Drum caught 7/15/18

Drum caught 7/15/18

Josh with a 34 pound Jack Crevalle caught 7/8/18!

Mike with another limit of speckled trout caught 7/2/18. The largest one weighed 5 pounds!

Bruce Greer with a nice puppy drum and several keeper flounder caught 6/28/18.

Mike and Caroline with speckled trout and black drum caught early 6/27/18.

Mike & Caroline early morning catch 6/23/18.

Bobbie with a nice flounder caught 6/18/18.

Mike's morning catch 6/15/18

Elizabeth Davidson with a big black drum caught 6/12/18

Chris Hager with a nice stack of black drum caught 6/11/18

Durwood with a nice chopper caught 5/17/18

The Pova family catch from 5/12/18

David Moore with a 5 lb 7 oz Spanish caught 5/11/18.

Rafat with a 2 lb 11 oz Pompano caught 5/9/18.

Chris Hager & the 10+ lb winning bluefish, Topsail Island Surf & Pier Fishing Challenge!

Greg Vazquez with a nice drum caught 11/12/17

Joey Kellum with a nice drum caught 11/12/17

Becky with a nice drum caught 11/12/17

SPOT RUN!!! 11/5/17 Morning

Bob & Steve with trout caught 11/1/17.

Tom & Mark with drum and trout caught 11/1/17.

Carolyn with a nice spot caught 11/1/17.

Thomas Harless with a nice trout caught 11/1/17.

Chris Hager with a 33 lb. King landed 10/17/17.

Ernie with an 18 lb King landed 10/16/17.

Bob Sheahan with a 5 1/2 lb sheepshead, caught on a GotCha lure 10/1/17.

Mike Carden with another limit of speckled trout caught 7/17/17.

Ed Brooks with some nice black drum caught 7/1/17.

Mike with a 4 1/4 lb flounder caught 6/29/17.

Durwood with two nice drum caught 6/26/17!

Mr. & Mrs. Kobayashi with some nice speckled trout caught 11/28/16!

Chris Hager with a 40" red drum caught 11/7/16!

Dalton with a nice red drum caught and released 10/15/16!

Alan Smith with a 30 lb. King caught 10/17/16!

Max Gaspeny with a beautiful red drum landed 11/8/15!

Bob Burton with a 41 inch red drum just landed, one of three he already caught today!

Here's a shot of Jeremi Canaday who wrote: "Caught this from the end of the pier Monday night. No trip to Topsail is complete without a visit to Jolly Roger. Biggest fish I've ever caught, was so excited I forgot to measure it! Can't wait to come back next year!!

Jolly Roger crew member Sam Kilpatrick with a 45-inch Red caught 9/27/15!

Steve Baker with a nice slot-size drum caught 6/23/15!

Bobby Joyce with a nice slot drum caught 6/23/15!

11-year old Alex Aponte with a 31-lb king and a 21-lb king, both caught 8/15/14!

Rachel's first fish - a 15 in. flounder!

Chandler Rosenbaun with a 33 lb. King landed 7/28/14 (without the tail)!

Hallie M. with a 6 lb. Spanish caught 7/26/14!

Andrea Whitney with a 4 1/2 lb. black drum caught 7/19/14!

Johnnie King and a5 3/4 lb. black drum caught 7/19/14!

Greg Vasquez with a 20", 4 lb. flounder caught 7/19/14!

Bobby Joyce with a nice 3 lb., 9 oz. speckled trout!!

Colin Eimers with the 80+ lb. tarpon he caught & released on 7/16/14; this is Colin's 4th tarpon caught from the Jolly Roger Pier!

Tyler Rose with a 4 lb. Spanish caught 7/1!

Steve Partin with a nice 6 3/4 lb black drum!

Greg Vazquez with a 21 1/2 in. 4 lb. Trout and 19 in. 3lb. Puppy Drum caught 7/5!

Joe Bianco with the first Spanish of the season!

Ny Seng with a nice slot-sized puppy drum caught 11/18/13!

Tyrone Scales with a 2lb. 3 oz. Pompano caught 11/8/13!

Carol W. with a 22 in. drum caught 11/2/13!

B.T. with a 20 lb. King he caught 10/21/13!

Ed Joyner with a nice drum 9/28/13 (photo by Johnnie King)

Dean Phillips with a stack of nice Spanish caught yesterday!

Tim Arey with a 6-3/4 lb. speckled trout he caught 9/25/13 on finger mullet!

Pete Micah with a 4.75 lb Spanish!

Nice cooler full of spots and blues caught 9/15/13 by John Karakasis!

Colin Eimers with a 23 lb. King Mackerel caught 8/13/13!

Greg Vasquez with a 26 inch Puppy Drum caught 8/18/13!

Tess' shot "Fresh Catch".

Here's Joey Kellum with a 26 lb. king he caught 8/3/13.

Here's Colin Eimers with a 50 lb. tarpon he caught and released on July 4; this is Colin's third tarpon from the Jolly Roger!

Rusty Goodwin with a 19 lb Cobia he caught 6/20/13 using a bucktail jig with 12 lb test line!

