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August Fishing On Ocracoke

August brings hot weather, greenhead flies, and fishing opportunities for those on vacation. The hot weather generates afternoon thunderstorms, but the surf is often calm enough for some light tackle fishing. While spring and fall are considered the prime months for fishing at Ocracoke, some trophies can still be found in late summer.

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22 hours ago

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Wesley Smith and his son Liam of Lenoir were flounder fishing at the northern point of Ocracoke using live mullet and caught these two nice flounder yesterday.
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Wesley Smith and his son Liam of Lenoir were flounder fishing at the northern point of Ocracoke using live mullet and caught these two nice flounder yesterday. 
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Is that kid taller than his dad ??? 😆 Great looking fish gents!!

I remember teaching Wesley how to fish way back when we were at Appalachian State. I’m glad to see he is passing along the knowledge to the next generation!

We know exactly where to catch these, Ryan Moehlman.

Awesome sore miss it

Love flounder

Nice fish

It's time guys!!! Randy Phipps Paul Gaines Sara Moehlman

Sure

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Tradewinds Tackle Shop

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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