Spec Fever Guide Service - Oriental Fishing Reports

dynamite speckled trout fishing

March 25, 2017

The weather has gotten right again and the fish are snapping. Good numbers and great size fish came to the boat. The fish were in the creeks and out of any wind. Soft plastics and popping corks did the… Read Full Report →

more speckled trout!

March 11, 2017

I had 3 anglers on board for a fishing and teaching trip. The guys landed 37 speckled trout and took 7 nice fish home for their dinner! Read Full Report →

Specks and redfish remains excellent

March 09, 2017

The speckled trout and redfishing remains excellent in the creeks off the lower Neuse River. We catching quantity and quality of fish. Look for the action to stay red hot right through the month. Read Full Report →

Red Hot speckled trout fishing

February 27, 2017

We caught numerous speckled trout in many places in the lower Neuse River. Plenty of keeper sized fish from 15 to 20 inches were released and one gator; 6 pound speck! We also caught several nice redfish and a… Read Full Report →

Red Hot Winter fishing

February 17, 2017

We are catching stripers, specks,redfish crappie, bass and shad and a few bonus fish as well! We are catching them all on light tackle and fly on the Neuse River near New Bern. The water is warming up fast… Read Full Report →

Neuse River stripers, specks and reds

March 26, 2016

We had a good top water bite on stripers, followed plenty of soft plastics bites with them as well. A short move down river produced stripers, specks and redfish on popping corks! Plenty more action on the way! Read Full Report →

More spring stripers and shad

February 28, 2016

Pre spawn striper and hickory shad fishing remains good on the Neuse River above New Bern. Fishing soft plastics on deep edges and in creek mouths remains product for striped bass. Shad continue moving into feeder creeks and responding… Read Full Report →

Spring Stripers, shad and pan-fish!

February 21, 2016

Pre-pawn striped bass, hickory shad, crappie, white and yellow perch bite really stepped up this weekend on the Neuse and Trent River near New Bern, NC. Water temps pushed into the upper 40's and the river came to life.… Read Full Report →

Red Hot winter specks, plus...

December 20, 2015

The creek fishing off the Neuse River has been red hot for the last few weeks! We are catching from 30 to 50 specks on the half day plus a mix of stripers, redfish and flounder. The water remains… Read Full Report →

Red hot false albacore fishing!

November 17, 2015

The false albacore fishing has been as good as it gets out of Beaufort, NC this week. Great fly rod action and light tackle too! Look for the fishing to stay hot over the next few weeks. We are… Read Full Report →

Specks and more specks, redfish, striper

November 01, 2015

The speckled seatrout bite is off the charts with huge numbers of fish. Throw in some redfish and stripers and your got a great day on the water. We are catching fish on fly, top water, soft plastics and… Read Full Report →

Giant reds keep coming

September 03, 2015

We set out for NC's giant red drum once again and the fish was fantastic. We targeted the fish with DOA swim bait popping cork rigs on my new TFO Inshore series MH action rods. It didn't take long… Read Full Report →

Giant redfish

August 21, 2015

It's that time of the year again on the Neuse River near Oriental, NC.....giant red drum. Windy conditions have made for tougher conditions this year but we are still catch many world class reds on my popping cork method.… Read Full Report →