Tyler (on the right) caught this 42 lb. Cobia 6/17/13 using a live menhaden!

2.5 lb. Pompano caught by Eric Kanipe on 5/28/13!

Jake's shot of a nice sheepshead caught by Ron McCauley on 5/26/13!

Mashallah with a nice black drum caught 5/23/13!

Addison Edwards' shot of a great Father-Son fishing trip!

Chris Hager's shot "Puffers Everywhere" 4/11/13

Wayne Nixon with one of many black drum he caught 10/29/12

Pompano 10/19/12!

Carol W. with a spot 10/15/12!

A nice mix of bottom fish caught 10/14/12!

Michael Lanier with a 20 lb. King caught 10/14/12!

Joey Kellum with a 25 lb. King caught 10/13/12!

Stacy Pleasant with a 37 lb. King caught 10/11/12!

Robbie Jordan with a 38 lb. King caught 10/11/12!

Brian Collins with a 44 lb. King caught 10/9/12!

Bradley and Austin Crossen with a 23 lb King caught 10/8/12!

Allen Smith with a 33 lb King caught 10/7/12 - Allen's first king!

Bennet "BT" Tolar landed this 30 lb. King on 10/6/12!

Mike Roten and Dale Pennington with a NICE pair of Kings (24 1/2 and 35 1/2 lbs.) caught 10/1/12!

35 1/2 lb. King caught by Dale Pennington 10/1/12!

Dean Phillips with a nice Spanish 9/25/12.

Guy Bianco with a 3 lb. pompano caught on a GotCha lure on 9/24/12.

Spanish caught by "Deep" on 9/13/12.

George Langston landing a blue 9/12/12.

Over the slot drum caught and released 9/10/12.

Nice drum prior to landing (see above) 9/10/12.

2 lb. 15 oz. Pompano caught by Randall Haro 9/10/12!.

Jackie Weathersby with a 32lb. King caught 9/7/12.

Steve Carlen with a big drum caught 9/7/12.

Chris Hagar with a NICE stack of sheepshead and black drum caught 8/8/12!

Hunter Moody with an 80 lb. Tarpon caught 7/27/12!

Michael Lanier with a BIG tarpon 7/6/12!

Harry Willard with a beautiful 26" puppy drum caught 6/29/12!

Bobby Joyce with a 4lb. 6 oz. flounder caught 6/25/12!

Tyler Rose with a 9 lb. chopper caught 6/22/12!

Here's Jake's photo of Alan Pleasants with 78" length, 42" girth tarpon he caught and released 6/15/12!

Here's Jake's photo of Doug Keicher with a 4lb black drum caught 5/29/12!

Here's Jake's photo of Willie Campbell with a 2 3/4 lb. Pompano caught 5/21/12!

Sam B. with a 4 lb. 8 oz. black drum he caught on 5/10/12!

Phillip Arrington with an 8.8 lb. chopper blue he caught on 4/30/12

Kevin Leary with a 20" Spanish caught 4/12.

Chris Hagar with an 8lb., 13 oz. Black Drum caught 4/17/12.

Here's Lisa H. with her first fish; wait a minute, it looks like two at a time!

Jackie with a nice speckled trout caught 11/9/11!

Nick Laws, Samantha Donley, Justin Donley, and Keith Laws with some nice speckled trout and blues caught 10/23/11.

Chris Hager says: "A bad day of flounder fishing turned into a good day of sheepshead fishing!" 10/6/11

Joseph V. with a nice drum he caught on 10/5-11 - his birthday!

Angelo “Deep” DePaola (below) caught and released this ~125 lb. tarpon on 9/20/11!

Deep fighting the Tarpon (above). For more about Deep, read “The Pier King” in the September/October issue of the Wildlife in NC Magazine.

George Langston with a nice speckled trout caught 9/19/11.

Kim with a nice pompano caught 9/21/11.

Here's Austin Piver with a nice 26" drum he caught on 9/17/11.

Earl Price with two nice pompano he caught Labor Day weekend.

Alan Pleasant with a 96 lb. Tarpon caught 8/4/11.

Brad Goodrich with a 26 lb. King caught 7/26/11.

Stacy Pleasant's 80 lb. Tarpon caught 7/23/11.

Bennett Tolar with a 6 lb. Spanish caught 7/22/11.

Colin Eimers' SECOND tarpon this season: 85 lbs. caught 7/20/11.

Chris Hager with a 26.5" red drum caught on 7/16/11.

Pat and Dustin Little with a 106 lb. Tarpon caught on 7/16/11.

Alex Padgett with a 7.5 lb. black drum caught on 7/11/11..

Colin Elmers with a 75 lb. tarpon caught on 7/6/11.

David Sugrue with an 83 lb.tarpon caught on 7/4/11.

Colin Elmers with a 19 lb. King Mackerel caught on 7/1/11.

Chris Hager with a 6.5 lb. Black Drum; look at the Shark bites!

Mike Stout's 17 lb. King Mackerel

Ray McNeely with a 31 lb. King Mackerel caught on 6/23/11.

