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May Fishing Ocracoke

May is our peak spring fishing month on Ocracoke Island. Whether surf fishing, inshore, or offshore, there is a chance for the catch of a lifetime. The fishing will change from only seeing early spring species such as drum and bluefish to including summertime fish such as cobia, Spanish mackerel, and pompano.

Whether you like fishing for sea mullets along the beach or trolling for dolphin offshore, May can be a great month around Ocracoke. And the most excitement will probably be generated by near-shore cobia!

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McKeever Henley shared more photos of yesterday fishing Ocracoke. ‘One is my first big drum, the guy in blue jacket is my dad, and the other pic is a man that was next to us. All caught yesterday near south point.’ (Eric Williams - I think in last photo) Thanks so much for the share! ... See MoreSee Less

McKeever Henley shared more photos of yesterday fishing Ocracoke. ‘One is my first big drum, the guy in blue jacket is my dad, and the other pic is a man that was next to us. All caught yesterday near south point.’ (Eric Williams - I think in last photo) Thanks so much for the share!Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Thanks for playing photographer for me..my dogs are terrible at it. And congrats on your first big drum...remember what I told you about the first one though.

Nice catch

Nice

Great pics, gorgeous fish! Is he the guy who worked in the shop this summer?

Wow , great catch !

Sam Golightly we have to get us a trip planned when we get on the same shift #hotgaff

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We are a retail tackle and bait shop on Ocracoke Island that specializes in all surf, inshore, and offshore fishing needs as well as beach goods and clothing. You can find over 100 different models of rods and reels from

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