a 2-3 foot sandy shoreline in the lower Pamlico River area beating some stumpy banks and small marsh points for puppy and slot … Continue reading

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Recent Pamlico Sound Giant Red Drum Pics from early in the season

Early August this year has proved to be a challenge with the drum.  Usually early August is pretty steady fishing but the drum numbers have been slow to materialize so far this year. It seems like during the first week … Continue reading

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The Power of the Z-Man for Eastern NC Inshore Fishing!

I have tried so many soft plastic baits over the years and there is no better bait than the Z-Man soft plastics.  I first found out their magical power from my friend Alan Shipman, who is a bass fisherman at … Continue reading

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A Pamlico Slam for the Emmerling Duo!

Quality not quantity was the name of the game today.  David and Dane had a great time enjoying a beautiful fall day on the water with warm daytime temperatures and light and variable winds.  They experienced the variety for which … Continue reading

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Spectacular Giant Red Drum Fishing in the Pamlico Sound

Dempsey and Bill had a spectacular afternoon and evening catching giant red drum in the Pamlico Sound.  The fish were up in the shallows hanging around some gigantic schools of large menhaden. Pelicans were diving and bait was pushing around … Continue reading

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The highs and lows of big drum fishing in NC

Today we were Snakebit!  Thanks to Robb and Chad for hanging in there through some tough fishing.  Seems like I couldn’t really get on em and kept steering around them.  The full moon never came out due to cloud cover, … Continue reading

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Pamlico Old Drum Fishing Report

Bruce and Stewart really had a ball reeling in the bruisers over the weekend. Their patience and persistence paid off and they were able to land some really nice fish. The bite was very consistent in the late afternoon once … Continue reading

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More Pamlico Red Drum Action!

If you want to experience some heavy tackle big game fishing for these monster red drum in the Pamlico Sound, then give me a call at (252) 945-9715.  You won’t be disappointed. I still have a few open days left … Continue reading

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Pamlico River Fall Speckled Trout Charters – NOW BOOKING!

Tar-Pam Guide Service is now booking fall mixed bag fishing charters on the Pamlico and Pungo Rivers for Speckled Trout, Puppy Drum, and Flounder.  The Pamlico is famous for its fishing variety in the fall.  The fall is the best … Continue reading

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