Chris Hager with a 10 lb. 7 oz. Sheepshead caught on 6/22/11.

15-year old Alan Pleasant with an 83 lb. Tarpon he caught and released on 6/17/11 after a 2-hour fight!

Lyn Joyner with a 15 1/2 lb. Cobia caught on 6/15/11.

Stephanie Henly caught these 3 flounder on 6/12/11.

Marvin Campbell with a 4 lb. 13 oz. Spanish he caught 5/30/11 on a GotCha lure!

Howard Hill with a 10 lb. 14 0z. black drum caught 5/22/11.

Tyler Smith caught this 14 lb. 2 oz. chopper blue on 5/19/11.

Derrick Vaughn with a 6 lb. drum caught 5/15/11.

Hugh Hunter with a chopper blue caught 5/11/11.

This Dolphin was feeding on blues beside the pier this week.

Chopper blue caught on 5/5/11.

Emma L. catching blues on 4/20/11.

VA mullet coming to the rail 4/18/11 by Donald West.

Jim Tsioumos caught this 24" puppy drum on 4/17/11.

This pelican was fishing so close to shore that he rode a wave to the beach!

Allison Edwards' shot of a NE Greensboro intersection.

This Great Blue Heron was checking out the fishing action on the pier this morning - it was pretty slow for him too! Not much to report this week - a few Shad were caught earlier in the week. 1/6/11

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Fishing Report 7/15/18

We've had a great run of nice black drum last night and this morning, along with mullet, spots, croakers, and some slot-sized puppy drum. Awesome beach weather today, with “plentiful sunshine"! Light SE wind and clear green water. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 7/13/18

Great tidal pools at low tide midday, and good fishing there at high tide at night. We're catching blues & drum during the day and spots, drum, and trout at night. The wind is E at about 10, and we have clear water, with a great weather forecast through early next week! - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 7/10/18

We caught black drum, spots, and croakers last night and blues yesterday afternoon. Fantastic weather now, with a cool breeze from the North again this morning! - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 7/7/18

We have a mix of sunshine and showers today, with a nice NE breeze and clear water. Croakers, spots, & black drum were caught last night, and blues and a few flounder so far today. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/28/18

See photo of Bruce Greer with a nice puppy drum and several keeper flounder caught today! We have a great weather forecast through July 4th; come on down! - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/27/18

See photo of Mike and Caroline with speckled trout and black drum caught early this morning! Great run of Spanish yesterday, and good action on blues as well. One Tarpon brought back to the Pier and broken off, more seen. Good summer fishing - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/23/18

See photo of Mike & Caroline's early trout & mullet catch; the spots are hitting as well! - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/22/18

Awesome beach day, with lots of sunshine and a good breeze from the South! Blues, ladyfish, and Spanish this morning. Big mullet, some spots, and drum last night - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/21/18

SPOTS are here! Better fishing for them at night, and we’re seeing mullet, black drum, puppy drum, flounder, and trout as well. Baitfish are plentiful, and the Spanish and blues are hitting early morning and late afternoon. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/18/18

Nice flounder just landed. Trout, black drum, and puppy drum last night - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/15/18

We caught speckled trout, Spanish, flounder, and drum this morning. We have a light wind and sunshine so far today, and the weekend forecast looks great! - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/12/18

We’ve caught some nice big black drum and also Spanish on GotCha Lures for several days. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 6/11/18

We’ve caught some nice black drum, Spanish, flounder, and blues for the past several days. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 5/26/18

Spanish and blues this morning on the Pier. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 5/25/18

Blues hit on every cast yesterday, and are back again today. Schools of ladyfish yesterday afternoon gave everyone a good time. Some nice Spanish were in the mix. GotCha lures were the ticket for both of them. We landed some nice sheepshead, as well as a few black drum. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 11/12/17

We caught LOTS of nice slot-sized drum yesterday, along with big Virginia Mullet, Blues, Pompano, and Flounder. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 11/5/17

SPOT RUN NOW!!! Catching them two at a time. The Topsail Pier/Surf Fishing Challenge runs thru today. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 11/1/17

Limits of speckled trout were caught yesterday, along with good numbers of big sea mullet! We’re seeing more spots every day now, and more flounder. Black drum, puppy drum, and blues have all been in the mix this week. Perfect weather is forecast thru the weekend, with the wind shifting to the NE today. The Topsail Pier / Surf Fishing Challenge begins Friday night and runs thru Sunday. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 10/17/17

Chris Hager landed a 33 lb. King this morning! We caught nice Virginia mullet last night and blues this morning. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 10/16/17

We caught 2 kings this morning! Over the weekend we caught spots, pompano, and blues. Spots hit late afternoon and early night. A Cold front will push thru this afternoon, and conditions will improve, with NE winds, and cooler temps this week. - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 10/1/17

Spots, pompano, blues, Spanish, and drum in good numbers this weekend. The wind remains NE, with perfect October conditions. Plenty of bait fish today. It’s ON!! - Robin Orr

Fishing Report 7/1