N.C. Shad fishing

By: Md.Chas
3/14/2019 2:22 PM

Can someone tell where and when the shad run around the Outer Banks. I'll be down in the couple of weeks and was hoping to hook into a few of the poor man's tarpon. What kind of lures do you use? I use mainly shad darts, little spoons and twister tails in Maryland and do very well with them. We have a great shad run in Maryland when the water's flowing well in the rivers. I've never tried it down there and would love to give it a shot while I'm there. If it works out I'll have another excuse to come down for another trip. Fish Fish Fish

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By: Alexy
3/15/2019 1:44 AM

Neuse River from new Bern to kinston is always hot for Hickory and American Shad.

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By: Md.Chas
3/21/2019 7:39 PM

If the winds die down below 20mph tomorrow, I'm gonna try the little bridge.

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By: J4yDubs
3/22/2019 7:57 PM

Let us know how you do. I've done plenty of Shad fishing on the Cape Fear, but never in the Outer Banks.

John

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By: robluc
3/24/2019 9:25 AM

Roanoke River Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish Fish

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By: Md.Chas
3/26/2019 8:27 AM

I never made it out. The wind was blowing pretty good the whole time I was there. Maybe next year...They should start running here in Maryland in the next few weeks. Banana

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By: Pickle
4/8/2019 1:29 PM

Well this might be too late, but some of my Reel Repair customers have reported some Shad on the Little Bridge and Jeannettes Pier. We are not talking " Lock and Load " A few for those serious enough to jig.

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By: Md.Chas
4/8/2019 2:32 PM

I won't be back down until May 4th. I'll bring a rod just in case....

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By: judyk
4/8/2019 3:42 PM

One of several bucks from the DE river today. The roes will show up later, as a rule. All returned to continue their venture upriver



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By: Md.Chas
4/9/2019 5:33 AM

I went out Sunday morning hoping to hook a few. I didn't catch a thing in an 1 1/2 hours. One guy said he caught 3 shad and a little perch. The water's running a little high but is clear. Hopefully this weekend will be the start of run. I have off Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for the next 3 weeks. I love going during the week while everyone's at work. I never have a problem getting my prime spots.

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