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Friday, June 16, 2017 HOW ABOUT THAT 36 INCH RED DRUM! Snow Cut catch and release was very exciting! Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.19 and up!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Today, warmer weather and southwest winds seem to have slowed fish catching. Saturday, Sunday and Monday yield many Flounder and Large Sized Spots. Kure Pier is stocking Bloodworms. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.19 and up!

Friday, June 9, 2017 Cooler weather brings out long sleeves shirt and hooded sweaters as fishermen catch Flounder and Black Drum, for dinner, in front of Blue Marlin Apartments. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.19 and up!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 D-Day Anniversary! No fantastic fish "Catching" reports over the past two weeks. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.17 and up!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 No reports over the past three days. Over a 36 hour period, many rain showers fell. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.05, $2.10 and up!

Sunday, May 21, 2017 Even seasoned surf fishermen came up short this week. Southwest winds and beach goers had many fishermen upset. Boaters fishing deep holes along the banks of Cape Fear River were the only catch-reports we received this past week. Black Drum were common among several boaters. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.05, $2.10 and up!

Sunday, May 14, 2017 Happy Mother's Day! College students hooked, but are unable to haul in, one Large Horseshoe Crab. "It was way too big!" the fisherman reported. Fishing Kure Pier was better than fishing with all the bitting bugs along the Rock wall south of the ferry landing. Other news, yesterday, Kure Beach Fire Department lost two radio channels during an intense lighting storm. Smart phone text and backup systems kept everyone informed. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.05, $2.10 and up!

Friday, May 12, 2017 This week's surf casters hooked Spanish Mackerels with Silver Spoons. Today's weather, heavy overcast. Temperatures 20 degrees below yesterday's short-summer heat blast. One welcomed sight for fishermen, winds coming out of Northeast, 12 knots. Gas prices mixed all over the county, $2.05 low to $2.25 highest. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.05 and up!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Cool-off in temperatures today. Sprinkles of rain showers off and on. Over the weekend, family from Stanley County, NC had fun fishing in front of their weekend get-a-way apartment. Dog-gone-it, something big came up onto the surf only to getaway. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.14 and up!

Thursday, May 4, 2017 No fishing reports over the past 4 days. Past two days, many locals doing yard work. In the very bright sunshine, pressure washers, weed eaters, lawn mowers and leaf blowers are getting a great workout. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.23 and up!

Sunday April 30, 2017 "Our catch consisted of Pinfish, Flounder or two and small to whopper sized Blues" quotes one fisherman. Pink lobster-backs are everywhere. A lobster-back is one who received way too much sunshine. Ouch! And Owyhee! Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.23 and up!

Saturday 2 p.m. April 29, 2017 Many folks in town today. Fishermen reporting Flounder, Large Head Blues and Virginia Mullets. Kure Beach is having a festival this weekend. 70 year anniversary of the town's founding. Have Fun and Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.23 and up!

Friday 9:00 am April 28, 2017 Chopper Blues were reported Wednesday. Fishermen fishing south of Kure Pier enjoyed several 10 plus pounders. Gota-cha plugs red heads and mullet cut bait were their baits. All other days have been very quite! Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.23 and up!

Monday 8:00 am, April 24, 2017 At this time, no fishing reports. Everything is soaked from last nights rain showers. Overnight, our minnow tank's vent allowed it's water level to rise about 6 inches. Current winds are constant coming from the southwest around 15 knots. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tidesGas Price $2.23 and up!

Sunday, April 23, 2017 No reports at this time. 11am. Much needed rains started falling early this morning. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tides Gas Price $2.23 and up!

Saturday April 22, 2017 We are back! Bluefish run this week has many folks using Silver Spoons and Cut Mullets. Many Virginia Mullets have be caught along the surf and the Kure Beach Fishing Pier. Today winds are stiff coming right up Fort Fisher Boulevard. That is from the southwest. Kure Beach Fire Department had a couple of calls today. Stay tuned!  Local NOAA tides Gas Price $2.23 and up!

Storm Track 3 Surf Report by LOCAL WWAY TV3 and  First Alert Surf Report by LOCAL WECT TV6,
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"I'm Guessing, the above tide times for Kure Beach, NC vary ( + or -) 30 minutes." *
Knot = 6,076 feet or 1 degree of arc great circle of earth. 10 knots ~ 11.5 miles

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